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#39 Steven Jackson, RB   Fantasy Football Injury Status   Probable - Hamstring
Atlanta Falcons
Height: 6'-2"
Weight: 240
Birthdate: July 22nd,1983
Age: 31
College: Oregon State
Year: 2004
Round: 1   Pick: 24
Season Statistics
-- Rushing ---- Receiving --
YEARGPATTYARDSTDRCPTYARDSTD
200112212104190
2004141346734191890
20051525410468433202
200616346152813908063
20071223710025382711
20081225410437403791
20091532514244503150
20101633012416463890
20111526011455423331
20121625710424383250
2013121565426331951
201445020114200
2014 Fantasy Points by Week
Last Three Games
-- Rushing ---- Receiving --
WeekATTYARDSTDRCPTYARDSTDPTS
1125201005
2114601704
31454100011
41349021305
Total502011420025
Strength of Schedule
Strength of schedule is calculated from the opponents projected fantasy points allowed for the RB position. The best rating is +16 which gives the player the advantage against the defense and indicates an easy opponent, the worst rating is -16 which gives the defense the advantage and indicates a tough opponent.
Fantasy Analysis
Jackson continues to top the Falcons committee backfield with 13.5 combo touches per game. However, he has found the end zone just once and hasn't rushed for more than 54 yards in a contest. In addition, Jackson's role in the passing game remains small. he has caught just four balls. The New York Giants defense has yielded 87.8 rushing yards per game and just three rushing scores on the season. Jackson offers only low-end touchdown-dependent flex value as usual.
Rushing: 62 Yards, 1 TD.
Receiving: 3 Receptions, 20 Yards, 0 TD.

The Falcons brought Jackson on board prior to last season as a replacement for the aging and plodding Michael Turner. What it appears that they got was an aging and plodding Steven Jackson. Jackson did suffer a hamstring injury that cost him four games as well as a toe issue that hampered him upon his return. That being said, there was little shake and bake in his game prior to the injuries and by season's end he just looked old. Too many times last season Jackson just plowed into the line and lacked any semblance of explosiveness. At 30 years old with over 2,250 carries on his body, the wear and tear seems to have caught up with the 'Predator.' The Falcons drafted Devonta Freeman in the 4th round of this year's draft and according to head coach Mike Smith, Freeman has feature back potential and we wouldn't be surprised to see him pass Jackson as lead back sometime this season.

Rushing: 785 Yards, 8 TD.
Receiving: 36 Receptions, 251 Yards, 1 TD.


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