Buffalo Bills running back Fred Jackson will miss the remainder of the season with a sprained ligament in his right knee.
Coach Chan Gailey provided the update on Monday saying Jackson is expected to miss between three and five weeks. And that won't be enough time to recover considering the Bills (5-8) have only three games left and have all but mathematically been eliminated from playoff contention.
''No, he's not going to make it,'' Gailey said, a day after Jackson was hurt in the fourth quarter of a 15-12 loss to St. Louis.
Jackson won't require surgery after being diagnosed with a Grade 2 sprain to his MCL. Though the plans haven't been finalized, Gailey said it's likely the player will be placed on the season-ending injured reserve list.
His injury leaves Buffalo with just two running backs, C.J. Spiller and Tashard Choice. Gailey said he's not sure whether to add a running back because fullback Corey McIntyre could fill the third spot if necessary.
The Bills are preparing...