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WR DeSean Jackson - Tampa Bay Buccaneers

5-9, 169Born: 12-1-1986College: CaliforniaDrafted: Round 2

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Week 3: at Minnesota Vikings

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FBG says: Neutral matchup. The Buccaneers quickly established Jameis Winston to Mike Evans connection as Evans had 7 receptions for 93 yards and a touchdown in the season opener. Winston threw the ball just 30 times in this game, but it was largely due to game script as the Buccaneers got off to a quick lead and there was no need to continue to throw the ball in this game. Outside of Evans, no receiver stood out as the only receiver with more than three targets was DeSean Jackson who had seven targets but was just able to catch three of those for 39 yards. On the season, the Vikings secondary which had high expectations coming into this season has not played up to their 2016 standards as in 2016 they were the third best pass defense allowing just 208 yards per game and this season they are the 25th pass defense allowing 259 yards passing per game. The biggest difference has been Xavier Rhodes not being 100% healthy along with Trae Waynes really struggling in coverage so far this season. The one bright spot for the Vikings has been Harrison Smith who has been one of the best coverage safeties so far this season and was a big factor why Antonio Brown was held to just 5 receptions for 62 yards. This could be a big opportunity for DeSean Jackson this week as Smith will likely stay to help protect Mike Evans side of the football.

Recent Stats and Projections

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2 vs CHI 36 0 0 0 7 3 39 0 0 3.9
3 at MIN PROJ-Dodds * 0 * * 4 * * * *
3 at MIN PROJ-Tremblay * 0 * * 4 * * * *
3 at MIN PROJ-Bloom * 0 * * 4 * * * *

Recent Game Summaries

2017 Week 2 vs CHI (7 / 3 / 39 / 0 rec)

Jackson nearly had a beautiful diving catch over the front pylon on a long pass from Winston in the 1st quarter, but he couldn't get both feet down inbounds while securing the ball. Jackson caught his next target for a short gain, and hobbled to the sidelines holding his left side. He trotted out a couple plays later and seemed fine, though. Jackson was targeted in the end zone again in the 2nd quarter on a deep post route, but Winston overthrew him badly. D-Jax got loose again on a deep seam in the 3rd quarter, but he got turned around while locating the ball and couldn't haul it in. Winston is definitely looking for a big play with Jackson, they just aren't quite on the same page yet. Jackson drew 7 targets, 2nd on the team to Mike Evans. He secured 3 of them for 39 yards.

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Latest News

Buccaneers | DeSean Jackson finishes with 39 yards (Sun Sep 17, 05:12 PM) - Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR DeSean Jackson caught three passes for 39 yards against the Chicago Bears in Week 2.

Our View: Jackson wasn't a big play, but in weeks when the Bucs throw more than 30 times to keep up with a better opposing offense, he'll have a high ceiling. Next week he faces the Vikings, who allowed a nice day to deep threat Martavis Bryant today.
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Schedule

3@ Minnesota Vikings
4vs New York Giants
5vs New England Patriots
6@ Arizona Cardinals
7@ Buffalo Bills
8vs Carolina Panthers
9@ New Orleans Saints
10vs New York Jets
11@ Miami Dolphins
12@ Atlanta Falcons
13@ Green Bay Packers
14vs Detroit Lions
15vs Atlanta Falcons
16@ Carolina Panthers
17vs New Orleans Saints