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Bills Dane Jackson Wife and Net Worth 2022 Amid Neck Injury Incident


 Dane Jackson in the field during a game
Dane Jackson in the field during a game( Source : usatoday )

Dane Jackson is unmarried and has yet to have a wife. Bills cornerback is focusing on his career because he doesn't want to lose sight of his long-term goals.

He plays cornerback for the National Football League's Buffalo Bills in American football (NFL). He attended Pittsburgh during college football before being selected by the Bills in the seventh round of the 2020 NFL Draft.

After colliding with teammate Tremaine Edmunds during Monday's game against the Tennessee Titans, he was taken from the scene in an ambulance. The accident happened in the last second of the first half of the game. After a successful pass, Jackson tackled Titans receiver Treylon Burks by attacking him low.

NameDane Jackson
Height5-11
Weight180 lbs
Experience3 years
Relationship StatusSingle

Does Dane Jackson Have A Wife?

Dane Jackson is currently not married and is not in a relationship with anyone.

Jackson switched to cornerback at Pitt after playing quarterback in high school while concentrating on his career. He redshirted his rookie season and primarily played as a reserve, but in his sophomore, junior, and senior years with Pitt, he started each game.

 Dane Jackson  during practice session
Dane Jackson during practice session ( Source : buffalobills )

He had 43 tackles, three for a loss, an interception, and an assist in a sack as a senior while also leading Pitt with 12 pass breakups. Jackson participated in the 2020 Senior Bowl and was named second-team all-Atlantic Coast Conference following his senior year.

Dane Jackson Net Worth And Salary In 2022

According to the website salary sport, Dane Jackson's annual pay is $780,000, including a $0 signing bonus. He plays cornerback for the Buffalo Bills in the National Football League, the top American football league.

With the 239th overall pick in the 2020 NFL Draft, the Buffalo Bills picked Jackson in the seventh round. On May 7, 2020, Jackson agreed to a four-year, $3.376 million deal with the Bills. On July 30, the organization placed him on the reserve/COVID-19 list; however, he was activated a week later. On September 5, 2020, he was released, and the following day, he was added to the practice squad.

Year Age Base Salary Workout Bonus   Cap
Number
2021 25 $780,000 $35,000   $815,000
2022 26 $895,000 $0   $895,000
Total   $1,675,000 $35,000   $1,710,000
 

Jackson was promoted to the active roster on October 13, 2020, and after the game, he was returned to the practice squad due to the injuries to cornerbacks Levi Wallace and Josh Norman. On October 24, he was added to the active roster for the team's week seven game against the New York Jets.

He was then dropped to the practice squad following the game. He contributed three tackles, two passes defended, and one interception to the Bills' 18-10 victory over the Jets.

Bills CB Dane Jackson Was Taken In Ambulance After Collison During The Game

The accident happened in the last second of the first half of the game. After a successful pass, Jackson tackled Titans receiver Treylon Burks by attacking him low. Edmunds dove in as they hit the ground, seemingly intending to dive Burks before he hit the turf.

Instead, Jackson and Burks were already on the ground when Edmunds struck Jackson head-on with the crown of his helmet, brutally jerking Jackson's head and neck backward.

 Dane Jackson injured during a game
Dane Jackson injured during a game ( Source : democratandchronicle )

Jackson was moving his legs during the game, so it was postponed for about ten minutes as team trainers responded to him. Then, he was loaded onto a stretcher and driven in an ambulance through the stadium tunnel. Jackson was being attended to while being surrounded by teammates.

Jackson, a third-year player who replaced Tre'Davious at the beginning of the season because he was injured, had three tackles on Monday. Last week, he got an interception in the victory for the Bills over the Los Angeles Rams.

Dane Jackson Neck Injury Update

The Bills provided the following information on cornerback Dane Jackson. Jackson suffered an injury in the final play of the first half of Monday's game against Tennessee.

CB Dane Jackson was sent to ECMC for a neck injury evaluation. He will get an x-ray and a CT scan. Jackson's extremities may move completely.

 Dane Jackson taken in ambulance after being injured
Dane Jackson taken in ambulance after being injured ( Source : democratandchronicle )

Jackson's head snapped back as he was enveloping Burks in a blanket and lying on his stomach. Before the arrival of medical staff, he remained on his back. For Jackson, an ambulance and stretcher arrived on the playing surface.

The Bills selected Jackson in the seventh round of the 2020 NFL Draft. Before being upgraded for five games and concluding with an interception and fumble recovery, he spent the first part of his rookie season on the practice squad.

Dane Jackson Career Was Going Smoothly Before The Injury

Jackson attended Cornell High School, but there was no football team there, so he went to Quaker Valley High School to play high school football. For Cornell, Jackson was an all-state basketball player.

On June 24, 2014, he pledged his allegiance to Pittsburgh, passing over Bowling Green and Duquesne. After receiving a scholarship offer from then-Pitt coach Paul Chryst after seeing Jackson at a Pitt prospect camp, he made his commitment the following day.

 Dane Jackson celebrating during a game
Dane Jackson celebrating during a game ( Source : pittsburghpanthers )

After playing quarterback in high school, Jackson switched from quarterback to cornerback at Pitt. He redshirted his rookie season and primarily played as a reserve, but in his sophomore, junior, and senior years with Pitt, he started each game.

Jackson participated in the 2020 Senior Bowl and was named second-team all-Atlantic Coast Conference following his senior year. With the 239th overall pick in the 2020 NFL Draft, the Buffalo Bills picked Jackson in the seventh round.

Some FAQs

How did Dane Jackson get hurt?

Dane Jackson appeared suffer a neck injury, colliding with teammate Tremaine Edmunds on the play.

Who got hurt in Buffalo vs Titans game?

Jackson took a brutal hit from a teammate, linebacker Tremaine Edmunds. Jackson was injured tackling Treylon Burks after a 12-yard gain in the final minute of the first half.

Does Dane Jackson has a girlfriend?

No Dane is currently single and focusing on his career