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.
Chris reviews yesterday’s Phillies home opener, Attorney General Eric Holder’s testimony on gun safety, and the President’s efforts to eliminate the gender pay gap. He also talks to Victor Fiorillo from Philadelphia Magazine.
The Eagles had Pro Bowl weapons at quarterback, running back and wide receiver in 2013. Nick Foles set records behind center, LeSean McCoy had one of the organization’s best seasons out of the backfield, and DeSean Jackson had his best NFL season.
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.
When the Eagles released DeSean Jackson, it reminded many of when they released another top receiver, Cris Carte
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Chris analyzes the shooting at Ft. Hood yesterday, Sarah Palin’s performance on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, and DeSean Jackson’s introduction with the Washington Redskins. He also talks with Senator Pat Toomey and Michael Reagan.
“Definitely I’ll be very excited and stoked to play the Eagles, who wouldn’t be? It’s very exciting,” Jackson said.
DeSean Jackson had a career year in 2013 with the Eagles and head coach Chip Kelly. Will he repeat that performance in Washington?
The controversial decision by the Eagles to release Jackson, followed by him potentially signing in Washington, spurred a ton of fan reaction.
Chris reviews last night’s discussion with Jim Demint at the National Constitution Center, the announcement that 7 million people have enrolled at healthcare.gov, and DeSean Jackson’s signing with the Washington Redskins. He also talks to Tom McGrath from Philadelphia Magazine.
According to reports, the DeSean Jackson free agency tour ended up being a short one.
The way it looks now, the Eagles have considerably weakened themselves on the field by extracting DeSean Jackson, while potentially extremely strengthening the Washington Redskins, their NFC East rivals, if the ’Skins sign him.
DeSean Jackson will not be wearing midnight green next season, but the odds say he will likely line up against them twice this season.