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Redskins add Jackson with three-year deal


In this Oct. 28, 2012 file photo, Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson (10) avoids a tackle by Atlanta Falcons cornerback Asante Samuel during the second half of an NFL game in Philadelphia.

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WASHINGTON — The contrast couldn’t have been greater for DeSean Jackson.
In a matter of days, he went from unwanted to wanted, from fired to hired, from discarded by the Philadelphia Eagles with reputation tarnished to rock star treatment and a new fat contract from the Washington Redskins.
Concerns about work ethic, attitude and reports about gang activity seemed miles away when he was being wooed by Robert Griffin III or enjoying his recruiting-style evening out with cornerback DeAngelo Hall, receiver Pierre Garcon and rapper Wale.
On Wednesday, Jackson closed the deal, signing a three-year, $24 million contract that includes ...

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