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  • Jets' Bennett Jackson: Back with Jets

    The Jets re-signed Jackson (hamstring) on Thursday, Al Iannazzone of Newsday.com reports. Jackson appeared in four games with the Jets last season, playing exclusively on special teams before hitting IR in December due to a hamstring injury. Now healthy and back with the team, he'll have another chance to compete for a depth role.
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  • Jets' Bennett Jackson: Leaves with hamstring injury

    Jackson won't return to Sunday's game against the Raiders due to a hamstring injury, Connor Hughes of The Athletic reports. Jackson has exclusively played special teams since joining the active roster last month, and he won't be available for the remainder of Sunday's contest.
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  • Jets' Bennett Jackson: Rejoins Jets

    Jackson was claimed off waivers by the Jets on Tuesday, Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News reports. Jackson was waived by the Ravens on Monday but will now rejoin his old team. The 28-year-old started the season with the Jets but was let go after not playing a snap in the season opener.
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  • Bennett Jackson: Cut by Ravens

    Jackson was waived by the Ravens on Monday. Jackson started the season with the Jets before getting waived following Week 1. He was eventually picked up by the Ravens prior to Week 9. In five games with the team he accrued just five tackles (two solos). The 28-year-old did not even see the field the last two weeks.
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  • Ravens' Bennett Jackson: Questionable for Week 9

    Jackson (ankle) is listed as questionable for Sunday night's game against the Patriots. Jackson did not participate in Friday's practice but nonetheless has a chance to go in Week 9. If he is able to suit up, he'll fill a depth role in the Ravens' secondary.
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  • Bennett Jackson: Joins Baltimore's practice squad

    Jackson agreed to join Baltimore's practice squad, Jonas Shaffer of The Baltimore Sun reports. Jackson was waived by the Ravens with an injury settlement in early September. He'll provide depth to a secondary that's dealing with a few injuries.
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  • Bennett Jackson: Waived by Baltimore

    Jackson (undisclosed) was waived with an injury settlement by the Ravens on Thursday, freelance NFL writer Jeff Zrebiec reports. Jackson cleared waivers after landing on injured reserve with the undisclosed injury last week. The 26-year-old can now sign elsewhere -- if healthy -- thanks to the injury settlement.
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  • Giants place OL Will Beatty on PUP list, two others on IR

    The Giants placed offensive lineman Will Beatty (pectoral) on the PUP list Tuesday, which means he will miss at the least the first six weeks of the 2015 season. The Giants also placed Josh Gordy (hip) and Bennett Jackson (knee) on injured reserve, while waived-injured Brandon Mosley (back) and Akeem Hunt (hamstring).
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  • Giants DB Bennett Jackson out for year with torn ACL

    A torn ACL sustained try to make a tackle in a preseason game Saturday night against Jacksonville will knock out Giants defensive back Bennett Jackson for the year, per the New York Daily News. The 2014 sixth-round pick lost all of last season as well with a knee injury. Bennett was healthy in camp this year, however, and was working to make the transition from cornerback to safety. He was working often with the first team.
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  • Giants' Bennett Jackson making transition to safety

    Giants second-year cornerback Bennett Jackson is spending the offseason transitioning to safety. "At the end of the day, I'm a DB,'" Jackson said, per the New York Post. "I think my strengths are cover skills, I got good speed and I got good ball skills. The thing it's gonna take for me to get out there and make an impact is, I just got to learn the defense and really just communicate the calls fluently." "It is all in front of him," coach Tom Coughlin said. "We think he can cover. He has done a good job of getting us lined up and then we will see how he plays."
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  • Giants experimenting with DBs Chykie Brown, Bennett Jackson

    The addition of two safeties via the draft has the Giants altering their plan in the secondary, according to NJ.com. Veteran Chykie Brown was expected to move from cornerback to safety, but Tom Coughlin said Friday he intends to keep him at cornerback. Second-year defensive back Bennett Jackson, who was drafted as a cornerback, will likely remain at his new safety position.
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  • Giants put seven on practice squad

    The Giants filled seven of their 10 practice squad spots, signing running back Michael Cox, cornerbacks Bennett Jackson and Chandler Fenner, linebacker Dan Fox, defensive end Jordan Stanton, receiver Julian Talley and offensive tackle Nick Becton.
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  • Giants pare their roster down to the required 53

    The Giants made a slew of moves Saturday to pare their roster down to the required 53 for the regular season.The players on that list are DT Kelcy Quarles, QB Curtis Painter, FB John Conner, TE Kellen Davis, DE Israel Idonije, CB Bennett Jackson, OT Rogers Gaines, RB Michael Cox, WR Julian Talley, RB Kendall Gaskins, OT Mark Asper, OT Adam Gress, G Jamaal Johnson-Webb, LB Terrell Manning, LB Dan Fox, DB Chandler Fenner, DB Thomas Gordon, DT Kelcy Quarles and DE Jordan Stanton.
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  • Giants reveal list of players that won't play in preseason opener

    The Giants unveiled a list of players who did not make the trip and will not participate in the preseason opener against the Bills in Canton, per ESPN. The following players will sit out Sunday: defensive end Robert Ayers, linebacker Jon Beason, offensive tackle Will Beatty, wide receiver Odell Beckham, tight end Xavier Grimble, guard Eric Herman, wide receiver Trindon Holliday, corner back Bennett Jackson, cornerback Trumaine McBride, defensive tackle Mike Patterson, linebacker Spencer Paysinger and running back David Wilson.
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  • Giants draft CB Bennett Jackson

    With pick No. 187 in the NFL Draft, the Giants selected cornerback Bennett Jackson from Notre Dame. Jackson will be a reserve cornerback for the Giants and work on special teams. He started all 13 games in 2013 for the Irish and registered 64 tackles, three pass breakups and two interceptions with five tackles for loss and one forced fumble.
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