After one practice, Robert Griffin III already sounds confidence he will have success with his new wide receiver in DeSean Jackson.
Not that you need it, but here are ten of the top story lines to get pumped up for the upcoming NFL season.
Saturday, Maclin said he felt great and that he can’t wait to get back to playing in full pads.
DeSean Jackson, now a Washington Redskin, made a triumphant return to the Philadelphia area and dropped 45 points on his pal’s team, LeSean McCoy, during McCoy’s charity basketball game Saturday.
After missing all of last season with a knee injury, Maclin continues to look strong throughout the Eagles off-season workouts. Maclin knows the real test will come when he puts the pads on during training camp, but the receiver is happy with his progress at this stage of the off-season.
Coming off his best NFL season in six seasons with the Philadelphia Eagles, DeSean Jackson was released and is now a Washington Redskin.
A season after parting ways with wide receiver DeSean Jackson, the Eagles will host a regular season game against Jackson’s new team, the Washington Redskins. According to TiqIQ, the secondary market prices for these two returns aren’t showing the same kind of demand.
DeSean Jackson was released by the Eagles on March 28th. Once the angry mob subsided, conventional wisdom dictated that the Eagles will draft a receiver with the 22nd overall pick to replace the 27 year-old Pro Bowler.
On Monday the Eagles finally broke their month-long silence after releasing DeSean Jackson on March 28th. Chip Kelly and Howie Roseman explained the move was purely a “football decision”, and Eagles general manager Roseman joined Angelo Cataldi and the WIP Morning Show to discuss the matter further.
Eagles Pro-Bowl guard Evan Mathis joined Angelo Cataldi and the WIP Morning Show on Tuesday and talked about DeSean Jackson’s release.
Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie and general manager Howie Roseman maintained the same “safe speak” mode as their head coach, Chip Kelly, on Monday in explaining why the Eagles cut Pro Bowl receiver DeSean Jackson, after a career-best season.
Kelly had not publicly spoken on the subject since Jackson was released—until Monday.
Chris discusses a Main Line drug bust, Attorney General Eric Holder offering drug clemency, and the Boston Marathon, one year later. He also talks to Chaka Fattah Jr. about the federal investigations in which he is targeted and the countersuit he has filed.
I wonder when the last opening day to a baseball season was cancelled. It happened to the Phillies this week.
It seems as if DeSean Jackson never really embraced Chip Kelly’s innovative sports science system, nor Kelly himself, according to a number of sources. Whereas everyone else appeared to buy into what Kelly was preaching, Jackson at times wasn’t in lockstep with the group. The two always seemed to be at odds with each other.