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Jackson Not Concerned With Revis Island

Wide receiver DeSean Jackson said he doesn't "get caught up in that" when he was asked Thursday about Revis Island.

Jets All-Pro cornerback Darrelle Revis is known to take receivers out of a game. It is a mystery who Revis will cover this Sunday - the explosive Jackson or Jeremy Maclin, who was a full participant in Thursday's practice as he recovers from a hamstring injury.

Jackson said he doesn't know if Revis will cover him, but described Revis and Antonio Cromartie, the other starter, as "good corners."

Revis has been targeted 73 times this season and has allowed 30 completions for 493 yards and a touchdown. Revis leads the Jets with four interceptions, one of which was returned for a touchdown. Cromartie's numbers are virtually similar except for the touchdowns allowed. Cromartie has been targeted 73 times, allowed 31 receptions for 436 yards and four scores.

Even if Revis is put on Jackson, he'll still likely need some help. Offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg said on Thursday that no one has ever shutdown Jackson for an entire game one-on-one.

Jackson is coming off a game against Miami in which he had four catches for 59 yards and scored his longest touchdown of the season on a 34-yard pass from Michael Vick.

"It was good to win. That's all that matters. We won the game," Jackson said regarding the touchdown. "It felt good to win the game."

After Sunday's spirited win, Jackson believes that he's seeing the right attitude in the locker room as the Eagles prepare for the first of their final three regular season games.

"I think our drive here, first and foremost, is wanting to go out there and have fun and play hard," Jackson said. "Sometimes, things don't work our way. In reality, you want to do everything the right way and go out there and put it on the line and get the best results at the end of the game."

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