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Brandon Jackson

Brandon Jackson - #29 - RB

Status Inactive
Height/Weight 5' 10"/ 216 lbs.
Birthday 10/02/1985
Birthplace Horn Lake, MS
College Nebraska
Years played 7
Drafted 2007, 2nd round, 31st pick by Packers

Injuries to Steinbach, Jackson put focus on Cleveland's depth

Posted Aug. 28, 2011 @ 1:05 p.m. ET
With the prospect of injured Browns OLG Eric Steinbach and RB Brandon Jackson missing significant time, Cleveland's depth will be tested.

Report: Injuries to keep Browns' Steinbach, Jackson out

Posted Aug. 26, 2011 @ 7:20 p.m. ET
Injuries to Browns OLG Eric Steinbach and RB Brandon Jackson could end the seasons of both players, The (Cleveland) Plain Dealer reported.

Is Michael just a 'Slash' in the pan?

Posted Aug. 11, 2011 @ 9:37 a.m. ET
The downside of Michael Vick is a return to the Falcon-era Vick, who was a lot like the post-1997 Kordell Stewart: a mediocre passer with some rushing upside.

Packers looking superstrong at running back

Posted April 21, 2011 @ 4:46 p.m. ET
Widely perceived as a relative embarrassment, the consensus now seems to be that the Packers’ RB corps suddenly has an embarrassment of riches.

Sleeper in Vikings' QB derby: Bomar

Posted Jan. 15, 2011 @ 2:45 p.m. ET
One roster addition that went under the radar for many fans was Minnesota's signing of QB Rhett Bomar off the Giants' practice squad in December, but we hear Bomar could compete for more than a backup role with the ...

Packers-Patriots matchup of the day

Posted Dec. 17, 2010 @ 11:29 a.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents the fourth of five key matchups this week in advance of the Packers’ Week 15 game against the Patriots at New England Sunday evening.

Packers-Lions matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Dec. 10, 2010 @ 12:31 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents the fourth of five key matchups this week in advance of the Packers’ Week 14 game against the Lions at Detroit.

Starks offers impressive contrast in Packers ground game

Posted Dec. 06, 2010 @ 5:07 p.m. ET
With rookie RB James Starks looking sharp in his pro debut, things all of the sudden appear to be looking up for a Packers ground game that has been getting heat much of the season.

49ers-Packers matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Dec. 03, 2010 @ 2:21 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents the fourth of five key matchups this week in advance of the Packers’ Week 13 game against the 49ers in Green Bay.

Ground game must heat up in colder weather

Posted Dec. 01, 2010 @ 3:57 p.m. ET
Each Wednesday throughout the season, we identify one Packers player, coach or area that is most under the microscope. This week, the primary focus is on Green Bay’s running attack.

Packers fantasy focus

Posted Nov. 19, 2010 @ 9:28 a.m. ET
In this week’s fantasy focus, PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush believes a bevy of Packers could victimize the Vikings’ "D" and deliver bountiful fantasy goods.

Fitz's Four-Course Fantasy Feast

Posted Nov. 11, 2010 @ 4:40 p.m. ET
Browns RB Peyton Hillis has been a revelation for fantasy owners, and Pat Fitzmaurice names an all-undrafted team of players who weren't drafted in most fantasy leagues.

Packers-Cowboys matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Nov. 06, 2010 @ 4:11 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents the fifth of five key matchups this week in advance of the Packers’ Week Nine game against the Cowboys.

Packers-Jets matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Oct. 30, 2010 @ 3:10 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents the fifth of five key matchups this week in advance of the Packers’ Week Eight visit to New Meadowlands Stadium to take on the Jets.

Packers' 60-second rant: Stop with the RB complaints

Posted Oct. 19, 2010 @ 5:37 p.m. ET
In his weekly 60-second rant, PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush pontificates on the unfair rap he believes the Packers' current running backs have received.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Sept. 27, 2012
Jackson is inactive for the Browns' game against Baltimore on Thursday night.||||||| Jackson is a healthy scratch for a third game in a row.
Posted Sept. 04, 2011
Jackson was placed on IR with a toe injury and will miss the season.||||||| Jackson signed a two-year, $4.5 million free agent contract with Cleveland before training camp opened. He got hurt in an Aug. 19 exhibition against Detroit and has been in a cast for two weeks. The Browns have not specified his injury and given no timetable for his return.
Posted Jan. 03, 2011
Jackson rushed for just 19 yards on seven carries in Sunday's 10-3 win over the Bears.||||||| After rushing for 99 yards against New England in Week 15, Jackson ran for just 58 yards in his final two games.
Posted Dec. 27, 2010
Jackson had 18 carries for 39 yards in Sunday's 45-17 win over the Giants. He also had a 10-yard reception from Aaron Rodgers.||||||| With Rodgers shredding New York's woeful defense, Jackson wasn't needed for production.
Posted Dec. 24, 2010
Jackson isn't getting his hopes up again. Fourteen weeks after he first thought he'd take over as the Green Bay Packers' go-to back, Jackson finally got 22 carries Sunday night at New England. Maybe this time it will be the beginning of a trend.||||||| Jackson was given the starting job in 2007 as a rookie second-round draft pick, only to hurt his shin in his third start and watch as Ryan Grant emerged as the featured back. Jackson had been waiting three years to get another chance to be the guy. Expect him to get plenty of carries in Sunday's showdown with the New York Giants.

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