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DeSean Jackson released - Go get em Jerry

Discussion in 'NFL Zone' started by bula, Mar 28, 2014.

  1. TwoDeep3

    TwoDeep3 Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for the logical response. I appreciate your taking the time.

    I also just read that he is associated with gangs, something I had not heard. I understand taking a pass on this guy now.
     
  2. Wood

    Wood Well-Known Member

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    oh I absolutely think Dallas would be wrong location for Jackson as they have enough resources committed to keeping Dez straight. I just think Jackson will be great value for team that is little older and have strong leadership. But lets not get carried away with thinking this is just another player. He has game changing ability and I think he could be had for about $3 million. KC would be ideal because Jackson respects Reid and KC already has game changer at RB with Jamaal Charles. You combine Jackson with Charles and you have lethal speed on that offense combined with good defense that could make some noise.
     
  3. wileedog

    wileedog Well-Known Member

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    In Desean's final year of his rookie contract when the Eagles refused to give him the "#1 WR" type extension he felt he was entitled to you, Jackson all but admitted he played "soft" that season to avoid getting injured. There was no way he was going to miss his big payday no matter what it cost the team. He had a major down season and still demanded the same huge extension after that season.

    Furthermore his game is ALL speed - he is not a guy who goes over the middle. Ever. He's small so you can't throw it up and just give him a shot to go get it because he probably won't. He's a guy who makes his yards when he manages to get completely open or with YAC.

    I can't think of many worse comparisons to Micheal Irvin the Desean Jackson.
     
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  4. joseephuss

    joseephuss Well-Known Member

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    Jackson isn't going to accept $3 million.

    The KC defense was terrible the last half of the season. They gave up more yards over the final 8 games than Dallas did.

    Reid was paired with DeSean Jackson in Philly along with a game changer at RB in McCoy and the resulting noise was Reid getting fired.
     
  5. rocyaice

    rocyaice Well-Known Member

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    Maybe things might open up for Dwayne Bowe with a Desean Jackson on the field?
     
  6. Wood

    Wood Well-Known Member

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    thats what Jackson brings (beside the ridiculous 60 catches for 1st downs) is he opens the field. However Alex Smith is more of bus driver so he would pull some of Jacksons numbers down. From a pure statistically view, Carolina would produce biggest numbers for Jackson and that may be were he goes to max. his next contract. All I know is the Eagles are much much less weaker team today.
     
  7. erod

    erod Well-Known Member

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    That is exactly what Adam Schefter reported.
     
  8. Cowboy Brian

    Cowboy Brian 3.141529 Zone Supporter

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  9. joseephuss

    joseephuss Well-Known Member

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    He isn't the only receiver to have 60 catches for first downs. His 60 ranked 13th last year.

    http://espn.go.com/nfl/statistics/player/_/stat/receiving/sort/receivingFirstDowns
     
  10. joseephuss

    joseephuss Well-Known Member

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    The Eagles had Jeremy Maclin on the field, too when Reid was their coach. He got fired.

    I'm not saying Jackson isn't good, but there are limits to the impact a good receiver brings to a team.
     
  11. thechosen1n2

    thechosen1n2 Well-Known Member

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    I am not aware of that. I thought he was just causing locker room problems. Murderers? What?.........And like I said in the first post. I dont think we should, I was just saying that "headaches" should not be the sole reason we dont get a player.
     
  12. M'Kevon

    M'Kevon A Love Supreme

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    Lil Danny going after his man . . .
     
  13. radioactivecowboy88

    radioactivecowboy88 Well-Known Member

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  14. theSHOW

    theSHOW Benched

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  15. stasheroo

    stasheroo Well-Known Member

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    Can't see it after the Hernandez deal.
     
  16. Ntegrase96

    Ntegrase96 Well-Known Member

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    Yes to his skill set.

    No to the person he is and the money he wants.
     
  17. Bowdown27

    Bowdown27 Well-Known Member

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    No shot we go after him but I do see jets redskins or pats. A guy like belichek will help him I think. Hernandez deal is just a crazy situation
     
  18. cheftjpeck

    cheftjpeck Well-Known Member

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    Even if he would come here cheap or if we had a load of cash to spend on him...
    100% resounding HECK NO!!!
     
  19. rynochop

    rynochop Well-Known Member

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    I could actually see Belicheck being that arrogant.
     
  20. Angus12

    Angus12 Active Member

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    This story broke a very short time before the Eagles cut him loose. I don't want this guy any where near the Dallas Cowboys.
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    Jackson was, however, associated with Theron Shakir, one of the two men charged with the murder. Along with co-defendant Marques Binns, Shakir is a purported member of the Crips. In addition, Shakir, known as "T-Ron," is a rapper who recorded for Jaccpot Records, a label owned by Jackson. The two were close enough that they appear together frequently in photographs -- including pictures posted by Jackson to Instagram while Shakir sat in jail awaiting trial for the teen's execution.

    http://www.nj.com/eagles/index.ssf/2014/03/eagles_desean_jackson_off-the-field_troubles.html
     

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