Wide collector DeSean Jackson is going to where his career started.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers consented to trade Jackson and a 2020 seventh-round pick to the Philadelphia Eagles for a 2019 6th round pick, NFL Network’s Mike Garafolo and Ian Rapoport revealed Monday, by means of sources informed of the circumstance.
Jackson, who had one year staying on his agreement, took to social media before Monday to express goodbye to Buccaneers fans, offering an insight that something was in progress in the background.
The trade returns Jackson to Philadelphia, where he commenced his professional career as a second-round pick in the 2008 NFL Draft. He went through six seasons with the Eagles (2008-13) and was a three-time Pro Bowl selection before signing a three-year deal the Washington Redskins in 2014. He at that point joined the Buccaneers on a three-year deal in 2017.
Be that as it may, Jackson, one of the alliance’s best profound dangers, never made it run with the Buccaneers while filling the role as a complementary piece to Mike Evans. In spite of having five 1,000-yard accepting efforts on his vocation, Jackson didn’t top the 800-yard getting mark in the previous two seasons, prompting Monday’s deal.
On his profession, Jackson has 589 catches for 10,261 yards, averaging 17.4 yards per catch, and 53 touchdowns. Of the totals, 356 catches for 6,117 yards and 32 touchdowns came amid Jackson’s first time in Philadelphia.
With his arrival to the Eagles, Jackson should help open up the offense given his capacity to extend the field. His quality will likewise help free up cautious inclusion on tight end Zach Ertz.
Furthermore, with wide collectors Golden Tate, Mike Wallace and Jordan Matthews qualified for unlimited free organization, Jackson will join a core wide beneficiary group as of now consisting of Alshon Jeffery and Nelson Agholor.