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A 2016 Bengals first-round draft pick, Jackson enters his third season as a full-time started CB ... Battled a shoulder injury in 2019, but played in 14 games and saw action on 77.7 percent (831 of 1070) defensive snaps ... Finished season with 37 tackles, three PDs and one INT; shoulder injury landed him on Reserve/Injured prior to the season finale ... In 2018, his first season as a full-time starter, started all 16 games, saw action on 94.2 percent of defensive snaps and led Bengals in PDs (13) ... Missed rookie season in 2016 due to pectoral injury suffered early in training camp, then was eased into CB rotation in 2017.
Bengals Sign Jordan Franks, Trenton Irwin To Roster; William Jackson Placed On Reserve/Injured
William Jackson, a fourth-year player, suffered a right shoulder injury in last Sunday's game at Miami. He had played in 14 games (13 starts) this season, and recorded 37 tackles, an interception and three passes defensed.
Hobson's Choice: walking the line in the draft
Bengaldom hopes their team walked the line well in last week's NFL Draft. They went offensive line in the first round and then in the last round. Mississippi's Rod Taylor waited a long time to get picked, but he may have enough versatility to stay around longer than that.
Lewis transforming Xs and Os: 'We have to. We weren't good enough'
ORLANDO, Fla. - All signs continue to point to the Bengals' biggest scheme overhaul on both sides of the ball since Forrest Gregg became head coach at the dawn of the 1980s. "We need a different team. We weren't good enough," said head coach Marvin Lewis Tuesday during his annual media availability. "We need to be better. We had to improve. One way or the other. Better players, better coaches, better coaching. That's what we have to be. We weren't good enough.'
Defense throws it back to look ahead
This is how it used to look back in the day. The NFL's best quarterbacks would waltz into Paul Brown Stadium and leave with not only a loss, but a bruised passer rating courtesy of the Double A Gap blitz and a Velcro secondary. In Sunday's 26-17 win over Matthew Stafford's Lions the Bengals defense looked to the future with a blast from the past.
Media Roundtable: Bengals try to cool Zim's Vikes
Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis hopes to remain unbeaten against his former coordinators in Minnesota Sunday (1 p.m.-Cincinnati's Local 12) while Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer hopes to finish off a season sweep of his Bengals coaching colleagues.