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Report: DeSean Jackson to visit with Redskins on Monday

By John Breech | CBSSports.com

The DeSean Jackson free agency tour will start in Washington. (USATSI)
The DeSean Jackson free agency tour will start in Washington. (USATSI)

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It looks like the DeSean Jackson sweepstakes will start in Washington. Jackson, who was cut by the Eagles on Friday, is expected to visit with the Redskins on Monday, according to NBC Washington and confirmed by multiple reports.

The Redskins are one of at least nine teams believed to be interested in the free agent wide receiver. The Raiders, Jets, Chiefs and Bills have also expressed interest in Jackson.

Jets owner Woody Johnson and quarterback Michael Vick have both gone on the record saying they'd welcome Jackson to New York.

The Raiders also seem to be a logical landing spot for Jackson. According to NFL.com, there's mutual interest between the two parties, so much so that the Raiders have been doing background research on Jackson for over a week now.

During an interview with KGMZ-FM in the Bay Area on Friday, Raiders cornerback Charles Woodson said he'd love to see his team add Jackson, "Bring him in, I think he would look good in the silver and black," Woodson said, via ESPN.com.

The 49ers, Seahawks and Patriots are teams that were linked to Jackson through trade talks before he was released, but none of those three teams has been directly linked to him since he was cut on Friday.

Even though other teams are interested, they may not get a chance to talk to Jackson if Redskins owner Daniel Snyder makes him an offer he can't refuse. If the Redskins are to make a big offer, they'll have to get creative with the 2014 cap hit. As of Friday, Washington only had about $7 million in cap room.

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