A league source informs PFT that Packers running back Brandon Jackson was also given a RFA tag, despite a report to the contrary. (Yes, it was the same report as Jones.) Jackson’s tender was at the third-round level of compensation.
The tag on Jackson protects the Packers just in case players with four years of experience are not unrestricted free agents after a new CBA is reach. That scenario is viewed as unlikely.
A return to Green Bay for Jackson would not be a surprise, no matter what his status is. He may have more value to the Packers as a third-down specialist than he has anywhere else.