Jan 2, 2022; Inglewood, California, USA; Denver Broncos safety Kareem Jackson (22) breaks up a pass in the end zone for Los Angeles Chargers wide receiver Keenan Allen (13) in the second half the game at SoFi Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

Reports: Broncos re-sign S Kareem Jackson to 1-year deal

The Broncos agreed to terms with safety Kareem Jackson on a one-year deal, the Denver Post and 9NEWS of Denver reported Thursday.

The deal is worth up to $5 million, according to 9NEWS.

Jackson, 33, spent the past three seasons with the Broncos after playing his first nine NFL seasons with the Houston Texans. He started 15 games in 2021 and finished the season with 88 tackles, one interception and one sack.

In 176 career games (168 starts), Jackson has tallied 20 interceptions, seven forced fumbles, five fumble recoveries and three sacks. He has 807 career tackles, including a 89 tackles in 2020.

The Texans drafted Jackson in the first round (No. 10 overall) out of Alabama in 2010.

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Dec 12, 2021; Denver, Colorado, USA; Denver Broncos running back Melvin Gordon III (25) reacts following his touchdown carry in the third quarter against the Detroit Lions at Empower Field at Mile High. Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports

Broncos in talks with Melvin Gordon, Kareem Jackson

The Denver Broncos remain in contact with running back Melvin Gordon and safety Kareem Jackson.

Gordon, who turns 29 next month, had 1,131 yards from scrimmage and 10 TDs in 16 starts last year for Denver.

Jackson, who will be 34 next month, had 88 tackles and one interception in 15 starts for the Broncos last season.

Denver general manager George Paton confirmed Sunday that he has spoken to representatives for both free agents.

“We’ve spoken to both their agents,” Paton said, per DNVR Sports. “It’s ongoing. We’d love to bring everyone back, but we just can’t do it. We’re still talking with those two — really good players.”

Gordon is a two-time Pro Bowl selection with 6,144 rushing yards and 53 touchdowns in 98 games (88 starts) with the San Diego/Los Angeles Chargers (2015-19) and Broncos.

Jackson has 807 tackles, 20 interceptions and five fumble recoveries in 176 games (168 starts) with the Houston Texans (2010-18) and Broncos.

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Dec 27, 2020; Inglewood, California, USA; Denver Broncos strong safety Kareem Jackson (22) tosses a football around prior to the game against the Los Angeles Chargers at SoFi Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

Reports: Broncos bringing back CB Kareem Jackson

The Denver Broncos are re-signing veteran cornerback Kareem Jackson to a one-year deal on Tuesday, eight days after declining his $10 million option for 2021.

Jackson agreed to return to the team in a deal worth $5 million, according to published reports.

Jackson, who turns 33 on April 10, started all 16 games last season and had 89 tackles, two fumble recoveries and one interception.

Last season was his second with Denver after signing a three-year, $33 million deal with the club prior to the 2019 campaign.

Jackson has 19 career interceptions and has scored four touchdowns (three on picks, one on a fumble return) in an 11-year career that includes nine seasons with the Houston Texans. He has recorded 719 tackles, seven forced fumbles and five recoveries.

–Field Level Media