The person spoke to the Associated Press on condition of anonymity yesterday because the Colts had not announced the injury. The Indianapolis Star reported on its website that Jackson confirmed the injury and said it happened during practice Wednesday.
Jackson made 23 consecutive starts at cornerback before tearing the ACL and meniscus in his right knee during a no-contact practice in October 2008.
He had missed the past three games with a strained ACL in his right knee. Jackson’s newest injury came a day after the Colts placed linebacker Tyjuan Hagler on injured reserve with a ruptured biceps.
NOW speaks out
The National Organization for Women called on the Raiders to suspend coach Tom Cable
while the team investigates allegations he has a history of violent behavior toward women. NOW president Terry O’Neill
said, “Boys and girls around the country, as well as many women, look to the leaders of the NFL as our role models.’’ . . . Lions running back Kevin Smith
returned to practice after sitting out Wednesday with a shoulder injury. Wide receiver Calvin Johnson
, who has missed Detroit’s past two games with a right knee injury, also took snaps with the first-team offense . . . Seahawks quarterback Matt Hasselbeck
was a full participant in practice a day after sitting out to give his broken ribs a rest . . . The Redskins will use their fourth punter this season Sunday. Hunter Smith’s
right groin injury is acting up again, so Washington plans to sign former Cowboys punter Sam Paulescu
today . . . Former Vikings first-round pick Erasmus James
, 27, was arrested early yesterday after punching a friend in the face at a bar in Madison, Wis. . . . A jury convicted Tyrone Hartsfield
, 33, of attempted first-degree murder in the shooting of former Jaguars offensive lineman Richard Collier
in 2008. Hartsfield faces up to life in prison when he is sentenced in December.
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