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    • DATE: December 3, 2013
    • TIME:  5:30 PM 
    • LOCATION:  Comcast SportsNet

  • Tue., Jul. 29, 2014 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM EDT Redskins Nation

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    • DATE: December 3, 2013
    • TIME:  5:30 PM 
    • LOCATION:  Comcast SportsNet

  • Wed., Jul. 30, 2014 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM EDT Redskins Nation

    Redskins Nation is a half-hour show devoted to giving fans unfiltered access to the day's events at Redskins Park. Hosted by Larry Michael, the show features Redskins players, coaches and sit-down interviews with team officials. (Show re-airs at 11:30 p.m/7:30 a.m. daily)

    • DATE: December 3, 2013
    • TIME:  5:30 PM 
    • LOCATION:  Comcast SportsNet

  • Thu., Jul. 31, 2014 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM EDT Redskins Nation

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    • DATE: December 3, 2013
    • TIME:  5:30 PM 
    • LOCATION:  Comcast SportsNet

  • Fri., Aug. 01, 2014 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM EDT Redskins Nation

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    • DATE: December 3, 2013
    • TIME:  5:30 PM 
    • LOCATION:  Comcast SportsNet

  • Mon., Aug. 04, 2014 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM EDT Redskins Nation

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    • DATE: December 3, 2013
    • TIME:  5:30 PM 
    • LOCATION:  Comcast SportsNet

  • Tue., Aug. 05, 2014 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM EDT Redskins Nation

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    • DATE: December 3, 2013
    • TIME:  5:30 PM 
    • LOCATION:  Comcast SportsNet

  • Wed., Aug. 06, 2014 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM EDT Redskins Nation

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    • DATE: December 3, 2013
    • TIME:  5:30 PM 
    • LOCATION:  Comcast SportsNet

Players

Tanard Jackson
S #36R
Height:
6-0
Weight:
193
Age:
29
College:
Syracuse
Hometown:
Potomac, Md.
Experience:
5

Transactions:

  • Originally drafted by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the fourth round (106th overall) of the 2007 NFL Draft.
  • Re-signed by the Buccaneers on Oct. 27, 2011.
  • Released by the Buccaneers on April 10, 2012.
  • Signed by the Washington Redskins as a free agent on April 13, 2012. 

Transactions:

  • Originally drafted by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the fourth round (106th overall) of the 2007 NFL Draft.
  • Re-signed by the Buccaneers on Oct. 27, 2011.
  • Released by the Buccaneers on April 10, 2012.
  • Signed by the Washington Redskins as a free agent on April 13, 2012. 

PRO

  • Enters 2014 having played in 56 games, with 56 starts.
  • For his career, he has 193 solo tackles, one sack, 10 interceptions, two touchdowns, 27 passes defensed, five forced fumbles and six fumble recoveries.

2013 (Redskins)

  • Spent the season on the Reserve/Suspended by Commissioner list.

2012 (Redskins)

  • Spent the season on the Reserve/Suspended by the Commissioner list.

2011 (Buccaneers)

  • Started all 10 games he played in.
  • Tied for second on the team with two interceptions. Each came during the first two games of the season.
  • Had 46 tackles, including one for a loss and one fumble recovery.

2010 (Buccaneers)

  • Played in, and started two games.
  • Recorded 13 tackles, two tackles for a loss and one forced fumble.

2009 (Buccaneers)

  • Played in 12 games, starting all 12.
  • Tied for first on the team with five interceptions despite missing four games. Five interceptions was also a career-high.
  • Scored the first touchdown of his career against Carolina on Oct. 18.

2008 (Buccaneers)

  • Started all 16 games.
  • Posted a career-high 102 tackles, which was also fourth on the team.
  • Had one sack, one interception, seven passes defensed, two forced fumbles and a fumble recovery.
  • Recorded a statistic in every defensive category.
  • Was also third on the team in special teams tackles, with 18.

2007 (Buccaneers)

  • Started all 16 games as a rookie.
  •  Transitioned from cornerback to safety.
  • Part of a Tampa Bay defense that was second in the NFL in total defense and first in pass defense.
  • He was second on the team with 12 passes defensed and tied for third on the team with two interceptions.
  • Recorded his first career interception against Indianapolis on Oct. 7.
  • Became the first Buccaneers rookie to start on defense on opening day since defensive end Regan Upshaw in 1996.

College

  • Played in 45 games with 34 starts.
  • Earned All-Big East Conference second-team honors as a senior at cornerback.
  • Totaled 165 tackles, 2.5 sacks. 8.5 tackles for a loss, five interceptions, and 14 passes defensed over his career.
  • Majored in communications and rhetorical studies.

Personal

  • Attended Bullis School (Potomac, Md.).
  • Set a school record 19 career interceptions.
  • Had 252 tackles, 3,121 yards rushing and 1,007 yards receiving and 39 total touchdowns.
  • Two-time first-team All-State selection.
  • In 2008, he provided home game tickets to children form the Metropolitan Ministries through T. Jackson’s Tacklers, which is his game day ticket program.
  • He visited Metropolitan Ministries to greet children and sort foo for the Holiday Assistance Program in November 2008.
  • Also hosted a football camp for 60 children from the Boys & Girls Clubs of Tampa bay and MacDill Air Force base with the Buccaneers Rookie club in June 2007. 
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 239 212 27 1.0 0 27 10 196 -- 43 2 5 6
2011 TB 10 10 35 32 3 0.0 -- 3 2 59 29.5 43 0 0 1
2010 TB 2 2 8 8 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2009 TB 12 12 71 60 11 0.0 0 8 5 86 17.2 35 2 2 1
2008 TB 16 16 69 59 10 1.0 -- 3 1 25 25 25 0 2 1
2007 TB 16 16 56 53 3 0.0 -- 13 2 26 13 26 0 1 3

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