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Bills were surprised Tyree Jackson wasn’t drafted

Getty Images The Bills have confirmed that they’re in the process of signing Buffalo quarterback Tyree Jackson.
“I truly thought he would be drafted,” Bills G.M.
Brandon Beane told reporters Saturday evening.
I’m surprised.
“He’s got a strong arm and he’s got some mobility,” Beane said.
“I think he’s shown improvement and played at the Senior Bowl, it wasn’t too big for him.
I think he’s still an ascending player.
I know he’s worked on some mechanics with Jordan Palmer.
Josh [Allen] has been around him out there.
I asked Josh about him when I saw him.

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The Bills have confirmed that they’re in the process of signing Buffalo quarterback Tyree Jackson. They also have confirmed that they didn’t expect Jackson to be available to be signed.

“I truly thought he would be drafted,” Bills G.M. Brandon Beane told reporters Saturday evening. “He was on our draft board to be drafted. I’m surprised. You saw his name still sitting there late in the seventh, and you start going, ‘Man, if this kid doesn’t get drafted, we’re going to have to go after him.’ And we did.”

So what do the Bills like in Jackson?

“He’s got a strong arm and he’s got some mobility,” Beane said. “I think he’s shown improvement and played at the Senior Bowl, it wasn’t too big for him. I think he’s still an ascending player. I know he’s worked on some mechanics with Jordan Palmer. I talked to Jordan for a while here at his…

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