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DeSean Jackson leaves Washington practice with ankle injury

DeSean Jackson leaves Washington practice with ankle injury Photo: The Washington Post via Getty Images

Washington wide receiver DeSean Jackson left Wednesday's practice with an injured left ankle, CSN Washington reports.

Jackson, who was released by the Philadelphia Eagles in March, signed a three-year deal with Washington in April.

CSN Washington's Rob Carlin reported it is unlikely Jackson plays in Washington's preseason opener Thursday against the New England Patriots.

Washington coach Jay Gruden said Jackson was "cleated" and that he twisted his ankle "just a hair," according to the team

Jackson, 27, set a career-high last season with 1,332 receiving yards to go along with nine touchdowns. -- Paul Palladino

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