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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

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Att Yds TD
115 437 3

Bears-Bills matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Nov. 06, 2010 @ 10:39 p.m. ET
If Buffalo can keep from falling too far behind the Bears, it won't be forced to throw to catch up, and RBs Fred Jackson and C.J. Spiller could be featured more prominently.

With Lynch gone, Jackson the lead dog for Bills

Posted Oct. 11, 2010 @ 3:35 p.m. ET
Following the Bills' trade of RB Marshawn Lynch last week, it became clear Sunday that Fred Jackson would take over as the team's primary ballcarrier.

Report: Jackson to replace Lynch as starter

Posted Oct. 06, 2010 @ 12:37 p.m. ET
Bills RB Fred Jackson will take over departed RB Marshawn Lynch's starting spot in the Buffalo backfield, according to an ESPN report.

Fitz's Four-Course Fantasy Feast

Posted Sept. 23, 2010 @ 9:07 p.m. ET
WR Mark Clayton has been a revelation since arriving in St. Louis, writes Pat Fitzmaurice in "Fitz's Four-Course Fantasy Feast," which includes a salad course that serves up tastings of Michael Vick.

Bills would be wise to deal a running back

Posted Sept. 18, 2010 @ 7:59 p.m. ET
The Bills might not want to admit it, but their smartest move may be trading one of their three running backs while the players still have some value.

Bills commit to keeping RB Lynch

Posted Sept. 16, 2010 @ 11:52 a.m. ET
Despite trade rumors, the Bills have stated they are not looking to trade reserve RB Marshawn Lynch.

Bills can't win unless offense improves

Posted Sept. 13, 2010 @ 4:53 p.m. ET
Until the Bills' offense does a better job of running the ball and increasing time of possession, the team will be on the losing end of close games.

Bills’ backfield a three-headed mess

Posted Sept. 13, 2010 @ 3:47 p.m. ET
Everyone thought the Bills' backfield situation would be difficult to sort out. But nobody guessed that their power trio would be this ineffective.

Bills' Jackson expected to play in opener

Posted Sept. 08, 2010 @ 2:43 p.m. ET
He won't be starting in the season opener, but Bills RB Fred Jackson will play in the game, head coach Chan Gailey said Wednesday.

Bills RB Lynch cleared to play in preseason finale

Posted Aug. 31, 2010 @ 2:08 p.m. ET
After hurting his ankle in the Bills' first preseason game against Washington, RB Marshawn Lynch has been cleared to play in Thursday's preseason finale against the Lions.

Bills help ailing TE corps, sign Foschi

Posted Aug. 23, 2010 @ 4:30 p.m. ET
Buffalo helped it's injury-riddled TE group by signing four-year veteran J.P. Foschi.

Bills TE Nelson suspended for first four games

Posted Aug. 20, 2010 @ 12:31 p.m. ET
Shawn Nelson, one of the Bills' most athletic tight ends who was battling for a starting spot, was suspended for the first four games of the season by the league on Friday.

Bills FS Byrd out indefinitely after surgery

Posted Aug. 19, 2010 @ 11:28 a.m. ET
The Bills suffered another injury to one of their starters as FS Jairus Byrd is out indefinitely after having surgery for the third time in 13 months to repair a groin injury.

Bills add two rookies to injury-depleted offense

Posted Aug. 16, 2010 @ 12:12 p.m. ET
The Bills signed two undrafted rookies Monday to try to bolster an offense that has been plagued by injuries this offseason.

Bills lose RBs Jackson, Lynch to injuries

Posted Aug. 14, 2010 @ 2:08 a.m. ET
The Bills, whose rushing attack is the centerpiece of their offense, lost two of their running backs, Fred Jackson and Marshawn Lynch, Friday night in a preseason-opening 42-17 defeat at the hands of the Redskins.

Lynch's days in Buffalo may be numbered

Posted Feb. 05, 2010 @ 9:43 a.m. ET
Coming out of California as a first-round pick in 2007, RB Marshawn Lynch looked like he'd be the Bills' featured back of the future after things did not work out with Willis McGahee. Lynch did nothing to dispel that ...

Seymour wants out of Oakland

Posted Jan. 10, 2010 @ 12:57 a.m. ET
According to our AFC Whispers, there has been no progress on a new contract between DRE Richard Seymour and the Raiders because the former Patriot doesn't want to return to the floundering franchise.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

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.

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