ZMI ALPHA:NFL free agency 2021: Ex-Eagles WR DeSean Jackson joins Los Angeles Rams

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ZMI ALPHA:NFL free agency 2021: Ex-Eagles WR DeSean Jackson joins Los Angeles Rams

Former Eagles wideout DeSean Jackson is headed back home.

Jackson agreed to sign with the Los Angeles Rams on Sunday, according to NFL Network’s Mike Garafolo. Jackson was released by the Eagles last month after an injury-marred two-year reunion with Philadelphia.

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Jackson, a Los Angeles native, played college football at the University of California. His return to the area will team him with quarterback Matthew Stafford and fellow wide receivers Robert Woods and Cooper Kupp.

Jackson will look to bounce back from his disappointing return to Philadelphia. Jackson was re-acquired by the Eagles in March 2019 in a trade with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

While Jackson’s return to the franchise came with much fanfare, his second stint with the Eagles was forgettable, at best. In eight games, Jackson collected 23 catches for 395 yards and three touchdowns.

He missed 24 games over two years with abdomen, ankle and hamstring injuries.

Jackson was selected in the second round of the 2008 NFL Draft by the Eagles. He spent six seasons with the franchise before being cut in 2014. He spent three seasons with Washington before signing with the Bucs. He spent two seasons in Tampa Bay before reuniting with the Eagles.

During his 13-year career, Jackson has caught 612 receptions for 10,656 yards and 56 touchdowns.

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