Eagles' Jackson ties NFL record for touchdowns of 50-plus yards

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson tied an NFL record for touchdowns of 50 yards or more in a season when he scored his seventh and eighth of the season in his team's 45-38 win over the New York Giants on Sunday night.

Jackson scored on a 72-yard punt return in the second quarter and caught a 60-yard touchdown pass in the third to tie the mark shared by Elroy Hirsch and Devin Hester.

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