Found August 21, 2012 on Pro Football Zone:
AP Photo According to ESPN’s John Clayton, the Seattle Seahawks aren’t expected to trade or release quarterback Tarvaris Jackson until around the fourth week of the preseason in case either Matt Flynn or Russell Wilson gets injured. Once again, Tarvaris Jackson is not expected to play in Week 3. he will be released or traded around the fourth week of games. — John Clayton (@ClaytonESPN) August 21, 2012 The reason the Seahawks are keeping Tarvaris Jackson is just in case Matt Flynn or Russell Wilson get hurt. — John Clayton (@ClaytonESPN) August 21, 2012
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