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5 Potential Landing Spots for Running Back Steven Jackson

When he signed a three-year, $12 million contract with the Atlanta Falcons before the 2013 season, running back Steven Jackson had racked up a franchise-record 10,138 yards rushing over nine seasons with the St. Louis Rams. His eight, 1,000-yard seasons with the Rams is twice that of anyone else in team history—Hall of Famer Eric Dickerson totaled four from 1983 to 1986. But at...
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Atlanta Falcons: Team Purges Roster Before Free Agency

The Atlanta Falcons are trimming their roster, trying to create cap space for free agency. The team has released starting running back Steven Jackson as well as wide receiver Harry Douglas and guard Justin Blalock.Jackson, 6-2, 240 pounds, was originally selected by the St. Louis Rams in the first round (24th overall) of the 2004 NFL Draft out of Oregon State. He was signed by the...
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Quick Look at Recent NFL Salary Cap Casualties

The moves are now coming in at a rapid pace around the National Football League as teams attempt to get into the best possible cap situation heading into March. Here’s a quick look at moves that have gone down over the past several hours. Steven Jackson, Running Back Atlanta Falcons The St. Louis Rams all-time leading rusher was released by Atlanta Thursday evening. At 31 years...
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Should Steven Jackson sign a one-day contract and retire as a St. Louis Ram?

The NFL’s annual salary dumping season is underway for most teams around the league as former Rams running back Steven Jackson, found out when he was released yesterday by the Atlanta Falcons, saving them $3.75 million against their cap. Thinking he was the missing piece to a team that had just lost in the NFC Championship Game, the Falcons signed Jackson to a three-year, $12 million...
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Steven Jackson Speaks on His Release “I Can Still Punish a Defense”

As reported on Thursday, the Atlanta Falcons released veteran running back Steven Jackson after two seasons with the team. Quick to put up a statement regarding his release on his own website, Jackson had this to say about a whole host of topics. Now that the Atlanta Falcons and I have parted ways, I want to say thank you to the organization, and the entire city of Atlanta. In...
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Falcons release Steven Jackson

The hits keep coming for NFL running backs. A day after the Detroit Lions sent Reggie Bush packing, veteran running back Steven Jackson was released by the Atlanta Falcons. On the surface, this move is not surprising. Jackson, 31, put up 1,250 yards and 12 touchdowns in two seasons with the Falcons. The former Pro Bowler was set to count $4.92 million against the cap in 2015. By...
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Is the End Near For Atlanta Falcons RB Steven Jackson?

For years the only player worth watching in St. Louis was running back Steven Jackson. The big, bruiser from Oregon State was able to pound the rock for almost 10,000 yards (with another 3000 via the passing game) for the Rams before he voided the final year of his contract and leave St. Louis after the 2012 season.Atlanta picked him up and he has done well for the Falcons for the...
Via FatManWriting
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Steven Jackson likely to be released by Falcons

With the new coaching staff in place, the Atlanta Falcons will have a big re-tooling of their roster this off-season. One of the guys that makes the most sense as an “odd man out” is Steven Jackson. Jackson’s tenure with the Falcons has been disappointing as he rushed for 543 yards in 2013 and 707 yards in 2014 and failed to average more than 3.7 yards per carry in either season...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

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