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DeSean wants his 22-month-old deal ripped up

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07:25 AM ET 01.07 | Barely removed from the best season of his career, DeSean Jackson has a message for Philly. [Jackson] made it clear Monday that he wants the Eagles to re-negotiate the five-year contract he signed 22 months ago. Jackson signed a five-year, $48.25341 million contract extension in March of 2012 that included a $10 million signing bonus. He earned $6.75 million this past year and is scheduled to earn base salaries of $10.25 million in 2014 and $9.75 million in both 2015 and 2016, along with $250,000 workout bonuses each year. Jackson is due $30.5 million over the next three years in base salary and workout bonuses but not including incentive bonuses. ... "I definitely feel it's something deserving," Jackson said at his locker in the NovaCare Complex on locker cleanout day. "We'll see how that plays out."

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January 7, 2014  07:33 AM ET

Nobody should be surprised by this tool!

January 7, 2014  07:39 AM ET

de-JACK-**** needs to shut up and color... eagles didn't hardly use this HEAD CASE anyhow-- once an eagle--- always a LOSER....

January 7, 2014  08:05 AM ET

Live and learn weinerhead ..........you signed it now be a man and honor it.

January 7, 2014  08:05 AM ET

Here's how it plays out... You will screech at the local scribes and at espen for several months and the Iggles will tell you to shut up and come play.

January 7, 2014  08:19 AM ET
QUOTE(#4):

Here's how it plays out... You will screech at the local scribes and at espen for several months and the Iggles will tell you to shut up and come play.

Exactly. Jackson may not realize it now, but he will, no holding out anymore. You lose money, you lose time-you lose. New CBA rules say that is not an option anymore.

January 7, 2014  08:32 AM ET

One and done in the playoffs, and he's acting like a Superbowl MVP.

He'd might as well legally change his name to MeSean.

January 7, 2014  08:35 AM ET

Shut up and play. If you actually had won anything, maybe someone would listen. No one cares!

January 7, 2014  08:52 AM ET

[re : a rai$e],.....umm,....maybe if he made it further in the playoffs..........LIKE, won the superbowl as the MVP....!

January 7, 2014  08:52 AM ET

DeSean, it took your team 16 games to win the title in the most underachieving division in pro football. Then you got beat at home in the first round of the playoffs. Stop looking at your regular season stats and start paying attention to the fact that the Eagles aren't that special.

January 7, 2014  08:59 AM ET
QUOTE(#9):

DeSean, it took your team 16 games to win the title in the most underachieving division in pro football. Then you got beat at home in the first round of the playoffs. Stop looking at your regular season stats and start paying attention to the fact that the Eagles aren't that special.

There is an "I" in team..

January 7, 2014  09:08 AM ET
QUOTE(#10):

There is an "I" in team..

In the world of Dooooshawn.

January 7, 2014  09:08 AM ET

Doesn't surprise me one bit, this guy is a legend in his own mind.

January 7, 2014  09:17 AM ET

Shut up and live up to your contract. You signed it you own it,.

January 7, 2014  09:25 AM ET

Might want to save some money for the O-line, fool. It takes 53 men to fill a roster.

January 7, 2014  09:35 AM ET

I think management needs to call Dan and RG3 in Washington and see if they would like to get DeSean in a trade for draft picks and get rid o the virus in Philly.

January 7, 2014  09:37 AM ET

The timing would be perfect to send this clown to Tampa Bay and he and Revis can figure out how to get $50 Million a piece and the let the rest of the team split $26 Million. Have gold teeth gone up that much?

January 7, 2014  09:38 AM ET

Classic example of what's wrong with pro sports these days.

January 7, 2014  09:41 AM ET

The joke is the Eagles would probably trade him or cut him before his next cheque is due before giving this kid a new deal. Resign Cooper and draft another WR in this loaded draft to replace Jackson while letting Maclin walk into free agency. It's the smart thing to do in these circumstances.

January 7, 2014  09:44 AM ET

<checks calendar>

Right on schedule.

 
January 7, 2014  10:00 AM ET
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The joke is the Eagles would probably trade him or cut him before his next cheque is due before giving this kid a new deal. Resign Cooper and draft another WR in this loaded draft to replace Jackson while letting Maclin walk into free agency. It's the smart thing to do in these circumstances.

That's what I'd do. This chucklehead signs a new contract and now he wants more money. He probably thinks he deserves QB money and guess what...he probably still wouldn't be happy. These guys like to complain about their salary but they forget that they got that big signing bonus that should be prorated as well. So, since he signed a five-year extension and got a $10M signing bonus, that means $2M more per year. In other words, this egomaniac is going to get $12M+ the next three years and he still wants more? Get rid of him while you can and you can get something for him. Either that or just cut him.

Every time I hear stories like this it reminds me of someone who said he'd rather own a racehorse than a professional sports team. Why? A horse eats oats or whatever and is happy. He wins a race or a few races. He still eats oats or whatever and he's still happy.

Not these chuckleheads. Just look at Jamal Anderson of the Falcons. He had several mediocre years then has one good year and now all of a sudden he wants a monster contract. Of course right after that he gets injured and pretty much did nothing. It makes me wish the owners could go back after a player has tanked it that year and say that since they only got half production from the player, the player only gets half his salary. That would solve a lot of these problems. Of course it's unrealistic but it's always nice to dream.

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