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Rams Injury Update: Tavon Austin

The St. Louis Rams' second year wide receiver, Tavon Austin, suffered an MCL strain during Week 2 against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The injury could keep him "out for roughly two weeks," reports Ian Rapoport of NFL.com.#457684083 / gettyimages.comOn Monday, the Rams posted a tweet saying that "coach Jeff Fisher announced that Tavon Austin has a mild knee sprain...
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4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Austin Davis has earned the right to start again this Sunday

On a warm, muggy, Florida afternoon, St. Louis Rams quarterback Austin Davis broke the huddle as the clock showed 5:08 in the fourth quarter of the game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Trailing by a point and starting in the shadow of his own end zone, Davis was about to live out the dream of every young boy who has ever dreamed of playing in the NFL. Not many quarterbacks engineer...
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14 hours ago  |  Discuss

5 Takeaways from the Rams Through Two Weeks

#455457124 / gettyimages.com 1.) Shaun Hill isn’t the answer at QB→ After Sam Bradford’s injury, Shaun Hill was named the starter for the Rams and there was some hope that he could become the next Kurt Warner and lead the Rams to a Super Bowl. Those hopes were crushed on Sunday as Hill was unimpressive and proved that he was a backup quarterback for a reason. His throws were...
Via TopSportsReport
1 day ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: 49ers, Buccaneers, Giants, Raiders, Rams, & Vikings

49ers 49ers are signing TE Xavier Grimble to their practice squad. (Aaron Wilson) Buccaneers Starting MLB Mason Foster suffered a dislocated shoulder during Sunday’s loss to the Rams. (Adam Caplan) Giants Giants OL Eric Herman is among the players reinstated under the league’s new drug policy. (NFLTR) Raiders LB Sio Moore (ankle) and WR Rod Streater (hip) both...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
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Grade Day: Much better performance in Week 2 from the St. Louis Rams

After a disappointing loss to the Vikings last week, where every facet of the Rams game needed to improve, the Rams desperately needed to leave Tampa Bay with a win to remain relevant in the ever-competitive NFC West. As I said last week, the first thing the Rams needed to do in order to earn a W against the Bucs, was to show up in the trenches. Show up they did. The Rams didn...
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Despite strong effort of Davis, Jeff Fisher says Hill still Rams QB

The effectiveness of the St. Louis Rams offense this season will be dependent on their ground game. Still the performance of third string quarterback Austin Davis in Sunday’s win over Tampa Bay was eye opening. Davis was 22-of-29 for 235 yards passing in the 19-17 win but that will not be enough for him to remain the teams starter. Rams coach Jeff Fisher said after Sunday’s win...
Via Tireball.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

James Laurinaitis sums up the St. Louis Rams’ win well

The Rams pulled off an exhilarating, strange, and sometimes ugly 19-17 over the Buccaneers today. Rams middle linebacker James Laurinaitis summed up the afternoon well with this postgame tweet. Nothing like winning!!! So many gutsy performances! Never been prouder of my teammates! Wasn't pretty but I don't care! W!!!!! — James Laurinaitis (@JLaurinaitis55) September 15, 2014
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Rams will start Austin Davis today; Shaun Hill out

Today the St. Louis Rams will start their third different starting quarterback of the season. @RapSheet: #Rams are likely starting their 3rd quarterback of the season: Source says Shaun Hill (thigh) not believed to be ready. Hello Austin Davis According to Ian Rapoport the Rams will start Austin Davis. To be honest, Davis could be […] The post Rams will start Austin Davis today...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Game preview: St Louis Rams vs Tampa Bay Bucs

The St Louis Rams need to bounce back in a major way if they want to avoid going 0-2, a spot not a lot of teams like to be in, especially with the Rams strength of schedule. After a 34-6 blowout at home against Minnesota, the only place to go is up for the Rams. The Rams already grim quarterback situation is very much up in the air. Week 1 starter Shaun Hill is said to be a game...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Rams sign Robert Quinn to four-year extension

The St. Louis Rams have reportedly signed star defensive end Robert Quinn to a four-year, $65.6 million contract extension, making him the highest-paid player in franchise history. Rams DE Robert Quinn signed 4-year, $66.575M extension that includes $41.2M gtd tying him to team through 2019, agent Tony Fleming confirmed — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) September 13, 2014 For Robert...
Via Gridiron Grit
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Shaun Hill’s status reportedly in doubt despite traveling with the Rams

Even though quarterback Shaun Hill traveled with the Rams to Tampa, his status for Sunday’s match up with the Buccaneers is in doubt, according to NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport. #Rams starting QB Shaun Hill will make the trip to Tampa Bay, I’m told. But Hill’s status (thigh) still in doubt. Austin Davis is the backup — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) September 13, 2014 If Hill...
Via Pro Football Zone
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Rams sign Robert Quinn to an extension

According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter,  the Rams have signed star defensive end Robert Quinn to a contract extension. Rams DE Robert Quinn signed 4-year, $66.575M extension that includes $41.2M gtd tying him to team through 2019, agent Tony Fleming confirmed — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) September 13, 2014 Quinn has 29.5 sacks over the past two years. He racked up 19 in 2013...
Via Pro Football Zone
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Rams are about to give Robert Quinn good money

St. Louis Rams star DE Robert Quinn is on the verge of landing a multi-year extension, according to Rand Getlin. There is optimism in Quinn’s camp that a deal can get done before Week 3, the source said. Quinn is believed to be targeting a deal that would pay him in the $15 million per […] The post Rams are about to give Robert Quinn good money appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Quinn, Rams could get contract extension done soon?

Rand Getlin of Yahoo Sports reports that there is “growing optimism” within Robert Quinn’s camp that a long-term deal with the Rams could get done before Week 3. Getlin adds that Quinn is believed to be targeting an extension that would pay him an annual salary of $15 million in the range of four-to-six years. According to Getlin, it remains unclear if Quinn and his reps...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Rams' Westbrooks got face tat to avoid working normal jobs

TweetSometimes people have strange methods to motivate themselves… St. Louis Rams rookie defensive end (no, not THAT one) Ethan Westbrooks has revealed that the reason behind his interesting placement of a tattoo was as a way to keep him focused on playing football instead of working a regular 9-5: Westbrooks was working at a Toys ‘R’ Us in Sacramento while playing football...
Via Los That Sports Blog
14 days ago  |  Discuss
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