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Author: Khalil Garriott, NFLPlayers.com EditorPosted: 9/27/2011

Though players have different allegiances to their respective teams, one thing all players in the NFL can agree on is the importance of community service. In this exclusive to NFLPlayers.com, a handful of players share their thoughts on what service means to them. Read below for soundbites on the value of service directly from these four players.

DeSean Jackson, wide receiver for the Philadelphia Eagles; founder of the DeSean Jackson Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer on …

What does community service mean to you?

“Community service means giving of my time and my talent to help out with a cause that is near and dear to my heart.”

Why is community service important to you?

“Community service is important because it enables me to give back to those communities that helped mold me into the football player and entrepreneur that I am today.”

‘Courtesy of the NFL’