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Buffalo Bills running back Fred Jackson is expected to play against New England on Sunday, barring any last-minute setback to his sprained right knee.
Coach Chan Gailey provided the update after Jackson took part in most of practice Thursday. It was his second straight workout since he was hurt in a season-opening loss at the New York Jets.
Jackson's return would provide a big boost for Buffalo (2-1). The Bills are expected to be without running back C.J. Spiller, who hurt his left shoulder in a win at Cleveland on Sunday. Spiller was limited in returning to practice for the first time since getting hurt.
Jackson said he felt good as he walked off the field following practice. He had complained of soreness in his knee earlier in the day.
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Buffalo Bills running back Fred Jackson says he feels OK after returning to practice for the first time since spraining his right knee on Sept. 9
The next test, Jackson said Wednesday, is how his knee feels Thursday morning to determine how ready he might be to play against New England this weekend.
Jackson said he felt only a little pain after practicing on a limited basis. He...
Bills running back Fred Jackson (sprained LCL) said on a Monday night radio show that "Unless something completely unexpected happens, I will be ready to go Sunday."Fantasy Spin:Great news for fantasy owners. Jackson's replacement, C.J. Spiller, led the league in rushing through two weeks, but injured his shoulder against Cleveland and is doubtful for Week 4. That gives...
Fred Jackson told reporters after his practice on Wednesday that he felt more sore that expected. Jackson is looking to return to the starting lineup for the Bills against the Patriots on Sunday.
CJ Spiller has already been ruled out for Sunday’s contest due to an injured shoulder, leaving Chan Gailey with few options at tailback.
If Jackson is unable to play, Tashard Choice will...
According to wnypapers.com, Buffalo Bills running back Fred Jackson says he’ll be ready for this Sunday’s game against the Patriots.
“Unless something completely unexpected happens, I will be ready to go Sunday,” Jackson said.
With C.J. Spiller likely out this week, Jackson couldn’t come back at the better time.
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. -- Though C.J. Spiller is a question mark, the Buffalo Bills are expected to have running back Fred Jackson ready to play against the New England Patriots this weekend. Coach Chan Gailey provided the encouraging update Thursday after Jackson made it through his second straight day of practice since spraining his right knee in a season-opening loss at the New York...
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The Buffalo Bills have listed both Fred Jackson and C.J. Spiller as questionable for Sunday’s showdown with the Patriots.
“I think they both have a chance, a legitimate chance,” said Bills head coach Chan Gailey.
If neither Jackson or Spiller plays, Tashard Choice would likely get the start. He could still play even if only Jackson or Spiller is active.
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