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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 DL Anderson embracing role

Posted Aug. 18, 2010 @ 1:35 a.m. ET
It doesn't look like he will ever become the top-tier pass rusher the Falcons thought they were getting in the 2007 draft, but the team still seems confident that Jamaal Anderson can be a very useful piece on the ...

Falcons DT Babineaux suspended

Posted Aug. 03, 2010 @ 4:27 p.m. ET
The NFL has suspended Falcons DT Jonathan Babineaux one game for violating the league's substance abuse policy.

Falcons' pass-rush pressure issue to watch

Posted July 30, 2010 @ 8:22 p.m. ET
Mustering more of a pass rush — both off the edge as well as inside — might be just the ticket for overall defensive improvement for the Falcons, who are coming off back-to-back winning seasons for the first time in franchise history.

Falcons agree to terms with Weatherspoon

Posted July 29, 2010 @ 4:43 p.m. ET
Falcons rookie OLB Sean Weatherspoon will be reporting to training camp on Friday with a five-year contract.

There’s something about Harry

Posted July 25, 2010 @ 1:12 p.m. ET
Falcons WR Harry Douglas is a supersleeper to take a flier on late in fantasy football drafts, writes PFW's Dan Parr.

NFC South training-camp reports

Posted July 25, 2010 @ 11:27 a.m. ET
In the seventh chapter of our training-camp reports, we look at the NFC South teams, including a Panthers team led defensively by LB Jon Beason.

Mysterious knee could limit Falcons DT Jerry in camp

Posted July 23, 2010 @ 10:17 a.m. ET
There has been speculation that Falcons DT Peria Jerry's recovery from knee surgery is not moving as quickly as the team anticipated.

Falcons sign fifth-round pick Meier

Posted July 16, 2010 @ 5 p.m. ET
The Falcons have signed fifth-round WR Kerry Meier to a four-year contract.

Falcons’ RCB battle wide open

Posted July 15, 2010 @ 11:27 a.m. ET
The Falcons will have at least four players competing for the starting job at right cornerback in training camp, and this is a legitimate battle.

Texans, Falcons hoping to get over hump

Posted July 15, 2010 @ 9:12 a.m. ET
With Houston and Atlanta being the highest-rated teams not to make the playoffs last season, NFList examines how other recent "near-miss" clubs fared the following season.

Falcons LB James suspended

Posted July 08, 2010 @ 2:52 p.m. ET
The NFL has suspended Falcons LB Robert James for violating the league's policy on performance-enhancing substances, a league spokesperson announced Thursday.

Falcons' Robinson says teammates are buying into confident approach

Posted July 02, 2010 @ 1:43 p.m. ET
As the Falcons' defense looks to improve on its 21st ranking from last season, CB Dunta Robinson, the team's top offseason addition, shared his thoughts on what it will take for the unit to succeed.

Falcons sign rookie OG Johnson

Posted June 19, 2010 @ 6:53 p.m. ET
The Falcons signed OG Mike Johnson, one of their third-round picks in the 2010 draft, on Saturday.

Falcons preparing Weatherspoon to play strong- and weak-side ’backer

Posted June 16, 2010 @ 12:55 p.m. ET
Falcons first-round pick Sean Weatherspoon has drawn positive reviews from coaches and observers through OTAs and minicamps, and it appears that, at the minimum, he'll be involved in the team's nickel package on defense.

Falcons sign draft picks Hawley, Franks

Posted June 15, 2010 @ 5:31 p.m. ET
The Falcons signed two of their draft picks and waived four players Tuesday.

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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