Last season, DeSean Jackson went into Washington's house, kicked off his shoes, put up his feet on the coffee table and made himself at home. He scored two touchdowns - one on a 57-yard reception and another on a 67-yard run - in a 27-17 win.
On Monday night, he just doesn't want a repeat performance of what happened back in Week 4 of this season. Jackson was held to three catches for 19 yards in a 17-12 loss.
"We lost to this team last time so that's the biggest thing we said about this. We feel great about our chances this time around. We're just ready for it," Jackson said. "Somebody will make a big play for us, I feel confident. We have a pretty good game plan going into this game."
Jackson said the coverage he faced in that game from the Redskins defense was unlike anything he ever saw in the NFL. Offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg said that Jackson got the "Jerry Rice" treatment. The only time Jackson remembered being blanketed like that was in college against USC when a cornerback, a safety and a linebacker kept tabs on him.
Of course, quarterback Michael Vick was knocked out of the first meeting back in Week 4 with a rib injury. Last week against the Colts, in Vick's first game back as well as Jackson's first game back from a concussion suffered on Oct. 17, the two connected seven times for 109 receiving yards and a touchdown. Jackson also had three rushes for 20 yards. Jackson is confident that no matter what defense the Redskins utilize the Eagles will find a way to get him involved.
"I just feel comfortable in the scheme Marty is putting together to change it up a little bit and help me out in getting releases and things like that," Jackson said.
-- Posted by Chris McPherson, 12:25 a.m., November 12