DeSean Jackson had a turbulent 2011 season with he Philadelphia Eagles. He outwardly showed his frustration after not getting a new contract. which affected his on field play and foothold with the team.
Once into the off-season it was rumored that Jackson would attempt to be traded by Philadelphia before the start of free agency, but all that hype was put to rest when he was given the franchise tag to remain with the team.
Jackson is one of the leagues premier deep threat receivers, and you can be sure that quarterback Michael Vick lobbied to keep him with the Eagles for the foreseeable future.
But Jackson is also a valuable special teams contributor that at times has showcased an amazing ability to streak by the kick coverage and find the end zone.
So even with all his “issues”, Philadelphia was right to franchise him considering his talents — and now everything his great between he, the front office, and head coach Andy Reid.
In his four year career as a receiver Jackson has caught 229 passes for 4,085 yards and 21 touchdowns. As a punt returner he has amassed 1,226 return yards and four touchdowns.
Apparently while Jackson was awaiting his future with the Eagles he decided to use his free time to record a rap video with Gillie Da Kid, so maybe he has a career after football in the rap game?