Under the radar prospects: Running Back

The running back position has been devalued in the draft process. In 2013, for the first time in decades a running back was not taken in the first round. However, the Falcons need a consistent running back in 2014. They cannot allow for the broken shell of Steven Jackson and the inconsistent JacQuizz Rodgers to carry the load. Last season, the ball club finished dead last in the...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Weekly Rewind: To steal a Saint; The “elite” debate; CJ2k; and fooling around

From signing away rival players to the classic Matty Ice debate, cover32 Atlanta was not lacking in variety this week! Here is a look at what was occurring around Atlanta Falcons camp this week: Breaking News:Falcons steal away the enemy? : By Mike Byers   Column:How Close is Matt Ryan to “elite” : By Shauyan Saki   Column:CJ2K verses Steven Jackson : By Branden Rowe   Column...
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Steven Jackson vs. Chris Johnson: Why Sjax is the better fit

Amidst the completely ungrounded rumors that the Atlanta Falcons were poised to make a run at Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson, myself and many other Falcons fans’ were forced to wonder if last year’s marquee free agent signing Stephen Jackson was really a viable option going into next season. I saw very little reason for the Falcons to have considered Johnson to begin...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Johnson Expected To Land With Atlanta Falcons

The Nashville Tennessean’s Jim Wyatt expects Chris Johnson to eventually sign with the Atlanta Falcons. A lot of running backs starting to find landing places. My bet on where #Titans RB Chris Johnson eventually ends up: #Falcons — Jim Wyatt (@jwyattsports) March 28, 2014 [RELATED: Ranking the 10 Best NFL Free Agents Still Available] Photo Credit: [RELATED: The...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Falcons coach throws support behind Steven Jackson

When the Atlanta Falcons added veteran running back Steven Jackson prior to last season some saw it as the piece that would get the team over the hump and into the Super Bowl. Instead Jackson struggled and the Falcons few victim to early season injuries en-route to a losing season, one year after a NFC Championship loss. Last year the Falcons added Jackson on a three-year deal worth...
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Steven Jackson Expected To Remain Falcons’ Starting RB Despite Struggles

According to Dan Pompei of the Bleacher Report, Steven Jackson is expected to remain the Falcons’ starting running back in 2014. Jackson will be 31 years old at the start of the 2014 season and is coming off the worst statistical season of his career ten-year NFL career. Pompei mentions that although he was a disappointment in his first year with the Falcons, the team’s coaching...
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February 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Steven Jackson obliterates Redskins defender on TD run (GIF)

Atlanta Falcons running back Steven Jackson obliterated a Washington Redskins defender as he ran him over on the way to the end zone on a 3 yard touchdown during the first quarter of Sunday's game.The Falcons are having an extremely disappointing season, with a 3-10 record heading into the game against the Redskins. Jackson deserves credit for continuing to play hard despite...
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December 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Steven Jackson wants to end his career with a championship

Atlanta Falcons running back Steven Jackson is stating that he came to the deep south to go out with a fairy tale ending. Please click here to read this story. The post Steven Jackson wants to end his career with a championship appeared first on Players View.
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April 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Jackson considered retirement

Steven Jackson says he thought about retiring after voiding his contract with the Rams. He eventually signed with the Falcons.

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March 16, 2013  |  1 Comment

Report: Packers may sign Jackson

The Green Bay Packers are among some of the teams interested in Steven Jackson, and reports say they are likely to sign him.

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March 12, 2013  |  Discuss

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