Kareem Jackson has been slapped along with his second suspension of the season. NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero reports that the Broncos security has been suspended 4 video games “for repeated violations of the participant security guidelines.”
In the NFL’s release (h/t NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport), NFL Vice President of Soccer Operations Jon Runyan cited a play from Sunday’s recreation the place Jackson made unlawful contact with Vikings quarterback Joshua Dobbs. Particularly, the league issued a suspension for violation of Rule 12, Part 2, Article 10 which states that “it’s a foul if a participant lowers his head and makes forcible contact along with his helmet towards an opponent.”
“Unlawful acts which are flagrant and jeopardize the protection of gamers won’t be tolerated,” Runyan wrote in a letter to Jackson. “The League will proceed to emphasize enforcement of the foundations that prohibit utilizing your helmet to make forcible contact along with your opponent.”
Following Denver’s Week 7 matchup with the Packers, Jackson was hit with a four-game ban for violating the league’s pointless roughness guidelines. Following an enchantment, that suspension was knocked down to 2 video games. The 35-year-old was simply activated from the reserve/suspension record final week. Jackson was additionally tossed from Denver’s Week 2 recreation (and later fined) for a flagrant foul.
Jackson can be allowed to enchantment his newest suspension. If he does certainly sit 4 video games, he’ll be eligible to return to the energetic roster in Week 16.
After spending the primary 9 seasons of his profession with the Texans, Jackson joined the Broncos previous to the 2019 marketing campaign. He began all 61 of his appearances by means of his first 4 seasons in Denver, and he’s began every of his eight appearances this 12 months. The veteran has collected 51 tackles and two interceptions in 2023, and he had 9 tackles in his return from suspension this previous weekend.