Orchard Park, NY--The Buffalo Bills today announced that the team has acquired QB Tarvaris Jackson from the Seattle Seahawks for an undisclosed draft choice.
Jackson started 14-of-15 games played for Seattle in 2011 and set career-highs in attempts (450), completions (271), passing yards (3,091) and passing touchdowns (14).
Jackson is entering his seventh season in the NFL after originally being drafted by Minnesota in the second-round (64th overall) of the 2006 Draft. The 6-2, 225-poound Alabama State product has started 34-of-51 career games, totaling 7,075 yards on 625-of-1,053 passing with 38 touchdowns and 35 interceptions along with 643 rushing yards on 159 attempts and five touchdowns.
He will wear No. 7.