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Running back Steven Jackson decided to opt out of his
remaining contract with the St. Louis Rams, a move that made him a free agent.
Now, since the veteran hit the market, the Atlanta Falcons are considered the
frontrunner to land him this offseason, according to Jim Thomas of The St.
Rather than re-signing with his former club, Jackson appears
set to part ways with the Rams after spending his entire professional career in
St. Louis. While he said he’s open to “one day” going back to the Rams, he is
expected to sign with a Super Bowl contender this offseason.
The Falcons have expressed interest in Jackson as a
replacement to running back Michael Turner, who the team cut last week. Other clubs
are expected to express interest in Jackson once the free agency period begins,
but at this point Atlanta is the favorite to sign the veteran.
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