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Maclin's Season-Ending Numbers Increase

Wide receiver Jeremy Maclin added another reception to his 2009 regular season total and didn't have to do a thing. The NFL simply corrected a mistake.

The NFL had credited DeSean Jackson with an 11-yard reception in the fourth quarter of the Week 17 loss to the Dallas Cowboys. It turned out that Maclin had made the catch.

Incorporating the updated numbers, Maclin finished his rookie season with 56 catches for 773 yards and four touchdowns. Jackson, meanwhile, had 62 receptions for 1,156 yards and nine receiving touchdowns.

Jackson shouldn't be too upset about the adjustment. He was named to The Associated Press' All-Pro team on Thursday. He was the second-team kick returner. Earlier in the week, Jackson was named the All-Pro punt returner by The Sporting News. The Associated Press team does not differentiate between kick and punt returner on its team. Jackson just missed out on being named to the AP All-Pro team as a receiver. According to, Jackson finished fifth in the voting with six votes. Jason Peters also came up just short on the offensive tackle ballot with a fifth-place tally.

-- Posted by Chris McPherson, 5:43 p.m., January 14

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