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Fri, 17 Jan 2014 19:59:17 -0800
The Atlanta Falcons could consider releasing CB Asante Samuel, FS Thomas DeCoud, RB Steven Jackson, LB Stephen Nicholas and DE Osi Umenyiora this offseason to create some salary cap space.
Thu, 19 Dec 2013 07:18:50 -0800
Atlanta Falcons RB Steven Jackson was fined $7,875 for a facemask penalty in Week 15.
Mon, 02 Dec 2013 06:04:17 -0800
Atlanta Falcons RB Steven Jackson had his best game of the season in Week 13 with 23 carries for 84 yards and two touchdowns.
Fri, 15 Nov 2013 13:27:49 -0800
Atlanta Falcons RB Steven Jackson (toe) fully practiced and is probable for Week 11.
Thu, 14 Nov 2013 11:02:12 -0800
Atlanta Falcons RB Steven Jackson (toe) was limited in practice Thursday, Nov. 14.
Wed, 13 Nov 2013 13:22:19 -0800
Atlanta Falcons RB Steven Jackson (toe) was limited during practice Wednesday, Nov. 13.
Tue, 12 Nov 2013 21:06:22 -0800
Atlanta Falcons offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter wants to lean upon RB Steven Jackson more than he has since the running back returned from injury. "My opinion is Steven Jackson is a workhorse running back and we haven't been able to work him," Koetter said Tuesday, Nov. 12. "I mean, I think Steven is one of those guys that gets better the more he touches it." Jackson's season-high for carries is 13 against the Carolina Panthers.
Fantasy Tip: Jackson is averaging a career-low 3.2 yards per carry, but he has been injured. Koetter's plan to get Jackson more carries is great news for fantasy owners. However, Jackson and the Falcons face a difficult matchup against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Week 11, as Tampa ranks fifth in the league in rushing defense.
Sun, 10 Nov 2013 23:34:38 -0800
Atlanta Falcons WR Roddy White, who returned this week from ankle and hamstring injuries, had just one catch for 20 yards in a 33-10 loss to the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday, Nov. 10. His teammate, RB Steven Jackson, managed only 11 yards on nine carries in the defeat.
Fri, 08 Nov 2013 01:42:05 -0800
Atlanta Falcons RB Steven Jackson must average 107.5 yards rushing over the last eight games to extend his streak of 1,000-yard seasons to eight in a row. He has just 140 yards in four games this season, having missed four others with an injury.
Fri, 25 Oct 2013 10:35:37 -0700
Atlanta Falcons RB Steven Jackson (hamstring) was limited in practice Friday, Oct. 25, and is probable for Week 8.
Fantasy Tip: While it looks like Jackson is ready to go, he may be limited in game action and split time with Jacquizz Rodgers. Be prepared for the team to be cautious with Jackson.
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