Carolina Panthers Receive Devastating Injury News

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On Friday, the Carolina Panthers received heartbreaking injury news. Donte Jackson, an emerging defensive back, tore his Achilles during Carolina's 25-15 victory over the Atlanta Falcons. 

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The Panthers' victory on Thursday night comes with a hefty price tag. Jackson will now miss the rest of the 2022 season. Ian Rapoport, an NFL insider, tweeted, 

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"Panthers star cornerback Donte Jackson tore his Achilles, a source confirmed after an MRI. A difficult finish for Jackson in 2022." Jackson had performed admirably up until his accident. 

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This season, he started all nine games for the Panthers. Two interceptions, one score, three passes defended, and 35 total tackles were recorded by him. Following

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 a season in which he had two interceptions, 10 passes defended, one forced fumble, and 61 total tackles, the former LSU cornerback was released. If there is any good news, 

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it is that Jackson will be on the club again next season. Jackson is under contract until 2024 and will earn a basic salary of $4.7 million in 2023. 

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Thursday was a significant night for Carolina.  Sadly, the Panthers will be missing a major contributor for the remainder of the season. The squad is now in a state of change 

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due to the trade of star Christian McCaffrey earlier in the season and the dismissal of head coach Matt Rhule.

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