DeSean addresses Eagles' QB situation ... again

DeSean addresses Eagles' QB situation ... again
June 15, 2013, 2:30 pm
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By now, we all know Michael Vick would like Chip Kelly to name a starting quarterback by training camp.

Other Eagles, such as DeSean Jackson and Evan Mathis, have also weighed in on the topic.

Jackson, who was at Saint Joseph's for a screening of his documentary "DeSean Jackson: The Making of a Father's Dream" on Friday, addressed the topic again when he was asked if the quarterback situation is starting to affect the team.

"I definitely think it is," Jackson said. "Just to have the sense of knowing so we can kind of prepare and go out there and do the things we need to do with who's going to be the starter. Once again, it's uncertain, so we don't know.

"We have to go in there and do our jobs," Jackson continued. "That's what we get paid to do is to go in there and do our job. Chip Kelly gets paid to be the head coach and make those decisions. I'm sure him and Pat Shurmur are going to make a good job of putting the best guy out there to give us the best chance to win."

Jackson voiced his opinion earlier this week on the NFL Network, stating it would be better for the Birds to know who their starting QB is going to be heading into camp.

"I have been hearing some things about Vick saying that he wants to know. At the same time, the team wants to know too. We need to go into training camp prepared and know who is going to be our starting quarterback," Jackson said. "Whether it is Foles or Vick, I think they would both do a great job and we will be ready for the season."

Kelly has repeatedly said he wouldn't be hurried into declaring a starter and has said honest personnel decisions at any position can't be made until the pads come out.

As for the documentary, which will be released on Sunday, Jackson is excited for fans to see a film that has been 18 years in the making.

"The story is almost like one of those things where you say everything and it turns out to be true," Jackson said. "I'm just happy to be able to -- not only have all of this footage and be said -- but to go out there and still prove it and still to this day do everything I need to do."