Redskins fans couldn’t help but envision a high-octane offense week after week when the team signed dynamic wide receiver
And even though those thoughts aren’t going away anytime soon, both Jackson and quarterback
“Me and DeSean, I think our chemistry is there,” Griffin III said. “One practice doesn’t tell you anything about chemistry. I know you guys don’t get to see us that often, but it was our first day back, we don’t use that as an excuse. But he knows if I miss him one time I'm going to get him the next and if he misses something then he'll make that play for me.”
Jackson said he’s looking forward to getting the opportunity to work with Griffin III in an actual game setting.
“It’s still early, but so far so good,” he said of his relationship with the quarterback. “We have a couple weeks before preseason games start, so we are going to keep working hard.”
The Redskins signed the 27-year-old Jackson April 2, adding an elite deep threat to an already-talented wide receiver corps that included
The seventh-year pro said he really didn’t experience any butterflies heading into his first training camp practice as a member of the Redskins.
“I feel like I’ve got a pretty good head on my shoulders for how I have to come in and work,” he said. “There’s going to be times where things don’t go our way and where we mess up and go through strengths and go through weaknesses but we will figure it out together. This is a team game”
With the ability to blow the lid off any opposing team’s defense, Griffin III and Jackson both acknowledge their chemistry on the field can be key to making the difference between a win or a loss.
Griffin III said the chemistry is already there with Jackson, so once the timing is perfected – look out.
“That chemistry's there,” Griffin III said. “He's a dynamic football player and we look forward to him making dynamic plays.”