It’s becoming increasingly harder to believe that DeSean Jackson will play for the Philadelphia Eagles next season.
A source recently told Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News that the Eagles could release the 27-year-old wide receiver if a trade cannot be worked out.[tweet https://twitter.com/MMehtaNYDN/statuses/447393409171734528 align=”center”]
One of the difficulties in acquiring Jackson via trade is his contract, which he isn’t open to restructuring, per Mehta.[tweet https://twitter.com/MMehtaNYDN/statuses/447392786074304512 align=”center”]
While the talented receiver may not have the best attitude, there’s no denying he’s one of the better players at his position as a deep threat capable of stretching the field. That type of receiver is extremely valuable in today’s NFL.
Jackson caught 82 passes for a career-high 1,332 yards and nine touchdowns in 16 games last season. He’s tallied more than 950 receiving yards in four of the last five years.
A number of teams have inquired about Jackson, including the New England Patriots, New York Jets and San Francisco 49ers.[tweet https://twitter.com/TheRealDGunnCSN/status/446036062071447552 align=”center”]