Found March 02, 2012 on Sweater Punch:


The Philadelphia Eagles just franchised my favorite rapper, DeSean Jackson.

The little speedster from Philly is having a pretty good week. Not only has DeSean just been franchised, earning himself millions after a mediocre season of football, but he and his boy Gillie Da Kid are releasing an album on March 8th. Watch as DeSean and Gillie show off their rapping abilities on this track called “On My Dip”. It is nice to see that Mr. Jackson has really been focusing on improving his game during the off-season. It should be another interesting season in Philly…


Eagles Franchise DeSean Jackson: DeSean a Perfect Fit in San Diego

The Philadelphia Eagles have placed the Franchise Tag on Wide Receiver DeSean Jackson. This will make Jackson an Eagle for at least one more season at the cost of $9.4 million on the Franchise Tag. The Eagles have come out and said that they will be listening to offers for him but also intend on trying to get a long-term contract in place for Jackson. “We want DeSean to be an...

Eagles place franchise tag on WR DeSean Jackson

The Philadelphia Eagles placed the franchise tag on disgruntled wide receiver DeSean Jackson today according to an announcement on the team's web site.  The Eagles are the first team to apply the franchise tag in 2012. Jackson is a dangerous receiver and special team threat who stressed over an extension to his rookie contract for two seasons. He received a contract consistent...

Eagles Place Franchise Tag On WR Desean Jackson

Philadelphia, PA (Sports Network) - The Philadelphia Eagles placed the franchise tag on wide receiver DeSean Jackson Thursday. Jackson missed the first 12 days of training camp in search of a new contract, as he was entering the final season of his rookie deal in 2011. The California product eventually posted 58 receptions for 961 yards and four touchdowns over 15 games last season...

Jackson to sign franchise tender from Eagles in a hurry

In spite of expectations to the contrary, it seems that wide receiver DeSean Jackson will quickly sign the franchise tag offer tendered by the Eagles earlier today, guaranteeing himself a one year contract worth an estimated $9.5 million in the process, and foregoing a chance to sign a lucrative long term deal on the open market. Tim McManus of 97.5 The Fanatic in Philadelphia first...

Eagles place franchise tender on WR Jackson

The Philadelphia Eagles have placed their franchise tag on wide receiver DeSean Jackson, a team official told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.

First franchise tag goes to DeSean Jackson

On the 11th day, the first franchise tag rested.  On the shoulders of No. 10. The Eagles announced on Thursday afternoon the placement of their franchise tender on receiver DeSean Jackson. “We want DeSean to be an Eagle for the long haul and this is a step in the right direction to accomplish that,” said…

Retaining DeSean Jackson Should Leave Eagles With No Surprises

To the surprise of no one, the Eagles placed the franchise tag on wide receiver DeSean Jackson. This was something that had been talked about for a long time, and although I thought they might wait until closer to the deadline, it was a move I was just about certain they’d have to make. The front office will continue to work with Drew Rosenhaus to work out a long-term deal and...

Eagles place franchise tag on Jackson

The Philadelphia Eagles today announced they have placed the franchise tag on wide receiver DeSean Jackson, who was due to become a free agent on March 13.

First FA WR tagged

In a bumper crop of free agent wide receivers the Philadelphia Eagles applied the first franchise tag. Philly tagged free agent WR DeSean Jackson on Thursday. “We want DeSean to be an Eagle for the long haul and this is a step in the right direction to accomplish that,” said Eagles G.M. Howie Roseman said.  “DeSean is a talented player and a proven playmaker in this league...
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