SportsNation Blog Archives DeSean Jackson
There have been more than a few noteworthy arrivals in Bethlehem, Pa., in recent weeks, as guys like Nnamdi Asomugha and Ronnie Brown showed for work at the Eagles' training camp. But might Monday's arrival of a more familiar face be the key to this team living up to the hype? DeSean Jackson still doesn't have a new contract in his hands, but the big-play receiver dropped his holdout after 11 days. Rank 'Em: Who are the NFL's top receivers?
Should Jackson get a new deal?
We can all agree Jackson is a bargain at $565,000 in the final year of his rookie contract, but is a wait-and-see approach the best call for the Eagles when it comes to an extension?
Jackson or Asomugha?
The Eagles added a guy widely regarded as one of the best in the game at shutting down receivers. But is a receiver like Jackson, who opens up the offense, more valuable?
Jackson or Terrell Owens?
Speaking of valuable receivers, the team's only Super Bowl trip in recent memory came with Terrell Owens catching passes from Donovan McNabb.
Does Jackson bring the whole game?
No receiver averaged more yards per catch last season than Jackson, but plenty of his peers topped his 47 catches. Is he special or a specialist?