Jackson is almost certainly upset with his contract situation. He's due to be paid just under $600,000 in 2011 and before he risks major injury, he wants a contract extension.
It's hard to blame Jackson. Look at what happened to him when Dunta Robinson lit him up last season. He could've easily had a career-ending injury there. The guy is a two-time Pro Bowler and I think he's earned more than his keep.
More from McManus:
Michael Vick intimated to the media Tuesday that Jackson was no sure thing report to camp on time.
"I spoke to DeSean [Monday] and tried to figure out what was going to happen," Vick said. "Hopefully he'll be here [Wednesday]. DeSean's got some things to think about and some decisions to make that only he himself can make.
"I just don't know. I'm just being realistic about the situation. It's all in what DeSean wants. So hopefully he'll be here."
The rules handed down after the lockout ended stated that players could report one day late (Thursday for the Eagles) to camp without being penalized.
DeSean Jackson's agent, Drew Rosenhaus, has a history of holding his players out. See Terrell Owens, circa 2005.