By Bryan Rose
April 10, 2014

DeSean Jackson reportedly skipped exit meeting with Eagles after 2013 season By the end of 2013, relations between DeSean Jackson and the Eagles had begun to sour. (Matt Rourke/AP)

Once the 2013 season came to an end, former Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson had no problem suggesting that he'd like a new contract, yet he couldn't even make it to the mandatory exit meeting with the team.

That's the word from's Joseph Santoliquito, who reports that Jackson, for whatever reason, skipped his exit meeting with the Eagles.

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Keep in mind, this meeting would have been just days after Philadelphia's season came to a conclusion, so no rumors of a potential trade or release had begun circulating through the media.

What it likely proved to be was another strike toward Jackson's status as an irritant in the eyes of the Eagles, who released the volatile wide receiver only to watch him sign with NFC East rival Washington earlier this month.

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Clearly, the Eagles were rather perturbed with Jackson and his actions, as he was the only longtime member of the Eagles organization who departed this offseason without a well-wishing from team chairman Jeffrey Lurie in a press release. The story details the fond farewells issued to Jason Avant and Michael Vick by the Eagles in contrast to the brief, formal statement accompanying Jackson's release.

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