Found March 07, 2013 on This Given Sunday:
Nothing earth-shattering, but Steven Jackson has officially voided the final year of his contract. — Howard Balzer (@HBalzer721) March 7, 2013 The tweet says it all. Steven Jackson, as was expected, has voided the final year of his contract with the Rams, and he now enters free agency for the first time. In his time with the Rams, Jackson ran for 10,135 yards and 56 touchdowns. His most prolific season came in 2006 when he ran for 1,528 yards and 13 touchdowns. The move ends a run with the Rams that lasted nine seasons. Jackson holds the franchise record for the most rushing yards by a Rams player by nearly 3,000 yards. By voiding his contract now, Jackson effectively has a five day head start on other running backs that are entering free agency five days from now. The Falcons would be a logical landing spot for Jackson, as they would give him a legitimate opportunity to win a championship. In addition, the Falcons parted ways with Michael Turner earlier this offseason, leavi...

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 was not on board with accepting a reduced role with the Rams

It was reported earlier today that running back Steven Jackson voided the final year of his contract with the Rams, which will make him a free agent once the new year kicks off on March 12th. According to Howard Balzer, Jackson didn’t void his contract because of money, he did it because the Rams want him to share the load, while Jackson wants to continue to be the bell cow. ...

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

Steven Jackson, RB, St. Louis Rams Player Profile Height/Weight: 6-2/240 Birthdate: 7/22/1983 School: Oregon State FANTASY FOOTBALL ANALYSIS Let me just start off by saying that Steven Jackson is the type of player that every team would love to have… had when he was a tad bit younger. Now, almost thirty, with many, many miles put on those tires, he’s looking for a shot at...

Vince Young pens apology to Rams coach Jeff Fisher

Vince Young is doing whatever he can to get back into the NFL. This includes and is not limited to saying ‘I’m sorry.’ Once upon a time, Young and current St.Louis Rams coach Fisher were infamously a quarterback/coach duo for the Tennessee Titans that got off to a wonderful start. Please click here to read this story. The post Vince Young writes apology letter to St. Louis...

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...

Steven Jackson Voids Contract: Is He an Option for the Packers?

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...

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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