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DeSean Jackson is back with 81-yard catch-and-run from Jalen Hurts

Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson (10) on the field before the game against the Dallas Cowboys at AT&T Stadium. Tim Heitman-USA TODAY Sports

DJax is back! Oft-injured Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson returned from IR in Week 16 and made an immediate impact. He caught a pass from Jalen Hurts and blew past the Dallas Cowboys defense en route to the score. It is Jackson’s first touchdown since Week 1 of the 2019 season.

Jackson broke his ankle on October 22 and had been sidelined ever since. Hurts replaced Carson Wentz as the Eagles quarterback and suddenly he has a speedy deep threat in Jackson. The Eagles have a lot of work to do if they want to win the NFC East, but their situation is improving considerably in Week 16.