Patriots Purchase Cornerback Michael Jackson From Detroit


dangolka (CBS) — The Patriots added one other cornerback to the combination of their stout secondary. New England acquired cornerback Michael Jackson from the Detroit Lions on Sunday for an undisclosed 2022 draft choose.

The 23-year-old Jackson got here into the NFL in 2019 as a fifth-round select of Miami, taken No. 158 total by the Dallas Cowboys. He began his profession on the Dallas observe squad however was signed to the Detroit 53-man roster forward of the season.

Jackson performed in a single sport for Detroit final season, enjoying two snaps on particular groups. He didn’t register any stats.

The 6-foot-1, 210-pound Jackson joins a proficient — and packed — secondary in New England. He’ll add some depth behind Stephon Gilmore, J.C. Jackson, Jason McCourty, Jonathan Jones and Joejuan Williams.


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