ESPN.com "Nobody had higher expectations for St. Louis Rams receiver Tavon Austin's rookie season than Austin himself. As the first skill position player drafted last April, Austin was expected to come in and jump-start the Rams' offense and special teams with his combination of speed and..." January 01
Seahawks probably won't have to deal with Tavon Austin today. Dynamic rookie likely to rest again. Flashed big potential this year.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch "For the second day in a row, Rams wide receiver/return man Tavon Austin did not practice because of an ankle issue. On Monday, coach Jeff Fisher said the team may try to get Austin on the practice field by the end of the week. We’ll see what happens Friday. Austin no longer is wearing a walking..." December 20
NFL.com "The St. Louis Rams will likely be without one dynamic rookie as they try and keep up with the explosive New Orleans Saints' offense on the fast turf at the Edward Jones Dome. Wide receiver Tavon Austin is expeted miss the first game of his rookie season due to the ankle injury he suffered in..." December 15
St. Louis Post-Dispatch "For the third time in as many days, wide receiver and kick returner Tavon Austin (ankle) and cornerback Janoris Jenkins (back) sat out practice Friday at Rams Park. Austin, who was hurt at the end of a 56-yard run last weekend in Arizona, was again in a walking boot Friday to protect his left..." December 14
Once again, WR/special teamer Tavon Austin (ankle) did not practice for Rams Thursday. In fact, he was in a walking boot.
Tavon Austin played 15 snaps on offense and 8 on special teams. With a player like that, it's about quality of touches not the quantity.
CBSSports.com "Outside of the Jaguars grabbing their first victory of the season and maybe the Bengals successful Hail Mary to force overtime vs. the Ravens, the wackiest game on the Week 10 schedule had to be the Rams facing the Colts on the road. Indianapolis was a 9.5-point favorite and was coming off big..." November 10
NFL.com "Tavon Austin played just three snaps in the St. Louis Rams' blowout win over the Houston Texans on Sunday a head-scratching development for the eighth-overall pick in April's draft. Austin leads the Rams in catches (24) but he's made very little impact through six games dropping six passes..." October 19
Fansided "The St. Louis Rams kept things pretty quiet for rookie Tavon Austin during the preseason and understandably so. One of the most athletically gifted prospects the game has seen in years Austin brings with him game changing ability but it wasn’t shown much at all during the preseason as the Rams..." September 07
Ramblin' Fan "The gambling website Bovada.lv distributed its leaguewide award odds Tuesday morning and Austin is at the top of the list for the Offensive Rookie of the Year award. The Rams traded up from 16 to eight in order to get Austin the biggest playmaker in the draft. Hopefull he will live up to all the..." August 25
Fox Sports Midwest "If you showed up late you missed it. Sam Bradford's handoff to receiver Tavon Austin was the first play of Saturday's scrimmage at the Edward Jones Dome. It was also the first play Austin was asked about after the practice session came to its end. "That's where my heart has always been"..." August 05
St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Growing up Tavon Austin’s favorite pickup game was something called “throw up tackle.’’ “It’s everybody for themselves” Austin explained. “Whoever gets the ball you run against everybody and if you get tackled throw it up and next person tries.” Quickness elusiveness determination instincts..." July 29
USA Today "The St. Louis Rams took their time signing their rookies because they wanted to instruct the young men on the proper way to handle their money before cutting them a check. Armed with that information, all of those players can plan how to spend the money, because they're finally getting..." June 13
St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Some quick observations after watching Friday's Organized Team Activities workout at Rams Park in Earth City: • Tavon Austin, chosen No. 8 overall in the recent NFL draft, took a few handoffs midway through practice. At West Virginia last fall, in addition to catching 114 passes for 1,289 yards..." May 27