Seattle receiver Darrell Jackson traveled to join his family after his father's death and won't practice all week. He's expected to start, however, when the Seahawks...
KIRKLAND, Wash. – Seattle receiver Darrell Jackson traveled to join his family after his father’s death and won’t practice all week. He’s expected to start, however, when the Seahawks visit the New York Jets this weekend.
Jackson is expected to rejoin the Seahawks (7-6) after services, scheduled for Friday and Saturday in Tampa, Fla.
“We’re making arrangements for him to fly from Tampa to New York on Saturday night, coach Mike Holmgren said Wednesday.
Jackson’s father died last Sunday just hours before Seattle’s 27-23 win at Minnesota. Jackson decided to play against the Vikings, turning in a strong performance with 10 receptions for 135 yards and one touchdown.
The Seahawks won’t have veteran defensive end Grant Wistrom, who will miss the rest of the regular season with an injured left knee ligament, or rookie defensive tackle Marcus Tubbs, out with a high left ankle sprain.
Linebackers Chad Brown and Tracy White are expected to return.