DeSean Jackson Returning to Eagles After Buccaneers Agree Trade

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Some teams expect Jackson to be released by Tampa Bay.

The Philadelphia Eagles have reportedly agreed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on a trade sending the speedy wide receiver back where his career began.

In addition to Jackson, the Eagles get a seventh-round draft pick in 2020, while a 2019 sixth-round pick heads to the Buccaneers, a source told Mortensen.

As for Jackson, he'll enter his tenure with the Eagles with a career total of 239 tackles and 32 sack to his name. Peters was originally set to make $7.75 million in 2019, but the two sides came to a new agreement today, one that is worth a maximum of $10 million with $5.5 million guaranteed. He played just 79 percent of the offensive snaps last season and missed more than half the 2017 season, including the entire postseason, after wrecking a knee.

He was voted to three Pro Bowls during his six-year tenure with the Eagles.

The team would not confirm the contract, which can be signed before the official start of free agency on Wednesday because Jackson was released by the Jaguars as a cap casualty.

Jackson asked to be traded last October, presumably to Philadelphia.

Jackson was cut unceremoniously by former Eagles coach Chip Kelly following a 2013 season in which he caught 82 passes for 1,332 yards and nine touchdowns.

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