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Jackson believes Freeman should be mentioned among the 'top five,' QBs in NFL



Receiver Vincent Jackson was among a constellation of stars that played offense for the San Diego Chargers in recent years. He believes the lesser known Bucs are just as talented.

In fact, Jackson said Monday that quarterback Josh Freeman is among the most elite at his position in the NFL. Top five. 

Tom Brady, Aaron Rodgers, Drew Brees, Eli and Peyton Manning might have something to say about that. For that matter, some pundits  have rated Freeman as the fourth-best quarterback in the NFC South, behind Brees, Matt Ryan and Cam Newton.

But Jackson is a believer.

"We were a little more flashy as far as the names go (in San Diego), but I think we're just as talented here all the way across the board.'' Jackson said Monday. "We have tight ends, running backs and obviously, Josh Freeman, and he's a quarterback I think should be mentioned among the top five in the league.''


[Last modified: Monday, August 13, 2012 12:48pm]


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