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Chip Kelly on DeSean Jackson: We'll do what's best

Surrounded by a throng of media members at the NFC Coaches Breakfast, the Philadelphia Eagles coach said, "I like DeSean, ... but we're always going to do what's best for the organization."

Battista: Parsing the DeSean drama

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Chip Kelly's always guarded, so ambiguity on the DeSean 

Jackson front is no surprise. Judy Battista reads between the lines. READ

Kelly admitted he has "no issue" with Jackson and that he got along with the Eagles' top wide receiver last season, but would not commit to DJax being on Philadelphia's roster by the start of organized team activities on April 21.

Kelly added that Jackson has not approached him or general manager Howie Roseman for a new contract. In 2012, Jackson signed a five-year contract extension worth up to $51 million.

Rumors of Jackson's exit (via trade or release) from the Eagles have been swirling since early last week with the New York Jets, San Francisco 49ers, New England Patriots and Carolina Panthers all reportedly showing interest in the dynamic wide out.

Kelly's comments don't instill much confidence that Jackson will be apart of the 2014 Eagles, despite what Jackson thinks

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