Originally written May 07, 2012 on Helmet2Helmet:
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Around eight months back, Fred Jackson was said to be “annoyed” at the snail-like pace of contract negotiations between himself and the Buffalo Bills. Well, all of that toiling has paid off — literally — as the team held up their end of the bargain by extending the dependable veteran. On Monday, the Bills announced they’ve signed Jackson to a two-year contract extension. Terms of the deal, which runs through 2014, weren’t disclosed, but GM Buddy Nix is glad the ordeal is over. “We’ve always said we’re going to keep our good players and we’ve done it again today,” said Nix. “So what we think (we got) is one of the best backs in the league.” Obviously, so is Jackson, knowing he gets to remain with the NFL only club he’s known, and at a higher salary than the $1.955 million he was set to make in 2012. “I always said I wanted to be here, and now I have that opportunity to be here,” Jackson said. “I’m glad this is over with and we can focus on playing football. We’re doing
PLAYERS: Fred JacksonBuddy Nix
TEAMS: Buffalo Bills
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