Vikings Should Pursue WR Jackson

Vikings Should Pursue WR Jackson

Last month, when Minnesota Vikings owner Zygi Wilf upgraded Brett Favre’s(notes) deal so that the 40-year-old quarterback could earn up to $20 million in 2010, some of Wilf’s peers rolled their eyes.

As one rival owner said, “It’s great for the league, but I’ve never seen anyone get down on his knees and let one player dictate to a franchise the way he has with Favre.”

I give Wilf credit for aggressively pursuing a championship at all costs – he understandably feels the Vikings’ Super Bowl hopes rest with Favre, and his prospects of getting a new stadium in Minneapolis (the team’s Metrodome lease expires after the 2011 season) may ride on the future Hall of Famer’s golden right arm as well.

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