After attending brother's funeral, Jackson expected to play Sunday

Updated: September 21, 2008, 9:13 AM ET
ESPN.com news services

Philadelphia Eagles starting center Jamaal Jackson, who was excused from practice this week for what had been described as personal reasons, was in South Florida because his brother was killed, ESPN's Sal Paolantonio has learned.

Jackson has been mourning the death of his brother and attended the funeral for him Saturday.

Kamar Jackson, 29, a father of four, was killed instantly when he was hit by driver Carlos Rodriguez. He was charged with vehicular manslaughter and was under ...

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