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Saint Louis Rams Steven Jackson has decided to void his contract and test free agency this off-season (Credit: AP Photo) After the Rams failed to make the playoffs, running back Steven Jackson contemplated returning to the team, then retirement and then the idea of signing with another team. Now, it appears as though Jackson will have, if he chooses, the opportunity to sign with another team. Jackson has elected to void the final year of his contract with the Rams and test free agency. By voiding the final year of his contract, Jackson is forgoing the opportunity to earn $7 million with the Rams next season. Jackson said in December that he was optimistic about returning to the Rams and ending his career with the team. The chance to re-sign with the team are strengthened by the fact that head coach Jeff Fisher has also offered optimism about the team being able to re-sign Jackson. Fisher says that discussions have gone well so far. However, Jackson should see plenty of suitors who are willing to pay him more than the Rams may offer. I could see the Lions, Packers, Bengals and Cardinals all knocking down the door to sign Jackson. While the back is on the back end of his career, he can definitely still have an impact on an offense. The Rams career rushing leader has rushed for over 1,000 yards in eight of his nine seasons and rushed for 10,135 yards and 56 touchdowns for his career. The post Steven Jackson to void final year of contract, test free agency appeared first on DOWN & DISTANCE.
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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
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...
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...
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.