Last year, the Buffalo Bills stunned quite a few fans when they released running back Fred Jackson. Jackson was one of Buffalo's most popular players and many fans expected to see Jackson backing up LeSean McCoy. Buffalo opted to go with a youth movement and had rookie Karlos Williams backup McCoy.
The Bills had injuries occur to their backs throughout the season, but the team still finished first in the league in rushing and the Bills had three players go over 500 yards rushing: McCoy (895), Williams (568), and Tyrod Taylor (517).
Jackson landed with the Seattle Seahawks, but struggled in 2015. He recorded 100 yards rushing on 26 carries and added 257 yards and two touchdowns on 32 receptions. It was a tough decision for Buffalo's front office to make, but it seems like it was the right call.
The former Bills running back is currently in Western New York. Yesterday he spoke at Canisius High School with his friend Patrick Kaleta, and on Tuesday Jackson went to Starbucks. He received the following message from one Bills fan on his cup.
Jackson shared the image and appreciated the fans of Buffalo "always showing me love."
The running back is currently a free agent but hopes to continue his playing career in 2016.null