Originally posted on The Football Fan Spot  |  Last updated 6/1/12
The Seahawks are having a 3 way competition for quarterback between mediocre incumbent starter Tarvaris Jackson, free agent acquisition Matt Flynn, and 3rd round rookie Russell Wilson. Flynn is currently the leader in the clubhouse thanks to his strong play in camp and the 10 million guaranteed he got this offseason. Wilson has also gotten a lot of praise from the coaching staff and the front office, who were both very high on him in the draft. All this has led to speculation that Jackson and his 4 million dollar salary could be cut. ESPN Seattle’s Brock Huard doesn’t second this sentiment, but suggests that Jackson could be asked to take a pay cut or else. This would allow the Seahawks to keep Jackson as a veteran backup and not force a rookie into action if there were any injury. In this scenario, if Jackson doesn’t agree, he’ll be cut. It doesn’t sound like the Seahawks want to pay Jackson 4 million dollars unless he somehow wins the starting job, but that seems pretty unlikely e...
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