ST. LOUIS Steven Jackson has yet to see a winning season since he joined the Rams as a first-round draft pick in 2004. And hes not looking to leave just as they appear to be on the cusp of turning things around.
Jackson confirmed to reporters this week that he and the Rams plan to meet in the near future to decide whats next for the franchises all-time leading rusher. Jackson has one year and 7 million remaining on his contract but has the option to opt out of the deal and become a free agent.
We are definitely going to sit down, Jackson said. I would hate to watch this organization go on and be successful, which I believe they will, without me. I want to be a part of that.
The powerful, physical Jackson became just the sixth player in NFL history to have eight consecutive seasons of at least 1,000 rushing yards in 2012. Four of the others are already in the NFL Hall of Fame and the fifth is not yet eligible.
Jackson also surpassed the 10,000 career-rushing yards mark in 2012, ...