Report: DeSean Jackson expected to play versus Eagles
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By Brandon Lee Gowton

DeSean Jackson is expected to be cleared from his concussion in time to play in the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ game against the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday, according to ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler.

Jackson, who was listed “questionable” on the Bucs’ final injury report, was a full participant during Friday’s practice despite dealing with a shoulder issue in addition to his concussion. In other words, this news doesn’t come as a total surprise.

Jackson being present for this game is bad news for the Eagles’ defense. The former Philadelphia draft pick loves to torch his former team. Since being released by the Eagles in March 2014, Jackson has logged 20 receptions for 440 yards (a whopping 22.0 average) and two touchdowns in five games against Philly.

Although he turns 32 in December, Jackson sure looked in prime form last week against the Saints. He torched New Orleans with five receptions for 146 yards (29.2 average) and two touchdowns.

The Eagles will have their hands full trying to contain Jackson. It would seem like Jim Schwartz wants to get Ronald Darby, who boast 4.3 40-yard speed, matched up on him. One would imagine Bucs offensive coordinator and play-caller Todd Monken will try to move Jackson around the formation....



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