The St. Louis Rams appear to be on the verge of a drastic turnaround with head coach Jeff Fisher at the helm. Although the Rams missed the NFL playoffs last season, St. Louis may be a team on the rise, but they may also lose veteran running back Steven Jackson to free agency according to Mike Sando of ESPN.com as of Feb. 27:
Jackson, the Rams' career rushing leader, plans to void the final year of his contract to become a free agent March 12, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported Monday.
Despite being plagued with injuries earlier in his career with the Rams and considered to be injury prone as a result, Jackson has bounced back with a vengeance in the past two years in St. Louis playing in 15 games in 2011 and 16 in 2012.
Along with finally being able to stay relatively healthy, Jackson posted his eighth consecutive season of 1,000 rushing yards or more for the Rams.
Even though Jackson's touchdown has never been all that impressive with only an average of five touchdowns over the last four seasons, the veteran running back will still be a hot commodity on the free agent market with plenty of teams showing interest in the Oregon State product.
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