Jackson wants to re-sign with the Redskins, but also admitted that he'll take the best offer he receives as a free agent this offseason, ESPN's John Keim reports. Jackson is coming off his second 1,000-yard season since arriving in Washington in 2014, which figures to make him a hot commodity on the free agent market this offseason. Despite his stated desire to remain with the Redskins, Jackson is expected to have attractive offers elsewhere, which should complicate his decision-making process. Not only that, but Washington is also tasked with fellow wideout Pierre Garcon and quarterback Kirk Cousins being free agents, making their cap situation less flexible than some of Jackson's potential suitors. As a result, the 30-year-old's future employer is far from certain, which leaves his 2017 fantasy outlook in need of valuable context before it can be shaped.
Jackson (jaw) caught just two of five targets for 34 yards in Sunday's 19-10 loss to the Giants. Jackson left last week's game against Chicago with a jaw injury, but was able to suit up Sunday, although he failed to make any big plays. He had been producing at high level recently, with 100 yards receiving in four of his previous five games. Washington missed the postseason in Sunday's loss, but Jackson finished with 1,005 receiving yards to record the fifth 1,000-yard campaign of his career.
Jackson (jaw) logged a full practice Wednesday, Mike Jones of the Washington Post reports. If his listing is any indication, Jackson didn't display any ill-effects of the jaw injury suffered during Saturday's win in Chicago, a contest in which he reached 100 yards receiving for the fourth time in five games. He's a decent bet to keep up the pace this Sunday against the Giants' 22nd-ranked pass defense.
Coach Jay Gruden noted Monday that Jackson is day-to-day with a jaw injury. Jackson's status for Sunday's game against the Giants will need to be monitored, though the day-to-day classification would seem to imply that the wideout's jaw injury is not a major one, thus giving Jackson a chance of suiting up in Week 17.
Jackson (jaw) recorded five receptions for 114 yards in Saturday's win over the Bears. Jackson had a monster first half before injuring his jaw, forcing him out of the contest. A 21-yard reception in the Bears' territory set up Washington's first score of the day. He then made an explosive 57-yard catch and run in the second quarter, leading to Washington's second touchdown of the day. The severity of his jaw injury remains unknown, but more updates will be provided later in the week as the team preps for the season-finale matchup with the Giants.
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