Falcons cut Steven Jackson

The Atlanta Falcons cut veteran running back Steven Jackson two years into a three-year, $12 million contract. Jackson dealt with injuries each season. He rushed for 1,250 yards and 12 touchdowns in two seasons. He caught 53 passes for 339 yards and a touchdown. A former St. Louis Rams first-round draft pick, Jackson rushed for 10,135 yards and 56 touchdowns before joining the Falcons. He caught 407 passes for 3,324 yards and eight touchdowns with the Rams. Follow me on Twitter: @RavensInsider Aaron Wilson covers the Ravens for The Baltimore Sun
Aaron Wilson
Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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