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Eddie Jackson

DB

#39

Experience: 4 years

Height: 6-0

Age: 26

Weight: 204 lbs

College: Alabama

2019 SEASON

  • TCKLS
    51
  • SCK
    1
  • FF
    1
  • INT
    2

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Defense

YEAR TEAM G Total Solo AST SCK SFTY PDEF INT TDS YDS AVG LNG
2017 Chicago Bears 16 70 52 18 0 0 6 2 1 82 41 76
2018 Chicago Bears 14 48 38 10 1 0 15 6 2 81 13.5 41
2019 Chicago Bears 16 60 51 9 1 5 2 0 18 9 14
TOTAL 46 178 141 37 2 0 26 10 3 181 18.1 131

Fumbles

YEAR TEAM G FUM LOST FF OWN FR OPP FR TD
2017 Chicago Bears 16 1 3 1
2018 Chicago Bears 14 2 1 1
2019 Chicago Bears 16 1 1 0
TOTAL 46 0 0 4 0 5 2

Punt Return

YEAR TEAM G RET YDS AVG LNG TD 20+ 40+ FC FUM
2017 Chicago Bears 16 2 6 3 7 0 0 0 1 0
2018 Chicago Bears 14
2019 Chicago Bears 16
TOTAL 46 2 6 3 7 0 0 0 1 0

Biography

PRO CAREER:

  • Two-time Pro Bowl selection (2018, 2019)
  • Has started all 46 games in which he has played in his career, missing just two games in 2018
  • Owns 181 career tackles, 26 pass defenses, five fumble recoveries (two returned for TDs), 10 interceptions (three returned for TDs), four forced fumbles, 2.0 sacks and eight tackles for loss in three seasons with the Bears (2017-19)
  • Named to his first Pro Bowl after the 2018 season and was named to the Associated Press All-Pro team
  • His 76-yard INT and 75-yard fumble recovery for touchdowns vs. CAR (10/22/17) made him the first player in NFL history to return both a fumble recovery and interceptions 75+ yard touchdowns in the same game; also made him the first rookie in NFL history with multiple 75+ yard defensive touchdowns in the same game
  • His five defensive touchdowns are the most in the NFL since he entered the league in 2017
  • Since 1970, he is the only other player with 3+ defensive touchdowns of 65+ yards in a 2-season span is Deion Sanders (3 in 1994)

HONORS/AWARDS:

  • 2017: NFC Defensive Player of the Week (Week 7 vs. CAR)
  • 2018: Pro Bowl, AP All-Pro, Sporting News All-Pro, PFWA All-NFL, NFC Defensive Player of the Week (Week 12 at DET), NFC Defensive Player of the Month (November)
  • 2019: Pro Bowl Selection

2019 SEASON (Bears):

  • Pro Bowl selection for the second straight year
  • Started all 16 games, recording 60 tackles, five passes defensed, two interceptions, one forced fumble, one fumble recovery, one sack and five TFLs
  • Tied his career-high with 10 tackles at Denver (9/15) before besting that with 11 tackles at PHI (11/3)
  • Recorded game-clinching interceptions in Week 13 at Detroit and in Week 17 at Minnesota

2018 SEASON (Bears):

  • Selected to his first Pro Bowl and named to the Associated Press All-Pro team after finishing fourth in the NFL with six interceptions
  • Started 14 games (inactive Games 15-16), recording 51 tackles, 14 pass defenses, six interceptions (two returned for a TD), one sack, one tackle for loss, two forced fumbles and one fumble recovery (returned for a TD)
  • 65-yard fumble recovery for a touchdown at BUF was his second career fumble recovery for a touchdown
  • Recorded first career sack vs. Seattle (9/17)
  • Active, but did not play in Wild Card playoff game vs. PHI (1/6/19)

2017 SEASON (Bears):

  • Started all 16 games as a rookie, recording 70 tackles, 6 pass defenses, 3 fumble recoveries (1 returned for TD), 2 interceptions (1 returned for TD), 1 FF and 1 TFL
  • Jackson's 76-yard INT and 75-yard fumble recovery for touchdowns vs. CAR (10/22) made him the first player in NFL history to return both a fumble recovery and an INT 75+ yard TDs in the same game; also made him the first rookie in NFL history with multiple 75+ yard defensive touchdowns in the same game
  • 75-yard fumble recovery was 3rd-longest in Bears history
  • Week 7 performance earned him NFC Defensive Player of the Week Honors
  • Career-high 10 tackles Week 17 vs. Minnesota
  • Recorded multiple tackles in 13 of 16 games

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