DeSean Jackson 11 | Wide Receiver

Washington Redskins

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Mon. Apr 14, 2014 Subscribe 
News: Jackson has reported for the Washington Redskins' voluntary offseason workout program after skipping the first week to take a vacation. The Redskins tweeted a photo of their biggest offseason acquisition working out in the weight room Monday, and the three-time Pro Bowl receiver tweeted a photo of his No. 11 jersey in his locker. Impact: Jackson wore No. 10 with the Philadelphia Eagles and had said he would try to see if franchise player Robert Griffin III - the Redskins' current No. 10 - would be willing to switch. Griffin quickly nixed the idea. Jackson signed with Washington on April 2, less than a week after getting released by the Eagles. The Redskins started their workouts the following week, but Jackson went ahead with his vacation. (STATS, 4:13pm)
Wed. Apr 2, 2014
News: Jackson says joining the Washington Redskins was about finding a place where he can be happy and be himself. Jackson signed with the Redskins on Wednesday, less than a week after he was cut by the Philadelphia Eagles. Impact: Jackson calls his departure from the Eagles a humbling experience and says recruiting efforts by Robert Griffin III and DeAngelo Hall played a major role in his decision to come to Washington. He says he put out a statement denying involvement in gang activity so that people could "see the real DeSean Jackson and not see the painted picture" others had described. (STATS, 09:40am)
Wed. Apr 2, 2014
News: The Washington Redskins made their biggest move yet of the offseason Tuesday night, adding three-time Pro Bowl receiver DeSean Jackson less than a week after the dynamic playmaker was released by the rival Philadelphia Eagles. Impact: Jackson set career-highs with 82 catches for 1,332 yards last season for the NFC East champion Eagles, but Philadelphia tried to trade him and then cut him last week amid reports of off-the-field concerns. Jackson issued a statement denying he was associated with street gangs.(STATS, 01:41am)
Tue. Apr 1, 2014
News: Jackson has met for a second day with the Washington Redskins as he looks for a new team following his release by the Philadelphia Eagles. Jackson arrived Monday evening and also spent part of Tuesday meeting with coaches and officials. He left Redskins Park without the team announcing a deal. Impact: Jackson set career-highs with 82 catches for 1,332 yards last season for the NFC East champion Eagles, but Philadelphia tried to trade him and then cut him last week amid reports of off-the-field concerns. Jackson issued a statement denying he was associated with gang activity.(STATS, 6:03pm)
Mon. Mar 31, 2014
News: A person familiar with the situation says Jackson planned to visit the Washington Redskins on Monday night and Tuesday. Impact: The person says the Redskins were one of several teams interested in Jackson, who was released Friday by the Philadelphia Eagles after a career-best season and amid reports of off-the-field concerns. The person spoke to The Associated Press Monday on condition of anonymity because the Redskins had not announced the visit.(STATS, 1:31pm)
Fri. Mar 28, 2014
News: The Philadelphia Eagles released wide receiver DeSean Jackson on Friday. He was coming off a career-best season in Philadelphia, leading the team with 82 catches for 1,332 yards and nine touchdowns. Impact: Jackson has 356 career receptions for 6,117 yards and 32 touchdowns. The 27-year-old is entering his seventh season. He has many connections around the league, his former coach (Andy Reid) in Kansas City and former quarterback (Mike Vick) with the New York Jets. (STATS, 12:57pm)
DeSean Jackson
2013 Season
REC
82
YDS
1332
AVG
16.2
TDS
9
Bio
Ht: 5' 10"  Wt: 175  Age: 27
Born: 12/1/1986, Long Beach, California
College: California
NFL Experience: 7th season
Drafted: 2008 - Rd 2
(49th overall by the Eagles)
Salary: $6,750,000
Injury Status
No reported Injury