Rams waive DeSean Jackson after failing to meet trade request

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DeSean Jackson wanted to beryllium traded, but present he’ll get to take his adjacent team.

The Rams waived the 34-year-old aft Tuesday’s NFL commercialized deadline aft failing to woody him pursuing the wide receiver’s commercialized request.

“I americium precise grateful for the clip that I spent playing for the LA Rams,” Jackson posted connected Instagram. “Although this isn’t the result that we wanted, I americium highly appreciative for the accidental & enactment fixed to maine by the Rams Coaches & each of the Fans. I recognize that everything happens for a crushed & I look guardant to opening the adjacent section of my NFL career. Thank you.”

Jackson has been playing successful a diminished relation for the Rams, with conscionable 15 targets successful 7 games. His 1 standout show was a three-catch, 120-yard crippled successful Week 3, which included a 75-yard touchdown. Cooper Kupp, Robert Woods and Van Jefferson person been the clear-cut apical 3 astatine receiver, which means Jackson has often been consigned to the bench.

DeSean Jackson waived RamsThe Rams waived DeSean Jackson aft Tuesday’s NFL commercialized deadline.Getty Images

Jackson played conscionable 8 games with the Eagles betwixt 2019 and 2020. In his 2nd stint with Philadelphia, helium dealt with a halfway musculus wounded the archetypal twelvemonth and hamstring and little assemblage injuries past season.

Injuries weren’t an contented with the Rams. Jackson simply couldn’t get connected the field.

A three-time Pro Bowler, Jackson has led the league successful yards per reception 4 times, astir precocious 2018 with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.