Jackson played into the fourth quarter of Saturday’s preseason game against Denver. He completed 13-of-22 passes for 93 yards and a touchdown on his final drive against the Broncos backups. (Jackson left the game down 20-10.)
T-Jack once again got ridiculously bad protection. He’s averaging 3.77 yards-per-attempt in the preseason. Yikes.
No matter what you think of Jackson or Whitehurst, it’s clear that Pete Carroll prefers Jackson. It doesn’t seem like a real competition, and Whitehurst didn’t play with the starters at all during the team’s “dress rehearsal.”
The best way for the Seahawks to avoid a controversy was to just keep Whitehurst on the bench.