The cornerback received a violent blow from the front that caused him to dramatically bend his neck and back backwards, in an attempted tackle.
the cornerback dane jackson He had to be removed immobilized from the field of play, and in an ambulance, after being involuntarily hit by a teammate during the second period of the “monday night football” between the Tennessee Titans and the buffalo bills of jackson.
jackson suffered the dramatic blow when he had dived to try to bring down rookie wide receiver Treylon Burks of Tennesseewhen the linebacker from buffalo, Tremaine Edmundswas launched from the other side, hitting jackson forward and causing his neck and back to bend unnaturally backwards. The play occurred with less than a minute to play before halftime, and with buffalo Up temporarily, by 17-7.
Quickly, players from the Bills gathered around jackson while he was removed in the ambulance, while the fans present at Highmark Stadium They fell into an awkward silence. No player stood closer to jackson while he was being treated edmundshis teammate.
from the stadium, jackson He was transferred to ECMC Hospital in buffaloto undergo X-rays and other tests, reported Laura Rutledge of ESPN. According to Rutledge, jackson he had movement and sensation in all his limbs when he was released from the hospital, an encouraging sign considering the nature of the injury.
jackson25 years old, is a third-year cornerback who made it to the Bills as a seventh-round pick in the 2020 NFL Draftcoming from the University of Pittsburgh.
Before this game, he had started nine of the 23 games he had participated in in the NFLracking up 21 passes defensed and two interceptions in that span.
jackson had seen more action earlier in the season, including starts in the first couple of games of the current regular season, thanks in part to the star cornerback’s absence Tre’Davious Whitewho is recovering from an injury suffered last season.
Tennessee visit to buffalo as part of a doubleheader of “monday night football” by ESPN in Week 2 of the regular season. On the opening day, the Bills they beat the reigning champions of the Super Bowl, Los Angeles Ramsand the visit of the titans It was his presentation in the campaign before his local public.
The visit of the minnesota vikings a philadelphia eagles It was the second game of the doubleheader of “MNF“.