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According to ProFootballTalk.com, the trade between the Seahawks and Bills that will send quarterback Tarvaris Jackson to Buffalo has hit a slight snag.
“The trade that will send veteran quarterback Tarvaris Jackson to Buffalo isn’t done yet, a source with direct knowledge of the situation tells PFT.
“The sticking point at this point is the compensation Jackson will receive from the Bills. Jackson currently is due to receive a base salary of $4 million in 2012, the last year of his current deal.
“Per the source, it’s believed the deal will be finalized, soon,” ProFootballTalk.com reported.
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A person familiar with the discussions says the Buffalo Bills have reached an agreement with quarterback Tarvaris Jackson.
Jackson's arrival in Buffalo completes a trade with the Seattle Seahawks.
The person said a deal to restructure the final year of Jackson's contract was reached early Monday and that the quarterback was already traveling to Buffalo. The person spoke...
Tarvaris Jackson is headed to Buffalo.
According to a report from NFL.com’s Ian Rapoport, the Seattle Seahawks have come to an agreement with the Bills to deal their starting quarterback in 2011 in return for what is currently undisclosed.
Breaking: The #Seahawks will trade QB Tarvaris Jackson to the #Bills, two sources tell me. Finalized soon. Terms not yet available
— Ian Rapoport...
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) -- A person familiar with the discussions says the Buffalo Bills have reached an agreement with quarterback Tarvaris Jackson. Jackson's arrival in Buffalo completes a trade with the Seattle Seahawks. The person said a deal to restructure the final year of Jackson's contract was reached early Monday and that the quarterback was already traveling to...
According to ESPN, and the AP, the Buffalo Bills have acquired Seattle QB Tarvaris Jackson.
Adam Schefter reports it will be for a conditional 7th round pick.
Also, it is reported the Bills have reached a contract restructure with Jackson, who was scheduled to make 4 million dollars this year. No reports yet on the terms of the deal.
The Seattle Seahawks have made it official for a while now that they are moving on without quarterback Tarvaris Jackson, as they look to either trade him or cut him.According to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport, the Seahawks are working on a trade that would send Jackson to the Buffao Bills. The deal hasn't been official yet, but they have been working on it.Pro Football Talk reports...
The Buffalo Bills made it official, announcing that they've acquired quarterback Tarvaris Jackson from the Seattle Seahawks.
It's a late-round draft choice.
Jackson started 14 games last season, setting career-highs for attempts (450), completions (271), passing yards (3,091) and passing touchdowns (14).
Jackson is entering his seventh season in the NFL after originally...
Trade for Seattle: There was just no room in Seattle for Jackson. Russell Wilson had an impressive offseason to win the starting quarterback job as a 3rd round pick rookie, while Matt Flynn basically won the backup quarterback job by virtue of his fully guaranteed 8 million dollar salary in 2012, 6 million of which had already been paid to him in the form of a signing bonus. Jackson...
The Seahawks found themselves with a cluster of quarterbacks entering the final week of preseason, and decided to free up some space by trading Tarvaris Jackson to the Bills.
The Bills will give Jackson a shot to back up Ryan Fitzpatrick after finding Vince Young’s play unsatisfactory. Jackson had $4 million left on his contract, but was able to restructure the deal with the...
The success of rookie Russell Wilson this preseason in Seattle has given the team some peace of mind at the quarterback position, and they've dealt last year's starter Tarvaris Jackson to the Bills in exchange for an undisclosed draft pick. Jackson's starting job looked to be in jeopardy this offseason when the Seahawks signed former Packers backup Matt Flynn, but it...
Quarterback Tyler Thigpen will get a majority of the playing time in the Buffalo Bills' preseason finale.
It is Thigpen's final shot to win the backup job, and the newly acquired Tarvaris Jackson will take over in the fourth quarter of Buffalo's game at Detroit on Thursday.
Jackson will be judged on his potential as well, coach Chan Gailey said Tuesday. Buffalo acquired...
SEATTLE-After a phenomenal preseason run, the Seahawks have stepped up and named Russell Wilson as their starting quarterback for the immediate future.
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In the immediate aftermath of the Buffalo Bills' trade for backup quarterback Tarvaris Jackson, a slew of fans trying to wrap their minds around the move speculated that the move could spell doom for Brad Smith. That was before the team had released Vince Young, of course, but if there were any lingering doubts, Chan Gailey laid those to rest on Monday.