Found December 30, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
PLAYERS: Steven Jackson
TEAMS: St. Louis Rams
St. Louis Rams running back Steven Jackson ended rumors that he would retire after this season by saying Sunday he'll be back next year. After the Rams' 20-13 loss to Seattle, Jackson told the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, "I definitely plan on coming back." He may not be playing for the Rams next year, though. Jackson is expected to void the $7 million player option on his contract to become a free agent. Jackson, 29, finished with 1,042 yards this season, which was his ninth year in the NFL. He is the sixth player in NFL history to have eight straight 1,000-yard seasons.
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES

Rams Could Have A New Deal In Place With RB Steven Jackson Soon

Howard Balzer mentioned in an interview with the Tacoma News Tribune that the “feeling is” that RB Steven Jackson will have a new contract in place with the Rams before February 8th, which is the deadline for him to void his current contract. Balzer adds that Jackson has his eyes set on becoming a top 10 all-time rusher and finishing out his career with the Rams. Jackson,...

St. Louis Rams Steven Jackson to retire or not?

Is Steven Jackson considering retirement? While he started the rumor, he ended that rumor after this weekend’s game against the Seahawks (Credit: AP Photo) With the Saint Louis Rams out of the playoffs for the eighth straight season, running back Steven Jackson has not experienced the playoffs since his rookie year. During this off-season, Jackson will be an unrestricted free agent...

Fisher, Rams see season as a positive

ST. LOUIS -- There was a different feeling in the room Monday afternoon when the Rams met for the final time before breaking for the offseason. It was an unusual feeling, one felt just once at Rams Park since 2006. "We really felt like when the guys left the auditorium, they left with a great deal of enthusiasm and optimism for whats ahead," said first-year coach Jeff...

Fisher, players energized about Rams' future

ST. LOUIS (AP) Jeff Fisher's comeback was a rousing success. Coming off the worst five-year stretch in NFL history, the St. Louis Rams shattered their sad-sack image. Players from the NFL's youngest roster cleaned out lockers Monday energized about a future of playoff contention after barely missing out on the franchise's first winning record since 2003 - and feeling...

2013 NFL Regular Season Schedule: St. Louis Rams

The 2012 NFL regular season is now over. The St. Louis Rams found some good things to build on under the first year guidance of head coach Jeff Fisher. The Rams fielded a young, aggressive defensive unit in 2012, showing great promise for the next season. Look for St. Louis to add some key pieces through the start of free agency and the 2013 NFL Draft while becoming a player for...

Making Ram Resolutions for the New Year

The end of a long year already feels like the beginning of something new for St Louis football. That's a great feeling, and an unusual one, for Rams fans inured to losing seasons. A fan's normal practice come the first week of January is to stow all their Rams gear and their pride in the upper shelves along with the Christmas decorations and the summer shorts, things...

Video: Russell Wilson ties rookie TD mark as Seahawks get by Rams

SEATTLE — Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson tied Peyton Manning’s NFL record for most touchdown passes by a rookie with 26 after a third-quarter score on Sunday against the St. Louis Rams.  Please Click Here To Read This Video

Rams look to stay undefeated in NFC West

(AP) -- The Seattle Seahawks need to defeat the St. Louis Rams to have any shot of winning their second NFC West title in three seasons. Even if they don't finish atop the division, the Seahawks could still be riding a wave of momentum into the postseason. Seattle will look to extend its longest winning streak in five seasons to five games on Sunday when the Rams try to finish...

St. Louis Rams vs. Seahawks Week 17 game balls & stats

8-0 at home again! If the last month hasn’t had that something special’s brewing feeling for you, than how about going 8-0 at home for the first time since the Super Bowl year. Yes, that’s right, not only did the Seahawks run the table at home, but they also surpassed the 10 win mark for the first time since that fabled year as well. Something special is brewing indeed in Seattle...
Rams News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.