Tim McManus wrote this morning that DeSean Jaccson would be interested in returning to the Eagles. It had been reported that Jeffrey Lurie, Howie Roseman and Doug Pederson were interested in signing Jaccson in the offseason as part of yet another effort to return to the glory of the Andy Reid years.
Here’s what McManus wrote about DeSean’s level of interest… or, if you prefer, 30-year-old wide receiver is thrilled that predictable organization is so painfully transparent and tipping its hand before the season is over:
A source close to DeSean Jackson believes the wide receiver would be “intrigued” by a possible return to Philadelphia, and that the Eagles will be in the conversation this offseason should Jackson hit the open market.
ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported Sunday that the Eagles are likely to pursue a reunion with Jackson, who is in the final year of his contract with the Washington Redskins. The Eagles and Redskins meet Sunday at Lincoln Financial Field.
Problem: DeSean is getting older, and though wide receivers typically don’t decline as quickly as running backs, he’s lost some of his explosiveness, which was his main attribute.
DeSean seems to have matured and is still better than any option the Eagles have right now, but this seems like painfully familiar Ruben Amaro-Paul Holmgren like interest from the Eagles.
Has D-Jac really declined all that much? Let’s go to the charts Jim put together: Continue Reading