Rams Rumors & News

  • Emmanuel Sanders: Was a legal hit

    ESPN.com "Denver Broncos wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders said Friday he's ready to play Sunday against the Miami Dolphins and that St. Louis Rams safety Rodney McLeod made "a legal hit'' on the tackle that resulted in Sanders' concussion. Sanders did add, however, he believed McLeod could have made more..." November 22

  • Michael Sam discusses horrible childhood in GQ Magazine

    Sporting News "It's no secret that Michael Sam doesn't have the best relationship with certain members of his family. He's now opening up more and more about what he went through growing up. In a recent interview with GQ Magazine, Sam had this to say about his brothers. I still got beat up a lot. We called..." November 21

  • Rams' Rodney McLeod not fined by NFL for hit on Emmanuel Sanders

    Denver Post "St. Louis Rams safety Rodney McLeod was not fined for a hit that left Broncos receiver Emmanuel Sanders concussed, a league source said Friday. McLeod delivered a vicious shot to a diving Sanders in the Broncos' 22-7 loss last Sunday. Sanders remained down for several minutes, and he did not..." November 21

  • Chris Long likely to sit out one more week

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "The Rams closed out their practice week Friday afternoon at Rams Park. They fly to California later Friday and will take on the Chargers in a 3:05 p.m. game Sunday in San Diego. The Rams (4-6) are coming off a 22-7 upset win over Denver and are looking for their first back-to-back wins of the..." November 21

  • Rams' gamble on Britt pays dividends

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Kenny Britt hasn’t set the world on fire, but he is providing a spark for the Rams’ wide receiver corps. With 25 catches for 440 yards, Britt is on pace for 40 catches and 700 yards this season. Last week he became the first Rams receiver to top 100 yards in a game with four catches for 128. And..." November 19

  • Rams shock Manning, Broncos 22-7

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "The Rams defense has arrived — better late than never. Quarterback Shaun Hill finally got a chance to show what he could do. Again, better late than never. And with help from linebacker Alex Ogletree, running back Tre Mason, and wide receiver Kenny Britt, the Rams pulled off their second huge..." November 17

  • Broncos banged up in St. Louis

    ESPN.com "The Denver Broncos' trip to this city has been a painful one. Tight end Julius Thomas, running back Montee Ball and wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders all suffered injuries in the game against the Rams. Thomas played just two series for the Broncos before leaving the game with an ankle injury and..." November 16

  • Chris Long returns to practice

    ESPN.com "St. Louis Rams defensive end Chris Long returned to practice Wednesday afternoon, opening his window to return from the team's injured reserve/designated to return list. Long, of course, has been working his way back from an ankle injury suffered in the season opener against Minnesota on Sept...." November 12

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    Jim Thomas @jthom1

    Fisher changes mind. Will start Shaun Hill vs Denver at QB

  • Stanton, defense lift Cardinals past Rams 17h

    Arizona Republic "As Carson Palmer struggled to get on the cart that carried him off the field at University of Phoenix Stadium on Sunday afternoon, there was every reason to think the Cardinals' chances of winning that day, and future days, were being carried away, too. It was midway through the fourth quarter..." November 10

  • Rams set Jan. 28 evaluation date

    ESPN.com "One way or another, the muddy future of the Rams in St. Louis will gain clarity in the next 60 days. Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon participated in a 24-minute conference call with local reporters Wednesday morning with the objective to discuss the state and city's desire to retain the NFL..." November 05

  • Wary of Losing Rams, St. Louis Is Set to Huddle on Stadium

    New York Times "For beleaguered Rams fans, it was the happiest of celebrations: Last month, the team that won the franchise’s only Super Bowl title gathered for a 15th-anniversary reunion. Marshall Faulk, Kurt Warner and four dozen other members of the Greatest Show on Turf were bathed in cheers from fans who..." November 05

  • NFLPA pushing league to collectively bargain over personal conduct policy changes

    SB Nation "The NFLPA has been adamant that any changes to the league's personal conduct policy must be collectively bargained. The NFL has been resistant, however. The NFL Players Association are butting heads once again, this time over how to negotiate changes to the league's personal conduct policy. The..." November 04

  • Banged-up Rams stun San Francisco

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "They were given up for dead a week ago in Kansas City. Battered, bruised and beaten. Two starters lost for the season. An injury report twice as long as the team’s sack total for the season. And yes, another second-half meltdown. So no one saw this coming, certainly not the San Francisco 49ers...." November 03

  • Ref says replay of controversial 49ers fumble was inconclusive

    SB Nation "The San Francisco 49ers were victims of inconclusive evidence in their 13-10 loss to the St. Louis Rams, according to the ref who made the controversial ruling on Colin Kaepernick's late goal line fumble. Screened by a mass of limbs and bodies, referee Jerome Boger said he was unable to..." November 03

  • Robinson takes over at left tackle

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "The Rams drafted Greg Robinson to be their tackle of the future. Following Jake Long’s season-ending knee injury against Kansas City, the future is now. Robinson, the No. 2 overall pick in the 2014 draft, will make his first NFL start at left tackle Sunday in San Francisco. After four weeks of..." November 01

  • Lovie Smith takes a jab at Mark Barron’s “passive” comment

    Pro Football Talk "Now-Rams safety Mark Barron took a shot at his former team on the way out the door, so they returned fire. After Barron referred to the Buccaneers Defense as “passive,” Bucs coach Lovie Smith took a dig at the former first round pick. Via Greg Auman of the Tampa Bay Times, Smith was asked..." October 31

  • Decimated Rams start 2015 build-up

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "The Rams will absorb some gruesome beatings from here on out and everybody knows it. They just lost left tackle Jake Long and top receiver Brian Quick to season-ending injuries. Roughly a fourth of the surviving Rams made the official injury report Wednesday. New Rams safety Mark Barron made..." October 30

  • Rams waive quarterback Keenum

    NFL.com "Case Keenum's St. Louis Rams career has ended without a single pass attempt. The team waived Keenum after acquiring safety Mark Barron on Tuesday, per the league's transaction wire. Claimed off waivers from the Houston Texans on Sept. 1, Keenum was a healthy scratch in all seven games this..." October 28

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Bucs finalized a trade of S Mark Barron to Rams, per source.

  • 26d
    Jim Thomas @jthom1

    Fisher confirms Jake Long (knee) and WR Brian Quick (shoulder) are out of the season. Says Quick needs surgery; date not set.

  • Rams left tackle Jake Long has torn his ACL again

    Pro Football Talk "The Rams weren’t necessarily expecting any good news, but that doesn’t mean they’re not disappointed. A league sources tells PFT that Long has indeed torn his ACL, which will cost him the rest of the season. That leaves two of the Rams’ highest-paid players in rehab for now, and limbo for..." October 27

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    ProFootballTalk @ProFootballTalk

    Per league source, Rams fear LT Jake Long suffered torn ACL today.

  • 27d
    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    Another name to watch come Tuesday: #Rams DT Kendall Langford. Versatile veteran, replaced as starter in STL, teams making calls for him

  • 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

  • 36d
    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

  • 48d
    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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