Bills release QB Tarvaris Jackson
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Bills release QB Tarvaris Jackson

Tarvaris Jackson @7tjackson was slated to be the Bills' third-string quarterback this season. Now he will need to find some other team to make him their third-string quarterback (or possibly second). The Bills announced Monday that they have released Jackson, who never played a down for the team after they acquired him last August for a seventh-round draft pick from Seattle. Although Jackson was on the field for the first snap of organized team activities, Kevin Kolb @KevinKolb_4 and rookie E.J. Manuel @EJManuel3 will take all of the snaps during mandatory minicamp this week.

Fantasy Analysis:

Jackson now becomes the "best" option on the QB free-agent market; take that for what it's worth. He will always be a backup, fighting just for a second-string role. He has absolutely no fantasy value. I fully expect Manuel to be Buffalo's starting quarterback come Week 1.

Joe Buscaglia via Twitter

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