Monday, March 27th, 2017

Vincent Jackson not given a franchise tag

Thursday, March 8th, 2012 at 5:27 am , filed under NFL News by

PrintPrint Email this! E-mail   share Comments 0 Comments Views 4,026 views

  Digg Button

Ads

"Vincent Jackson San Diego Chargers"The San Diego Chargers passed their deadline this Monday and chose not to name Vincent Jackson as a franchise player for the organization. This decision by the Chargers leaves V.J. in the free market. The free agency will open March 13 and Jackson could be pursued by any team.

21 NFL teams named franchise players before Monday’s deadline including DeSean Jackson of the Philadelphia Eagles, Dwayne Bowe of the Kansas City Chiefs, and Wes Welker of the New England Patriots. They now remain eligible to negotiate with other teams in free agency.

The Washington Redskins are in the market for a wide out and will be on top of the front runners in the bid for Vincent Jackson. Other teams likely to be after the 2-time pro bowler include the Chicago Bears, Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Minnesota Vikings.

The Redskins and other receiver-needy teams have plenty of options on the free agent market which includes Vincent Jackson, Marques Colston of New Orleans Saints and Pierre Garcon of Indianapolis Colts.

Despite the promising prospects, VJax will create some buzz and potentially get the $10 million a year contract he is after.

Tags: , , ,

Bills RB McCoy tweaks hammy; DB Williams hurt
Jets' Mangold doubtful, Clady and Wilkerson questionable (Yahoo Sports)
Bengals bring back DE Gilberry to help struggling defense (Yahoo Sports)
City, county approve negotiations on $1.3B Raiders stadium (Yahoo Sports)
Ryan leads Falcons to NFC title game, beating Seattle 36-20 (Yahoo Sports)

Latest Headlines

NFL Draft

"Scott Chandler"

TE Scott Chandler re-signs with Bills

The Buffalo Bills have successfully retained another key member ... [+]
"Robert Mathis"

Robert Mathis Remains A Colt With New Deal

Pro Bowl defensive end Robert Mathis agreed to a ... [+]
Your Ad Here

Subscribe

email button  rss button contact editors twitter button  facebook button

NFL News

iu-api-res-1.2-zviAj2E6Cb04WP7CFvJ4xw---YXBwaWQ9c2hhcmVkO2NoPTM0NTY7Y3I9MTtjdz0zNDU2O2R4PTg2NDtkeT0wO2ZpPXVsY3JvcDtoPTEzMDtxPTEwMDt3PTEzMA---http:--media.zenfs.com-en_us-Sports-ap-201703271312475249687

NFL owners approve Raiders’ move from Oakland to Las Vegas (Yahoo Sports)

NFL owners approved the Oakland Raiders' move to Las Vegas at the league meetings Monday. The vote was a foregone ... [+]
yahoo_sports_en-US_s_f_p_182x21_sports

Bears player calls Hernandez ‘my guy’ at double-murder trial (Yahoo Sports)

BOSTON (AP) -- Chicago Bears wide receiver Deonte Thompson has testified in the double-murder trial of ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez. [+]
yahoo_sports_en-US_s_f_p_182x21_sports

Bears player calls Hernandez ‘my guy’ at double-murder trial (Yahoo Sports)

BOSTON (AP) -- Chicago Bears wide receiver Deonte Thompson has testified in the double-murder trial of ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez. [+]