Former Philadelphia Eagles WR DeSean Jackson announced that he’s retiring from the NFL after a 15 year career.

Jackson will officially retire as a member of the Philadelphia Eagles on Friday, December 1. He was a second-round draft pick by the Eagles

The Eagles announced that Jackson will serve as the Honorary Captain of Sunday’s game with the San Francisco 49ers.

Jackson was second-round draft pick of the Eagles in the 2008 NFL Draft. He played eight of his 15 seasons with the Eagles. He was selected to three Pro Bowls (2009, 2010, 2013), all with the Eagles.

In 2013, Jackson had the best season of his NFL career. He set career highs in receptions (82), receiving yards (1,332), touchdown catches (nine).

In 95 career games with the Eagles, Jackson ranks third all-time in receiving yards (6,512), sixth in receptions (379), and ninth in receiving touchdowns (35), as per the Philadelphia Eagles.

Jackson also played for the Washington Redskins, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Los Angeles Rams, Las Vegas Raiders and the Baltimore Ravens.

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