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DeSean Jackson will play today

On Friday, Eagles coach Andy Reid said that receiver DeSean Jackson will play three weeks after suffering a severe concussion, barring a setback.

There have been no setbacks.

Per a league source, Jackson will play today when the Eagles host the Colts at 4:15 p.m. ET.

Jackson will be playing with a new helmet, aimed at better protecting him against concussions.  He also could be getting a new contract.

It remains to be seen whether Jackson will return punts on Sunday.  Reid said Friday that Jackson has been practicing in that capacity.

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5 Responses to “DeSean Jackson will play today”
  1. ICDogg says: Nov 7, 2010 10:53 AM

    The kid who has been returning punts, Joique Bell, has been doing a reasonably good job at it, and Bell will also be returning kickoffs. I can see DJax returning a punt depending on the situation, but he probably won’t in most cases.

  2. ICDogg says: Nov 7, 2010 11:06 AM

    Oops… not Joique Bell, it’s Jorrick Calvin.

  3. Try.TheVeal says: Nov 7, 2010 11:13 AM

    I’m an Eagles fan, and if the secondary plays like they did 2 weeks ago against Kerry Collins, there won’t be any punts to return against Manning….

  4. n0hopeleft says: Nov 7, 2010 11:51 AM

    Who cares – the Eagles suck.

  5. Try.TheVeal says: Nov 7, 2010 12:27 PM

    Who cares-the Eagles suck
    So says the G-hens fan whose team hasn’t beaten the Eagles since Nov.9 2008 and who’s team gave up 85 points to the Eagles in two games last year…..Way to smart up the place, idiot….

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