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Jack McCaffery is the lead sports columnist for the Daily Times and He has spent several decades covering everything from the Phillies, Eagles, Flyers and Sixers, to college hoops, to high school sports in Delco.

Thursday, October 27, 2011


One Eagle this week accused the front office of playing fantasy football, made faces, made a scene, caused ripples and had Andy Reid harrumphing ... all because of how he felt that he was being treated.

Oddly, it wasn't the grossly undercompensated DeSean Jackson, who is on a pace for career-highs in receptions and receiving yards all while being the Birds' No. 1 punt returner. Instead, it was Asante Samuel.

"I just try to stay focused on the task at hand, which is playing football and doing my job to the best of my abilities," Jackson said Thursday at the NewsControl Compound. "So I try not to get too worried about (a new contract).  I know that it will happen sooner or later."

Earlier, special teams coach Bobby April had called Jackson, "a pro."

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