Found October 26, 2013 on FF Locker Room:
Atlanta Falcons RB Steven Jackson was able to practice in some capacity all week this week and is expected to make his triumphant return to the lineup this Sunday. Jackson has been out for weeks with a quadriceps muscle strain. Jackson is officially listed on probable on the Falcons’ official injury report after putting in a full day of practice on Friday. Injury Outlook: Jackson appears to be ready to return to the lineup, which means he must have been able to show sufficient power and drive with his between-tackle-runs, which was supposed to have been the main deterrent to his return. As with any muscle injury, the risk for re-injury is always there. But the fact that he was able to do everything at practice without any reported setbacks definitely serves to increase optimism about his potential productivity level. Jackson and Jacquizz Rodgers, who filled in admirably while Jackson was out, will most likely split carries in an effort to both keep Rodgers involved and preserve Jack...
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