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Why wasn't DeSean Jackson on the field more? (1 Viewer)

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Jackson was barely targeted yesterday and he only was on the field as the 2nd or 1st WR for about half of the plays!! Despite the fact he has been exceptional early in the season, gave the Eagles a huge boost with a punt td, ran the ball nicely on some reverses, it seem Reid didn't use him fully. Is this rookie punishment by Reid for some mental lapses last week?

With Curtis coming back, I am starting to wonder if Jackson will stay in as the starter.. I thought he would replace Reg Brown, but the past two games Brown seems to be the #1 target Wr...

Any thoughts or insight? What can we expect going forward for Jackson?

 
Because Andy Reid decided moving the ball and scoring was not a priority in the last 3 quarters.

Fat Andy as always said it is his responsibilty to put the players in position to make plays...

They can't make plays with one of your only playmakers on the sideline Andy!!! :shrug:

 
Did Reid address Jackson's use at all after the game? I just wonder if this is a trend or a 1 week blip which is very possible... Just like Felix Jones was shutout last week, this week Dallas gets him some touches..

 
It may have had something to do with the fact that Jackson ran a wrong route in the second(?) quarter which nearly resulted in a Carlos Rogers INT. He wasn't much seen on the field after that.

 
It may have had something to do with the fact that Jackson ran a wrong route in the second(?) quarter which nearly resulted in a Carlos Rogers INT. He wasn't much seen on the field after that.
I definitely noticed that Reid keeps Jackson on a very short leash. One bad route or a muffed punt whatever it might be and the kid is shutdown for the game. Doesn't make sense to me but I guess that's how it goes when you're a rook.
 
It may have had something to do with the fact that Jackson ran a wrong route in the second(?) quarter which nearly resulted in a Carlos Rogers INT. He wasn't much seen on the field after that.
I definitely noticed that Reid keeps Jackson on a very short leash. One bad route or a muffed punt whatever it might be and the kid is shutdown for the game. Doesn't make sense to me but I guess that's how it goes when you're a rook.
Too bad he doesn't use his belt as a leash.
 
It may have had something to do with the fact that Jackson ran a wrong route in the second(?) quarter which nearly resulted in a Carlos Rogers INT. He wasn't much seen on the field after that.
I definitely noticed that Reid keeps Jackson on a very short leash. One bad route or a muffed punt whatever it might be and the kid is shutdown for the game. Doesn't make sense to me but I guess that's how it goes when you're a rook.
Too bad he doesn't use his belt as a leash.
lol
 
Desean Jackson makes a lot of mental mistakes and I would beat the house that Ried just does not want to take the chance that he costs them the game. I think they should just let him play cause he makes some big time plays when he is in there. He is just a rookie and it shows.

 
Maybe he just doesn't want another TO situation on his hands.
That's a pretty extreme comparison, however if you talk with Cal fans Jackson definitely has a lot of diva in him, and so it may well be that this is Reid's way of trying to keep him humble and focused.
 
Maybe he just doesn't want another TO situation on his hands.
That's a pretty extreme comparison, however if you talk with Cal fans Jackson definitely has a lot of diva in him, and so it may well be that this is Reid's way of trying to keep him humble and focused.
All while costing the team games. Discipline over winning? DeSean seems to be the best threat that team has through the air.
 
Maybe he just doesn't want another TO situation on his hands.
That's a pretty extreme comparison, however if you talk with Cal fans Jackson definitely has a lot of diva in him, and so it may well be that this is Reid's way of trying to keep him humble and focused.
All while costing the team games. Discipline over winning? DeSean seems to be the best threat that team has through the air.
The issue isn't whether you or I think it makes sense, the issue is whether Reid does. Given that Reid is a guy who sent TO home in 2005 with stats of 47/763/6 through 7 games, and watched his team go 2-7 after that, yeah, I can see this being what Reid does. :lmao:
 
Mustang Man said:
Desean Jackson makes a lot of mental mistakes and I would beat the house that Ried just does not want to take the chance that he costs them the game.
Andy wants to keep the "cost us the game" spotlight all to himself.
 
Maybe he just doesn't want another TO situation on his hands.
That's a pretty extreme comparison, however if you talk with Cal fans Jackson definitely has a lot of diva in him, and so it may well be that this is Reid's way of trying to keep him humble and focused.
All while costing the team games. Discipline over winning? DeSean seems to be the best threat that team has through the air.
The issue isn't whether you or I think it makes sense, the issue is whether Reid does. Given that Reid is a guy who sent TO home in 2005 with stats of 47/763/6 through 7 games, and watched his team go 2-7 after that, yeah, I can see this being what Reid does. :rolleyes:
Perhaps he learned his lesson and is using the ounce of prevention before the pound of cure.
 
Do you think it's a one week doghouse issue, or he moves into a part time WR? Seems a shame that he's not being utitlized as he is explosive!

 
Maybe he just doesn't want another TO situation on his hands.
That's a pretty extreme comparison, however if you talk with Cal fans Jackson definitely has a lot of diva in him, and so it may well be that this is Reid's way of trying to keep him humble and focused.
All while costing the team games. Discipline over winning? DeSean seems to be the best threat that team has through the air.
The issue isn't whether you or I think it makes sense, the issue is whether Reid does. Given that Reid is a guy who sent TO home in 2005 with stats of 47/763/6 through 7 games, and watched his team go 2-7 after that, yeah, I can see this being what Reid does. :unsure:
Perhaps he learned his lesson and is using the ounce of prevention before the pound of cure.
Here's to hoping you're right. : :goodposting:
 
The guy may be an explosive playmaker but if he makes mistakes on his routes he isn't going to be in the game and that's the way it should be.

Desean seems arrogant and he needs to learn at least a little humility and understanding of how hard an NFL WR needs to work at learning his craft and sustaining a high level of productivity. It would be a mistake for Reid to coach this guy as if this was the only season he is going to be on the team.

 
Maybe he just doesn't want another TO situation on his hands.
That's a pretty extreme comparison, however if you talk with Cal fans Jackson definitely has a lot of diva in him, and so it may well be that this is Reid's way of trying to keep him humble and focused.
All while costing the team games. Discipline over winning? DeSean seems to be the best threat that team has through the air.
The issue isn't whether you or I think it makes sense, the issue is whether Reid does. Given that Reid is a guy who sent TO home in 2005 with stats of 47/763/6 through 7 games, and watched his team go 2-7 after that, yeah, I can see this being what Reid does. :football:
Perhaps he learned his lesson and is using the ounce of prevention before the pound of cure.
Anyone who watched the Eagles play-calling yesterday would conclude that Reid is incapable of "learning his lesson". That's one thing I've not seen Reid do is adapt.
 

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