Originally written on Gridiron Grit  |  Last updated 11/14/14

SAN DIEGO, CA - OCTOBER 19: Vincent Jackson #83 of the San Diego Chargers celebrates his touchdown against the Denver Broncos in the first half during Monday Night Football on October 19, 2009 at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, California. (Photo by Donald Miralle/Getty Images)
Former San Diego Chargers wide receiver Vincent Jackson bolted to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Tuesday evening, signing a five-year deal worth $55,555,555 (say that five times fast), but general manager A.J. Smith and the team found a replacement early Wednesday morning. OK, maybe not a replacement, per say.  But a consistent deep threat and a reliable receiver, nonetheless.  San Diego announced that it has signed ex-New Orleans Saints wide out Robert Meachem.  The former Tennessee Volunteer was selected 27th overall in the 2007 NFL Draft. Photo Credit: Chargers.com His contract is worth $25.9 million for four years, with $14 million guaranteed, according to Michael Gehlken of the San Diego Union-Tribune. In just three starts in his first two seasons, Meachem managed 12 receptions for 289 yards and three scores. In 2009, the 6-2, 210-pound wide out racked up 45 catches for 722 yards with nine touchdowns in 16 games and seven starts.  He totaled 44 receptions for 638 yards and five ...
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