Who is up for a thread on DeSean Jackson's Gang Ties?

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  1. Jenky

    Jenky Well-Known Member Zone Supporter

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    Wow too much credit there. McCoy makes that offense.
  2. ninja

    ninja Numbnuts

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    Who would have ever thought one year later that Riley Cooper would still be an Eagle and DeSean Jackson cut?

    Can you imagine the ridicule GM Jerry would have received for making a decision like this? The Eagles have a 'real' GM, right?

    I thought it was interesting the Eagles already knew about the supposed gang ties and still extended Jackson. That right there surpasses in stupidity extending Ratliff.
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  3. Risen Star

    Risen Star Likes Collector Zone Supporter

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    McCoy doesn't make teams play 7 in the box because they have to account for the home run hitter at all times.

    He's their best offensive player, no question, but Jackson's speed is the facilitator that makes that offense hum.
  4. Risen Star

    Risen Star Likes Collector Zone Supporter

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    Sal Paolantonio reports this NJ.com article expediated the release of Jackson but was not the reason for it. The Eagles supposedly did have trade offers but didn't feel right unloading these issues on another team.
  5. OhSnap

    OhSnap Well-Known Member

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    Great title for a thread.

    He's lucky he didn't hang out in a mall with a friend saggin his pants or hit his mom with his hat or he might not have made it this far under the radar.
  6. BigStar

    BigStar Stop chasing

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    Or that gang ties are more common than fans want to believe (Hernandez was a blood). Just bc the player isn't commiting murders doesn't mean he isn't still a member.
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  7. GimmeTheBall!

    GimmeTheBall! Junior College Transfer

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    From Jail?
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  8. Wood

    Wood Well-Known Member

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    here is amazing stat: 60 catches when for first downs for Jackson. That guy moves the chains.
  9. Alexander

    Alexander What's it going to be then, eh?

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    I don't buy it. At all. If they got something they could deal with and that was not embarrassing on a PR front, they would have done it.
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  10. Risen Star

    Risen Star Likes Collector Zone Supporter

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    I don't buy that either.
  11. Alexander

    Alexander What's it going to be then, eh?

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    Hey NFL friends, we do not want to saddle you all with our problems, so we just release the player.

    Please be careful.

    Signed,

    Jeffrey, Chip and Howie

    Who is stupid enough to believe this garbage?
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  12. stasheroo

    stasheroo Well-Known Member

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    Likewise. Not buying that they were too nice.

    If anything, I think they decided to just cut him after news got out and they knew their chance was gone.
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  13. SilverStarCowboy

    SilverStarCowboy The Actualist

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    A real Head Coach in Chip Kelly reserves and deserves the credit to make his Offense hum. He's a very smart football guy, Eagles are better off.
  14. Risen Star

    Risen Star Likes Collector Zone Supporter

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    Chip's been there one year. DeSean's been impacting that Eagles offense since he got there.
  15. AbeBeta

    AbeBeta Well-Known Member

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    Didn't feel right unloading their problem? That's pure spin.
  16. Alexander

    Alexander What's it going to be then, eh?

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    Sal Paolantonio has been like their operative in the mass media for years. I don't believe a damn word he says.
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  17. Risen Star

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    Jerry: Wait....don't release him. How about a 2nd?
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  18. Sydla

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    I do. If the Eagles knew about these gang related issues and other issues (there are rumors there is an insurance fraud situation with Jackson and his house being robbed a few months ago), that's some heavy crap to keep quiet and then unload on another team. That certainly wouldn't earn you any goodwill amongst GMs around the league that you would like to make future deals with.
  19. AbeBeta

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    So I look around the league and I think "what team has a coach who can deal with those issues?"

    And I see Seattle. Pete Carroll coached for years at USC - that campus is smack in the middle of LA's gangland. He likely dealt with tons of players who had gang ties.
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  20. Alexander

    Alexander What's it going to be then, eh?

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    Don't worry, Chip has Mark and Nick all on this.

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