Internet Reacts to NFL Receiver Vincent Jackson Being found Dead in Tampa

Former NFL receiver Vincent Jackson is in the news for all the wrong reasons. The 3x Pro Bowler was found dead in Tampa on Monday at age 38. The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office has launched an investigation into his passing.

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“My heart aches for the many loved ones Vincent Jackson leaves behind, from his wife and children to the Buccaneers nation that adored him,” Sheriff Chad Chronister said in a statement. “Mr. Jackson was a devoted man who put his family and community above everything else. Football aside, he touched countless lives through his Jackson In Action 83 Foundation. We shared a passion for supporting military families, and three years ago, Jackson was even made an honorary deputy by the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office to recognize his dedication to the community. He will be sorely missed by not only football fans across the country, but also the people here in Hillsborough County who reaped the benefits of his generous contributions.”

Twitter has begun reacting to the news:

If you played fantasy football when Vincent Jackson was still playing, you definitely know he was a really great receiver.

Jackson had 540 catches for 9,080 yards and 57 touchdowns during his 12 year career. He was also selected to three Pro Bowls.

RIP Fantasy stud.

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