Found September 29, 2012 on NFL Draft Zone:
While Steven Jackson saves himself for Sunday, his rookie understudies are getting more shots to prove they belong. The Rams running back was held out of practice for the second straight day Thursday while nursing a nagging groin injury. Both Daryl Richardson and Isiah Pead have been getting the bulk of the carries. “The younger backs are coming along pretty good,” Jackson said. “Daryl has done a good job of spelling me, a great change of pace back for me. “As a unit, we’re pretty solid. I continue to show them what it means to be a pro, day in and day out.” Richardson was the next to last pick of the draft out of Abilene Christian, typically a pick that’s a long shot to stick. But he’s been running ahead of Pead, a second-rounder, since the preseason. Richardson has gotten a chance to be more than just a change of pace guy. When Jackson needs a breather against the rugged Seahawks defense, Richardson will get the call. Seattle (2-1) is allowing just 58.7 yards rushing per game, sec...
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