Is the Atlanta Falcons’ Steven Jackson a Hall of Fame Running Back?

April 7, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

When the Atlanta Falcons signed Steven Jackson, they signed a Hall of Fame-caliber running back.
Often overlooked during his tenure with the St. Louis Rams, Jackson has compiled a Hall of Fame résumé, sporting incredible all-around production.
Jackson's 10,135 career rushing yards rank him first amongst active running backs.
Already ranked 26th on the all-time list, he has out-rushed the likes of Earl Campbell, Adrian Peterson, Larry Csonka, Shaun Alexander and Terrell Davis.
He ranks 30th all time in yards from scrimmage—already having out-produced the likes of O.J. Simpson, John Riggins, Michael Irvin, Andre Johnson and Larry Fitzgerald.
Jackson's 2,334 yards from scrimmage in 2006 rank as the sixth-highest single-season total in NFL history.
At only 23 years of age, Jackson became the youngest player to ever produce more than 2,310 yards from scrimmage in a single season. That same season, Jackson became the only player in NFL histor...

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