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As camp begins, Rams know they want QB Foles long-term

ST. LOUIS -- Before playing a down, Nick Foles has made a big impression on the St. Louis Rams. They like what they've seen so much that even before the start of training camp Friday, they were talking about a contract extension. General manager Les Snead said the Rams have been in contact with the agent for Foles, due for free agency after the season. He thought it "definitely realistic...
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This stat about the St. Louis Rams defensive tackles is just plain scary

The St. Louis Rams may already have had the best defensive line in the NFL last year. That didn’t stop them from going out and getting one of the most coveted free agent defensive tackles on the market this offseason. Nick Fairley signed an extremely team-friendly one year deal worth $5 million, giving them one of the best pass rush DT combos in the league. Don’t believe me?...
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Female Friday: Three sexy St. Louis Rams fans you have to see

Will the St. Louis Rams close shop and head to Los Angeles? Nobody knows for sure. We do know that they have some of the sexiest fans around. Here are three you simply have to see… AROUND COVER32 Bold Predictions: What will happen in the AFC in 2015 Top 10: The NFL’s third-tier cornerbacks Fantasy Preview: The top-60 RBs for 2015 First and 10: Ten stories other than DeflateGate...
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Compelling camp competitions: #5 Bradford vs. Sanchez

For players, training camp is where roster spot and playing time competition really ramps up, and ultimately where you ready yourself for the regular season.  I was involved in heated training camp competitions ever year. I was either competing for a roster spot, like my rookie season, or after that battling for playing time or a starting position. Make no mistake: teams try to...
Via Football By Football
1 day ago  |  Discuss

2015 Fantasy Football Team Preview: St. Louis Rams

For your fantasy football draft prep and advice, continue to check on this page for updates regarding the St. Louis Rams. Team Outlook: The Rams are annually one of the worst teams for fantasy purposes, and it's hard to imagine that changing much this season. Trading Sam Bradford for Nick Foles should provide more stability, but this is a team that wants to pound the ball under...
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Extension Between Rams & Nick Foles “Definitely Realistic” By End Of Season

Rams GM Les Snead told reporters on Thursday that it’s “definitely realistic” to think they could have a long-term contract in place with QB Nick Foles before the end of the season. “Oh yes, I think it’s definitely realistic,” Snead said. “I think both parties philosophically, us as an organization and … he’s getting to that ... The post Extension Between...
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Is Jared Cook’s contract with the St. Louis Rams really that bad?

Bad news for St. Louis Rams fans. Grantland’s Bill Barnwell released his annual “worst contracts in the NFL” list today, and at the tight end position he named Jared Cook: “Cook, who has the 6-foot-5 frame to be a red zone terror, scored twice in his first game with the Rams and has just six touchdowns in his ensuing 31 contests. He’s averaged just more than 40 yards per...
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First round draft pick Todd Gurley passes conditioning test, participates in training camp practices

According to Myles Simmons of St., St. Louis Rams running back Todd Gurley passed his conditioning test and is participating in team practices. The 10th overall pick, Gurley had his eye on the start of training camp for his return with the team and is all systems go. He was present during all of the team's OTA's while rehabbing a torn left ACL. RB Todd Gurley...
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Chris Long trolls Tom Brady on Twitter with cell phone joke

As the Internet blew up on Wednesday with the news that the NFL will uphold Tom Brady’s four-game suspension in the wake of the Deflategate scandal, St. Louis Rams defensive end Chris Long decided to have a little fun with the aspect of the story about the New England Patriots quarterback’s purported penchant for destroying...Read More The post Chris Long trolls Tom Brady on...
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St. Louis Rams running back Todd Gurley to start camp on active roster

This is potentially some huge news for the St. Louis Rams and the broader NFC West. Rookie first-round pick Todd Gurley, who tore his left ACL back in November while playing at Georgia, will start training camp on the team’s active roster. RB Todd Gurley passes his conditioning test with Rams Tuesday _ impressively we might add. Will begin camp on active roster. — Jim Thomas...
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St. Louis Rams WR Stedman Bailey Putting in the Work to Have a Breakout Season

Stedman Bailey has not done much during his first two seasons with the St. Louis Rams catching just 47 balls for 661 yards and a single touchdown. He also scored another touchdown off of his lone punt return and another on a rushing attempt. He's played in all but two games so it is not like he hasn't been active for games. Wide receivers tend to have breakout years during their...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Sam to make CFL debut for Alouettes in August

MONTREAL -- Michael Sam will make his Montreal Alouettes debut in August, but his coach won't give an exact date. The Alouettes play Saturday in Calgary, and coach Tom Higgins says the defensive end could compete in any of the five games in August. Higgins says Tuesday that Sam is "is getting so much closer to being able to play. He wants to go, and I think it's going to happen sooner...
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Chris Long cracks joke about Tom Brady destroying phone

Chris Long is developing a reputation for being one of the funnier athletes on Twitter, and he enhanced that rep by sending a great tweet in response to the Tom Brady suspension being upheld. The NFL cited Brady destroying his cellphone as evidence of wrongdoing in the case. In response, the St. Louis Rams defensive...Read More
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Todd Gurley passes conditioning test; begins camp on active roster

St. Louis Rams running back Todd Gurley passed his conditioning test with flying colors and will begin training camp on the Rams’ active roster. Jim Thomas of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported the update in Gurley’s condition on Twitter. RB Todd Gurley passes his conditioning test with Rams Tuesday _ impressively we might add. Will begin camp on active roster. — Jim Thomas...
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Rams' Robert Quinn talks football, hobbies (VIDEO)

There has been a gradual rise in Robert Quinn's ascension to stardom ever since being drafted in the first round by the St. Louis Rams in 2011. During his four-year career, Quinn has recorded 45 sacks, including a career-high 19 in 2013 - the most in a single season by a Rams player. Already one of the most dominant pass rushers in the league, Quinn helps anchor a stout defensive...
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Rams Officially Sign Supplemental Pick OT Isaiah Battle

The St. Louis Rams announced the signing of supplemental draft pick OT Isaiah Battle Monday night. Rookie offensive tackle Isaiah Battle is officially a Ram! — St. Louis Rams (@STLouisRams) July 27, 2015 Battle becomes the first player taken in a Supplemental Draft since the Browns used a second-round pick on Josh Gordon back in ... The post...
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Just Chris Long teaching his dog to play a piano

St. Louis Rams defensive end Chris Long is one of the most interesting characters in the sports world. Ripe with a tremendous personality and a great sense of humor, the former first-round pick must be a pure joy to suit up with. Long’s latest shenanigans includes him trying to teach his dog, Chubbs, to play the piano. And the end result is pretty awesome: Trying to get chubbs...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

St. Louis Rams Special Teams Coach John Fassel Did More With His Off-season Than Most Players in One Day

During the off-season coaches and players in the NFL will do a lot of things. They will try to relax and spend time with family. They will do a few appearances or film a commercial or two.  With training camp right around the corner most have been on vacation. Many will try to make a difference in society by giving back through a charity with time, money, or both.While many probably...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

John Fassel saves a man from drowning

The life of a Special Teams coordinator apparently comes with plenty of spotlight because this past week, John Fassel of the St. Louis Rams helped prevent a man from drowning. NBC Sports reported on John Fassel and his heroics during one of his last free days before training camp. While vacationing in Manhattan Beach, he and another man, Jim Burton witnessed a man struggling to...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

St. Louis Rams Poised for a 2015 Playoff Run?

St. Louis Rams defensive end Robert Quinn, right, is congratulated by Chris Long, left, after recovering a fumble by Chicago Bears quarterback Josh McCown and returning it 31-yard for a touchdown during the fourth quarter of an NFL football game. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh) The St. Louis Rams could be ready to make some moves this NFL season. The stars are beginning to align in the NFC...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Gregg Williams maintains BountyGate not meant to injure players

Current St. Louis Rams defensive coordinator Gregg Williams will likely deny most of what happened during Bountygate until his dying breath. Three years after Williams and the Saints were thrown the NFL equivalent of the “death penalty,” the respected defensive mind is still denying that the bounty program was meant to purposely inflict injury on opposing players. “One of...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Kaepernick the 49ers answer at quarterback?

Quarterback is unlike any other position in professional team sports. He is the general, leading his army into battle. He signifies that beacon of hope for a franchise.  The ball is touched by his hands on every offensive play. When you have a good one there’s a window, a chance to accomplish something great. When you have an average or bad quarterback, you’re searching for...
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The 10 best players on the St. Louis Rams 2015 roster

When compiling lists of the best players on a team, a lot of it comes down to subjective thoughts on each player. After all, comparing offensive players to defensive players is much like comparing apples to oranges. When it comes to the St. Louis Rams, however, the decisions become a little easier. This is due to the simple fact that the Rams boast one of the league’s best defenses...
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St. Louis Rams: Five players on the bubble

The 2015 St. Louis Rams will be a team of intrigue and possibly on the rise as they attempt to assert themselves into the playoff picture and stake their claim to being one of the top teams in the NFC. They will face several challenges as will each of the other 31 NFL teams in terms of who will be their final 53 players that they will have on hand for game one of the regular season...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

St. Louis Rams: Why T.J. McDonald will have a breakout season

With so many questions swirling on offense for the St. Louis Rams, the defense is ready to rise to the occasion. Often viewed as one of the best front-sevens in the league, the St. Louis defense is loaded with young talent ready to rise to the occasion. Perhaps one of the brighter stars, however, resides in the secondary and goes by the name of T.J McDonald. McDonald got off to a...
14 days ago  |  Discuss

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