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DeSean Jackson agrees to terms with Redskins

DeSean Jackson agrees to terms with Redskins

One visit was enough for DeSean Jackson to determine where he wanted to play next season. According to Dianna Russini of NBC News 4 in Washington, Jackson has agreed to terms on a deal with the Washington Redskins. Denise White of EAG Sports Management …
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  • Scott Campbell, Morocco Brown Talk Scouting At Ruth’s Chris Arl…

    Scott Campbell, Morocco Brown Talk Scouting At Ruth’s Chris Arlington

    redskins.com Apr 1
    Two of the highest ranking personnel evaluators in the Washington Redskins organization shared a scout’s perspective with a crowd of fans Monday night at Ruth’s Chris in Arlington, Va. Director of Player Personnel Scott Campbell and Director of Pro Pers…
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  • Raiders, 49ers call LAPD about Jackson, but not Redskins

    Raiders, 49ers call LAPD about Jackson, but not Redskins

    In the old days, you could nail down a potential free agent player or coaches whereabouts by calling the agent or tracking the tail numbers on a private plane. These days, you have to call the cops. According to A.J. Perez of NJ.com, the Raiders and the…
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  • Report:  49ers, Browns aggressively pursuing Jackson

    Report: 49ers, Browns aggressively pursuing Jackson

    The mystery of the DeSean Jackson mystery teams apparently has been solved, without the intervention of Shaggy, Scooby-Doo, or any other meddling kids. According to NBC Washington, the 49ers and Browns are pursuing Jackson, who continues to visit with t…
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  • Sifting Through Sean Taylor Fan Art

    Sifting Through Sean Taylor Fan Art

    redskins.com Apr 1
    (Son of Washington) Today, April 1, 2014, would have been safety Sean Taylor’s 31st birthday. Many Redskins fans have tweeted us their tribute art from around the internet, so I thought I would collect it in one place. You can also visit our tribute pag…
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  • Sources: Jackson closing in on Redskins deal

    Sources: Jackson closing in on Redskins deal

    ESPN.com Apr 1
    The Washington Redskins and wide receiver DeSean Jackson appear to be moving closer to an agreement on a contract, sources told ESPN.
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  • Stephen Colbert in a Redskins jersey

    Stephen Colbert in a Redskins jersey

    If you managed not to follow last week’s Stephen Colbert controversy, bully for you. If you missed it, while attempting to poke fun at the Washington Redskins Original Americans Foundation, the Comedy Central satirist managed to offend large numbers of …
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  • Video - Can free agent wide receiver DeSean Jackson become a playmaker for the Washington Redskins? 03:22

    Can free agent wide receiver DeSean Jackson become a playmaker for the Washington Redskins?

    Apr 1
    Is former Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson a good fit for the Washington Redskins? The "NFL Total Access" crew debates.
  • Video - Jackson Continues Meeting With Redskins 01:52

    Jackson Continues Meeting With Redskins

    Apr 1
    Adam Schefter discusses the 49ers' interest level in DeSean Jackson if he doesn't sign with the Redskins.
  • Video - DeSean Jackson's Destination 00:34

    DeSean Jackson's Destination

    Apr 1
    After being released by the Eagles Friday amid speculation about his off-field demeanor, DeSean Jackson is now being pursued by several other NFL teams. OTL discusses DeSean Jackson's release and possible future in the NFL.
  • Video - DeSean Jackson Update 00:31

    DeSean Jackson Update

    Apr 1
    Adam Schefter breaks down the latest news on where WR DeSean Jackson may end up.

Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: Ten most significant quarterback moves this offseason

    Apr 1
    Despite a quarterback-laden 2014 NFL draft unfolding next month (Johnny, Blake or Teddy anyone?), it has been another typically active offseason on the league's ever-spinning quarterback carousel. By my count, 16 teams -- or half the league -- have expe…
  • The Tuesday Mailbag

    Apr 1
    Had a few things left in the notebook from the weekend visit to a New York City hospital to see Jim Kelly battle cancer of the face and jaw for the second time. But first, this bit of additional sobering news first reported by Tim Graham of the Buffalo …