San Francisco 49ers' Trent Baalke: 'We've made no contact regarding DeSean Jackson'

DeSean Jackson #10 of the Philadelphia Eagles celebrates his touchdown in the second half against the New England Patriots on August 9, 2013
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San Francisco 49ers general manager Trent Baalke reveals that his side have made no contact with the Philadelphia Eagles regarding wide receiver DeSean Jackson.

San Francisco 49ers general manager Trent Baalke has revealed that reports linking his club with Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson are "false".

The Eagles are reportedly ready to trade or release the 27-year-old due to his high salary over the next three years of his contract, and the 49ers were mentioned as potential suitors for his signature.

"Right now, he's under contract with the Philadelphia Eagles," Baalke told

"We've not made any contact with the Eagles relative to a trade for DeSean Jackson. As of this moment, those reports are totally misleading and false."

New York Jets owner Woody Johnson confirmed that his side were interested in signing the Pro Bowl receiver.

New York Jets owner Woody Johnson speaks at a City Hall press conference announcing plans for Super Bowl XLVIII in the region on January 24, 2012
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