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Falcons' Steven Jackson records third TD in his last four games
by Michael Hurcomb |

Falcons running back Steven Jackson recorded his third rushing touchdown in his last four games and tallied his fifth rushing touchdown this season during a 26-24 loss Week 12 vs. Cleveland. He now has 67 career rushing touchdowns.

Jackson had a team-high 34 rushing yards on 13 carries, while adding two catches for 17 yards. He was able to cut the Cleveland deficit to 23-21 with a 1-yard touchdown run with 9:31 left in the fourth quarter.

The Falcons are back in action Week 13 vs. Arizona.

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Falcons skill position standouts Jones, Jackson back to work
by Marty Gitlin |

Falcons wideout Julio Jones and running back Steven Jackson returned to practice Friday, has reported. Both had missed time due to illness and should be fine for the Week 12 game against Cleveland.

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Falcons RB Steven Jackson out sick Thursday
by Larry Hartstein |

Falcons running back Steven Jackson missed Thursday's practice with an illness, coach Mike Smith told reporters. Atlanta hosts the Browns on Sunday.

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Steven Jackson, Devonta Freeman held in check Week 11
by Igor Mello |

Falcons running backs Steven Jackson and Devonta Freeman were both held in check, as the compiled 69 rushing yards in Sunday's 19-17 victory over the Panthers in Week 11.

Jackson was the primary back and was limited to six carries for 18 yards on the ground in the first half. He finished the game with 41 yards on 17 carries. He caught two of three targets for 6 yards.

Freeman rushed for 28 yards on six attempts. He was not targeted in the passing game.

The Falcons will face the Browns in Week 12.

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Spry Steven Jackson posts best game of the year
by Larry Hartstein |

Falcons running back Steven Jackson 31, flashed back to an earlier time in his career in Sunday's win at Tampa Bay. Jackson rumbled for a season-high 81 yards on 16 carries, including a 1-yard touchdown in the first quarter, and caught both his targets for 14 yards.

Jackson averaged a season-best 5.1 yards per carry and looked fresher than he had in weeks. It helped that Atlanta was coming off its bye.

Jackson will try to keep it going Week 11 at Carolina.

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