Eagles discipline DeSean Jackson for detrimental conduct
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The Philadelphia Eagles have penalized receiver DeSean Jackson for conduct detrimental to the team after he shared anti-Semitic quotes falsely attributed to Adolf Hitler on social media Monday.

Jackson has accepted the discipline and apologized, but the team stated that Jackson must commit to supporting his words with actions "in order to remain on the team."

"In our many conversations with him, it has also been made clear that this is only the beginning," read the team statement. "We have discussed a concrete plan for how we and he can heal moving forward. ... We have been encouraged by his desire to educate himself, but we all understand that there is still a lot of work to be done."

The Eagles traded for Jackson last March and signed him to a three-year, $27.9-million restructured deal. There were questions about whether the Eagles would release the 33-year-old after his post. There are two years remaining on his contract.

Both Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie and general manager Howie Roseman are Jewish.

Eagles discipline DeSean Jackson for detrimental conduct
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