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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

Packers-Dolphins matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Oct. 14, 2010 @ 2:16 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents the third of five key matchups this week in advance of the Week Six Dolphins-Packers game at Lambeau Field.

Packers players of the week

Posted Oct. 10, 2010 @ 7:21 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush selects Green Bay’s players of the week on offense, defense and special teams in the team’s Week Five loss to the Redskins in overtime.

Packers fantasy focus

Posted Oct. 08, 2010 @ 12:33 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident packers expert Dan Arkush believes it would be a mistake to put much fantasy stock in Packers RBs Brandon Jackson and John Kuhn.

Packers-Lions matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Oct. 02, 2010 @ 3:36 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 Week Four Lions-Packers game.

Packers' running game must keep Bears' 'D' honest

Posted Sept. 22, 2010 @ 3:15 p.m. ET
Each Wednesday throughout the season we'll identify one player, coach or area of the Packers that is most under the microscope. This week, the choice is the running backs.

Loss of Grant in Green Bay costly but not deadly

Posted Sept. 16, 2010 @ 4:33 p.m. ET
The consensus among our Packers sources is that RB Ryan Grant’s season-ending ankle injury is far from a season-killer, with the combination of RB Brandon Jackson and FB John Kuhn considered a serviceable alternative.

Ten most intriguing players of Week Two

Posted Sept. 15, 2010 @ 5:09 p.m. ET
Monday night's home game against the Saints could tell us a lot about whether 49ers WR Michael Crabtree will be a credible fantasy performer or a colossal bust, writes Pat Fitzmaurice in his discussion of this week's intriguing ...

Packers place RB Grant, DE Harrell on I.R.

Posted Sept. 14, 2010 @ 5:03 p.m. ET
The Packers placed starting RB Ryan Grant on injured reserve Tuesday. Grant suffered a severe ankle injury in the season opener against the Eagles.

Packers RB Jackson will get prime chance with Grant out

Posted Sept. 14, 2010 @ 2 p.m. ET
"Handcuff" is a popular term in fantasy circles, as grabbing your top rusher's backup is always a recommended strategy. Hopefully those who drafted Ryan Grant heeded this advice.

Packers could suffer with Grant on I.R.

Posted Sept. 13, 2010 @ 3:20 p.m. ET
With Packers RB Ryan Grant going down in Week One with what head coach Mike McCarthy called a "significant" ankle injury, Green Bay's offense now must adjust to his absence for the rest of the season.

Packers RB Grant (ankle) will miss Week Two

Posted Sept. 13, 2010 @ 1:15 p.m. ET
Packers head coach Mike McCarthy announced Monday that starting RB Ryan Grant suffered a significant ankle injury and will not be available for the team's Week Two game against Buffalo.

Don't discount Packers spending high pick on RB

Posted April 08, 2010 @ 5:02 p.m. ET
While it appears the Packers have much more immediate needs at four other positions at least, insiders in Green Bay are not ruling out the possibility that the team might spend a high pick on a running back.


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.