Originally posted on 12th Man Rising  |  Last updated 11/1/11

MINNEAPOLIS - DECEMBER 2: Tarvaris Jackson #7 of the Minnesota Vikings carries the ball during the NFL game against the Detroit Lions at the Metrodome on December 2, 2007 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
A little over a month ago, with the Seahawks stumbling as a team and looking like one that would be in the Andrew Luck sweepstakes than anything else. The defense had played well, but the offense had been really bad, especially QB Tarvaris Jackson.It was at that time that I called for a QB change. It was time to try and see if Charlie Whitehurst could provide a spark. Jackson was hurting the team. He was holding on to the ball too long and taking needless sacks. He was refusing to throw the ball more than 3 yards down field, even on 3rd and 8. It wasn’t working.At least I was smart enough realize that Whitehurst wasn’t going to be much better.  … [visit site to read more]
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