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By now anyone who follows the NFL knows that Tarvaris Jackson was traded to the Buffalo Bills for an undisclosed draft pick. This move ultimately led to the release of Vince Young, who was battling with Tyler Thigpen (who will likely also be released due to the trade) for the backup quarterback job behind starter Ryan Fitzpatrick. The [...]
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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...
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 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...
Tarvaris Jackson’s once-promising career continued its descending trend with a pending trade to the Buffalo Bills.
According to ESPN’s John Clayton, quarterback Tarvaris Jackson took a big pay cut in hopes of remaining with the Buffalo Bills after this season.
Tarvaras Jackson took a paycut from $4 million to $1.75 million with hopes of staying with the Bills after his trade.
— John Clayton (@ClaytonESPN) August 30, 2012
Jackson clearly took the pay cut because he knows he has a shot...
Vince Young was so inconsistent and slow in picking up the Buffalo offense, that the Bills had no problem paying Tarvaris Jackson a bit more money to be a capable backup.
Jackson is a strong armed quarterback who is accustomed to playing in a quick passing system.
Young was unable to be consistent with the thought process of the offense.
Pro Football Talk is reporting that...
The Buffalo Bills have agreed in principle to acquire quarterback Tarvaris Jackson from the Seattle Seahawks for a draft pick.
The deal was done pending a restructuring of Jackson's contract, Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said. Jackson figured to be the third-stringer in Seattle, as rookie Russell Wilson has been named the starter and free agent acquisition Matt Flynn will...
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...
After acquiring Tarvaris Jackson from the Seattle Seahawks yesterday, many thought the odd man out in Buffalo would be Vince Young.
Unfortunately for him, many were right as the Bills released the former third overall pick and he now hits the open market in search for a new team this season.
“VY” was once a pro-bowl QB, but his fallout’s with Titans brass led to his benching...