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For the first time in his career St. Louis Rams running back Steven Jackson will be a free agent.
The Post Dispatch reported today Jackson will void the final year of his contract on March 12th
The Rams are still in negations with Jackson’s agent to keep him in St Louis, but the buzz is that the 30-year-old veteran wants to play for a Super Bowl contender and there’s a good chance he may land in Atlanta.
One of the most likely suitors is Atlanta, which according to reports plans to release veteran back Michael Turner. When you’re as close to the Super Bowl as the Falcons, it makes sense adding a veteran running back — even if he has only a couple of more years left — to get you over the top.
I like the Jackson move to Atlanta. His versatile running ability would be a good compliment to the Atlanta offense, and provide a little more depth than Turner’s downhill power running style.
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Rams running back Steven Jackson reportedly is expected to void the final year of his contract with the team in order to test free agency.
The St. Louis Post Dispatch is reporting that Steven Jackson will void the final year of his contract to become a free agent.Pushing Jackson in this direction may be what the St. Louis Rams wanted as they have given indications they would release Jackson before the 2013 season. For what reason is a mystery.Jackson would be entering the final year of a 6-year $44.8 million dollar...
According to the St. Louis Post Dispatch, Rams running back Steven Jackson will void the final year of his current contract and hit the free agent market.
While it’s been reported that both the Rams and Jackson would like to work things out, there’s also a chance he could end up with the Falcons, per Jason Cole of Yahoo! Sports.
Of course the Falcons have moved on from Michael...
St. Louis Rams running back Steven Jackson is reportedly going to opt out of the final year of his contract to hit free-agency this off-season. The 29-year-old back has been a workhorse for the Rams throughout his career. When healthy, Jackson has been the constant in an inconsistent Rams offense. He is owed $7 million next season, and Jackson is reportedly unhappy with his contract. The Rams
The news around the National Football League just keeps on coming, as today Mike Sando of ESPN.com is reporting that St. Louis Rams’ running back Steven Jackson has decided to void the final year of his contract, which in turn would make him an unrestricted free agent come March 12.
Jackson, who will turn 30 this July, rushed for more than 1,000 yards for the eighth-straight season...
This weekend it was reported that things looked "good” concerning the St. Louis Rams’ negotiations with running back Steven Jackson.
However, it’s now being reported that Jackson is planning on voiding his
current contract and testing the free agent market, according to The St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
It was expected that Jackson would void his current
What’s the value Jack?
It’s time for the annual NFL combine and that means all 32 teams will be scouting the next batch of talent.Looking at the draft this year, it is the offensive and defensive lineman that appear to be the “cream of the crop.” What if a team needs a running back?
In a pass-heavy league it is easy to choose running backs later in drafts due to their short...
Tuesday morning, the fate of a Rams era began its final countdown as Steven Jackson decided to test the waters of free agency and void the final year of his contract. Jackson, who is turning 30 this year, was slotted to make seven million dollars in his final year as a Ram.Ten years and 10,135 yards later, Jackson has been in two postseason games, both in his rookie year (2004...
The news around the National Football League just keeps on coming, as today Mike Sando of ESPN.com is reporting that St. Louis Rams' running back Steven Jackson has decided to void the final year of his contract, which in turn would make him an unrestricted free agent come March 12.
Jackson, who will turn 30 this July, rushed for more than 1,000 yards for the eighth-straight...
On Tuesday, news broke from the St. Louis Post-Dispatch that longtime St. Louis Rams' running back Steven Jackson would void his contract and become a free agent, free to move to any team he wishes.
The move comes as a bit of blow for Rams' fans who have grown so accustomed to seeing Jackson pound the rock at the Edward Jones Dome over the past nine seasons.