Fight On: Steven Jackson Set to Carry St. Louis Rams Once Again

June 24, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

If you visit St. Louis Rams running back Steven Jackson's website, sj39.com, you can watch in wonder as Jackson leg presses 225 pounds 90 times in two minutes.
In between all the snarls and winces of pain as his quads surely scorch, amidst the relentless beads of sweat that drop from his mean dreads to his brow, Jackson appears motivated.
Motivated, probably because he knows every rep that he pounds out in the two-minute crunch is essential. Just like every minute, every carry, every catch, every block that is expected of Jackson from the Rams is essential. Jackson's performance is the team's only chance of improving on a one-win season.
In St. Louis, the team really has no option but the 26-year-old Jackson, who has become the league's premier workhorse.
In Jackson's breakout year of 2006, the Rams handed the ball to him 346 times, and relied on him plenty through the aerial assault. The result: The league leader in yards from scrimmag...

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