“It’s not good. It’s a minimum of two to three weeks,” Coach Chan Gailey said on WGR (via the team’s website). “That’s what I was told. Something could change this morning and it could be a better prognosis, but I was told it looks like it’ll be a two- or three-week deal.”
There are conflicting reports about the exact nature of Jackson’s injury. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, he has a torn medial collateral ligament; CBS’s Jason La Canfora reports that he has a grade 2 sprain, but that the MCL is fine.
In any event, Jackson’s season is likely to be over. With 5 minutes, 26 seconds left in Sunday’s game, he was sandwiched between two defenders during a tackle. He was unable to put much weight on the leg and was taken off on a cart.
— Fred Jackson (@Fred22Jackson) December 10, 2012