Eagles' Jackson scores eighth long TD

Updated: December 14, 2009, 1:06 AM ET
Associated Press

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 a game against 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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