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Pressure Point: Preserving Jackson

As they continue to lean on workhorse back, Rams should consider long-term outlook

Originally Published: May 14, 2010
By Matt Williamson | Scouts Inc.

A weekly look at a player whose performance must improve in 2010.

St. Louis is counting on Steven Jackson. He is needed. He is needed in many ways for the Rams to approach respectability.

Jackson is a great player. He is one of my favorite running backs in this league and is one of the true bell cow runners left. But I also think that a few years from now, Steve Spagnuolo is going to look back at his rookie year as a head coach and regret putting Jackson through the punishment ...

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