Renton, Wash. – The Seattle Seahawks have re-signed quarterback Tarvaris Jackson, the team announced this afternoon.
Jackson, entering his fourth season with the club, has spent the last two seasons as a backup to Russell Wilson and played in one game last season (at Arizona, 12/21/14), completing his only pass for no gain. He started 14 of 15 games played in 2011 for Seattle, posting career-highs in attempts (450), completions (271), yards (3,091) and touchdowns (14).
Jackson was added to the roster after defensive end Ryan Robinson was waived/injured (Achilles) on June 15.
Backup quarterback Tarvaris Jackson agreed to terms on a new contract with the Seahawks.