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Source: Tanard Jackson gets raise

Updated: October 27, 2011, 2:34 PM ET
By Pat Yasinskas | ESPN.com

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have given safety Tanard Jackson a contract extension and a nice raise for the rest of this season, according to a league source.

Jackson was suspended in September 2010 for one year for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy. His contract initially was set to expire after the 2010 season, but league rules for the suspension meant that the remainder of Jackson's contract "tolled" over to 2011.

Jackson was reinstated after missing the first five games ...

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