Originally posted on The Fake Football  |  Last updated 8/21/13
There comes a time in a man’s life when his career journey has descended towards its culmination. The ladder years of life stretching upwards of ages ranging in the 50′s-60′s for most, but if that mans profession is NFL running back then that age rapidly freefalls to his late 20′s-early 30′s. The shelf life of your typical running back is minimal, and the average retirement age is the same as Steven Jackson currently is entering his 10th season in the league, 30. Running backs have the shortest lifespan of any position in the NFL by a two year margin. With this in mind, we are all very intrigued to see the amount of tread SJax has remaining with the accumulation of miles he has sustained throughout his career. 2,395 carries in 131 games has definitely taken its toll, but can such an extravagant specimen overcome the test of father time? This season will tell, but I’ve delved into the trenches to help decipher some insight on what we can blindly expect. SJax has been nothing less tha...
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