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By PFW staff

Chargers WR Vincent Jackson said Friday that he is willing to sit out the entire 2010 season if he does not get the long-term contract he is looking for from San Diego.

In an interview with Jason La Canfora of NFL Network, Jackson said, "We're prepared for that," when asked about the possibility of sitting out the season. The Chargers tendered the Pro Bowl wide receiver for one year at #3.268 million as a restricted free agent, but Jackson refused to sign and has held out through all offseason activities.

Jackson said he had not talked to anyone in the Chargers' front office and is allowing his agents to represent him. "I trust my agents," he said.

Jackson will be suspended for the first three games of the season by the NFL under its substance-abuse policy after he pleaded guilty to a DUI, his second since 2006. He had 68 receptions for 1,167 yards and nine touchdowns in 2009.


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