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Raiders WR DeSean Jackson (calf) is active for today’s game vs. Washington. He’s coming off a 3-102-1 line on Thanksgiving but still played just 48% of the snaps in that one. D-Jax is tough to trust in fantasy lineups until his playing time grows.

Raiders WR DeSean Jackson (calf) is questionable for this weekend’s game vs. Washington. He got in limited practices on Wednesday and Friday. Jackson’s role expanded on Thanksgiving, but he’s still only in play in DFS tournaments.

WR DeSean Jackson is signing with the Raiders, he tells insider Josina Anderson. D-Jax is a natural field-stretching replacement for WR Henry Ruggs. Ruggs averaged just 5.1 targets per game this season -- a number we doubt Jackson even gets to. He's unlikely to be a fantasy option but could be a boon to QB Derek Carr's production.

The Rams waived WR DeSean Jackson after failing to trade him ahead of Tuesday's deadline. Jackson caught just 8 balls across 7 outings with the Rams but proved he still has juice, averaging 27.6 yards per catch. We'll see where he lands next, but he's more likely to be a boon to his new QB than a standalone fantasy asset.

The Rams have given WR DeSean Jackson permission to seek a trade, HC Sean McVay said Friday. D-Jax won't play vs. the Texans this weekend. He totaled just 15 targets through 7 weeks, so there's no tangible fantasy impact here. We'll see if Jackson lands elsewhere.

Rams WR DeSean Jackson has had a "fantastic" camp, insider Cameron DaSilva writes. "Seemingly every day he’s making catches deep down the field for touchdowns, proving he still has that top-end speed and can threaten defenses," DaSilva adds. "Expect him to play a big role on offense this season, assuming he’s able to stay healthy." That last part is key. Jackson has enjoyed a healthy offseason so far. As long as that continues, he could be a sneaky fantasy option in what should be a strong Rams passing attack.

NFL Network's Mike Garafolo reports that WR DeSean Jackson is joining the Rams. The 35-year-old wideout appeared in just 8 games over 2 seasons back with the Eagles -- and missed 4 games in his final Tampa season the year before. When on the field, though, Jackson has remained a speedy deep threat. His arrival would hurt Van Jefferson's chances of claiming a top-3 spot on the Rams' WR depth chart. It would add upside to QB Matthew Stafford's fantasy profile, though.

WR DeSean Jackson has been released by the Eagles, according to DeSean Jackson on Instagram. The move saves Philly almost $5 million against the cap and was a no-brainer move for a team in rebuilding mode. Jackson is 34 and managed to hit the field for just 8 games over the past 2 seasons. He's proven to still have gas in the tank when he has been healthy, averaging 17.2 yards per catch in those 8 games. We'll see how much interest he garners on the open market and where he eventually lands.

Eagles WR DeSean Jackson (ankle) is out for Sunday night’s game vs. Washington. He popped for a long TD in last week’s win over the Cowboys but is hurt again. Jalen Reagor, Greg Ward, Alshon Jeffery and Travis Fulgham will be Philly’s top 4 WRs in the finale.

Eagles WR DeSean Jackson (ankle) has been activated from IR, putting him on track to return for Sunday's game against the Cowboys. He couldn't be trusted in fantasy lineups in his 1st action since Week 7, but Jackson's presence can't hurt QB Jalen Hurts' outlook.

Eagles WR DeSean Jackson (ankle) has been designated to return from IR. He's eligible to return to practice this week and play against the Cowboys on Sunday, although it's unclear if he'll be ready. Jackson, sidelined since Week 7, couldn't be trusted in fantasy lineups this weekend. Maybe he'll be a DFS tournament flier in Week 17.

NFL Network's Mike Garafolo reports that Eagles WR DeSean Jackson suffered a non-displaced fracture to his right ankle in Thursday night's loss to the Giants -- a "similar injury" to that suffered by teammate Dallas Goedert. Jackson's expected to miss 6-8 weeks. Garafolo reports that he's "highly motivated to get back this year and next." With just 9 weeks remaining in the fantasy football regular season for most leagues, though, you can drop Jackson. The injury extends the window for WR Travis Fulgham to maintain his role. We'll see about the upcoming returns of other Eagles pass-catchers.

The Eagles believe WR DeSean Jackson suffered a high-ankle sprain in Thursday night's win over the Giants, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. D-Jax is getting an MRI on Friday to confirm. He figures to miss multiple weeks with this latest injury and is droppable in fantasy leagues.

Update: Jackson has been placed on IR, so he'll miss at least the next 3 games.

Eagles WR DeSean Jackson left in the 4th quarter of Thursday night's game against the Giants with an injury to his right leg. Jackson's leg got stuck underneath him and twisted on a late hit during a punt return. We'll see about the severity of the injury, but Jackson left the field with the help of 2 trainers while putting no weight on his right foot.

Eagles WR DeSean Jackson (hamstring) isn't listed on the final Week 7 injury report after putting in a full practice on Wednesday. He'll return for Thursday night's game against the Giants after missing the past 3 weeks. Ideally you can wait to see D-Jax make it through a game healthy before throwing him back into fantasy lineups. But he has big-play upside whenever he's out there, so he's a fine Week 7 flier.

ESPN's Adam Schefter reports that the Eagles expect to get WR DeSean Jackson back for Thursday night's game against the Giants. Jackson is out for today's game against the Ravens, which will be his 3rd straight contest lost to a hamstring injury. We'll watch practice reports on Jackson heading into Week 7, but he should be in fantasy consideration for that matchup. The return of any deep threat can only help the fantasy outlook for QB Carson Wentz.

Eagles WRs DeSean Jackson (hamstring) and Alshon Jeffery (foot) are out for Sunday’s game against the Ravens. Both guys were limited in practice all week and seem close to returning. Their absences this week keep WR Travis Fulgham in play, although it’s a tough spot for Philly’s offense.

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