A league source with knowledge of the negotiations told The News Tribune on Friday the Seahawks are “close” to a one-year deal for free-agent running back Fred Jackson and that the team could finalize it over the holiday weekend. That means the 34-year-old Jackson may or may not be on the 53-man roster Seattle has to set by 1 p.m. Saturday.
A league source with knowledge of the negotiations told The News Tribune on Friday the Seahawks are “close” to a one-year deal for free-agent running back Fred Jackson and that the team could finalize it over the holiday weekend. That means the 34-year-old Jackson may or may not be on the 53-man roster Seattle has to set by 1 p.m. Saturday. Bill Wippert AP
A league source with knowledge of the negotiations told The News Tribune on Friday the Seahawks are “close” to a one-year deal for free-agent running back Fred Jackson and that the team could finalize it over the holiday weekend. That means the 34-year-old Jackson may or may not be on the 53-man roster Seattle has to set by 1 p.m. Saturday. Bill Wippert AP
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