Stedman Bailey RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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

  • Stedman Bailey continues on road to recovery

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Four months after being shot twice in the head in a drive-by shooting, Rams wide receiver Stedman Bailey is well on the way to recovery. But his status with the team remains undetermined, according to coach Jeff Fisher. "Sted is currently in the evaluation process, seeking numerous opinions..." March 25

  • Stedman Bailey confirms hope for NFL return in YouTube video

    ESPN "Los Angeles Rams wide receiver Stedman Bailey's recovery from the two gunshot wounds to the head he suffered in late November has been mostly tracked via social media. Bailey has taken to Twitter and Instagram to post updates on moving around the hospital, being released from a recovery center..." February 10

  • Rams' Bailey out of hospital following shooting incident in November

    The Score "St. Louis Rams wide receiver Stedman Bailey is out of the hospital and resting comfortably at home for the first time since a Nov. 24 shooting left him with two head wounds. Bailey appears to be progressing well after a lengthy surgery and several weeks in the hospital. The former..." December 24

  • Rams inspired by pregame video chat with Stedman Bailey

    ESPN "In the weeks that followed the shooting of wide receiver Stedman Bailey, news of his progress has come to the St. Louis Rams via a middleman. More often than not, that middleman was coach Jeff Fisher. But before Thursday night's game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Fisher decided to eliminate..." December 19

  • Stedman Bailey 'Walking, Talking' After Gunshots to Head

    TMZ "St. Louis Rams WR Stedman Bailey is making tremendous progress after being shot twice in the head last month -- walking and talking again and "getting back to himself" ... his agent tells TMZ Sports. We spoke with Tony Fleming ... who tells us Bailey is out of the ICU -- but is still..." December 15

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    Jim Thomas @jthom1

    Rams have officially place WR Stedman Bailey on the reserve/non-football injury list.

  • Bullets to Rams receiver’s head likely career enders

    New York Post "Stedman Bailey, the Rams wide receiver who was shot twice in the head, has gone through what he described as a “miracle” recovery, but may never play football again. Coach Jeff Fisher said “there is that potential” Bailey will never play again, despite how fast he has recovered after undergoing..." December 09

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    Jim Thomas @jthom1

    Fisher said WR Stedman Bailey has been reinstated by league, his 4-game drug suspension lifted, and will be placed on NFI list.

  • Stedman Bailey says recovery from shooting 'nothing short of a miracle'

    Bleacher Report "St. Louis Rams wide receiver Stedman Bailey commented publicly Friday for the first time since suffering two gunshot wounds to the head in the Miami area Nov. 25. Bailey was shot while sitting in a car with four others outside a home in the Miami area, police told R.B. Fallstrom of the..." December 05

  • Fisher says Bailey is improving

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "At his Monday news conference at Rams Park, coach Jeff Fisher passed along some encouraging news about third-year wide receiver Stedman Bailey. Bailey, who was back home in the Miami area while serving a four-game suspension for violating the NFL’s policy on substance abuse, was shot late..." December 01

  • Update on Rams Stedman Bailey’s Health After Being Shot Twice in The Head

    Black Sports Online "We all learned of the unfortunate news of Stedman Bailey this morning. It was reported that Bailey was shot in the head twice while sitting in a car in Miami. A random car pulled up next to the car he was in and opened fire. The victims were able to drive themselves to the hospital where the..." November 26

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    #Rams WR Stedman Bailey is out of surgery after several hours of extensive work. He'll be in the ICU for 3-5 days and doctors are hopeful.

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    #Rams WR Stedman Bailey was shot twice in the head while sitting in a car with 2 young relatives & his cousin. He is stable in a Miami ICU

  • Reports: Rams WR Stedman Bailey Shot In The Head

    Pro Football Talk "Rams receiver Stedman Bailey was shot Tuesday evening in Miami. A league source with knowledge of the situation has confirmed to PFT that rampant rumors of the incident are indeed true. Per the source, a statement from the Rams is expected within the next hour or so. The source was unable to..." November 25

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Rams WR Stedman Bailey is being suspended four games for violating NFL’s Substance Abuse Policy, per league sources. Withdrew appeal today.

  • Rams' Stedman Bailey suspended four games "Why were the Rams working out Wes Welker on Monday? Here's why: St. Louis wideout Stedman Bailey has been slapped with a four-game suspension for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy on Monday, per a league spokesman. With just 182 yards off 12 grabs, Bailey ranks sixth among a Rams..." November 09

  • Stedman Bailey's nap celebration results in NFL fine

    Sporting News "The No Fun League strikes again. The NFL last week fined Denver's Von Miller for his pelvic thrusts, and now the league is going after St. Louis receiver Stedman Bailey for using the football as a pillow after scoring a touchdown in Week 4. Obviously, Bailey was not pleased when he found out..." October 07

  • 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

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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.

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    The @NFL is suspending #Rams WR Stedman Bailey for 4 games for violating the league’s policy on performing enhancing substance, source says

  • Bailey finally gets a catch, but thinks bigger

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "For someone who caught 210 passes in college, including 114 last season alone, you wouldn’t think a single reception would be much cause for excitement. Welcome to Stedman Bailey’s world. “Oh man, it was very exciting for me,” said Bailey, the rookie from West Virginia. “It was only a 12-yard..." November 10

  • Rams' Bailey waiting for his shot on offense

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "In three seasons at West Virginia University Stedman Bailey caught 210 passes including 114 for 1622 yards and 25 touchdowns last season alone. In four games with the Rams the rookie wide receiver has yet to have a pass thrown his way — at least not by a quarterback. Bailey’s only chance to catch..." September 29