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Vikings re-sign backup QB Jackson

Updated: April 19, 2010, 6:22 PM ET
Associated Press

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- The Minnesota Vikings re-signed backup quarterback Tarvaris Jackson on Monday as they wait for Brett Favre to decide if he will return for another season.

Jackson was a restricted free agent who was given a one-year tender worth $1.176 million.

He served in a backup role to Favre last season and appeared in eight games. The fifth-year team veteran has 19 career starts with 21 career touchdowns passing and four rushing.

A second-round pick out of ...

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