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Chad Jackson | Wide Receiver

Team: Unsigned Free Agent
Age / DOB:  (31) / 3/6/1985
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 223
College: Florida
Drafted: 2006 / Rd. 2 (36) / NE
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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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PosRoleName
QB1Brian Hoyer
2Ryan Lindley
3Phillip Sims
4Josh Freeman
5Bryan Bennett
6Christian Ponder
7Brad Sorensen
8Seth Lobato
9Tim Tebow
10Johnny Manziel
11Cody Fajardo
12Shane Carden
13B.J. Daniels
14R.J. Archer
15Pat Devlin
16Jerry Lovelocke
17Chase Rettig
18Chandler Harnish
19Jake Waters
20Jake Heaps
RB1Arian Foster
2Joseph Randle
3Zurlon Tipton
4Toby Gerhart
5Alonzo Harris
6LaMichael James
7Joique Bell
8Antone Smith
9Anthony Dixon
10Josh Harris
11Kenneth Harper
12Jawon Chisholm
13Jerome Smith
14Michael Dyer
15Keshawn Hill
16LaVance Taylor
17Jeremy Stewart
18Lache Seastrunk
GLB1Joique Bell
2Toby Gerhart
3RB1Joseph Randle
FB1James Casey
2Jorvorskie Lane
3Erik Lorig
4Derrick Coleman
5Joe Don Duncan
6Henry Hynoski
7Brad Smelley
8Trey Millard
9Jordan Campbell
10Emil Igwenagu
11Zach Boren
12Kiero Small
13J.C. Copeland
14John Conner
WR11Greg Jennings
2Marques Colston
3Andre Johnson
4Miles Austin
5Seantavius Jones
6Jacoby Ford
7Josh Morgan
8Tyler Davis
9Dwayne Bowe
10Preston Parker
11Kris Durham
12Vincent Brown
13Carlton Mitchell
14Armon Binns
15Reggie Dunn
16Robert Herron
17Solomon Patton
18Damian Williams
19Ricky Collins
20Zach D'Orazio
21Kenzel Doe
22Tevin Reese
23Donte Foster
24L'Damian Washington
25David Porter
26Josh Harper
27Marquez Clark
28Travis Labhart
29Donatella Luckett
30Lance Lewis
31Josh Stewart
32Tyler McDonald
33Ezell Ruffin
34DaVaris Daniels
WR21Roddy White
2Riley Cooper
3Ace Sanders
4Denarius Moore
5Marcus Thigpen
6Joe Morgan
7Austin Pettis
8Jacoby Jones
9Onterio McCalebb
10Ryan Broyles
11A.J. Jenkins
12Rico Richardson
13Emory Blake
14Mike Brown
15Tandon Doss
16Jimmie Hunt
17Devon Wylie
18Devante Davis
19Ryan Lankford
20Daniel Rodriguez
21James Butler
22Michael Preston
23Phil Bates
24Milton Williams III
25Clyde Gates
26Ryan Whalen
27Marcus Harris
28Juron Criner
29Tom Nelson
30Saalim Hakim
31Andre Davis
32Demetrius Wilson
33Josh Reese
34Trevor Harman
35Paul Browning
36Trindon Holliday
WR31Riley Cooper
2Marques Colston
3Andre Johnson
TE1Owen Daniels
2Scott Chandler
3Dante Rosario
4Kyle Miller
5Beau Gardner
6Mickey Shuler
7Orson Charles
8Chase Ford
9Nick Kasa
10Chase Dixon
11D.J. Williams
12Rob Blanchflower
13Jacob Maxwell
14Jimmay Mundine
15Steve Maneri
16David Paulson
17Gerell Robinson
18Dan Light
19Brandon Barden
20Jake Murphy
21Ryan Taylor
22Brett Brackett
23Michael Egnew
LT1Pierce Burton
2Micah Hatchie
3Jason Fox
4Will Beatty
5Tyson Chandler
LG1Ben Grubbs
2Ben Heenan
3Antoine Everett
4Tanner Hawkinson
C1Julian Vandervelde
2Brian De La Puente
RG1Jahri Evans
2Louis Vasquez
3Todd Herremans
4Paul Fanaika
5Patrick Omameh
6Adam Replogle
RT1Nate Chandler
2Kelvin Palmer
K1Carey Spear
2Justin Manton
3Mike Meyer
4Billy Cundiff
5Brandon Bogotay
6Kyle Brindza
7Andrew Furney