PFT on NBCSN: Fred Jackson, Thursday night preview

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There’s uncertainty about the status of Bills running back C.J. Spiller, which means that Fred Jackson should be ready for a heavy workload against the Saints this weekend.

He’ll tell us how he feels about that possibility when he drops by Pro Football Talk on NBCSN on Thursday. Jackson has been bothered by a knee injury of his own in recent weeks, although he’s remained in the lineup and run fairly well most weeks. We’ll ask him about his knee, his thoughts on coach Doug Marrone’s first season thus far and how he thinks the rest of the season will play out.

We’ll also take a look at the start of Week Eight with a preview of the matchup between the Panthers and Buccaneers. We’ll discuss the impact of running back Doug Martin’s absence and whether the Panthers can move above .500 for the first time since Ron Rivera became head coach.

It gets underway at 5:30 p.m. ET and you can watch it all on NBCSN.