After providing numerous players with hefty contracts during the first week of free agency, Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson was hoping he would cash in as well by holding out from training camp until the team gave him an extension. Lucky for the Eagles, Jackson’s hold out didn’t last as long as expected.
According to Jonathan Tamari of Philly.com, Jackson will show up to camp on Monday or Tuesday this week. The Eagles reported to camp on Wednesday, but players weren’t required to report until the following day–which means Jackson technically only missed three days of practice since players were off on Sunday.
Whether or not he’ll be fined for his hold out has yet to be determined–but it’s obvious why Jackson is unhappy with his contract situation.
The fourth-year wideout has been waiting a long time for a new extension and is only scheduled to make $565,000 for the upcoming season. Considering everything Jackson has done over the last three years as a triple threat for the Eagles’ offense and special team–it’s safe to say he deserves some sort of raise from the organization.
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