DeSean Jackson RUMORS & NEWS

  • DeSean Jackson Was A Problem For Kelly, Eagles In Locker Room

    CBS Philly "In the days following DeSean Jackson’s release by the Eagles, speculation ran rampant as to the reasons why. Everything was to blame from Jackson’s petulant, rambunctious sideline behavior, to his alleged gang ties, to Jackson’s character, to this being Chip Kelly’s fault. But what a number of..." April 04

  • Richard Sherman wonders why Philly kept Cooper and cut Jackson

    Pro Football Talk "Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman has looked at the Eagles’ treatment of DeSean Jackson and Riley Cooper, and Sherman doesn’t like what he sees. Sherman writes at that there’s something wrong with the fact that the Eagles cut Jackson on the day that a story alleging he has ties to..." April 03

  • Source: LAPD confirms Jackson's gang ties to 49ers, Raiders

    CSN Bay Area "The San Francisco 49ers and Oakland Raiders both reached out to the Los Angeles Police Department to confirm reports of DeSean Jackson's continued involvement with alleged members of Los Angeles street gangs; LAPD confirmed the reports, has learned. Last week, reported..." April 02

  • Sources: Jackson close with Redskins "The Washington Redskins and wide receiver DeSean Jackson appear to be moving closer to an agreement on a contract, sources told ESPN. Jackson arrived in northern Virginia on Monday night and dined with members of the Redskins coaching staff, including coach Jay Gruden. He later went to a club..." April 01

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    Tim McManus @Tim_McManus

    Said a source close to Jackson on Redskins: "Done deal."

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    Dianna Marie Russini @NBCdianna

    Per source: San Francisco has now thrown their hat in the ring for DeSean Jackson. #Redskins #49ers

  • D-Jax' release puts the focus on Foles "It is hard to know what Chip Kelly thinks about his public reputation. He has done so little to cultivate the media that we are a fallow field at this point. We have become so used to the game and its accepted rules - coach comes in; coach whispers an occasional sweet nothing into a couple of..." April 01

  • High school AD, teachers say DeSean Jackson wasn't in gang "DeSean Jackson's high school athletic director and counselor are the latest to come forward and say the NFL wide receiver doesn't have any gang affiliations, which was originally alleged in a story last week. "DeSean is a great guy -- he was a sweet kid when he was in high school,..." March 31

  • DeSean Jackson rumors: Buffalo Bills interest depends on price

    Fansided "With DeSean Jackson free to sign anywhere he wants to, there has been a growing line of teams interested in possibly seeing if things can work out between the two. There’s a varying degree of variables that will factor in to individual team decisions to sign or not sign Jackson, and for the..." March 30

  • DeAngelo Hall wants DeSean in Washington

    CSN Washington "Two times a season for the past six years, DeAngelo Hall’s challenge when the Redskins faced the Eagles was to shut down DeSean Jackson. So, as you might imagine, he was quite excited to hear that the free agent wide receiver -- cut loose by the Eagles on Friday in a surprising development --..." March 30

  • LAPD: DeSean Jackson not involved in gang-related killings "THE LOS ANGELES Police Department has never accused DeSean Jackson of being a gang member. And the NFL star, who was unceremoniously dumped yesterday by the Eagles, swears he's never been one. But LA detectives were interested in the wide receiver's ties to reputed members of the Crips when..." March 30

  • Buccaneers interested in DeSean Jackson

    Fansided "The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are the latest team to add their names to the list of teams possibly interested in signing free agent receiver DeSean Jackson. After the Eagles cut him and then kicked dirt all over his reputation by skating around allegations the release was related to concerns about gang..." March 29

  • Burglary of Jackson's home yielded $20,000 not $200,000, police say "Philadelphia Police on Friday provided a drastically reduced estimate for the amount of cash reportedly stolen from DeSean Jackson's house, saying they have mistakenly been releasing incorrect information gleaned from a preliminary interview with Jackson's mother. Lt. John Stanford, a..." March 29

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    610 Sports Radio- KC @610SportsKC

    .@610sportskc has learned from a source that the #chiefs have reached out to DeSean Jackson's representatives. #moreat2pm

  • Source: Panthers have no interest in DeSean Jackson

    Pro Football Talk "Plenty of people were surprised by Panthers coach Ron Rivera’s declaration of interest in free-agent receiver DeSean Jackson. Some of those folks work for the Panthers, and they expressed their surprise via text message to PFT’s Darin Gantt. One source with direct knowledge of the team’s..." March 28

  • DeSean Jackson thanks Eagles, denies gang affiliations

    SB Nation "Former Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson has released a public statement addressing his sudden release from the team and some allegations made in a report linking him to gang activity. In the statement Jackson thanks the city of Philadelphia and denies any ties to any..." March 28

  • Eagles release Pro Bowl wideout DeSean Jackson

    USA Today "In a stunning move, the Philadelphia Eagles released Pro Bowl wide receiver DeSean Jackson on Friday. The team released the following statement in a tweet: "After careful consideration this offseason, Eagles decide to part ways with DeSean Jackson. The team informed him of his release today."" March 28

  • DeSean Jackson's gang connections troubling to Eagles

    Newark Star-Ledger "Over the past several weeks, the Philadelphia Eagles reportedly have begun to shop wide receiver DeSean Jackson. On its face, the decision to trade one of the NFL's most talented players would seem curious: At 27, Jackson is coming off one of the best seasons of his career -- 82 catches for..." March 28

  • Eagles coach Chip Kelly on DeSean Jackson: 'We're always going to do what's best for the organization'

    New York Daily News "Chip Kelly didn’t shut the door on rumblings that DeSean Jackson could be on his way out, fueling further speculation that a team like the Jets could end up with the Pro Bowl wide receiver. "I like DeSean,” Kelly said at the league meetings on Wednesday. “DeSean did a really nice job for us,..." March 26

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    Jason La Canfora @JasonLaCanfora

    Some around the league wonder if a DeSean Jackson for Mike Wallace trade would make sense for all parties

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    Jeff McLane @Jeff_McLane

    Source close to situation said that DeSean Jackson has called a few #Eagles teammates and told them he's staying after talk with Chip Kelly.

  • Eagles decided to move on from DeSean Jackson over a month ago "In the last week or so, trade talks for DeSean Jackson have escalated. However, the Eagles decided to move on from Jackson well over a month ago, and possibly earlier. It is absolutely not something they decided to do over the last week or two. That of course, should not come as a surprise, but it..." March 24

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    #Raiders are intrigued by DeSean Jackson, but sources say they are not inclined to give up a '14 pick. Interested in him, if he’s free.

  • Chiefs likely won’t pursue DeSean Jackson unless he’s released

    Kansas City Star "Don't expect the Chiefs to pursue DeSean Jackson unless he's released. According to multiple reports on Saturday, the Eagles will likely part ways with the exciting-but-flamboyant wideout, who caught 82 passes for 1,332 yards and nine touchdowns last season. Chiefs coach Andy Reid knows..." March 23

  • Vick would welcome DeSean Jackson to Jets

    Pro Football Talk "When it comes to talking about players under contract with other teams, coaches and General Managers must tread lightly. Players have a lot more leeway. New Jets quarterback Mike Vick exercised some of that leeway during his Friday night conference call with reporters, addressing the..." March 22

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    Manish Mehta @MMehtaNYDN

    Could Jets be in hunt for DeSean Jackson? Source tells me: "Philly is trading him or cutting him.That's a fact. They don't want him" #nyj

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    Jeff McLane @Jeff_McLane

    #Eagles have intensified efforts to trade WR DeSean Jackson in the last week, according to multiple NFL sources. Story to be posted soon.

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    Tim McManus @Tim_McManus

    Just spoke with two sources close to DeSean. Receiver now believes he will not be back.

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    I said early the #Jets were among the teams that called the #Eagles about DeSean Jackson. Two others: #Panthers & #Raiders. Lots of interest

  • DeSean Jackson might not even attract a 3rd round pick "When a report emerged from CSN Philly's Derrick Gunn that the Eagles were "seeking at least a third-round pick and potentially more" in exchange for DeSean Jackson, the instant reaction was that the Eagles would be the victims of highway robbery if indeed a deal containing that compensation..." March 21

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    #Jets host Michael Vick Friday & worth noting they are among teams who have inquired about DeSean Jackson via trade. Vick & DeSean are close

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    Les Bowen @LesBowen

    I am told @Ike58Reese is right, Chip Kelly has indeed called DeSean Jackson and told him not to worry about trade reports.

  • Source: Eagles want at least 3rd-round pick for DeSean Jackson, Pats and 49ers have inquired

    CSN Philly "The Eagles might not be actively shopping DeSean Jackson but they’re picking up the phone and listening to offers. And, according to CSN’s Derrick Gunn, other teams are interested. The team has taken inquiries from the 49ers and Patriots, Gunn has learned from a league source, and notified..." March 18

  • Report: DeSean Jackson concerned about his future with the Eagles

    Pro Football Talk "Eagles receiver DeSean Jackson is reportedly telling friends and teammates that he is concerned about his future in Philadelphia. Amid talk that Jackson could be on the outs, and after Eagles coach Chip Kelly refused to commit to Jackson, Tim McManus of reports that Jackson is..." March 17

  • DeSean Jackson may be on last legs with Eagles

    CSN Philly "You look at the staggering $10 million up front given to Riley Cooper after one good -- not terrific -- season. You look at the $3.5 million guaranteed to Jeremy Maclin coming off his second major knee blowout since his freshman year of college. You hear Howie Roseman talk about this year’s..." March 06

  • Does DeSean Jackson Trade Speculation Make Sense?

    Fansided "Every week my e-mail (, gets flooded with readers from our site asking me questions about various Philadelphia sports topics. Normally they are topics that I either already am planning to answer in one of my daily pieces, or I try to work into our sites’ content...." March 02

  • DeSean Jackson’s ex-girlfriend still hanging with Justin Bieber on beach

    Fansided "The night pop star Justin Bieber was arrested for a DUI in Miami, he was with Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson’s ex-girlfriend Chantel Jeffries. From The Daily News – Jacksonville, NC: Chantel Jeffries, 21, a model and former Jacksonville resident, was a passenger in..." January 25

  • DeSean Jackson offers $50K reward for info on his home burglary "In the week after the Saints ended the Eagles season with a win in the wild-card round, Philadelphia receiver DeSean Jackson's home was burglarized, and thieves reportedly made off with $250,000 in cash, $125,000 in jewelry and two handguns. Now, Jackson is offering a $50,000 reward for help in..." January 13

  • Home of Eagles WR DeSean Jackson burglarized in Philadelphia "The home of Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson was burglarized this week, Philadelphia police told the Associated Press on Saturday. The burglars made off with off with $250,000 in cash, $125,000 in jewelry and two handguns, according to Fox-29 in Philadelphia. Authorities aren't sure when the..." January 12

  • DeSean Jackson backtracks from 'deserving' contract remarks "Mere hours after claiming that a new contract would be “something deserving,” DeSean Jackson is backtracking faster than a New Orleans cornerback. See, Jackson just concluded the second year of a five-year, $48.5 million deal, but after posting career-highs in catches (82), yards (1,332) and..." January 07

  • DeSean Jackson hopes Eagles re-do his contract

    CSN Philly "DeSean Jackson, coming off the best season of his career, made it clear Monday that he wants the Eagles to re-negotiate the five-year contract he signed 22 months ago. Jackson signed a five-year, $48.25341 million contract extension in March of 2012 that included a $10 million signing bonus. He..." January 06

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    Bryan Broaddus @BryanBroaddus

    @wak305: @BryanBroaddus should cowboys put Scandrick on Jackson all over the field and keep Carr on Cooper?” The plan.

  • Kelly downplays DeSean's sideline spat

    CSN Philly "The sideline incident Sunday between DeSean Jackson and his position coach looked tense on TV but Chip Kelly said Monday it’s not a polarizing issue for the team. Kelly downplayed the tirade that occurred after Nick Foles had thrown a third-quarter interception to Shaun Prater on a pass..." December 17

  • Eagles receiver DeSean Jackson fined $7,875 for face mask penalty

    Bleeding Green Nation "Jackson was fined for committing a face mask penalty committed on Oakland Raiders punter Marquette King. According to a report from Ian Rapoport, DeSean Jackson is facing a $7,875 fine due to a face mask penalty committed in the Raiders game last Sunday. The play occurred after a dazzling 32..." November 09

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    Eagles Insider @EaglesInsider

    #Eagles injury report highlights: DeSean Jackson is probable. Michael Vick is out. Jake Knott is doubtful

  • Geno Smith, DeSean Jackson earn Players of the Week "Geno Smith's Monday night performance not only won over critics and headline writers it also earned him the AFC Offensive Player of the Week award for Week 5. Smith completed 16 of 20 passes for 199 yards and three touchdowns but it was his poise down the stretch leading the New York Jets to a..." October 09

  • DeSean Jackson: Darrelle Revis can't 'run with me' "DeSean Jackson is fast. This isn't a new development. Speed is Jackson's thing. When motivated and situated in the right offense the Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver can be a gifted playmaker. Jackson faces a special challenge Sunday in the form of Tampa Bay Buccaneers cornerback Darrelle..." October 09

  • Beyond DeSean, Eagles' receivers pose no threat

    CSN Philly "The Denver Broncos have quite a few top-quality receivers. The Eagles don’t. DeSean Jackson is having an excellent season. He’s second in the NFL with 359 receiving yards. He’s caught 19 passes and two touchdowns. And he has seven receptions that have gone for 20 yards or more tied for most in..." September 27

  • Eagles WR DeSean Jackson focused on being playmaker again

    CSN Philly "It was a fingertip snag a beautiful reception of at least 50 yards by DeSean Jackson — just one of those plays worth sitting back and admiring. But what was perhaps more outstanding than the circus catch was how easy Jackson made it look beating one-on-one coverage. Granted Jackson beat Eddie..." August 04

  • Toe injury pushes DeSean Jackson off field

    Courier-Post "DeSean Jackson sustained a minor toe injury Thursday left practice early and did not return. CB Bradley Fletcher injured his groin and also did not finish practice. Other injured players who sat out include: OT Jason Peters (hamstring) WR Arrelious Benn (knee) TE Derek Carrier (shoulder) DT..." August 02

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