Fred Jackson RUMORS & NEWS

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    Bob Condotta @bcondotta

    Pete Carroll says on ESPN 710 Radio show early word is Fred Jackson suffered a high ankle sprain last night.

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    The 1st good sign for #Seahawks RB Fred Jackson: X-Rays on his ankle were negative. Next will be the MRI, but maybe not as bad as it looked

  • Fred Jackson actually had a deal in place with the Steelers in March

    CBS Sports "Fred Jackson, the most popular and heralded Bills player of their post-Super Bowl era, left the team on bad terms earlier this month after a fallout with the front office. Jackson exited with pointed words for general manager Doug Whaley in particular. Had Whaley got his way back in March, when..." September 13

  • Fred Jackson stiff-armed Patriots after Bills release

    Sporting News "The Patriots and Seahawks competed against each other in last year's Super Bowl, and last week, they competed against each other for a prized free agent. When the Bills released running back Fred Jackson, the Pats and Seahawks reportedly jumped at the opportunity to sign him. Jackson told The..." September 09

  • Source: Seahawks, Fred Jackson agree to 1-year deal

    ESPN "The Seattle Seahawks have agreed to terms with free-agent running back Fred Jackson on a one-year deal, a source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter. Jackson, 34, was released Monday by the Buffalo Bills. He averaged a career-low 3.7 yards per carry last season, but his 66 catches were a career..." September 05

  • Fred Jackson says GM Doug Whaley wasn't honest with him

    ESPN "In thanking fans for their support over his nine-year career, former Buffalo Bills running back Fred Jackson also took a parting shot at general manager Doug Whaley in an interview with The Buffalo News. "There's only one person in that organization that I haven't gotten honesty from, and that..." September 02

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    Tim Graham @ByTimGraham

    Bills organization will remain unified when speaking publicly, but two sources tell me Doug Whaley went rogue in cutting Fred Jackson.

  • Ravens show interest in veteran RB Fred Jackson

    Baltimore Beat Down "The Ravens have questions at running back beyond starter Justin Forsett, so it comes as no surprise that there would be rumors about interest from the Ravens in running back Fred Jackson, recently released by the Buffalo Bills. It is reported that the Ravens are making a real run at the 34 year..." September 01

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    The #Bills have released longtime RB Fred Jackson, source said (as @viccarucci reported). Shocker.

  • Bills GM says releasing Fred Jackson was 'difficult decision'

    ESPN "The Buffalo Bills released Fred Jackson on Monday, ending the veteran running back's nine-year career with the team. Jackson, who entered training camp as the NFL's oldest running back at age 34, was a team captain, a fan favorite and the franchise's third-leading rusher behind Thurman Thomas..." August 31

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    Mike Rodak @mikerodak

    Fred Jackson has returned to practice. Gets a big cheer as he walks out in helmet, pads.

  • Fred Jackson: Rex doesn't have to explain IK signing "Bills running back Fred Jackson, the epitome of veteran leadership in Buffalo, does not think Rex Ryan has to explain the signing of IK Enemkpali to anyone. Enemkpali was released by the Jets on Tuesday after punching quarterback Geno Smith in the face, breaking his jaw and sidelining him for..." August 13

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    Mike Rodak @mikerodak

    Fred Jackson has a hamstring injury. Could be out a couple weeks.

  • Fred Jackson on possibly being cut: I compete for my job every year

    Pro Football Talk "When the Bills traded for LeSean McCoy, there was speculation that the team might part ways with Fred Jackson before the 2015 season. That possibility was played down and Jackson remains on the team’s roster, but the veteran isn’t willing to rule out a departure. With Anthony Dixon, Bryce Brown..." June 24

  • Fred Jackson on LeSean McCoy: 'I'm not going to make it easy for him'

    The Score "Looking to dramatically revamp their offense, the Buffalo Bills traded for 2013 rushing champion LeSean McCoy in March. Under new head coach Rex Ryan and offensive coordinator Greg Roman, the Bills are expected to present a run-heavy offense, in which McCoy will be a vital component. Fred..." April 15

  • After deliberations, Bills decide to keep Fred Jackson

    Buffalo News "Normally when a star player under contract sticks around, it's not newsworthy. Fred Jackson's situation was different. The Buffalo Bills held discussions about what to do with Jackson, their four-time captain and most popular player of a barren era. The idea of cutting him was debated in..." March 10

  • Report: Bills running back Fred Jackson to stay in Buffalo

    SI "Bills running back Fred Jackson will stay in Buffalo and there will not be any changes made to his contract, reports NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. Tim Graham of the Buffalo News reported earlier Monday that the Bills approached Jackson about restructuring his contract but wanted him to stay with..." March 09

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    Tim Graham @ByTimGraham

    Bills have approached Fred Jackson about restructuring his contract, but they have told him they want him to stay.

  • Bills' Jackson: Marrone text was like a "punch to the stomach"

    WGR 550 Sports Radio "The dust is beginning to settle from Doug Marrone's scamper out of Buffalo, but there hasn't been a lot of extended commentary from Buffalo Bills players on the former head coach's departure. That was, until Monday when team captain and running back Fred Jackson made his first public statements..." January 05

  • Fred Jackson, other Buffalo Bills say they have no respect for Browns 'idiot' Donte Whitner "Donte Whitner sure knows how to strike a chord. Back in July, the former Buffalo Bills first-round pick who is now playing safety for the Browns, felt the need to go after the city of Buffalo and Bills fans on Twitter. That caused fans on both sides to circle the Week 13 game between the Browns..." November 26

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    Joe Buscaglia @JoeBuscaglia

    Marrone says barring a setback Fred Jackson will be back at full capacity. #Bills

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    Albert Breer @AlbertBreer

    Decent chance that Bills RB Fred Jackson sits tonight's game against the Dolphins out. Much more up in the air than last week.

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    Mike Rodak @mikerodak

    Fred Jackson is questionable for tomorrow night's game. Watkins probable. Wynn out.

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    Matthew Fairburn @MatthewFairburn

    Fred Jackson said he did some good work today. Called it a typical Wednesday. He'll wait to see how he responds tomorrow.

  • With Spiller and Jackson out, Bills' Brown will play "With C.J. Spiller struggling through the first five games, Buffalo Bills fans have been clamoring for coach Doug Marrone to activate Bryce Brown and give him a chance to see whether he could revive the sagging running game. Well, they're going to get their wish now that Spiller is likely out..." October 20

  • Fred Jackson may miss a month

    ESPN "Buffalo Bills running back Fred Jackson could miss up to a month after suffering a groin injury in Sunday's 17-16 win over the Minnesota Vikings. The injury will not require surgery. "It's not as bad as it could have been," Jackson said in a weekly appearance Monday on WGR 550 in Buffalo...." October 20

  • Fred Jackson signs one-year extension with Bills

    Pro Football Talk "Bills practice was halted on Wednesday when some nasty weather rolled through the area, but some members of the organization were able to make good use of the unexpected free time. They were able to put the finishing touches on the announcement of a one-year extension for running back Fred..." July 31

  • Fred Jackson on EJ Manuel: 'I think he's going to be the guy we need him to be'

    Buffalo Bills News "Bills running back Fred Jackson today expressed his faith in quarterback EJ Manuel. "I think he's going to be the guy that we need to be, it's just about keeping him healthy and getting him more reps," Jackson said, speaking with a small group of reporters at the Super Bowl XLVIII media center...." February 03

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    Joe Buscaglia @JoeBuscaglia

    #Bills HC Doug Marrone says Fred Jackson is fine and will be able to play in Week 13. He also sounds optimistic about Woods & Johnson too

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    Mike Rodak @mikerodak

    Stevie Johnson and Fred Jackson not participating at the start of Wednesday practice

  • Running style of Bills' Jackson a balancing act

    Buffalo News "Fred Jackson has been playing on a sprained knee the past month, and it probably has cost him a quarter of a step, if one were to precisely measure his speed. It hasn’t affected Jackson’s production. At age 32, speed is not the key to Jackson’s game, anyway. Balance is the quality that sets..." October 26

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    Mike Rodak @mikerodak

    Fred Jackson returns to start of Thursday practice. Spiller also participating early in session. No sign of Lawson or Manuel.

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    Mike Rodak @mikerodak

    C.J. Spiller also comes out of individual drills to work with strength staff. Joins Jackson on sideline

  • Fred Jackson shows grit after injury scare

    ESPN "Fred Jackson lied face-first in front of his own bench his knee having bent awkwardly as he was tackled near the sideline. The 60592 fans who had just settled into Sun Life Stadium for the Buffalo Bills' 23-21 victory against the Miami Dolphins on Sunday all had the same reaction: a collective..." October 21

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    Nate Ulrich @NateUlrichABJ

    #NFL fined #Bills RB Fred Jackson $7875 for unsportsmanlike conduct in 2Q. Taunted by unnecessarily flipping the ball to opponent. #Browns

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    Joe Buscaglia @JoeBuscaglia

    Doug Marrone implying Fred Jackson will be ready for the game saying he feels "very comfortable with Fred" in terms of Thursday's status

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    Albert Breer @AlbertBreer

    Bills RBs CJ Spiller and Fred Jackson are out here at practice.

  • Fred Jackson: “We know what we’re signing up for” "The league has insituted a new rule prohibiting ball carriers from using the crown of their helmet to initiate contact in the open field. And all over the NFL, running backs like the Bills Fred Jackson are voicing their objection. Appearing on The John Murphy Show Wednesday, the Bills veteran..." March 21

  • Fred Jackson rehab on schedule "He’s busy signing autographs this weekend, at the Buffalo RV Show in the fieldhouse. But Bills RB Fred Jackson expects his workload to pick up soon, when he gets total clearance from doctors for his offseason workouts. Jackson was a guest Friday night on The John Murphy Show. And he said he’ll..." February 09