Chicago Bears safety Eddie Jackson is now out indefinitely with a foot injury. The team is afraid that Jackson has a “significant” Lisfranc injury, which may or may not need surgery. Jackson’s season is likely over if all sides agree he needs surgery.
The NFL Network’s Mike Garafolo reported the news via Twitter on Tuesday.
Jackson spent his college years (2013-2016) at Alabama, where he won a College Football Playoff championship in 2015, winning the defensive MVP of that championship game. Despite that accolade, he was selected in the fourth round of the 2017 NFL Draft.
Since being drafted, Jackson has earned a First Team All-Pro nod, two Pro Bowl selections and has already been named to the 100 Greatest Bears of All Time list. In 12 games so far this season, he has four interceptions, six pass deflections, two forced fumbles and 80 combined tackles.
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