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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' new regime sees Edwards as 'salvageable'

Posted April 23, 2010 @ 3:26 p.m. ET
When QB Trent Edwards was banished to the bench last season in favor of Ryan Fitzpatrick, the general belief was that his days in Buffalo were numbered. After all, he appeared to lose his confidence and struggled mightily during the ...

Bills electrify offense with addition of Spiller

Posted April 22, 2010 @ 9:02 p.m. ET
The Bills passed on more pressing needs at quarterback and offensive tackle to give their ground game a spark with consensus No. 1 RB C.J. Spiller.

Bills still taking 'pass' on aerial upgrade

Posted April 19, 2010 @ 2:32 p.m. ET
While their AFC East foes make blockbuster deals to improve their receiving corps, the Bills are set to enter 2010 with one of the worst wideout groups in the league.

Bills' secondary depth opens up trade possibilities

Posted April 09, 2010 @ 6:51 p.m. ET
With such a quality collection of talent at defensive back, it opens up the possibility of Buffalo making a trade or two to add draft picks and, in turn, upgrade other positions.

Bills sign WR Jackson, re-sign CB Youboty

Posted March 31, 2010 @ 3:31 p.m. ET
The Bills announced Wednesday that the team has signed free-agent WR Chad Jackson and re-signed CB Ashton Youboty, a restricted free agent.

Bills re-sign six free agents

Posted March 29, 2010 @ 5:18 p.m. ET
The Bills announced Monday that they have re-signed restricted free agents DB George Wilson and LB Keith Ellison, exclusive rights free agents LB Jon Corto, DB Cary Harris and TE Jonathan Stupar and free agent WR Felton Huggins.

Bills content to replace T.O. with in-house WRs

Posted March 25, 2010 @ 6:49 p.m. ET
With Terrell Owens on his way out of town and unrestricted free agent Josh Reed not being offered a contract, the Bills appear to be in serious need of help at the WR position. But instead of searching for starting ...

Bills add former Ravens DL Edwards

Posted March 17, 2010 @ 11:43 a.m. ET
The Bills continued to re-shape their defense Wednesday, signing UFA DL Dwan Edwards. According to the Baltimore Sun, it's a four-year deal worth up to $18 million.

Report: Bills sign ex-Broncos ILB Davis

Posted March 16, 2010 @ 5:11 p.m. ET
The Bills have made their first major move in their switch to a 3-4 defense, signing free-agent ILB Andra Davis to a two-year contract, according to Fox 31 in Denver.

New ORT Green likely to start in Buffalo

Posted March 13, 2010 @ 10:30 p.m. ET
Despite a host of needs on both sides of the ball, the Bills have been one of the quieter teams in the early part of free agency. Their lone move thus far, however, could turn out to be an important ...

Report: Bills sign ex-Raiders OT Green

Posted March 08, 2010 @ 5:40 p.m. ET
The Bills have made their first noise in free agency, signing UFA OT Cornell Green to a three-year, $9 million deal on Monday, according to NFL.com.

Bills add Favorite

Posted March 02, 2010 @ 3:58 p.m. ET
The Bills announced Tuesday that they have signed DT Marlon Favorite. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

AFC East team needs

Posted March 01, 2010 @ 1:24 a.m. ET
The Bills will be looking this offseason for a starting quarterback to replace Trent Edwards and Ryan Fitzpatrick. With the start of free agency and the NFL draft just around the corner, PFW examines the needs of each team, position ...

Bills won't offer contracts to Owens, Denney, Reed

Posted Feb. 28, 2010 @ 9:26 a.m. ET
The Bills have announced that they will not offer contracts to three of their unrestricted free agents: WR Terrell Owens, DE Ryan Denney and WR Josh Reed. The trio will be free to sign with any team in the league ...

Gailey: Bills will fit 3-4 to players

Posted Feb. 26, 2010 @ 1:31 p.m. ET
As more and more teams switch to the 3-4 defense, finding players to fit the alignment has become increasingly difficult. But that doesn't worry Bills head coach Chan Gailey, who has a plan of his own when it comes ...

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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