Trading For Vincent Jackson Would Be Bad Move For Seattle Seahawks

July 6, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

You can’t blame the Seahawks for checking into the possible availability of San Diego’s Vincent Jackson, a 6'5" receiver who seems to be exactly what the new Seattle coaching staff wants in its wideouts.
Jackson is one of many restricted free agents around the league who have been hindered by the lack of a new collective bargaining agreement, and he and the Chargers are in a contractual standoff as he has refused to sign a one-year tender. That made the Seahawks decide to check into his availability (and maybe Pete Carroll and John Schneider wanted to see if they could exact some revenge on San Diego general manager A.J. Smith for getting the best of them in the Charlie Whitehurst deal).
It’s a good thing Smith isn’t interested in dealing Jackson for several reasons.
1. The Seahawks have spent far too much money on second-tier receivers in recent years. Deion Branch will be paid over $5 million this year, and T.J. Houshmandzadeh averages $8 millio...

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