At 33, Fred Jackson replacing speed with brute force

BY DAN BEGNOCHEWhether it's Barry Sanders or Walter Payton, every running back loses a step or two as they breach their 30th birthday.Buffalo Bills running back Fred Jackson has been preparing accordingly.The 33-year-old veteran doesn't deny his lack of breakaway speed in this, his eighth year in the league. He's suffered through a season-ending leg fracture, among other...
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Should the Buffalo Bills draft another RB?

It is one of the most important positions on the field, but it also has the shortest shelf life for any position in the NFL. Basically, it’s very hard to keep a great Running Back with any team in the modern league. The position is highly interchangeable due to the punishment these men receive. An every down, hard nose RB that can pound the ball between the tackles at 4 yards a...
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Fred Jackson is a true inspiration to athletes and fans everywhere

When we look back at the Buffalo Bills over our depressingly long stretch of losing games, the individual performance of many players has at least been exciting, impressive and hopeful. We have seen great stories while watching players come into their own and play very good for this terrible team. One player I think has been fun to watch over the years and has been been an inspiration...
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March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Buffalo Bills RB Fred Jackson loves Fred Jackson

What do NFL players do once their season is over? In the case of Buffalo Bills running back Fred Jackson, they spend time admiring themselves. On Friday, the veteran posted a photo of a Fred Jackson figurine on Instagram. In the post, the running back mentioned that he needs to add this one to “the collection,” insinuating that he likes to accumulate items bearing his likeness...
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January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Buffalo Bills Week 8 keys to the game

Fred Jackson may be the only back healthy this week with C.J. Spiller possibly missing Sunday’s game. This week, the 3-4 Buffalo Bills, who are coming off a big divisional win, head to New Orleans to take on the 5-1 Saints at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. The game will be kicking off at 1p.m. and can be seen on CBS. Let’s take a look at some keys to the game. Injury Report: We...
October 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Bills RB Jackson overcomes left knee injury

Buffalo Bills running back Fred Jackson refuses to be slowed by a sprained left knee. Rather than allow himself to be carted off after aggravating the injury against Miami on Sunday, Jackson waved off the trainers and proceeded to return to the field to play a key role in a 23-21 victory. Jackson scored a touchdown and then helped secure the win in the final minutes. He gained...
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October 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Keys to the game: Buffalo Bills at Miami Dolphins

Fred Jackson needs to be productive Sunday to beat the Dolphins. On Sunday, the Buffalo Bills (2-4) will leave the cold fall weather of Western New York and head to sunny Miami, Florida for a divisional battle with the 3-2 Miami Dolphins. The game will be kicking off at 1 P.M. and will be broadcast on CBS. Let’s take a look at some keys to the game shall we? The injury bug has...
October 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Buffalo Bills: Week 6 takeaways

Thad Lewis celebrates his first career rushing touchdown with Fred Jackson You know, if the Buffalo Bills could figure out how to win these close game, they could be battling for the top spot in the division. Instead, Buffalo is occupying their normal spot at the bottom of the AFC East. The Bills suffered another heartbreaking loss to the Cincinnati Bengals 27-24 in overtime after...
October 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Bills running back Fred Jackson dunks on head coach Doug Marrone (Video)

Bills running back Fred Jackson decided to have some fun with head coach Doug Marrone and dunk on him.  Check out the video below. h/t NFL Draft Diamonds Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post Bills running back Fred Jackson dunks on head coach Doug Marrone (Video) appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
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August 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Fred Jackson and His New Role

Welcome to DJ’s Chalk Talk: Offseason Week Five! This week we take a look at Fred Jackson’s role in the Bills offense. With the emergence of C.J. Spiller last season, it look’s like Fred Jackson’s days as a starter in a Bills uniform are behind him. However, that doesn’t mean that he no longer brings value to this team. At the age of 32, Jackson has a relatively fresh pair...
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July 24, 2013  |  Discuss

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