An arrest warrant has been issued for Los Angeles Chargers cornerback J.C. Jackson after he failed to seem for a court docket listening to on site visitors prices in Massachusetts.
In keeping with a court docket docket, Jackson was supposed to seem in Attleboro District Court docket final Friday associated to reckless driving and dashing prices from 2021, when he performed for the New England Patriots.
Chargers coach Brandon Staley mentioned Monday the crew is conscious of the matter, however mentioned he didn’t know if the crew would take any disciplinary motion towards Jackson.
“It’s a non-public matter for J.C. and he’s working by means of it,” Staley mentioned.
Final December, Jackson was arrested in North Dartmouth, Massachusetts, resulting from a nonviolent household problem. He was launched sooner or later later.
Staley mentioned Jackson’s newest authorized state of affairs was not associated to him being inactive for Sunday’s recreation towards Minnesota.
Jackson performed in 85 of the 132 Chargers’ defensive snaps within the first two video games. He was focused 12 instances and allowed six receptions for 118 yards and a landing.
Jackson signed a five-year, $82.5 million contract final yr however hasn’t come near being the identical participant he was in New England, the place he picked off 25 passes between 2018 and 2021.
When requested what Jackson can do to work his means again into the cornerback rotation, Staley pointed to Jackson’s follow and preparation needing to enhance. The Chargers (1-2) host the Las Vegas Raiders on Sunday.
“He simply has to ascertain the consistency and efficiency in all methods. Once more, you earn that week to week on this league and that’s actually the place it’s,” Staley mentioned.
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