Rams Rumors & News

  • Jets get Zac Stacy in trade with Rams

    ESPN New York "Two days after requesting a trade or his release from the St. Louis Rams, running back Zac Stacy got his wish Saturday and was dealt to the New York Jets for a seventh-round draft pick. Stacy became expendable in the first round, when the Rams surprised many by selecting running back Todd..." May 03

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Rams RB Zac Stacy traded to Jets for pick 224, per source.

  • Rams' identity comes with no ambiguity

    ESPN.com "In case the St. Louis Rams' decision to draft running back Todd Gurley with the 10th overall pick Thursday night left any questions about what the team is trying to become offensively, they put those queries to rest quickly and emphatically Friday night. After weeks of listening to public..." May 02

  • Rams take Oregon State QB Sean Mannion in Round Three

    Pro Football Talk "The remaking of the Rams’ QB depth chart continues. First, they added a new starter (Nick Foles) in a March trade with Philadelphia. Now, they have added a rookie to the mix, taking Oregon State’s Sean Mannion in Round Three (No. 89 overall). " May 02

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    Jim Thomas @jthom1

    As expected, Fisher said Havenstein projects as right tackle; Brown as guard.

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    Manish Mehta @MMehtaNYDN

    I'm told the Jets are one of the teams that have inquired about Rams RB Zac Stacey, who wants out after the Gurley pick #nyj

  • Zac Stacy requests trade after Todd Gurley pick

    NFL.com "The biggest curveball early in the first round of Thursday's NFL draft came when the St. Louis Rams selected Todd Gurley. The move has the potential to be a game-changer for the Rams' offense, which took a player many consider the best running back to come out of college since Adrian Peterson...." May 02

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    Adam Caplan @caplannfl

    #Rams RB Zac Stacy, after the selection of RB Todd Gurley, plans to ask the team for his release or to be traded, per league source.

  • Rams pull a surprise with Gurley pick

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "From the RGIII trade, to moving up for Tavon Austin, to selecting Michael Sam, the Rams have been known for the unexpected on draft day from coach Jeff Fisher and general manager Les Snead. In that regard, they were up to their old hijinks Thursday, delivering another big curveball by drafting..." May 01

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    Tim Twentyman @ttwentyman

    RB Todd Gurley off the board to the Rams at No. 10.

  • Titans discussing No. 2 pick with three or four teams

    ESPN.com "General manager Ruston Webster told ESPN's Bob Holtzman on Thursday that the Tennessee Titans, who hold the No. 2 pick in the NFL draft, are talking to three or four teams about possibly trading the pick. Webster said the team has had "fairly substantial conversations" with a couple of teams,..." April 30

    2015 NFL Draft Day Rumors - Live Blog

    PSD Staff NFL Draft day is finally here. Teams begin re-loading tonight and the new NFL season will be here before we know it. I'm going to post rumors in this live blog all day. Pick rumors, trade rumors, etc. April 30

  • 2015 NFL mock draft: Saints, Dolphins, Eagles, Jaguars making trades

    CBSSports.com "It's finally time to bite the bullet. It's time to mock it up. Hopefully, I can do better than last year, where I hit for a pretty strong average – 26 of the 32 players I put in my mock ended up going in the first round – but didn't land nearly enough homers (getting the right player and team..." April 29

  • Rams welcoming Foles into the fold as preseason progresses

    Fox Sports Midwest "In their pre-draft press conference Tuesday at Rams Park, general manager Les Snead and head coach Jeff Fisher included several updates about personnel already wearing the blue and gold, including quarterback Nick Foles, acquired this offseason from the Philadelphia Eagles in exchange for Sam..." April 28

  • NFL to end tax-exempt status

    The Score "The NFL will relinquish its tax-exempt status, commissioner Roger Goodell announced in a memo to owners Tuesday. Goodell said the move was made to "eliminate (a) distraction." The memo states the move will not have a significant impact on the operation of the league: Every dollar of..." April 28

  • NFL Commissioner Goodell: "We didn't get it right"

    CBS News "The NFL draft begins Thursday in Chicago. It's a change of venue for a league re-defining itself both on and off the field. The NFL will follow a new personal conduct policy, and two new employees will help investigate player misconduct. In an interview with "CBS This Morning" co-host Charlie..." April 28

  • Rams not expected to exercise 2016 option on Mark Barron’s contract

    Pro Football Talk "The Rams only had one pick in the first round of the 2012 draft, but they have a pair of decisions to make about 2016 options on first rounders. They selected defensive tackle Michael Brockers and traded for safety Mark Barron last year after the Buccaneers decided to part ways with the..." April 27

  • Rams Exercise Fifth Year Option On DT Michael Brockers

    Turf Show Times "The Rams exercised their ability to extend the contract of Michael Brockers, a 2012 NFL Draft first round selection. About two months ago, TST author Brandon Bate suggested the Rams would be looking to extend Michael Brockers' services into a fifth year on his rookie contract just prior to the..." April 27

  • Chris Long could be heading into his last year in St. Louis

    Pro Football Talk "No NFL team has invested more resources in its defensive line than the Rams. But the centerpiece of that defensive line may be heading into his last season in St. Louis. Chris Long, the Rams’ 2008 first-round draft pick who has developed into a very good defensive end, could be looking at a..." April 26

  • Rams have plenty of draft options for O-line

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Iowa’s Brandon Scherff is widely regarded as the best offensive lineman in the draft. He lifts weights in mass quantities, shrugs off knee injuries as if there were insect bites, and excels at run-blocking. With all that in mind, he seems to be a logical choice for the Rams — if he’s still on the..." April 23

  • Judge approves concussion settlement, could cost NFL $1 billion

    CBSSports.com "A federal judge has approved a plan that brings the NFL and more than 5,000 former players one step closer to a settlement in a concussion lawsuit that could end up costing the league more than $1 billion over 65 years. Senior U.S. District Judge Anita Brody had twice sent the deal back to..." April 22

  • St. Louis committee to present stadium plan to the NFL

    Sporting News "Wednesday could be a crucial day for St. Louis' stadium commission. Chairman Dave Peacock, a former Anheuser-Busch executive, will formally present the commission's plans to the NFL in an effort to keep the Rams in St. Louis. Peacock will have to give the same pitch to members of the NFL's Los..." April 22

  • 2015 Sunday Night Football schedule

    SB Nation "The NFL has released the full schedule for the upcoming 2015 NFL season, which means we know the primetime matchups for Sunday Night Football. Typically some of the best matchups on the schedule (especially with flex scheduling), Sunday Night Football might not be as well-known a phrase as Monday..." April 22

  • NFL schedule will be released on Tuesday

    Pro Football Talk "The wait to find out the 2015 schedule will end on Tuesday evening. The NFL has announced that the schedule will be unveiled during a three-hour show on NFL Network that gets underway at 8 p.m. ET. All 256 games will be revealed during the program, although not all games will remain in the same..." April 20

  • Coroner rules death of ex-RB Lawrence Phillips' cellmate a homicide

    ESPN.com "The death of a man sharing a prison cell with former NFL running back Lawrence Phillips was ruled a homicide by strangulation, according to a coroner's report released Thursday. Damion Soward, 37, was found lifeless early Saturday in a Central California prison cell, and he was later pronounced..." April 17

  • Report Suggests About 1 in 6 NFL Players Go Broke Within 12 Years of Retiring

    Complex "When the NFL comes back in 2015, and you gaze upon the first 11-on-11 play of the bloodsport's season, know that, statistically speaking, at least three players on that field will be bankrupt soon after they hang up their cleats. According to a new research paper by the National Bureau of Economic..." April 15

  • Former Rams RB Lawrence Phillips suspected of killing prison cellmate

    CBSSports.com "Lawrence Phillips, the sixth-overall pick in the 1996 draft who has been behind bars since 2008, is suspected of killing his cellmate at Kern Valley State Prison, according to a prison news release (via the Bakersfield Californian). Early Saturday morning, Damion Soward, 37, was found..." April 14

  • Schedule release likely coming next week

    Pro Football Talk "With the draft only 17 days away and in light of the NFL’s habit of releasing the regular-season schedule before the draft, the window for releasing the 2015 regular-season schedule is getting fairly narrow. The current thinking, per a source with knowledge of the situation, is that the sheet..." April 13

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    The #Titans are hosting potential No. 1 pick Jameis Winston today, and he’s set to work out for the #Rams in Tallahassee on Saturday

  • Rams will work out both Jameis Winston and Marcus Mariota

    Pro Football Talk "The Rams aren’t expected to spend their first-round draft pick on a quarterback, but they’re going to take a look at the top two passers in the draft anyway. A contingent from St. Louis will travel to Florida State’s campus to work out Jameis Winston and then to Oregon’s campus to work out..." April 12

  • If Rams head to LA, they need a quarterback

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "I have no idea where the Rams will be playing their home games in 2016. Whether Stan Kroenke's California dreaming is fulfilled remains to be seen, but the situation on the ground in St. Louis is awkward. I mean, should I even be writing about this team these days ... or is that a job for my..." April 10

  • 2015 NFL preseason schedule announced

    CBSSports.com "Preseason football may be some four months off, but the NFL wants to give you time to get adequately pumped for what amounts to glorified practices. That's right: On Thursday, the league announced the 2015 preseason schedule in all its meaningless glory. Meaningless may be an overstatement; the..." April 09

  • Kendall Langford will be counted on to improve Colts' defensive line

    ESPN.com "Running back Frank Gore, receiver Andre Johnson and linebacker Trent Cole were the headliners of the Indianapolis Colts' free-agency moves last month. Defensive lineman Kendall Langford may not be a popular name, but he's a name that will be vital in helping the Colts along the defensive..." April 05

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    Alex Marvez @alexmarvez

    .@GoPittFootball T TJ Clemmings @TAClemmings_90 has pre-draft visits set w/ @Broncos @STLouisRams & @Saints @SiriusXMNFL @MarkdominikESPN

  • Jeff Fisher expects more from Kenny Britt

    ESPN.com "There's not a coach in the NFL who has a better understanding of what St. Louis Rams receiver Kenny Britt is capable of and what he needs to get there than Jeff Fisher. Fisher drafted Britt in 2009 when he was coach of the Tennessee Titans. It's why Fisher bet on Britt in free agency last year..." April 04

  • Chris Long, Kyle Long start zombie apocalypse survival school

    CBSSports.com "Zombies are all the rage these days, especially on TV. The Walking Dead is the highest-rated scripted show going, after all. Well, Rams defensive end Chris Long and his brother, Bears offensive lineman Kyle Long have apparently decided to capitalize on the zombie craze by starting their own zombie..." April 03

  • Report: St. Louis County Dropped From Plan To Finance New Rams Stadium

    Deadspin.com "The effort to build a new riverfront stadium to keep the Rams in St. Louis suffered a blow last week. According to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Missouri Governor Jay Nixon informed St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger's office that the county's participation in the proposed $985 million..." March 31

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    Jim Thomas @jthom1

    After visit to Kansas City, free agent guard/center Tim Barnes agrees to terms w/Rams. He is expected to sign Tuesday.

  • Ex-coach Heupel talked Sam Bradford out of quitting

    Philly.com "Josh Heupel had watched the surreal scene on TV last August - the quarterback he'd helped coach to a Heisman Trophy hopping on his right leg, leaving his left leg to dangle in the air at FirstEnergy Stadium in Cleveland. Sam Bradford had locked his left knee as Browns defensive end Armonty..." March 30

  • Rams coach Jeff Fisher says 'it's our intention to draft' a QB

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Even with the arrival of Nick Foles via trade, the Rams’ game plan at quarterback remains unchanged according to coach Jeff Fisher. “It’s our intention to draft one,” Fisher said. “The Nick (Foles) trade has no bearing over what we do in the draft.” OK, but it’s probably not going to be..." March 28

  • Michael Sam: ‘I’m not the only gay person in the NFL’

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Michael Sam made history in becoming the first openly gay player drafted into the NFL. But he insists he does not stand alone. Sam declined to estimate how many gay athletes play in the NFL. But he said Thursday that several players contacted him after the St. Louis Rams made Sam a..." March 27

  • Even with Nick Foles, Fisher still looking to draft a QB

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Even with the arrival of Nick Foles via trade, the Rams’ game plan at quarterback remains unchanged according to coach Jeff Fisher. “It’s our intention to draft one,” Fisher said. “The Nick (Foles) trade has no bearing over what we do in the draft.” OK, but it’s probably not going to be..." March 27

  • NFL exploring Mexico, Germany and other markets to host games

    SB Nation "The NFL views Mexico, Canada and China as the next markets to focus on as it looks to add more international games to the schedule, according to Albert Breer of the NFL Network. The league could be considering NFL games in those markets, similar to the International Series that already takes place..." March 27

  • With so much tampering, NFL will struggle to police it all

    Pro Football Talk "NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell acknowledged the obvious on Wednesday when he said at the league meeting that multiple teams had dealings before the start of free agency that may have violated the letter of the law. “We want to make sure no teams are gaining an advantage as it relates to free..." March 26

  • NFL momentum builds to alter extra point for 2015 season

    USA Today "A rules alteration that would inject more excitement into the near-automatic extra point could be adopted for the 2015 NFL season as early as the league's next meeting this May. There was lively discussion among the 32 teams Wednesday about adding significant drama to the mundane point after..." March 25

  • Report: Michael Sam Was ‘Flat-Out Horrible’ At NFL Veteran’s Combine

    NESN "Michael Sam’s dream of playing in professional football still is alive. But it appears the road back to an NFL roster will be a difficult one. The 25-year-old defensive end out of Missouri participated in this weekend’s veteran combine — along with older free agents such as Michael Bush and..." March 25

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    Aaron Wilson @RavensInsider

    Kenny Britt deal two years, $9.15M, salaries $2.55M (gtd); $3.6M; $1.5M roster bonus, $250K ann. workout bonus 2016 voidable yr, escalator

  • After economical start to offseason, Rams should be focused on O-line

    Fox Sports Midwest "Several efficient moves in a busy offseason could make the Rams a better team in 2015, but they still have more work to do in free agency. St. Louis ended another disappointing year last December with plenty of holes to fill and not a lot of extra money to spend. It managed to find the first..." March 24

  • NFL may let injury spotters stop play during games

    SB Nation "Besides instant replay reform and finding a better definition of a "catch," the NFL's competition committee is busy this week deciding whether to increase the duties of injury spotters in NFL games. The proposal would allow independent medical trainers to watch for possible concussions and stop..." March 23

  • The NFL Charged Its Players $400 to Participate in Veteran Combine

    Complex "The NFL's first Veteran Combine took place this weekend. A new addition to the offseason calendar, the Combine seemed like a great idea for older players to get in front of scouts and front office types—a way to balance the scales between the incoming rookie class and the veteran class that'll..." March 23