DeSean Jackson: Philadelphia Eagles Opt to Use Franchise Tag on Star Wideout

Gabe ZaldivarPop Culture Lead WriterMarch 1, 2012

MIAMI GARDENS, FL - DECEMBER 11:  Receiver DeSean Jaskson #10 of the Philadelphia Eagles looks on against the Miami Dolphins at Sun Life Stadium on December 11, 2011 in Miami Gardens, Florida.  (Photo by Marc Serota/Getty Images)
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The Philadelphia Eagles made their commitment official by issuing the franchise tag on enigmatic wide receiver DeSean Jackson

ESPN's Adam Schefter reported Thursday afternoon on the Eagles bringing back a player last season that proved to be problematic but is no doubt one of the brightest stars in the game.

Eagles place franchise tag on WR DeSean Jackson.

— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 1, 2012