After having him on his show on Tuesday, ESPN’s Adam Schefter joined 97.5 The Fanatic’s Morning Show on Wednesday for a few minutes with Anthony Gargano to discuss DeSean Jackson and another free-agent wide receiver, Alshon Jeffery.
So what about that potential Jackson reunion in Philly?
I think we all agree it’s possible. I don’t know that it’s likely, I don’t know that it’s unlikely, but it’s within the realm of possibility depending on how a lot of different things go.
Schefter indicated that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers could be a destination for Jackson, who said on Schefter’s podcast Monday that if he leaves with Washington, he’d want to play with a “great quarterback.” Jameis Winston certainly has the potential to be great.
What about Alshon Jeffery and his chances of playing for the Eagles?
I was talking to a couple of people the other day about what Jeffery’s price tag might be. I know there’s some people out there who think he could get $15-to-$16 million a year. I don’t know that the Eagles would be there. And the reason they say that is, I think that basically there are not a ton of quality free agents, but there are a ton of teams with a lot of cap room. So they’ve got to spend it on somebody.
While I’d be interested in Jeffery’s services, I definitely don’t want to get into a huge bidding war for him. Kenny Stills, Pierre Garcon and Kenny Britt are other free agent options at wideout that have been linked to the Eagles.
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