Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 8/14/12
Tarvaris Jackson, who was Seattle's starting quarterback last season, will not play in the Seahawks' second preseason game on Saturday against Denver, but coach Pete Carroll told reporters on Tuesday that Jackson is still in the competition to be the Seahawks' regular-season starter. Carroll said Tuesday he will follow the same plan as in the first preseason game, which means Matt Flynn will start and play the first half, and Russell Wilson will play the second half. Jackson did not play in the first preseason game against Tennessee and is not scheduled to play against the Broncos either. It makes it appear that Jackson is not in contention for the starting spot or that he may be traded. But Carroll says Jackson is still involved. "He's still in the competition, yes. Absolutely he is," Carroll said. "This is just the way I've chosen to do it. I'm banking on the 18 games we've seen [Jackson]. He knows the offense, he knows what's going on, and I watched him play last year...
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