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DeSean Jackson

27-Year-Old Wide Receiver – Washington Redskins

2013 Receiving Stats

Rec

82

Yds

1332

TD

9

Avg

16.2

Tar

126

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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HT: 5' 10"   WT: 175   DOB: 12/1/1986  College: California  Show ContractHide Contract

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DeSean Jackson Contract Information:

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

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Jackson caught two passes for 34 yards on four targets in Monday's preseason game against the Browns.

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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 0 0 0 3 2 0.7 0 10 0 71 0 1 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
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Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

DeSean Jackson – Playing Time Overview

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#2 Wide Receiver
Also Listed As:  #2 Punt Returner

Snap Count Stats

937

Offensive Snaps in 2013

DeSean Jackson was on the field for 937 of his team's snaps on offense in 2013.

38

Special Teams Snaps in 2013

DeSean Jackson was on the field for 38 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2013.

Year Off ST
2011 - -
2012 700 3
2013 937 38

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DeSean Jackson 2013 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 Phi 77 3 7 104 1 9 14.9 2 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 @GB 54 0 9 193 1 15 21.4 4 2 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
3 Det
4 @Oak 60 0 2 34 0 6 17.0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
5 BYE Bye Week
6 @Dal 57 1 6 64 2 6 10.7 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
7 Chi 79 1 3 21 0 8 7.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 @Den 58 2 8 63 0 11 7.9 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 SD 43 7 5 150 1 6 30.0 3 2 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 39 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
10 @Min
11 @Phi 64 6 4 82 0 4 20.5 2 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 SF
13 NYG 66 5 3 36 0 6 12.0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 KC 60 6 4 59 1 6 14.8 0 0 1 -10 -10.0 0 0 0 0 0 -7 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
15 @Atl 63 3 10 195 1 15 19.5 4 1 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
16 Dal 59 2 4 29 0 5 7.3 0 0 2 12 6.0 0 0 0 0 0 -3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
17 @NYG 0 0 3 28 0 4 9.3 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 24 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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:   175 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
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DeSean Jackson: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Jackson (ankle) was a full participant in Monday's practice, the Washington Post reports.

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Jackson may still be limited in the preseason as a precaution.
Jackson (ankle), who missed the Redskins' preseason opener, said that he'll play in next Monday's exhibition game against the Browns, ESPN.com reports.

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Supporting the notion is that Jackson, who had been dealing with an ankle issue, participated in full-team work Monday after being limited to individual drills both Saturday and Sunday. "I felt good," he said. "Had a little sore, bruised ankle for the last couple days. So good to be back in the midst of things." Jackson is in line to start opposite Pierre Garcon this season in what has the potential to be a dynamic passing attack in Washington, supported by fellow wideout newcomer Andre Roberts and promising tight end Jordan Reed.
Jackson (ankle) was limited to individual drills Sunday, the Washington Post reports.

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Jackson (ankle) took part in individual drills during Saturday's practice, the Washington Post reports.

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Jackson sat out Thursday's preseason opener, but his return to the field Saturday, albeit in a limited fashion, bodes well for his chance of suiting up for the team's Aug. 18 exhibition tilt against the Browns.
Jackson, who tweaked his ankle at Wednesday's practice, won't play in Thursday's preseason opener against the Patriots, NFL.com's Albert Breer reports.

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Pierre Garcon will also sit the contest out, with the report noting that Jackson is fine and that his absence Thursday is precautionary.
Jackson was forced to leave early from Wednesday's practice after tweaking his ankle during 11-on-11 work, NFL.com reports.

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Jackson apparently got stepped on during very light scrimmage work and subsequently spent the remainder of Wednesday's practice icing the ailment on the Redskins' sideline. With Washington's preseason opener scheduled for Thursday, Jackson has been listed as questionable by Redskins coach Jay Gruden. As Pierre Garcon (hamstring) also nurses a minor injury, it's possible the Redskins could be without their top two wideouts to begin the exhibition season.
Jackson sat out Saturday's practice due to soreness in his legs, CBS Washington reports.

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Coach Jay Gruden said the team is just trying to keep Jackson fresh, adding that the veteran wideout has done a lot of running during camp. Jackson dealt with a sore hamstring back in June, but this doesn't seem to be an aggravation of that injury.

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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.