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Fred Jackson

Fred Jackson - #22 - RB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 1"/ 216 lbs.
Birthday 02/20/1981
Birthplace Fort Worth, TX
College Coe
Years played 7


Att Yds TD
115 437 3

Bills place RB Jackson on I.R.

Posted Dec. 11, 2012 @ 5:18 p.m. ET
The Bills officially placed RB Fred Jackson on injured reserve Tuesday and elevated DT Jay Ross to the active roster.

Bills RB Jackson out for season

Posted Dec. 10, 2012 @ 4:50 p.m. ET
Head coach Chan Gailey said Monday that Fred Jackson will miss at least 2-3 weeks with a knee injury suffered in Sunday’s loss to the Rams.

Bills RB Jackson cleared to return

Posted Nov. 21, 2012 @ 1:03 p.m. ET
After suffering a concussion in a Week 10 loss to the Patriots, Bills RB Fred Jackson has been cleared to return and is expected to play Sunday.

Bills RB Jackson to miss Thursday's game with concussion

Posted Nov. 12, 2012 @ 3:48 p.m. ET
Bills RB Fred Jackson sustained a concussion in Sunday’s loss to the Patriots and will not play Thursday night against the Dolphins.

Key matchup: Bills RBs Jackson, Spiller vs. Patriots defense

Posted Nov. 09, 2012 @ 12:50 p.m. ET
The Bills need to establish a run game and get the ball into the hands of Fred Jackson and C.J. Spiller often if they want to score an upset win.

Live Week Four fantasy injury updates

Posted Sept. 30, 2012 @ 3:02 p.m. ET
Dolphins RB Reggie Bush and Redskins WR Pierre Garcon are both active for Sunday's late games.

Thursday's 60-second rant: No end in sight to major fantasy funk

Posted Sept. 20, 2012 @ 3:23 p.m. ET
Dan Arkush searches for sympathy in a rant about his 0-2 fantasy team, which shows no signs of improving with players like Hakeem Nicks dropping like flies.

Bills RB Jackson out at least three games

Posted Sept. 10, 2012 @ 3:44 p.m. ET
Bills head coach Chan Gailey confirmed that RB Fred Jackson will miss at least three weeks after suffering a knee injury in Sunday’s loss to the Jets.

All-underrated 2012 NFL team

Posted Aug. 31, 2012 @ 1:54 p.m. ET
Some might be more well known than others on the list, but these 25 players deserve greater mention for their skills.

Bills extend RB Jackson

Posted May 07, 2012 @ 2:19 p.m. ET
The Bills agreed to a contract extension with RB Fred Jackson, the team announced Monday.

Despite Spiller's strong season, Bills want to extend Jackson

Posted Jan. 29, 2012 @ 9:39 p.m. ET
C.J. Spiller proved he is no bust, but the Bills would still prefer to get an extension done with fellow RB Fred Jackson at some point.

Spiller's value increased, but not as featured back

Posted Dec. 23, 2011 @ 4:13 a.m. ET
Bills RB C.J. Spiller has impressed as a starter, but he is still not ready to be a featured back like Fred Jackson was when healthy.

Bills place RB Jackson on I.R.; claim RB Choice

Posted Nov. 23, 2011 @ 6:01 p.m. ET
Bills RB Fred Jackson was placed on injured reserve with a fracture to the fibula bone in his lower right leg.

An ode to Michael Turner

Posted Nov. 17, 2011 @ 8:48 p.m. ET
In this week's "Fantasy football: 21 things," Pat Fitzmaurice makes the case for Michael Turner as a reliable, underappreciated running back.

Bills' offense bottled up again

Posted Nov. 14, 2011 @ 6:27 p.m. ET
In the past two games, the Bills have been outscored 71-18, falling to 5-4 and looking like a team that is a year or two away as opposed to this season's surprise playoff candidate.


Posted Dec. 09, 2012
The Buffalo Bills officially placed Jackson on injured reserve Tuesday and promoted defensive tackle Jay Ross to the 53-man roster.||||||| Jackson won't require surgery after being diagnosed with a Grade 2 sprain to his MCL this week, but with the Bills at 5-8 and looking toward next season, the move became an obvious one. His injury leaves Buffalo with just two active running backs, C.J. Spiller and Tashard Choice. Gailey said fullback Corey McIntyre could fill the third spot if necessary,
Posted Dec. 03, 2012
Jackson rushed for 109 yards on 25 carries in Sunday's win over Jacksonville.||||||| This was the first time this season that Jackson topped the 100-yard mark.
Posted Nov. 25, 2012
Jackson is active for Sunday's game at Indianapolis.||||||| Jackson passed a concussion test earlier this week and coach Chan Gailey said then that Jackson would play. Before kickoff, team officials said C.J. Spiller would get the start in place of Jackson.
Posted Nov. 21, 2012
Fred Jackson has been cleared to play at Indianapolis this weekend after passing a series of NFL-mandated concussion tests||||||| Jackson says he felt good before practice Wednesday, and coach Chan Gailey added that he expects the running back to play Sunday. Despite having Jackson back, Gailey said C.J. Spiller will remain the starter and get a majority of playing time. That's a switch in philosophy after the two had been splitting time before Jackson was hurt in a 37-31 loss at New England on Nov. 11.
Posted Nov. 12, 2012
Jackson's status is uncertain as he continues to recover from a concussion.||||||| Jackson, who missed Thursday's win, attended an offensive walk-through session on Monday, but has not yet been cleared for contact.