Cincinnati Bengals sign first rounder William Jackson

Cincinnati Bengals sign first rounder William Jackson

Over The Cap reports Jackson’s rookie deal to be worth about $9.7 million, with an annual salary of about $2.4 million.



I hope he passes up CTH soon so he can have bragging rights haha.

Good news for the young man. But a clarification to an above post, he is a former UH cornerback; but he is still – and always will be – a Houston Cougar.


Sounds like William Jackson is impressing so far in camp:

Bengals Mandatory Minicamp Day 3: William Jackson shines; James Wright tests knee

The Bengals continue to love what they’re seeing from William Jackson III, who is swatting away just about anything thrown at him.

Bengals camp preview: 5 things to know about the secondary

That could change in 2016, however, as first-round pick William Jackson could push Kirkpatrick, who struggled in his first year as a starter in 2015. Jackson has been impressive in OTAs and mini camp, and if he continues to shine during training camp, the Bengals will ask him to do more than just contribute on special teams this season.

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