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STEVEN JACKSON RUMORS

Why the Atlanta Falcons should roll the dice on Ray Rice

It was just a few seasons ago when running back Steven Jackson was signed by the Atlanta Falcons. After recording eight consecutive 1,000 yard rushing seasons in St. Louis, many thought his streak would continue in Atlanta. Sadly things didn’t work that way. Will Ray Rice play in 2015? Jackson lasted two seasons with Atlanta before being released by the team earlier this offseason...
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May 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Steven Jackson says he wants to retire as a member of the St. Louis Rams

Steven Jackson had a heck of a run with the St. Louis Rams. From 2004 to 2012 he was the team’s workhorse running back and scored 56 touchdowns. He recorded over one thousand rushing yards in all but his rookie year. Now Jackson is a free agent after being released by the Atlanta Falcons, but it sounds like his heart is still in St. Louis… AROUND COVER32 Bold Predictions: The...
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May 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Free Agent RB Steven Jackson Wants “To Be Part of a Winning Team”

Free agent running back Steven Jackson isn’t interested in retirement just yet. But he is picky about just where he would like to ply his trade in 2015. In speaking with ESPN’s Nick Wagoner on Wednesday, Jackson said his days as a mentor to rebuilding teams are over. Jackson, who spent nine seasons with the St. Louis Rams before joining the Atlanta Falcons for the 2013 and 2014...
Via Sportsnaut
May 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Steven Jackson Speaks on His Release “I Can Still Punish a Defense”

As reported on Thursday, the Atlanta Falcons released veteran running back Steven Jackson after two seasons with the team. Quick to put up a statement regarding his release on his own website, Jackson had this to say about a whole host of topics. Now that the Atlanta Falcons and I have parted ways, I want to say thank you to the organization, and the entire city of Atlanta. In...
Via Sportsnaut
February 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Falcons release Steven Jackson

The hits keep coming for NFL running backs. A day after the Detroit Lions sent Reggie Bush packing, veteran running back Steven Jackson was released by the Atlanta Falcons. On the surface, this move is not surprising. Jackson, 31, put up 1,250 yards and 12 touchdowns in two seasons with the Falcons. The former Pro Bowler was set to count $4.92 million against the cap in 2015. By...
Via Sportsnaut
February 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons RB Steven Jackson named one of five NFL players on the hot seat

Yes, most NFL teams have only played one preseason game. And yes, the start of regular season is still three weeks away. But that doesn’t mean players and coaches around the league aren’t already on the hot seat; the NFL is s results-oriented organization, where performing at a high level is required at all times. If someone isn’t up to the task, and a better option is available...
Via cover32 - Falcons
August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Major setback for Atlanta Falcons running back

When the Atlanta Falcons signed running back Steven Jackson in March of 2013 this can’t be what they had envisioned. After struggling with injuries most of last season it appears that S-Jax has suffered another setback. According to NFL reporter Jeff Darlington, Jackson pulled his hamstring and was held out of practice yesterday: Steven Jackson suffered a hamstring injury and was...
Via cover32 - Falcons
July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

A healthy Steven Jackson could make or break the 2014 season

He may be on the back end of his career, but don’t put him past his prime. He may have been the worst Falcon at the rushing attack, but give that title to any back with a notorious offensive line. He may have ended an eight straight 1000 yard season streak with the Rams, but again running behind a better offensive line would have helped. Despite getting older and a hamstring injury...
Via cover32 - Falcons
July 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Snubbed? Atlanta Falcons running back Steven Jackson not named top-20 in NFL

When cover32 released its list of the top 10 running backs in the NFL today, there were plenty of people angry about their favorite team’s workhorse back not making the list. It made for a spirited debate in the “Comments” section below the article. And it also begged another question: How close was Mr. Irate Fan’s RB to making the list? To provide an answer, the editors...
Via cover32 - Falcons
June 17, 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 the...
Via Holdout Sports
December 15, 2013  |  Discuss
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