Steven Jackson eager to buck RB trend

Rams stalwart wants to show younger backs that it's better not to share workload

Originally Published: August 26, 2010
By John Clayton | ESPN.com

When you swim with sharks in South Africa, you shouldn't fear anything. No doubt, St. Louis Rams halfback Steven Jackson is fearless.

Taking a half day off from attending this year's World Cup, Jackson put himself in a cage off the coast of Cape Town, South Africa and let great white sharks swim around him and hopefully not through him. He survived.

Seeing those predatory eating machines in action opened his mind to a lot of thoughts. Sharks ultimately survive because they control ...

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