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Friday, June 14, 2013, 10:46am

John Clayton, Twitter - [Full Article]

QB Tarvaris Jackson has passed his physical and signed his one-year deal with the Seahawks.

Wednesday, June 12, 2013, 9:55am

Adam Schefter, Twitter - [Full Article]

Former Bills QB Tarvaris Jackson expected to sign a one-year deal with Seattle, where he once was Seahawks' captain.

Fantasy Impact:

HC Pete Carroll talked about signing QBs that were similar in style to Russell Wilson. This may be part of that plan.

Monday, April 29, 2013, 10:07pm

Yahoo Sports - [Full Article]

Once the team landed QB E.J. Manuel, the Bills had accomplished a prime objective. "Our goal coming in was to bring in another bell-cow quarterback to compete for the job [with newly signed Kevin Kolb and holdover Tarvaris Jackson], and we did that with E.J.," CEO Russ Brandon said. "Then we added some new tools in the toolbox."

Fantasy Impact:

It sounds as if Manuel will compete to start for the Bills.

Wednesday, March 6, 2013, 3:11pm

ESPN - [Full Article]

Bills QB Ryan Fitzpatrick's status appeared secure last month, when new coach Doug Marrone announced he informed Fitzpatrick and newly re-signed backup Tarvaris Jackson that he intends to have both compete for the starting job this offseason.

The Bills' message was less definitive a little more than a week later at the NFL combine in Indianapolis. That's where both GM Buddy Nix and team president Russ Brandon were evasive when discussing Fitzpatrick.

Donald Jones out for Bills
Sunday, December 16, 2012, 2:41pm

Bills Inactives
T.J. Heath DB
Tarvaris Jackson QB
Donald Jones WR
Leodis McKelvin CB
Jay Ross DT
Chris Scott T
Eric Wood C

Fantasy Impact:

Rookie WR T.J. Graham will see more looks with Donald Jones out.

Thursday, November 15, 2012, 7:30pm

Bills Inactives
Mark Anderson DE
Tarvaris Jackson QB
Fred Jackson RB
Chris Kelsay DE
Kirk Morrison LB
Thomas Welch T
Aaron Williams CB

Fantasy Impact:

With Fred Jackson out, C.J. Spiller will see a big workload. He's a top play this week.

Sunday, October 14, 2012, 2:39pm

Bills Inactives
Cordy Glenn T
Tarvaris Jackson QB
Spencer Johnson DT
Kirk Morrison LB
Kraig Urbik G
Reggie Wells G

Sunday, October 7, 2012, 3:03pm

Bills Inactives
Cordy Glenn T
Delano Howell S
Tarvaris Jackson QB
Kirk Morrison LB
Kraig Urbik G
Johnny White RB

Tuesday, August 14, 2012, 9:43pm

Jason La Canfora, Twitter - [Full Article]

Barring a Seahawks QB getting hurt this week, look for Tarvaris Jackson to be shopped.

Fantasy Impact:

With Matt Flynn set to get his second straight start, it appears that is his job to lose.

Thursday, August 9, 2012, 8:19pm

NFL.com - [Full Article]

Bucky Brooks of NFL.com on the Seattle QB competition:

The Seahawks recently announced that QB Matt Flynn will start the first game of the preseason, and I fully expect him to have that job when the regular season opens. He looked completely comfortable directing the offense, displaying superb accuracy and ball placement in drills. I was impressed with Flynn's movement skills within the pocket during 11-on-11 drills, as well as his ability to extend plays with his feet. He repeatedly connected on deep throws after eluding pressure; that element of his game could enhance the Seahawks' offense. Veteran Tarvaris Jackson and rookie Russell Wilson certainly had their moments during camp, but the job seems like Flynn's to lose at this point.

Saturday, July 14, 2012, 2:52pm

MyNorthwest.com - [Full Article]

Tony Softli, a former personnel executive for the Panthers and Rams, suggests that Seahawks rookie QB Russell Wilson will eventually win the starting job over Matt Flynn and Tarvaris Jackson.

"I think that once he picks up this offense he'll be ahead of Flynn not only athletically but [in terms of] positional attributes as well," Softli said on the air with ESPN's John Clayton. "I like what Flynn brings to the table because he does have some experience, and I think it's going to be a good competition between the two, but when it's all said and done I think Wilson will be the guy."

Monday, June 11, 2012, 12:34pm

The Tacoma News Tribune - [Full Article]

Seahawks HC Pete Carroll said that the QB some league observers believe could be released at the end of training camp remains a nose ahead of the rest by virtue of his experience – incumbent starter Tarvaris Jackson.

Carroll points to the fact that Jackson showed toughness finishing 7-7 as Seattle’s starter last season while playing with a partially torn pectoral muscle – including a 5-3 record in the final eight games of year – as the reason he’s first man up with the starters.

Matt Flynn and Russell Wilson will continue to compete for the starting job.

Sunday, June 10, 2012, 1:14pm

Liz Mathews, Twitter - [Full Article]

WR Doug Baldwin on the Seahawks' QB competition: As for Matt Flynn right now it's hard to tell the distance between him and Tarvaris Jackson, not as clear-cut as people might think.

Monday, May 28, 2012, 11:50am

Pro Football Weekly - [Full Article]

With 2011 starting QB Tarvaris Jackson, free-agent addition Matt Flynn and third-round rookie Russell Wilson getting an equal number of reps in early Seahawks offseason workouts, team sources tell us it’s way too early to know if anybody might have a leg up in the team’s QB competition. In the first OTA open to the media, though, Flynn did the best job, by far, of the three in terms of withstanding pressure and avoiding turnovers.

Fantasy Impact:

We expect Flynn to win the job. Stay tuned.