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Redskins WR DeSean Jackson ruled out following hamstring injury

Redskins WR DeSean Jackson left the season opener, but not because of his shoulder injury.

LANDOVER -- DeSean Jackson's return to the field didn't last long. 

The wide receiver suffered a hamstring injury in the first quarter and subsequently ruled out for the remainder of the Week 1 game between the Washington Redskins and Miami Dolphins.

Starting strong safety Duke Ihenacho left the game in the first half with a left wrist injury. Like Jackson, Ihenacho would ultimately be ruled out.

Jackson limped off the field after running a go-route down the right sideline. The overthrown pass from quarterback Kirk Cousins fell incomplete. It would be the final toss to Jackson, who missed all four preseason games with a sprained shoulder.

The Redskins kept five wide receivers on the active roster, including Pierre Garcon, Andre Roberts, Jamison Crowder and Ryan Grant. None are proven deep threats like Jackson, one of the top receiving playmakers in the NFL.


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