Since being picked by the Titans in the 2017 draft, Adoree’ Jackson has had two punt return touchdowns called back because of penalties – one in the preseason, and one in the regular season. He’s not mad. He believes one is coming soon that will count.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Titans return man Adoree’ Jackson can’t catch a break.

Coverage units can’t seem to catch Jackson either.

Jackson, the 18th overall pick of the 2017 draft from Southern California, returned a punt 80 yards for a touchdown on Sunday against the Seahawks. Only it was called back because of a penalty.

It marked the second time Jackson had a punt return called back for a touchdown in the NFL – he also took one to the house against the Panthers in the preseason, and it was called back, too.

Jackson’s not mad.

“It’s still all smiles from my standpoint,” Jackson said, “because I know everything is on God’s time. And at least everybody can get a glimpse of what it can look like when one finally breaks free.”

Jackson, a starter at cornerback, is one of the team’s most exciting players. He’s been especially fun to watch in the return game. Jackson provided a big spark with a 46-yard punt return in Week 2 at Jacksonville, and he’s currently third in the NFL in punt return average (13.9 yards). Heck, Jackson leaped over Oakland’s punter in the opener.

“I just enjoy being able to display what I can do in games,” Jackson said. “I am just thankful I have been blessed to be able to do the things I am doing, even though the touchdowns have been getting called back.”

Titans coach Mike Mularkey said he feels bad about Jackson’s bad luck. Mularkey believes Jackson would’ve scored even without the illegal block thrown by running back David Fluellen against the Seahawks.

“I do (feel bad),” Mularkey said. “I feel bad for him and us.”

Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota believes one is coming soon.

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