Found May 17, 2012 on The Sport Mentalist:

If you listen carefully you’ll hear it. The grunts in the background along with the rhythmic clinking of weights as St. Louis Rams’ running back Steven Jackson is getting himself ready for another season.
Jackson knows there is a lot at stake. The team just drafted what could be his eventual replacement in the second round of the draft and he will be 29 years old when the 2012 season begins. CLICK HERE TO READ MORE »


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