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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

Bills activate DB Corto

Posted Oct. 22, 2010 @ 2:15 p.m. ET
The Bills activated DB Jon Corto to the 53-man roster on Friday and waived DB Cary Harris.

Bills' early-down struggles lead to 3rd-and-long disaster

Posted Oct. 22, 2010 @ 10:02 a.m. ET
The Bills are one of the league's worst teams on third downs, and that's mainly due to their difficulty in moving the ball on first and second downs.

Poll: Bills will be last team to win a game

Posted Oct. 20, 2010 @ 11:20 p.m. ET
Readers of this Web site say that Buffalo will be the last team to win a game this season, according to the results of our recently concluded poll.

Lack of sacks highlights Bills' problems

Posted Oct. 16, 2010 @ 5:58 p.m. ET
The Bills have only six sacks, one of the many struggles the team has dealt with while switching to a 3-4 defense.

Spiller's role with Bills a work in progress

Posted Oct. 16, 2010 @ 5:33 p.m. ET
Although Fred Jackson is starting and Marshawn Lynch has been traded away, the role of Buffalo rookie RB C.J. Spiller is still unclear, according to AFC East Whispers.

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.

Bills activate TE Nelson, waive OLB Ellis

Posted Oct. 11, 2010 @ 1:03 p.m. ET
The Bills activated TE Shawn Nelson to their 53-man roster on Monday and waived OLB Chris Ellis.

No team 4-0 for first time since 1970

Posted Oct. 11, 2010 @ 9:37 a.m. ET
The Colts 19-9 win over the Chiefs in Week Five marked the first time since 1970 that no team will start the season 4-0.

Jags send Bills to 0-5 with 36-26 win

Posted Oct. 10, 2010 @ 5:13 p.m. ET
Once David Garrard cleaned up his mistakes, the quarterback led the Jacksonville Jaguars to a comeback 36-26 win Sunday over the Buffalo Bills, who at 0-5 are off to their worst start in 25 years.

Offensive line not aiding Bills

Posted Oct. 08, 2010 @ 4:17 p.m. ET
The Bills' offensive line has been very poor in 2010, especially in pass blocking, one of the major reasons the team has struggled on the season.

Bills LB Ellison, S Scott out for Week Five

Posted Oct. 08, 2010 @ 3:30 p.m. ET
Knee injuries will force Bills LB Keith Ellison and S Bryan Scott to miss Buffalo's Week Five game against the Jaguars.

Bills-Jaguars blacked out in Buffalo

Posted Oct. 07, 2010 @ 2:38 p.m. ET
The Bills have announced that their Week Five game vs. the Jaguars will be blacked out on local TV, as they have about 12,000 unsold tickets for Sunday's game.

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.

Bills trade RB Lynch to Seahawks

Posted Oct. 05, 2010 @ 2:45 p.m. ET
The Bills have agreed to trade RB Marshawn Lynch to the Seahawks for a 2011 fourth-round draft choice and a conditional choice in 2012, according to Fox Sports. To make room for Lynch, Seattle released veteran RB Julius Jones.

Bills sign OL Wrotto

Posted Oct. 04, 2010 @ 5:18 p.m. ET
The Bills signed OL Mansfield Wrotto to their 53-man roster on Monday. Wrotto was signed to the team's practice squad on Oct. 1.

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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