Sunday, February 14, 2016

Jackson vs. Jenkins talk continues

Earlier this week, DeSean Jackson tweeted his thoughts on the Eagles' upcoming matchup with the Cowboys.

Jackson vs. Jenkins talk continues


Earlier this week, DeSean Jackson tweeted his thoughts on the Eagles' upcoming matchup with the Cowboys.

On Tuesday night, he used another medium, UStream, to voice his opinion.

Jackson was taking questions from fans, when someone must have brought up the name of Cowboys cornerback Mike Jenkins.

"Mike Jenkins ain't never shut me down so y'all chill out over there," Jackson said. "Them boys are scared of me. I'm a dual threat on that field. They be having like four people on your boy out there. But it's all good, you know. I probably get man coverage like 10 percent out of every game. I like them odds though. I'll take that."

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Jenkins, however, disagreed when asked about Jackson's comments.

"It's been a lot of talk, too, about double-covering or triple-covering this guy," Jenkins told "I haven't seen it yet. We single it up. We call [man] every play. There's one man on him and we're just sitting in it.

"We're holding our own and that's pretty much it. We're holding our own. That's pretty much it. We're not doing anything special for him or anybody else."

Jackson's numbers against the Cowboys have been well-documented: five catches for 76 yards in two games.

He had a chance for a huge play in the second quarter, getting behind the Cowboys' secondary, but Donovan McNabb overthrew Jackson. On Saturday night, he'll get another chance.

Jackson, who tweaked his groin against Dallas, was not on the Eagles' official injury report today.

Earlier today, he was named NFC Special Teams player of the month for December. He won the award in September also.

I have embedded the Jackson UStream below. His comments about Jenkins come around the 2:17 mark.

And if you want information about the actual game being played on the field, click here for my breakdown of the Eagles' blitz schemes.
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