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DeSean Jackson

28-Year-Old Wide Receiver – Washington Redskins

2014 Receiving Stats

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50

Yds

957

TD

5

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19.1

Tar

86

2014 Receiving Projections

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2014 Fantasy Football Outlook

Either Jackson was paling around with Stringer Bell, or he was smeared on his way out of town. Regardless, he should provide a significant lift to the Redskins’ passing game. At 5-10, 175, Jackson’s t...

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2014 ADP:  52.23

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Bye Week:  10

HT: 5' 10"   WT: 178   DOB: 12/1/1986  College: California  DRAFTED: 2nd Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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DeSean Jackson Contract Information:

Signed a three-year deal with the Redskins in April of 2014.

December 14, 2014  –  DeSean Jackson News

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Jackson (shin) had three catches on eight targets for 15 receiving yards and one carry for nine rushing yards during Sunday's loss to the Giants.

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DeSean Jackson NFL Stats
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  Receiving Rec Distance Big Rec Games Rushing Kick Ret Punt Ret Fumbles
Year Age Team G Rec Yards TD Tar Avg YPT 20+ 40+ 100+ 150+ 200+ Att Yards Avg TD Yds TD Yds TD Tot Lost
2008 21 16 62 912 2 116 14.7 7.9 - - - - - 17 96 5.6 1 - - - - - -
2009 22 15 63 1167 9 118 18.5 9.9 18 10 - - - 11 137 12.5 1 - - - - - -
2010 23 Phi 14 47 1056 6 96 22.5 11.0 21 8 4 2 1 16 104 6.5 1 0 0 231 1 4 1
2011 24 Phi 15 58 961 4 104 16.6 9.2 14 4 2 1 0 7 41 5.9 0 7 0 114 0 1 1
2012 25 Phi 11 45 700 2 88 15.6 8.0 9 2 2 0 0 3 -7 -2.3 0 0 0 -3 0 1 0
2013 26 Phi 16 82 1332 9 126 16.2 10.6 24 8 5 3 0 3 2 0.7 0 10 0 71 0 1 0
2014 27 Was 13 50 957 5 86 19.1 11.1 13 10 5 1 0 4 7 1.8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

DeSean Jackson Fantasy/Red Zone Stats
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  Fantasy Points Per Game Receiving Stats Red Zone Targets Rushing Stats Red Zone Runs
Year Age Team G Standard PPR 0.5 PPR Rec/G Yds/G In20 In10 In5 Att/G Yds/G In20 In10 In5
2008 21 16 7.4 11.3 9.4 4 57 14 - - 1 6 4 - -
2009 22 15 12.7 16.9 14.8 4 78 11 4 1 1 9 1 0 0
2010 23 Phi 14 11.3 14.6 13.0 3 75 14 8 3 1 7 2 0 0
2011 24 Phi 15 8.3 12.1 10.2 4 64 12 6 2 0 3 0 0 0
2012 25 Phi 11 7.4 11.5 9.4 4 64 8 3 3 0 -1 0 0 0
2013 26 Phi 16 11.7 16.8 14.3 5 83 10 1 0 0 0 1 0 0
2014 27 Was 13 9.7 13.6 11.6 4 74 9 1 0 0 1 0 0 0
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Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

DeSean Jackson – Playing Time Overview

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#1 Wide Receiver
Also Listed As:  #3 Punt Returner

Snap Count Stats

662

Offensive Snaps in 2014

DeSean Jackson was on the field for 662 of his team's snaps on offense in 2014.

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Special Teams Snaps in 2014

DeSean Jackson was on the field for 3 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2014.

Year Off ST
2012 700 3
2013 937 38
2014 662 3
DeSean Jackson 2014 Game Log
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  Snap Count Receiving Rec Distance Rushing Fumbles Kick Ret Punt Ret Red Zone Targets Red Zone Runs
Week Opp Off ST Rec Yards TD Tar Avg 20+ 40+ Att Yards Avg TD Tot Lost Yds TD Yds TD In20 In10 In5 In20 In10 In5
1 @Hou 60 0 8 62 0 9 7.8 0 0 1 -9 -9.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 Jax 12 0 1 19 0 2 19.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 @Phi 59 0 5 117 1 11 23.4 1 1 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
4 NYG 44 0 1 9 0 4 9.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 Sea 50 0 5 157 1 11 31.4 3 2 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
6 @Ari 54 0 3 115 1 5 38.3 2 2 1 5 5.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 Ten 52 0 3 49 0 5 16.3 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
8 @Dal 61 0 6 136 0 7 22.7 2 2 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 @Min 59 0 4 120 1 7 30.0 2 2 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0
10 BYE Bye Week
11 TB 52 0 4 35 0 6 8.8 0 0 1 2 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
12 @SF 47 3 2 39 0 5 19.5 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 @Ind 53 0 5 84 1 6 16.8 1 1 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 StL
15 @NYG 59 0 3 15 0 8 5.0 0 0 1 9 9.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
16 Phi
17 Dal

A blank stat line is used above whenever a player was not on the field for any plays in the game that week.

Measurables Overview for DeSean Jackson  (View College Stats & News)
As Compared To Other Wide Receivers
Height:   5' 10"
BELOW AVERAGE
Weight:   178 lbs
BELOW AVERAGE
40-Yard Dash:   4.35 sec
ELITE
Shuttle Time:   4.19 sec
GOOD
Cone Drill:   6.82 sec
GOOD
Arm Length:   29.75 in
BELOW AVERAGE
Hand Length:   9.38 in
ABOVE AVERAGE
Vertical Jump:   35 in
WEAK
Broad Jump:   122 in
GOOD
Bench Press
Not Available
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DeSean Jackson: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Jackson (shin) is active for Sunday's game against the Giants in New York.

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Jackson has brushed off a 50-50 chance to play in Week 15, but those odds imply the wide receiver isn't close to full health. Nonetheless, he'll seek to exploit a Giants defense that has allowed 13.3 YPC and five receiving touchdowns to wideouts in the last four contests.
Washington believes Jackson (shin) will play Sunday against the Giants, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network.

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Jackson (shin) is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Giants. Head coach Jay Gruden said he believes Jackson's chances to play are "50-50."

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Jackson was questionable last week and ended up missing the game, but he now has another week of recovery under his belt and was able to do more in practice this week than he was last week. Nevertheless, this sounds like a true game-time decision, though fortunately Washington plays in the early slate of games Sunday.
Jackson (shin) was limited in practice Thursday.

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Jackson was contained to individual drills for a second consecutive day, leaving the same question marks heading into the final practice of the week. Friday's injury report will hand down his potential Week 15 availability against the Giants in New York, but he may not achieve active status if he's unable to show off his normal jets in advance of the game.
Jackson (lower leg) took part in individual drills Thursday, CSN's Tarik El-Bashir reports.

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Jackson has been able to get on the practice field two days in a row, but his status for Week 15 remains in question, as head coach Jay Gruden said Jackson will need to run at full speed in the next day or two in order to play Sunday.
Jackson (shin) was limited in Wednesday's practice. Afterward, coach Jay Gruden said, "I think he can jog pretty good...He just needs to air it out."

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Gruden intimated that Jackson's activity level in Thursday's iteration of drills will be "telling" for his Week 15 availability, but at the moment, the wideout is 50-50 to suit up Sunday versus the Giants in New York, according to Rob Carlin of CSN Washington. Expect Jackson's status to receive clarification, one way or the other, by the end of the week.
With regard to Jackson, who missed Sunday's game against the Rams with a shin contusion, coach Jay Gruden indicated Monday, "Hopefully he'll play this week...we'll wait and see on that."

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As expected, Jackson (shin) is inactive for Sunday's game against the Rams.

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Jackson's shin prevented him from practicing all week. Andre Roberts will likely see an uptick in playing time with Jackson out, and maybe even Santana Moss, who had his first targets of the year last week after Jackson left with the injury, will see additional involvement.
Jackson (shin) will not play in Sunday's game against the Rams, sources told Dianna Marie Russini of NBC TV Channel 4 in Washington, D.C..

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

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2013

Jackson was more or less on his usual pace last year when a rib injury sidelined him for the season's final five games. To be precise, his efficiency numbers – 15.6 YPC, 8.0 YPT – were slightly down, but within the margin of error for a lower-volume, big-play threat over 11 games. At 5-10, 175, Jackson is one of the smallest and slightest receivers in the league, and his body hasn't held up especially well over his five-year career. Besides the rib injury, he's dealt with concussions, foot and knee problems and missed time in every season since 2009. He's also unsuited for red-zone work, meaning he has to strike from deep to get into the end zone, something that's difficult for any receiver to do consistently – Jackson scored from scrimmage 10 times in 2009, but has only six touchdowns in his last 26 games. On the plus side, Jackson is among the fastest and quickest players in the league and is deadly in open space. He's dangerous out of the backfield, and he can also get behind the defense on go routes. It'll be interesting to see how new coach Chip Kelly uses Jackson – there's even talk he'll be part of the team's read-option as a running back.

2012

While Jackson didn’t show the same efficiency last season as he had during the previous two, he was still a dangerous big-play threat, averaging 9.2 YPT (8th) and hauling in five passes of 40-plus yards in 15 games. That Jackson only scored four touchdowns shouldn’t come as a major surprise – small, big play receivers don’t often get the easy pitch-and-catch TDs that make their taller, bulkier counterparts more reliable scorers. At 5-10, 175, Jackson is one of the fastest and shiftiest players in the entire league. He’s able blow by defenders off the line, or shake them and sprint by them in the open field. Jackson saw 14 red-zone looks last year, but only seven of those were from inside the 10, and the Eagles are more apt to lean on running back LeSean McCoy and tight end Brent Celek near pay dirt. Jackson signed a five-year, $51.1 million deal with the Eagles in March, something that should guarantee him another 100-odd targets at a minimum.

2011

It's hard doing all of your damage from deep, but Jackson is the rare small, speed receiver who can make big plays consistently year after year. While his receiving TD totals dropped from nine to six, Jackson rushed for a touchdown and also took a punt return to the house – all in just 14 games. At 5-10, 175, and with explosive speed, elite quickness and the ability to change directions on a dime, Jackson would be hard to stop in two-hand touch. Jackson's 11 yards per target and eight catches of 40-plus would lead the league by a wide margin most seasons, though he finished second in both to Pittsburgh's Mike Wallace in 2010. And Jackson's 22.5 yards per catch easily led the NFL's 90-target receivers. The switch at quarterback from strong-armed Donovan McNabb to the even stronger-armed Michael Vick was seamless last year, although Jackson bears some of Vick's elevated injury risk. Jackson battled a concussion and then foot and knee sprains late in the year, but should be 100 percent for training camp. Unfortunately, health isn't the only issue coming into camp. Jackson is looking for a new contract and it looks like he will hold out until he gets his wish, which will put him in a position where he will try to start the season with less time in camp than everyone else.

2010

The problem with small receivers is they don’t typically get a lot of red-zone work, so they have to make their money from deep — something that’s a lot harder to do. Unless you’re DeSean Jackson. Jackson set opposing secondaries ablaze with a league-leading 10 catches of 40 yards or more on just 118 targets (21st). His 18.5 yards per catch easily led the league’s 100-target receivers, and his 9.9 yards per target ranked fourth. As a result, he was able to haul in nine touchdowns, despite seeing just 11 red-zone targets and four from inside the 10. At 5-10, 175, Jackson is one of the league’s quickest and most explosive players, but expecting 10 receptions of 40-plus and nine scores is probably excessive even for a player of his talent in Andy Reid’s pass-happy system. Of course, the other major variable here is the departure of quarterback Donovan McNabb and Kevin Kolb’s ascension to the starting job. We expect Kolb, who showed flashes of brilliance in limited opportunities a year ago, not to miss a beat. But the switch comes with some chemistry risk, especially with 2009 first-rounder Jeremy Maclin, a big-play threat in his own right, in the fold.

2009

With Kevin Curtis on the shelf to start the year, Jackson took full advantage, establishing himself as the team’s top target and most explosive deep threat right out of the gate. As such, he heads into 2009 as Donovan McNabb’s No. 1 receiver, a good thing to be considering the Eagles’ were fourth in the NFL in passing attempts with 38 per game. Jackson had his lapses last season, none more egregious than showboating and spiking the ball before reaching the end zone (otherwise known as fumbling voluntarily) during a Monday night game. But his quickness, deep speed and ability to make defenders miss allowed him to haul in 17 catches of 20 yards or more (7th) and average 14.7 yards per catch. At 5-10, 175, Jackson’s not ideally suited for red-zone work, but he did get his chances last year with 15 looks (24th) from inside the 20, but nine looks inside the 10 (11th) and four from inside the five. Jackson didn’t do much with those looks, scoring only once. The addition of Jeremy Maclin in the first round of this year’s draft might cut into Jackson’s targets to an extent, but it’s Kevin Curtis whose starting role could eventually be in jeopardy. Year 2 is when top receivers typically experience a breakout, and Jackson, providing he keeps his focus, is in a good spot to make it happen.

2008

Will battle for No. 3 wideout role but likely won't be much of a factor in the passing game during his rookie season. Will also act as team's primary punt returner.