J.C. Jackson Done for Year With Ruptured Patellar

Los Angeles Chargers cornerback J.C. Jackson
Los Angeles Chargers cornerback J.C. Jackson
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NFL Week 7 - The Los Angeles Chargers will be without cornerback J.C. Jackson for the rest of the season. According to Chargers head coach Brandon Staley, Jackson ruptured his patellar tendon in Sunday's game against the Seattle Seahawks.

Jackson was carted off the field on Sunday, with his knee placed in an air cast. He was diagnosed with a dislocated kneecap, but the injury required further testing to verify the extent of the injury. 

The Los Angeles Chargers signed Jackson to a five-year, $82.5 million contract in March. Jackson's debut with the team was delayed after undergoing a voluntary surgery on his foot. In the four games Jackson appeared in prior to Week 7, he allowed a 73.7% completion percentage for 16.8 yards per target on 19 passes, including three touchdowns (via SIS). 

Comments

4 comments, Last at 25 Oct 2022, 11:42am

#1 by theslothook // Oct 24, 2022 - 7:33pm

Sucks that he got injured. Definitely don't root for that. But man, Belichick once again makes me look like an idiot. 

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#3 by Aaron Brooks G… // Oct 24, 2022 - 8:48pm

Injuries are non-predictive, so long as you don’t play in New Jersey or Santa Clara.

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#4 by Raiderfan // Oct 25, 2022 - 11:42am

Have you looked at the LAC injury list?  Seems as if they have multiple non scrubs on it every year.

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#2 by ImNewAroundThe… // Oct 24, 2022 - 8:15pm

28.7, 108th/109 graded CB. Worst we've seen him. Although there was quite a decline in last years playoffs but that was a small sample size.

Rough start to 2nd contract. That injury that sidelined him the first week may have been still lingering. Isn't movable pre 6/1 next year either and really only movable if they can find a trade. Hopefully he gets back 100% and bounces back. 

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