Hall of Fame RB Eric Dickerson Talks Randy Moss, NFL in Los Angeles and the Rams

November 5, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Bear Heiser: Steven Jackson just broke your long time record of most rush yards in a Rams uniform. That's pretty impressive. He's a move the chains type runner—consistent as they come—but doesn't seem to get recognized for it. Why do you think he goes unnoticed around the NFL? 
Eric Dickerson: It’s simple—he plays on a bad team. Any player who plays on a bad team has trouble getting the same attention as players who play on winning teams. It happened for years. Players like Curtis Martin, Barry Sanders and even at the time Walter Payton didn’t get the recognition they deserved because when you play on teams that are 3-13, 4-12, you don’t get the ink.
BH: Even with a Pro Bowl runner, they've been a pass first team with a rookie quarterback under center. What are your thoughts on their offensive game plan?
ED: They have done a good job with their offensive game plan because they keep Sam within himself. They have to extend him ...

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