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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

Fitzpatrick throws two TDs as Bills rout Jaguars

Posted Dec. 02, 2012 @ 4:36 p.m. ET
Quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick directed five straight scoring drives in helping the Bills keep alive their slim playoff hopes with a 34-18 win over the Jaguars.

Wins don't reflect it, but Bills defense improving

Posted Nov. 30, 2012 @ 10:42 a.m. ET
Bills WLB Nick Barnett spoke with PFW's Kevin Fishbain about Buffalo's defense improving in the second half of the season.

Bills-Jaguars blacked out in Buffalo

Posted Nov. 29, 2012 @ 1:49 p.m. ET
The Bills-Jaguars game at Ralph Wilson Stadium will be blacked out on local television, the Bills announced Thursday.

AFC East Spin cycle: Pats embarrass Jets, while Dolphins rally for win

Posted Nov. 26, 2012 @ 2:20 p.m. ET
On Thanksgiving night, the Patriots handed the Jets a loss to forget, and New England finds itself close to clinching the AFC East for the fourth year in a row.

Colts hang on for 20-13 win over the Bills

Posted Nov. 25, 2012 @ 4:43 p.m. ET
T.Y. Hilton scored on a 75-yard punt return and caught an 8-yard TD pass Sunday, leading the Colts to a 20-13 victory over Buffalo.

Bills RB Jackson cleared to return

Posted Nov. 21, 2012 @ 1:03 p.m. ET
After suffering a concussion in a Week 10 loss to the Patriots, Bills RB Fred Jackson has been cleared to return and is expected to play Sunday.

AFC East Spin cycle: Three 4-6 teams looking up at Patriots

Posted Nov. 19, 2012 @ 1:19 p.m. ET
The Patriots dominated in Week 11, extending their division lead to three games over the Bills, Jets and Dolphins, who are all 4-6.

Ejected Bills fan found dead after game

Posted Nov. 17, 2012 @ 1:52 p.m. ET
A Bills fan who was ejected at halftime of Thursday's Bills-Dolphins game at Ralph Wilson Stadium was found dead Friday morning.

Friday's 60-second rant: Can the Bills circle the wagons?

Posted Nov. 16, 2012 @ 2:34 p.m. ET
You might have written off the Bills’ playoff chances long ago, but don’t be shocked if they sneak into the postseason tournament.

Bills FS Byrd putting together strong contract season

Posted Nov. 16, 2012 @ 2:02 p.m. ET
Jairus Byrd's big interception in the Bills' win over the Dolphins was yet another key play, as he makes a push for a big contract.

Bills defense stuffs Dolphins in 19-14 win

Posted Nov. 15, 2012 @ 11:52 p.m. ET
Leodis McKelvin scored on a 79-yard punt return and the Bills' defense flexed its muscles in a 19-14 victory over the Dolphins.

Bills RB Jackson to miss Thursday's game with concussion

Posted Nov. 12, 2012 @ 3:48 p.m. ET
Bills RB Fred Jackson sustained a concussion in Sunday’s loss to the Patriots and will not play Thursday night against the Dolphins.

AFC East Spin cycle: Patriots survive; Dolphins, Jets fall flat

Posted Nov. 12, 2012 @ 10:34 a.m. ET
While the Patriots escaped with a win over the Bills to extend their lead in the division, the Jets and Dolphins suffered bad losses.

Patriots survive late rally to top Bills

Posted Nov. 11, 2012 @ 4:53 p.m. ET
The Patriots kept the surprisingly tough Bills winless at Gillette Stadium with a 37-31 victory on Sunday.

Bills promote S Silva

Posted Nov. 09, 2012 @ 3:48 p.m. ET
The Bills promoted S Mana Silva to the 53-man roster and waived rookie S Delano Howell. 

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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