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DeSean Jackson
DeSean Jackson
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DeSean Jackson

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Date of birth
Dec 01, 1986
College
California
Height
5-10
Weight
178 Lbs

Bio

DeSean Jackson entered his first season with the Washington Redskins after six stellar seasons with the Philadelphia Eagles. Jackson, an explosive wide receiver/return man, was released by the Eagles this past offseason following the best statistical year of his career. He inked a three-year deal worth a reported $24 million with Washington.

Early Years & College

Jackson was born in Los Angeles, Calif., on Dec. 1, 1986. He attended Long Beach Poly High, where he was regarded as one of the best receivers in the nation. Jackson caught 60 passes for 1,075 yards, with 15 touchdowns, as a senior before being named MVP of the U.S. Army All-American Bowl. After graduating, Jackson went to California and scored an offensive and special teams touchdown in his first game. Jackson, a two-time All-American (2006, 2007) ranks third all-time at California in receiving yards (2,423) and touchdowns (22). His four punt returns for touchdowns are a Pac-10 record.

Philadelphia Eagles

Jackson was selected in the second round of the 2008 draft (49th overall). Despite an impressive NFL Combine – 4.35 in the 40 -- questions lingered about his undersized frame and cocky personality. Jackson jumped into a starting role in his rookie year, mainly due to injuries, and capitalized. He started 16 games, making 62 receptions for 912 yards, including a 106-yard performance in his NFL debut. In six seasons with the Eagles, Jackson hauled in 356 balls for 6,117 yards and 32 touchdowns. Jackson’s shining moment came during the 2010 season when he returned a punt 65 yards for a touchdown to complete an improbable come-from-behind victory over the New York Giants dubbed, “The Miracle at the Meadowlands II,” in the final seconds.

Washington Redskins

Jackson, amid reports that he was associated with gangs and was feuding with Eagles head coach Chip Kelly, was released by the Eagles and quickly scooped up by division rival Washington. Jackson will switch from his traditional No. 10 jersey to No. 11 in 2014 – Redskins starting quarterback Robert Griffin III wears No. 10.

Statistics

Stats REC TAR YDS Y/R TD LONG 20+ 40+ FUM RZ TAR 1DN YDS/G
2013 Regular Season 82 126 1332 16.2 9 61 15 3 1 11 60 83.25

Game Log

Date Opponent Result REC TAR YDS Y/R LONG RZ TAR TD ATT YDS Y/A RZ ATT TD
12-28-2014 @ Dallas Cowboys Dallas Cowboys 17-44 2 3 86 43.0 69 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
12-20-2014 @ Philadelphia Eagles Philadelphia Eagles 27-24 4 6 126 31.5 55 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
12-14-2014 @ New York Giants New York Giants 24-13 3 8 15 5.0 6 0 0 1 9 9.0 0 0
12-7-2014 @ St. Louis Rams St. Louis Rams 0-24 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
11-30-2014 @ Indianapolis Colts Indianapolis Colts 49-27 5 6 84 16.8 42 0 1 0 0 0 0 0

News

DeSean Jackson: (Shin) Limited Thursday

by Football News

Washington Redskins wide receiver DeSean Jackson was limited in practice Thursday for the second consecutive day because of a shin injury, according to the team's official web site... Read more

DeSean Jackson: (Shin) Out Sunday

by Football News

Washington Redskins wide receiver DeSean Jackson is officially inactive for Sunday's game against the St. Louis Rams because of a shin injury, according to the team's official website... Read more

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Week 3 Injury Report

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by Anthony Olivetti

Wow. If Week 1 seemed bad, Week 2 was an absolute mess. Player after player, stud after stud. Jamaal Charles. A.J. Green. Robert Griffin III. DeSean Jackson. Ryan Mathews. Mark Ingram. One after the other, they all went down. It was mayhem... Read more