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Bills | Buffalo hasn't pursued Fred Jackson

Thu, 21 Jul 2016 14:00:40 -0700

Free-agent RB Fred Jackson (Seahawks) has not received interest from his former team in the Buffalo Bills yet.

Fantasy Tip: Jackson really made a name for himself in PPR formats. He probably won't have as much fantasy value as he did in previous seasons if he does sign with someone, but he'd still be worth a look as a deep flier in PPR leagues.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: WGR Sports Radio 550 - Joe Buscaglia

Seahawks | Fred Jackson still wants to play

Mon, 22 Feb 2016 12:32:10 -0800

Seattle Seahawks impending free-agent RB Fred Jackson wants to keep playing and will not retire this offseason.

Fantasy Tip: Just two years ago Jackson was one of the better pass-catching running backs in the NFL. He's still capable in the receiving game, but he only ran for 100 yards on 26 carries last season. Only injuries to players higher on the depth chart would give Jackson fantasy relevance again, and that's if someone signs him.

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Seahawks | Seattle backfield a mystery

Fri, 18 Dec 2015 16:44:37 -0800

Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll admitted that no starting running back has been named for Week 15 against the Cleveland Browns, and that everyone will find out come game time. RBs Bryce Brown, Christine Michael and Fred Jackson will all play in some capacity, and Carroll admitted that Brown and Michael are up to speed on the playbook. Even FB Derrick Coleman could see some work.

Fantasy Tip: Carroll and the Seahawks may go with a hot-hand approach at running back on Sunday once they see who is looking the best in the backfield. That's a huge red flag for fantasy owners, and staying away from the situation entirely is probably your best bet. If you're risking it all, Brown is probably the best gamble. Just remember, we warned you.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: 710 ESPN Seattle - Liz Mathews

Seahawks | Trio to split RB workload in Seattle

Thu, 17 Dec 2015 06:00:44 -0800

Seattle Seahawks RB Bryce Brown and RB Christine Michael are expected to share the early down carries in Week 15 with RB Fred Jackson in on third downs, in the opinion of ESPN.com's Sheil Kapadia.

Fantasy Tip: Honestly, this situation sounds too muddy to rely on anyone against the Cleveland Browns on FantasyScore. Brown or Michael could be shots in the dark in traditional formats. However, if you're in the fantasy playoffs, you're probably not considering such a bold move.

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

Seahawks | Fred Jackson will be third-down back

Mon, 14 Dec 2015 15:36:24 -0800

Seattle Seahawks RB Fred Jackson will continue to be the team's third-down back, according to head coach Pete Carroll. RBs DuJuan Harris and Bryce Brown are candidates to fill RB Thomas Rawls' (ankle) role in the running game.

Fantasy Tip: Jackson probably will continue to see limited playing time and should still be involved in the passing game. Harris is probably the most attractive option for fantasy owners at this point and could be an option this week because of his favorable matchup against the Cleveland Browns.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Seattle Times - Bob Condotta

Seahawks | Marshawn Lynch not ready

Mon, 14 Dec 2015 10:54:46 -0800

Seattle Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch (hernia) is at least a week or two away from returning to action after having sports hernia surgery last month. RBs DuJuan Harris and Fred Jackson will be the main ball carriers now with RB Thomas Rawls (ankle) out for the season. Harris is likely to receive the first crack at the starting duties.

Fantasy Tip: At this point in the fantasy playoffs, don't feel the need to hang onto Lynch if you have other roster needs. Harris should be your first target off the waiver wire if you owned Lynch or Rawls or both. But keep in mind Harris and Jackson could be frustrating flex plays in deeper leagues since the Seahawks have transitioned to more of a passing team with Beast Mode sidelined.

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Seahawks | Fred Jackson will play Thursday

Wed, 21 Oct 2015 12:34:26 -0700

Seattle Seahawks RB Fred Jackson is fine and will play in Week 7 against the San Francisco 49ers Thursday, Oct. 22, according to head coach Pete Carroll. Jackson was uninjured after crashing his car Tuesday, Oct. 20.

Fantasy Tip: With Marshawn Lynch back from injury, Jackson ($2,000, 4.0% of cap) is effectively only a third-down back in passing situations on occasion, so he has very little daily value.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Seattle Times - Bob Condotta

Seahawks | Fred Jackson OK after wreck

Tue, 20 Oct 2015 17:56:03 -0700

Seattle Seahawks RB Fred Jackson is fine after being involved in a car accident Tuesday, Oct. 20.

Fantasy Tip: Jackson ($2,000, 4.0% of cap) doesn't possess a lot of value with Marshawn Lynch back as starter. He has more value in PPR leagues, but there are still better running back options on FantasyScore.

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Seahawks | Fred Jackson will be in uniform

Sun, 11 Oct 2015 08:19:02 -0700

Seattle Seahawks RB Fred Jackson (ankle) said he will be able to play in the Week 5 game against the Cincinnati Bengals.

Fantasy Tip: Jackson's ($2,000, 4.0% of cap) role in the offense is uncertain because he could be affected by the injured ankle during the game. Owners probably should avoid using him in their lineup.

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Seahawks | Fred Jackson expected to play

Sun, 11 Oct 2015 07:27:02 -0700

Seattle Seahawks RB Fred Jackson (ankle) is expected to play in the Week 5 game against the Cincinnati Bengals.

Fantasy Tip: Jackson ($2,000, 4.0% of cap) has been dealing with an ankle injury, so his role on offense for the game is uncertain. Thomas Rawls ($4,000, 8.0% of cap) is expected to receive a majority of the carries during the game and could be a solid starting option. Owners probably should be able to find better options than Jackson to use in their lineups.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: NFL Network - Ian Rapoport

Seahawks | Fred Jackson a game-time decision

Sat, 10 Oct 2015 14:53:41 -0700

Seattle Seahawks RB Fred Jackson (ankle) will participate in pregame workouts so the team can decide if he will be able to play against the Cincinnati Bengals in Week 5.

Fantasy Tip: Jackson ($2,000, 4.0% of cap) likely would see limited snaps if he active for the game, so he is not a great fantasy option. Thomas Rawls ($4,000, 8.0% of cap) should receive a majority of the carries and could be a cheaper starting option on FantasyScore even though he is facing a tough Bengals defense.

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

Seahawks | Fred Jackson hopes to play

Sat, 10 Oct 2015 10:33:05 -0700

Seattle Seahawks RB Fred Jackson (ankle) hopes to play Sunday, Oct. 11, against the Cincinnati Bengals despite nursing a sprained ankle.

Fantasy Tip: Jackson ($2,000, 4.0% of cap) and Thomas Rawls ($4,000, 8.0%) would likely split repetitions in the backfield if Jackson is able to play. While both are relatively cheap, better value can be found at running back.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN - Chris Mortensen

Seahawks | 'Hawks optimistic on Fred Jackson

Fri, 09 Oct 2015 20:29:15 -0700

Updating a previous report, Seattle Seahawks RB Fred Jackson (ankle) will test his injury Sunday, Oct. 11, in the morning, and the team is optimistic he will be ready for the road game in Week 5 against the Cincinnati Bengals.

Fantasy Tip: Jackson ($2,000, 4.0% of cap) is a risky FantasyScore play, as even if he is able to suit up his workload will not be nearly as much as that for Thomas Rawls ($4,000, 8.0% of cap), who is averaging 4.5 yards per carry this season.

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

Seahawks | Fred Jackson listed as questionable

Fri, 09 Oct 2015 13:19:47 -0700

Seattle Seahawks RB Fred Jackson (ankle) has made progress during the week and is listed as questionable for the Week 5 game against the Cincinnati Bengals. Jackson may be able to play in the game.

Fantasy Tip: Jackson ($2,000, 4.0% of cap) has missed a lot of practice time this week because of the injury, so owners will need to check the inactive list. Owners may want to consider other options because Jackson has not done a lot this season.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: CBSSports.com - Jason La Canfora

Seahawks | Fred Jackson does not practice

Thu, 08 Oct 2015 17:54:40 -0700

Seattle Seahawks RB Fred Jackson (ankle) did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 8.

Fantasy Tip: Jackson ($2,000, 4.0% of cap) has not practiced at this point, so he may not be able to play in Week 5 against the Cincinnati Bengals. Thomas Rawls ($4,000, 8.0% of cap) could have a solid role on offense in Week 5 and could be a solid starting option if Jackson and Marshawn Lynch does not play.

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Seahawks | Fred Jackson on the sidelines

Wed, 07 Oct 2015 17:39:34 -0700

Seattle Seahawks RB Fred Jackson (ankle) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 7.

Fantasy Tip: Jackson ($2,000, 4.0% of cap) has not been ruled out at this point, so owners should monitor his practice participation. Owners may want to look for other options because Jackson's role could be limited even if he is active for the game.

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Seahawks | Fred Jackson not ruled out

Wed, 07 Oct 2015 14:44:56 -0700

Seattle Seahawks RB Fred Jackson (ankle) could play in Week 5 against the Cincinnati Bengals, and head coach Pete Carroll is hopeful that the running back will play. RB Thomas Rawls will likely be a three-down back this weekend if both Jackson and RB Marshawn Lynch (hamstring) don't play.

Fantasy Tip: High ankle sprains typically take several weeks to recover from, so it'd be a surprise to see Jackson ($2,000, 4.0% of cap) play. Rawls ($4,000, 8.0% of cap) remains a sleeper for a flex spot on FantasyScore but beware, the Bengals have allowed just two touchdowns to running backs all year.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: NFL.com - Dan Hanzus

Seahawks | Fred Jackson with high ankle sprain

Tue, 06 Oct 2015 10:17:00 -0700

Seattle Seahawks RB Fred Jackson (ankle) is dealing with a high ankle sprain, according to head coach Pete Carroll.

Fantasy Tip: High ankle sprains usually take at least multiple weeks to return from, so don't expect Jackson ($2,000, 4.0% of cap) back in Week 5. With Marshawn Lynch (hamstring) also hurting, Thomas Rawls ($4,000, 8.0% of cap) should now be owned everywhere, and he could be an acceptable sleeper play at the flex spot again this weekend if Lynch still isn't 100%.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Seattle Times - Bob Condotta

Seahawks | Fred Jackson goes to locker room

Mon, 05 Oct 2015 19:14:01 -0700

Seattle Seahawks RB Fred Jackson (ankle) went to the locker room in the third quarter of the Week 4 game against the Detroit Lions after suffering an ankle injury. His return is questionable.

Fantasy Tip: With Jackson sidelined it is Thomas Rawls ($4,000) expected to carry the mail the rest of the way with Marshawn Lynch inactive.

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Seahawks | Fred Jackson leaves game

Mon, 05 Oct 2015 19:07:15 -0700

Seattle Seahawks RB Fred Jackson (leg) was forced out of the Week 4 game against the Detroit Lions after having his leg rolled into blocking on a run by QB Russell Wilson.

Fantasy Tip: The extent of his injury and exact source is not immediately known, but Thomas Rawls ($4,000, 8.0% of cap) will continue to get a lion's share of the reps with Marshawn Lynch inactive.

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Seahawks | Thomas Rawls expected to start

Sun, 04 Oct 2015 15:34:11 -0700

Seattle Seahawks RB Thomas Rawls is expected to see a bulk of the carries in the Week 4 game against the Detroit Lions Monday, Oct. 5, with RB Marshawn Lynch (hamstring) sidelined. RB Fred Jackson is also expected to rotate in.

Fantasy Tip: Rawls ($4,000, 8.0% of cap) is a solid late replacement for FantasyScore players, and Jackson ($2,100, 4.2% of cap) isn't a terribly low-cost play either.

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

Seahawks | Mixed results for Fred Jackson

Sun, 20 Sep 2015 22:47:31 -0700

Seattle Seahawks RB Fred Jackson had two receptions for 16 yards and a touchdown in the Week 2 game against the Green Bay Packers, but he also had a lost fumble in the fourth quarter.

Fantasy Tip: As long as Marshawn Lynch ($7,500, 15.0% of cap) remains healthy Jackson isn't much of a FantasyScore option.

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Seahawks | Fred Jackson could play a lot

Tue, 08 Sep 2015 10:16:32 -0700

Seattle Seahawks RB Fred Jackson ran with the starting offense Monday, Sept. 7, in place of RB Marshawn Lynch, who was tending to a personal matter. Head coach Pete Carroll said Jackson picked up the offense effortlessly and that Jackson will "play a lot" in the Week 1 opener against the St. Louis Rams. Jackson will step into the role of former RB Robert Turbin. Carroll sees Jackson having a key role in third-down situations, both blocking and receiving.

Fantasy Tip: Jackson ($3,000, 6.0% of cap) is likely on the waiver wire to start the year in a lot of leagues, but he's not a bad addition to your team in point-per-reception setups, especially if you own Lynch. Using Jackson on FantasyScore in Week 1 against the Rams, who are one of the most stout defenses in the league up front, isn't encouraged.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Seattle Times - Bob Condotta

Seahawks | Seattle adds Fred Jackson

Fri, 04 Sep 2015 16:24:36 -0700

Free-agent RB Fred Jackson (Bills) agreed to terms with the Seattle Seahawks Friday, Sept. 4, on a one-year deal. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Fantasy Tip: Jackson will be a backup to Marshawn Lynch this season but could still see some playing time during games. Jackson could be a late-round option in deeper leagues to serve as depth at the position.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: NFL Network - Ian Rapoport

Seahawks | Fred Jackson likely signing with Seattle

Tue, 01 Sep 2015 05:24:15 -0700

Free-agent RB Fred Jackson (Bills) is meeting with the Seattle Seahawks Tuesday, Sept. 1, and both sides expect a deal to get done.

Fantasy Tip: Jackson probably would have more fantasy value on another team because Marshawn Lynch isn't coming out in the red zone (if they choose to run him there.) Jackson might be worth an RB5 flyer still.

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Cowboys | Dallas not pursuing Fred Jackson?

Mon, 31 Aug 2015 14:00:12 -0700

Free-agent RB Fred Jackson (Bills) probably won't be pursued by the Dallas Cowboys, according to ESPNDallas.com's Todd Archer.

Fantasy Tip: Jackson may now be the best available running back on the market, but Dallas seems fine with the likes of Joseph Randle, Darren McFadden and Lance Dunbar. If the Cowboys felt like they needed another running back, they probably would have tried harder to acquire Chris Johnson when he was a free agent.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPNDallas.com - Todd Archer

Patriots | Pats could pursue Fred Jackson

Mon, 31 Aug 2015 10:22:05 -0700

Free-agent RB Fred Jackson (Bills) could receive interest from the New England Patriots as a possible pass-catching running back, in the opinion of Mike Reiss, of ESPNBoston.com.

Fantasy Tip: Jackson likely will receive interest from several teams, so he should have some fantasy value this season. Jackson could be a late-round pick in point-per-reception leagues if he joins the Patriots because he could have a solid role in the passing game.

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

Cowboys | Dallas not in on Fred Jackson

Mon, 31 Aug 2015 08:46:33 -0700

Free-agent RB Fred Jackson (Bills) isn't drawing interest from the Dallas Cowboys, who may be interested in a different running back.

Fantasy Tip: F-Jax could still be a solid RB4 in fantasy if he can land a short-yardage, goal line role on a team.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Dallas Morning News - David Moore

Bills | Fred Jackson released

Mon, 31 Aug 2015 07:31:12 -0700

Buffalo Bills RB Fred Jackson was released Monday, Aug. 31. He was slated to make $2.35 million this year and wasn't asked to take a pay cut.

Fantasy Tip: Jackson can still be a capable short-yardage/goal line back for a team so keep him on your watch list. The big question is will Bryce Brown or Anthony Dixon serve as Buffalo's No. 2 behind Shady McCoy? Whichever wins the gig will be worth a RB5 flyer.

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Bills | Several key Bills return to practice

Sat, 22 Aug 2015 12:17:03 -0700

Buffalo Bills RB Fred Jackson (hamstring) and WRs Sammy Watkins (glute), Robert Woods (hip) and Marcus Easley (knee) all returned to practice Saturday, Aug. 22.

Fantasy Tip: Watkins is the biggest return for Buffalo, although Jackson and Woods are important offensive pieces as well. When healthy, Watkins can achieve WR2 production. Woods is an undervalued sleeper and should be drafted as a low-end WR4 to high-end WR5. Jackson was a PPR monster last season, but he won't see as much playing time as long as LeSean McCoy is healthy. View him as a RB4 in PPR leagues. Easley can be left on waivers.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN - Adam Schefter

Bills | Fred Jackson back at practice

Sat, 22 Aug 2015 07:05:07 -0700

Buffalo Bills RB Fred Jackson (hamstring) is participating in practice Saturday, Aug. 22.

Fantasy Tip: Jackson has missed a few weeks of practice because of his hamstring injury, but appears to be recovered from the injury. Jackson likely will be the No. 2 running back this season and could be a late-round option.

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

Bills | Fred Jackson focused mentally

Wed, 19 Aug 2015 12:53:29 -0700

Buffalo Bills RB Fred Jackson (hamstring) is focused on being prepared mentally while he's sidelined with a nagging hamstring injury. "We have to just get in the playbook and know what to expect when the play is called and know what kind of looks we'll get and just be prepared mentally if we can't do it physically." Head coach Rex Ryan hopes Jackson will be well enough in time for the Bills' third preseason game Saturday, Aug. 29.

Fantasy Tip: The Bills are in dire straits with their current running back situation. LeSean McCoy, Jackson, Bryce Brown, Anthony Dixon and Karlos Williams are all dealing with injuries. McCoy should still be ready to go by Week 1, as should Jackson and perhaps some of the others. If McCoy can stay on the field, Jackson won't be nearly as valuable as he was last season, but he still has value in PPR leagues where you should view him as a RB4.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: BuffaloBills.com - Chris Brown

Bills | Fred Jackson has major hamstring injury

Tue, 18 Aug 2015 16:57:15 -0700

Buffalo Bills RB Fred Jackson (hamstring) is dealing with a major hamstring injury, according to head coach Rex Ryan. Ryan hopes Jackson will be able to return for their third preseason game against the Pittsburgh Steelers Saturday, Aug. 29.

Fantasy Tip: The Bills are depleted at running back right now, with LeSean McCoy, Jackson, Anthony Dixon, Bryce Brown and Karlos Williams all banged up. If all are healthy by the time the regular season begins, McCoy should still be considered in low-end RB1 to high-end RB2 territory, while Jackson has RB4 potential with added value in PPR leagues.

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Bills | Two Bills RBs out of practice

Mon, 17 Aug 2015 13:28:03 -0700

Buffalo Bills RBs Fred Jackson (hamstring) and Anthony Dixon (calf) did not practice Monday, Aug. 17.

Fantasy Tip: When healthy, Jackson is the favorite to be the Bills' No. 2 running back behind LeSean McCoy. Dixon will compete with Bryce Brown for the No. 3 spot. Jackson has RB4 potential in PPR leagues if he can play a full season.

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Bills | Karlos Williams could be No. 2 RB

Mon, 17 Aug 2015 05:18:00 -0700

Buffalo Bills RB Karlos Williams has a legitimate shot to be the backup running back with RB Fred Jackson (hamstring) and RB Bryce Brown (hamstring) banged up. He has run decisively and been explosive with 63 total yards and a touchdown in the first preseason game.

Fantasy Tip: Williams is worth an RB5 flyer near the end of drafts.

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

Bills | Fred Jackson sitting out

Mon, 10 Aug 2015 07:19:57 -0700

Buffalo Bills RB Fred Jackson (hamstring) is out of practice Monday, Aug. 10.

Fantasy Tip: Jackson is still worth the RB4 grab, but he's devoid of much upside with Shady McCoy in town.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: WKBW.com - Joe Buscaglia

Bills | Fred Jackson sitting out

Sat, 08 Aug 2015 15:55:57 -0700

Buffalo Bills RB Fred Jackson (hamstring) is out of the scrimmage Saturday, Aug. 8.

Fantasy Tip: Jackson is an RB4 without much upside with Shady McCoy in town.

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

Bills | Fred Jackson out a couple weeks

Fri, 07 Aug 2015 09:44:45 -0700

Buffalo Bills RB Fred Jackson (hamstring) left practice Friday, Aug. 7, with a hamstring injury that could keep him out a couple of weeks.

Fantasy Tip: Jackson is expected to be a short-yardage, goal line back. He has plenty of time to get ready for the season and is an RB4 without much upside except in TD-only leagues.

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

Bills | Fred Jackson favorite for No. 2 RB job

Sun, 05 Jul 2015 07:11:16 -0700

Buffalo Bills RB Fred Jackson is expected to be the leading candidate for the No. 2 running back job entering training camp. Jackson will have to contribute on the field if he wants to stay with the team since he does not play special teams.

Fantasy Tip: Jackson should be the favorite since he is the most experienced running back behind LeSean McCoy. Jackson should receive a solid amount of reps during the preseason and could be a late-round option in drafts this season if he wins the job.

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

Bills | Fred Jackson expects to compete for job

Tue, 23 Jun 2015 14:27:11 -0700

Buffalo Bills RB Fred Jackson said he expects to compete for a roster spot during training camp. "We'll see what happens with me getting cut or not," Jackson said. "I'll go out and do whatever I can to make sure that doesn't happen. We've got to compete every year. This year is no different than any other year. I've got to go out and compete for my job."

Fantasy Tip: Jackson likely will be the No. 2 running back this season unless he really struggles during training camp. LeSean McCoy likely will receive a majority of the carries, but Jackson should have a role in the offense. Jackson could be a late-round option in drafts as a handcuff to McCoy or depth at running back.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: BuffaloBills.com - Chris Brown

Bills | LeSean McCoy at 300 carries?

Tue, 02 Jun 2015 08:10:56 -0700

Buffalo Bills RB LeSean McCoy is expected to receive 300 carries this season, according to teammate RB Fred Jackson. "I don't know exactly what my role is going to be, Jackson said. "They say that they want Shady (McCoy) to get 300-plus carries next year. So that's a guy you're feeding the ball all the time. So I'll be ready when my number is called."

Fantasy Tip: McCoy's status as an RB1 seems to be gaining steam into the upper echelon. We still can't see taking him higher than the fifth running back with the uncertainty of the parts around him. Jackson's stock is pretty dormant right now, but he's a solid RB4 and insurance for Shady owners.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: WGR Sports Radio 550 - Sal Capaccio

Bills | Fred Jackson may miss final cut?

Tue, 12 May 2015 12:10:45 -0700

Buffalo Bills RB Fred Jackson may not make the final roster if the Bills end up keeping only three running backs, according to Mike Rodak of ESPN.com. RB LeSean McCoy is a lock for the final roster, while RBs Anthony Dixon and Bryce Brown will also compete for a spot.

Fantasy Tip: Jackson was a point-per-reception monster last year and has been a valuable part of the Bills' offense, so it will be interesting to see how the offseason unfolds for Buffalo. McCoy will start barring an injury and, as usual, has RB1 ability in both PPR and standard scoring leagues.

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

Bills | Fred Jackson undergoes surgery

Mon, 06 Apr 2015 15:28:52 -0700

Buffalo Bills RB Fred Jackson (undisclosed) underwent surgery this offseason and has not been cleared for full practice participation. Jackson is expected to be ready for the start of training camp.

Fantasy Tip: Jackson should have a solid role in the offense even though the team added LeSean McCoy this offseason. Jackson could be an option in later rounds of drafts as a handcuff to McCoy or a depth player at running back.

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

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.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN - Adam Caplan