VIDEO: Desean Jackson Shows Out At Eagles Training Camp
The Philadelphia Eagles are back on the field at Training Camp and two of the biggest names at Training Camp are already going head to head. Three-time Pro Bowl selection Desean Jackson has been training hard this offseason in his return from a core injury that derailed his 2019 season.
At Eagles camp, the man known as DJax went one-on-one with another Three-time Pro Bowl selection and new Eagles Number One Cornerback Darius Slay. Thanks to former NFL Wide Receiver Chad Johnson, we get to see Jackson beat Slay at practice:
This is not the first time in recent weeks that Desean Jackson has showcased his speed; On his Instagram, Jackson showcased his speed at 33 years old against some younger athletes who thought they had a chance against him:
Jackson dedication to training this offseason will be key to his return to the field this season as the Eagles will be relying on him to be a major catalyst on offense they were missing last year. If "a picture is worth a thousand words" then it looks like DJax has come a long way from the young man who weighed in at 169 Pounds at the NFL Draft Combine ahead of the 2008 NFL Draft:
Entering the 2020 NFL season, Desean Jackson is 42nd in NFL History in total Receiving Yards along with Ninth in Eagles Franchise History in Receiving Touchdowns.