Mr. Jackson goes to Washington
There won't be many offenses more fun for Fantasy owners than Washington's next season, thanks to the addition of DeSean Jackson.
DeSean Jackson has spent an entire career striking fear into the hearts of NFC East defensive coordinators, and he obviously didn't want to stop just because the Eagles released him last week under -- ahem -- questionable circumstances.
DeSean Jackson isn't playing for the Redskins. He's playing against the Eagles twice a year.— Will Brinson (@WillBrinson) April 2, 2014
Regardless of why he opted to sign so quickly with a team that went just 3-13 a year ago, this is a pretty great landing spot for him. Washington's offense wasn't their only or biggest problem last season, but they clearly needed more weapons in the passing game. Now they've got one of the league's most dangerous options in the vertical passing game.
This is a franchise that knows all too well what Jackson can do, as his five career receiving touchdowns against them are his highest total against any opponent. Redskins fans will be able to sleep without these kinds of images haunting them at night twice a year:
Redskins are mostly just happy this won't be happening to them anymore. (TheBigLead.com)
Washington will head into the season with a presumably healthy Robert Griffin III and a cache of weapons that already included Pierre Garcon and impressive rookie tight end Jordan Reed. This should be one of the most potent offenses in the league next season, and a potential gold mine for Fantasy purposes with five possible starters, including Alfred Morris
At the very least, after a trying season, RGIII is going to have a lot of fun tossing up deep balls in a newly retooled offense. That alone should be worth the price of admission on Jackson's three-year deal.
This, but to someone way faster. (gif.mocksession.com)
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