DeSean Jackson Returning to Eagles After Buccaneers Agree Trade

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As for Jackson, he'll enter his tenure with the Eagles with a career total of 239 tackles and 32 sack to his name.

The team announced his new contract on Monday afternoon, and his agent revealed that it would be worth up to $10 million, with $5.5 million guaranteed, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport.

It's been five years since Jackson left the Philadelphia Eagles for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Philadelphia drafted Jackson in the second round in 2008. The stunning release came the same day as a report by NJ.com detailing Jackson's ties to gang members in Los Angeles.

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Jackson got off to a hot start in which he had 17 catches for 424 yards and three touchdowns in the first four games, all started by backup quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick. 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. He also had four punt returns for scores during his time in Philadelphia.

Now that Jackson is officially part of the mix, all eyes will be on the 29-year-old defender to see how much of an impact he can make on defense to put the Eagles in the best position possible to compete.

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Although Jackson didn't play as well in 2018 as he did in the previous three seasons, he's still a solid presence in the middle of the defensive line and a good addition to the Eagles.

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