Weekend Headlines: Long term Extension for Bills’ Fred Jackson is Close

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Oct 30, 2011; Toronto, ON, Canada; Buffalo Bills running back Fred Jackson (22) runs the ball against Washington Redskins strong safety LaRon Landry (30) during the fourth quarter at the Rogers Centre. The Bills defeated the Redskins 23-0. Mandatory Credit: Luc Leclerc-US PRESSWIRE

 

An extension between the Bills and Pro Bowl RB Fred Jackson appears very close. Jackson was leading the NFL in rushing last year prior to his leg injury that cost him the remaining 6 games.

 

Big 12 coaches are skeptical of Browns QB Brandon Weeden’s poise under pressure.

 

NFL Films’ Greg Cosell also noted a lack of poise under pressure in his film study of Weeden. He’ll have to adjust quickly in the toughest defensive division in football that is the AFC north.

 

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed former LSU QB Jordan Jefferson.

 

Keith Rivers filed a grievance against the Bengals last season in a dispute over being placed on the non-football injury list as a result of his wrist-surgery which cost him the entire 2011 season.

 

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