Atlanta Falcons running back Steven Jackson was off to a good start against his former team. Unfortunately, for Jackson, his day may have come to an end.
Jackson scored on an 8-yard touchdown reception from Matt Ryan against in the first quarter. Atlanta took a 7-0 lead against St. Louis, and Jackson was poised for a good outing against his former team.
During Jackson’s touchdown reception, Rams linebacker Alec Ogletree hit the running back as he was getting into the end zone. As a result, Jackson received a thigh bruise.
INJURY UPDATE: Falcons RB Steven Jackson has a thigh injury incurred midway through 1st Qtr. His return is questionable. #STLvsATL
— Atlanta_Falcons (@Atlanta_Falcons) September 15, 2013
Jacquizz Rodgers is currently starting at running back during Jackson’s absence.
If vengeance is supposed to sweet, Jackson has been forced to swallow a bitter pill today.