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Vincent Jackson

Vincent Jackson - #83 - WR

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 5"/ 230 lbs.
Birthday 01/14/1983
Birthplace Colorado Springs, CO
College Northern Colorado
Years played 9
Drafted 2005, 2nd round, 29th pick by Chargers


Rec Yds TD
72 1384 8

Jaguars will pursue top WR

Posted Jan. 21, 2012 @ 8:47 p.m. ET
Jaguars GM Gene Smith is expected to go after whomever he considers the best available wide receiver in free agency (Vincent Jackson?), according to our AFC Whispers.

Major questions for Chargers' receivers

Posted Dec. 31, 2011 @ 9:15 p.m. ET
There is a lot of uncertainty when it comes to the Chargers' receivers, as free agents may depart and some key players are injury concerns.  

Chargers-Bears matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Nov. 18, 2011 @ 1:43 p.m. ET
After showing off his skills against Lions WR Calvin Johnson in Week 10, Charles Tillman will get another chance to cover one of the league's top receivers on Sunday.

Packers-Chargers matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Nov. 01, 2011 @ 8:55 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents the first of five key matchups this week in the Packers' Week Nine game this Sunday against the Chargers.

Gates returns to Chargers' practice

Posted Oct. 17, 2011 @ 7:29 p.m. ET
Chargers TE Antonio Gates returned to practice on Monday and is hopeful to play in Week Seven vs. the Jets.

Chargers WR Jackson might be franchised again

Posted Oct. 06, 2011 @ 5:52 p.m. ET
Chargers WR Vincent Jackson has never hit the open market as an unrestricted free agent, and that might continue into the 2012 offseason.

Chargers' Jackson, Dolphins' Soliai don't get long-term deals

Posted Sept. 21, 2011 @ 3:35 a.m. ET
Chargers WR Vincent Jackson and Dolphins NT Paul Soliai both will play the 2011 season under the terms of their one-year franchise tags.

Respondents to poll believe Rivers-Jackson will be top QB-WR duo in 2011

Posted Aug. 29, 2011 @ 2:12 p.m. ET
Chargers QB Philip Rivers and WR Vincent Jackson finished atop a PFW web poll asking, "Which QB-WR duo will outperform all others this season?"

Chargers announce signings

Posted July 30, 2011 @ 5 p.m. ET
The Chargers announced their free-agent signings on Friday night, including RB Mike Tolbert.

Chargers Jackson will sign franchise tag, report to camp

Posted July 26, 2011 @ 2:10 p.m. ET
Chargers WR Vincent Jackson will be in attendance when the team reports to camp on July 27, ending speculation that he would hold out for a long-term contract for the second consecutive summer.

Report: Jackson withdraws request for compensation

Posted July 23, 2011 @ 10:40 a.m. ET
It appears one of the biggest hurdles left for the NFLPA is gone, as Chargers WR Vincent Jackson has agreed to withdraw his claim for compensation.

Report: Player reps meeting through weekend

Posted July 22, 2011 @ 5:32 p.m. ET
Player reps reportedly sent an email saying they will meet on Monday, but NFLPA spokesman George Atallah said he does not know about the email.

Expect 2011 to be Jackson's last as a Charger

Posted July 21, 2011 @ 11:43 a.m. ET
Frustrated with not being able to work out a long-term contract, Chargers WR Vincent Jackson is finally going to get his chance to hit the open market — in 2012.

Compensation for Mankins, Jackson remains a hurdle

Posted July 21, 2011 @ 10:33 a.m. ET
NFL Network reported Thursday morning that compensation requests from Vincent Jackson and Logan Mankins remain an obstacle to a new labor agreement.

Report: Mankins and Jackson ask for free agency or money

Posted July 19, 2011 @ 9:46 a.m. ET
Patriots OG Logan Mankins and Chargers WR Vincent Jackson, two of the plaintiffs in the "Tom Brady vs. NFL" antitrust lawsuit, have asked for special deals as part of the suit's settlement.


Posted Jan. 15, 2013
Jackson has been added to the NFC Pro Bowl, replacing Detroit's Calvin Johnson, who broke the NFL's single- season record for reception yards in 2012.||||||| Jackson led the Bucs with career bests of 72 receptions and 1,384 yards after signing with them as a free agent last winter, helping numerous fantasy owners to tremendous showings in their leagues along the way.
Posted Dec. 24, 2012
Jackson caught seven passes for 108 yards during Sunday's 28-13 loss to St. Louis.||||||| Jackson turned in his fifth 100-yard effort although he couldn't find the end zone. The ninth-year pro leads the Bucs with 69 receptions for 1,334 yards and eight touchdowns and has been everything the team envisioned they were getting when he signed a five-year, $55.55 million contract as a free agent after spending eight years with the San Diego Chargers.
Posted Dec. 17, 2012
Jackson caught six passes for 81 yards but was held out of the end zone on Sunday against New Orleans.||||||| Jackson has declined somewhat as a scoring threat as the season has progressed. He caught five touchdown passes in Tampa Bay's first six games but has scored only three times in eight games since.
Posted Dec. 10, 2012
Jackson hauled in six receptions for 131 yards and a touchdown during Sunday's 23-21 loss to Philadelphia.||||||| With 1,145 receiving yards, Jackson is 23 away from setting a new career high. His receiving TDs are tied for seventh in the league.
Posted Nov. 19, 2012
Jackson had six catches for 94 yards and a touch in Sunday's win over Carolina.||||||| V-Jax has sisx TDs in his last seven games.