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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

Marrone stresses importance of competition when talking Bills' QBs

Posted Feb. 22, 2013 @ 2:45 p.m. ET
Like the other coaches who are inheriting questions at QB, Doug Marrone offered little in terms of clarity as to who will be Buffalo's starter.

Bills re-sign QB Jackson to compete with Fitzpatrick

Posted Feb. 15, 2013 @ 2:37 p.m. ET
The Bills on Friday announced that they have re-signed QB Tarvaris Jackson.

Questions remain at Bills backup QB spot

Posted Sept. 21, 2012 @ 8:48 p.m. ET
Newly acquired Tarvaris Jackson is not up to speed to be the No. 2 QB, yet, and the team's confidence in Tyler Thigpen is certainly questionable.

Report: Jackson restructures contract to complete Bills trade

Posted Aug. 27, 2012 @ 11:43 a.m. ET
According to NFL Network’s Michael Lombardi, QB Tarvaris Jackson agreed to restructure his contract to complete a trade to Buffalo.

Flynn to start preseason opener for Seattle

Posted Aug. 07, 2012 @ 8:41 p.m. ET
For this week and the preseason opener, Matt Flynn is the Seahawks' starting quarterback.

Late-blooming Seahawks making presence felt

Posted Dec. 19, 2011 @ 7:43 p.m. ET
With five wins in their last six games and three straight wins for the first time since 2007, it's time to start paying a lot more attention to Pete Carroll's Seahawks.

Seahawks suffer setback with sloppy loss to Redskins

Posted Nov. 28, 2011 @ 10:45 p.m. ET
Seattle's hopes of winning a third consecutive game for the first time in four years went up in a smoke in a 23-17 loss that was demoralizing, to say the least.

Jackson remains Seahawks' undisputed starting QB

Posted Oct. 13, 2011 @ 9:35 p.m. ET
Despite Charlie Whitehurst's winning effort out of the bullpen last week, our Seattle insiders tell us head coach Pete Carroll remains committed to Tarvaris Jackson as the starting QB.

Seahawks' QB situation up in the air following huge upset

Posted Oct. 10, 2011 @ 7:40 p.m. ET
A potential QB controversy could be in the offing in Seattle following a stunning upset victory that featured a winning bullpen performance by Charlie Whitehurst.

Seahawks QB Jackson has strained pectoral

Posted Oct. 10, 2011 @ 6:23 p.m. ET
Seahawks QB Tarvaris Jackson has a high-grade strained pectoral muscle and will not practice this week, head coach Pete Carroll told reporters at Monday's press conference.

Del Pilar's Digest: Quarterback busts

Posted Aug. 23, 2011 @ 10:25 p.m. ET
Fantasy guru William Del Pilar suggests some quarterbacking options that you might want to steer clear of on draft day.

Vikings turn back Seahawks 20-7

Posted Aug. 21, 2011 @ 1:39 a.m. ET
Vikings reserve CB Marcus Sherels returned a deflected pass from Tarvaris Jackson 64 yards for a touchdown as Minnesota beat Seattle 20-7 on Saturday night.

Rivers, Chargers shine; Seahawks rally late

Posted Aug. 11, 2011 @ 11:48 p.m. ET
The Seahawks can only hope Tarvaris Jackson someday runs their offense as smoothly as Philip Rivers controls the Chargers.

Carroll names Jackson starting QB

Posted July 30, 2011 @ 3:03 p.m. ET
Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll told reporters on Saturday that Tarvaris Jackson is the starting quarterback and it is "his job to lose."

Seahawks could readdress QB situation in 2012

Posted July 29, 2011 @ 4:26 p.m. ET
Newcomer Tarvaris Jackson appears to have a leg up on holdover Charlie Whitehurst for the Seahawks' starting QB job, but we hear the team will consider upgrading further in 2012.

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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