Washington Redskins Nab Wide Receiver DeSean Jackson
By James Patrick Quizon | April 2, 2014 4:57 PM EST
DeSean Jackson visited Washington over the last few days. And before he leaves the nation’s capital, he might become the wide receiver of their football team.
NBC News 4 Washington is reporting that the controversial player has agreed to terms with the Washington Redskins and could sign a three-year contract as early as Wednesday. While the signing is still unofficial, Jackson himself gave clues on where he’ll be playing next on social media:
ITS GOIN DOWN !! BURGUNDY & GOLD http://t.co/tPN4g6AbeS
— Desean Jackson (@DeseanJackson10) April 2, 2014
Despite coming off the best season of his career, the Philadelphia Eagles released him on Friday apparently because of alleged “gang connections”. Jackson finished with 1,332 receiving yards on 82 passes with the Eagles in the 2013-2014 season. After getting released by Philadelphia, Jackson denied the reports that he had gang ties.
Congrats to our client @DeseanJackson10 who is now officially a @Redskins . — Denise White (@DeniseWhite_EAG) April 2, 2014
Other wide receivers in Washington are Santana Moss, Pierre Garcon and Andre Roberts. With the addition of Pro Bowl WR in DeSean Jackson, quarterback Robert Griffin III will have more options to target.
To contact the editor, e-mail:
Most Popular Slideshows
- 2014 MLB World Series Game 1: San Francisco Giants 7, Kansas City Royals 1 [PHOTOS]
- 2014 MLB World Series - Game 2: Kansas City Royals 7, San Francisco Giants 2 [PHOTOS]
- 2014 MLB World Series Game 3: Kansas City Royals 3, San Francisco Giants 2 [PHOTOS]
Join the Conversation
- Rafael Nadal On Roger Federer: ‘He’s A Good Person, A Fantastic Player And A Great Man On Court’
- Jeremy Lin’s Big Break: Steve Nash Out For The Season For The Los Angeles Lakers
- Novak Djokovic Receives Peugeot 107 Pedal Car For His Newborn
- NBA Preview: Milwaukee Bucks Look to Develop Youngsters Jabari Parker, Giannis Antetokounmpo
- Xiaomi Redmi 1S vs. Sharp Aquos Crystal – Specifications, Features And Price Showdown
- Verizon Motorola Droid Turbo Leaked Live Images Surfaces, Scheduled To Get Unveiled On Oct 28
- Update HTC One M7 with LG G2 with Android 4.4.2 as Sprint OTA: Fixes and Installation
- U.S. Targets Buyers of ISIS Oil, Threatens Sanctions
- ISIS Syria Airstrike Bombing Has Killed 550 People, Civilians Included
- Russia Blocking OSCE Monitoring Of Its Border With Ukraine
- Russia Shifts Blame On US For Ukraine Crisis, Putin Accuses West of 'Remaking World'