DeSean responds to reported use of gay slur

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DeSean Jackson is in the headlines for reportedly using a gay slur on a radio show. (Yong Kim/Staff file photo)

Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson took to Twitter to respond to a Deadspin report that he used a gay slur in a response to a caller during a Sirius XM radio show.

The "All Out Show" airs on Eminen's hip hop channel.

Jackson was asked by a caller whether he ever had his "[penis] knocked around in the dirt." Jackson responded with the gay slur.

On Twitter, Jackson wrote in two tweets in all caps late last night:

WANNA BRING ME DOWN BUT IM OK!! THEY TRYIN KNOCC ME OFF BUT IM STILL ON!!

THEY LOOKN 2 TAKE YA DOWN AT ALL TIMES NO MATTER HOW POSITIVE AND WHAT U DO!! ITS ALWAYS AWAY THEY TRY TO GET YA.... IM STANDIN TALL

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