The Curious Case Of Jackson.

Posted November 05, 2013

The much maligned little receiver of the Eagles is scheduled to make over 10 million next season. I'm sure if I asked most of you if he's worth it the majority would say no way and get him outta here! Here's the irony though. You would be wanting to get rid of the receiver leading the NFC in receiving yards and a guy who is second only to A.J. Green in the NFL. I'm sure many of you would state you would rather have Dez Bryant even though Jackson has only two less touchdowns, one less reception, and over 100 more receiving yards than him. Jackson is tied with Torrie Smith of the Ravens for the most plays of 20 yards or more and is 8th in receiving yards per game. Jackson is tied for 4th in 1st down receptions and he's doing all of this with no real other receiving option (which means he's getting doubled all the time) and in 9 games has played with three different quarterbacks. Jackson is on pace to have the best season of his career, and nobody is even noticing. If Jackson stays healthy he could end up with over 90 receptions, over 1400 yards, and at least 10 touchdowns. That my friends are numbers worth 10 mil a year. Thankfully Chip Kelly has finally smartened up and used Jackson on returns again. Maybe he hasn't been as flash this season (most likely due to the lack of punt returns and overall whining) but he's definitely been highly effective. So do you all still think he should be gone next season?

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