Posted by Will Brinson
DeSean Jackson sought a new deal after last season's duel Pro Bowl appearance -- he was on a very similar path as Chris Johnson, becoming an elite player in the NFL during his rookie deal and seeking additional money before a potential lockout.
Jackson, however, declined to make a lot of noise out of training camp and instead showed up and played football with no additional cash in hand.
Jeff McLane of the Philadelphia Inquirer believes that Jackson's recent concussion (cause on the play in which Dunta Robinson knocked him unconscious) may help expedite a deal -- and that it could come "sooner rather than later."
McLane points out that the Eagles like November as a month to give new money (both Brent Celek and Winston Justice got deals from the Eagles then), and it would go a long way to comforting Jackson, who Philadelphia believes is a long-term answer at wide receiver.
That also means you shouldn't expect to see too much of Jackson being put in harm's way, at least until he gets a new deal or some sort of restructured cash.
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