Paging the San Diego Chargers: Please Pay Vincent Jackson ASAP

May 25, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Paging Dean Spanos: It's time to pay Vincent Jackson!!

Yeah, he is way underpaid, and he's free to go anywhere he chooses. He has completed his contract with the Chargers and he is patiently waiting to sign another contract in San Diego.
Brandon Marshall signed a four-year $47 million contract with Miami earlier this year. That's $11.25 million per year. This is also way above the norm. Guess who the Dolphins were in hot pursuit of before Marshall?
Vincent Jackson. Yeah, that's right, he declined their offer. He also publicly stated he likes playing for San Diego and is confident they will give him a good deal.
What does he want?  A multi-year deal.
Would he sign a five-year, $30 million contract?  In a second!
Do the Chargers have the money to pay him six million a year?  Yes, with change to spare.
With the cutting of Antonio Cromartie, LaDainian Tomlinson, Jamaal Williams, and others, the Chargers have opened up $22 million of sa...

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