Steven Jackson Considering Retirement but Should Stay with Rams in 2013

December 30, 2012   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Steven Jackson might miss out on a good thing: the St. Louis Rams’ 2013 campaign. The 29-year-old running back suggested that he might retire at the end of the 2012 season when his contract with St. Louis expires.
It goes without saying that Rams fans would like to see Jackson play his age-30 season with the ascending ballclub. However, the seven-time 1,000-yard rusher cited that he’d “rather go out like Barry Sanders—wanting people to want more than to leave too late” to reporters, according to Mike Florio of ProFootballTalk.
Jackson needs just 10 rushing yards in Week 17 to secure his eighth straight 1,000-yard season. If he stays for 2013, he’ll be looking for his ninth as the veteran presence on a team stacked with rookies and sophomores; St. Louis was the youngest team in the NFL during 2012.
Rams youngest team in NFL and could hang in this thing. When writing about them locking up their young core all summer some laughed. Hmm

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