DeSean Jackson says Good bye : DeSean Jackson confirms this is his last season as he is going to ……

One of the most electrifying players in NFL history, DeSean Jackson will officially retire as a member of the Philadelphia Eagles on Friday, December 1st. The three-time Pro Bowl wide receiver — all with Philadelphia — will be recognized as an honorary NFL captain  Game in front of a sold-out crowd at Lincoln Financial Field on Sunday, December 3rd.

DeSean Jackson was a dynamic playmaker who wowed Eagles fans with his game speed, unique skill set and explosive play,andquot; said Philadelphia Eagles president and CEO Jeffrey Lurie. and What made DeSean stand out during his 15-year career was his ability to turn spectacular plays into routine.

We all remember him terrorizing New York football that fateful night in December 2010, going into the end zone for what is now known as the and#039;Miracle on the New Meadows.and#039; We are pleased to welcome DeSean back and look forward to his official retirement as an Eagle on Sunday when he serves as honorary game captain and Originally a second-round pick (49th overall) of the Eagles in the 2008 NFL Draft, Jackson spent eight of his 15 seasons in Philadelphia, where he earned three Pro Bowl nods as a dual threat (2009, 2010, 2013).

 

offense and special teams. Through 95 career games with the Eagles, he is third all-time in receiving yards (6,512), sixth in receptions (379) and ninth in receiving touchdowns (35). As a punt returner, he finished second in punts (132), third in punt yards (1,296) and is the team’s all-time leader in punt returns (tied with Darren Sproles with four). During his career, Jackson catapulted his name into many categories in the NFL record books:

• Became the first player in NFL history to earn Pro Bowl honors at two positions — running back and wide receiver.

• Tied NFL record with eight touchdowns of 50+ yards in a season.

• His 52.8-yard average during the 2009 season was the highest in NFL history among players with 10 or more touchdowns in a season.

• Became the second player in NFL history to score, rush and return touchdowns in his first three seasons.

• Became the fifth player in NFL history to pass for at least 900 yards in each of his first four seasons. Jacksonand’s most memorable game came on December 19, 2010, when the Eagles faced the division rival New York Giants at MetLife Stadium. Trailing 31-10 in the fourth quarter, the Eagles scored a remarkable 21 points to tie the game at 31-31. With 12 seconds left in the game, the Giants were forced to punt at their own 35-yard line.

The return Jackson secured the football on the turf and raced 65 yards to the end zone as time expired. The victory moved the Eagles to the top of the NFC East – eventually winning the division – and marked the first time in NFL history that the game ended in a shutout.

His most successful season came in 2013, when he set career highs in receptions (82), receiving yards (1,332), passing yards (nine) and 100-yard games (five) en route to his third Pro Bowl selection. It was his third season with more than 1,000 receiving yards, tying the franchise mark set by Harold Carmichael and Mike Quick.

His 82 tackles that season were fourth most in team history and third all time. A native of Los Angeles, California, Jackson played collegiately at the University of California, Berkeley, where he was named a first-team All-American as a junior in 2007 by the American Football Coaches Association.

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