• Rams allow Jackson to void final year of deal

    Summary of 6 articles · Updated Oct 5, 2012
    • The Rams could release or trade Jackson if Jackson doesn’t void the contract. Steven Jackson wasn’t able to hit the statistical plateaus that would have allowed him to void out the final two years of his contract, but the Rams are going to let him slide on the last one anyway. • The Rams could decide to sign Jackson to a contract extension. But with negotiations on an extension going nowhere, the Rams and Jackson have come up with a unique compromise. But under terms of the new deal, agreed to earlier this year according to the newspaper, the 29-year-old Jackson can leave after this season. Yet there he was on this Thursday night, on the verge of one of the rare nationally televised appearances of his impressive nine-year career in a 17-3 victory over the previously unbeaten Arizona Cardinals, and it was plain as day that this is no longer his exclusive show.
    • Rams' Jackson could opt out of deal after 2012

      St. Louis Rams veteran running back Steven Jackson has negotiated an out to his contract following the 2012 season, in lieu of an extension, both his agent and the team confirmed to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Thursday.
      Source: ESPN.com
    • What to make of Steven Jackson's deal

      Steven Jackson has negotiated an out to his contract following the 2012 season, in lieu of an extension. Jim Thomas has the details. Jackson had been under contract through the 2013 season. Giving him the ability to leave following the 2012 season gives…
      Source: ESPN.com

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