Former Eagles' great says Alshon Jeffery will have a huge season because of DeSean Jackson
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By Glenn Erby

The Philadelphia Eagles have lacked a big-time deep threat for a couple of seasons now, but with DeSean Jackson’s return, everyone should benefit in the passing game. Ron Jaworski, the former Philadelphia Eagles star quarterback, and current NFL analyst recently took questions before playing his round at Hershey Country Club as part of Mid Penn Bank’s Celebrity Golf Tournament, which also benefitted the Pennsylvania Breast Cancer Coalition.

Jaworski openly predicted 14 wins for the Eagles, and when the conversation switched to specific players, Jaworski was thrilled to talk about the potential in the Eagles passing game, especially the new additions. Jaworski gleamed about several additions to the Eagles roster including, Miles Sanders and DeSean Jackson. For Jaworski, Jackson’s biggest strength will be his ability to open things up for wide receiver Alshon Jeffery.

“I think DeSean Jackson makes Alshon Jeffery an incredible player this year. He’s going to have a lot of room underneath to work with. I think he’s going to have a big year,” Jaworski said via Penn Live.

Jeffery is coming off a 2018 season that saw him miss the first three games of the season but still saw him finish with 65-catches for 843 yards and six touchdowns after recovering offseason shoulder surgery. Jeffery is a proven No. 1 wide receiver who has made plenty of clutch plays for the Eagles, and is looking for his first 1,000-yard season in...



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