PRESENTED BY Clone490146562_893660388_logo_stb

DeSean Jackson asserts his fantasy football relevance with 104-yard game.

Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

The Eagles' top wideout caught seven passes for 104 yards and a touchdown in the team's season opener. We break down the fantasy implications.

DeSean Jackson led the Eagles with seven catches for 104 yards and a touchdown in the team's 33-27 victory over the Washington Redskins.

More: For more on the Eagles, check out Bleeding Green Nation

Jackson also led the team with nine targets, and often picked up huge chunks of yards while in space throughout the game. He flashed several times, but especially on his lone touchdown catch when he beat DeAngelo Hall badly and distanced himself from the Redskins corner by at least five yards at the point of the catch. All of Jackson's catches came in the first half of the game, as the team went into clock-milking mode after taking a 33-7 lead early in the third quarter.

Fantasy Spin: Jackson asserted himself as the top receiver in the offense to no one's surprise, but the extent of how he did so is encouraging for fantasy owners. Without having such a large lead early in the game, it's fair to assume that Jackson would have been plenty more involved in the game plan as time progressed, but his gawdy first-half totals were plenty enough for his frequent WR2/WR3 designation. The new-look Eagles offense is poised to put up plenty of points and log plenty of total plays, and with Jackson as a point of focus, there's no reason to think this success won't continue.

Keep up with all of our Fantasy Coverage

More from SB Nation:

Sign up for Fantasy Football!

Download SB Nation's fantasy football draft guide

Get live advice daily in the Fantasy War Room

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior users will need to choose a permanent username, along with a new password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

I already have a Vox Media account!

Verify Vox Media account

Please login to your Vox Media account. This account will be linked to your previously existing Eater account.

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior MT authors will need to choose a new username and password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join SBNation.com

You must be a member of SBNation.com to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SBNation.com. You should read them.

Join SBNation.com

You must be a member of SBNation.com to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SBNation.com. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.