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Report: Jackson will sign off on settlement

Posted on: July 23, 2011 9:47 am
Edited on: July 23, 2011 9:56 am
 
Posted by Ryan Wilson

Friday evening, Eye on Football's Will Brinson outlined what needs to happen in the coming days for both the owners and players to agree on a new collective bargaining agreement and for there to be a 2011 NFL season.

One of the ancillary issues involves Chargers wide receiver Vincent Jackson, who also happens to be one of the named plaintiffs in the Tom Brady v. NFL lawsuit. According to a report earlier this week, Jackson was seeking either $10 million or to immediately become an unrestricted free agent before he would sign off on a settlement.

ESPN's Adam Schefter tweeted Saturday morning that Jackson is "now is willing to release his claim without compensation."

(Patriots lineman Logan Mankins allegedly made similar demands, which his agent refuted. Either way, Mankins said Thursday that he will sign off to settle the case without seeking compensation.)

There now appears to be one fewer obstacle between the owners, players and a 2011 season. More reason for optimism: CBSSports.com's Mike Freeman reported Friday that negotiations will continue through the weekend. "The players don't really need that much time to sort through the offer. … The issues remaining can be solved fairly easily and quickly if they wanted."

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hgtrerte
Since: Dec 2, 2011
Posted on: December 27, 2011 7:32 am
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Since: Nov 28, 2011
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Since: Jan 23, 2008
Posted on: July 24, 2011 3:54 am
 

Report: Jackson will sign off on settlement

After all, the rapport he has developed with Philip Rivers is special and might not necessarily be easy to duplicate with another quarterback. 
Great point.  He seems to be a great receiver but Rivers is a hell of a QB regardless of what his detractors may think.  I'm a Pats fan and hated Rivers but I can't deny his heart and talent.  His game against the Pats when LT sat like a turd won me over.  Rivers is better as a player and leader than most people who oppose him like to think.  He makes you dislike him with his mouth but so have many others.  The no rings argument is dumb.  The guy is one hell of a competitor and one of the top QB's in the NFL.



Since: Dec 19, 2007
Posted on: July 24, 2011 1:35 am
 

Report: Jackson will sign off on settlement

Does this mean that Jackson all of a sudden realizes he's going to make $11,000,000 with the franchise tag from the Chargers?



Since: Sep 2, 2010
Posted on: July 23, 2011 11:29 pm
 

Report: Jackson will sign off on settlement

Ahh... I remember last year when everybody was saying that AJ was the biggest douche bag in the world because he franchised VJ who was again in trouble with the law instead of giving him a big, multi year deal. I wonder if those people still side with VJ considering his latest demands? Just saying.

BTW, I truly hope Vincent has the best season a receiver has ever had in the NFL. Although that might mean he'll be making catches for some other team next year I hope that there is still a small chance in hell that the Boltz will sign him to a long term contract. After all, the rapport he has developed with Philip Rivers is special and might not necessarily be easy to duplicate with another quarterback. 



Since: Jun 23, 2011
Posted on: July 23, 2011 9:49 pm
 

Report: Jackson will sign off on settlement

integrity what the hell is that?nobody has that in these times. that is a foreign word  to everyone



Since: Sep 11, 2006
Posted on: July 23, 2011 9:43 pm
 

Report: Jackson will sign off on settlement

I had a chance to draft Jackson on my Fantasy team, I wonder if he would've wanted more money from me as well.

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Since: Jan 23, 2008
Posted on: July 23, 2011 5:58 pm
 

Report: Jackson will sign off on settlement


......the call of humanity. These are for thoe with spines called men. "Grow a spine" is the call of a punk
Oh boy...

Which one of those things do you instinctively do?  It would seem that if those things are so human that a human would naturally do them without indoctrination into concepts that convince them to ignore their instincts and do the opposite.  While I'll agree we learn not to run out into traffic, I think this concept is far beyond the level of something that simplistic.

Care to provide examples to support your position?

The  position you so support is based on the hope of receiving those traits from others at some point.  A position based on strength in numbers due to weakness by the individuals.  A position that accepts inferiority and seeks to overcome it. The opposite position works from individual strength.  I would far rather crush my opponents like Caesar than allow myself to go out like a certain religious figure you seem to share philosophy with.  I can't see where that concept has improved the world as a whole at all. 


...and why is it the groups that start out crying for all the traits you admire and support often become some of the most intolerant, unempathetic, etc.?  Could going against your humanity build resentment?  Hmmm...



I'm off to read the dictionary.



I know I've posted with you before somewhere here Tsar.  Can't recall where though.  Hope all has been well with you.  It's been a long time.





Since: Oct 7, 2007
Posted on: July 23, 2011 5:33 pm
 

Report: Jackson will sign off on settlement

Mr. Jackson is an intelligent person, sometimes you have to pick the right moment to make a stand for what you want.  This isn't one of those times.  Does he really want to be remembered as the WR who stole Christmas Football?  I don't think so.  I think he also knows he has to have a good year and the only way he can to this in on the field.

Remember him on fantasy draft day. 



Since: Sep 23, 2009
Posted on: July 23, 2011 5:33 pm
 

Report: Jackson will sign off on settlement

Cnacel the season, cancel the season, cancel the season...repeat...



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