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Rams RB Steven Jackson likely to miss Week 2

Posted on: September 12, 2011 3:44 pm
Posted by Will Brinson

Earlier today, we noted that the injuries to the Rams were one of the bigger storylines from Week 1. Not only did Sam Bradford suffer a finger injury in the loss to Philadelphia, but wideout Danny Amendola will miss several weeks or more with a dislocated elbow and running back Steven Jackson injured his quad on an early 47-yard touchdown scamper.

X-rays on Bradford's finger came back negative, so that's good news -- but coach Steve Spagnuolo said on Monday that he doesn't expect Jackson to suit up for the Rams on Monday night against the Giants because of the quad injury.

"Bradford's right index finger is bruised," Spagnuolo said, via the Rams official Twitter account. "He'll be monitored this week but no nerve damage, nothing broken."

That was the "good" news. The bad news involves Jackson.

"Jackson does have a strained quadriceps," Spagnuolo said. "He's likely out this week but will be watched on a day to day basis."

If Jackson is indeed forced to miss the Monday night game against the Giants, the newly acquired Cadillac Williams will get most of the run for St. Louis. Caddy was actually pretty impressive against the Eagles, piling up 140 total yards on Sunday (91 rushing, 49 receiving) and given how badly the Giants defense looked against the Redskins, could conceivably be in line for a big game.

Right tackle Jason Smith also suffered an ankle sprain, but the Rams said it's not of the "high variety" which means that Smith could still suit up for St. Louis on Sunday.

All-in-all, the news has to be considered somewhat positive for St. Louis -- the number of injuries they suffered on Sunday offered the possibility to derail their season and now it looks like things are at least a little less ominous than they were 24 hours ago.

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Posted on: December 25, 2011 6:18 pm

Rams RB Steven Jackson likely to miss Week 2

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Since: Sep 15, 2007
Posted on: September 12, 2011 5:55 pm

Rams RB Steven Jackson likely to miss Week 2

Tell me about it.  I wouldn't even touch this dude in mock drafts.  This guy has only had about two good completely healthy seasons in his career.  Some people were thinking value at say number twelve.  I was thinking nothing but a continual headache every week.  I suffered with this guy one year and lemme tell ya that was MORE than enough.  You never knew when he was going to be in week-to-week.  At least this time they actually ruled him out a week early.  Usually they don't tell you until about five to ten minutes before kick-off.  This guy could have been a historical runner.  He was putting up ridiculous numbers with average players around him everywhere on offense.  Now he has Bradford and a couple other weapons, and now this.  He either has he worst luck, genes, or conditioning I have ever seen in a RB. 

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Posted on: September 12, 2011 5:38 pm
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Since: Nov 20, 2007
Posted on: September 12, 2011 5:26 pm

Rams RB Steven Jackson likely to miss Week 2

What a lazy POS Jackson is. The guy is never properly conditioned to play a full season. Of course, I'm smart enough not to draft his ass anymore but cmon dude every freakin' year it's a quad or hammy. Get in shape dummy you're well paid...

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