Player Spotlight: Cornerback Kareem Jackson

By JULIE TAKAHASHI, SportsRadio 610
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Houston (CBS Houston)– The Houston Texans take on the Arizona Cardinals with defensive coordinator Wade Phillips leading this 2-6 team this Sunday.

Cornerback Kareem Jackson said on Monday that the Texans have to stay focus and finish strong.

“(We) got to keep fighting, continue to play,” Jackson said. “We’ve got a lot of games left. Hope for the best. We definitely have to win out. We’ve got to keep fighting as a team. Everybody’s got to stay in-tune with what we’re doing and just continue to work and get better.”

Jackson, 25, ranks fourth in team history with seven career interceptions and this season he has 29 solo tackles. He’s headed for a great individual season but his costly penalties and mistakes have hurt the team as much as his play has helped. Sunday, the Colts scored 3 points after a 46 yard pass interference penalty on Jackson.

“We’ve got some things that haven’t been going our way,” Jackson said. “But the same time, in my opinion, we’re still not playing as clean as we’re capable of playing. We’re still leaving plays out there here and there. It’s really costing us. We evaluated the film today and we’ve just got to continue to play.”

This Sunday, the Texans and Cardinals will meet for the third time in their franchises history and the 2010 1st rounder said this season’s team is talented but through this adversity they need to stick together.

“I think we were pretty talented my rookie year (2010). It was kind of like that,” Jackson said. “Like I said, plays here and there. We’re not playing as clean as we should play. We’ve got to continue to play as a team, continue to stay together. The situation that’s in front of us now with Coach Kubiak, hope for the best and definitely send some prayers up for him and hope that everything will be okay.”

Sunday’s game will kickoff at 3:25.

Follow Julie Takahashi on Twitter: @Julie_Takahashi


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