One day after the Rams admitted that DT Adam Carriker had a “significant shoulder injury,” they placed him on season-ending injured reserve. St. Louis also trimmed its roster en route to reaching the 53-man limit.
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Posted: Wednesday, August 19th, 2009 | Jason La Canfora Tags: Philadelphia Eagles, St. Louis Rams, Houston Texans, Green Bay Packers, Seattle Seahawks, Ahman Green, Edgerrin James, Steven Jackson, Shaun Alexander, Antonio Pittman, Warrick Dunn, Samkon Gado, Kenneth Darby
Fout-time Pro Bowl RB Ahman Green worked out for St. Louis this week as the team examines its options at the position. The Rams have Steven Jackson, a 2007 Pro Bowler, as their starting running back, with Kenneth Darby and Samkon Gado as the experienced backups behind him.
Is Steven Jackson worth a first-round pick in 2009 fantasy football drafts? The veteran runner hasn’t lived up to the huge numbers he put in 2006, but will be put in a position to succeed in St. Louis this season.
Bears: QB Caleb Hanie (3rd), CB Marcus Hamilton, RB Kevin Jones, LB Darrell McClover, DT Matt Toeaina, WR Earl Bennett, WR Marty Booker, DE Ervin Baldwin.
Rams: QB Brock Berlin (3rd), CB Tye Hill, RB Steven Jackson, LB Chris Draft, G Roy Schuening, OT Anthony Davis, OT Orlando Pace, DE Eric Moore.
Rams coach Jim Haslett has counted out Steven Jackson for this week’s game against Chicago due to a troublesome thigh ailment. It will be the fourth game he’s missed in the last five weeks.
A few notes on lineup changes as the Week 8 early games get underway.
Just got word that Steven Jackson will be inactive against New England. Antonio Pittman and Travis Minor will share the workload in his absence. Fantasy leaguers should consider Pittman the better one-week option
Steven Jackson hurt his quadriceps muscle late in Sunday’s win over the Cowboys.
“We’re not sure if he pulled a quad,’’ coach Jim Haslett said in his post-game presser. “He will be getting an MRI in the morning. Hopefully it is not too severe.’’