For as long as Donovan Mcnabb has been in Philadelphia, the prevailing
complaint among fans has been the lack of quality receivers.
Prior to last season, the lone exception to that rule was the 2004 season, when Terrell Owens came to town and the Eagles rode the Mcnabb/TO connection all the way to the Super Bowl.
Of course, the very next season, amid injuries to Mcnabb and the familiar antics by Owens, things quickly fell apart
Soon, TO was in Dallas and Eagles' backers were once again bemoaning a lack of talent among Philly's pass catching corps. Even Mcnabb himself complained on his personal blog during the offseason in 2008 about the lack of playmakers on the Eagles' offense.
Perhaps as a result of that, Philadelphia drafted Desean Jackson in the second round three months later. And to slightly rephrase an old saying, the rest is quickly becoming history.
After a solid rookie season in which he showed plenty of potential, Jackson has fully blossomed into arguably the top playmaker in the league.
In the process, he is not only providing a glimpse into what could have been, but even threatening to totally eclipse that one great season Mcnabb and TO shared...(read the entire article on Bleacher Report)