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Draft Scout Tarvaris Jackson News
01/20/16 - QB Tarvaris Jackson will once again be a free agent after three years as Russell Wilson's backup. Without a quarterback in development on the roster, Seattle could seek to bring Jackson back again as a trusted reserve option.
09/07/15 - QB Tarvaris Jackson is expected to be ready to play as he continues to recover from a high ankle sprain.
09/01/15 - QB Tarvaris Jackson is on track to be ready for the season opener after suffering a sprained ankle against Denver.
08/27/15 - QB Tarvaris Jackson won't play while still resting a sprained ankle he sustained in the opener against Denver. But he should be able to play next Thursday against the Raiders and the Seahawks felt confident enough in his quick return to cut QB Jake Waters earlier in the week. Waters was signed after Jackson was hurt to add depth at the position.
08/24/15 - QB Tarvaris Jackson probably is out for the rest of the preseason because of an ankle injury sustained against Denver. But the Seahawks expect him to be ready for the regular season opener, which means the team has no real issue at backup quarterback.
Jackson has a guaranteed contract of $1.5 million and quarterback is not a spot Seattle wants to spend additional money on because of to the durability of Russell Wilson. No other Seattle quarterback has taken a meaningful snap in three years.