Found November 14, 2011 on Shutdown Corner:
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You know, of course, that DeSean Jackson missed Sunday's game against the Arizona Cardinals because he missed a team meeting. The reason given at the time was that he overslept. Addressing the media today, Jackson sounded less like a man who overslept and more like a man who stayed home because he believes his paychecks are too small. From Philly.com: "I addressed the team and coaches. Everybody was in there. I just explained to them the thing that I've been going through. Me not being myself, it's been hard to come to work and be happy just because of everything that's happened. I addressed it as a professional, as a man." "I hope everybody kind of can understand where I was coming from. Whatever happens happens and is deserving. We learn from it as an athlete and as a businessman. I just need to continue to do what I need to do to better myself." The "everything that's happened" part is that Jackson wants a big, new contract and th...
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