Bears Safety Eddie Jackson's Injury Status and Raiders

Oct 22, 2023, 4:26am GMT+5:30

Page 1: The Chicago Bears are playing it cautious with veteran safety Eddie Jackson, who recently made a limited return to practice. Jackson played only 14 snaps against the Vikings due to a nagging foot injury.Β 

Page 2: Coach Matt Eberflus revealed that the foot injury had flared up, forcing Jackson to miss the previous three games. The team is evaluating whether it's an aggravation or residual pain from the initial injury.Β 

Page 3: Elijah Hicks stepped in for Jackson during the Vikings game, highlighting the importance of depth in the secondary.Β 

Page 4: The Bears finally had their secondary intact in Week 1, with Jackson, Jaquan Brisker, and cornerbacks Jaylon Johnson, Kyler Gordon, and Tyrique Stevenson.Β 

Page 5: Injury concerns extend beyond Jackson. Quarterback Justin Fields, right guard Nate Davis, running back Roschon Johnson, and rookie cornerback Terell Smith were absent from practice.Β 

Page 6: Defensive end Yannick Ngakoue, rookie right tackle Darnell Wright, running back Travis Homer, and interior lineman Dan Feeney were limited in practice.Β 

Page 7: The Raiders are grappling with quarterback uncertainty as Jimmy Garoppolo, who left their last game with a back injury, missed practice and might not play against the Bears.Β 

Page 8: Backup quarterbacks, Aidan O’Connell and veteran Brian Hoyer, are in contention to start in Garoppolo's absence. Coach Eberflus downplays the difference between the quarterbacks.Β 

Page 9: Raiders also had several players on the injury report, including wide receiver Davante Adams, defensive end Maxx Crosby, and cornerbacks Jakorian Bennett and Tyler Hall.Β