The Carolina Panthers announced they have placed CB Donte Jackson on injured reserve with a groin injury.
Donte Jackson headed to injured reservehttps://t.co/7eah4zEuGb
— Carolina Panthers (@Panthers) November 30, 2021
They filled the roster spot by activating sixth-round G Deonte Brown from injured reserve.
Jackson, 26, was selected with the No. 55 overall pick by the Panthers out of LSU in 2018. He’s in the final year of a four-year, $4,812,526 contract that included a $1,580,020 signing bonus.
Jackson is slated to be an unrestricted free agent in 2022.
In 2021, Jackson appeared in 12 games for the Panthers and recorded 61 total tackles, one forced fumble, two interceptions and 10 pass deflections. Pro Football Focus had him rated as the No. 71 cornerback out of 118 qualifying players.