Shortly after Chip Kelly was fired, reporters asked DeSean Jackson for his opinion on the matter. The former Eagles receiver said that he didn't really care about Kelly getting fired. Now, however, in an interview with Robert Klemko of The MMQB, Jackson is offering a much more strong opinion.
"I’m a firm believer that bad karma comes back on you," Jackson told The MMQB. "When you ruin a team like that, you do things to peoples’ families, you release people, you trade people, you get rid of good players who build something with the community, with the fans, with the kids—to have a guy come in and change up the team like that, I just believe in karma."
"I don’t have any bad words to say about him as far as what he feels he needs on his roster. But the guys that were on that roster created something special, from Jeremy Maclin to LeSean McCoy to Trent Cole to Todd Herremans and myself and Brandon Boykin; it goes on and on and on. When we were there we were a brotherhood. So for everyone to go their separate ways and to see how it all ended up, it’s a very sad thing."
The Eagles unceremoniously released Jackson during the 2014 offseason. The former fan favorite was coming off a career year. Kelly didn't want to have Jackson around, however, due to multiple reasons (including "culture.")
Kelly's out of a job now and Jackson is part of the team that knocked the Eagles out of the playoffs this season. It's easy to see who got the last laugh.