Darius Jackson
Darius Jackson
25-Year-Old Running BackRB
 Free Agent  
Free Agent
2019 Fantasy Outlook
Jackson has bounced around since being drafted, spending time in both Cleveland and Green Bay, but he always seems to end up back with the Cowboys club that selected him in the sixth round of the 2016 draft. He only has six NFL carries to show for his odyssey, but he'll head into this season with his best chance yet for consistent work, as Dallas lacks an established backup to Ezekiel Elliott, who is holding out for a new contract. The competition consists of Alfred Morris as well as rookies Tony Pollard and Mike Weber. Read Past Outlooks
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$Released by the Cowboys in August of 2019.
Let go by Bucs
RBFree Agent
October 15, 2019
Jackson was released off the Buccaneers' practice squad Tuesday, Jenna Laine of ESPN.com reports.
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Jackson signed with Tampa Bay's practice squad last week but will now be looking for a new team. The 25-year-old was a sixth-round pick by the Cowboys in 2016, and he's already spent time on the Cowboys', Colts', and Buccaneers' practice squads this season.
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Measurables Review View College Player Page
How do Darius Jackson's measurables compare to other running backs?
This section compares his draft workout metrics with players at the same position. The bar represents the player's percentile rank. For example, if the bar is halfway across, then the player falls into the 50th percentile for that metric and it would be considered average.
* All metrics are from his Pro Day (not the combine).
Height
6' 0"
 
Weight
220 lbs
 
40-Yard Dash
4.40 sec
 
Shuttle Time
4.29 sec
 
Cone Drill
6.87 sec
 
Vertical Jump
41.0 in
 
Broad Jump
133 in
 
Bench Press
20 reps
 
Recent RotoWire Articles Featuring Darius Jackson
NFL Reactions: Preseason Week 2 Snap Analysis
56 days ago
Jerry Donabedian evaluates the implications of preseason playing time in various backfields, including James Conner taking every snap with the first-team offense in Pittsburgh.
Job Battles: Unsettled Miami Backfield
78 days ago
Kenyan Drake was the presumed starter in Miami, but the big and fast Kalen Ballage opened Dolphins training camp as the starting running back.
2019 Dallas Cowboys
2019 Dallas Cowboys
80 days ago
80 days ago
Erik Siegrist dives into the Cowboys' standoff with Ezekiel Elliott and upcoming decisions with expiring contracts.
NFL Draft: Day 3 Fantasy Fallout
171 days ago
There was some thought Bryce Love might last until the sixth or seventh round, but Washington scooped him up in the fourth, presumably with plans for a 2019 redshirt.
Streaming Defenses: Week 17 Options
294 days ago
T.J. Watt and the Steelers will make Jeff Driskel pay for their Week 16 frustrations.
2016 Fantasy Outlook
A sixth-round pick out of Eastern Michigan, Jackson is a fearsome athletic specimen with an intriguing highlight reel who drew little attention in his senior year playing for a small school with a poor offense. Given that the Cowboys also selected Ezekiel Elliott with the fourth overall pick and established veterans Darren McFadden and Alfred Morris are around to provide depth, there wouldn't seem to be room for Jackson too, but if he can make a contribution on special teams he could still stake a claim to a roster spot. Beyond that, though, it would take some injuries for him to see significant snaps on offense.
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Hooks up with Bucs
RBFree Agent
October 9, 2019
Jackson was signed to the Buccaneers' practice squad Wednesday, Carmen Vitali of the team's official site reports.
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Cut from Colts' practice squad
RBFree Agent
September 24, 2019
Jackson was cut from the Colts' practice squad Tuesday.
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Joins Colts' practice squad
RBFree Agent
September 20, 2019
Jackson signed to the Colts' practice squad Friday.
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Cut from Cowboys' practice squad
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September 16, 2019
Jackson was released from Dallas' practice squad Monday, Michael Gehlken of The Dallas Morning News reports.
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Lands on Dallas' practice squad
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September 10, 2019
Jackson signed with the Cowboys' practice squad Tuesday, Todd Archer of ESPN.com reports.
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