Jackson (ankle) has been ruled out for Sunday's game versus Washington. In his return from injured reserve in last week's loss to Dallas, Jackson turned his only target into an 81-yard touchdown. Though he wasn't known to have suffered a setback with his ankle in that contest, he was unable to practice for three straight days before being ruled out Week 17. With little on the line for Philadelphia in the season finale, Jackson may just getting some extra maintenance coming off an injury-plagued campaign. He made just five appearances in 2020, finishing with 14 receptions for 236 yards and one touchdown.
Jackson (ankle) didn't participate in Thursday's practice. Jackson was sidelined for a second straight practice, but it's unclear if his back-to-back absences are indicative of a setback with his ankle, or if the Eagles are merely just giving some extra maintenance to a veteran player who returned from a six-game absence over the weekend. The speedy wideout played only 20 offensive snaps in the Eagles' loss to the Cowboys, but he provided his team's biggest play of the day, reeling in a pass from Jalen Hurts for an 81-yard touchdown. If Jackson gains clearance for Sunday's season finale versus Washington, expect him to be on another "pitch count" with regard to his workload.
Jackson (ankle) was a non-participant at practice Wednesday. Prior to his return to action Sunday, when he hauled in his sole target for an 81-yard touchdown in a loss to Dallas, Jackson missed the previous six games due to a non-displaced fracture in his right ankle. As a result, the ankle issue next to his name on Wednesday's injury report likely is one and the same. The Eagles may just be giving Jackson the day off, but his status as the week goes on bears watching to get a sense of the breakdown of the team's receiving corps Week 17 against Washington.
Jackson caught his only target for an 81-yard touchdown in Sunday's 37-17 loss to the Cowboys. The veteran speedster has made a habit of punishing Dallas on deep routes throughout his career, and after missing seven straight games, Jackson seemed poised to make up for lost time when he hauled in a 50-yard heave from Jalen Hurts late in the first quarter and then strutted the rest of the way into the end zone. That proved to be the only target he saw, however, as the Cowboys' secondary found a way to shut him down. The TD was Jackson's first of the season, and he'll look for another in Week 17 as Philly tries to play spoiler against a Washington team that needs to win to lock up the NFC East title.
Jackson (ankle), who was activated from injured reserve Saturday, is in uniform as expected for Sunday's game against the Cowboys, Dave Zangano of NBC Sports Philadelphia reports. The speedy veteran last saw game action Week 7, so whether he'll be on a snap limit remains to be seen. However, Jackson will certainly serve as a second deep threat alongside Jalen Reagor for rookie quarterback Jalen Hurts versus the Cowboys' suspect defense.
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