The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have released safety Tanard Jackson due to a failed physical, the team announced. The former Syracuse player was selected by the Buccaneers in the fourth round in 2007. Buccaneers general manager Mark Dominik said that the release is not related to any issues wth Jackson's previous suspensions for violating the NFL substance-abuse policy.
April 10, 2012
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have signed safety Tanard Jackson to a one-year, $3.25 million contract extension that includes a $200,000 roster bonus on the first day of the 2012 league year, according to a league source with knowledge of the situation..
October 27, 2011
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are hoping safety Tanard Jackson can rejoin the team. Jackson, a key member of the Bucs' secondary for the past four seasons, making 46 starts, including 16 as a rookie on the Bucs' 2007 NFC South championship team, was suspended for a minimum of one year by NFL commissioner Roger Goodell last year for violating the substance-abuse policy.
October 3, 2011