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WATCH: Steven Jackson steamrolls into the end zone on Monday Night Football

For a moment there it looked like the Green Bay Packers were en route to another blowout win, but the Atlanta Falcons aren’t going down quite so easy. After falling behind 7-0 thanks to a vulturific touchdown run by halfback James Starks, the Falcons needed to respond with a score of their own and Steven Jackson answered the bell. Check out this old-school downhill touchdown run...
Via cover32
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Cory’s Corner: Packers were smart to pass on Steven Jackson

Remember when Packers fans were demanding that Ted Thompson go out and sign free agent running back Steven Jackson? Well, that was way back in the spring of 2013. At the time, it didn’t look like a terrible proposition. Jackson, who was 29 at the time, had just finished getting his eighth straight 1,000-yard season. And the Packers just got done handing it off to Cedric Benson...
Via AllGreenBayPackers.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers: Why Stopping Steven Jackson is the Key to Beating Atlanta

Positioned at 9-3, the Green Bay Packers are in prime spot to earn home-field advantage throughout the 2014 NFC playoffs or at least the first-round bye. But, even though they are tied for the best record in the National Football League, the NFC is loaded with high-quality teams, which means the Packers really, truly have no room for error. With the Eagles and Cardinals both at...
Via The Packers Guru
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons snap losing streak, remain alive in playoff hunt

The Atlanta Falcons (3-6) put an end to their five-game losing streak on Sunday, beating the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 27-17 to sweep the division series and surprisingly keep their playoff hopes alive. Heading into this NFL Sunday, the Saints were atop the division standings with a record of 4-4, followed by the Panthers at 3-5-1. The Falcons and Bucs rounded out the division with records...
Via isportsweb.com
November 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Falcons RB Steven Jackson is just 56 yards away from 11,000

The Atlanta Falcons have used several running backs this year, but this week the Falcons should feed their veteran running back because he is closing in on a very special milestone.  Jackson is just 56 yards away from 11,000 rushing yards. When Jackson spoke with ESPN reporters he reflected on some of the other marks […] The post Falcons RB Steven Jackson is just 56 yards away...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
October 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons RB Steven Jackson named one of five NFL players on the hot seat

Yes, most NFL teams have only played one preseason game. And yes, the start of regular season is still three weeks away. But that doesn’t mean players and coaches around the league aren’t already on the hot seat; the NFL is s results-oriented organization, where performing at a high level is required at all times. If someone isn’t up to the task, and a better option is available...
Via cover32 - Falcons
August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Major setback for Atlanta Falcons running back

When the Atlanta Falcons signed running back Steven Jackson in March of 2013 this can’t be what they had envisioned. After struggling with injuries most of last season it appears that S-Jax has suffered another setback. According to NFL reporter Jeff Darlington, Jackson pulled his hamstring and was held out of practice yesterday: Steven Jackson suffered a hamstring injury and was...
Via cover32 - Falcons
July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

A healthy Steven Jackson could make or break the 2014 season

He may be on the back end of his career, but don’t put him past his prime. He may have been the worst Falcon at the rushing attack, but give that title to any back with a notorious offensive line. He may have ended an eight straight 1000 yard season streak with the Rams, but again running behind a better offensive line would have helped. Despite getting older and a hamstring injury...
Via cover32 - Falcons
July 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Snubbed? Atlanta Falcons running back Steven Jackson not named top-20 in NFL

When cover32 released its list of the top 10 running backs in the NFL today, there were plenty of people angry about their favorite team’s workhorse back not making the list. It made for a spirited debate in the “Comments” section below the article. And it also begged another question: How close was Mr. Irate Fan’s RB to making the list? To provide an answer, the editors...
Via cover32 - Falcons
June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Steven Jackson obliterates Redskins defender on TD run (GIF)

Atlanta Falcons running back Steven Jackson obliterated a Washington Redskins defender as he ran him over on the way to the end zone on a 3 yard touchdown during the first quarter of Sunday's game.The Falcons are having an extremely disappointing season, with a 3-10 record heading into the game against the Redskins. Jackson deserves credit for continuing to play hard despite...
Via Holdout Sports
December 15, 2013  |  Discuss
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