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Jackson: We're Building A Legacy

Wide receiver DeSean Jackson's hectic offseason continued with an appearance on Pro Football Talk Live to talk about the appearance he made on "The View" to surprise and support 13-year-old Nadin Khoury, an Eagles fan who lived just outside Philadelphia and was brutally bullied by seven other teenagers with the attack caught on camera. If you have not seen the appearance which also included Eagles Todd Herremans and Jamaal Jackson, you can check out exclusive behind-the-scenes footage here.

"All I could think of was my little brother," Jackson said. "It just touched my heart, I wanted to be there for that young man and just let him know anything he's going through we're here for him."

In fact, Jackson has continued to keep in touch with Khoury since the appearance on the show and is in the planning stages of starting a non-profit to defeat bullying.

Jackson was also asked about the Collective Bargaining Agreement as it relates to his own contract. Jackson is entering the final year of his rookie contract and he has voiced his desire for a long-term extension. On the show, Jackson said he's preaching patience because he trusts that once the labor situation is resolved a new deal can be worked out.

"I feel very comfortable about the Eagles, the relationship as far as Joe Banner, Howie Roseman, Andy Reid," Jackson said. "I just feel very confident that they'll make something happen."

One of the reasons that Jackson is ecstatic for the future is quarterback Michael Vick. With Vick leading the wide array of young talent on offense, Jackson thinks things can be super in the near future.

"In Philadelphia, it's something really special there with the team we have. We're building a legacy there," Jackson said. "I wish we could have been the Super Bowl champions (this year), but it'll happen."

-- Posted by Chris McPherson, 9:00 a.m., February 11

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