Found October 27, 2013 on Fantasy Football Champs:
Atlanta running back Steven Jackson, out since Week 2 with a hamstring injury, is active for the Week 8 game versus Arizona.Fantasy Spin:It's unknown if Jackson, who was back at practice on Wednesday, will be on a snap count. He should get the lion's share of the rushing workload which would allow Jacquizz Rodgers to help out as a pass catcher where the Falcons are missing both Julio Jones and Roddy White.
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