World News – UA – DeSean Jackson set to play for Eagles in Week 7 game with Giants, report says


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DeSean Jackson has only played 185 shots since returning to the Philadelphia Eagles last season, but the team are poised to reclaim one of the game’s best receivers just in time for three crucial games of NFC East As Jackson left for Sunday’s showdown against the Baltimore Ravens, the Eagles should have Jackson back for their Week 7 game against the New York Giants, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Philadelphia faces New York in « Thursday Night Football » to kick off Week 7 game series

Jackson has only played 120 shots for the Eagles this year, missing the last three games with a hamstring injury He has 10 catches for 121 yards and no touchdowns as Philadelphia missed his ability to stretch the field in their attack, despite the 121 yards per capture average as the lowest of his career

Spending more time on the injured list than on the court, Jackson’s return to Philadelphia was a disappointment Age played a role in the decline of 33-year-old Jackson, but a nagging string of injuries to the lower body played a huge role in its declining production Jackson will have the opportunity on Thursday to prove he still has gas in the tank, a player who has led the NFL in yards-per-catch four times – most recently in 2018

The Eagles have taken a cautious approach towards Jackson throughout the season, limiting his shots even before the hamstring injury came to light as head coach Doug Pederson insisted Jackson was uninjured, the former Pro Bowl wide receiver has only played over 55% of the team’s snaps once in the three games he’s played this year

« Obviously he’s playing a big role in the offense, but at the same time we want to make sure he’s a healthy and fresh guy for us for the long haul here, » Pederson said. in September « We’re going to be smart with him, but we also know he’s an explosive receiver for us and we want to get him on the pitch as much as possible to move forward. »

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