Is DeSean Jackson Calling out His Redskins Teammates on Instagram?

Kyle Newport@@KyleNewportFeatured ColumnistNovember 17, 2014

USA Today

The Washington Redskins suffered a 27-7 loss at the hands of the then-1-8 Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Week 11, and since the end of that game, the players have been taking a lot of criticism.

Even perhaps from some of their own teammates.

Sunday's loss dropped Washington to 3-7 on the season and has it tied for last place in the NFC East. Now, the team has to figure out a way to start playing betterโ€”as a team.

After the loss to the Buccaneers, quarterback Robert Griffin III made comments that some viewed as a shot at his teammates.

"If you want to look at the good teams in this league and the great quarterbacks, the Peytons [Manning] and the Aaron Rodgers, those guys don't play well if their guys don't play well," Griffin said, per NFL.com's Conor Orr.

While that may be true, some saw that as Griffin calling out his teammates for not allowing him to succeed. Quarterbacks are supposed to accept the blame in losses, so Griffin's comments didn't sit well with everyone.

On Monday morning, Washington receiver DeSean Jackson posted an Instagram photo that raised eyebrows.

Warning: The post contains NSFW language.

Jackson won the NFC East with the Philadelphia Eagles last season and doesn't appear to be happy with the losing he has had to go through this year.

Washington coach Jay Gruden addressed the matter on Monday, per NBC Washington'sย Dianna Marie Russini.

Dianna Russini @diannaESPN

Gruden on DeSean Jackson comments. "I think he was frustrated what RG3 said in post game...I addressed it today."

Dianna Russini @diannaESPN

Well JayGruden cleared it up. DeSean Jackson's message on social media was directed at RG3 for his post game comments. #Redskins

Whether or not Griffin and Jackson actually called out their teammates is up for debate. However, former Washington players aren't being as subtle.

Here's retired cornerback Fred Smoot talking about the team:

Former running back Brian Mitchell also spoke out about Washington's performance, per CSN Washington.

Warning: The video contains NSFW language.

Just remember that there are still six weeks remaining in the season. This could be just the start of things to come.

[DeSean Jackson, Twitter,ย Vine; h/t Awful Announcing]


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