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JAMAAL JACKSON RUMORS

Former Eagles Center Jamaal Jackson still wants to play in the NFL

Jamaal Jackson, who was released by the Philadelphia Eagles earlier this year after losing his job as starting center to Jason Kelce in the 2011 season, wasn’t sure if he wanted to continue in the NFL. In fact, he was so unsure as to how he wanted to proceed that he put a stop to a workout he was having with the New York Giants, saying to head coach Tom Coughlin, ” ‘He just...
Via Philly Sports Muse
June 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Former Eagles Center Jamaal Jackson Weighing Retirement

One day, the news was that Jamaal Jackson, former center for the Philadelphia Eagles, was trying out for the rival New York Giants. The next, Jackson, 32, was retiring. CBS Sports and other outlets reported on Saturday that Giants coach Tom Coughlin told the media that Jackson had retired. “He came in, he was very nice,” said Coughlin, who was coaching Jackson through a tryout...
Via Philly Sports Muse
May 13, 2012  |  Discuss

DeSean Jackson Gets His Long Awaited Deal from the Eagles

Who expected it to happen so soon? The Eagles removed DeSean Jackson’s franchise tag and gave the wideout a 5-year $47.5 million contract. The deal has $15 million in fully guaranteed money. Per Talking 215 Sports, Jackson is now scheduled to get a $10 million signing bonus combined with a base salary of $750,000 as well as a workout bonus of $250,000 in 2012. In 2013 Jackson’s...
Via Philly Sports Muse
March 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Eagles shake it up a little... DJax gets his deal...and live commentary on NFL deals

DeSean Jackson got his 5-year deal with the Birds...and it wasn't peanuts...$51 milz with probably $20 million of that guaranteed [will update with exact guaranteed money figure when released].Intelligent fan reaction to the signing appears in the Livefyre commentary of the Bored below... Jackson had been designated as the team's franchise player earlier this month and was...
Via Eagles Eye
March 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Centers Aplenty In Free Agency

Jackson started 72 games for Eagles between 2005 and 2010 With Scott Wells apparently headed elsewhere, the Packers may soon be looking for a new center. Fortunately, the free agent market is especially deep at that position. Chris Myers (Houston), Jason Brown (ex-St. Louis), Jeff Faine (Tampa), Samson Satele (Oakland), Dan Koppen (New England), Matt Birk (Baltimore), Jeff Saturday...
Via Packer Update
March 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Eagles Release Jamaal Jackson, Who Then Thanks Fans On Twitter

The Eagles announced that they have released Jamaal Jackson. Jackson was the team's longest tenured player, and started 77 games (including playoffs). Jackson took to Twitter to voice his appreciation to the fans: "I want to thank the fans for their everlasting support of me and my family during my tenure here. I wish you all & the eagles the very best!"
Via Buzz On Broad
March 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Eagles likely to part ways with Jamaal Jackson

PHILADELPHIA - For nine years, Jamaal Jackson has been a dedicated professional for the Eagles, but there appears...
Via Boston Herald Sports
January 09, 2012  |  Discuss
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