Steven Jackson 39 | Running Back

Atlanta Falcons

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Tue. July 29, 2014 Subscribe 
News: Jackson was excused from Tuesday's practice due to a left hamstring injury, D. Orlando Ledbetter of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports. Coach Mike Smith is optimistic that he will be available for Week 1 of the regular season. Impact: It was an injury to the right hamstring that cost Jackson four games last season, with the historically-durable back finishing with the lowest rushing total and average yards per carry of his career. Despite his coach's encouraging outlook, it's difficult to bank on Jackson reemerging as a 1,000-yard rusher as he enters his age-31 season. In addition to the injury concern that will likely result in an abbreviated training camp along with last season's decline in productivity, Jackson may lose carries during the upcoming season to backup Jacquizz Rodgers and rookie Devonta Freeman, both of whom have significantly less tread on their tires.(RotoWire, )
Steven Jackson
2013 Season
CAR
157
YDS
543
AVG
3.5
TDS
6
Bio
Ht: 6' 2"  Wt: 240  Age: 31
Born: 7/22/1983, Las Vegas, Nevada
College: Oregon State
NFL Experience: 11th season
Drafted: 2004 - Rd 1
(24th overall by the Rams)
Salary: $1,750,000
Injury Status
No reported Injury