Fred Jackson is a true inspiration to athletes and fans everywhere


When we look back at the Buffalo Bills over our depressingly long stretch of losing games, the individual performance of many players has at least been exciting, impressive and hopeful. We have seen great stories while watching players come into their own and play very good for this terrible team. One player I think has been fun to watch over the years and has been been an inspiration to athletes everywhere would have to be Fred Jackson. For people who have read my stuff in the past you know I’m not really keen on him but what he has been able to do in his career has been  pretty impressive.

Jackson is a true journeyman who has proven his value over the years. When he finally got his shot with this team he came in and produced. He has meshed well with whomever he has been placed with and let’s not forgot how many different quarterbacks that includes.

I think in his time here he has really played and shown others what the City of Buffalo is really about. A hardworking player that helps everyone he can. He’s a true leader and looking back at when I wanted this team to part ways with him I couldn’t have imagined this team without him now. I think he brings this offensive unit together and with a little more skill on the offensive side of the ball the Bills could be pretty damn good. It will be interesting to see what this team does in the draft to help Jackson and this offense.

Once Jackson calls it quits do the Bills ever consider retiring his number? That could be a good question as he’s been the best and most dedicated player on this team in years. I think if retiring of the number is a little much he should be at least be on the wall of fame when he finally decides enough is enough, but to be honest I don’t see that happening anytime soon even though he is already defying the odds as NFL starting running back at the ripe age of 33. How many years do you fans think the InFredible Hulk has left? I think he’s got two more years in him at least, but only time will tell. Leave your comments down below and let me know if you agree or disagree with my thoughts on Freddy.

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  • MikFields

    Fred is a class act on and off the football field. He has enough gas in his tank for at least 2 more productive years and then perhaps a change-of-pace third down specialist for another couple years. He is in tip-top shape and takes good care of himself physically and mentally. I like the guy.