Originally written on The Penalty Flag  |  Last updated 11/7/12
It’s O.K. Buffalo Bills fans, you are not alone. Many of us are now wondering what exactly the Bills were doing when they traded for Tarvaris Jackson during the 2012 preseason and then released Vince Young. We thought it made some sense? The Bills felt they needed an upgrade over Tyler Thigpen and Vince Young. The Bills wanted some insurance in case Ryan Fitzpatrick went down. Right? Wrong… Let’s rewind a bit and take a look at the terms of the deal that sent Jackson to Buffalo. Scheduled to make $4 million with the Seattle Seahawks this season Jackson agreed to take a pay cut to help the trade along. His contract expires at the end of this year and reports by the Bills indicate the seventh-round pick the Bills sent will become a sixth-rounder if Jackson is on the team’s active roster for six games in 2012.… Read more
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