The oversized stage of Monday night football awaits. But Rams running back Steven Jackson isn't sure that he'll be able to command his share of the spotlight.
"It's all predicated on how I feel on Monday," Jackson said Thursday after missing a second day of practice with a strained thigh. "We're definitely shooting to have an outside chance to be able to go. We all know this kind of injury; the rest is the thing that's going to be the key. Luckily we buy an extra day with the Monday night game."
Jackson was hurt Sunday while dashing 47 yards to the end zone on the Rams' first play from scrimmage this season. He came out after a 9-yard carry on the first snap of the Rams' next series and watched the rest of the 31-13 loss to Philadelphia from the sideline.
"It just kills me to know that my team needs me and I'm not able to be out there and answer the call," he...