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According to NFL.com, sources have indicated that San Diego Chargers general manager A.J. Smith is now “comfortable” with trying to get a long-term deal done with wide receiver Vincent Jackson.
Jackson indicated that he hasn’t even spoken with Smith yet about working on a new contract.
“There hasn’t been any communication as far as contracts go,” Jackson said. “If that’s their feeling, that’s great. I would like to stay in San Diego. Obviously, that’s my home, that’s where I was drafted. I’ve got some good guys around me -– Philip Rivers (Antonio) Gates, Ryan Mathews. It would be a great place for me to stay, so we’ll see if that works out.”
This past season, Jackson earned $11.4 million since he was tagged as the Chargers franchise player and he’d like to avoid being tagged for next season.
“That’s something that’s out of my control,” he said. “I can’t concern myself with how that goes. I’d love to have a long-term deal just to have security of where you’re
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WR Vincent Jackson wants to remain a member of the San Diego Chargers and is waiting to hear from the Chargers front office on a new long-term deal. Last season, the San Diego Chargers placed the franchise tag on Jackson and after refusing to sign his tender, he sat out for the first 10 games of the 2010 NFL regular season. Hard feelings behind him, Jackson now wants...
It’s still early in the offseason and reports have indicated that the two sides may begin talks after the Super Bowl, but to this point the Chargers have not opened talks with their top receiver Vincent Jackson on a new contract.
That according to Jackson himself, who told NFL.com as much at the Pro Bowl this week.
“There hasn’t been any communication as far as contracts go...
While sources suggest general manager A.J. Smith is now comfortable exploring a long-term deal for Vincent Jackson, the Chargers wide receiver said he has yet to speak to Smith himself. There hasnt been any communication as far as contracts go, Jackson said following Wednesdays Pro Bowl practice. If thats their feeling, thats great. I would like to stay in San Diego...
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This is the eighth part in a season-long series assessing the effectiveness of the last 13 years of drafting. For details on how the drafts are judged see the first post in the series (1998 draft).
1998 Draft (A-)
1999 Draft (A)
2000 Draft (B+)
2001 Draft (A)
2002 Draft (B)
2003 Draft (A+)
2004 Draft (B)
In the 2005 draft we see just the second first round pick of the Polian...