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Chad Jackson | Wide Receiver

Team: Unsigned Free Agent
Age / DOB:  (29) / 3/6/1985
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 223
College: Florida
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Raiders agreed to terms with WR Chad Jackson, formerly of the Bills.
The Bills were Jackson's most recent NFL stop, but he's actually coming off a stint with the UFL's Omaha Nighthawks. Notorious for shining in practice but shrinking in games, Jackson is facing long odds to crack the Raiders roster. Sat, Aug 6, 2011 02:52:00 PM

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Free agent Chad Jackson has signed with the UFL's Omaha Nighthawks.

Other somewhat notable names added to the Omaha roster: Ex-Texans LB Morlon Greenwood, former Purdue WR Greg Orton, ex-49ers OL Joe Toledo, and former Oklahoma DT DeMarcus Granger. Jackson tried out for the Redskins last November after being released by Buffalo. He was the 36th overall pick in the 2006 draft.
Wed, Jun 29, 2011 01:49:00 PM

Free agent WRs Chad Jackson and Bobby Williams were among more than a dozen players to try out for the Redskins on Tuesday.

Also working out were defensive ends Charles Grant and William Joseph and defensive backs Justin Miller and Ty Hill. The headliner, of course, was JaMarcus Russell, though none of the beat writers believe that was more than just a favor to his agent.
Tue, Nov 2, 2010 05:41:00 PM

Bills released WR Chad Jackson.

As usual, Jackson earned high praise in training camp only to fall off the map in preseason action. With James Hardy also being dumped, undrafted rookie David Nelson is locked into the No. 4 receiver spot.
Sat, Sep 4, 2010 04:56:00 PM

Chad Jackson has a "legitimate shot at one of the top-four receiver spots," according to the Buffalo News.

Jackson is a notorious camp darling, so we're taking this with a grain of salt. Even if Jackson ends up making the team, he'll need an injury to Steve Johnson or Lee Evans to get on the field.
Wed, Aug 25, 2010 12:06:00 PM

Bills WR Chad Jackson has been a standout in practices and could challenge for a starting spot opposite Lee Evans.

"The guy comes out to play every day," said coach Chan Gailey. "It looks like he’s made up his mind that he wants to be a very good football player." We've heard this story before. Jackson always shines in practice, only to disappear when the real games start. He'd do well just to make the roster.
Tue, Aug 3, 2010 08:37:00 PM

Player sources tell FOX Sports' Adam Caplan that WR Chad Jackson "might have been the most impressive" skill player at Bills OTAs and minicamps.

Caplan says "winning a starting job could be in the equation" for Jackson, who has often shined on the practice field in non-contact drills. It's hitting that's seemingly always posed the biggest challenge for the former No. 36 overall pick. We're not holding our breath that he'll unseat Steve Johnson.
Source: FOX Sports
Sun, Jul 11, 2010 12:43:00 AM

The Bills consider Chad Jackson a split end or "X" receiver, according to the team's official site.

In other words, Jackson is competing to be Lee Evans' backup and isn't in the mix to line up across from Buffalo's No. 1 receiver. Even if Jackson makes the team, he'd only see significant snaps if Evans went down.
Mon, May 24, 2010 07:36:00 AM

Bills signed WR Chad Jackson, formerly of the Broncos.

A player with Jackson's size-speed combination is always worth a look in the March-April phase of the offseason program, but the former second-round pick hasn't come close to panning out. Despite the Bills' thinness at wide receiver, Jackson should face an uphill battle to make the final 53.
Wed, Mar 31, 2010 03:26:00 PM

The Cowboys reportedly worked out free agent WR Chad Jackson this week.

At least Jackson is still trying. The No. 36 overall pick in 2006 didn't make the Broncos out of training camp last year and failed to catch on with a team in-season. Still only 24, he'll likely latch on somewhere this spring.
Fri, Jan 22, 2010 10:55:00 PM

Broncos waived WR Chad Jackson.

The move creates room for Brandon Marshall to return from suspension. It's a bad sign for Jackson's career that he got the heave-ho instead of Brandon Lloyd, not that the former Patriots second-round pick needs anymore of those.
Mon, Sep 7, 2009 05:30:00 PM

Former Patriots second-rounder Chad Jackson started opposite Eddie Royal Sunday night.

Brandon Stokley stayed in the slot, and Brandon Lloyd was the fourth receiver. Brandon Marshall will likely start Week 1 -- as long as he doesn't shoot off his mouth again -- which leaves Jackson without fantasy value.
Source: Denver Post
Mon, Aug 31, 2009 09:46:00 AM

Beat writer Frank Schwab observed that WR Chad Jackson picked up more reps as Broncos' minicamps went along.

The former Patriots second-rounder recorded just one catch in four games last season after signing off the street. He's competing against fifth-round pick Kenny McKinley and Brandon Lloyd for the Broncos' fifth receiver role. That position will come down to special teams play, hurting Lloyd's case.
Fri, Jul 10, 2009 12:37:00 PM

Broncos declared WR Chad Jackson, S Marlon McCree, CB Jack Williams, FB Andrew Pinnock, FB/LB Spencer Larsen, LB Niko Koutouvides, OL Pat Murray, and DE Tim Crowder inactive for Week 16.

The Broncos are again going without a lead blocker in the backfield, indicating they will likely run a pass-happy attack against Buffalo. The Bills are not shabby in the secondary, however, and this figures to be a close game. It's hard to imagine either side putting up many points.
Sun, Dec 21, 2008 02:57:00 PM

Broncos declared WR Chad Jackson, WR Glenn Martinez, LB D.J. Williams, S Marlon McCree, DE Tim Crowder, DT Josh Shaw, RB P.J. Pope, and CB Champ Bailey inactive for Thursday night's battle in Cleveland.

Karl Paymah starts at left corner for Bailey with Wesley Woodyard at weak side linebacker for Williams. Jarvis Moss, coming off a two-sack game, is active. Tony Scheffler and Selvin Young are both active, as expected.
Thu, Nov 6, 2008 07:04:00 PM

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3B.J. Coleman
4Dominique Davis
5David Carr
6Tim Tebow
7John Skelton
8Josh Portis
9Vince Young
10Kevin Kolb
11Pat White
12Jerrod Johnson
13Adam Weber
14John Parker Wilson
15Nick Stephens
16Tommy Rees
17Ryan Katz
18Colby Cameron
19Kyle Padron
20James Vandenberg
21Mike Hermann
22Nathan Stanley
23Dalton Williams
24Matt Brown
25Caleb TerBush
26Tim Jenkins
27Dayne Crist
28Brett Smith
29Jordan Rodgers
30Nate Enderle
31Alex Carder
32Keith Price
33Collin Klein
34Rusty Smith
RB1Michael Turner
2Michael Bush
3Brandon Jackson
4D.J. Ware
5Ryan Torain
6Beanie Wells
7Jamie Harper
8Chris Rainey
9Terrance Ganaway
10Zach Brown
11Isaac Redman
12Brandon Saine
13D.J. Harper
14Tim Cornett
15Lance Ball
16Jordan Roberts
17Orwin Smith
18Armond Smith
19Javarris James
20Darren Evans
21Delone Carter
22Anthony Allen
23Damien Berry
24Richard Murphy
25William Powell
26Jawan Jamison
27Stefphon Jefferson
28Deonte Williams
29Bradley Randle
30Quentin Hines
31De'Leon Eskridge
GLB1Michael Turner
2Michael Bush
3Ryan Torain
4Beanie Wells
3RB1Michael Bush
2D.J. Ware
3Beanie Wells
FB1Lousaka Polite
2Vonta Leach
3Lawrence Vickers
4Le'Ron McClain
5Jacob Hester
6Chris Pressley
7Brit Miller
8Brad Smelley
9Owen Marecic
10Dorson Boyce
11Eric Kettani
12Owen Schmitt
13Quinn Johnson
14Ben Bartholomew
15Braden Wilson
16James Baker
17Ryan D'Imperio
18Devonte Campbell
19Alex Debniak
20Ryan Roberson
21Jonathan Amosa
22Rupert Bryan
23Eddie Williams
24Jon Hoese
25Ben Guidugli
26Nate Eachus
27Jourdan Brooks
28Brock Bolen
WR11Santonio Holmes
2Jabar Gaffney
3Laurent Robinson
4Titus Young
5Darius Johnson
6Kevin Hardy
7Keenan Davis
8Taulib Ikharo
9Greg Childs
10Richard Goodman
11Lance Lewis
12Lamont Bryant
13Devery Henderson
14Ben Obomanu
15Matt Willis
16Brett Swain
17Chaz Schilens
18Ramses Barden
19Charly Martin
20Jeremy Kelley
21Sederrick Cunningham
22Zach Rogers
23Nicholas Johnson
24Johnathan Haggerty
25Emmanuel Arceneaux
26Jordan White
27Roy Roundtree
28Robby Toma
29Carlin Isles
30Marcus Jackson
31Sam McGuffie
32Tyrone Goard
33Chip Reeves
34Terrell Sinkfield
35Jheranie Boyd
36Eric Rogers
37Rashaad Carter
38Erik Highsmith
39Demetrius Fields
40Scott Pillar
41Diondre Borel
42Chastin West
43Bert Reed
44Brandon Carswell
45Joseph Anderson
46Cole McKenzie
47Jamal Miles
48Rashad Evans
49Julius Pruitt
50Mardy Gilyard
WR21Braylon Edwards
2Davone Bess
3Kerry Meier
4Jordan Shipley
5Chad Hall
6Donald Jones
7Earl Bennett
8Mohamed Massaquoi
9Steve Breaston
10Donte' Stallworth
11Brandon Banks
12Raymond Radway
13Chris Givens
14Darius Hanks
15Aaron Mellette
16Robert Gill
17David Douglas
18Jeff Fuller
19Brandon Collins
20Tray Session
21Martel Moore
22Dominique Croom
23Kenny Shaw
24Nicholas Edwards
25Duke Calhoun
26Michael Jenkins
27David Ball
28Devin Aromashodu
29Tim Toone
30Jarett Dillard
31Terrence Austin
32Roberto Wallace
33Bobby Sewall
34Deon Butler
35Early Doucet
36Patrick Crayton
37Perez Ashford
38Alex Neutz
39Kelsey Pope
40Jordan Harris
41Jason Thompson
42Omarius Hines
43Anthony Amos
44R.J. Webb
45Andrew Helmick
46Rodrick Rumble
47Andrew DePaola
48Ronald Johnson
49Jared Green
50Michael Calvin
51Taveon Rogers
52Dale Moss
53Devin Goda
54Brandon Kaufman
55Jerry Johnson
WR31Jabar Gaffney
2Laurent Robinson
3Davone Bess
TE1Adam Nissley
2Danny Noble
3Randy McMichael
4Leonard Pope
5Tony Scheffler
6David Thomas
7Kevin Boss
8Aaron Hernandez
9Tommy Gallarda
10Fendi Onobun
11Billy Bajema
12Sean McGrath
13Andrew Szczerba
14Steve Watson
15Daniel Graham
16Jamie Childers
17Joe Sawyer
18Joel Dreessen
19Visanthe Shiancoe
20Matt Furstenburg
21Ben Cotton
22David Rolf
23Nelson Rosario
24Konrad Reuland
25Dominique Curry
26Hayden Smith
27Colin Cloherty
28Dan Gronkowski
29Martin Rucker
30Richard Quinn
31Nate Byham
32Dedrick Epps
33Tom Crabtree
34Brody Eldridge
35Cameron Graham
36Jamie McCoy
37Jake O'Connell
38Travis Beckum
39Evan Moore
40Alex Silvestro
41Matt Veldman
42Tim Biere
43Evan Landi
44Taylor Cook
45Travis Tannahill
46Chase Clement
47Joe Don Duncan
48Chase Dixon
49David Wright
50Isaiah Stanback
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2Garrett Hartley
3Matt Szymanski
4Brandon Bogotay
5Havard Rugland
6Austin Signor
7Morgan Lineberry
8Brett Baer
9Brett Maher
10Jose Maltos
11Adam Yates
12Zach Ramirez
13John Potter