Fred Jackson signs contract extension

<p> Buffalo Bills running back Fred Jackson has been a workhorse, whether as the go-to starter or as a fill-in for early-2013 starter C.J. Spiller.</p> <p> As a result, the Bills don't want Jackson heading into free agency next offseason. To prevent that from happening, they announced they've signed Jackson to a contract extension. NFL.com is reporting that the deal is for one year and is worth <a href="https://twitter.com/RapSheet/status/494575841171369984">$2.6 million, with the potential of an additional $1 million in incentives</a>.</p> <p> Jackson began his pro football career in indoor leagues before getting competing for the Rhein Fire in NFL Europe. In 2006 he signed with the Bills and has slowly made a name for himself from there.</p> <p> The Division III Coe College product 1,062 yards and two touchdowns in 2009, his third year with the Bills and has been a steady runner since. He's run for 5,121 yards and 28 touchdowns in his NFL career.</p> <p> Follow me on Twitter: <a href="http://twitter.com/jasonhbutt">@JasonHButt</a></p>
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Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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