Redskins ink S Jackson

12:30 PM, Apr 13, 2012   |    comments
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Ashburn, VA (Sports Network) - The Washington Redskins have signed safety Tanard Jackson.

Jackson was released by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Tuesday due to a failed physical.

Jackson, who underwent offseason shoulder surgery, was suspended for over a year in 2010 for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy. He started 10 games last season after being reinstated and finished with 35 tackles and two interceptions.

A fourth-round selection by Tampa Bay in 2007, Jackson has started 56 career games, recording 239 tackles and 10 interceptions over that span.

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