Originally written on Football Nation  |  Last updated 10/21/14
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), backing up a man named Marshall Faulk.  He is the franchise’s all-time leading rusher and has yet to be on a winning team (his lone playoff year STL went 8-8).  Now, he is looking to finish his career elsewhere and capture that much deserved championship ring.  In the meantime, the Rams have a decision to make in the backfield.  There is a possibility that SJ39 could be back if no one wants to sign him to a seven million dollar a year contract, which is likely given his age.  The Rams could find a way to deal him a four or five million, three-year deal and have him finish his career out in St. Louis, have h...
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