Lurie: Eagles Released DeSeason Jackson As 'Football Decision'

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Lurie: Eagles Released DeSeason Jackson As 'Football Decision' 

Post#1 » by RealGM Wiretap » Tue Apr 29, 2014 3:18 pm

Chip Kelly has received the support of Philadelphia Eagles' owner Jeffrey Lurie in the decision to release DeSean Jackson.

The Eagles have denied the decision as being anything more than a "football decision."

"It was really a football decision," Lurie told the Philadelphia Inquirer. "Chip and his people were incredibly clear that for us to get better we need to take a step back and reconfigure the wide receiver position. I think common to a lot of really smart coaches, he knows exactly what he wants at every position. And for Chip on offense, it just wasn't a good fit. It just was not a good fit with what he asks wide receivers to do."

Via Andy Jasner/ESPN

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Re: Lurie: Eagles Released DeSeason Jackson As 'Football Dec 

Post#2 » by pjiggz » Wed Apr 30, 2014 6:37 pm

If that's the case, the only football reason would be is that they want to tank for a top pick. I guess they rather make Jackson look at fault then tell their fans they're tanking next season.

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