Posts Tagged ‘Vincent Jackson’

Trade Deadline Comes And Goes

The NFL trade deadline came and went on Tuesday and the Vikings (like every other team, essentially) were uninvolved. Some people wondered about the status of guys like Logan Mankins of the Patriots, Vincent Jackson of the Chargers, and Marion Barber of the Cowboys.  I even pondered the possibility of Jimmy Kennedy being traded from […]

Chargers say ‘No’ to Vikings for WR Vincent Jackson

The Chargers have been offered a second-round pick and a conditional pick in 2011 by the Minnesota Vikings for wide receiver Vincent Jackson, three sources said Tuesday, but that deal looks dead because the Chargers have asked for a second- and third-round pick for 2011. The Vikings, who are willing to sign Jackson to a […]

Vincent Jackson Could Be Available For Fifth Game

The Vincent Jackson saga continues to hobble forward.  The latest news is complicated, and that is exactly why I will defer to Tom Pelissero of 1500ESPN: EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Vincent Jackson’s status is settled.Now, the Minnesota Vikings — and 30 other teams — can decide for certain whether they’re willing to pay the price […]

Vikings back in the mix for Chargers WR Jackson?

One would have to think after watching week one it’s advantage Vincent Jackson of the Chargers after he watched his team lose to the Chiefs on Monday night in KC. It doesn’t appear to be the case, as reports continue to surface about Jackson being dangled out there to other teams, and the latest is […]

Vincent Jackson’s Hearing Scheduled For This Morning

At 8:00 a.m. EST Thursday morning, Vincent Jackson’s hearing will begin. The hearing is to decide whether his three game suspension for violating the league’s substance abuse policies and his three week suspension for being a no-show for the Chargers can be served consecutively or concurrently.  The NFL argues he should be suspended for six […]

Vincent Jackson Rumors Persist

The rumors of the Vikings being interested in wide receiver Vincent Jackson are just not going away. Here is the latest from PFT:  In five days, a hearing will be held in New York to determine whether Chargers receiver Vincent Jackson will miss six games or three games if is traded during his three-game suspension […]

Wide Receiver Fixes Are Plentiful, But Not Cheap

The below post talks about how if the Vikings were willing to pay the steep price, Vincent Jackson could solve the franchise’s problems at wide receiver.  Now, a new piece of news has hit air waves that will feel somewhat like déjà vu to Vikings fans. Jason LaConfora of the NFL Network reports that the […]

Jackson Could Still Be The Answer

With Sidney Rice on the PUP list, the Vikings do not have a #1 receiver.  Percy Harvin, Bernard Berrian, and Greg Camarillo are all solid receivers, but none appear to be number one material, and all of them have been unreliable to suit up on Sunday’s due to health and injury. Michael Silver of Yahoo! […]

Vikings Snoop Around Vincent Jackson

Don’t let the headline get you too excited.  The Vikings do not appear likely candidates to trade for Vincent Jackson. Reportedly, the Vikings did check into Jackson’s availability but immediately balked at his demands.  Jackson wants a five year contract worth $50 million, with $30 million guaranteed.  That’s $10 million per year. Despite the Vikings […]