Found August 18, 2012 on Sports Blog Net:
When the 2012 fantasy football season concludes, Vincent Jackson will more than likely be in the top 25 scoring PPR WRs. His PPR Average Draft Position (ADP) can be found in the 20-25 area for WRs. On a year to year basis, Jackson's final numbers end up in the same ballpark. In his prior three seasons when he played at least 15 games (excluding the 2010 holdout year), these are his final numbers: 2008: 59-1098-7. 2009: 68-1167-9. 2011: 60-1106-9 When looking back to last season, Jackson had 3 Elite games (10-172-2, 7-141-3, 7-165-1), 2 Good games (3-108-1, 4-72-1), and 11 games that he was not a factor (2-29-1, 5-63, 5-55, 2-31, 3-34, 1-15, 3-49, 1-22, 2-25, 3-84, 2-41). In a PPR league, that week to week production is not cutting it. This year with Jackson moving to Tampa Bay, which is a downgrade at QB and moves him into the Bucs unquestioned #1 WR slot (during his time in San Diego the #1 receiving option was Antonio Gates) which should lead to more defensive focus, I see a drop in the numbers with the 2011 numbers being Jackson's ceiling. Two to three Elite level games, a hand full of good games, and at least half of the games where he finds a way to not help your fantasy team. When it comes to a PPR league, I am looking for at least a consistent 5 receptions out of my #2 or #3 WR, and Jackson does not fit that. I am not drafting Jackson with year, but if you do find yourself with him on your team, I would be hoping for a very good first couple weeks out of him and then trying to swing a trade.
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