Fred Jackson news, rumors and stats

 

Fred Jackson

Buffalo Bills
Running Back

Ht: 6.1 | Wt: 216

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Week By Week

YearTmGRushRush YdsRush AvgRush TDRush 2ptRecRec YdsRec AvgRec TDRec 2ptTchsTot YdsFum Lost
2007BUF8583005.1700221908.6400804900
2008BUF161305714.3930373178.57001678881
2009BUF1623810624.4620463718.072028414332
2010BUF162229274.1850312156.942025311422
2011BUF101709345.49603944211.330020913762
2012BUF101154373.8030342176.38101496544
2013BUF162078964.3390473878.231025412830
Average:1637325403730681019910382
Total:11405127528025621398601396726611

Bills | LeSean McCoy, Fred Jackson to split third downs?

Tue, 31 Mar 2015 15:05:45 -0700

Buffalo Bills RBs LeSean McCoy and Fred Jackson could split third-down snaps. Head coach Rex Ryan said Jackson wouldn't be in on all of the third-down plays and that RB Anthony Dixon would also get some playing time.

Fantasy Tip: McCoy is obviously still the Buffalo running back to own and will be the team's bellcow running back, as Ryan has said. Jackson should still provide some value, especially in point-per-reception leagues, but he won't be nearly as effective as he was last season.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN.com - Mike Rodak

Bills | LeSean McCoy Buffalo's bellcow

Tue, 24 Mar 2015 07:31:51 -0700

Buffalo Bills RB LeSean McCoy was referred to as the team's "bellcow" by head coach Rex Ryan. Ryan said that McCoy and RB Fred Jackson could see time on third downs.

Fantasy Tip: It sounds like the team will feature McCoy heavily, which helps shed doubt on Jackson's involvement. Jackson's value falls to the high-end RB4 territory, while Shady is best served as a midrange RB1.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN.com - Mike Rodak

Bills | Rex Ryan committed to the run

Sat, 21 Mar 2015 15:57:52 -0700

Buffalo Bills RBs LeSean McCoy and Fred Jackson are expected to receive a lot of carries in head coach Rex Ryan's offense. Ryan went as far as to say: "we're going to run it 50 times if we can on you."

Fantasy Tip: This really doesn't change much because it's not often that you can run the ball effectively 50 times against another NFL team. Shady McCoy is a mid-to-low RB1 right now, while Jackson's fantasy appeal is a little clouded. He could be a low-end RB2 or a high-end RB3.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Rochester Democrat and Chronicle - Sal Maiorana

Bills | Fred Jackson not going anywhere

Mon, 09 Mar 2015 10:55:05 -0700

Buffalo Bills RB Fred Jackson "isn't going anywhere," according to a team source.

Fantasy Tip: Jackson's fantasy value is clouded with the addition of LeSean McCoy via trade. The 34-year-old had just 525 rushing yards and two touchdowns in 2014. He should still see some work alongside McCoy, and he could be a goal line consideration, but he shouldn't be anything more than an RB3 with McCoy in the picture.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: New York Daily News - Manish Mehta

Bills | Bills set franchise lows in running game

Mon, 29 Dec 2014 09:48:58 -0800

Buffalo Bills RB Fred Jackson's 525 rushing yards this year were the fewest by a team-leading running back in a non-strike season since O.J. Simpson had 488 in 1970. The Bills set futility marks in 2014 in 16 games for the lowest total rushing yards (1,482) and fewest rushing first downs (65).

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Bills | Fred Jackson is 21 yards from the record books

Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:18:10 -0800

Buffalo Bills RB Fred Jackson needs 21 receiving yards in Week 14 to become just the third undrafted NFL running back -- joining Priest Holmes and Clem Daniels -- to total at least 5,000 rushing yards and 2,500 receiving yards in a career.

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Bills | Fred Jackson will play

Mon, 24 Nov 2014 14:38:14 -0800

Buffalo Bills RB Fred Jackson (groin) is active for the team's Week 12 game.

Fantasy Tip: Jackson probably will be part of a committee at running back with Anthony Dixon and Bryce Brown. Jackson costs $5,200 on FantasyScore, but owners should consider using another running back playing on Monday night.

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Bills | Fred Jackson expected to play

Sat, 22 Nov 2014 17:56:19 -0800

Buffalo Bills RB Fred Jackson (groin) is officially listed as questionable for the team's Week 12 game Monday, Nov. 24, but head coach Doug Marrone said he is planning on Jackson playing.

Fantasy Tip: Jackson ($5,200, 10.4% of cap) should suit up Monday, but he should be avoided at FantasyScore as the Bills take on a New York Jets team with a stout run defense.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN.com - Mike Rodak

Bills | Fred Jackson practices

Sat, 22 Nov 2014 15:56:48 -0800

Buffalo Bills RB Fred Jackson (groin) practiced in an undisclosed capacity Saturday, Nov. 22.

Fantasy Tip: Jackson ($5,200; 10.4% of your cap) should be ready to play Monday, Nov. 24. However, he has a tough matchup against the New York Jets, which makes him a risky flex option.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Buffalo News - Jay Skurski

Bills | Fred Jackson took advantage of rest

Sat, 22 Nov 2014 07:18:58 -0800

Buffalo Bills RB Fred Jackson (groin) took advantage of the rest he got due to the blizzard, and it helped as he recovered from a groin injury. Jackson said he did not suffer a setback in practice Friday. "Obviously you want to rest it, and with these two days off I was able to do that. But you want to be in the room with the trainers and go through some treatments and rehab and things like that and not being able to do that is something that could be a setback, but taking advantage of not doing anything is something that could help too. It felt good getting out there today. Hopefully I can continue to progress well and play well on Monday."

Fantasy Tip: Jackson should be fully healthy and good to go in Week 12, but will likely be competing with Anthony Dixon for carries if he is not at full strength.

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