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

Richard Sherman Speaks The Truth On DeSean Jackson

Richard Sherman has written another post for The MMQB, and this time he is wading into the mess of stupid that has bubbled up around DeSean Jackson's release from the Eagles and alleged gang ties. It's the smartest thing that's been written about the situation yet. » 4/02/14 1:37pm 4/02/14 1:37pm

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

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

With Orton Or Romo, The Cowboys Are Still The Cowboys

The Cowboys' season ended in a way that all Cowboys' seasons now seem destined to end: With an 8-8 record, a trip to the playoffs handed over to a division rival, and a backbreaking interception. Tony Romo may not have been there to preside over this year's clusterfuck, but he wasn't needed—the Cowboys are always going … » 12/30/13 10:00am 12/30/13 10:00am

The Problem With Riley Cooper's Redemption

There are two legitimately fascinating stories hiding in ESPN's "Hot Read" on the redemption of Riley Cooper, and neither of them are told. One is buried and glossed over, the other ignored altogether, in favor of a trite and vaguely insulting tale of overcoming self-inflicted adversity. » 12/18/13 3:24pm 12/18/13 3:24pm