Jackson scored on an 8-yard touchdown reception from Matt Ryan for a 7-0 lead against the St. Louis Rams in the first quarter, and Jackson seemed 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.
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