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Bennett Jackson | Defensive Back

Team: New York Giants
Age / DOB:  (23) / 9/16/1991
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 192
College: Notre Dame
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Giants rookie CB Bennett Jackson had microfracture surgery on his knee in October.
Jackson hopes to be ready when the Giants begin their offseason workout program on April 20, but microfracture recoveries are notoriously fickle beasts. A sixth-rounder out of Notre Dame, Jackson did not record a snap in his rookie campaign. Jan 3 - 9:27 AM

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Giants rookie CB Bennett Jackson has a "significant ankle sprain."

There's no structural damage, but Jackson will likely miss extended time. A sixth-round pick, Jackson is a candidate for the practice squad.
Fri, Aug 1, 2014 08:58:00 PM

Giants signed No. 187 overall pick CB Bennett Jackson to a four-year contract.

A former wideout, Jackson stands in at 6-foot-0, 195 pounds. He has good speed and athleticism (4.51 40-yard dash, 38-inch vertical and 10-foot-8 broad jump), but struggled as a tackler for Notre Dame. He'll likely be limited to special teams for the G-Men.
Mon, May 19, 2014 05:46:00 PM

Giants selected Notre Dame CB Bennett Jackson with the No. 187 overall pick in the 2014 NFL draft.

Jackson (5-foot-11 7/8, 195) opened his Fighting Irish career as a wideout, kick returner, and gunner before converting to cornerback. He was a middling college corner, particularly struggling as a tackler. Jackson clocked 4.51 at the Combine with a 38-inch vertical and 10-foot-8 broad jump, so athleticism is a strength. Jackson ultimately projects as a special teamer only in the NFL.
Sat, May 10, 2014 04:11:00 PM

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