Dec 21, 2020; Cincinnati, Ohio, USA; Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Mackensie Alexander (21) and cornerback William Jackson (22) celebrate as the time winds down on the upset win over Pittsburgh Steelers at Paul Brown Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Joseph Maiorana-USA TODAY Sports

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Reports: Washington nabs CB William Jackson on $42M deal

Jan 16, 2021; Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA; Los Angeles Rams defensive tackle Michael Brockers (90) against Green Bay Packers during the NFC Divisional Round at Lambeau Field. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Free agent cornerback William Jackson agreed to a three-year, $42 million deal with the Washington Football Team, according to multiple reports.

Jackson, 28, was a first-round pick of the Cincinnati Bengals in 2016 and had the best season of his career in 2020 based on Pro Football Focus grades.

Jackson had a stellar season in 2017, when he allowed only 10 completions. He missed his rookie season with a torn pectoral muscle.

The Bengals picked up Jackson’s fifth-year option in 2020 but the two sides failed to reach a long-term agreement prior to the start of free agency on Wednesday.

Jackson started 48 of his 59 games with Cincinnati, registering 150 tackles, three interceptions, 41 passes defensed and one sack.

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