Willie Jackson Signs with Atlanta
The Atlanta Falcons today announced the signing of veteran free agent wide receiver Willie Jackson. Jackson, a former Florida Gator, has spent eight season in the NFL, most recently with the New Orleans Saints. During his eight season as a pro, Jackson has compiled 259 receptions for 3,384 yards (13.1 avg.) and 23 touchdowns. Jackson is coming off his best season as a pro in 2001, establishing career highs in both receptions (81) and receiving yards (1,046) to go along with five touchdown receptions. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.
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