Redskins may not be willing to break the bank for Jackson
Washington will host Jackson on Monday evening and Tuesday, according to multiple sources. Two people classified the Redskins as "all in" in their pursuit of Jackson. But they acknowledged that it remains unclear if Washington will be able to meet Jackson’s contract demands. Another person familiar with the team’s deliberations said that the team will only sign Jackson "if he’ll come on the cheap." The Redskins have roughly $6.8 million in cap space while two other teams interested in Jackson’s services — the Raiders and the Bills — both have roughly $14 million in cap space.
Need to Know: DeSean Jackson’s five biggest plays vs. the Redskins | Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
Here is what you need to know on this Monday, March 31, seven days before the Redskins start their offseason workouts. Nickel coverage We don’t know if DeSean Jackson is going to play for the Redskins but we do know that he’s not going to be playing for Eagles.
Washington Redskins Should Take Their Best Shot At DeSean Jackson " CBS DC
The question is whether Jackson would be willing to accept a back-loaded contract for the chance to show up Kelly and the Eagles twice a year. Oakland won’t play Philadelphia until 2017. Buffalo and the New York Jets, who are apparently also interested in Jackson, meet the Eagles in 2015 and then not again until 2019. The Raiders and Bills also haven’t made the playoffs during Jackson’s career.
Coaches counting on Hall for leadership; 11th-year vet says he’s up to the task
"That was very important," Gruden said this week when asked about re-signing Hall. "DeAngelo’s one of those guys, he can move around and play the best receiver and at least you have a fighting chance. If you want to play some man-to-man, at least you have someone you feel good about. So he’s a Redskin. I think he likes the D.C. area. He likes the Redskin family. He’s a very loyal guy, obviously. He’s excited to get back. We’re happy to have DeAngelo. I had a chance to talk to him before we signed him and he’s changed a lot from his rookie year to now. He’s a veteran leader, player. We’re excited to have him and work with him."
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As owner Woody Johnson told the world this past Sunday, the New York Jets have interest in wide receiver DeSean Jackson, who was released Friday by th
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DeAngelo Hall thinks the Washington Redskins would welcome DeSean Jackson, claiming that he would even be willing to take the former Philadelphia Eagles receiver under his wing.
Can the Redskins afford to sign DeSean Jackson? | Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
Can the Redskins afford to sign DeSean Jackson? It’s a simple question with a complex answer. The short answer is yes. Despite the fact that they have about $7 million in cap room left for the 2014 season, they could construct a contract that would meet Jackson’s contract demands, which li...