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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

AFC East Spin cycle: Pats stumble, Dolphins hanging on

Posted Dec. 17, 2012 @ 11:52 p.m. ET
The Patriots’ winning streak came to an end in a wild Sunday night loss to the 49ers and the Dolphins kept their faint playoff hopes on life support.

Wilson leads Seahawks' rout of Bills

Posted Dec. 16, 2012 @ 7:49 p.m. ET
Seattle QB Russell Wilson ran for three touchdowns and threw for another in leading the Seahawks to their second straight rout, a 50-17 win over the Bills.

CB McKelvin giving Bills reason to keep him

Posted Dec. 13, 2012 @ 2:06 p.m. ET
Bills CB Leodis McKelvin play has been up-and-down the past two seasons, but his punt-return skills and improved play at corner are gaining notice.

Bills leave too many points on the field in 2012

Posted Dec. 12, 2012 @ 12:48 p.m. ET
The Bills' failure to score more TDs in the red zone is big reason why they once again will be on the outside looking in at the playoffs.

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.

AFC East Spin cycle: Pats romp, Jets stay alive

Posted Dec. 10, 2012 @ 10:14 a.m. ET
The Patriots torched the Texans on Monday night, while the Jets, somehow, remain in the AFC wild-card hunt after beating the Jaguars.

Bradford's game-winner gives Rams win over Bills

Posted Dec. 09, 2012 @ 4:28 p.m. ET
Sam Bradford threw a 13-yard touchdown pass to Brandon Gibson with 48 seconds left to lift the Rams to a 15-12 win over the Bills on Sunday.

Bills SS Searcy trending upward

Posted Dec. 07, 2012 @ 12:12 p.m. ET
Bills second-year SS Da'Norris Searcy has earned extra playing time this season, setting up a potential battle to start with George Wilson.

Bills place OT Hairston on I.R.

Posted Dec. 06, 2012 @ 10:33 a.m. ET
The Bills placed OT Chris Hairston on injured reserve and signed OT Chris Scott to the 53-man roster.

Bills place DE Kelsay on I.R.

Posted Dec. 05, 2012 @ 12:06 p.m. ET
The Bills promoted CB T.J. Heath and OG Keith Williams to the 53-man roster and placed DE Chris Kelsay on injured reserve.

Key matchup: Rams' run defense vs. Bills RBs

Posted Dec. 04, 2012 @ 2:42 p.m. ET
PFW’s Dan Arkush focuses on the Rams’ run defense vs. Bills RBs C.J. Spiller and Fred Jackson in the Rams-Bills battle in Buffalo this Sunday.

Bills release LB Morrison

Posted Dec. 03, 2012 @ 4:36 p.m. ET
The Bills released veteran LB Kirk Morrison on Monday. The 30-year-old had not played in a game this season.

Bills C Wood to miss time with MCL injury

Posted Dec. 03, 2012 @ 3 p.m. ET
Bills C Eric Wood will miss at least two weeks after partially tearing his MCL in Sunday’s win over the Jaguars.

AFC East Spin cycle: Patriots again reign supreme

Posted Dec. 03, 2012 @ 1:58 p.m. ET
It's a familiar sight — the Patriots donning celebratory AFC East champion gear, with the rest of the division looking up at them.

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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