Found May 29, 2012 on PPR Fantasy Football:
San Diego Charger fans may be worried over the loss of former pro bowl wide receiver Vincent Jackson to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers via free agency, but they shouldn’t be. When looking in-depth at Jackson statistics, you will find he is drastically overrated and that Robert Meachem, who is Jackson’s replacement, will be just as productive as Jackson was. Meachem, who was a first-round draft pick of the New Orleans Saints back in 2011, signed a four-year $29 million deal to join the Chargers this offseason and in effect is Jackson’s replacement. On the surface, it may not appear to be a great swap. Jackson’s had over 1,000 yards receiving in each of the last three full seasons. In 2010, he only played in five games due to a lengthy holdout. Meachem, on the other hand averaged 660 yards per game over the last three years. Since the 2008 season, Jackson has 28 touchdowns receptions to Meachem’s 20, he also boasts 201 catches to Meachem’s 141. Yet, the only real difference between Jacks...

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