Posted March 15, 2013 by DJ Enuff in Sports

Free-Agency Buzz: Falcons Sign Star RB Steven Jackson!

Steven Jackson Rams

“I think this is a very big signing for us,” Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff told The Associated Press. “It continues to bolster our offensive firepower. It gives us not only strength, power in running ability but also the versatility to catch out of the backfield, which is a very important part of this offense.” – espn

Brady bro-ken up over Welker trade lol

The Atlanta Falcons turned in RB Michael Turner and upgraded to superstar RB Steven Jackson! Jackson agreed to a three-year deal worth $12 Million with the Falcons earlier today! Jackson was considered the best free-agent RB on the market, rushing for over a 1,000 yards in each of his eight seasons with the St. Louis Rams! The 29-year old power running back still got game; he rushed for a 1,042 yards and four TD’s just last season! Check out Jackson’s website: SJ39.com, his comments above, and the latest NFL free-agency moves below…

Matt Cassel

The Minnesota Vikings picked up QB Matt Cassell on a one-year contract worth $4 Million! He was released by the Kansas City Chiefs on Thursday (after they signed Alex Smith), and the Vikings figured they could use an experienced veteran at quarterback! He will be battling young Christian Ponder for the starting spot! Cassell originally signed with the Chiefs on a six-year deal worth $63 Million, but only brought them to the Playoffs once in 2010! The last couple seasons, Cassell broke his hand and missed games, and eventually was replaced by Brady Quinn after suffering a concussion last season!

NFL Trade and Free-Agency Buzz: Raiders sign former Bears LB Nick Roach, Eagles sign CB Cary Williams, Eagles sign OL Connor Barwin, Seahawks sign DE Michael Bennett, Seahawks finalize deal with DE Cliff Avril