Report: Eagles ‘Don’t Want’ DeSean Jackson, Could Release Him

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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.

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One of the difficulties in acquiring Jackson via trade is his contract, which he isn’t open to restructuring, per Mehta.

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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.

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