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The last raindrops fell just before the home run derby that served as the opening act for Micah Hyde's first charity softball game Sunday at Sahlen Field. The Buffalo Bills' safety had checked his phone about every 15 minutes in the morning for weather updates. "For the last week, honestly," Hyde said. "It said thunderstorms, lightning early in the week. And now it’s…

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Tyree Jackson, that freight train of a quarterback from the University at Buffalo, the one listed at 6-foot-7-inch, 249 pounds? The prospect whose name was trending on social media after he ran a 4.59-second 40-yard dash on Saturday at the NFL combine in Indianapolis? The one who recorded a 34.5-inch vertical jump? Who leapt 10 feet in the broad? Who rifled passes so hard …

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Local TV viewers will notice some changes in the announcing lineup for Buffalo Bills this season, and they include the hiring of a fan favorite. Fred Jackson, who played nine seasons with the Bills and was the host of his own TV show on WBBZ-TV, will team with Rochester sportscaster Mike Catalana on "Bills Tonight," the postgame show carried on MSG after regular-season …

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Fred Jackson has found the perfect way to turn back the clock. The beloved former Buffalo Bills running back is showing off his old moves in the American Flag Football League, a newly-formed, 7-on-7 league that channels the playground style of the game kids grow up playing. The AFFL has given Jackson an opportunity to feed his competitive side, something he's craved …

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Bills legends will be involved in announcing NFL Draft picks Friday and Saturday, the team announced. Hall of Fame wide receiver Andre Reed will announce a second-round draft pick and recently retired running back Fred Jackson will announce a Bills third-round pick from AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, on Friday. In an interesting twist, the Bills will take to N…

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On the day he signed a one-day contract with the Buffalo Bills in order to retire as a member of the franchise, beloved running back Fred Jackson dropped by Walden Galleria, near the Apple Store, to sign autographs, on Wednesday, April 18, 2018.

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Fred Jackson knows that he remains a fan-favorite player in Buffalo. But even he couldn't believe the response when it was revealed that he would sign a one-day contract with the Bills to officially retire as a member of the franchise. "I was head-over-heels blown away by it. I love it to death," Jackson said Wednesday after signing the paperwork. "It’s one of those thi…

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A fan favorite for the Buffalo Bills is prepared to officially call it a career. According to a league source, former Bills running back Fred Jackson is coming to town Wednesday to sign a one-day contract and officially retire as a member of the team. Jackson, 37, spent nine seasons with the Bills, finishing third on the team's all-time rushing list. He last played in 2…

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Fred Jackson is officially done trying for one last shot at NFL football. He is working on signing a one-day contract to retire as a member of the Buffalo Bills. "Have it in the works now," Jackson said Wednesday while discussing his post-career plans, which include attending the NFL's Broadcast Boot Camp this week at Bowling Green State University. "That's the plan, to…

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Former Buffalo Bills safety Aaron Williams officially retired from the NFL on Wednesday, doing so in an emotional letter he penned for The Players' Tribune. Titled simply, "To Buffalo," Williams starts with an apology – for not taking his career seriously at the start. "I came into this league with two things on my mind: money and fame. The way I saw it, I balled out…

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This will be the last time for awhile that Bills Fans will have the privilege to celebrate Fred Ex, and we shouldn’t take it lightly. Fred Jackson is Buffalo. You wouldn’t recognize him on the national stage and yet he is as good or better than anyone on it. He wasn’t given a chance but then took it anyway. He’s the Bills’ third-leading rusher behind you-know-who Nos…

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LeSean McCoy didn't tell his teammates beforehand. Even four days after the fact, his eyes darted around the Buffalo Bills' locker room. He whispered. "I didn't say anything to the guys," McCoy murmured Thursday as if revealing covert data, "but mentally I knew I was going to have a solid game." McCoy's secret wouldn't keep that Sunday afternoon: He obviously love…

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Fan-favorite running back Fred Jackson will return to Orchard Park on Sunday to lead the team onto the field prior to the home finale against the Dolphins. "I hope y'all saved me some snow!!" Jackson tweeted. Jackson played in Buffalo from 2007-14. He has the most rushing yards of any Bills player over the playoff drought (5,646) by a wide margin. Travis Henry is sec…

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Bills vs. Buccaneers: Ten games all-time. Bills record: 3-7 (.300). First game: On Sept. 26, 1976, the Bills topped the Bucs 14-9. O.J. Simpson had just 39 yard rushing on 20 carries, but Joe Ferguson was 12-for-22 with 188 yards passing and two touchdowns. This was just the third game in Tampa Bay’s franchise history, and their third loss, en route to losing their f…

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Fred Jackson is ready to feel the fandom. Jackson suited up in more than 100 games for the Bills, but he never experienced the party beforehand. He’ll finally get his chance on Sunday, joining a roster full of current and future Wall of Famers for the Buffalo Fan Fest tailgate at Wings Meeting Place on California Road. “This is my first tailgate,” Jackson said in …