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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

Patriots-Bills matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Sept. 21, 2010 @ 5:27 p.m. ET
Here is a matchup to keep an eye on when the Patriots take on the Bills this Sunday.

Bills’ QB switch unlikely to lead to fantasy production

Posted Sept. 20, 2010 @ 4:53 p.m. ET
While the Bills are making a change under center in an attempt to spark their offense, fantasy owners shouldn't expect any dramatic improvements from Buffalo's skill players.

Fitzpatrick to start at QB for Bills

Posted Sept. 20, 2010 @ 3:19 p.m. ET
Bills head coach Chan Gailey announced Monday that Ryan Fitzpatrick will start at QB for the Bills in their Week Three game against the Patriots.

Matthews dominates as Packers crush Bills

Posted Sept. 19, 2010 @ 4:38 p.m. ET
LB Clay Matthews had three sacks to lead a dominant defensive performance in the Packers' 34-7 victory over the Buffalo Bills on Sunday.

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 ILB Posluszny (knee) to miss two weeks

Posted Sept. 13, 2010 @ 2:44 p.m. ET
Bills starting ILB Paul Posluszny will be out two weeks with a knee injury, the team reported on Monday.

Dolphins' defense shines in 15-10 victory over Bills

Posted Sept. 12, 2010 @ 4:26 p.m. ET
LB Karlos Dansby led Miami's new-look defense with eight tackles and a sack, RB Ronnie Brown scored from a yard out and Dan Carpenter kicked two field goals in leading the Dolphins to a 15-10 victory over the Buffalo ...

Bills OLB Posluszny leaves game with knee injury

Posted Sept. 12, 2010 @ 3:13 p.m. ET
Bills OLB Paul Posluszny has left the game against the Dolphins with a knee injury. He will not return.

DeHaven is link to Bills' glory years

Posted Sept. 12, 2010 @ 11:12 a.m. ET
If bad karma has been haunting the Buffalo Bills' franchise over the past decade, the return of special-teams coordinator Bruce DeHaven might help the worm finally turn.

Five football recipes to try out on game day

Posted Sept. 12, 2010 @ 2:23 a.m. ET
We asked five NFL players for the recipes they like the most, and they served up some delicious-sounding fare.

Undrafted Nelson pleasant surprise for Bills

Posted Sept. 11, 2010 @ 10:07 p.m. ET
David Nelson's name wasn't called during April's draft, but the unheralded wide receiver from the University of Florida might crack the Bills' starting lineup soon.

Dolphins ILB Crowder questionable for season opener

Posted Sept. 10, 2010 @ 4:33 p.m. ET
Dolphins starting ILB Channing Crowder, who has been out of practice with a groin injury since Aug. 17, is listed as questionable on the Dolphins' Friday injury report.

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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