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Tagged: DeSean Jackson (57 Results)

Feb
25

Eagles to release veteran WR Jeffery

The Philadelphia Eagles are set to release veteran wide receiver ALSHON JEFFERY when the new league year begins in March. Jeffery’s departure follows DESEAN JACKSON’s release, making it two veteran cutsMore for the salary cap-strapped Eagles. The 31-year-old Jeffery will likely land with another team, but his days in Philadelphia have come to an end. Less

Source: NFL.com

Feb
22

Eagles release veteran WR Jackson

The Philadelphia Eagles released 34-year-old Pro Bowl wide receiver DESEAN JACKSON, ending his time as one of the more accomplished wideouts in team history. Jackson was a 2008 second-round pick forMore Philadelphia. He was released following the 2013 season and spent time with Washington and Tampa Bay before reuniting with the Eagles prior to the 2019 season. Unfortunately for Jackson, and his fantasy owners, he missed most of the 2019 and 2020 seasons due to injuries. Less

Source: Team Website

Around the NFL: DeSean Jackson

Where now, DeSean Jackson? He’s an older receiver with a lengthy history of injuries, but with his big-place ability, I would think some team will sign him with the idea of mixing him in as a reserve receiver. He says he wants to keep playing.  more »

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Oct
22

Jackson, Johnson to return for Eagles on TNF

Philadelphia Eagles head coach Doug Pederson said on Wednesday that he anticipates having wide receiver DESEAN JACKSON and offensive tackle LANE JOHNSON for the team’s Thursday Night Football game against theMore New York Giants. Wide receiver ALSHON JEFFERY is not expected to return, and running back MILES SANDERS was ruled out earlier in the week. Less

Source: Team Blog

Around the NFL: DeSean Jackson

The Eagles are expected to have DeSean Jackson back from a hamstring injury for tomorrow night's game against the Giants. It will probably get some excited, remembering some big games he had against this opponents in bygone years. But I think those days are probably over.   more »

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Sep
29

Eagles dealing with injuries to TE Goedert, WR Jackson

Philadelphia tight end DALLAS GOEDERT suffered a lower body injury in Sunday’s game against the Cincinnati Bengals. According to Philadelphia head coach Doug Pederson, Goedert is expected to “miss some time”.More The news appears slightly better for injured wide receiver DESEAN JACKSON, who is day-to-day with a hamstring injury. The Eagles are optimistic that Jackson will be available for their Week #4 game against San Francisco on Sunday night. Less

Source: Team Blog

Jul
3

Eagles QB Hurts working out with WR Jackson

Philadelphia rookie quarterback JALEN HURTS spent time practicing recently with veteran wide receiver DESEAN JACKSON. While Hurts is fully expected to be a backup quarterback, it will not hurt getting inMore some practice time with the team’s top deep threat. Hurts was a surprising second-round selection by the Eagles in April’s NFL Draft. Less

Source: Team Blog

Factoid: Deep threats

I’m not a big fan of receivers who are heavily dependent on catching long passes. Those kind of plays are hard to execute, so it’s difficult to going into any game with much confidence they’ll actually occur. I tend to be more partial to receivers who maybe don’t score as many long touchdowns but can be counted on to catch more passes.  more »

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Mar
9

Eagles WR Jackson declares himself healthy

Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DESEAN JACKSON pronounced himself 100 percent recovered following November core muscle surgery, claiming that he will be back “stronger than ever”. Jackson caught two 50-yard touchdowns inMore the Eagles’ 2019 season opener but was hurt the following week. Jackson tried to work his way back, eventually playing in Week #9 – when he worsened the injury and underwent season-ending surgery two days later. Less

Source: NBC Sports Philadelphia

Nov
7

Eagles to add WR Matthews

The Philadelphia Eagles are expected to bring back wide receiver JORDAN MATTHEWS to add a veteran presence to their depleted receiving corps. The Eagles are shorthanded with fellow veteran DESEAN JACKSONMore having been placed on injured reserve. This will be Matthews’ third stint with the Eagles, who originally drafted him in the second round of the 2014 NFL draft. Less

Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Nov
6

Jackson has surgery, placed on injured reserve

Philadelphia wide receiver DESEAN JACKSON underwent successful surgery on Tuesday on his abdomen, and the Eagles placed him on injured reserve as expected. Former Eagles wide receiver JORDAN MATTHEWS was inMore for a physical on Tuesday and could potentially take Jackson’s spot on the roster. We wish Mr. Jackson well in his recovery. Less

Source: Team Blog

Nov
5

DeSean Jackson headed for surgery, season likely over

Philadelphia wide receiver DESEAN JACKSON will have surgery this morning to correct a core muscle injury that has been the bane of his existence this season. Jackson initially suffered the injuryMore in the second game of the season and proceeded to miss the next six games as he recovered. Jackson returned for Sunday’s game against Chicago but lasted only four snaps before feeling discomfort and being held out for “precautionary” reasons. There is no timetable for his return, but it is likely that his season is over. Less

Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Nov
2

Eagles optimistic on WR Jackson

Philadelphia head coach Doug Pederson said on Friday that he is optimistic that wide receiver DESEAN JACKSON will be available for Sunday’s game against the Chicago Bears. Jackson has missed the past six weeks recovering from an abdominal tear suffered in the second week of the season.

Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Oct
29

Eagles get good news on injured players

Philadelphia running back MILES SANDERS was injured in Sunday’s game against the Buffalo Bills, but head coach Doug Pederson said on Monday that X-rays on the rookie were negative and heMore is “going to be OK”. Fantasy owners will want to monitor his progress this week to see if “OK” means he will play this weekend against Chicago. Wide receiver DESEAN JACKSON is also expected back at practice this week, as is veteran running back DARREN SPROLES. Less

Source: Team Blog

Oct
11

Eagles WR Jackson remains out with abdominal injury

Philadelphia wide receiver DESEAN JACKSON is expected to miss Sunday’s game against the Minnesota Vikings as he continues to deal with an abdomen injury suffered way back in Week #2. While fantasy owners wait patiently, the Eagles are hopeful that Jackson can return for Week #7 against the Dallas Cowboys.

Source: Team Blog

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