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Atlanta Falcons


Steven Jackson

Steven Jackson - #39 - RB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 2"/ 240 lbs.
Birthday 07/22/1983
Birthplace Las Vegas, NV
College Oregon State
Years played 10
Drafted 2004, 1st round, 24th pick by Rams

Falcons down to third-string RB

Posted Sept. 19, 2010 @ 3:04 p.m. ET
Jason Snelling is in at running back for the Falcons after injuries to Michael Turner (groin) and Jerious Norwood (knee).

Falcons confident Ryan is learning from mistakes

Posted Sept. 15, 2010 @ 12:31 p.m. ET
It's clear to those in Atlanta that some Falcons fans are growing impatient with QB Matt Ryan, who has yet to take the big step some were expecting after an impressive rookie year in 2008.

Falcons add C Bruggeman to practice squad

Posted Sept. 14, 2010 @ 7:11 p.m. ET
The Falcons signed C Rob Bruggeman to the practice squad Tuesday, replacing RB Dimitri Nance.

Falcons to honor Gonzalez

Posted Sept. 14, 2010 @ 12:21 p.m. ET
Falcons TE Tony Gonzalez caught his 1,000th pass during Week One and will be honored by the team at its next game.

Falcons release C Bruggeman

Posted Sept. 14, 2010 @ 11:56 a.m. ET
Reserve C Rob Bruggeman was released by the Falcons on Tuesday.

Falcons not creating lanes for RB Turner

Posted Sept. 13, 2010 @ 5:26 p.m. ET
The Falcons want to be a power-running team that is productive on the ground against even the toughest defenses, but they couldn't hang with the Steelers' front seven.

Mendenhall's OT run leads Steelers past Falcons 15-9

Posted Sept. 12, 2010 @ 4:44 p.m. ET
Rashard Mendenhall ran 50 yards for a touchdown 2:35 into overtime and the Pittsburgh Steelers overcame a shaky start by replacement quarterback Dennis Dixon and a missed field goal attempt late in regulation to beat the Atlanta Falcons 15-9 ...

Gonzalez grabs 1,000th catch of career

Posted Sept. 12, 2010 @ 2:46 p.m. ET
Falcons TE Tony Gonzalez became the first tight end in league history with 1,000 career receptions after making a catch in the third quarter today.

Five football recipes to try out on game day

Posted Sept. 12, 2010 @ 2:23 a.m. ET
We asked five NFL players for the recipes they like the most, and they served up some delicious-sounding fare.

Falcons DE Biermann honored by starting role

Posted Sept. 11, 2010 @ 11:37 a.m. ET
Falcons DE Kroy Biermann told PFW he's "not 100 percent sure" what made the coaches decide to give him a starting spot, but he said he's happy to have the opportunity.

Falcons establish eight-man practice squad

Posted Sept. 05, 2010 @ 4:24 p.m. ET
The Falcons announced their eight-player practice squad on Sunday.

Falcons release S Giordano, waive DT Johnson

Posted Aug. 31, 2010 @ 3:24 p.m. ET
The Falcons announced two roster moves Tuesday.

Strong side could be home for Falcons’ Weatherspoon

Posted Aug. 27, 2010 @ 12:56 p.m. ET
Word is the Falcons are leaning toward starting first-round pick Sean Weatherspoon at strong-side linebacker.

Report: Patriots acquire OG Ojinnaka from Falcons

Posted Aug. 22, 2010 @ 11:43 p.m. ET
The Patriots acquired OG Quinn Ojinnaka from the Falcons on Sunday for an undisclosed draft pick, according to FoxSports.com.

Falcons WR Meier done for the season

Posted Aug. 21, 2010 @ 11:17 a.m. ET
Falcons rookie WR Kerry Meier will miss the 2010 season after suffering a knee injury in Atlanta's loss to New England on Thursday.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted March 14, 2013
The Atlanta Falcons have found their replacement for Michael Turner by agreeing to terms with free agent Steven Jackson on a three-year deal. The Falcons announced the agreement on Thursday, but did not release the terms.||||||| The 30-year-old Jackson had 1,042 yards rushing and four touchdowns with the Rams last season. It was his eighth straight season with more than 1,000 yards rushing. Jackson has 10,135 yards rushing, the most of any active player. He set career highs with 1,528 yards rushing and 13 touchdowns with St. Louis in 2006.
Posted Dec. 27, 2012
Jackson will have the option to explore free agency after the season, raising the question of whether Sunday's finale at Seattle will be his final game in a St. Louis Rams uniform. Jackson intimated Thursday that he might retire at the end of this season. Though he laughed as he said it, the 29-year-old running back didn't retreat from the idea when asked how serious he was about the possibility.||||||| He has expressed interest in ending his career with the only team he's played for as a professional, but he hasn't publicly committed to returning. Coach Jeff Fisher said the team wants him back, but Jackson's demands could price him out of a Rams uniform.
Posted Dec. 24, 2012
Jackson rushed for 81 yards and one TD in Sunday's 28-13 win over the Bucs.||||||| Jackson moved within 10 yards of reaching 1,000 for the eighth consecutive season.
Posted Dec. 17, 2012
Jackson ran for 73 yards on 13 carries on Sunday against Minnesota.||||||| Jackson also set season highs with eight catches for 77 yards to finish with 150 total yards on the day.
Posted Dec. 10, 2012
Jackson ran for 64 yards and a touchdown during Sunday's 15-12 win at Buffalo.||||||| Jackson had a good day, though fantasy owners were surely looking for more against one of the league's worst rush defenses. He faces the Minnesota Vikings at home in Week 15.

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