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Jackson doesn't have to be a star

If there is one player on the Vikings who has hit the point of being overanalyzed to the point of paralysis, it is quarterback Tarvaris Jackson. All the preseason prognosticators and football pundits have shot plenty of holes in the team's plan to build this team, beginning with their perceived "weakness" at the quarterback position because of Jackson's inexperience.

There are 32 teams in the NFL and most “experts” would rank the Vikings’ quarterback situation of Tarvaris Jackson, Brooks Bollinger, Drew Henson and Tyler Thigpen somewhere between No. 28 (at the highest) and No. 32 (dead last). What’s interesting is that virtually everyone agrees that Jackson is talented and has “all the tools” to be a very successful quarterback in the NFL.  Yet some would... Recommended Stories

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