Found March 08, 2013 on NFL Injury Report:
Running back Steven Jackson voided his contract with the St. Louis Rams yesterday, in effect parting ways with the team that drafted him and making himself a free agent. This was an expected move, as it was reported Jackson wanted to join a contender. He believes he is still a starting running back in the NFL, and that’s how he is planning on shopping himself this season. "For where I'm at, going into Year 10, I'm not ready to step back and just become a primary backup or a reduced role guy to be part of a running back by committee," Jackson said Thursday on Sirius XM NFL Radio. "I still have a lot left in my tank. I still have a lot left to offer to a team. We're not talking about someone that's in Year 12 or 13." Jackson didn’t rule out the possibility of taking a reduced role if it means joining a contender, but he said he’s hitting the market with the belief that he’s s starting back. One team that he’s been especially connected to is the Atlanta Falcons, but others figure to express interest in the veteran as well. Follow @TheNFLInjuryRpt !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);;js.src="";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs"); var _gaq = _gaq || []; _gaq.push(['_setAccount', 'UA-34100676-1']); _gaq.push(['_trackPageview']); (function() { var ga = document.createElement('script'); ga.type = 'text/javascript'; ga.async = true; ga.src = ('https:' == document.location.protocol ? 'https://ssl' : 'http://www') + ''; var s = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; s.parentNode.insertBefore(ga, s); })(); Looking for fantasy football advice?

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