DeSean Jackson nets $16 million guaranteed at Redskins

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News that DeSean Jackson was heading to the Washington Redskins broke late last night.

And after being kicked from the Philadelphia Eagles roster last week, details of his new deal have now emerged.

The wide receiver has reportedly got himself a three-year contract with their NFC East rivals.

According to ESPN's Adam Schefter, the deal is worth $24 million with $16 million guaranteed.

Rumors first started circulating that the Redskins had an interest in the 2013 Pro-Bowler last week, and when he arrived in northern Virginia late Monday the deal seemed to be a near certainty.

Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III had been one of the people urging Jackson to link up with the Washington team, and he was clearly happy with the news:

"Looks like we won that fight from earlier ha ha @AndreRoberts @PierreGarcon & others have a new member of the family," RGIII tweeted.

Jackson arrives in Washington on the back of a very productive season - making 82 catches for 1,332 yards and nine touchdowns.

But the Eagles still felt the need to release him, with reports suggesting a breakdown in his relationship with Eagles head coach Chip Kelly.


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