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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

Nix continues to hint at drafting franchise QB

Posted Nov. 09, 2012 @ 3:40 p.m. ET
Bills GM Buddy Nix continues to make it clear that he wants to get a franchise quarterback, and it could come in April's draft.

Key matchup: Bills RBs Jackson, Spiller vs. Patriots defense

Posted Nov. 09, 2012 @ 12:50 p.m. ET
The Bills need to establish a run game and get the ball into the hands of Fred Jackson and C.J. Spiller often if they want to score an upset win.

Bills add CB Butler, OT Welch

Posted Nov. 07, 2012 @ 10:26 a.m. ET
The Bills signed CB Crezdon Butler and OT Thomas Welch to the active roster on Wednesday. 

Bills place CB McGee, OT Pears on I.R.

Posted Nov. 06, 2012 @ 5:05 p.m. ET
The Bills placed CB Terrence McGee and ORT Erik Pears on injured reserve, released PK John Potter and activated WR Marcus Easley to the 53-man roster.

Bills trying to get most out of WR Graham's speed

Posted Nov. 05, 2012 @ 2:53 p.m. ET
The Bills want to get the most out of speedy rookie WR T.J. Graham, but that has proven to be easier said than done.

AFC East Spin cycle: Bills', Dolphins' strengths falter on Sunday

Posted Nov. 05, 2012 @ 11:16 a.m. ET
The Bills' run game and Dolphins' third-down defense, each team's respective strength, failed them in losses on Sunday.

Williams is disappointing as Bills' centerpiece

Posted Nov. 05, 2012 @ 10:55 a.m. ET
Bills Nation has hardly been enamored with the so-so play of so-called superstar Mario Williams, but the verdict remains out.

Texans' big three leads offense in win over Bills

Posted Nov. 04, 2012 @ 4:50 p.m. ET
Matt Schaub threw two touchdown passes and the Texans beat former top pick Mario Williams and the Bills 21-9 on Sunday.

Bills activate rookie CB Brooks

Posted Nov. 02, 2012 @ 1:56 p.m. ET
The Bills activated rookie CB Ron Brooks and placed OG Chad Rinehart on injured reserve.

Tuesday's 60-second rant: 2012's biggest tricks, treats

Posted Oct. 30, 2012 @ 2:50 p.m. ET
With Halloween a day away, it's time to identify teams that have pulled tricks on us and teams that have treated us to the biggest surprises?

Bills' Gailey remains loyal to Wannstedt

Posted Oct. 26, 2012 @ 8:53 p.m. ET
As bad as the Bills' defense has been, observers in Buffalo don't expect an in-season firing of Dave Wannstedt.

Wednesday's 60-second rant: Who is the second-best team in the AFC East?

Posted Oct. 24, 2012 @ 4:47 p.m. ET
In a muddled AFC, the team that finishes second in the AFC East could snag a wild-card berth, but it's hard to decipher which team that will be.

Bills DE Williams has wrist procedure; should practice next week

Posted Oct. 24, 2012 @ 3:37 p.m. ET
Bills DE Mario Williams underwent a procedure on his left wrist, head coach Chan Gailey confirmed Wednesday.

Report: Bills DE Williams considering wrist surgery

Posted Oct. 23, 2012 @ 11:15 p.m. ET
Bills DE Mario Williams is contemplating having surgery on his wrist during the team’s bye, according to Tim Graham of The Buffalo News.

Bills' new stadium proposed for city's waterfront

Posted Oct. 23, 2012 @ 7:26 p.m. ET
A Buffalo-area businessman has proposed building a new stadium in Buffalo in an effort to keep the team in the region for the long haul.

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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