DeSean Jackson Might Not Fit Philadelphia Eagles’ New-Look Offense

May 2, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

All of the talk surrounding the Eagles this offseason has been the departure of Donovan McNabb and the beginning of the Kevin Kolb era. The change at quarterback is supposed to be accompanied with a change in philosophy that will more closely reflect a traditional west coast offense.

Call it what you want, but the Eagles have not run a west coast offense over the past couple of seasons ever since Brian Westbrook began to break down and DeSean Jackson and Jeremy Maclin came onto the scene.

Jackson and Maclin allowed McNabb to take advantage of his big arm and incredibly accurate deep ball and score some quick points with a vertical offense, rather than dink-and-dunking the ball down the field.

But now, with that dink-and-dunk style becoming the focus-point as Andy Reid and Marty Mornhinweg look to take advantage of Kolb's accuracy in the short game, how will that work for DeSean Jackson, who is clearly more of a deep-ball, quick-strike type of player?


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