Wide receiver DeSean Jackson is officially retiring from the NFL, according to a statement released by the Philadelphia Eagles on Wednesday.
DeSean Jackson, who turns 37 on Friday, had a remarkable 15-year NFL career as a wide receiver, with eight seasons spent with the Eagles accounting for most of his accomplishments.
The Eagles have announced that Jackson would retire as an Eagle on Friday, according to an NBC story. He will also receive recognition on Sunday in Philadelphia during the team’s game against the San Francisco 49ers as the team’s honorary captain.
DeSean Jackson’s projected net worth as of 2023 is $40 million. This sum includes the money he made from investments, multiple endorsements, and his long NFL career. Over the course of his 15-year NFL career, Jackson has earned over $91 million in compensation.
DeSean Jackson was born on December 1, 1986. Currently, he is 36 years old.
American football wide receiver DeSean Jackson is well-known for his 15-season NFL career. He is regarded as one of the league’s most explosive receivers ever and is highly regarded for his quickness, agility, and deep-threat ability.
After being selected in the second round of the 2008 NFL Draft by the Philadelphia Eagles, Jackson became well-known very quickly and was selected to the Pro Bowl in his first season. Highlight-reel catches abounded during his time with the Eagles, most notably a 91-yard touchdown reception against the Dallas Cowboys in 2009.
Jackson played for two seasons with the Washington Commanders after being traded to them in 2014; he then joined the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 2017. 2020 saw the culmination of his time with the Buccaneers as he took home his first Super Bowl ring.
Jackson got a contract with the Baltimore Ravens in 2022 after spending a brief time with the Las Vegas Raiders in 2021.
Apart from his outstanding physical prowess, he demonstrated enormous productivity as a receiver, amassing more than 13,000 receiving yards and scoring 58 receiving touchdowns in the course of his distinguished career.