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Insider: Jackson can catch, too

Aug. 5, 2007
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When it comes to catching passes, the best compliment a running back can get is that he looks like a receiver.

That's exactly what rookie Brandon Jackson resembled when he made a diving catch near the goal line during a team period with the No. 1 offense against the No. 2 defense during Saturday's Family Night scrimmage. On first-and-10 from the defense's 25-yard line, the rookie running back stretched out and hauled in a pass from Brett Favre just short of the goal line. He showed remarkable timing and strong hands on a 24-yard gain that set up his 1-yard touchdown run two plays ...

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