Tarvaris Jackson, who played in nine of his 10 NFL seasons, including stints with the Minnesota Vikings and Seattle Seahawks, died Sunday night in a single-car accident in Alabama. He was 36.

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Jackson's 2012 Chevrolet Camaro left the road, hit a tree and flipped. He was transported to a local hospital and later pronounced dead.

A second-round draft pick out Alabama State, Jackson played parts of nine seasons in the NFL with the Minnesota Vikings and Seattle Seahawks. (He also spent the 2012 season with the Buffalo Bills, but did not play.)

Jackson started 34 games over the course of his career, including 14 for the Seahawks in 2011, and threw for more than 7,200 yards with 39 touchdowns and 35 interceptions.

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Russell Wilson, the man Jackson backed up and won a ring with in 2014 when the Seahawks throttled the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl 48, tweeted this out:


R.I.P. Tarvaris Jackson