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Raiders Land DeSean Jackson

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DeSean Jackson is going to the Raiders, the receiver tells USA Today’s Josina Anderson via text. A deep threat that’ll help alleviate the absence of Henry Ruggs.

He’s not the answer, no, however he’ll help.

So in summary, DeSean Jackson is leaving the 7-1 Rams to sign with a 5-3 Raiders team. Both teams are winning in their own respects, although it’s hard to argue that Jackson’s departure to Vegas was about winning — probably a move to secure a more prominent role in the offense.

If he wanted that he shouldn’t have been 34-years-old.

Regardless of his questionable departure, Jackson arrives to Vegas with eight receptions on the year for 221 yards. A season-long catch of 75 yards, which is what Derek Carr and the Raiders are looking for — a vertical threat. He can still do that. Welcome to Vegas, DeSean Jackson.

 

Written by Gary Sheffield, Jr

Gary Sheffield Jr is the son of should-be MLB Hall of Famer, Gary Sheffield. He covers basketball and baseball for OutKick.com, chats with the Purple and Gold faithful on LakersNation, and shitposts on Twitter. You can follow him at GarySheffieldJr

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