Originally written on The Penalty Flag  |  Last updated 4/23/12
The win-less St. Louis Rams have enjoyed the benefits of a bye week last weekend and it seems to have helped from several angles.While a bye week usually is good for the body this time it was good for the mind as it has apparently been a great confidence-builder for them. Star running back Steven Jackson who has been injured most of the season says his team should be able to beat the Green Bay Packers on the road in their upcoming, reality-check game. The Packers have so far been on the opposite end of the spectrum from the Rams as far as achievements are concerned this season. While the Rams have found themselves unable to win, the Packers have thus far appeared unable to lose. To be fair, Steven Jackson hasn’t really been able to rev his body to 100% this season and that may indeed have been a contributing factor to his team’s woes. In addition to that, Jackson’s statistics against the Packers seem to justify his optimism: he rushed in excess of 100 yards both times in the last two meetings they’ve had with the Packers. Jackson’s injury came in the very first offensive play of the [...]
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