Steven Jackson scores, suffers thigh bruise in the process

AP

The good news for Falcons running back Steven Jackson is that he scored a touchdown in the first quarter of his first game against his old team, the Rams.

The bad news is that Rams linebacker Alec Ogletree hit Jackson just as Jackson was getting into the end zone, and Jackson ended up with a thigh bruise. The Falcons announced that Jackson is questionable to return.

There was nothing dirty about Ogletree’s hit, although Jackson seemed unhappy about it and gave Ogletree a little shove as he was getting up.

Jacquizz Rodgers will carry the load at running back for the Falcons until Jackson’s return.