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2016 Player Prediction: Vincent Jackson

VJaxSome say that veteran wide receiver Vincent Jackson is washed up, suggesting his age is beginning to show which has caused him to miss time last season.  But that was it. Jackson did not miss a game in the previous four seasons averaging over 1,000 yards each of those seasons with quarterbacks like Josh Freeman, Mike Glennon, and Josh McCown.

The offense missed Jackson last season. Quarterback Jameis Winston made the best of what he had when Jackson and Mike Evans went down for some time. His presence alone frees up Evans and gives Winston another respected target. Unfortunately, the time missed messed with the potential chemistry Winston could have built with his 33-year-old veteran receiver.

Jackson is determined to make a comeback this season. He has looked good in offseason workouts and all indications are he will play a major part in this year’s offense, including the slot. Head coach Dirk Koetter has alluded to opening things up some more which will benefit Jackson’s bid for a promising comeback.

Winston will have an extremely reliable and healthy target in Jackson for 2016. The two will look to connect often which means Bucs fans should be excited for this combo this season.

Prediction: 1,000+ yards, 70+ receptions, eight touchdowns

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1 Comment on 2016 Player Prediction: Vincent Jackson

Karen Hartman said : Guest Report yesterday

I'm happy to read your predictions for Vincent Jackson, he is our most consistent wide receiver. I've never seen anyone walk the chalk & make the catches he has. Size is favor , but if he stays healthy & avoids re injuring his ribs, this could be his best season. I think his veteran skills makes him our deepest threat , Jameis needs a consistent target

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