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Mon, 10 Feb 2003 13:09:30 -0800
The AP reports former Pittsburgh Steelers OT John Jackson officially retired Monday. He played with the Steelers from 1988-1997. Jackson split the next three seasons between the San Diego Chargers, and the Cincinnati Bengals. He was out of the NFL last season.
Fri, 30 Aug 2002 21:25:40 -0700
Updating an earlier story, the Ap reports OT John Jackson called the Pittsburgh Steelers to tell them he was not going to attend his retirement news conference. The Steelers weren't sure whether Jackson changed his mind about retiring.
Fri, 30 Aug 2002 08:38:40 -0700
The Post Gazette reports OT John Jackson will sign a contract with the Pittsburgh Steelers so he can retire as a Steeler.
Mon, 12 Aug 2002 07:04:37 -0700
The Cincinnati Post reports while former Cincinnati Bengals OT John Jackson had yet to practice in training camp, his biggest value and what the team will miss most from him is his experience with and knowledge of the game. Bengals rookie OT Levi Jones was learning a lot under Jacksonís wings, before the team released him Sunday. ďHe was a guy who helped me out and gave me a lot of insight,Ē Jones said.
Sun, 11 Aug 2002 13:48:54 -0700
The Cincinnati Bengals have announced the release of OT John Jackson.
Fri, 02 Aug 2002 08:04:28 -0700
Kevin Goheen reports for the Cincinnati Post Cincinnati Bengals OT John Jackson (groin) will not play in the team's intrasquad scrimmage on Saturday.
Wed, 31 Jul 2002 18:58:15 -0700
Geoff Hobson reports for Bengals.com OT John Jackson was back at training camp Wednesday. He was cleared of any heart problems Monday when he underwent an angiogram. "Iím ready to play football,Ē he said. However, he still has about two weeks of healing in front of him before he can practice with the team.
Mon, 29 Jul 2002 15:13:17 -0700
Associated Press reports Cincinnati Bengals OT John Jackson (chest) passed an angiogram and will be able to resume light workouts with the team this week.
Sat, 27 Jul 2002 14:03:24 -0700
Updating previous reports, the Cincinnati Post reports Cincinnati Bengals OT John Jackson (heart) will miss at least the next two weeks of practice due to tests coming back marginally abnormal. Heíll undergo an angiogram on Monday to determine if what, if any, action needs to be taken.
Fri, 26 Jul 2002 21:42:27 -0700
Associated Press reports Cincinnati Bengals OT John Jackson will have his heart checked out at a hospital. Two stress tests on Friday showed slightly abnormal results and Jacksonís family has a history of heart problems.
Sat, 04 May 2002 19:56:36 -0700
Bengals.com's Geoff Hobson reports Cincinnati Bengals H-back/TE Nick Williams (strained hip flexor) will joing TE Sean Brewer (hamstring) on the sidelines at mini-camp. Backup LT John Jackson (death in family) didnít practice Saturday.
Wed, 06 Mar 2002 10:54:52 -0800
Associated Press reports the Cincinnati Bengals have re-signed OT John Jackson to a one-year deal.
Sat, 02 Mar 2002 20:03:06 -0800
Geoff Hobson reports for Bengals.com the Cincinnati Bengals were able to re-sign OT John Jackson to a new one-year deal. The team chose not to exercise its $800,000 option on Jackson for this season, but approached him about the new deal that saves the Bengals $325,000 under the salary cap. Johnson decided to take the teamís offer of $25,000 up front, thus clearing the room.
Tue, 22 Jan 2002 17:01:55 -0800
Bengals.com's Geoff Hobson reports the Cincinnati Bengals have placed TE Tony McGee, OLT John Jackson, OT Jamain Stephens, DE Jevon Langford and LB Riall Johnson on their expansion list.
Tue, 31 Jul 2001 08:15:24 -0700
The Cincinnati Post reports Cincinnati Bengals OL John Jackson (knee) is listed as questionable for Saturday¡¯s preseason game against the Bears. WR Danny Farmer (hamstring) has been upgraded to probable.
Fri, 01 Jun 2001 09:56:08 -0700
The Cincinnati Enquirer reports with the dismissal of OT Rod Jones, the Cincinnati Bengals' coaching staff said OTs Richmond Webb and Willie Anderson are now the projected starters at both tackle positions. Jamain Stephens and John Jackson will be the backups.
Tue, 01 May 2001 13:15:33 -0700
The Cincinnati Post reports because of the signing of OT Richmond Webb on Tuesday, Cincinnati Bengals LT John Jackson will now be relegated to backup duties at the tackle position. However, Jackson is not complaining saying the signing of Webb is a good move by the club.
Sun, 22 Apr 2001 20:43:57 -0700
Geoff Hobson reports for Bengals.com the one position the Cincinnati Bengals did not address in the NFL Draft was left tackle. Two things of note are the Bengals saying nice things about embattled LT Rod Jones and saying nothing when asked about moving RT Willie Anderson to left tackle. "We will look at all options," said coach Dick LeBeau. The team did select Arizona State OL Victor Leyva in the fifth round and they think he can become a starting player, but not at left tackle. Jones, who reported last week about 30 pounds lighter than he played at last season, is expected to compete with John Jackson at left tackle.
Tue, 27 Mar 2001 08:27:12 -0800
The Cincinnati Post reports the Cincinnati Bengals have set up tentative visits for free agent OT Jerry Wunsch (Tampa Bay) on April 2 and OT Scott Gragg (San Francisco) on April 3. It is not a certainty either player will make their planned visit. Both are being pursued by their current teams. Bengals insiders aren't sure that Wunsch or Gragg would be an upgrade over the Bengals three best tackles: Willie Anderson, John Jackson and Rod Jones. Also, as previously reported, free agent OT Todd Steussie remains in the picture with the Bengals.
Thu, 25 Jan 2001 17:25:40 -0800
According to Geoff Hobson of Bengal.com, the team has finally signed OLT John Jackson to a two-year contract that probably keeps him as a Bengal until his career ends. He figures to make about $900,000 this season in bonus, salary and play-time incentives. He could get as much as $1.7 million over the length of the deal, but the club has an option for 2002. The option matches Jacksonís desire to take the rest of his career on a year-to-year basis. He will compete for playing time with Rod Jones at left tackle.
Fri, 12 Jan 2001 21:25:01 -0800
Cincinnati Bengals.com reports despite a face-to-face meeting with his agent today, OT John Jackson has not re-signed with the team yet. RB Corey Dillon continues to pursue a new agent. He and his prior agents still disagree on Dillon's knowledge of a big contract offer from the Bengals.
Tue, 09 Jan 2001 13:01:54 -0800
As an update to previous reports, the Cincinnati Enquirer reports the Cincinnati Bengals are getting closer to locking up OL John Jackson to a two-year, $1.8 million deal.
Sat, 06 Jan 2001 10:39:02 -0800
As a follow up to an earlier report, the Cincinnati Post reports the Bengals have reportedly made a two-year offer worth up to $1.8 million to OT John Jackson. Sources close to the situation believe a deal could be done within the next seven to 10 days. The Bengals are concerned about Jackson's health and may take a left tackle - possibly Texas Longhorn Leonard Davis - with the #4 pick in April's NFL draft.
Fri, 05 Jan 2001 01:01:22 -0800
Geoff Hobson reports for the Cincinnati Bengals official site talks have begun again between the team and potential free agent OT John Jackson. Agent Richard Katz said Thursday recent talks have been productive and the sides are "relatively close," yet he emphasized there is more than one issue to resolve and a deal isnít imminent.
Fri, 29 Dec 2000 01:51:26 -0800
According to Bengals.com, talks between the Cincinnati Bengals and OLT John Jackson have hit a snag over their views on his market value. The Bengals think he is worth a one-year deal less than $1 million. Jackson thinks a player who played solid at a key spot as a starter over the second half of the season is worth more than that with a mutli-year deal that can pro-rate the signing bonus.
Thu, 28 Dec 2000 11:12:28 -0800
The Cincinnati Enquirer reports Cincinnati Bengals officials and agents for RB Corey Dillon have been negotiating for two months, and Dillon's side has rejected the first offer from the Brown family because if was too low. Negotiations are expected to continue. In addition to Dillon, the Bengals are talking to their other seven unrestricted free agents. The team made a one-year offer to veteran OT John Jackson. The team's other unrestricted free agents are DE Michael Bankston, OC Rich Braham, TE Steve Bush, OG Matt O'Dwyer, LB Billy Granville and QB Scott Mitchell.
Wed, 13 Dec 2000 19:08:55 -0800
SportsLine.com's Len Pasquarelli reports, as an update to previous reports here, that the Cincinnati Bengals will start rookie CB Mark Roman over veteran Tom Carter this weekend. Veteran John Jackson will also return to the starting lineup, replacing Rod Jones for the second time this year.
Sat, 09 Dec 2000 13:43:07 -0800
The Cincinnati Enquirer reports QB Scott Mitchell (knee) continued to practice on Friday and will make his third start of the year this weekend for the Cincinnati Bengals. OL John Jackson (hamstring) also practiced on Friday and could play this weekend. He's missed the last two games.
Fri, 01 Dec 2000 13:22:25 -0800
The Cincinnati Post reports Cincinnati Bengals RB Curtis Keaton (ankle), FB Clif Groce (knee) and DE Vaughn Booker (knee) didn't practice Thursday. Booker is probable to play against Arizona. Groce, John Jackson (hamstring) and Keaton are officially questionable.