After a few down years, Eddie Jackson had been playing like a boss in 2022. He was aggressive in coverage, active in run defense, and playing with swagger and confidence unseen since at least 2019. Jackson himself said he was back to the 2018 version we all grew to love.
Unfortunately, we might not be seeing Jackson for a while. Shortly after limping off the field following a Jets touchdown, Brad Biggs (Tribune) saw Jackson leave the field on a cart:
That happened after Jackson was injured on this play:
More updates to come. In the meantime, I can’t help but feel awful for Jackson. His bounce back season deserves a better ending than an injury playing on the horrific MetLife Stadium turf.
UPDATE (1:15 PM):