Newsday's Bob Glauber goes the extra yard for the inside scoop on the NFL.
Eagles give DeSean Jackson a new deal
The Eagles had designated wide receiver DeSean Jackson as their franchise player as a way to make sure he remained with the team through at least the 2012 season. But they did one better - actually five better - today by giving him a five-year, $51 million contract.
“We are thrilled to be able to keep one of the NFL’s top playmakers in Philadelphia,” said Eagles head coach Andy Reid....