June 17, 2013 |
DeSean Jackson, who has built a career on creating highlights, has lived much of his life in front of a camera. The by-product is a new documentary, DeSean Jackson: The Making of a Father's Dream, compiled from thousands of hours of footage taken by his brother, Byron Jackson, since Jackson was a child. "At first, being young, I used to always tell him to stop filming me," Jackson said. "But [Bryon] used to tell me, 'One day, this is all going to be needed.' " Available Sunday for Father's Day on inDemand, the film is ostensibly about DeSean Jackson.
July 27, 2011
INTO EACH life, a little Rosenhaus must fall. Or not. Today is when we find out if DeSean Jackson, star client of star agent Drew Rosenhaus, is about to start doing sit-ups in the driveway. At which point, the danger will not be in Jackson's action, not really, but in the potential for overreaction by the Eagles. The thinking all along is that Jackson and his inadequate contract would arrive at Lehigh and go to work and get his new deal from the Eagles sometime during the summer.
January 19, 2014 |
DESEAN JACKSON yesterday became the fifth Eagle named to the Pro Bowl this season, after Houston's Andre Johnson decided he'd seen enough of Hawaii, having been selected seven times. This will be the third trip for Jackson in six NFL seasons, his first in 3 years. In his first season in Chip Kelly's offense, Jackson set career highs in catches (82) and yards (1,332). He will join quarterback Nick Foles, running back LeSean McCoy and guard Evan Mathis in Hawaii for the Jan. 26 game.
September 12, 2008
DeSean Jackson grew up in Long Beach, attended the University of California and as a kid saw plenty of Terrell Owens when Owens played for the 49ers from 1996 to 2003. He certainly is a T.O. fan . . . to a point. "Definitely, as far as what he does on the field," Jackson said. "The only thing I don't really get caught up in is the off-the-field issues. That's what I don't want to do. " Jackson recalled some of the antics Owens employed to get out of San Francisco and Philadelphia, then finished his thought.
January 8, 2014 |
DeSean Jackson said he's deserving of a new contract after the best season of his six-year career. The Eagles wide receiver just finished the second year of a five-year, $47 million deal signed in March 2012. There was $15 million guaranteed, nearly all of which has been paid. Jackson is due $10.25 million in base salary next season and $9.75 million in base salary the following two seasons. Jackson recorded a career-high 82 catches and 1,332 yards to go along with nine touchdowns in 2013 and said his season "speaks for itself.
November 22, 2010
Michael Vick and DeSean Jackson have been nominated for PULSE Awards by a subsidiary of the NFL Players Association. Vick is up for "Comeback Player" along with Cleveland's Peyton Hillis, Cincinnati's Terrell Owens, the Jets' LaDainian Tomlinson and New England's Wes Welker. Jackson is among a group heralded as "Emerging Players" along with St. Louis' Sam Bradford, Tampa Bay's Josh Freeman, Green Bay's Clay Matthews, and Atlanta's Matt Ryan. Voting begins today. Fans may vote up to five times per day until Dec. 24 at www.PulseAwards.
August 2, 2011
BETHLEHEM - No sign of wide receiver DeSean Jackson, despite those reports Sunday that an end to his holdout was near. "Me and DeSean, we've been talking a lot," quarterback Michael Vick said. "Everybody's just trying to get on the same page, and just create an understanding. DeSean, he has an upbeat attitude, very positive right now, and I think he's going to handle the situation like a man. "We just gotta sit back and see what happens, but we want him here, we're looking forward to him coming in. " Vick said he doesn't know when Jackson will be here.
September 11, 2012 |
EAGLES WIDE receiver DeSean Jackson is donating $50,000 to the Wounded Warrior Project, which provides aid to miliary members who incurred service-connected wounds, injuries or illnesses on or after Sept. 11, 2001. Jackson will present the check Tuesday, fittingly 9/11, at the Fort Dix Joint Base in South Jersey and visit with a group of wounded warriors. "The Wounded Warrior Project is a great organization and this is something that I feel very grateful and blessed to be able to do," Jackson said in a statement.
July 20, 2013 |
DeSean Jackson, a month after he severed his relationship with agent Drew Rosenhaus, signed with Joel Segal, who represents Eagles quarterback Michael Vick. Jackson's publicist, Denise White, announced the signing on Twitter. Liz Mullen of Sports Business Journal was first with the report. Jackson had entertained the idea of moving to rapper/entrepreneur Jay Z's Roc Nation Sports, according to sources close to the Eagles wide receiver. But he ultimately opted for a traditional agent, albeit one of the more powerful ones in the NFL. Jackson is entering the second year of a five-year, $51 million contract that he signed in March 2012.