Buccaneers are “shocked and saddened” by sudden passing of Vincent Jackson

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Former NFL receiver Vincent Jackson died Monday at 38. Jackson spent the final five seasons of his career with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

“We are shocked and saddened to hear the terrible news regarding the loss of Vincent Jackson,” Buccaneers co-owner Bryan Glazer said in a statement. “During his five seasons with our franchise, Vincent was a consummate professional, who took a great deal of pride in his performance on and off the football field. Vincent was a dedicated father, husband, businessman and philanthropist, who made a deep impact on our community through his unyielding advocacy for military families, supported by the Jackson in Action 83 Foundation. He was a three-time Pro Bowl selection for his accomplishments on the field, but his greatest achievements as a Buccaneer were the four consecutive nominations he earned as our Walter Payton Man of the Year. Our deepest condolences go out to his wife, Lindsey, and the entire Jackson family.”

Receiver Mike Evans, drafted by the Bucs in 2014, added this message to his former teammate on Twitter: “V Jax thank you for everything I love you big bro. Praying for your family. Rest in Paradise.”

Jackson had sixth 1,000-yard seasons in his career. He finished with 9,080 receiving yards.

12 responses to “Buccaneers are “shocked and saddened” by sudden passing of Vincent Jackson

  1. Very, very sad indeed. He was a huge philanthropist here in Tampa as well as San Diego with respect to military families who’s significant others were either deployed or injured. Specifics are not out yet but would hate to see an autopsy spell out the three letters the NFL despises. RIP V-Jack. Prayers to your wife and four children.

  2. Living in an extended stay motel, and having your family file a missing persons report on you speaks volumes, and none of it is pleasant. My guess is either mental illness, drugs, or both. Sad any way you slice it…RIP

  3. Something fishy…died in a Homewood Suites a few miles from his mansion. Too bad…but that probably wasn’t a good sign.

  4. acemagee45 says:
    February 15, 2021 at 11:04 pm
    The Bucs don’t have any fans. Bucs fans are all Brady fanboys.



  5. SMH. This is a Vincent Jackson thread about a tragedy where four children lost their father for whatever reason he chose or didn’t. Not a Brady jealousy thread. Walk away from your keyboard and go ask your parents why they decided to spawn. If you don’t know what that means then ask someone to explain it to you.

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