DeSean Jackson RUMORS & NEWS

  • DeSean Jackson skips voluntary practice, forfeits $500K bonus

    The Score "While most NFL players attend voluntary spring workouts to help secure a spot on their roster, Washington Redskins wide receiver DeSean Jackson had a different idea. The 29-year-old was not present at Wednesday's voluntary practice session, which negates his $500,000 workout bonus, according to..." May 25

  • DeSean Jackson wins $500K legal dispute against former agent Rosenhaus

    The Score "DeSean Jackson's lengthy court battle with former agent Drew Rosenhaus has reached a conclusion after over two years of legal deliberation. A federal court judge ruled in favor of the Washington Redskins wideout Friday, overturning a 2014 NFLPA arbitration ruling that Jackson owed Rosenhaus..." February 27

  • DeSean Jackson chalks up Chip Kelly’s firing to “bad karma”

    Pro Football Talk "After the Eagles abruptly fired coach Chip Kelly 10 days ago, guys like Bills running back LeSean McCoy and Washington receiver DeSean Jackson had nothing to say on Twitter. McCoy publicly said nothing at all, and Jackson later offered up a “could care less.” Jackson has since decided he cares..." January 08

  • Kirk Cousins, DeSean Jackson build trust in passing game

    ESPN "The level of trust continues to grow, which is why the Washington Redskins' offense has delivered. The more quarterback Kirk Cousins trusts his receivers, and puts them in position to make plays, the tougher the Redskins’ offense is to defend. A lot of it stems from Cousins’ connection with..." December 24

  • Jackson says his knee is 'all right,' expects to face Bills

    CSN Mid-Atlantic "Redskins wide receiver DeSean Jackson says he expects to be good to go for Sunday’s game against the Bills, despite some lingering soreness in his knee. Jackson is officially day-to-day with a patella contusion that he suffered in Chicago. Coach Jay Gruden said it’s possible his star wide..." December 16

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Listed as questionable with a hamstring injury, Redskins WR DeSean Jackson is expected to play today vs. Patriots, per source.

  • DeSean Jackson: Home Invasion, Victims Attacked ... Cops Suspect Gang Involvement

    TMZ "DeSean Jackson's L.A. home was the scene of a violent home invasion incident this week -- and at least one person inside got pistol-whipped ... TMZ Sports has learned. It all went down Wednesday morning at Jackson's home in Tarzana, CA -- with law enforcement sources telling us 4 to 5 people..." October 24

  • DeSean Jackson expected to miss Week 7 for Washington, fantasy owners

    SB Nation "Washington wide receiver DeSean Jackson is expected to sit out Week 7, according to ESPN's Britt McHenry. Jackson injured his hamstring on his lone target of the season and has not returned to action since. It had appeared that a return was close for the team's speedy receiver, but Jackson..." October 21

  • DeSean Jackson out for fifth straight game

    ESPN "Washington Redskins receiver DeSean Jackson was downgraded to out and will miss his fifth straight game because of a strained left hamstring, further hampering a team with a growing injury list. The Redskins had held out hope that he might play Sunday against the New York Jets, but Jackson was..." October 18

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    Jim Thomas @jthom1

    Corrects WR Jackson injury on previous tweet. Jackson (hamstring), CB Rogers (foot), and LB Spaight (concussion) ruled out.

  • Redskins WR DeSean Jackson discusses injury, timeline for return

    CSN Mid-Atlantic "Redskins wide receiver DeSean Jackson said he knew right away that his hamstring injury was a significant one. “I never had to deal with feeling an injury [that] popped like this,” Jackson said. “I was definitely worried because I never felt that before, with a pop in my hamstring. I..." September 16

  • DeSean Jackson likely to miss 3-4 weeks with strained hamstring

    ESPN "Washington Redskins wide receiver DeSean Jackson is expected to miss three to four weeks with the strained hamstring he suffered Sunday, coach Jay Gruden said Monday. Jackson underwent an MRI on Monday. Gruden said it's possible Jackson could return earlier than expected, "but you never know..." September 15

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Redskins WR Desean Jackson expected to miss three to four weeks with strained hamstring, per source.

  • DeSean Jackson likely out a few weeks with 'fairly significant strain'

    CBS Sports "DeSean Jackson didn't register any stats for the Redskins during Sunday's Week 1 17-10 loss to Miami and he probably won't register any for the next few weeks. CBS Sports NFL Insider Jason La Canfora reports Jackson is dealing with a strained hamstring that will keep him sidelined for a couple..." September 14

  • DeSean Jackson and Duke Ihenacho to have MRI exams Monday

    Washington Post "The Washington Redskins lost two starters in Sunday’s season-opening loss to the Miami Dolphins. Strong safety Duke Ihenacho fractured and dislocated his left wrist, coach Jay Gruden said. Meanwhile, wide receiver DeSean Jackson strained his left hamstring. Both players will have MRI exams..." September 14

  • DeSean Jackson out with hamstring injury

    ESPN "Washington Redskins star wide receiver DeSean Jackson will miss the remainder of Sunday's season opener against the Miami Dolphins after suffering a hamstring injury in the first quarter. Jackson suffered the injury on the first play of the Redskins' second series, when he ran a deep route on..." September 13

  • DeSean Jackson now seems less confident in Redskins' 2015 outlook

    CBS Sports "Back in May, wide receiver DeSean Jackson told ESPN 980 that the Redskins would be the team to beat in the NFC East this season. "Well if you want to be political and say on paper, I think all the ESPN guys and all the bloggers will probably say the Dallas Cowboys," Jackson said at the time...." September 09

  • DeSean Jackson Isn't Even Going to Pretend That the Redskins Will Be Good This Season

    Complex "The 2015-16 NFL season hasn't kicked off yet, so every single NFL fan base out there is still hopeful that this could be their favorite team's year. Even fans of the Browns, Titans, and Buccaneers are like, "Hey, it could happen for us!" Redskins fans probably shouldn't be too hopeful, though,..." September 09

  • 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