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225. Steven Jackson
Steven Jackson is the all-time leading rusher for the Rams, passing no less than Eric Dickerson to do it.  A model of consistency, Jackson would record eight consecutive seasons where he rushed for over 1,000 Yards, four of which saw him finish in the top ten overall, including a second place finish in 2009.

2006 was actually a more productive season where the Running Back would finish with 1,528 Rushing Yards and another 806 in the air to give him 2,334 Yards from Scrimmage, the most in the National Football League that season. 

With just over 15,000 Yards from Scrimmage over his career, Jackson might be worth a look as a preliminary nominee but to make the Hall would be difficult despite how many Yards he accumulated.

The Bullet Points

  • Country of Origin: Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.A.
  • Eligible Since: Friday, 01 January 2021
  • Position: Running Back
  • Played For: Atlanta Falcons, New England Patriots, St. Louis Rams
  • College: Oregon State
  • Drafted: 1st Round, 24th Overall in 2004
  • Major Accolades and Awards: Pro Bowl Selections (3) (2006, 2009 & 2010)
    Second Team All-Pro Selection (2) (2006 & 2009)
    Most Yards from Scrimmage (1) (2006)
    Most All-Purpose Yards (1) (2006)
    Super Bowl Rings (None)
  • Other Points of Note: Top Ten Finishes: Approximate Value (1) (2006)
    Top Ten Finishes: Rushing Attempts (4) (2006, 2009, 2010 & 2011)
    Top Ten Finishes: Rushing Yards (4) (2006, 2009, 2010 & 2011)
    Top Ten Finishes: Rushing Touchdowns (1) (2006)
    Top Ten Finishes: Rushing Yards per Attempt (1) (2004)
    Top Ten Finishes: Rushing Yards per Game (5) (2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 & 2010)
    Top Ten Finishes: Receptions (1) (2006)
    Top Ten Finishes: Touchdowns (1) (2006)
    Top Ten Finishes: Yards From Scrimmage (3) (2006, 2009 & 2010)
    Top Ten Finishes: All-Purpose Yards (1) (2006)
  • Notable All Time Rankings: 18. Rushing Yards: 11,438
    18. Rushing Attempts: 2,764
    23. Yards from Scrimmage: 15,121
    34. All-Purpose Yards: 2,334
    32. Rushing Touchdowns: 69
    37. Rushing Yards per Game: 71.5
    68. Touchdowns: 71

Should Steven Jackson be in the Hall of Fame?

Definitely put him in! - 70.4%
Maybe, but others deserve it first. - 14.8%
Probably not, but it wouldn't be the end of the world. - 11.1%
No opinion. - 0%
No way! - 3.7%
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