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The Buffalo Bills are down to one No 1. running back this week, and it's not by choice or design.And though Buffalo would never admit that having an injured Fred Jackson on the sideline simplifies the unsolved equation that is the Bills' backfield, that could very well be the case.First things first: Jackson is an extremely talented and driven player, a true leader for the Bills who has earned his spot every step of the way. We do not and would never celebrate the injury of a player, nor would we ever wish harm upon any particular player of any team. (photo: Matt Britt, Flickr)With that said, Jackson's absence this week due to the concussion he received against the New England Patriots puts fellow running back C.J. Spiller alone at the top of the depth chart. It also curtails questions that started to arise after Sunday's loss regarding a potential increase in Spiller's playing time over Jackson.The questions are more than valid. Spiller is averaging 7.3 yards pe...
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Spikes hit RT @bytimgraham: Fred Jackson officially has a concussion and will not play Thursday night.— Jeff Howe (@jeffphowe) November 12, 2012The Bills players can cry about how dirty he is all they want. The fact is, Spikes it not a headhunter or a dirty player. He's a hard hitter. He doesn't lead with his head and go right for people's heads (like Meriweather did...
According to Chris Brown of BuffaloBills.com, Bills running back Fred Jackson suffered a head injury during Sunday’s loss to the Patriots.
“I don’t know if they’re calling it a concussion,” said Gailey. “I don’t know what the word is. I don’t know if it’s a concussion or not. They didn’t tell me.”
We’ll have to wait and see how Jackson looks during the week...
According to the Buffalo Bills official Twitter account, running back Fred Jackson has been ruled out of this Thursday’s game against the Dolphins after suffering a concussion during yesterday’s loss to the Patriots.
Fred Jackson has concussion, won’t play Thurs. ow.ly/felKL (via @chrisbrownbills)
— Buffalo Bills (@buffalobills) November 12, 2012
C.J. Spiller will get the...
The Buffalo Bills have announced that running back Fred
Jackson will not play during the team’s Thursday night contest against the
Miami Dolphins, reports Chris Brown of BuffaloBills.com.
“It looks like Fred will be
out this week,” said Bills coach Chan Gailey. “The tests this morning were not
as good as we had hoped and he had hoped so he won’t play this week.”
Buffalo Bills running back Fred Jackson has been cleared to play at Indianapolis this weekend after passing a series of NFL-mandated concussion tests.
Jackson says he felt good before practice Wednesday, and coach Chan Gailey added that he expects the running back to play Sunday. Despite having Jackson back, Gailey said C.J. Spiller will remain the starter and get a majority of...
While the Buffalo Bills have ruled running back Fred Jackson
(head) out for tonight’s game against the Miami Dolphins, C.J. Spiller (shoulder)
is probable to play and start for the injured Jackson according to the team’s
injury report. The Bills will also be without cornerback Aaron Williams (knee)
and defensive linemen Mark Anderson (knee) and Chris Kelsay (neck).
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This battle will simply come down to the ability of one Ryan Fitzpatrick and Ryan Tannehill to avoid the crucial mistakes that have plagued them for so many games this season.
Two of the lesser appreciated...
With the Dolphins playing the rivaled Bills this week, we decided to meet our enemy once again and did a short Q & A wit Joey Pinzone of Bloguins Buffalo Wins. Here are some of his thoughts on this weeks game.
1) Did The Dolphins get good news or bad news that Fred Jackson is missing ?
I think a little of both. Fred is a great back...
Mired in their longest slide of the season, perhaps the last thing the Buffalo Bills need is to be without one of their top players while trying to end their recent struggles against the Miami Dolphins.
Minus running back Fred Jackson, the Bills look to snap a three-game skid Thursday night against the visiting Dolphins, who will try to avoid a third straight defeat.
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This week’s Water Cooler features QCS writers Mike Bundt, John Snyder, Mike Straw, Ryan Talbot and Brandon Hess.
Mike Bundt: What’s up everybody! Not the best result for the Bills over the weekend but I think we can all agree that we saw some progress out of the team. With the game in Ryan Fitzpatrick’s hands, Buffalo just couldn’t finish the game off.
Should Bills fans be...