Jackson is a candidate to start in Week 1's game against the Ravens due to Adam Jones's one-game suspension, ESPN.com's Katherine Terrell reports.
Jackson has received a lot of reps in the preseason to help make up for missing his entire rookie season with a torn pectoral. HIs competition for the start is Darqueze Dennard, though both will log significant playing time.
Jackson (pectoral) is fully healed and ready to compete for playing time in 2017, WLWT News 5 reports.
Jackson didn't log a single snap his rookie year due to a pectoral injury he suffered in the preseason. Now back to full health, he'll compete with Darqueze Dennard, Josh Shaw and Bene Benwikere for playing time behind starters Adam Jones and Dre Kirkpatrick.
Jackson lost his rookie season to a pectoral tear suffered in practice last August but appears to have recovered nicely. In fact, the
Jackson was the Bengals' first-round pick this year but won't play a snap this season. He was considered likely to be able to return before the end of the season, but there's more of an urgent need for Peerman to return because of Gio Bernard's injury.
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|17||12/31/17||@ BAL||1:00 pm|
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