Three-time Pro Bowler (2009, 2010, 2013 seasons) The Sporting News All-Pro First Team (2009) Associated Press All-Pro Second Team (2009)
Three-time Pro Bowler (2009, 2010, 2013 seasons) The Sporting News All-Pro First Team (2009) Associated Press All-Pro Second Team (2009)
NFL debut: 9/7/08 (vs. STL)... First NFL start: 9/7/08 (vs. STL)... Redskins debut: 9/7/14 (at HOU)... 100th NFL game: 12/14/14 (at NYG)... First reception: 9/7/08 (vs. STL, 47 yards from Donovan McNabb)... First receiving TD: 9/28/08 (at CHI, 22 yards from Donovan McNabb)... First multireceiving TD game: 10/13/13 (at TB, 2)... First 100-yard receiving game: 19/7/08 (vs. STL, 106 yards)... First 150-yard receiving game: 12/13/09 (at NYG, 178 yards)... First 200-yard receiving game: 12/12/10 (at DAL, 210 yards)... First rushing attempt: 9/21/08 (vs. PIT, one yard)... First rushing touchdown: 11/9/08 (vs. NYG, nine yards)... First punt return: 9/7/08 (eight yards)... First punt return touchdown: 10/5/08 (68 yards)... First kick return: 9/21/08 (vs. PIT, 12 yards)
Selected by the Philadelphia Eagles in the second round (49th overall) of the 2008 NFL Draft... Designated Eagles’ franchise player on March 1, 2012... Re-signed with the Eagles on March 14, 2012... Released by the Eagles on March 28, 2014... Signed with the Washington Redskins on April 2, 2014.
One of the league’s most explosive playmakers... Three-time Pro Bowler in 2009, 2010 and 2013 who became the first player in NFL history to earn a Pro Bowl berth at two positions in 2009... In his first season in Washington in 2014, averaged 20.9 yards per reception on 56 catches, becoming the first member of the Redskins to finish a season as the NFL leader in yards per reception since Henry Ellard in 1996... Joined the Redskins as a free agent in the 2014 offseason after having previously appeared in 87 regular season games with 86 starts... In his first six seasons with Philadephia, amassed 356 receptions for 6,117 yards (17.2 avg.) with 32 receiving touchdowns and 57 rushing attempts for 373 yards (6.5 avg.) and three rushing touchdowns. Also returned 131 punts for 1,294 yards (9.9 avg.) with four touchdowns and added 29 yards on four kick returns in that span... Became one of only two players in NFL history to have recorded a rushing touchdown, receiving touchdown and punt return touchdown in each of his first three seasons, joining Dick Todd, who accomplished the feat with the Redskins from 1939-41.
Started all nine regular season games in which he played and one postseason game. Recorded 30 regular season receptions for 528 yards with four receiving touchdowns despite missing the majority of the first eight weeks of the season... Made 100th career start in season opener vs. MIA (9/13) but exited game early with a hamstring injury... Inactive in Weeks 2-7... Returned in Week 9 at NE (11/8), catching three passes for 15 yards... Caught two passes for 44 yards vs. NO (11/15)... Gained 87 yards on five receptions including a 56-yard touchdown at CAR (11/22)... Caught two receptions for 66 yards including a 63-yard touchdown in a win vs. NYG (11/29). Moved past Joey Galloway (22) into sole possession of fifth-most total touchdowns of 50 yards or more since the 1970 merger. Also tied Lance Alworth for fourth-most total touchdowns of 60 yards or more all-time... Gained 80 yards on six receptions vs. DAL (12/7), including a 28-yard touchdown in the final minute... Gained 43 yards on two receptions in a win at CHI (12/13)... Gained a season- high 153 receiving yards on six receptions including a 77-yard touchdown in a win vs. BUF (12/20). The touchdown was his 20th career total touchdown of 60 yards or longer, tying Pro Football Hall of Famer Bobby Mitchell for thirdmost in NFL history... Caught four passes for 40 yards in a division-clinching win at PHI (12/26)... Active but did not play at DAL (1/3)... Caught two passes for 17 yards in NFC Wild Card Round vs. GB (1/10).
Played in 15 games with 13 starts, leading the Redskins with 1,169 receiving yards on 56 receptions and a team-high six receiving touchdowns... Led NFL with 20.9 yards per catch, becoming the fourth player in team history to accomplish the feat (Henry Ellard in 1996, Jim Podoley in 1957 and Hugh Taylor in 1950)... Posted the ninth season in team history with at least 20.0 yards per reception, joining Hugh Taylor (1950, 1952, 1953), Charlie Brown (1982), Bill Anderson (1959), Bobby Mitchell (1963), Jim Podoley (1957) and Clint Didier (1986)... Became the fifth member of the Redskins to post 1,000 receiving yards in his first season in Washington (Bobby Mitchell in 1962, Henry Ellard in 1994, Laveranues Coles in 2003 and Santana Moss in 2005).. Became the first player in team history to post 1,100 receiving yards on fewer than 60 receptions and was the first NFL player to accomplish the feat since Vincent Jackson in 2011... Started in his Redskins debut at HOU (9/7), catching eight passes for 62 yards (7.8 avg.)... Started and caught one pass for 19 yards vs. JAX (9/14) before exiting with an injury... Started in his return to PHI (9/21) and posted a then-season-high 117 receiving yards on four receptions including an 81-yard bomb for a touchdown. The 100-yard receiving game was the 21st of his career and his first with the Redskins. Combined with Pierre Garçon to become the first two Redskins receivers to accumulate 100 receiving yards in the same game for the first time since Laveranues Coles (180) and Rod Gardner (118) accomplished the feat at Atlanta on Sept. 13, 2003... Caught one pass for nine yards vs. NYG (9/25)... Posted a season-high 157 receiving yards on five receptions with a 60-yard touchdown vs. SEA (10/6)... Started and caught three passes for 115 yards including a 64-yard touchdown at ARI (10/12). Was his 20th career total touchdown of 50 yards or more, passing teammate Santana Moss for sole possession of the 10th-most total touchdowns of 50-plus yards in the NFL since the 1970 merger, joining Jerry Rice, Randy Moss, Terrell Owens, Steve Smith, Joey Galloway, Ken Burrough, Devin Hester, Mel Gray and Stanley Morgan as the only players to score 20 total touchdowns of 50 yards or more since the merger. Became the first member of the Redskins to record three 50-plus-yard total touchdowns in a season since Santana Moss in 2008... Started vs. TEN (10/19), catching three passes for 49 yards (16.3 avg.) and drawing a fourth quarter pass interference call to set up Kai Forbath’s gamewinning 22-yard field goal... Caught six passes for a game-high 136 yards in an overtime win vs. DAL (10/27)... Started and recorded a game-high 120 receiving yards on four receptions and caught one receiving touchdown at MIN (11/2). Became the first member of the Redskins to record five 100- yard receiving games in the first nine games of a season since Pro Football Hall of Famer Bobby Mitchell in 1962. Recorded four 100-yard games in a five-game span for the first time in his career... Started and caught four passes for 35 yards and added a two-yard rush vs. TB (11/16)... Caught two passes for 39 yards at SF (11/23)... Started and recorded 84 yards and a touchdown on five receptions (16.8 avg.) at IND (11/30)... Inactive vs. STL (12/7)... Started and caught three passes for 15 yards and added a nine-yard rush at NYG (12/14)... Recorded four receptions for 126 yards (31.5 avg.) in a win vs. his former team vs. PHI (12/20). Broke 1,000 yards on the season, becoming the fifth member of the Redskins to post 1,000 receiving yards in his first season in Washington (Bobby Mitchell in 1962, Henry Ellard in 1994, Laveranues Coles in 2003 and Santana Moss in 2005). Registered his sixth 100-yard receiving game, the fourth time a Redskins receiver has done so since 1960 (Bobby Mitchell, 7 in 1962 and 6 in 1963; Art Monk, 6 in 1985)... Caught two passes for 86 yards with a touchdown in a start vs. DAL (12/28) and became the first player in team history to post 1,100 receiving yards on fewer than 60 receptions in a single season. Scored on a 69-yard touchdown reception from Robert Griffin III, his fourth of the season of 50 yards or more, the most by a member since Santana Moss in 2005. The touchdown of 50-plus yards was Jackson’s 21st of his career, tied with Ken Burrough and Devin Hester for the sixth-most total touchdowns of 50-plus yards in the NFL since the 1970 merger.
Earned Pro Bowl honors for the third time in his career after logging career highs in receptions (82), yards (1,332), touchdowns (9) and 100-yard games (five). Played in all 16 games, starting all 16 for the first time in his career... Ranked ninth in the NFL in both yardage and yards per catch (16.2)... Marked his third 1,000-yard season... His 82 catches were fourth-most in team history... Grabbed seven passes for 104 yards, including a 25-yard TD pass from Vick at WAS (9/9)... Snagged nine passes vs. SD (9/15) for 193 yards and a touchdown, tying Tommy McDonald (five) for the most 150+ yard receiving games in team history... Earned NFC Offensive Player of the Week honors with a seven-catch, 132-yard and one-touchdown performance at NYG (10/6)... Posted a career-high two TD receptions at TB (10/13), both from Nick Foles... Led team with 150 yards on five catches at OAK (11/3), including a 46-yard touchdown from Foles and a 59-yard grab to set up another touchdown... Grabbed a 55-yard touchdown pass from Foles at GB (11/10) after the ball deflected off the hands of two Packers defensive backs... Recorded a 19-yard touchdown reception from Foles vs. DET (12/8)... Recorded a career-high 10 catches for 195 yards and a touchdown at MIN (12/15).
Played in 11 games, starting all 11... Caught 45 passes for 700 yards with two touchdowns... Recorded seven receptions for 114 yards, including a 49-yarder vs. BAL (9/16)... Hauled in six passes for 99 yds. vs. NYG (9/30), including a 19-yard touchdown... Snared a 77-yard touchdown pass from Michael Vick at NO (11/5) as part of a 100-yard night.
Played in 15 games, starting all 15... Led the Eagles with 961 receiving yards and teamed with Jeremy Maclin and Brent Celek to become the first trio of Eagles to each post 800+ yards in team history... Posted 102 receiving yards on six catches at STL (9/11), including a six-yard touchdown from Vick... Racked up a season-high 171 yards on six catches vs. SF (10/2), including grabs of 61 and 45 yards from Vick... At NYG (11/20), set up a FG with a 32-yard catch from Vince Young, set up a touchdown with a 51-yard punt return, and set up the game-winning touchdown with a 10-yard catch and run from Young on 3rd-and-4... Hauled in a 34-yard touchdown pass from Vick at MIA (12/11)... 62-yard touchdown from Michael Vick vs. WAS (1/1) was his longest of the season, as he totaled four catches for 86 yards in the game.
Started all 14 games in which he appeared... Led the Eagles with 1,056 receiving yards and led the NFL with a 22.5 yards per catch average... Grabbed a 45-yard touchdown pass from Vick at DET (9/19) as part of a 135-yard receiving day. Also caught a 53-yard bomb from Vick to set up another touchdown... Racked up 153 receiving yards (five catches) at JAX (9/26), including a 61-yard catch and run for a touchdown from Vick... Scored on a 31-yard rush and a 34-yard reception in the first quarter vs. ATL (10/17). Became the first WR to post a rushing and receiving touchdown in each of his first three NFL seasons since Jerry Rice (1985-87)... Piled up 109 receiving yards (seven catches) vs. IND (11/7), including a nine-yard touchdown and a 58-yard grab from Vick... Snagged an 88-yard touchdown from Vick on first play at WAS (11/15), the longest opening play from scrimmage in team history... Broke a fourth quarter tie in consecutive games at DAL (12/12) and at NYG (12/19).
Played in 15 games, starting all 15... Averaged 52.8 yards per score in 2009, the highest in NFL history among players with at least 10 touchdowns in a season, breaking a record set by Chicago’s Harlon Hill (50.6 in 1956)... Led the NFL with a 15.2 punt return average, the fourth-highest single-season average in team history. Also returned two punts for touchdowns, tying Brian Westbrook for the most by an Eagle in a season... His 18.6 yards per catch average finished second in the NFL among players with 30+ receptions... Posted a then-career high in receiving yards (1,156), fourth-most in the NFC... His nine touchdowns and 1,156 receiving yards were the highest totals by an Eagle since Terrell Owens’ 14 touchdowns and 1,200 yards in 2004... Garnered five NFC honors in the regular season: NFC Special Teams POW at CAR (9/13) and at NYG (12/13), NFC Offensive POW at WAS (10/26) and NFC Special Teams POM in September and December... Had five 100-yard games in 2009... Garnered NFC Special Teams POM honors in December with a 14.4-yard punt return average and a 72-yard punt return for a touchdown at NYG (12/13)... Notched NFC Special Teams POM honors in Sept. with a 22.2 punt return average and an 85-yard punt return for a touchdown vs. CAR (9/13)... Earned NFC Special Teams POW honors at NYG (12/13) when he had a 72-yard punt return for a touchdown, his second of the season and the third of his career to set a new team record. Also had a 60-yard touchdown reception and posted a career-high 178 yards... Earned NFC Offensive POW honors at WAS (10/26) with a careerlong 67-yard rushing touchdown on the game’s opening drive. Also caught a 57-yard touchdown pass from Donovan McNabb, becoming the second player in team history to have a rushing and receiving touchdown of 50+ yards in the same game (Bosh Pritchard vs. WAS on 10/23/49)... Earned NFC Special Teams POW honors for his performance at CAR (9/13) when he broke an 85-yard punt return for a touchdown, the second of his career and the second-longest in team history (Vai Sikahema, 87 yards on 11/22/92 at NYG). His 106 punt return yards that day was the 3rd-highest total in franchise history behind Vai Sikahema (111) and Reno Mahe (108).
Played in all 16 games, starting 15... Led the team and finished second among all NFL rookie receivers in receptions (62) and receiving yards (912) in 2008... Scored touchdowns via rushing, receiving and punt return in 2008, becoming the 12th player in Eagles history to achieve that feat and the first since RB Brian Westbrook in 2003... Started in his NFL debut vs. STL (9/7) and recorded six catches for 106 yards - the second-highest total in team history for a rookie... Eclipsed the 100-yard receiving mark in each of his first two games (9/7 vs. STL., 9/15 at DAL), making him only the second player in NFL history to start a career with two consecutive 100-yard games (Eagles WR Don Looney, 1940)... Snagged his first-career touchdown, a 22-yarder from Donovan McNabb, to go along with five receptions for 71 yards at CHI (9/28)... Scored his first-career punt return touchdown on a 68-yard return in the first quarter vs. WAS (10/5)... Scored his firstcareer rushing touchdown on a nine-yard direct snap vs. NYG (11/9)... Recorded a 21.8-yard average on five punt returns, including returns of 62 and 30 yards in a playoff win in the NFC Wild Card Round at MIN (1/4). His 109 punt return yards were the most ever in an Eagles postseason game and his 62-yard return was the second-longest in Eagles postseason history... Scored his first-career postseason touchdown on a 62-yard pass from Donovan McNabb in the NFC Championship game at ARI (1/18).
Played collegiately at California from 2005-07, appearing in 36 games with 34 starts... Recorded 162 career receptions for 2,423 yards (15.0 avg.) with 22 receiving touchdowns and added 24 rushing attempts for 199 yards (8.3 avg.) and one rushing touchdown. Also returned 38 career punts for 633 yards (16.7 avg.) with six touchdowns... As a junior in 2007, caught 65 passes for 762 yards (11.7 avg) and six touchdowns en route to first-team AFCA All-American honors. Added All-Pac-10 Conference second-team honors as a receiver and punt returner, gaining 132 yards and a TD on 11 carries (12.0 avg) and returning 12 punts for 129 yards (10.8 avg)... Captured the inaugural Randy Moss Award as the top return man in the nation and earned consensus All-American honors as a returner in 2006, leading the NCAA with an 18.2-yard average and school and league season-records with four touchdowns on 25 punt returns for a school-record 455 yards... Was named first-team All-Pac 10 Conference as a receiver and punt returner after starting all 13 games at receiver, hauling in 59 passes for a careerhigh 1,060 yards (18.0 avg) and nine touchdowns... As a true freshman in 2005, started 10 of 11 games at receiver, finishing with 38 catches for 601 yards (15.8 avg) and seven TDs
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