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DeSean Jackson absent from camp

Updated: July 28, 2011, 8:27 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

BETHLEHEM, Pa. -- Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson missed the first day of training camp Thursday at Lehigh University, signaling the start of a holdout.

Jackson, a two-time Pro Bowl player, is slated to make $565,000 in base salary this season, the last on his four-year rookie deal. But he has expressed discontent about his contract on his Twitter feed. His agent, Drew Rosenhaus, did not respond to an email, and Eagles general manager Howie Roseman said the team is going ...

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