Monday, December 21, 2015

Steven Jackson announces his Pats signing: 'I'm back'

The New England Patriots have not officially announced their intentions with veteran running back Steven Jackson.

No worries -- he did it for them.

Monday, after more than three months of radio silence from Twitter, Jackson returned with two words:
Further, the 32-year-old updated his profile information to state: "New England Patriots running back."

The Pats went with three backs in their eventual win against the Tennessee Titans Sunday, gaining 93 yards on 26 total attempts. Brandon Bolden and rookie Joey Iosefa each averaged 3.6 yards per carry, and the crew was held without a touchdown.

With similar running styles, Jackson, who is reportedly inking a one-year deal, is expected to fill LeGarrette Blount's role, who was IR'ed by the team earlier this month.

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