The Tampa Bay Buccaneers got their man in wide receiver Vincent Jackson, signing him to a five-year deal that will average $12 million over the first three years.
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As teams were preparing for WR Vincent Jackson to sign with the Buccaneers, his former team — the Chargers — jumped in the hunt for WR Laurent Robinson, per a league source.
The San Diego Chargers are releasing cornerback Dante Hughes, according to a league source.
Posted: Tuesday, March 6th, 2012 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Three and out, Buffalo Bills, Chicago Bears, Drew Brees, Minnesota Vikings, New Orleans Saints, Randy Moss, San Diego Chargers, San Francisco 49ers, Stevie Johnson, Vincent Jackson, Washington Redskins
The Saints used their franchise tag on Drew Brees, but the QB is reportedly upset enough about the move that he might not sign the deal.
The San Diego Chargers have decided not to apply the franchise tag to receiver Vincent Jackson, a source with knowledge of the situation said Monday.
Posted: Thursday, March 1st, 2012 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Three and out, Antonio Brown, DeSean Jackson, Emmanuel Sanders, Hakeem Nicks, Hines Ward, Jabar Gaffney, Mario Manningham, Mike Tolbert, Mike Wallace, New York Giants, Pittsburgh Steelers, Plaxico Burress, Ryan Mathews, San Diego Chargers, Victor Cruz, Vincent Jackson, Washington Redskins, Wes Welker
With Plaxico Burress searching for a new home, he could end up right back where he started from. The Steelers and Giants are both reportedly interested in his services.
When it’s all said and done, and the franchise-tag deadline arrives March 5, I can’t help but think that WR Vincent Jackson isn’t leaving the Chargers.
NFL Network’s Michael Lombardi is being told the Chargers will do everything in their power to sign WR Vincent Jackson, who is set to become a free agent.
Vincent Jackson has had an acrimonious relationship with the Chargers throughout most of his seven seasons in San Diego, one that could be coming to an end.
Posted: Wednesday, February 8th, 2012 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Three and out, Jake Ballard, Mark Sanchez, New York Giants, New York Jets, Philip Rivers, San Diego Chargers, Santonio Holmes, Vincent Jackson
Vincent Jackson might be running an out route away from San Diego, but it’s hard to envision him landing in a spot with a better quarterback than he has now.
To the Colts, Peyton Manning. To the Chargers, Ryan Leaf. Their names are forever linked, but their lives since the 1998 draft couldn’t be more distinct.
Seated at the most crowded podium during Tuesday’s Media Day, Giants QB Eli Manning fielded questions about older brother Peyton‘s health and playing in his second Super Bowl. But what if Manning never was traded to the Giants on the day the Chargers drafted him No. 1 overall in 2004?
Posted: Monday, January 30th, 2012 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Three and out, Ahmad Bradshaw, Andrew Luck, Brandon Jacobs, Indianapolis Colts, New York Giants, Peyton Manning, Philip Rivers, Reggie Wayne, San Diego Chargers, Vincent Jackson
Now that the countdown to Super Bowl XLVI has officially begun, some of the attention is off Rob Gronkowski’s ankle and turning toward Ahmad Bradshaw’s foot.
Philip Rivers took some time out of Pro Bowl preparations to sit down with NFL Network’s Fran Charles and Marshall Faulk to talk about what the Chargers need to do next season to be a better team.