Bears put Eddie Jackson, Darnell Mooney on injured reserve

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The Bears lost a couple of key players to injuries in Sunday’s 31-10 loss to the Jets and both of them were moved to the injured reserve list on Tuesday.

Safety Eddie Jackson and wide receiver Darnell Mooney are both out for at least the next four games, but neither player is expected to see the field again this season.

Jackson is believed to have suffered a significant Lisfranc injury — damage to the bones and/or tendons in the middle of the foot — and that means a recovery timeline of months. Head coach Matt Eberflus said on Monday that Mooney is expected to have season-ending ankle surgery.

The Bears also signed safety A.J. Thomas to the active roster from the practice squad. With Dane Cruikshank also picking up an injury against the Jets and Jaquan Brisker out with a concussion, the Bears were down to two healthy safeties.

3 responses to “Bears put Eddie Jackson, Darnell Mooney on injured reserve

  1. Bears season was over before it started and Eddie is scared of contact, he’s an overrated S.

    For the guy claiming he leads the team in tackles, well safetys typically have high tackles. You are not factoring in that Roquan and Quinn are gone. I have seen Eddie shy away from game winning TD tackles way too much for year of….”he leads the team in tackles” crap.

  2. The amount of injuries the Bears have sustained recently is just brutal. Add to it the lack of depth all the way around and it’s not hard to see why they have the record they have. Hope both recover fully.

  3. Jackson might have played his last game as a Bear. Might be pricey to cut him loose if they can’t find a trade partner but it won’t surprise me. If so, thanks Eddie!

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