Originally written on AFC East Daily  |  Last updated 11/18/14
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Buffalo Bills running back Fred Jackson returned to the field in swift fashion after sustaining an LCL sprain in his right knee Week 1 of the 2012 season. He was expected to return no sooner than four weeks, with an eight-week hiatus within the realm of possiblity.Jackson was back in three weeks, just in time for a game against New England Patriots that he "had" to play in. But his health was on pace with his return, which may have been premature.“Eighty percent is a good number,” Jackson told Buffalobills.com regarding his health. “That was probably the best I felt all year was 80 percent healthy.” (photo: Alan Kotok, Flickr)Jackson said he played off of "emotion" in the weeks after returning from the injury, which wasn't fully healed.“Anytime as a captain you see your team struggling you want to get out there and give them an emotional boost,” he said. “.... It was something where I had to get back out there and give us a spark and get things turned around in the division. I wasn’...
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