Found April 10, 2012 on
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The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have released Tanard Jackson after the safety failed a physical, the team announced.
"I was a little shocked, but the person I am, I accept how it comes," Jackson told the Tampa Bay Times. "I realize it's a business. It's hard to be too upset with decision because of what I've been through and I have no hard feelings toward the organization and wish them the best. I really don't know, maybe it was because I wasn't doing rehab here in Tampa after surgery but doing it in New Orleans with trainers up there. They just said they were going in a different direction. That's the way it was given to me."
Jackson was also suspended for a year in 2010 for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy. Last season, he started 10 games and had 35 tackles and two interceptions.
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According to Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have released safety Tanard Jackson after failing a physical.
Jackson hasn’t made much of an impact over the past few seasons, with his poor play on the field and run-ins with the law.
This past season alone, Jackson missed 24 tackles, which broke down to one missed tackle for every 2.6 attempts, per ProFootballFocus...
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers released safety Tanard Jackson on Tuesday because of a failed physical.The former Syracuse player was selected by the Buccaneers in the fourth round in 2007.The Buccaneers signed Jackson to a one-year, $3.25 contract extension last fall.Jackson was reinstated after the fifth game of last season by the NFL following a suspension for violating the league'...
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have released safety Tanard Jackson due to a failed physical, the team announced.
The former Syracuse player was selected by the Buccaneers in the fourth round in 2007.
Buccaneers general manager Mark Dominik said that the release is not related to any issues wth Jackson's previous suspensions for violating the NFL substance-abuse policy.
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