Seattle Seahawks Should Not Be Pursuing Vincent Jackson

August 20, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Just as we bring up the idea of the Seahawks going back to the San Diego trading well to explore Marcus McNeill, the Seahawks have indeed apparently opened talks with the Chargers again.
But, the Hawks reportedly are once again checking into wide receiver Vincent Jackson. The Chargers apparently have decided they are willing to trade the holdout receiver, and they have given Seattle permission to talk to Jackson’s agents about a contract.
The Seahawks obviously are enamored of Jackson’s size (6-5, 230) and recent production for the Chargers (consecutive 1,000-yard seasons, a 17.2-yard average per catch).
But there are so many warning bells going off against this deal.
While Jackson does not appear to be the kind of chucklehead that Brandon Marshall is in the locker room, Jackson certainly has an issue with drinking and driving, as his two DUIs (2006 and 2009) show. He is already suspended for the first three games of the upcoming season. Another incident...

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