San Diego Chargers Battle of Egos Keeping Vincent Jackson Around

August 27, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Vincent Jackson is still holding out and, the way things look, it doesn't seem likely that it's going to end any time soon.
It seemed like the Chargers were going to come up with a way that would make both parties happy. Jackson would be traded to another team and the Chargers would get players back in return. Everyone's happy, right? Not so much.
After having already put Jackson on the roster-exempt list, meaning he'll miss the first three to six games depending on if or when he signs, the Chargers told him and his agent that they'd be open to trading the wide receiver.
If you've been in San Diego long enough and you've listened to the sports radio stations in town, you know about the controversy surrounding general manager A.J. Smith and the massive ego he apparently is said to have.
I can imagine Jackson felt a little bit betrayed when the team got a contract extension done with tight end Antonio Gates before a new deal was discussed between him and other ho...

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