Originally posted on Football Nation  |  Last updated 8/16/12
I wrote an article early this morning describing why I think the Eagles should not sign Tarvaris Jackson. The more research I did, the more i realized; Tarvaris Jackson isn't really all that bad. Sure, he has never finished a full 16-games, but the Eagles don't plan on using him for a full season. Michael Vick averages 2-3 missed games per season if you don't count his '03 season when he was out after Week 5. So hopefully the birds would only need Tarvaris for a couple games. Who knows? Maybe Vick will finish all 16 games. Than again, if Vick should go down, playing Jackson for a few weeks might not be a terrible idea. Here are three short reasons the Philadelphia Eagles should sign Tarvaris Jackson. 1. Current Backups Have Seen Little or No Playing Time Mike Kafka is still the No. 2 quarterback, but a broken wrist has sidelined him for the rest of preseason. While he should be ready by Week 1, he has yet to throw a touchdown in his NFL career, something that fans should be worr...
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