Maybe the Eagles didn’t leak negative information about former Philly receiver DeSean Jackson in the past. There’s a decent chance that some more recent leaking is happening.
Joseph Santoliquito of CBS Philly reports that Jackson didn’t show up for the traditional year-end exit interview with coach Chip Kelly at the end of the 2013 season. Considering that Jackson told reporters that same day he believes he has earned a contract that would pay him more than $10.5 million in 2014, it’s easy to understand why Kelly would be a little miffed about the developments.
Last week, Santoliquito sprayed a shotgun regarding Jackson’s behavior in Philadelphia, but none of the pellets were nearly as intriguing as the idea that Jackson snubbed Kelly within the same immediate time frame of making a pitch for more money.
That one-two punch alone would be enough to break the proverbial camel’s back, with the Eagles deciding at that point to move on at the right time — such as, for example, after re-signing Riley Cooper and Jeremy Maclin, and after acquiring Darren Sproles in trade and inking him to an extension.