DeSean Jackson RUMORS & NEWS

  • Redskins WR DeSean Jackson out 1-2 weeks with shoulder sprain

    Fox Sports "The bad injury news keeps pouring in for the Washington Redskins. We learned earlier that DeAngelo Hall will be sidelined for "at least a week", and now, wide receiver DeSean Jackson will reportedly miss the next 1-2 weeks with an AC joint sprain in his shoulder, according to the Washington..." August 07

  • DeSean Jackson leaves practice early with apparent shoulder injury

    CSN Washington "DeSean Jackson slipped at practice and injured his shoulder falling to the ground. After trainers examined him on the field, the receiver was spotted back on the sidelines with his pads off. A wrap was put on the shoulder and Jackson was talking with Redskins President Bruce Allen. Word was the..." August 06

  • DeSean Jackson boasts no one can stop him, including NFL's top CBs

    ESPN "The word poked at his competitive side, prompting receiver DeSean Jackson to issue a reminder. So when he was asked Monday how one teammate, cornerback Chris Culliver, challenged him in practice, the wide receiver made one point clear. "I don't think no one can guard me," Jackson said. "It's..." August 03

  • DeSean Jackson: Eagles 'tried to blow me up' after release

    ESPN "DeSean Jackson said the Philadelphia Eagles "tried to blow me up" with a "smear campaign" after the wide receiver was released by the team in 2014. Jackson, who is now with the Washington Redskins, revealed parts of his personal life and his football career during Tuesday's debut of his new BET..." July 01

  • DeSean Jackson: People that mattered knew my situation

    ESPN "Washington Redskins receiver DeSean Jackson let his teammates and coaches know where he would be last week. They didn't have an issue with him skipping voluntary workouts, so Jackson is not about to worry if anyone else does. The veteran receiver returned this week after missing the first week..." June 03

  • Jackson hasn’t been himself with Redskins

    Courier-Post "When the Eagles last saw DeSean Jackson, he was intent on showing his former teammates, coaches and fans what they were missing after they released him last spring. Sure, Jackson had a long touchdown reception, an 81-yarder, but the revenge factor was muted somewhat as the Eagles won the game..." December 17

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    Chris Russell @Russellmania980

    Gruden says DeSean can "jog pretty good " but hasn't cut it loose. Gruden says he's 50/50 proposition vs # Giants #Redskins

  • DeSean Jackson almost signed with 49ers

    San Jose Mercury News "Cal product DeSean Jackson pondered returning to the Bay Area and "came close" to signing with the 49ers as a free agent. Instead, the standout wide receiver opted for a Washington franchise that's 3-7 entering Sunday's game at Levi's Stadium. While the 49ers reworked their receiving corps by..." November 19

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    #Redskins WR DeSean Jackson was fined $16,537 for a horse collar on #AzCardinals DB Rashad Johnson on his fourth quarter interception.

  • DeSean Jackson (shoulder) is active for Week 4 against the Giants.

    Rotoworld "The short week wasn't a concern for Jackson after he escaped Week 3 without setbacks. He's Rotoworld's No. 22 receiver for Week 4. " September 25

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    John Keim @john_keim

    Jordan Reed has been ruled out for Sunday. Desean Jackson is questionable

  • Chip Kelly finally reveals why he cut DeSean Jackson

    CSN Washington "Eagles coach Chip Kelly shocked the NFL world when he decided to cut DeSean Jackson during the offseason. Kelly claimed that Jackson wasn't the right fit for his offense. As the wide receiver prepares to meet his former team for the first time on Sunday, asked Kelly how much he was..." September 18

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    Around The NFL @AroundTheNFL

    DeSean Jackson “intends to play” this week per @RapSheet. Not considered a major injury.

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    Jason Cole @JasonPhilCole

    News on #Washington WR DeSean Jackson is promising today. Woke up "sore" from shoulder injury, but looks like no serious structural damage.

  • Redskins WR DeSean Jackson to play Monday

    ESPN "Redskins receiver DeSean Jackson, who missed the preseason opener with a twisted ankle, said he will play in Washington's second preseason game against Cleveland on Monday. Jackson did not play against New England after hurting his ankle in a walk-through the previous day, when a Patriots..." August 11

  • DeSean Jackson says that he and Pierre Garcon will benefit each other

    Washington Post "Wide receiver DeSean Jackson says he thinks his addition to the Washington Redskins this offseason will prove to be beneficial to both him and Pierre Garcon, the team’s top holdover wideout. “I respect Garcon,” Jackson said after Tuesday’s opening practice of this week’s minicamp at Redskins..." June 18

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    Bart Hubbuch @HubbuchNYP

    Chip Kelly: "We had no offers for DeSean. It doesn't matter what we wanted, because we had no offers."

  • DeSean Jackson has 'something special' for Eagles in 2014

    CBS Sports "This offseason saw DeSean Jackson cut by the Eagles and quickly land in Washington. As a receiver for the Redskins, he'll get to face his old team twice a year. And Jackson definitely knows this. Asked on The Arsenio Hall Show if he was looking forward to revenge against Chip Kelly and the..." April 22

  • DeSean Jackson Was A Problem For Kelly, Eagles In Locker Room

    CBS Philly "In the days following DeSean Jackson’s release by the Eagles, speculation ran rampant as to the reasons why. Everything was to blame from Jackson’s petulant, rambunctious sideline behavior, to his alleged gang ties, to Jackson’s character, to this being Chip Kelly’s fault. But what a number of..." April 04

  • Richard Sherman wonders why Philly kept Cooper and cut Jackson

    Pro Football Talk "Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman has looked at the Eagles’ treatment of DeSean Jackson and Riley Cooper, and Sherman doesn’t like what he sees. Sherman writes at that there’s something wrong with the fact that the Eagles cut Jackson on the day that a story alleging he has ties to..." April 03

  • Source: LAPD confirms Jackson's gang ties to 49ers, Raiders

    CSN Bay Area "The San Francisco 49ers and Oakland Raiders both reached out to the Los Angeles Police Department to confirm reports of DeSean Jackson's continued involvement with alleged members of Los Angeles street gangs; LAPD confirmed the reports, has learned. Last week, reported..." April 02

  • Sources: Jackson close with Redskins

    ESPN "The Washington Redskins and wide receiver DeSean Jackson appear to be moving closer to an agreement on a contract, sources told ESPN. Jackson arrived in northern Virginia on Monday night and dined with members of the Redskins coaching staff, including coach Jay Gruden. He later went to a club..." April 01

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    Tim McManus @Tim_McManus

    Said a source close to Jackson on Redskins: "Done deal."

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    Dianna Marie Russini @NBCdianna

    Per source: San Francisco has now thrown their hat in the ring for DeSean Jackson. #Redskins #49ers

  • D-Jax' release puts the focus on Foles "It is hard to know what Chip Kelly thinks about his public reputation. He has done so little to cultivate the media that we are a fallow field at this point. We have become so used to the game and its accepted rules - coach comes in; coach whispers an occasional sweet nothing into a couple of..." April 01

  • High school AD, teachers say DeSean Jackson wasn't in gang

    CBS Sports "DeSean Jackson's high school athletic director and counselor are the latest to come forward and say the NFL wide receiver doesn't have any gang affiliations, which was originally alleged in a story last week. "DeSean is a great guy -- he was a sweet kid when he was in high school,..." March 31

  • DeAngelo Hall wants DeSean in Washington

    CSN Washington "Two times a season for the past six years, DeAngelo Hall’s challenge when the Redskins faced the Eagles was to shut down DeSean Jackson. So, as you might imagine, he was quite excited to hear that the free agent wide receiver -- cut loose by the Eagles on Friday in a surprising development --..." March 30

  • LAPD: DeSean Jackson not involved in gang-related killings "THE LOS ANGELES Police Department has never accused DeSean Jackson of being a gang member. And the NFL star, who was unceremoniously dumped yesterday by the Eagles, swears he's never been one. But LA detectives were interested in the wide receiver's ties to reputed members of the Crips when..." March 30

  • Burglary of Jackson's home yielded $20,000 not $200,000, police say "Philadelphia Police on Friday provided a drastically reduced estimate for the amount of cash reportedly stolen from DeSean Jackson's house, saying they have mistakenly been releasing incorrect information gleaned from a preliminary interview with Jackson's mother. Lt. John Stanford, a..." March 29

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    610 Sports Radio- KC @610SportsKC

    .@610sportskc has learned from a source that the #chiefs have reached out to DeSean Jackson's representatives. #moreat2pm

  • Source: Panthers have no interest in DeSean Jackson

    Pro Football Talk "Plenty of people were surprised by Panthers coach Ron Rivera’s declaration of interest in free-agent receiver DeSean Jackson. Some of those folks work for the Panthers, and they expressed their surprise via text message to PFT’s Darin Gantt. One source with direct knowledge of the team’s..." March 28

  • DeSean Jackson thanks Eagles, denies gang affiliations

    SB Nation "Former Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson has released a public statement addressing his sudden release from the team and some allegations made in a report linking him to gang activity. In the statement Jackson thanks the city of Philadelphia and denies any ties to any..." March 28

  • Eagles release Pro Bowl wideout DeSean Jackson

    USA Today "In a stunning move, the Philadelphia Eagles released Pro Bowl wide receiver DeSean Jackson on Friday. The team released the following statement in a tweet: "After careful consideration this offseason, Eagles decide to part ways with DeSean Jackson. The team informed him of his release today."" March 28

  • DeSean Jackson's gang connections troubling to Eagles

    Newark Star-Ledger "Over the past several weeks, the Philadelphia Eagles reportedly have begun to shop wide receiver DeSean Jackson. On its face, the decision to trade one of the NFL's most talented players would seem curious: At 27, Jackson is coming off one of the best seasons of his career -- 82 catches for..." March 28

  • Eagles coach Chip Kelly on DeSean Jackson: 'We're always going to do what's best for the organization'

    New York Daily News "Chip Kelly didn’t shut the door on rumblings that DeSean Jackson could be on his way out, fueling further speculation that a team like the Jets could end up with the Pro Bowl wide receiver. "I like DeSean,” Kelly said at the league meetings on Wednesday. “DeSean did a really nice job for us,..." March 26

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    Jason La Canfora @JasonLaCanfora

    Some around the league wonder if a DeSean Jackson for Mike Wallace trade would make sense for all parties

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    Jeff McLane @Jeff_McLane

    Source close to situation said that DeSean Jackson has called a few #Eagles teammates and told them he's staying after talk with Chip Kelly.

  • Eagles decided to move on from DeSean Jackson over a month ago "In the last week or so, trade talks for DeSean Jackson have escalated. However, the Eagles decided to move on from Jackson well over a month ago, and possibly earlier. It is absolutely not something they decided to do over the last week or two. That of course, should not come as a surprise, but it..." March 24

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    #Raiders are intrigued by DeSean Jackson, but sources say they are not inclined to give up a '14 pick. Interested in him, if he’s free.

  • Chiefs likely won’t pursue DeSean Jackson unless he’s released

    Kansas City Star "Don't expect the Chiefs to pursue DeSean Jackson unless he's released. According to multiple reports on Saturday, the Eagles will likely part ways with the exciting-but-flamboyant wideout, who caught 82 passes for 1,332 yards and nine touchdowns last season. Chiefs coach Andy Reid knows..." March 23

  • Vick would welcome DeSean Jackson to Jets

    Pro Football Talk "When it comes to talking about players under contract with other teams, coaches and General Managers must tread lightly. Players have a lot more leeway. New Jets quarterback Mike Vick exercised some of that leeway during his Friday night conference call with reporters, addressing the..." March 22

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    Manish Mehta @MMehtaNYDN

    Could Jets be in hunt for DeSean Jackson? Source tells me: "Philly is trading him or cutting him.That's a fact. They don't want him" #nyj

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    Jeff McLane @Jeff_McLane

    #Eagles have intensified efforts to trade WR DeSean Jackson in the last week, according to multiple NFL sources. Story to be posted soon.

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    Tim McManus @Tim_McManus

    Just spoke with two sources close to DeSean. Receiver now believes he will not be back.

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    I said early the #Jets were among the teams that called the #Eagles about DeSean Jackson. Two others: #Panthers & #Raiders. Lots of interest

  • DeSean Jackson might not even attract a 3rd round pick "When a report emerged from CSN Philly's Derrick Gunn that the Eagles were "seeking at least a third-round pick and potentially more" in exchange for DeSean Jackson, the instant reaction was that the Eagles would be the victims of highway robbery if indeed a deal containing that compensation..." March 21

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    #Jets host Michael Vick Friday & worth noting they are among teams who have inquired about DeSean Jackson via trade. Vick & DeSean are close

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    Les Bowen @LesBowen

    I am told @Ike58Reese is right, Chip Kelly has indeed called DeSean Jackson and told him not to worry about trade reports.

  • Source: Eagles want at least 3rd-round pick for DeSean Jackson, Pats and 49ers have inquired

    CSN Philly "The Eagles might not be actively shopping DeSean Jackson but they’re picking up the phone and listening to offers. And, according to CSN’s Derrick Gunn, other teams are interested. The team has taken inquiries from the 49ers and Patriots, Gunn has learned from a league source, and notified..." March 18

  • Report: DeSean Jackson concerned about his future with the Eagles

    Pro Football Talk "Eagles receiver DeSean Jackson is reportedly telling friends and teammates that he is concerned about his future in Philadelphia. Amid talk that Jackson could be on the outs, and after Eagles coach Chip Kelly refused to commit to Jackson, Tim McManus of reports that Jackson is..." March 17