Minnesota Vikings Right To Balk at Trade Demands For Vincent Jackson

September 23, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

There are a few Minnesota Vikings fans who are outraged over the trade demands of San Diego Chargers general manager AJ Smith, but they shouldn't be.
The Vikings just avoided on huge mistake by balking at the Chargers demand for a second and third round pick in exchange for Jackson. Jackson's agents Feinsod and Schwartz were not able to agree on a long term contract with the Vikings and they likely had no interest in agreeing to one either.
This is strictly opinion, but common sense tells you that Team Jackson wanted to rob the Vikings out of $6-to-9 million and then rake some other team over the coals for even more money in 2011 or 2012 due to a clause preventing the Vikings from using the franchise tag.
Vincent Jackson is a player that has dominated in the playoffs.
He snuck into the 2009 Pro Bowl and dominated. He's had quite a few game winning catches among numerous highlight reel grabs. He's led the NFL in yards-per-catch average over the last two years. He's f...

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