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Philly Sports Live:
The Eagles are open to listening to trade offers for wide receiver DeSean Jackson, according to league sources.
Jackson is expected to be franchised. When the Eagles franchised him last season, he held out for a new contract in training camp.
He was later deactivated for a game for disciplinary reasons and his production slipped. The 25-year-old receiver finished the season with 58 catches, 961 yards and four touchdowns.
The four-year veteran averaged 57 receptions, 1,041 yards and six TDs in his first three seasons to go along with three TDs rushing and four on punt returns.
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The Philadelphia Eagles are open to the possibility of dealing disgruntled wide receiver DeSean Jackson.According to a league source, the Eagles are open to field offers for the speedy wideout. Philadelphia is expected to franchise Jackson, like last season, which resulted in a holdout that carried into the shortened training camp. Jackson was also benched one game for disciplinary...
While there are nothing but questions regarding DeSean Jackson’s future in Philadelphia, the signs increasingly point to the fact that the Eagles want to keep to Jackson.
GM Howie Roseman, in Indianapolis with the rest of the football world for the start of the Combine, said the following about Jackson on Thursday:
“We think he’s got a great future and we’re excited about...
I’m going to cut to the chase here folks. Franchising DeSean Jackson is a lose-lose situation.Sure, if the Eagles franchise him, he’d be looking at roughly $9.5 million in salary in 2012, which one would think, would make him happy, since all he wants is more money. However, he still wouldn’t have what he really wants–long term security. That means he’s still going to...
The team that made the most commanding moves in the 2011 off season: The Philadelphia Eagles.
After signing key defensive players including Pro Bowl defensive end Jason Babin, and a trio of superstar corner backs in Asante Samuel, Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie, and Nnamdi Asomugha, the Eagles were dubbed the “Dream Team”.
This title quickly proved to be just that, a dream.
The Eagles have been pretty consistent with their public statements about wanting DeSean Jackson back with the team in 2012. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, that might not represent their full take on the situation. Schefter reported Friday that the team is open to listening to trade offers for Jackson after they use the…
Robert Griffin III
Here is a shocker from the Combine. Heisman Trophy winner Robert Griffin III revealed on Friday that he had undergone one private interview with a team. Okay, that’s not at all surprising. He’s RGIII. Though not the fun NFL Network part that we all get to see, it’s a critical part of the screening process for teams. No biggie.
But hold on a second. That team...
According to ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter, Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Pierre Garcon rejected a five-year contract offer from the Colts. Though one could argue that Garcon simply wants to be paid, one could also speculate that Garcon doesn't want to play for a team hell-bent on rebuilding with a new general manager, head coach and quarterback.
Also on Friday, Schefter...