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Though he’s only 29 years old, St. Louis Rams running back
Stephen Jackson discussed retirement with reporters yesterday, reports Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk.
“I’ve always thought about it from day one,” Jackson said,
via comments distributed by the team. “I’ve always thought about what my
exit strategy is going to be. If I had to write my story, I’d rather go out
like Barry Sanders — wanting people to want more than to leave too late.”
Still, Jackson said that he wants to continue playing for
the Rams, as he’s impressed by what coach Jeff Fisher has brought to the
organization. Jackson sees a bright future for the team and said he’d like to
be a part of it.
Florio believes there is a good chance Jackson will return
to St. Louis next season as long as he and the Rams work out a contract that
properly reflects the running back’s value. While 30 isn’t old in the
traditional sense, it tends to represent a wall of sorts for running backs.
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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.
Running back Steven Jackson will have the option to explore free agency after the season, raising the question of whether Sunday's finale at Seattle will be his final game in a St. Louis Rams uniform.
Jackson intimated Thursday that he might retire at the end of this season. Though he laughed as he said it, the 29-year-old running back didn't retreat from the idea when asked...
ST. LOUIS (AP) Running back Steven Jackson will have the option to explore free agency after the season, raising the question of whether Sunday's finale at Seattle will be his final game in a St. Louis Rams uniform.
Jackson intimated Thursday that he might retire at the end of this season. Though he laughed as he said it, the 29-year-old running back didn't retreat from...
While talking to the media today, Rams running back Steven Jackson hinted that he might retire at the end of this season.
Jackson intimated Thursday that he might retire at the end of this season. Though he laughed as he said it, the 29-year-old running back didn’t retreat from the idea when asked how serious he was about the possibility
“If I have to write my story,” Jackson...
Rams running back Steven Jackson hinted Thursday that he will consider retirement following this season, per the Associated Press.
“If I have to write my story,” Jackson said Thursday, via the Associated Press. “I’d rather go out like Barry Sanders and leaving people to want more than to leave too late.”
So far on the year, Jackson has rushed for 990 yards and four touchdowns...
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The Seattle Seahawks have averaged 50 points per game in the past three weeks, the most points in a three-week span since the 1950 Los Angeles Rams.
"I don't think I've ever come across a team that's scored 50 points...
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Net points per drive: -0.34 (24th)
DVOA: -4.2% (19th)
Weighted DVOA: -6.6% (20th)
TE Lance Kendricks: Caught 4 passes for 119 yards and a touchdown on 5 attempts, 18.8 YAC per catch
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MLB James Laurinaitis: Allowed 1 catch...
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Last regular season game of the year
Let’s go out with a bang boys, and root our ever loving hearts out for the Cardinals to destroy the 49ers!
Matchup: St. Louis vs. Seattle
Venue: CenturyLink Field
Time: 1:25 (local)
Weather: High 43. Low 33. Mostly sunny
Team records: Seattle 10-5. St. Louis 7-7-1
Standings: Seahawks 2nd NFC West. Rams 3rd NFC West
So, as the...