The Philadelphia Eagles New No. 1 Receiver

May 3, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

There’s been a lot of talk regarding the changes that have taken place on the Philadelphia Eagles offense.  When you change players, particularly at quarterback, you have to make a change in philosophy. 
Everyone knows that Donovan McNabb’s strength was the vertical, deep passing game. With Kevin Kolb taking over the helm, Eagles fans can expect to see a short-intermediate game based more on timing. 
One big question mark is: How is a 5’10”, 175lb DeSean Jackson going to handle being the No. 1 wide receiver in an offense dominated by slants, curls and out patterns?
Let me nip this in the bud for everyone.  DeSean Jackson is no longer going to be the No. 1 receiver for the Eagles.  That title will go to Mr. Jeremy Maclin.
This is by no means a knock on Jackson.  He’s one of the most exciting players in the league right now and should continue to be so. 
It’s about the team catering to its str...

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