said before last week’s game that he was working to manage his emotions as he prepared to play his first game since returning to the Eagles this offseason.Jackson didn’t do such a good job of that at the start of the game against Washington. Jackson scrapped with Washington cornerback Quinton Dunbar during the Eagles’ first possession of the game and wound up drawing a flag for unnecessary roughness. confirmed with the league that Jackson was also fined $10 Dwayne Haskins Jersey
,527 this week as a result of the infraction.The penalty helped kill the Eagles drive and they wound up falling behind 17-0 in the first half. Just as Jackson had a hand in the bad start, he helped pull the Eagles out of the hole.He caught a 51-yard touchdown from Carson Wentz for the first Eagles points of the afternoon and added a 53-yarder in the third quarter to put the Eagles up on their way to a 32-27 win. Washington didn’t have many healthy quarterbacks on the roster leading into the draft.But they have a bunch of former quarterbacks on staff, and along with the injured ones, plenty of mentors for first-rounder Dwayne Haskins.That’s why team president Bruce Allen was so upbeat about the situation Haskins is walking into, during an appearance on ESPN.“We’re going to try and get every player acclimated immediately,” Allen said, via the . “We do have to start out fast this year. We open with the Philadelphia Eagles and we’re going to have our best lineup on the field. As far as Dwayne, we have a great system and a great environment to develop a quarterback. Our offensive coordinator [Kevin O’Connell], our quarterbacks coach [Tim Rattay] Dwayne Haskins Redskins Jersey
, our senior assistant [Matt Cavanaugh] all played quarterback in the NFL. Our head coach [Jay Gruden] was a quarterback, and of course we have Doug Williams in the building.“We think we have the perfect environment to nurture a young quarterback. And don’t forget, the secret ingredient, maybe, for Patrick Mahomes was Alex Smith. We’re pleased to have Alex and this group to help mentor a quarterback.”Smith isn’t expected to play this year after a gruesome broken leg last year, so he’ll be available to give advice.Washington traded for Case Keenum, and Colt McCoy is coming off multiple surgeries for a less-severe broken leg of his own, leaving a reasonably clear lane for Haskins to compete for and perhaps win the starting job.