How Will Injury To DB Jackson Affect 2010 Season for the Philadelphia Eagles?

June 2, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Philadelphia Eagles are now down one man after the team's OTAs this afternoon, as DB Marlin Jackson suffered a ruptured Achilles Tendon. He may be out for the entire season.
He was attempting to cover second-year WR Jeremy Maclin, and when Jackson went up to defend a pass, he landed awkwardly and immediately knew something bad had just happened.
A former first-round draft pick in the 2005 NFL Draft (29th overall) by the Indianapolis Colts, Jackson now has one more injury to add to his list.
Jackson was a double threat type player with a capability to man both the FS and CB positions. Since the Eagles have a need at both spots, Jackson figured to be a big contributor in 2010 for the Birds.
Prior to his injury this afternoon, Jackson had multiple knee injuries so there was already a few questions surrounding him in this year's training camp. Most of those questions will have to wait another year.
If Jackson is even an Eagle in 2011.
This now pu...

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