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March 25, 2020 09:40 AM
Jets' Bennett Jackson: Back with Jets
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Jackson signed a contract with the Jets on Tuesday, Connor Hughes of The Athletic reports.

Jackson spent time on both the 53-man roster and the practice squad for the Jets in 2019, making one tackle in two games. The 28-year-old will likely see action primarily on special teams while providing depth in the secondary in 2020.

March 19, 2020 06:28 PM
Bennett Jackson: Parts ways with Jets
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

The Jets didn't tender Jackson a contract, making him an unrestricted free agent, Ralph Vacchiano of SportsNet New York reports.

Jackson appeared in two games with the Jets last season and four games with the Ravens, primarily contributing on special teams with both clubs. He's now free to look for a chance elsewhere in the league.

December 3, 2019 07:04 PM
Jets' Bennett Jackson: Rejoins Jets
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

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.

December 3, 2019 07:04 PM
Bennett Jackson: Cut by Ravens
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

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.

November 3, 2019 07:24 PM
Ravens' Bennett Jackson: Ready for SNF
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Jackson (ankle) is active for Sunday's matchup against the Patriots.

Jackson mainly sticks to special teams where he made two tackles in Week 7 against the Seahawks. He figures to slot into a similar role in this contest.

November 1, 2019 07:20 PM
Ravens' Bennett Jackson: Questionable for Week 9
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

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.

October 16, 2019 05:36 PM
Ravens' Bennett Jackson: Signs with injury-riddled Ravens
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

The Ravens signed Jackson on Tuesday.

Over the last two weeks, the Ravens have placed both Tony Jefferson (knee) and DeShon Elliott (knee) on injured reserve, leaving a major void in the team's secondary. Jackson spent time on the Ravens' practice squad last year and with the Jets' active roster this year, but he's still never played an NFL snap since being drafted in 2014. The state of the Ravens' secondary means Jackson has a good shot to at least contribute on special teams Sunday against the Seahawks.

September 16, 2019 03:28 PM
Bennett Jackson: Drops to waivers
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

The Jets waived Jackson on Monday.

Jackson was dropped so the Jets could add Luke Falk since Sam Darnold (illness) is facing an extended absence. The 28-year-old is a good candidate for the team's practice squad.

November 27, 2018 08:52 PM
Bennett Jackson: Joins Baltimore's practice squad
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

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.

September 7, 2018 01:52 PM
Bennett Jackson: Waived by Baltimore
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

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.

September 1, 2018 09:56 PM
Ravens' Bennett Jackson: Placed on IR
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Jackson (undisclosed) was placed on injured reserve Friday.

Jackson will remain on injured reserve for the duration of the 2018 season. The 26-year-old has suffered an assortment of injuries since his sixth-round selection in 2014, including a torn right ACL two seasons ago. More information about Jackson's season-ending injury is likely to be revealed in the coming days.

September 1, 2015 06:00 PM
Giants place OL Will Beatty on PUP list, two others on IR
by Michael Hurcomb | CBS Sports Staff

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).

August 23, 2015 10:30 PM
Giants DB Bennett Jackson out for year with torn ACL
by Marty Gitlin |

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.

June 1, 2015 02:07 PM
Giants' Bennett Jackson making transition to safety
by Shawn Krest |

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."

June 1, 2015 02:22 PM
Giants experimenting with DBs Chykie Brown, Bennett Jackson
by Marty Gitlin |

The addition of two safeties via the draft has the Giants altering their plan in the secondary, according to

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.

June 2, 2015 06:55 AM
Giants put seven on practice squad
by Larry Hartstein |

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.

June 2, 2015 06:55 AM
Giants pare their roster down to the required 53
by Igor Mello |

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.

June 2, 2015 07:23 AM
Giants reveal list of players that won't play in preseason opener
by Igor Mello |

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.

June 1, 2015 08:53 PM
Giants draft CB Bennett Jackson
by Jamey Eisenberg | Senior Fantasy Writer

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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