Report: The Eagles Seriously Hated DeSean Jackson

Football fans are smarter than teams and media give them credit for. When the Eagles released DeSean Jackson, they could easily have said, "Jackson is a great player, but between his sometimes-spotty play and his occasional inability to get along with coaches and teammates, we don't believe he's worth the $10 million… » 4/04/14 3:34pm 4/04/14 3:34pm

Two Former Players Have DeSean Jackson's Back

The NFL story of the day is the release of WR DeSean Jackson almost immediately after the release of a report that the Eagles were concerned about his association with alleged Crips gang members. Two former players have weighed in, and both are of the mind that Jackson is being unfairly smeared for the company he… » 3/28/14 3:40pm 3/28/14 3:40pm

Eagles Cut DeSean Jackson Amid Claims Of Gang Ties

The Eagles have released star receiver DeSean Jackson. The move is something of a surprise—though he was likely done in Philly, they might have gotten something for him in a trade—but the timing is fascinating. The announcement came exactly 35 minutes after the publication of an NJ.com article alleging the Eagles were… » 3/28/14 1:12pm 3/28/14 1:12pm

Dumb Column About Michael Vick: "Who Will Think Of The Children?"

There is a stupid thing in the New York Times today, which if read aloud in the proper cadence would sound quite a bit like a warmup oration for a tar-and-feathering. It's about Michael Vick, of course, and it argues that no team in the NFL should sign Michael Vick, for the sake of the children. » 1/06/14 12:43pm 1/06/14 12:43pm

Eagles Fan Spits On Saints Fan Moments After Losing

Saints fan Nick Scelfo was at the Linc to watch his team win on a field goal as time expired. He recorded the moments after the Eagles lost, celebrating while being surrounded by Philly fans. Most of them ignored him, but one fan near him said, "I'm gonna spit in your face," a second before following through with his… » 1/05/14 2:56pm 1/05/14 2:56pm