DeSean Jackson Traded from Buccaneers, Headed Back to Philly

DeSean Jackson Traded from Buccaneers, Headed Back to Philly

DeSean Jackson Traded from Buccaneers, Headed Back to Philly

Jackson is then expected to rework his contract into a three-year, $27 million deal, according to ESPN's Tim McManus.

According to ESPN, which cited unidentified sources, the Buccaneers have been actively shopping the wide receiver for a potential trade and Philadelphia would be the preferred destination for Jackson.

Reports indicate the Bucs will get back a 2019 6th round pick and the Eagles will get the Bucs' 2019 7th round pick in the deal.

Jackson is one of the best deep-threats in the NFL. He was unceremoniously cut by coach Chip Kelly in March 2014 following a career year in which Jackson posted 1,332 receiving yards and nine touchdowns.

At 32, Jackson is coming off a season in which he caught 41 passes for 774 yards and four touchdowns.

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have traded De Sean Jackson to the Philadelphia Eagles NFL Network's Mike Garafolo reports
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have traded De Sean Jackson to the Philadelphia Eagles NFL Network's Mike Garafolo reports

More details to come.

Mortensen also reports that Jackson will receive $13 million in guaranteed money due to the restructure of his contract.

Jackson went on to sign with Washington before moving on to Tampa Bay in 2017. He made the Pro Bowl three times as a member of the Eagles. The Eagles have a decision to make on Agholor, who has a base salary of $9.387 million this season.

While Tampa is seeking compensation in return for Jackson the week of free agency, this is usually a precursor to a player being released, and this looks like the likely conclusion of the Jackson saga as well.

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