The Rams have named running back Steven Jackson inactive against Arizona, a move that protects Jackson from his own resolve to play.
JacksonJackson has fought through a herniated disc in his back, finding ways to play on Sundays after missing practice throughout the week.
Jackson surely would have given it a shot against Arizona if left active. Running behind a depleted offensive line was making his job even tougher and exposing Jackson to additional punishment.
Samkon Gado starts for Jackson.