Originally posted on The Sports Rocker  |  Last updated 8/20/12
According to published reports, the Seahawks are looking to trade Tavaris Jackson, also known as the quarterback that Bret Favre replaced in Minnesota.

Frankly, this isn't a surprise. The Seawhawks signed the best available backup in Matt Flynn to a Kevin Kolb-like contract, and drafted Russell Wilson out of Wisconsin / NC State. Right now, Wilson has the backup job locked up, and might even be in the running for the starting gig.


And this, from USA Today's Pete O'Brien, says it all:
Teams with young QBs probably wouldn't value the mentoring Jackson could offer considering the seven-year pro's experience includes only 34 starts with a 17-17 record and a middling 77.7 QB rating.
In other words, he isn't worth having on a roster as the wise old sage to young quarterbacks. 

Jackson is owed $4 million if the Seahawks keep him. I doubt he's worth that to anyone, even the Jets. My guess is he'll be cut, and might land somewhere as a third string backup running a practice squad.
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