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Tarvaris Jackson

Tarvaris Jackson - #7 - QB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 2"/ 225 lbs.
Birthday 04/21/1983
Birthplace Montgomery, AL
College Alabama State
Years played 8
Drafted 2006, 2nd round, 32nd pick by Vikings

NFL investigating phone prank

Posted March 12, 2013 @ 4:57 p.m. ET
The NFL is investigating the hacking of a phone conversation between GMs Buddy Nix of the Bills and Mark Dominik of the Buccaneers.

Bills release QB Fitzpatrick

Posted March 12, 2013 @ 4:48 p.m. ET
The Bills released QB Ryan Fitzpatrick after the signalcaller turned down an offer to restructure his deal.

Bills bring back McKelvin

Posted March 09, 2013 @ 1:45 p.m. ET
The Bills on Saturday announced the re-signing of CB-RS Leodis McKelvin to a four-year deal.

Buffalo Bills: 2013 team needs

Posted March 04, 2013 @ 12:29 p.m. ET
We highlight the top three needs on offense and defense for the Buffalo Bills, and take a look back at their 2012 draft class.

Bills place franchise tag on FS Byrd

Posted March 01, 2013 @ 1:29 p.m. ET
The Bills placed the franchise tag on FS Jairus Byrd, the team announced Friday. The tag for a safety is worth $6.916 million for 2013.

Bills DE Kelsay announces his retirement

Posted Feb. 27, 2013 @ 7:33 p.m. ET
Bills DE Chris Kelsay announced his retirement on Wednesday after 10 NFL seasons. 

Bills' 'D' in need of playmaking linebacker

Posted Feb. 26, 2013 @ 7:08 p.m. ET
While there are flashier needs on offense, the Buffalo defense is sorely lacking an impact player on the second level.

Bills extend assistant GM Whaley

Posted Feb. 23, 2013 @ 9:20 p.m. ET
The Bills signed assistant general manager Doug Whaley to a contract extension, the team announced Saturday.

Titans sign SS Wilson

Posted Feb. 22, 2013 @ 5:04 p.m. ET
The Titans signed former Bills SS George Wilson to a two-year deal on Friday.

Marrone stresses importance of competition when talking Bills' QBs

Posted Feb. 22, 2013 @ 2:45 p.m. ET
Like the other coaches who are inheriting questions at QB, Doug Marrone offered little in terms of clarity as to who will be Buffalo's starter.

Bills re-sign OL Brown

Posted Feb. 19, 2013 @ 11:12 a.m. ET
The Bills re-signed OL Colin Brown, the team announced Tuesday.

Bills re-sign QB Jackson to compete with Fitzpatrick

Posted Feb. 15, 2013 @ 2:37 p.m. ET
The Bills on Friday announced that they have re-signed QB Tarvaris Jackson.

Bills release veteran CB McGee

Posted Feb. 14, 2013 @ 4:50 p.m. ET
The Bills released veteran CB Terrence McGee, the team announced on Thursday. 

Bills release LB Barnett, SS Wilson

Posted Feb. 11, 2013 @ 2:51 p.m. ET
The Bills released veterans LB Nick Barnett and SS George Wilson on Monday, the team announced.

Bills choose not to re-sign WR Jones

Posted Feb. 07, 2013 @ 5:59 p.m. ET
The Bills announced Thursday that they will not tender WR Donald Jones, which makes him a free agent.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Feb. 15, 2013
Jackson is coming back to Buffalo after re-signing with the Bills on Friday. And returning starter Ryan Fitzpatrick remains part of the team's future for now.||||||| In announcing Jackson's signing, new coach Doug Marrone ended a month of speculation regarding his plans at quarterback by saying he intends to have Fitzpatrick and Jackson compete for the starting job. "I spoke with Ryan and Tarvaris and told them we will have an open competition at the quarterback position - similar to what we will do at all positions," Marrone said, in a statement released by the team. "I believe that our players will embrace this challenge."
Posted Aug. 27, 2012
The Bills confirmed reports that they had acquired Tarvaris Jackson in a trade with the Seattle Seahawks in exchange for an undisclosed draft pick.||||||| Jackson traveled overnight to Buffalo, and was expected to join his new teammates for practice Monday afternoon.
Posted Aug. 26, 2012
A person familiar with discussions has told The Associated Press that the Buffalo Bills have tentatively agreed to acquire Jackson in a trade with the Seattle Seahawks.||||||| The Bills are in talks with Jackson's agent to restructure the final year of the player's contract. He's scheduled to make $4 million this season.
Posted Jan. 02, 2012
Jackson was 21 of 35 for 222 yards and a touchdown with one pick for the Seahawks in Sunday's 23-20 OT loss to Arizona.||||||| Jackson had career highs of 14 TDs and 13 INTs in his first season in the Pacific Northwest.
Posted Dec. 25, 2011
Jackson was 15 of 28 for 168 yards with one TD pass Saturday in a 19-17 loss to NFC West champion San Francisco.||||||| Jackson, however, fumbled the ball away on a late possession. He matches up next week with Arizona's John Skelton in an interesting matchup.

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