Jackson was arrested Friday on suspicion of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, stemming from a reported argument with a woman, NFL.com reports. Jackson was subsequently released from Osceola (Florida) County Jail after posting $2,500 bond. The 33-year-old QB, who served as Russell Wilson's backup in Seattle over the past three seasons, remains a free agent, with Trevone Boykin and Jake Heaps currently rounding out the Seahawks' signal-caller depth chart behind Wilson.
Seahawks quarterback Tarvaris Jackson injured his ankle in Friday's preseason game. Coach Pete Carroll told the media after the game that Jackson's injury is a sprain, not a break. He's expected to miss two weeks. "I don't know. We'll see. I don't know about that yet," Carroll said of the backup quarterback situation, per ESPN. "We'll have to see how it looks tomorrow. The ankle did not swell up much, so we'll see what that means."
The Seahawks announced that backup quarterback Tarvaris Jackson has signed his contract with the organization. Jackson will once again back up Russell Wilson. In his second stint with Seattle, Jackson will enter his fourth season with the team. Over the past nine years, Jackson has totaled 7,226 yards, 39 touchdowns and 35 interceptions with the Vikings, Seahawks and Bills.
The Seahawks have reached an agreement with quarterback Tarvaris Jackson, a source has told Fox Sports. Jackson has backed up starter Russell Wilson over the last two years in his second stint with Seattle. He has played in just four games during the latest stint.
Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said Seattle is trying to re-sign backup quarterback Tarvaris Jackson, according to the Everett Herald. Jackson has spent the previous two seasons backing up Russell Wilson at the position. After five seasons with the Vikings, Jackson came to Seattle and ended up starting 14 games in 2011. He went to Buffalo in 2012 before coming back to the Seahawks in 2013.
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