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DeSean Jackson Strikes From Distance Again

Washington Redskins wide receiver DeSean Jackson is making the lengthy touchdown a routine act.

But, while he's enjoying a fair amount of individual success early in the season, he'd rather see the Redskins end up in the win column more often.

Here's an exclusive look from the Washington Redskins' sideline during their Week 6 game with the Arizona Cardinals.

During the second quarter of the Redskins' Week 6 game against the Arizona Cardinals, the speedy seventh-year veteran hauled in a beautifully-thrown pass from quarterback Kirk Cousins for what would become a 64-yard touchdown.

Gaining separation off the line of scrimmage in a one-on-one battle with Cardinals All-Pro cornerback Patrick Peterson, Jackson caught the pass right around midfield, eluded safety Tyrann Mathieu's tackle attempt and raced ahead untouched for the score.

It was the California product's 20th touchdown covering 50 yards or longer in his career, becoming only the 10th player in NFL history to accomplish that feat since the 1970 AFL-NFL merger.

He also had the highest receiving average in a single game for a Redskins wide receiver (38.3) since Gary Clark (43.0) during the 1991 season against the New York Giants.

After the game, though, Jackson focused on what the team must do moving forward to erase the current four-game slide.  

"A football game is played in 60 minutes— 30 and 30 — so you can't cut yourself short," he said. "You can't think you're in it, you can't get too happy.

"You have to play it all the way throughout the end of the game, and if you don't, you're going to cut yourself short."

Jackson believes that in order for the team to get a victory against the Tennessee Titans this Sunday at FedExField — and against other teams moving forward — the players and coaches must remain together.

"I'm just trying to do everything I can to help my team win games," he said. "It's a 53-man roster — you have coaches, you have everybody who plays a part to us having success, so it's not one man, it's not one coach, it's everybody just accountable for being a Washington Redskin."




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