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DeSean Jackson, Jeffrey Lurie meet up with the Lombardi Trophy

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Jackson wants to bring another Super Bowl to Philly now that he’s back.

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It was certainly a homecoming for DeSean Jackson when the Philadelphia Eagles decided to trade for the receiver this offseason, and during his introductory press conference he mentioned repeatedly how good it felt to be “home” and how he saw the team win a Super Bowl and wants to be a part of getting back to that stage.

After an abrupt departure years ago, it seems like there was no love lost between the wideout and Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie, head coach Doug Pederson and GM Howie Roseman. Jackson mentioned that he and Howie had stayed in touch over the years, and Pederson shared a cute anecdote about he and Jackson exchanged words after their last meeting when he was with the Bucs.

Now, Jackson has gotten his chance to reconnect with Lurie and, it appears, his time with the Lombardi Trophy.

There’s a lot to take in from this photo, but there are definitely some questions, as well. Where are the duo hanging out? How did the Lombardi end up being there? So, I did a little digging...

You can see a signed Eagles football and photo of Lurie on the shelves in the background of the picture, so it would seem that they are somewhere on the owner’s turf.

It appears that Jeffrey Lurie bought a house in Palm Beach back in 2013, according to Realtor.com:

“In 2013, Lurie purchased a 17,113-square-foot mansion for $28.5 million. Located on Palm Beach’s exclusive South Ocean Drive, it’s only a couple of blocks from President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago.”

And, based on his Instagram, it looks like DeSean was on a family vacation in Miami just three days before the picture was taken — based on the umbrella in the background.

This leads me to believe that the meetup happened in Lurie’s home in Florida, before he jetted off the 2019 NFL Owner’s Meeting.

Jackson’s return to the Eagles has now been embraced by everyone involved, and it’s good to see Lurie and the receiver let bygones be bygones and move forward with a common goal in mind — getting a second Lombardi for the city of Philadelphia.