By Tim McManus and Sheil Kapadia
DeSean Jackson is after a new deal once again.
The 27-year-old wideout signed a five-year contract in the 2012 offseason that was valued at right around $50 million and included a $10 million signing bonus. But the guaranteed money (a cool $18 million) was all contained in the first two seasons. The rest of the contract is basically filled with option years, and they come at a steep price.
“I think my agent Joel Segal has a great plan going into this offseason. I still feel like I’m a top receiver in this league, I’ve been able to do some explosive things, and I really don’t feel like there’s a lot of receivers that are able to bring it to the field,” said Jackson at his locker stall Monday. “I definitely feel something’s deserving, so we’ll see how that plays out and hopefully we can work things out smoothly and not have to worry about anything out of the ordinary. But I definitely feel it’s deserving.” Read more »