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Vincent Jackson to the Vikings?

Posted on: September 11, 2010 5:09 pm
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Posted by Andy Benoit

Anyone who saw the Season Opener Thursday night knows the Vikings need help at wide receiver. Bernard Berrian is clearly a No. 2 option; Percy Harvin, at this point, is clearly a No. 3. Yet, with Sidney Rice out, Berrian and Harvin are masquerading as the No. 1 and 2 receivers.
V. Jackson (US Presswire)
Friday, Henry Lake of KFAN tweeted that help could be on the way for Minnesota. Lake’s sources are saying the Vikings could make a play for disgruntled Chargers wideout Vincent Jackson. The team has not yet confirmed or denied Lake’s report.
Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk reports that an unnamed team worked out a one-year deal with Jackson last Saturday, but that a trade with the Chargers could not be worked out. Saturday, Florio wrote, “Though all concerned persons and entities are keeping quiet on this one, we've done some digging and we believe that Lake is right -- and that the Vikings are the team that nearly traded for Jackson last week.”

Jackson is scheduled for a hearing in New York in five days to determine whether he will miss three games or six games if he’s trade from the Chargers. The NFL has suspended him three games for his multiple DUI arrests; the Chargers suspended him an additional three games for his holdout. The hearing will decide if the Chargers’ three-game suspension must hold up in the event that a trade occurs. If the suspension does hold up, that could compromise a potential trade (and, ostensibly, make A.J. Smith wonder if he was wise to take the hardball to that level).

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Since: Dec 2, 2011
Posted on: February 1, 2012 1:24 am
 

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Since: Dec 2, 2011
Posted on: December 4, 2011 12:45 pm
 

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Since: Jan 29, 2009
Posted on: September 12, 2010 12:08 pm
 

Vincent Jackson to the Vikings?

Dude if you are going to call out someone on their GRAMMAR then at least spell it correctly...TRULY idiotic.



Since: Mar 6, 2010
Posted on: September 12, 2010 11:16 am
 

Vincent Jackson to the Vikings?

Foolish...  Are you a fan of the game?  Better yet do u even know anything about the game? Childress is the real problem other than the highschool receiving corps without sidney rice.



Since: Dec 7, 2008
Posted on: September 12, 2010 11:14 am
 

Vincent Jackson to the Vikings?

Sydney Rice is a selfish chump. Wasting peoples time by not getting his injury fixed because he is unhappy about his deal. He should not be allowed to play another down for Minnesota. Make him part of the Vincent Jackson deal.



Since: Aug 23, 2010
Posted on: September 12, 2010 10:46 am
 

Vincent Jackson to the Vikings?

All Farve has to do is give the ball to AP.  Stop trying to be the hero and just give the ball to the best player on the team.  They would be 1-0 if he would have just done that Thursday.  The run will set up the pass and make it easier to get people open.  Farve is calling or changing the plays and that's why he's throwing too much.  Use the workhorse and the offense will open up.




Since: Jan 16, 2007
Posted on: September 12, 2010 10:15 am
 

Vincent Jackson to the Vikings?

The Chargers didn't suspend him for three games, the league did for 2 DUI's. The Chargers roster exemption three games suspension only applies if his signs with the chargers, not other teams. The Vikings only offered San Diego a fourth round pick as compensation. Accepting that would be stupid on San Diegos part because they would get a third round pick as a compensitory pick if we didn't trade him at llet him go to free agency at the end of the season.



Since: Nov 18, 2006
Posted on: September 12, 2010 9:59 am
 

Vincent Jackson to the Vikings?

It would be a nice trio once Rice gets back too. Rice, Jackson, and Harvin would be nasty.



Since: Jun 21, 2010
Posted on: September 12, 2010 9:17 am
 

Vincent Jackson to the Vikings?

Mike Florio is not a good source to reference that guy is not respected in any of the quality circles I go to for info...he makes NBC look bad for even having a relationship with him



Since: Sep 12, 2009
Posted on: September 12, 2010 8:34 am
 

Vincent Jackson to the Vikings?

I didn't have time to read all posts, so I apologize ahead of time if this is a repeat.

WHY would they get him? There is no reason. They need, if anything, short term help to get Rice back. Well, this sure isn't the answer. Rice back in 6-8 weeks, Jackson out on suspension 6 weeks. Do the math.


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