Bills give Fred Jackson $8.7M in new money; Carder reaches deal

Buffalo Bills running back Fred Jackson's two-year extension reportedly includes $8.7 million in new money, a figure that could balloon to $11 million if he hits all of his incentives, a source with access to the contract told the Buffalo News.

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Jackson also received a $3 million signing bonus in the deal, which was announced Monday.

The five-year NFL veteran ran for 934 yards and six touchdowns in 10 games last year before a fractured fibula ended his season.

The Bills also have agreed to a four-year deal with linebacker Tank Carder, his agent, Kelli Masters, told Scout.com on Thursday.

Carder was the Bills' fifth-round pick in April's NFL draft. Carder accumulated 228 tackles, 25 for losses, 5.5 sacks and four interceptions in three years as a starter at TCU.

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