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Bills GM denies report of going ‘rogue’ by cutting Fred Jackson

Buffalo Bills general manager spoke out in his defense regarding his decision to release fan favorite Fred Jackson earlier this week. Tim Graham of the Buffalo News, a trusted long-time beat writer, reported that Whaley “went rogue” in cutting the veteran tailback back on Sept. 1. Whaley disputes this report, however, noting he spoke with “everybody” about the move before...
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Fred Jackson cut could already be biting Bills in butt

There was much fan uproar in Buffalo when the Bills unexpectedly cut popular 10-year veteran running back Fred Jackson earlier this week. This is not an unusual occurrence — cuts happen all the time in the NFL, particularly with aging veterans. Every fan of every team has experienced the same emotion at some point in time, which is why fans are not put in charge of football decisions...
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Marshawn Lynch campaigning for Seahawks to sign Fred Jackson

The Buffalo Bills drafted running back Marshawn Lynch with their first-round pick in 2007, which is also the year the team signed an undrafted free agent from Coe College, Fred Jackson. After spending a little over three seasons playing together in Western New York, Lynch and Jackson bonded so much that the now-Seattle Seahawks runner refers to Jackson as his “brother.” Buffalo...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Fred Jackson is upset Bills GM Doug Whaley wasn’t honest

Former Buffalo Bills running back Fred Jackson is a class act all the way, but he doesn’t feel the same about former GM Doug Whaley. When Jackson thanked his fans for all of their support, the veteran was candid about his feeling towards Whaley, who gave no specific explanation to reporters after Jackson’s release. Per Mike Rodak of ESPN, Jackson said: “There’s only...
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Report: Bills GM 'went rogue’ in cutting Fred Jackson

    The Buffalo Bills on Monday surprised many by cutting running back Fred Jackson in a move that may not have been agreed to by the entire organization. The Buffalo News’ Tim Graham reported on Twitter Tuesday that GM Doug Whaley “went rogue” in cutting the 34-year-old fan favorite. Bills organization will remain unified when speaking publicly, but two sources tell...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

What a Fred Jackson signing would mean for the Seattle Seahawks

The Buffalo Bills shocked the NFL world yesterday by releasing their long-time veteran running back Fred Jackson. According to a report by NFL insider Ian Rapoport, he will visit with the Seattle Seahawks today and both sides expect a deal to get done: Source: Ex-#Bills RB Fred Jackson is flying to Seattle this morning to meet with #Seahawks. Both sides expect a deal gets done....
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Report: Fred Jackson expected to sign with Seahawks

    The Buffalo Bills made a somewhat surprising decision to release running back Fred Jackson on Monday, and they will not be bringing the 34-year-old veteran back at a cheaper price. Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports that Jackson was scheduled to fly to Seattle on Tuesday with the expectation of signing with the Seahawks. Jackson would likely spell Marshawn Lynch in some...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Five NFL teams that should sign Fred Jackson

Fomer Buffalo Bills running back Fred Jackson still has a lot to offer. Jackson was the unfortunate casualty of LeSean McCoy arriving to town in March. After eight dedicated seasons as the team’s leading rusher, the Bills, led by their new head coach Rex Ryan, decided to cut Jackson. While Jackson is 34 years old, he has shown that he still has some gas left in the tank. This...
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Three reasons why releasing Fred Jackson was a good thing

One of the most beloved Buffalo Bills was released Monday morning. Fred Jackson embodied the Bills, and moreover he embodied the city of Buffalo. He was a hard worker; an underdog with remarkable community spirit who lead by example and stood up for his peers. He cooperated with the media, was genuine and gracious for his opportunity to play for the Bills and represent its fans and...
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Fred Jackson released by Bills after eight seasons with team

The Buffalo Bills have reached the end of an era. The Bills released longtime running back Fred Jackson on Monday morning, the team announced. The decision ends Jackson’s eight-year run with Buffalo. “Today, we had to make the difficult decision to release Fred Jackson,” Bills general manager Doug Whaley said in a statement. “He had an incredible career for this organization...
4 days ago  |  Discuss

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