By Keith Kraska, Bills Correspondent, Wed, Jul 30th 4:38pm EDT
Fred Jackson has signed a one-year contract extension with the Bills. A source tells Ian Rapoport that it's for $2.6 million plus $1 mil in incentives. (Source: BuffaloBills.com
Fantasy Impact: At 33, Jackson is the oldest RB in the NFL. His role as the Bills' No. 2 back is prolonging his career, but it limits his fantasy appeal to low-ceiling, TD-dependent depth. Even if C.J. Spiller got hurt, Jackson would still be in a crowded backfield with Bryce Brown and Anthony Dixon (who has been getting goal-line reps in camp).
By Keith Kraska, Bills Correspondent, Fri, Jul 25th 8:43pm EDT
Fred Jackson came up limping and walked to the locker room under his own power during Friday night's practice. Buffalo News beat writer Mark Gaughan tweeted that "it doesn't look too serious." (Source: Mark Gaughan on Twitter
Fantasy Impact: FredEx has been one of the Bills' few bright spots over the past few years, but this is a reminder that his 33-year-old body is nearing the end. He's being drafted around the eighth round, but that's too high if you want to get ahead of a player's breakdown â€” especially one who shares a backfield with C.J. Spiller and Bryce Brown.
ProFootballTalk | Jul 31st
Fred Jackson is 33 years old. Which is ancient for an NFL running back. Jackson was the oldest running back to carry the ball in the NFL last year and will be again this year, and when Jackson agreed to a contract extension with the Bills yesterday, there were questions about why on earth a…
Breaking Football | Jul 30th
The Buffalo Bills have extended the contract of running back Fred Jackson. The 33-year old running back was primed to enter a contract season in 2014, but the team and Jackson agreed to terms on a one-year extension worth $2.6 million. Jackson filled in admirably for injured running back C.J. Spiller at times in 2013, while also effectively operating as the team’s main goal-line back. Jackso...
NFL.com | Jul 30th
The Buffalo Bills announced that running Fred Jackson signed a one-year extension. But at 33, how much of a long-term role does he have with the team?
ProFootballTalk | Jul 30th
Bills practice was halted on Wednesday when some nasty weather rolled through the area, but some members of the organization were able to make good use of the unexpected free time. They were able to put the finishing touches on the announcement of a one-year extension for running back Fred Jackson. Jackson was entering the…
Rotoworld | Jul 30th
Bills signed RB Fred Jackson to one-year, $2.6 million extension through 2015.