Panthers CB Donte Jackson tears Achilles, out for the season

Panthers cornerback Donte Jackson has suffered a torn Achilles and is out for the season, the team announced Friday.

Jackson exited Carolina’s Thursday night win over the Atlanta Falcons with an Achilles injury, and an MRI on Friday confirmed the severity of the injury.

Jackson had started nine of the Panthers’ ten games this season, collecting 35 tackles and two interceptions, one returned for a touchdown.

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