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Fred Jackson crashes car outside Seahawks’ facility

Fred Jackson crashed his car nearby the Seattle Seahawks' facility Tuesday, but he is said to be uninjured. Photos show what's said to be the running back's black Corvette smashed up outside the team facility: Here's the scene of accident outside VMAC pic.twitter.com/S70o2R34tt — Bob Condotta (@bcondotta) October 21, 2015 A couple more pics of scene. pic.twitter.com/UxaC8HXBXY...
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Patriots called Fred Jackson immediately after release

When the Buffalo Bills released running back Fred Jackson, it came as a shock to most. And it turns out two Super Bowl teams didn’t waste any time in reaching out. Jackson was released on Aug. 31, and he told The Buffalo News’ Tim Graham that the New England Patriots and Seattle Seahawks called him “within an hour” of the move. The running back ended up joining the Seahawks...
Via NESN.com
September 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Fred Jackson and his adorable daughter say goodbye to Buffalo

Fred Jackson has given up the snow of Western New York and is swapping coasts this season, as the veteran running back has agreed to a deal with the Seattle Seahawks. On his way to Seattle with cutie-pie daughter in hand, the fan-favorite tweeted this goodbye message to his Buffalo fans: ITS BEEN REAL BUFFALO!! ✌
Via Sportsnaut
September 06, 2015  |  Discuss

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...
Via Sportsnaut
September 04, 2015  |  Discuss

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

By Rachel Wold 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: ...
Via Sportsnaut
September 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Fred Jackson expected to sign with Seahawks

By Steve DelVecchio 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...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Five NFL teams that should sign Fred Jackson

By Rachel Wold 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...
Via Sportsnaut
August 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Fred Jackson released by Bills after eight seasons with team

By Mike Cole 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...
Via NESN.com
August 31, 2015  |  Discuss

At age 33, how is Fred Jackson still doing it?

Fred Jackson is the oldest running back in the NFL. Studies have shown that players at that position begin to decline at around 27, and most are out of the league not long after turning 30. Some of the best haven’t even been able to hang around that long. But as a 32-year-old last year, Jackson had 890 yards while averaging a solid 4.3 yards per carry. He also caught 47 passes...
Via This Given Sunday
September 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Watch: Fred Jackson stiff arms and drops Chris Conte to set up game-winning field goal

With the game on the line, Buffalo Bills RB Fred Jackson proved that the league’s oldest running back can still get it done. After bouncing it outside and racing down the sideline, Conte attempted to tackle him. Jackson stiff-armed him twice—knocking him down in the process—and was able to get all the way down to the two-yard line for the game-winning field goal...
Via The Sports Daily
September 07, 2014  |  Discuss
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