Thanks to DeSean Jackson’s shiny new $47 – $51 million contract with the Philadelphia Eagles, he’s going to be a bird for the next five seasons. So, in celebration, I’ve decided to pay a quick tribute, gif-style, to the explosive little man from the left coast.
But first, I just wanted to give my official stamp-of-approval for this move. It was a good decision by Andy Reid and Howie Roseman to sign Jackson long-term rather than letting him play the upcoming season on a one-year franchise deal.
Jackson is an important part of the Eagles’ offense and is a big-play guy. In 2011, he struggled through some maturity issues in how to handle his contract situation while still playing football. Even in somewhat of a half-hearted season, he still put up almost 1,000 yards receiving and four TDs. A happy and more focused Jackson should lead to more explosive production and therefore better looking stats.
The long term deal comes as somewhat of a surprise, though. The only reports that ca...