Philadelphia Eagles Sign DeSean Jackson to 5-Year, $51 Million Extension

Gabe ZaldivarPop Culture Lead WriterMarch 14, 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 have made it quite clear that they are sold on DeSean Jackson as their future at wide receiver by locking him up with a huge contract. 

ESPN's Adam Schefter reports the Eagles have indeed come to terms with their enigmatic star receiver and will have him on the team well past next season.

Filed to ESPN: Eagles gave DeSean Jackson a five-year, $51-million deal.

— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 14, 2012

 

DeSean Jackson finally gets the pay raise he deserves.