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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

Chudzinski, Wannstedt not making proper adjustments

Posted Oct. 22, 2012 @ 12:56 p.m. ET
Carolina's Rob Chudzinski and Buffalo's Dave Wannstedt are struggling to adjust; Adrian Peterson's incredible season; and more from Week Seven.

AFC East Spin cycle: Patriots rally after another blown lead

Posted Oct. 22, 2012 @ 11:03 a.m. ET
The Patriots took over first place in the AFC East after edging the Jets and the Dolphins moved into second while on bye.

Titans sneak past Bills on Hasselbeck's game-winning throw

Posted Oct. 21, 2012 @ 4:47 p.m. ET
Matt Hasselbeck hit Nate Washington for a 15-yard touchdown with 1:03 left in leading the Titans to a 35-34 win over the Bills on Sunday.

League fines Bills, Redskins for injury-reporting violations

Posted Oct. 19, 2012 @ 4:56 p.m. ET
The NFL fined the Bills and Redskins each $20,000 for violations of the league’s injury-reporting policy.

Bills look to rookie SLB Bradham to spark run 'D'

Posted Oct. 19, 2012 @ 9:35 a.m. ET
The Bills' made a change in the linebacking corps to help the run defense, inserting rookie Nigel Bradham as a starter.

Packers place RB Saine on I.R.

Posted Oct. 15, 2012 @ 5:23 p.m. ET
The Packers claimed RB Johnny White off waivers from Buffalo and placed RB Brandon Saine on injured reserve.

Bills bring back DE Merriman

Posted Oct. 15, 2012 @ 3:55 p.m. ET
The Bills re-signed DE Shawne Merriman and released OL David Snow and DT Jay Ross.

AFC East Spin cycle: Four-way tie at top

Posted Oct. 15, 2012 @ 1:20 p.m. ET
The AFC East has turned into one of the most intriguing divisions thanks to a wild Sunday in Week Six, as each team is now 3-3.

Byrd's pick propels Bills to OT win over Cardinals

Posted Oct. 14, 2012 @ 8:06 p.m. ET
Jairus Byrd's second interception of the game set up Rian Lindell's 25-yard field goal 3:50 into overtime that gave the  Bills a 19-16 victory over the Cardinals.

Bills add Snow, Ross to roster

Posted Oct. 13, 2012 @ 4:20 p.m. ET
The Bills promoted C-OG David Snow and DT Jay Ross from the practice squad to the active roster on Saturday. 

NFL Links: Texans' offense in no rush

Posted Oct. 12, 2012 @ 11:24 a.m. ET
The Texans aren't conforming to the NFL's hurry-up trends, Alex Smith is suddenly a savior and Pete Carroll squares off with his old team.

Mario Williams says wrist injury is hindering hand use

Posted Oct. 11, 2012 @ 11:43 a.m. ET
Bills DE Mario Williams has been a disappointment through five games and said Wednesday that he needs to use his hands better.

Bills DE Anderson to miss 'significant time'

Posted Oct. 10, 2012 @ 3:24 p.m. ET
Bills DE Mark Anderson will miss “significant time” with a knee injury, GM Buddy Nix said Wednesday.

Wednesday's 60-second rant: Fitzpatrick's deep ball troubles continue

Posted Oct. 10, 2012 @ 2:21 p.m. ET
Ryan Fitzpatrick's accuracy problems on deep passes have been a problem again this season for a reeling Bills squad.

Bills sign Wells to bolster banged-up O-line

Posted Oct. 09, 2012 @ 10 p.m. ET
The Bills have signed Reggie Wells to address an injury-depleted offensive line.

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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