In his stint with the Packers, Jackson signed as a free agent on Aug. 1, 2002 and spent the preseason in Green Bay before being waived Sept. 1 in the team's final roster cut. He was re-signed Sept. 28 played against Carolina the following day, before being waived Oct. 1.
Jackson, 28, was originally signed by Seattle as a free agent in 1998 and spent most of the '98 and '99 season on the Seahawks practice squad. He lated signed with Tennessee in 2000 and played in one game with the Titans before his season was ended by a back injury.
The Washington State product also had a short but stellar Arena Football League career. He played for the Los Angeles Avengers and was the league's Rookie of the Year.
Jackson will wear No. 81 with the Packers.