Found March 08, 2013 on Gridiron Grit:
Due a total of $7 million this season, St. Louis Rams running back Steven Jackson voided the final year of his contract on Thursday, sending him into the free agent market for the first time in his eight year career. The reason for Jackson’s departure wasn’t exactly hard to figure out. At the ripe age of 29, he wants his chance at a Lombardi Trophy now. And the Rams probably can’t offer Jackson that this season, or the next. The potential market for Jackson is also just as simple. In a pool that offers next to nothing, Jackson sits alongside Rashard Mendenhall and Ahmad Bradshaw as the top backs up for offers. But while Jackson says he wants to play for a contender, he still remains picky. In an interview with SiriusXM NFL Radio, Jackson told the world that it wasn’t about the money with the Rams, yet he still sees himself as a premier back for an elite team going forward. “I still have a lot left in my tank” said Jackson. “I still have a lot to offer a team.  We’re not talking abou...

Steven Jackson departs the St. Louis Rams to find opportunity elsewhere

Former St. Louis Rams running back Steven Jackson formally voided the last year of his contract with the team, on Thursday after months of speculation that he would do so. Please click here to read this story.  The post Steven Jackson departs the St. Louis Rams to find opportunity elsewhere appeared first on Players View.

Rams RB Steven Jackson voids contract; hits free agency

Running back Steven Jackson voided his contract with the St. Louis Rams yesterday, in effect parting ways with the team that drafted him and making himself a free agent. This was an expected move, as it was reported Jackson wanted to join a contender. He believes he is still a starting running back in the NFL, and that’s how he is planning on shopping himself this season. ...

Steven Jackson Officially Voids Contract, Will Become An Unrestricted Free Agent

Howard Balzer reports that RB Steven Jackson has officially voided his current contract and will test the free agent market next week. Jackson, 29, will pass on a $7 million salary for the 2013 in the hopes of securing more guaranteed money in his next contract. The Rams have said that they want Jackson to retire in St Louis and he’s also mentioned that this would be an ideal...

Fantasy Football Player Profile – Steven Jackson, RB

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Rams release Wayne Hunter

According to Jim Thomas of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, the Rams have released offensive lineman Wayne Hunter. Rams have released OT Wayne Hunter. Saves St. Louis $4 million in cap space. — Jim Thomas (@jthom1) March 6, 2013 Hunter isn’t a starting caliber NFL player, but I could see him cathcing on somewhere as a back up.   Need NFL Tickets? var _CI = _CI || {}; (function...

Fantasy Football Player Profile – Lance Kendricks, TE

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2013 NFL Mock Draft: St. Louis Rams Pre-Draft Strategy

Season SummaryThe 2012 season was a rebound campaign for the St. Louis Rams under veteran Head Coach Jeff Fisher and first-year General Manager Les Snead. After finishing the 2011 season at a dismal 2-14, former Head Coach Steve Spagnuolo was fired and Owner Stan Kroenke went out and got the best available free-agent coach available: Jeff Fisher. Fisher, armed with the second pick...

Stevie Johnson adds free agent Gibson to call list

BY DAN BEGNOCHEThe Buffalo Bills have made bolstering their wide receiver corps one of their top priorities this offseason. So has No. 1 receiver Stevie Johnson.Johnson has frequently voiced his excitement in bringing in some wideout talent, and he’s even reached out to some on his own.Dwayne Bowe was one those players before ultimately re-signing with Kansas City, as was Greg...

In case you didn't know, the Patriots are interested in Danny Amendola

Not really any sudden or surprising news here, but the possibility of free agent WR Danny Amendola becoming a New England Patriot seem more and more likely. So this has been considered almost a gimme for a while now, but with Wes Welker deciding to test the market, Amendola could be a factor in Welker's contract negotiations. Writer Mike Florio of says that...
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