Dangerous Player: DeSean Jackson, Eagles WR - NFC East - ESPN
I believe that DeSean Jackson is the most dangerous player in the NFL right now. He's not the best receiver or the best punt returner -- but his ability to strike from anywhere on the field makes him one of the most potent weapons we've seen in years. Wide receivers such as the Cardinals' Larry Fitzgerald and the Texans' Andre Johnson are going to make a ton of plays, but Jackson's the type player who only needs a couple of touches to change the course of a game.
Dallas Cowboys Blog - Jenkins plans to be physical with Philly receivers - ESPN Dallas
Cornerback Mike Jenkins has a simple plan for dealing with the Philadelphia Eagles' explosive wide receivers corps. "Go out and hit them in the mouth," Jenkins said. "Just be physical and hopefully we can shut them down." Easy to say. Difficult to execute.
Game-breaker Jackson becomes draft home run for Eagles - NFL - CBSSports.com Football
I'll tell you what's a scary thing: That six other teams looking for wide receivers passed on Jackson in the 2008 draft. The Rams took the first wideout with Donnie Avery. Then Washington chose Devin Thomas. Green Bay followed with Jordy Nelson, Buffalo took James Hardy and Denver went for Eddie Royal. After Cincinnati took a flyer on Coastal Carolina's Jerome Simpson, the Eagles had Jackson all to themselves with the 49th pick.
Covering Eagles’ Jackson will be a chore for Cowboys | Sports | Star-Telegram.com
"Help, help, got to get some help on him," coach Wade Phillips said. "They know that. We know what. You got a guy like that who makes a lot of big plays, you got to get some help, you’ve got to have somebody else looking for him, too, not just the corners. Because we’ve seen corners get beat."
Duel between Dallas Cowboys and Philadelphia Eagles showcases differences in draft philosophies - ESPN Dallas
The Eagles have made a priority of returning Donovan McNabb to the Super Bowl, and it is evident in their recent draft philosophy. They acquired two young game-breaking receivers: DeSean Jackson with a second-round pick in 2008, and rookie Jeremy Maclin with a first-rounder this year. Jackson has six touchdowns this season, all covering more than 50 yards. The Cowboys will position veteran Terence Newman and first-year starter Mike Jenkins -- both first-round cornerbacks -- across from the Eagles receivers.