08:04 AM ET 10.30 | 'Tis the season for amped-up speculation, drawn out that much more by an extended trade deadline. [That] leaves us 48 extra hours to ponder the silly idea that the Rams have placed Pro Bowl running back Steven Jackson on the trading block and can't wait to dump him on anyone who calls. Well, technically, Jackson is on the trade block. Then again, who in the NFL isn't available? ... Yes, the rumors are flying, and that means there have been conversations by a lot of teams about Jackson, most notably the running-back-starved Green Bay Packers. But wanting something and being ready, willing and able to pay for something are two entirely different things. It's the difference between dizzy dreams and stone-sober reality.