Eddie Jackson’s resurgent season has a harsh ending: Chicago Bears place the safety on injured reserve

11/30/2022 5:15:00 AM

The Chicago Bears placed Eddie Jackson on injured reserve Tuesday, cutting short a resurgent season from the sixth-year safety.

The Chicago Bears placed Eddie Jackson on injured reserve Tuesday, cutting short a resurgent season from the sixth-year safety.

Chicago Bears safety Eddie Jackson was having his most productive season since 2018 before suffering a season-ending foot injury.

By Chicago Tribune Nov 29, 2022 at 3:19 pm The Chicago Bears placed Eddie Jackson on injured reserve Tuesday, cutting short a resurgent season from the sixth-year safety.Bears wide receiver Darnell Mooney is helped off the field during Sunday’s game against the Jets.defensive end Robert Quinn was traded to the Eagles.Bears ' locker room.

Jackson suffered a non-contact left foot injury in the second quarter of a 31-10 loss to the New York Jets on a rainy Sunday in New Jersey.On Mike White’s 54-yard touchdown pass to Garrett Wilson, Jackson was backpedaling when he slipped with nobody around him.J.He limped off the field without putting weight on his leg.31.Advertisement NFL Network reported Tuesday that Jackson suffered a Lisfranc injury — which occurs in the middle of the foot — and still was receiving doctors’ opinions.“I knew it was gonna be a touchdown after that,” Jones said.As coach Matt Eberflus confirmed Monday, the Bears also placed wide receiver Darnell Mooney on injured reserve.“There were too many teammates there to count,” rookie corner Jaylon Jones told Biggs.

Mooney is likely to need season-ending ankle surgery.He’s supposed to keep everything underneath.The Bears had seven inactives for Sunday’s game vs.The team promoted defensive back A.J.’ ” It was big trouble at the moment and even bigger trouble for the game — and perhaps beyond that.Thomas from the practice squad.This news comes a day after the Bears lost one of their star wide receivers, Darnell Mooney, for the rest of the season with an ankle injury.Advertisement Jackson, who will be 29 in December, was having his most productive season since 2018.The Bears almost immediately ruled him out for the game.The food was amazing, and since a lot of us, we’re not from Chicago, so if you didn’t have family, ‘Bo’ just invited us over.

He had four interceptions, six passes defended, two forced fumbles and 80 tackles in 12 games.[ [Don't miss] Column: As the Chicago Bears’ latest skid drags on, players must find motivation within to maintain their focus ] The 2017 fourth-round pick out of Alabama is among the longest-tenured Bears players and an important leader, especially after the Bears traded away veterans Robert Quinn and Roquan Smith at midseason.But even he recognized that losing a captain, leader and voice like Jackson is a tough hit.More NFL Coverage:.Jackson never has missed more than three games in a season.“When you lose the production of those guys, number one, that always hurts and also the leadership part of it,” Eberflus said of Jackson and Mooney.“He’s a [bleeping] leader, man.“Those guys have been great in the locker room.

They are great teammates.I hope he’s OK.They really are encouraging to others and they really model the behavior we wish to see.” Jackson went through a two-year stretch without an interception, but he spoke multiple times about being re-energized this season after struggles the last couple of years on and off the field.We really do.The new coaching staff billed this year as a fresh start, and he was making the most of it.“Eddie is in my opinion the best in the game,” safety DeAndre Houston-Carson said.In the third quarter, wide receiver Darnell Mooney — the team’s leading receiver — left with an ankle injury and did not return.

“A great teammate.Obviously it hurts us, but we just have to find a way to try to find that production from other people.Mooney likely has torn ligaments that will require season-ending surgery, NFL Network reported.” Expand Image 1 of 30 Chicago Bears quarterback Trevor Siemian walks off as New York Jets linebacker C.J.“As a player, [it’s] terrible.Mosley (57) celebrates his interception late in the fourth quarter on Nov.

27, 2022 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.That’s a part of the game that stinks.J.The Jets defeated the Bears 31-10.[It’s bad] when anybody gets hurt, but especially Darnell, it’s tough to see.(Brian Cassella / Chicago Tribune) Houston-Carson, a seventh-year special teams leader and longtime backup safety, started alongside Jackson on Sunday in place of rookie Jaquan Brisker, who was in concussion protocol.Safety Dane Cruikshank suffered a hamstring injury during the game, so the Bears turned to rookie Elijah Hicks to fill in for Jackson.They started the game without quarterback Justin Fields (separated shoulder), cornerback Kyler Gordon (concussion) and safety Jaquan Brisker (concussion).

It was the first career snaps on defense for Hicks, a seventh-round pick out of California.The Jets scored two third-quarter touchdowns to run away with the win.Larry Borom, who replaced Reiff, left late in the game with an undisclosed lower-body injury.“All I told Elijah at one point is, ‘It’s just like practice.You know? Don’t make it too big,’” Houston-Carson said.“Moon, BoJack, Larry, Riley, that’s tough.“And I think he did a great job when he came in.

” Advertisement The Bears return to practice Wednesday at Halas Hall, and it will be worth watching for the returns of Brisker and cornerback Kyler Gordon, who also missed Sunday’s game while in concussion protocol.You never want to see guys you go to battle with every day go down.[ [Don't miss] An actual game-time decision? Brad Biggs’ 10 thoughts on the Chicago Bears’ Week 12 loss, including that pregame QB chaos.] The Bears signed veteran safety Adrian Colbert to the practice squad Tuesday.But the injuries to Jackson and Mooney in particular appear ominous.Colbert has played in 39 games (22 starts) over five seasons with five teams but hasn’t played in a game this year.Jackson hasn’t spoken to reporters, so it’s unclear whether he slipped in the rainy conditions or his injury was a result of MetLife Stadium’s slit film turf.According to the NFLPA, studies show that from 2012 to ’18, NFL players had a 28% higher rate of non-contact injuries than on grass.

Nearly three weeks ago, NFL Players Association President JC Tretter called for the replacement and — of which there are six in the NFL — to help prevent injuries, including non-contact ones like Jackson suffered.Eberflus wouldn’t comment specifically on the turf at MetLife Stadium, which reportedly.“We’ve had to play twice [at MetLife] this year.

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Good move. Their season is essentially over.

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