Washington Redskins DeSean Jackson practiced for the first time in almost a week. He hurt his ankle last wednesday, but after working with the team in drills on Monday, he felt as if he would be ready to go for the Redskins game against the Cleveland Browns on Monday.
“I felt good, man. Had a little sore, bruised ankle for the last couple days. So to be back in the midst of things, felt good,” Jackson said, via The Washington Post.
Mike Jones revisits the injury:
Washington’s biggest offensive free agent acquisition of the spring, and the starting wideout opposite Pierre Garcon, Jackson suffered his injury during the Aug. 6 walk-through against the New England Patriots. While jogging out a pass route, Jackson made a cut, but had his ankle stepped on by a defender. He came up hobbling and received treatment in the trainers tent, and didn’t practice the rest of the day.
Jackson has yet to make his Redskins debut. Expectations for Jackson couldn’t be higher, as he enters his seventh year in the league. The wide receiver caught a career-high 1,332 yards on 82 receptions. He matched his career-high of nine touchdowns as well. After getting released by the Eagles and now suffering this setback, he seems as excited for his return as the fans.
“I feel where we’re at now, we’re pretty ready to go into the season and do some great things,” Jackson said.
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