The first came early in the second quarter when Jackson appeared to stop tracking the ball after contact with corner Patrick Peterson along the right sideline. Instead, he looked to the officials and put his hands in the air while Michael Vick‘s pass dropped to the ground ahead of him. There was no flag on the play.
“I felt that I got a good route on him,” said Jackson. “Vick threw a great ball. I kind of got in his cushion and was about to run right around him. He kind of just threw his arms at me and dang near almost tackled me. I know if you rewind the play, you will probably see. It’s just something we have to continue to deal with. Once the ball is in the air, you have to play your technique. In my eyes, that’s not right. For a DB to grab you, it’s definitely frustrating. Especially when you can have a big play. Them missing it, it’s just very frustrating. But you just have to keep playing.”