RB Brandon Jackson thriving as blitz-killer : Packers Insider

RB Brandon Jackson thriving as blitz-killer

November 20, 2009 by  
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By Tom Silverstein of the Journal Sentinel
Nov. 20, 2009

Green Bay — On those occasions when Green Bay Packers running back Brandon Jackson would get run over during training camp pass-rushing drills, there would be snickers from those who were wondering what a 5-foot-10, 210-pounder was doing trying to block the likes of Nick Barnett and Desmond Bishop.

Nobody is laughing now, least of all Dallas defensive end Anthony Spencer, who had the misfortune of getting chip-blocked all the way to the seat of his pants during the Packers’ 17-7 victory at Lambeau Field Sunday.

“That was probably one of the best chips I’ve seen in a long time – a long time,” running backs coach Edgar Bennett said. “It was picture perfect. Spencer is a good player, a really good player. Brandon was able to take him off his feet. De-cleat him.  

"That was probably one of the best chips I've seen in a long time - a long time," running backs coach Edgar Bennett said.

"That was probably one of the best chips I've seen in a long time - a long time," running backs coach Edgar Bennett said.

“We’ve had some good chips, but I’m talking about de-cleating a guy, putting him down.

“I’m serious, it was impressive.”

 

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