Impossible to Believe That DeSean Jackson’s Release Was Only About Football

April 29, 2014   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Chip Kelly can't really win here, but something tells me the second-year Philadelphia Eagles coach doesn't care about the court of public opinion. 
Speaking to the media Monday for the first time since the team made the controversial decision to release Pro Bowl wide receiver DeSean Jackson, Kelly insisted over and over that said decision was made for "purely football reasons."
That despite multiple reports that Jackson and Kelly didn't mesh in the Philadelphia locker room, including this one from CBS Philly: 
But what a number of sources close to and around the team, including current and former players, as well as additional sources within the Eagles revealed was that Jackson was not very well liked by his teammates, was blatantly insubordinate, with temper tantrums cussing out Kelly several times in front of the team, pushed the NFL rookie coach the way 'a child would test boundaries,' and was more concerned with his rap label than he was about winning ...

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