Eagles WR DeSean Jackson says he deserves pay raise

Monday January 6th, 2014

DeSean Jackson could find new representation with Jay-Z's Roc Nation Sports. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images) DeSean Jackson had only 3 catches for 53 yards in the playoff loss to the Saints. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson had a career-year in 2013, putting up personal bests with 82 catches for 1,332 yards.

Jackson says he thinks that's enough production to warrant a pay raise.

The problem is that Jackson just completed the second year of a five-year deal, $48.5 million he signed in 2012.

"I definitely feel it's something deserving," Jackson said, via ESPN.com. "We'll see how that plays out. Hopefully, we can work things out smoothly and not have to worry about anything out of the ordinary."

Jackson also scored nine touchdowns this season for the Eagles, helping the team win the NFC East.

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"Honestly, I feel very confident that my agent will work something out," Jackson said. "I feel like I have a great agent -- that's what he's for, that's what his job is. All I have to really worry about is staying out of trouble and keeping my nose clean and doing the things I need to do, working on my craft and playing football."

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