Darnell Dockett and Steven Jackson active and will start in Thursday night’s Rams-Cardinals game

Brian McIntyre
Shutdown Corner

Arizona Cardinals defensive tackle Darnell Dockett and St. Louis Rams running back Steven Jackson were both listed as "questionable" on the final injury report of the week, but both are active and will start for their respective teams on Thursday night.

Dockett (hamstring) missed the second game of his eight-plus season NFL career last week, while Jackson has been hobbled by a groin injury, but was able to carry the ball 18 times for 55 yards with a 12-yard reception in Sunday's 19-13 win over the Seattle Seahawks. On the season, Jackson has 59 carries for 195 yards, but he and the Rams are still in search of their first rushing touchdown of the season. That may be difficult to come by against a Cardinals defense that, without Dockett, allowed their first and only rushing touchdown of the season in last week's win over the Miami Dolphins.

As reported by Pete Prisco of CBSSports.com, Jackson renegotiated his contract on the day before the 2012 regular season-opener and can become a free agent by voiding the final year of his contract five days after Super Bowl XLVI.

Here are list of Cardinals and Rams inactives:

Arizona: QB John Skelton, RB LaRod Stephens-Howling, FB Reagan Maui'a, WR LaRon Byrd, TE Todd Heap, TE Jim Dray, G Senio Kelemete

St. Louis: QB Austin Davis, RB Terrance Ganaway, WR Steve Smith, OT Rodger Saffold, DT Matt Conrath, DE Eugene Sims, S Matt Daniels

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