Seattle Seahawks Trade Talk: T.J. Houshmandzadeh Out, Vincent Jackson In?

September 3, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Considering their interest in Vincent Jackson, it is not a surprise that the Seahawks are trying to offload T.J. Houshmandzadeh and his $7 million salary.
And word that the Hawks are shopping Houshmandzadeh most likely means the Seahawks are making progress in talks with Jackson’s agents.
The much less believable option is that the Hawks are comfortable going into the season with injury-prone Deion Branch, comeback-kid Mike Williams, rookie Golden Tate, second-year man Deon Butler, and one other receiver―probably Ben Obomanu or Brandon Jones.
Subtracting Houshmandzadeh without adding Jackson, on the heels of trading cornerback Josh Wilson, would be a major step back for the Seahawks―the equivalent probably of giving up one win this season.
Conventional wisdom says no team will be interested in taking on the 32-year-old veteran’s guaranteed $7 million salary, but there’s nothing saying Housh wouldn’t agree to restructure his contra...

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