Originally written on Fox Sports Midwest  |  Last updated 12/18/12
ST. LOUIS Another season will end for Steven Jackson and the Rams in two weeks. And for the eighth straight year, it wont include a trip to the playoffs. Ahead in the next few months will be a fascinating storyline to watch unfold as Jackson decides whether or not to opt out of his contract and become a free agent. The options are quite simple: Jackson could take the 7 million owed to him and return for the final year of his contract, or he could opt out of the contact, become a free agent and try to find the multi-year deal he desires somewhere else. Jackson is the heart and sole of a Rams franchise that hasnt had a winning season since he arrived in 2004. Twice theyve finished 8-8 and only once have they made the playoffs in his rookie season in 2004 during the final days of the Great Show on Turf era. The past eight years have been extremely painful for Rams fans to watch. Knowing theyve wasted one of the greatest performances in NFL history makes it that much tougher. Jac...
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