Bills RB Fred Jackson signs contract extension

Former Buffalo Bills running back Fred Jackson (22) runs during an NFL preseason football game against the Minnesota Vikings Friday, Aug. 16, 2013, in Orchard Park, N.Y. (AP Photo/Bill Wippert)

PITTSFORD, N.Y. (WIVB) – Bills running back Fred Jackson signed a contract extension Wednesday, keeping the veteran running back off the free agent market next year.

Jackson, the Bills’ third all-time leading rusher with 5,121 career rushing yards, was entering the final year of his contract this season.’s Ian Rapoport reports the deal is a one-year extension worth $2.6 million, plus another $1 million in incentives.

The Bills’ other primary running back, C.J. Spiller, is also in the final year of his contract. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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