February 21, 2024

ABOVE PHOTO:  DeSean Jackson  (AP Photograph/Matt Rourke )

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PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) — Broad receiver DeSean Jackson, who electrified the soccer area throughout two stints in Philadelphia, will retire as an Eagle on Friday.

He’ll then be acknowledged as an honorary captain forward of the Eagles sport at Lincoln Monetary Discipline on Sunday.

Jackson, a second-round decide within the 2008 draft, spent eight of his 15 seasons in Philadelphia the place he garnered Professional Bowl nods in 2009, 2010 and 2013.

The Eagles famous that, in 95 profession video games with the Birds, Jackson ranks third all-time in receiving yards (6,512), sixth in receptions (379), and ninth in receiving touchdowns (35).

As a punt returner, he completed second in punt returns (132), third in punt return yards (1,296), and is the group’s all-time chief in punt return touchdowns (tied Darren Sproles with 4).

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