AJ Smith: Getting the Best Out of the Deal Even If It’s Vincent Jackson

August 28, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

I've been reading a couple of articles as of late.  Many articles pointing to the "fact" that Vincent Jackson should be traded soon in order for the San Diego Chargers to get at least a second-round pick for the disgruntled star instead of a first-round pick.
With all the arguments that were made, this is probably the one statement that I've heard everyone argue: "If the Broncos got two second-round picks for Brandon Marshall and the Steelers got nothing more than a fifth-round pick for Santonio Holmes, there is no way that the Chargers will get anything more than a second-rounder if they're lucky."
That is the case for most teams if they had to deal with Vincent Jackson, but there is one variable they aren't factoring in: AJ Smith.
AJ Smith will get the maximum for what he believes Vincent Jackson is worth.  He doesn't care if he sits out the entire season.  It's the principle.  
Here are the things working in AJ Smith's favor, Jackson is still ...

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