Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson has spent the offseason doing more than just preparing for the season ahead.
Jackson spoke to reporters Wednesday for the first time since he made offensive comments in early July regarding anti-Semitism, which included promoting quotes attributed to Adolf Hitler and praising noted anti-Semitic preacher Louis Farrakhan.
EAGLES OWNER JEFFREY LURIE SAYS DESEAN JACKSON IS ‘DOING THE RIGHT THINGS’ SINCE OFFENSIVE COMMENTS REGARDING ANTI-SEMITISM
“The aftermath of everything has been a long process,” he said. “I’ve been just using the time to educate myself and really just man up to the actions I took and just educate and learn from it.”
Jackson apologized after facing a backlash earlier in the summer, even accepting an offer from New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman to go on a trip to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C.
“People make mistakes in life, and