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Monday, October 20, 2008
Rams expect Jackson to start

By Mike Sando

Posted by's Mike Sando


ST. LOUIS -- The Rams expect to have Rams running back Steven Jackson in the lineup against New England in Week 8 after tests showed no serious damage to Jackson's thigh.

Coach Jim Haslett expressed relief after learning that Jackson wouldn't miss an extended period. Jackson will be limited in practice this week, but he should be ready to carry his normal load against the Patriots.

In other injury-related news for the Rams:

Jackson's injury situation bodes very well for the Rams as they attempt to win a third consecutive game after an 0-4 start.