Did Eagles smear DeSean Jackson before cutting him?

Did Eagles smear DeSean Jackson before cutting him?
April 4, 2014, 11:15 am
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The LAPD confirmed reports of NFL wide receiver DeSean Jackson's gang ties on Tuesday. (USATSI)

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The NFL Players Association is investigating whether the Eagles smeared DeSean Jackson before releasing him a week ago today.

[RELATED: Source: LAPD confirms Jackson's gang ties]

“On the issue of how he was released, whether or not there were comments or leaks from the team, misinformation to the media coming from the team, that’s something that we’re going to look at,” said NFLPA Executive Director DeMaurice Smith on Mike and Mike. "We’ve always been aggressive about protecting the integrity of our players.”

Jackson, 27, signed a three-year, $24 million contract with the Washington Redskins that includes $16 million guaranteed.

[RELATED: DeSean Jackson walks with gangsters]

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