Rams Rumors & News

  • 9h
    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

  • 6d
    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

  • NFL considering Brazil to host 2017 Pro Bowl

    Fox Sports "One of the world's biggest soccer hotbeds could soon host a different type of football event. A source told FOXSports.com that Brazil is a viable candidate to host the 2017 Pro Bowl. The all-star exhibition game's future destination is one of the subjects that will be broached during the..." March 23

  • The threshold for ‘completing a catch to the ground’ in NFL is changing, and Packers prez tells how

    Toronto Sun "The threshold for what constitutes a catch when a receiver falls to the ground is changing, a member of the league’s competition committee told Sun Media on Sunday. In a conference call last week, the committee announced that the controversial “complete-the-catch-to-the-ground” rule will stay,..." March 23

  • Roger Goodell, Unplugged

    SI.com "The MMQB: What’s the lesson you take from easily your most trying year as commissioner? Goodell: I don’t know if you could put one or two … One of the things we always focus on is, What do we learn and how do we get better? I think in this case there were several factors. One is, Do we have the..." March 23

  • Kroenke designs 2-team L.A. stadium

    ESPN Los Angeles "An NFL team owner has designed a Los Angeles-area stadium for two clubs -- with two home locker rooms, identical sets of office space and two owners' suites. St. Louis Rams' owner Stan Kroenke doesn't need to partner with a second team to finance the $1.86-billion venue in Inglewood, but the..." March 22

  • Mayor of Ferguson The Rams Could Heal Our City

    TMZ.com "The Mayor of Ferguson tells TMZ Sports the St. Louis Rams could play a HUGE role in helping the city heal in the wake of the recent civil unrest ... and it all starts with a playground. Here's the deal ... each year the Rams provide money and manpower to build a brand new state-of-the-art..." March 22

  • There will be trades: 5 teams poised to draft Marcus Mariota at No. 2

    CBSSports.com "As teams transition from free-agency mode, they begin focusing more organizational means on the upcoming NFL Draft. That's because the veterans have been picked through and weeded out, and by and large, most teams will wait until June to sign guys to prove-it contracts that don't count against the..." March 20

  • Fisher wants better officiating — not more replays

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "It’s not just us. Judging by the nature of 18 rules proposals, many NFL teams aren’t all that pleased with the level of officiating in the league. To wit, 13 of the 18 proposals submitted for discussion at next week’s NFL owners meetings in Phoenix deal with expanding the instant replay system in..." March 19

  • Biggest position holes to fill for all 32 teams in the NFL Draft

    CBSSports.com "The big wave of free agency has come and gone, and the focus has turned to the draft, but that doesn't mean there still aren't holes to fill, some huge ones, for each of the NFL's 32 teams. You can't solve all the problems in free agency. In fact, it's usually only a few if a team is lucky. For..." March 18

  • Rams Sign OL Garrett Reynolds

    NFL.com "The Rams have added another in free agency, signing offensive lineman Garrett Reynolds. 
“I’m extremely excited,” Reynolds told stlouisrams.com. “Being around the environment today, the atmosphere of the coaching staff, and I met some of the players -- they just all seemed excited about being..." March 18

  • Rams To Sign G Garrett Reynolds

    NFL Trade Rumors "ESPN’s Adam Caplan reports that the Rams are expected to sign G Garrett Reynolds to a contract. Caplan previously reported that St. Louis was hosting Reynolds for a visit on Wednesday. Reynolds, 27, is a former fifth round pick of the Falcons back in 2009. He spent the first five years of his..." March 18

  • Tre Mason called out for cheating on girlfriend

    Larry Brown Sports "St. Louis Rams running back Tre Mason experienced the downside of social media first-hand this week, as a woman apparently exposed him for having two girlfriends at once. The drama appeared to start when a young lady named Meagan Better called Mason out on Twitter. It seemed like she was..." March 18

  • Kendricks gladly takes hometown discount to stay with Rams

    Fox Sports Midwest "A strong sense of belonging and respect for the coaching staff kept one of the best tight ends on the free-agent market in St. Louis. Lance Kendricks says he turned down more money from the Atlanta Falcons when he agreed to a deal with the Rams reportedly worth four years and $18.5 million,..." March 17

  • The time Roger Goodell backed out of doing 'Between Two Ferns'

    SB Nation "Alex Richanbach, executive producer of Funny or Die Sports was on a SXSW panel last Saturday called "Now Athletes are Funny: Power of Comedy and Sports." I hadn't noticed it on the schedule until it was about halfway over, but I stopped in just as Richanbach was getting into the meat of a pretty..." March 17

  • Jones-Drew, Locker, Willis, Worilds may signal start of a trend of young NFL players retiring

    Arizona Republic "NFL free agency started this week, so the news cycle was dominated by the redistribution of wealth. It was a job fair at the highest level of sports as players were traded, re-signed, signed and released. That was to be expected. What was surprising is that in a time devoted to procuring..." March 17

  • Is Sam Bradford just trade bait for Eagles to move up in draft?

    Larry Brown Sports "Chip Kelly may insist that his Philadelphia Eagles really like Sam Bradford and are prepared to move forward next season with him as their quarterback, but not everyone is buying that talk. There has long been speculation that the Eagles would do “whatever it takes” to trade up for Marcus..." March 17

  • Browns offered first-rounder for Sam Bradford

    CBS Sports Fantasy News "Eagles coach Chip Kelly and Rams coach Jeff Fisher both said that a team offered a first-round draft pick for quarterback Sam Bradford. Bradford was traded from the Rams to the Eagles for quarterback Nick Foles last week. Neither coach identified the mystery team, but in an appearance on the..." March 16

  • 16d
    Michael Rothstein @mikerothstein

    I'm told Justin Blalock had a good visit with the #Lions, per a source. St. Louis and Tennessee are also interested.

  • 16d
    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    WR Kenny Britt is staying with the #Rams, source said. It’s a 2-year deal worth up to almost $14M. He got 4.3M guaranteed. Wow.

  • 17d
    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    WR Kenny Britt is staying with the #Rams, source said. It’s a 2-year deal worth up to almost $14M. He got 4.3M guaranteed. Wow.

  • Jeff Fisher: Other teams wanted Bradford, but we wanted Foles

    Pro Football Talk "Rams coach Jeff Fisher says the Eagles weren’t the only team that approached him about acquiring Sam Bradford in a trade. The Eagles were just the only team that offered a quarterback the Rams thought could be their starter. Fisher said today on PFT Live that the Rams had previously been..." March 13

  • 17d
    Benjamin Allbright @AllbrightNFL

    Souce texts back Fairley #Rams deal "immenant "

  • Rams add defensive depth with Nick Fairley

    USA Today "The St. Louis Rams' defensive front just keeps getting deeper and more formidable. The team announced Friday it has signed former Detroit Lions defensive tackle Nick Fairley, the No. 13 overall pick in the 2011 draft out of Auburn. ​ Fairley, 27, hasn't lived up to expectations through four..." March 13

  • Rams sign ex-Patriots linebacker Ayers

    ESPN Boston "The St. Louis Rams landed their first outside free agent of the offseason Thursday night, signing former New England Patriots linebacker Akeem Ayers to a two-year deal a league source said is worth $6 million, $3 million of which is guaranteed. The deal could go as high as $10 million through..." March 13

  • 18d
    Jim Thomas @jthom1

    LB Akeem Ayers expected to agree on 2-year deal tonight with Rams.

  • 19d
    TurfShowTimes @TurfShowTimes

    wut RT @jthom1: Rams have reached out to Detroit DT Nick Fairley. No visit scheduled yet.

  • 20d
    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Colts agreed to terms with free agent defensive end Kendall Langford.

  • 20d
    Ross Jones @RossJonesFOX

    Vikings sign QB Shaun Hill, per source.

  • 20d
    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Filed to ESPN: Rams close to trading QB Sam Bradford to Philadelphia for Nick Foles and draft-pick compensation, per sources.

  • Sam Bradford reportedly traded to Eagles for Nick Foles

    Larry Brown Sports "Sam Bradford appears to be heading to the Philadelphia Eagles in a trade for Nick Foles and draft pick compensation." March 10

  • Rams release Jake Long, Scott Wells

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "On the eve of the official beginning of the free agency period, the Rams cut ties with two-fifths of their starting offensive line from last season, releasing offensive tackle Jake Long and center Scott Wells. The move frees up $12.5 million in salary cap, meaning the Rams enter the free agency..." March 10

  • 21d
    Jim Thomas @jthom1

    Possible replacement for Scott Wells? Rams have touched base with C Steve Wisniewski, the free agent from Oakland.

  • 21d
    Benjamin Allbright @AllbrightNFL

    Can confirm #Rams have "upped their offer" for Foles from what they floated in January, do not know specifics of that offer or current one.

  • 21d
    Jim Thomas @jthom1

    Dallas and Oakland among teams showing interest in Rams backup QB Shaun Hill.

  • Report: NFL angry with leaked contracts ahead of free agency

    The Score "The NFL isn't happy that so many details of the contracts slated to be signed when free agency officially begins Tuesday are being leaked ahead of time. The league sent a letter to all 32 teams stating its displeasure with the release of contract terms, according to Yahoo Sports' Rand Getlin. " March 09

  • 23d
    Field Yates @FieldYates

    3 players who have received the 2nd round RFA tender: Raiders WR Rod Streater, Eagles DT Cedric Thornton & Rams S Rodney McLeod.

  • 23d
    Jim Thomas @jthom1

    Rams not making tender offer to C/G Tim Barnes, the Mizzou product who's a restricted free agent.

  • 24d
    Jim Thomas @jthom1

    Rams OT Joe Barksdale will hit free-agent market Tuesday. Rams, agent too far apart on deal.

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