Keith Jackson to serve as Eagles' honorary captain

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Keith Jackson eludes Lawrence Taylor during the Eagles' 1991 game against the Giants at Veterans Stadium. (Rusty Kennedy/AP file photo)

Former Eagles tight end Keith Jackson will be the team's honorary alumni captain for Sunday's game against Washington at Lincoln Financial Field.

Jackson, who played in five Pro Bowls, will also be honored in a halftime ceremony.

The Little Rock, Ark., native was drated by the Eagles in 1988 with the 13th overall selection. Jackson played nine seasons in the NFL, including four with the Eagles. Over the course of his career, he racked up 5,283 receiving yards and 49 touchdowns on 441 receptions.