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Fantasy Football: 5 Reasons Why Owners Should Draft Washington Redskins WR DeSean Jackson

Fantasy Football: 5 Reasons Why Owners Should Draft Washington Redskins WR DeSean Jackson

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It wasn't long before DeSean Jackson found a new job. Now that he has signed with the Washington Redskins, fantasy football players are dying to know if the young WR can build on his 2013 season. Jackson is going to try to prove to the world that he is one of the most talented players in the league, and your fantasy team will be the beneficiary of his efforts.

Here are five reasons why fantasy GMs should draft wide receiver DeSean Jackson.

5. Chip On His Shoulder

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5. Chip On His Shoulder

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DeSean Jackson is out to prove that the Eagles have made one of the worst decisions in franchise history. With that kind of chip on his shoulder, how could he not have a great fantasy season in 2014?

4. His Elite Talent

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4. His Elite Talent

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Despite all the criticism and accusations surrounding Jackson, he is still an elite talent. He will finish as a top-15 wide receiver with the Redskins.

3. Familiar With Opponents

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3. Familiar With Opponents

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DeSean Jackson is already very familiar with the Dallas Cowboys and the New York Giants, and he knows his own team inside and out. He can exploit weaknesses and rack up some huge points for fantasy football owners in 2014.

2. Healthy RG3 Copy

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2. Healthy RG3

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Much like Jackson, RG3 is another player who will be trying to prove people wrong in 2014. There will not be lingering questions around his health at the start of this season, and Jackson will quickly become his favorite target.

1. Torch Weak Defenses

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1. Torch Weak Defenses

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Jackson will play against two of the worst pass defenses from 2013 when he faces the Cowboys and Eagles. With RG3 running around, Jackson should easily find himself slipping behind defenders.