Rams RB Jackson's offseason more than back rehab

ST. LOUIS (AP) - St. Louis Rams running back Steven Jackson is back from an offseason that included diving with sharks and attending World Cup soccer games in South Africa.

The Pro Bowler's offseason wasn't all about rehab from back surgery. He found time for fun, too.

Jackson will see more soccer games. He's had enough up-close time viewing great whites, though.

Jackson says nothing in the NFL could prepare him for the adrenaline rush - not even watching Shark Week on TV the week before the trip.

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