Rams Rumors & News

  • Report: Rams put Nick Foles and Case Keenum on trade block

    Sportsnaut "One day after the Los Angeles Rams selected Jared Goff with the No. 1 pick of the 2016 NFL Draft, the franchise has put Nick Foles and Case Keenum up for auction on the trade block, per Mike Silver of NFL Network. While neither quarterback is a treasured prospect, the Rams might see some action..." April 29

  • Top pick Goff calls himself 'good fit' for Rams

    The Score "The Los Angeles Rams felt they needed to make a big splash in their return to one of the biggest markets in the country, and they did so by selecting a California boy with the first overall pick. While it was generally considered a lock for Jared Goff to be taken No. 1 leading up to the draft,..." April 29

  • Rams select Cal QB Jared Goff with No.1 overall pick

    ESPN "For the second time in seven years, the Los Angeles Rams used the first overall pick in the NFL draft on a quarterback, kicking off Thursday's festivities by selecting California's Jared Goff. Goff is the 22nd quarterback taken with the first overall pick in the common draft era (since 1967)..." April 29

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    Los Angeles Rams select QB Jared Goff with the first pick of the 2016 NFL Draft. ... Eagles are on the clock and will select Carson Wentz.

  • “4 Or 5” Teams Have Reached Out To Rams About QB Nick Foles

    NFL Trade Rumors "Nick Wagoner of ESPN reports that “4 or 5” teams have reached out to the Rams about QB Nick Foles. However, they still want to see how things go in the draft before getting serious about a potential deal. Wagoner adds that the Rams are hoping to move Foles via a trade after they come away..." April 28

  • Cris Collinsworth to call Thursday Night Football with Mike Tirico

    Awful Announcing "It’s been widely reported that Mike Tirico will be joining NBC and calling Thursday Night Football this season. According to the Miami Herald’s Barry Jackson, his partner will be Sunday Night Football analyst Cris Collinsworth: At the NFL owners meetings in Boca Raton last month, NBC Sports..." April 28

  • Rams won't inform Goff or Wentz of decision until they're on the clock

    The Score "The Los Angeles Rams have made it clear they intend to keep the NFL world guessing right up until they make their selection with the No. 1 overall pick in Thursday's draft. That apparently includes the two quarterback prospects they're choosing between, Jared Goff and Carson Wentz. Los..." April 28

  • How quickly will the Rams lean on their No. 1-drafted QB?

    L.A. Daily News "When Jared Goff and Carson Wentz finished their respective visits with the Rams a week ago, head coach Jeff Fisher gave them both a simple message. “Get used to handing the ball to 30.” That, of course, being star tailback Todd Gurley, the reigning NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year who is..." April 28

  • Rams won’t tell Jared Goff or Carson Wentz who they will draft No. 1

    Sportsnaut "The Los Angeles Rams are either still debating who they are taking No. 1 overall or they are following league orders to remain mum on the subject. Either way, neither Jared Goff nor Carson Wentz will get a phone call until right before they are called up to the podium on Thurasday night in..." April 26

  • From DeflateGate to tampering, how 4 teams forfeited picks in the 2016 NFL Draft

    SB Nation "Forfeited draft picks are a rare occurrence in the NFL, but they do happen -- just not as frequently as they did this year. In fact, the 2016 NFL Draft will have four teams forced to give up a pick due to various infractions. This is the biggest amount of lost picks since 2012, when the New..." April 26

  • Report: Mike Tirico is leaving ESPN for NBC

    Sports Business Daily "Mike Tirico, one of ESPN’s best known on-air voices, is leaving the network for NBC, according to several sources. Tirico has been a mainstay with ESPN since '91, and given his many roles at ESPN, he will be an incredibly difficult talent to replace. Tirico has been ESPN's on-air face of the NFL,..." April 25

  • NFL asked Rams to keep their plans for first pick quiet

    The Big Lead "Jared Goff is going 1st in the NFL Draft Thursday. It’s a 100% lock. The Los Angeles Rams didn’t trade up for Carson Wentz, who isn’t NFL ready. Everyone credible who reports on these matters has said so. Including Mike Silver, who was in the Rams’ war room three of the last four years. Silver..." April 25

  • Several teams interested in Nick Foles

    NFL Trade Rumors "ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that “several” teams have interest in Rams QB Nick Foles, and he believes this could be something to watch in the coming days. Peter King adds that the Rams could get a 2016 draft pick for Foles. However, King doesn’t see the Broncos will be interested in acquiring..." April 25

  • Report: '99.9%' Rams to Take Goff with No. 1 Pick

    Bleacher Report "Jordan Raanan of NJ.com reported that he heard Goff is "99.9 percent the pick at No. 1," adding that the "entire league knows" the Los Angeles Rams will select the former California quarterback. On April 21, the Rams announced they recently hosted Goff on a visit a week after the franchise..." April 24

  • NFL players investing in cannabis pain-management

    Denver Post "The former Broncos’ quarterback and other retired and active NFL players believe Cannabidiol, or CBD, a nonpsychoactive compound in cannabis, could be an alternative to potent painkillers used by players in the league. Nestled at the base of the Flatirons and tucked behind a dog park is Jake..." April 23

  • Stan Kroenke says Rams’ trade to No. 1 was “purely football”

    Pro Football Talk "The Rams may want to make a splash in Los Angeles, but that’s not why they traded up to the first overall pick in the draft. That’s the word from Rams owner Stan Kroenke, who says the team made a decision based entirely on getting better on the field, not on selling tickets or building buzz..." April 22

  • Rams bid adieu to Jared Goff, Carson Wentz after visits to L.A.

    ESPN "Jared Goff, the Los Angeles Rams' presumed No. 1 pick in next week's NFL draft, has wrapped up his visit with the team in the L.A. area, a source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter on Thursday afternoon. Goff and fellow quarterback prospect Carson Wentz have been in town this week to meet with..." April 22

  • Jared Goff confident he's the QB to turn the Rams' fortunes around

    therams.com "Now that the Rams have the No. 1 overall pick in the 2016 NFL Draft, it’s no secret that they’ll likely select one of two quarterbacks — Carson Wentz of North Dakota State or Jared Goff of Cal. Los Angeles hosted both players at the Oxnard, Calif. facility this week in order to get one more..." April 22

  • Carson Wentz: I'm 'super excited to prove' doubters wrong

    therams.com "Now that the Rams have the No. 1 overall pick in the 2016 NFL Draft, it's no secret that they'll likely select one of two quarterbacks — Carson Wentz of North Dakota State or Jared Goff of Cal. This week, Los Angeles hosted both players at the Oxnard, Calif. facility in order to get one more..." April 22

  • Rams keep suspense high by hosting quarterbacks Carson Wentz and Jared Goff

    Los Angeles Times "In an attempt to do due diligence and finalize their choice – or to simply keep their options open with a smokescreen – the Rams met this week with North Dakota State quarterback Carson Wentz and they are scheduled to meet with California quarterback Jared Goff. The Rams, holding the No. 1 pick..." April 20

  • Rams to host Carson Wentz on pre-draft visit

    NFL.com "It will be another 10 days before the Los Angeles Rams reveal the No. 1 overall pick of the 2016 NFL Draft, but a top candidate for the selection will be in town to visit the team this week. North Dakota State quarterback Carson Wentz will arrive in Los Angeles on Monday and will spend a few..." April 18

  • Rams Re-Sign RFA QB Case Keenum

    NFL Trade Rumors "Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that Rams QB Case Keenum has signed his one-year restricted tender on Monday. Rapoport mentions that if the Rams can now trade Keenum if they like, but he adds that Keenum could very well remain with the team. The first-round tender will cost the Rams $3.635M..." April 18

  • NFL $765 Million Concussion Accord Upheld by Appeals Court

    Bloomberg "The National Football League’s $765 million concussion settlement was given the all-clear by a federal appeals court. The ruling sets in motion the resolution of thousands of lawsuits covering more than 20,000 retired players. About 1 percent of players opted out of the settlement, which is to..." April 18

  • Rams to meet with both Jared Goff, Carson Wentz ahead of NFL draft

    ESPN "Los Angeles Rams officials will meet with both Cal quarterback Jared Goff and North Dakota State quarterback Carson Wentz ahead of this month's NFL draft, a league source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter. The Rams, who acquired the No. 1 overall selection from the Tennessee Titans in a..." April 17

  • Rams' top-secret QB tour bred blockbuster trade for No. 1 pick

    NFL.com "Jeff Fisher and Les Snead arrived in Berkeley on a cloudy February morning, and as soon as quarterback Jared Goff began his private workout at California Memorial Stadium -- as if on cue -- the rain came pouring down like the Andy Dufresne escape scene in "Shawshank Redemption." By the end of..." April 16

  • Rams bringing back K Greg Zuerlein

    Los Angeles Times "Kicker Greg Zuerlein, who has spent his four-year career with the Rams, agreed to terms for this season, the team announced Friday. Zuerlein made only 20 of 30 field-goal attempts in 2015. His 66.7% percentage was the lowest of his career and ranked among the league’s worst. He made three of..." April 16

  • Jeff Fisher says second-rounder from Bradford deal was key in trade with Titans

    Pro Football Talk "Monday’s PFT Live on NBC Sports Radio will include a visit from Rams coach Jeff Fisher. I know this because the interview with Fisher has been recorded, given that the initial broadcast of the show happens between 3:00 a.m. and 6:00 a.m. PT. Instead of making you wait until Monday morning,..." April 15

  • Les Snead '97 percent' sure who Rams will draft 1st overall

    The Score "The Los Angeles Rams didn't move all the way up from the 15th selection to No. 1 without knowing why. "We're definitely far down the path," Snead told ESPN Radio on Friday. "You're in the 97 percent down the path. You can definitely see the finish line." Snead said that they will still use..." April 15

  • NFL's Tre Mason Pleads Not Guilty ... But Warrant Still Active

    ESPN "An attorney for Tre Mason entered a not guilty plea to four charges the Los Angeles Rams running back is facing after a March arrest. Even so, an arrest warrant issued for Mason is still active after he failed to appear in Broward County (Florida) court Monday. H.T. Smith appeared in court..." April 15

  • Titans Trade Top Pick, Acquire Multiple Picks from Rams

    Titansonline.com "Two weeks before the NFL Draft, the Titans have pulled off a historic trade aimed to “bolster the roster” and better the team for years to come. The Titans have agreed to trade the No.1 pick of the draft to the Los Angeles Rams for the 15th overall pick in this year’s draft, two second-round..." April 15

  • Conflicting reports on whether Rams prefer Goff or Wentz

    Pro Football Talk "The Rams are doing everything they can to make the NFL draft suspenseful. After trading up to the first overall pick today, different sources within the Rams are saying different things to different reporters about whether they plan to draft North Dakota State quarterback Carson Wentz or Cal..." April 14

  • Rams' Mason pleads not guilty after missing court date

    L.A. Daily News "Los Angeles Rams running back Tre Mason has entered a plea of not guilty after missing his arraignment on misdemeanor traffic and drug charges earlier this week. Mason’s attorney, H.T. Smith, entered the plea on his behalf Thursday, according to Broward County (Fla.) court records. A warrant..." April 14

  • Rams waited to announce trade in honor of Kobe's last game

    Total Pro Sports "The power of the legend that is Kobe Bryant had an entire day dedicated to him on Wednesday as everyone shared their favorite memories of the now former NBA superstar. Not only did Kobe Bryant completely shutdown Twitter, but he shutdown social media period by dropping 60 points in his final..." April 14

  • Jalen Ramsey jokes about Rams trading up to No. 1 for him

    The Score "Florida State defensive back Jalen Ramsey's sense of humor might not help his draft stock, but it's impressive nonetheless. Upon learning of the Los Angeles Rams' blockbuster trade with the Tennessee Titans for the first overall pick in the draft, Ramsey told ESPN's Ed Werder, "I didn't know..." April 14

  • Sources Tell Beacher Report Goff, Not Wentz, Will Be Rams' Choice

    Bleacher Report "In an absolute game-changer of a deal, the Los Angeles Rams have acquired the No. 1 overall pick in the 2016 draft from the Tennessee Titans, according to Titans Senior Writer Jim Wyatt. What assets did the Titans receive in return? Who will the Rams draft now: Carson Wentz or Jared Goff?" April 14

  • Rams reportedly targeting Carson Wentz over Jared Goff at No. 1

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "The Rams pulled off a blockbuster trade with the Titans Thursday, leapfrogging the Browns to move up to No. 1 to draft a quarterback. Question is, which one will they take? Sam Farmer of Los Angeles Times reports they are targeting North Dakota State's Carson Wentz, but that Goff is still..." April 14

  • Titans G.M. doesn’t rule out more trades after swapping top pick

    Pro Football Talk "Trading the first pick in the 2016 NFL Draft two weeks before it begins was a huge move. But the Titans might not be done making them. In discussing his new haul of draft picks after trading the top spot to the Rams, Titans General Manager Jon Robinson hinted at further deals. “This move..." April 14

  • Arrest warrant issued for Rams running back Tre Mason

    Pro Football Talk "The last NFL player to be arrest apparently is the next one to be arrested. Nick Wagoner of ESPN.com reports that Rams running back Tre Mason failed to appear for a hearing on Monday in Broward County, Florida criminal court. A warrant has now been issued for Mason’s arrest. Mason had been..." April 13

  • 9 franchise tag talks: 1 can alter NFL draft, 2 others could get ugly

    Yahoo! Sports "In an NFL draft class robust with defensive linemen, a player who has already proven to be among the NFL elite might be the name to watch on the opening night of the draft: the New York Jets' Muhammad Wilkerson. If Wilkerson, a defensive end, is traded, the Jets' asking price will be a first-round..." April 13

  • Study: Over '40 percent' of ex-NFLers tested had traumatic brain injury

    CBS Sports "The medical community continues to make strides in the study of concussions and one study, according to the American Academy of Neurology, claims "more than 40 percent" of retired NFL players studied had some sign of traumatic brain injury (TBI). The study conducted tests on 40 different former..." April 12

  • Watch Rams WR Stedman Bailey run routes 5 months after being shot in the head

    Fox Sports "Not only was Stedman Bailey's season cut short last November, but his life nearly ended. The Los Angeles Rams receiver was shot in the head less than five months ago in Miami, yet he's already working out and making his way to a return in 2016. Bailey was working out with fellow Rams and former..." April 12

  • Players with low Wonderlic scores are more likely to be arrested

    Pro Football Talk "The Wonderlic intelligence test that has long been part of the NFL’s pre-draft screening process is mocked by many as irrelevant to a player’s football playing ability. But one group of researchers says the Wonderlic can be valuable in predicting how a player will fare off the field. A paper..." April 12

  • NFL won’t stream any London games this year

    Pro Football Talk "The NFL’s live-stream of last year’s London game between the Jaguars and Bills was so wildly successful that the NFL will be doing it again. Sorry, that should be the NFL will not be doing it again. According to Jessica Toonkel of Reuters, the NFL won’t stream any of the three 2016 London..." April 12

  • Arbitrator upholds NFL's use of paid leave for players under personal conduct policy

    ESPN "An arbitrator has ruled against the NFL Players Association in its grievance, filed more than a year ago, that the league's personal conduct policy implemented in late 2014 violated terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement. The union had challenged the authority granted to commissioner..." April 11

  • Donte Whitner visits the Rams

    Pro Football Talk "Yes, the Browns gave safety Donte Whitner a long-delayed entry into free agency. No, that isn’t stopping the veteran defensive back from drawing interest. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, Whitner has arrived in Los Angeles for a visit with the Rams." April 10

  • Will Nick Foles be a member of the Rams in 2016?

    Pro Football Talk "As the Broncos continue to turn over each and every stone in search of a potential quarterback to compete with Mark Sanchez and Trevor Siemian, here’s a name that hasn’t been mentioned: Rams quarterback Nick Foles. On one hand, Foles already has earned a $6 million roster bonus for 2016, and..." April 10

  • Mike Glennon should entice Rams, Jets, Broncos and Cowboys

    NFL.com "We're into spring, summer's just around the corner ... and numerous teams are still in the market for a quarterback. Oh, and there aren't enough quarterbacks to go around. Which leads us to the curious case of Mike Glennon, who is one of the top 32 quarterbacks in the NFL, yet is rarely..." April 10

  • Benny Cunningham signs RFA tender with Rams

    Pro Football Talk "We’re closing in on the April 22 deadline for restricted free agents to sign offer sheets with other clubs, which means that players in that position have a good idea about whether that’s a likely development. In most cases, an offer would have already come and the absence of one means it is..." April 08

  • Rams kick off preseason in L.A. on August 13

    Pro Football Talk "The NFL announced the preseason schedule for the 2016 season on Thursday afternoon and one of the more notable inclusions on the slate is the league’s first game of any kind in Los Angeles in 21 years. That game will come on Saturday, August 13 when the Rams host the Cowboys in a game that will..." April 07

  • Report: NFL ditching rookie symposium, teams responsible

    Sportsnaut "In a strange move that could portent unintended negative consequences, the NFL has reportedly ditched its rookie symposium, per Paul Dehner Jr. of the Cincinnati Enquirer. The rookie symposium has been held every year for all the drafted rookies around the league the past 20 years. It is..." April 05