Rams Rumors & News

  • While Mason flourishes, Stacy disappears

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "A week ago during his regular Thursday media session, offensive coordinator Brian Schottenheimer said the Rams were going to give all their running backs some touches in the early going against Seattle, and then go with the hot hand. Turns out, Tre Mason got the hot hand early. Very..." October 24

  • Rams' first-round picks excel

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Rams' top draft picks Greg Robinson and Aaron Donald continue to progress at left guard and defensive tackle, respectively. Donald, the No. 13 overall pick from the University of Pittsburgh, notched his second career sack and made six solo tackles in Sunday's 28-26 win over Seattle. The..." October 23

  • British government backs possibility of an NFL franchise in London

    SB Nation "The British government strongly supports the idea of an NFL team based in London, and recently had discussions with high-level league officials about the possibility of putting a team in the United Kingdom. British treasury chief George Osborne pledged full government backing for a franchise in..." October 23

  • Rams are regarded as the favorites to move to L.A.

    Pro Football Talk "Two weeks ago, we sparked a flurry of reports and quotes and boasts and ultimately concerns regarding the return of the NFL to Los Angeles, reporting that the league believes one or two teams will move there within the next 12-24 months. Of the three teams viewed as the most likely to move —..." October 21

  • Lack of interest in Michael Sam a good thing

    USA Today "Michael Sam doesn't want to talk. It's nothing personal. It's just that the obsession with his sexual orientation, the suggestion that the FIRST OPENLY GAY PLAYER IN THE NFL would be a "distraction" in the locker room, that was dealt with when he was in training camp with the St. Louis Rams...." October 20

  • Austin Davis still can't get recognized by Rams security

    Fox Sports "Austin Davis has come a long way. An undrafted quarterback out of Southern Miss in 2012, he bounced around the league a bit and ended up coaching high-school football. But then the Rams came calling in 2013 and after a serious of fortuitous turns, the starting QB job landed in his lap. Davis..." October 20

  • Rams waive Austin Pettis

    NFL Trade Rumors "The St. Louis Rams placed WR Austin Pettis on waivers Monday, according to the NFL transaction release. Pettis, 26, is a former 2011 third-round pick of the Rams, but has been limited to playing just 34 percent of the team’s snaps in 2014." October 20

  • Mason is welcome in Rams' backfield

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Even if it means losing a few carries, Rams running backs Zac Stacy and Benny Cunningham are all for rookie Tre Mason joining the backfield mix. Mason, a third-round draft pick in May, made his NFL debut Monday and fared well. He ran five times for 40 yards, including a team-best 24-yarder, and..." October 18

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    Eric Branch @Eric_Branch

    #Rams Ethan Westbrooks (throwing ball at #49ers Carlos Hyde) and William Hayes (horse-collar tackle) fined $8,268 and $16,537, respectively.

  • Bose sends out free headphones to NFL teams

    Los That Sports Blog "Now that audio powerhouse Bose is the official headphone supplier for the NFL — something that got San Francisco QB Colin Kaepernick fined $10k for wearing Beats headphones this past weekend — Bose needs to push their brand via NFL players. Apparently the company has moved quickly to do so, as..." October 10

  • Rams special teams are backsliding

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "The Rams ranked sixth in the NFL last season in the highly respected special teams rankings compiled by Rick Gosselin of the Dallas Morning News. In the 19 seasons the Rams have been in St. Louis, it was easily their highest finish. (Their previous highest rank was 13th in 1996, and usually..." October 08

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    #Rams RB Zac Stacy has just a strained calf, I’m told. Should be good to go.

  • Eagles skate by again after shaky finish vs. Rams

    CSN Philly "Most times, a win can feel like the greatest accomplishment in the world. Sometimes, it can feel like something’s still missing. And there are times it can feel equal parts satisfying and unfulfilling, like the Eagles’ 34-28 win over the Rams on Sunday at the Linc. The win helped the Eagles..." October 06

  • NFL believes it’s 12-24 months away from a return to L.A.

    Pro Football Talk "The Bills won’t be moving to Los Angeles. But someone will. Fairly soon. As the 20th anniversary of the NFL’s departure from Los Angeles, the NFL seems closer than ever to returning. Per a league source, the current plan is that the NFL will send one or two teams back to Los Angeles within..." October 06

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    #Rams WR Tavon Austin (knee) makes his return to the field today, I’m told, re-joining QB Austin Davis’ team

  • Rams' offense hopes to build on success

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Even though the Rams ended up losing 34-31 to Dallas their last time out, you could sense the confidence building on offense with almost every series. The Rams’ 448 yards gained that day marked their biggest total in a regulation contest in 30 games. And go figure: quarterback Austin Davis and..." October 03

  • Peters faces the mighty Quinn

    Philly.com "THERE WAS a LeSean McCoy action figure propped up on a shelf, on the right side of Jason Peters' locker stall yesterday. Why was it there? Peters never appeared for us to ask. Maybe he just didn't want to forget how McCoy looks standing upright. As the Eagles prepare for Sunday's visit from the..." October 03

  • Fisher makes it official: Davis is the starter

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "With the bye week come and gone, and 13 weeks of uninterrupted football ahead for the Rams, coach Jeff Fisher felt it was time to make things official. He called quarterbacks Austin Davis and Shaun Hill separately into his office Wednesday morning, telling Davis he was starting and Hill he was..." October 02

  • Has Fisher come to his senses?

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Good morning from the Atlanta airport. I'm waiting for my connecting flight to St. Louis, and writing time is short. I know the emphasis is on the Cardinals' postseason right now, but the Rams return to action Sunday in Philadelphia after catching a brief break during their bye weekend. The..." September 30

  • Bye week gives Rams a little breathing room

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "The Rams join the Seattle Seahawks, Arizona Cardinals, Denver Broncos, Cincinnati Bengals and Cleveland Browns as the first teams in the NFL to take their 2014 bye this week. But at Rams Park, it’s business as usual — at least for a couple of days. The Rams practiced Wednesday and will work..." September 25

  • Jeff Fisher frustrated by calls in Dallas game

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "The 448 yards produced by the Rams against the Dallas Cowboys was the highest offensive output for the team in a regulation contest in 30 games. That was Game 6 of the 2012 season, coach Jeff Fisher’s first with the Rams. They had 458 yards three games later, but had an extra quarter to get..." September 23

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Both Rams QBs, Shaun Hill and Austin Davis, are active. WR Tavon Austin is inactive.

  • Rams' Bailey reinstated, should play Sunday

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "With the new NFL drug policy now in place, Rams wide receiver Stedman Bailey is eligible to resume practice immediately and play in Sunday's home game against the Dallas Cowboys. Bailey had served two games' worth of a four-game suspension for violating league policy on performance-enhancing..." September 17

  • Could Condoleezza Rice Replace Roger Goodell As Commissioner Of The NFL?

    ThePostGame.com "While there are still many questions to be answered as the NFL investigates its handling of Ray Rice's assault case, there are already a handful of prominent voices calling for commissioner Roger Goodell to step down and an intriguing candidate to take his place. U.S. Senator Kirsten..." September 16

  • Rams are runoff winners over Bucs

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Linebacker James Laurinaitis was eavesdropping on the officials, as usual, when he heard referee Jeff Triplette whisper to a member of his crew: “It’s gonna be a 10-second runoff.” “I always try to listen to what they’re talking about,” Laurinaitis said. “You gotta try to get on their good..." September 15

  • Fisher: QB Hill still the starter if healthy

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Injured quarterback Shaun Hill tested his strained thigh more than 2½ hours before game time Sunday at Raymond James Stadium. But coach Jeff Fisher said after the Rams’ 19-17 victory that there was never a chance Hill was going to start against Tampa Bay. “At no point was there a chance for..." September 15

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    Source: #Rams WR Tavon Austin has a sprained MCL and is out roughly 2 weeks. Just doesn’t stop today.

  • Lightning delay in Tampa for Bucs-Rams game

    Pro Football Talk "The Buccaneers and Rams have been pulled off the field in the second quarter. And it will give them time to check on their numerous injured players. A lightning delay has stopped things with 6:16 left in the second quarter, with the game tied 7-7." September 14

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Cardinals RB Andre Ellington, listed as questionable with foot injury, is expected to play, per source.

  • 41d
    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Rams DE Robert Quinn signed 4-year, $66.575M extension that includes $41.2M gtd tying him to team through 2019, agent Tony Fleming confirmed

  • 41d
    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    #Rams starting QB Shaun Hill will make the trip to Tampa Bay, I’m told. But Hill’s status (thigh) still in doubt. Austin Davis is the backup

  • Source: Rams, DE Robert Quinn close on extension as talks intensify

    Yahoo! Sports "Star defensive end Robert Quinn and the St. Louis Rams are close to an agreement on a multi-year extension, a league source told Yahoo Sports. There is optimism in Quinn's camp that a deal can get done before Week 3, the source said. Quinn is believed to be targeting a deal that would pay him..." September 13

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    Jim Thomas @jthom1

    Rams hopeful new NFL drug agreement will lead to reduction or elimination of final 2 games of Stedman Bailey PED suspension.

  • Rams turn to Tavon in backfield

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "During training camp, coach Jeff Fisher said the Rams wanted to expand Tavon Austin’s role in the offense. And in the season opener against Minnesota, part of those plans were unveiled. Austin, the No. 8 overall draft pick in 2013, lined up on several plays in the backfield as a running..." September 12

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    Quick football tidbit: If #Rams wanted to sign Michael Sam, they can by Mon. Then Rams play Cowboys that week, so can’t sign him until after

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    Albert Breer @AlbertBreer

    Hits keep coming in St. Louis -- Rams coach Jeff Fisher said Chris Long will undergo surgery and be down a few weeks.

  • NFL Leads Push For Franchise in Europe

    ThePostGame.com "This NFL season has kicked off with more fanfare than ever before, and excitement for the sport isn't limited to the United States. For the first time in the league's history there will be three regular-season games played abroad, all of them at Wembley Stadium in London. The games will come on..." September 09

  • Rams expect to know more on Shaun Hill’s condition Monday

    Pro Football Talk "Rams quarterback Shaun Hill started on Sunday and played the entire first half before being replaced by Austin Davis. It was initially reported as a calf injury, but the Rams later clarified that it was a quad injury that he suffered near the end of the first half. After the game, coach Jeff..." September 07

  • Chris Long heads to locker room

    Pro Football Talk "Shaun Hill is out of the game for the Rams with a calf injury after a poor first half and now the Rams are without one of their best defensive players. Defensive end Chris Long left the game in the third quarter after being rolled up at the end of a Vikings run. Long headed back to the locker..." September 07

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    trey wingo @wingoz

    correction... Strained calf for Shaun Hill. apologies

  • After stellar rookie season, Stacy leads a balanced backfield

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Rams running back Zac Stacy doesn’t mind a little friendly competition. In fact, he encourages it. “Football is a business built on competition,’’ Stacy said following a recent practice at Rams Park. “You’re constantly working to be better than the guy lined up across from you. It’s about being..." September 07

  • Cool and collected Gaines ready for first NFL start

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Cornerback E.J. Gaines is not the sort to crank up the iPod and bang his head against the locker during pregame. “No,” he said, laughing. “I definitely won’t be having a concussion or anything like that. I just like to stay calm. I’m a relaxed-type guy. I’m not really hooting and hollering or..." September 06

  • Report: Rams work out LBs Pat Angerer, Kelvin Sheppard

    Pro Football Talk "The Rams reportedly put a pair of notable free agent linebackers through tryouts on Friday. Ex-Falcon Pat Angerer and ex-Colt Kelvin Sheppard worked out for St. Louis today, Field Yates of ESPN reported. A fifth-year pro from Iowa, Angerer (6-0, 236) has appeared in 54 regular season games..." September 06

  • Rams, Quinn Exchanged Contract Numbers

    Pro Football Rumors "In the wake of J.J. Watt‘s lucrative new contract extension with the Texans, the Rams have also broached the idea of a new deal for their star defensive lineman, according to Jason La Canfora of CBSSports.com (Twitter link), who says the team has exchanged contract numbers with Robert Quinn...." September 05

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    Brian McIntyre @brian_mcintyre

    Chris Long, Austin Pettis restructured contracts to help Rams gain cap space. Pettis rec’d $250k signing bonus to take $481k pay cut.

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    Jason La Canfora @JasonLaCanfora

    Rams have exchanged some #s with the reps for Robert Quinn. Sides not close as of now. Can't see that deal done for less than $15M/year

  • Sam lands on practice squad for Cowboys

    ESPN Dallas "The Dallas Cowboys have signed Michael Sam, who is seeking to become the first openly gay athlete to play in the NFL, to their practice squad. Cowboys coach Jason Garrett announced the signing Wednesday morning during a news conference, saying that adding Sam is "a good move for our football..." September 03

  • Micheal Sam & The Cowboys: Forget The Publicity, This Is About Football

    Blogging The Boys "There are a lot of people who have made their minds about what they think of the reports that Michael Sam is going to be signed to the Dallas Cowboys practice squad, pending the results of his physical. Some of them are convinced that this is latest sign of the coming apocalypse, while others feel..." September 03

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    Jim Thomas @jthom1

    Davin Joseph listed as starter at RG. Robinson, the No. 2 overall draft pick in May, is listed second-team behind LG Saffold and LT J. Long.

  • 52d
    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    Source: #Cowboys are doing research and due diligence into the plan of signing DE Michael Sam to their practice squad.