Rams Rumors & News

  • 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

  • Jeff Fisher takes blame for slump, says critics of team effort 'can kiss my ass'

    ESPN "After the St. Louis Rams dropped their fourth consecutive game in 31-7 blowout fashion to the Cincinnati Bengals, coach Jeff Fisher made it clear their effort should not be in question. "Anyone implies that it's an effort issue, they can kiss my ass," Fisher said. "There's no effort problems on..." November 30

  • Bengals rout Rams, 31-7

    Cincinnati Enquirer "Coming off two weeks of angst, drama, frustration and losses in the spotlight of primetime, the Bengals returned to the comfortable normalcy of Sunday at 1 p.m. They immediately reverted to the freight train of the undefeated first half of the season in a game decided by the end of three..." November 29

  • Robert Quinn, Greg Zuerlein join Case Keenum on Rams inactive list

    Pro Football Talk "The word on Friday was that Nick Foles would start at quarterback for the Rams in Cincinnati on Sunday and confirmation of that came on Sunday morning with the release of the Rams’ inactive list. Case Keenum is on it a week after suffering a concussion in his first start after being placed..." November 29

  • League: Keenum case not closed, but there will be no discipline

    Pro Football Talk "The Case Keenum case is closed. Unless it isn’t. As it relates to the question of whether anyone will be disciplined for last week’s incident involving Rams quarterback Case Keenum, the league has confirmed to PFT that no one else will be disciplined, either. However, the NFL contends that the..." November 29

  • London, Denver may be contingencies for Kroenke if LA falls through

    CBS Sports "Rams owner Stan Kroenke is fixated on moving his franchise to Los Angeles for 2016, and the prospect of remaining in St. Louis for any extended period of time does not appeal to him. Should he lose out to the Chargers and Raiders on the rights to the LA market, the league knows it would have to..." November 29

  • NFL won't penalize Rams for Case Keenum concussion

    ABC News "The St. Louis Rams will not be penalized for mishandling concussion protocols last week in regard to quarterback Case Keenum, sources told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter on Sunday. With Keenum recovering from a concussion he suffered during last Sunday's 16-13 loss to the Ravens, Nick Foles is..." November 29

  • Rams plan to start Nick Foles

    Pro Football Talk "It looks like Nick Foles will be back in the starting lineup against the Bengals on Sunday. Rams coach Jeff Fisher said, via Nick Wagoner of ESPN.com, that Case Keenum still has not cleared the concussion protocol after being injured in last Sunday’s loss to the Ravens. As a result, the team is..." November 27

  • 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.

  • 6d
    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

  • NFL announces 2016 slate of UK games; city of St. Louis unhappy

    Yahoo! Sports "The NFL announced the dates for its three International Series games that will be played in the U.K. next season, and also announced five of the six teams who will head to London: On Oct. 2, the Jacksonville Jaguars will host the Indianapolis Colts at Wembley Stadium; On Oct. 23, the St...." November 25

  • Jaguars, Rams, Bengals to play London “home” games

    Pro Football Talk "The Jaguars, Rams and Bengals will play so-called “home” games in London next season, the NFL announced today. The Jaguars will “host” the Colts on October 2, 2016 at Wembley Stadium, part of the Jaguars’ annual commitment to play at least one game in London. The Rams will “host” the NFC..." November 25

  • 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

  • Semifinalists for Pro Football Hall of Fame's 2016 class

    NFL.com "The Pro Football Hall of Fame's Class of 2016 was trimmed down to 25 on Tuesday during NFL Network's Gold Jacket Semifinalists special. The original field of 108 nominees and these selections will be cut to 15 in early January. The group of semifinalists includes 22 players and three coaches,..." November 25

  • What are the worst calls by referees this season? Here are our top five

    Yahoo! Sports "Super Bowl 50, billed as a celebration of a half-century of what has become the pinnacle sporting event in the Western Hemisphere, was marred — before the game ever started — on an obscure automatic coin toss loss by the Carolina Panthers for sending too many captains (teams are allowed six) out..." November 25

  • Fisher unaware of Keenum's concussion until after game

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Rams coach Jeff Fisher was unaware that quarterback Case Keenum had experienced concussion symptoms until after Sunday’s 16-13 loss at Baltimore. And had he known that Keenum was groggy after being dropped for a sack late in the fourth quarter, Fisher said, “Then Case would’ve been standing by..." November 24

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    The league will look into the situation surrounding #Rams QB Case Keenum, his concussion, and why wasn't tested for a concussion, I'm told.

  • NFL Targets Massive Payday in Thursday Night TV Deal

    The Hollywood Reporter "One of the last big sports rights opportunities for several years is about to become available to TV networks. The NFL's Thursday Night Football — which for the past two seasons has aired on CBS via one-year deals — is generating intense interest as the league is likely to extend the length of the..." November 23

  • Michael Sam planning on NFL return next season

    TMZ "Michael Sam says he's still serious about a return to the NFL ... and tells TMZ Sports he hopes to finally make his regular season debut in 2016. The 25-year-old hit up Craig's Sunday night … where we also asked for his take on the epic collapse of Colin Kaepernick out in San Fran this year...." November 23

  • Handling of Keenum's concussion raises questions about NFL policy

    CBS Sports "At the tail-end of the Rams' 16-13 loss to the Ravens on Sunday, quarterback Case Keenum was concussed. With just over a minute remaining in a tied game, Keenum was thrown to the turf by a Ravens' defender. In what was completely clear to anyone with a TV and a set of eyes, Keenum's head..." November 23

  • Ravens beat Rams 16-13, but Flacco tears ACL and is out for the season

    Baltimore Sun "The Ravens won today's game as time expired, but they lost quarterback Joe Flacco for the rest of the season with a torn ACL and possibly a torn MCL. He played the final two drives with the knee injury and put the Ravens into position to win. The Ravens also lost top running back Justin Forsett..." November 22

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    Adam Caplan @caplannfl

    #Rams downgraded DE Robert Quinn (hip, back) to out for Sunday's game at #Ravens.

  • Michael Sam - I Wish I Didn't Get Drafted

    TMZ "Michael Sam says he appreciated the way he was treated in St. Louis -- but says being drafted by the Rams was the WORST thing for his NFL career. Sam just appeared on the "The Herd with Colin Cowherd" and was asked if he regretted coming out before the NFL Draft ... his answer is very..." November 20

  • Report: 2016 NFL Draft to allow trades for compensatory picks

    Sportsnaut "The NFL is reportedly considering an exciting new twist to the 2016 NFL Draft. Prior to the upcoming draft in Chicago, compensatory draft picks were off the table for any potential trades. However, the league is expected to allow them to be part of the trade equation this spring, which ESPN’s..." November 19

  • 13d
    TurfShowTimes @TurfShowTimes

    Rams have signed two offensive linemen, Eric Kush and Brian Folkerts. Also added G David Arkin to practice squad.

  • 14d
    Field Yates @FieldYates

    To be clear on Nick Foles: he has $7.75M guaranteed left from St. Louis. His 2016 $6M roster bonus became fully guaranteed on August 15.

  • Rams 'by no means' regret trade, extension for benched Foles

    Sportsnaut "The St. Louis Rams are handing the quarterback reins over to Case Keenum, but head coach Jeff Fisher emphatically denied that the franchise regrets acquiring Nick Foles. According to ESPN’s Nick Wagoner, Fisher said “by no means” are the Rams having second thoughts about giving Foles a..." November 17

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    Jim Thomas @jthom1

    Jamon Brown out for season, needs surgery for leg fracture.

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    Nick Foles out. Case Keenum in as the starting QB for the Rams. pic.twitter.com/YnbldJMJvD

  • NFL likely to charge $500M-$600M relocation fee for move to LA

    CBS Sports "It's not going to be cheap to move to Los Angeles. If the Rams, Raiders or Chargers make the move to Los Angeles in 2016, it's going to cost them some serious money. According to the Sports Business Journal, the NFL is going to charge a relocation fee of at least $500 million to any team that's..." November 16

  • Rams To Bench Nick Foles, Start Case Keenum

    Pro Football Rumors "Rams coach Jeff Fisher announced that he will start Case Keenum this week at quarterback in favor of Nick Foles (via Ian Rapoport of NFL.com on Twitter). Foles is coming off of a rough performance against the Bears on Sunday, but the news still comes as a surprise. Against Chicago on Sunday,..." November 16

  • Long rangers: Bears thump Rams, 37-13

    Chicago Sun-Times "n 95 years of Bears football, no quarterback had ever done what Jay Cutler did in Sunday’s 37-13 stunner against the Rams: throw two touchdowns of 80 or more yards. The first, a short pass that suddenly-Superman Zach Miller turned into an 87-yard score, announced, on the team’s first..." November 15

  • Rams didn’t give Wes Welker a $200,000 signing bonus

    Pro Football Talk "A week ago, receiver Wes Welker was unemployed — and sufficiently desperate to find work to go on the record with NFL.com in an effort to plead his case. It worked. But not as well as the St. Louis Post-Dispatch has suggested. Joe Lyons of the Post-Dispatch recently reported that the Rams..." November 15

  • Bears told Rams about players not traveling, but not the media

    Pro Football Talk "The injury updating process might be flawed, and some coaches don’t think they ought to have to participate at all. But one team took it a step further this week, telling the opponent without updating the media. The Bears are going to be without running back Matt Forte and linebacker Pernell..." November 15

  • Rams' Quinn, McDonald active vs. Bears

    The Score "St. Louis Rams defensive end Robert Quinn and safety T.J. McDonald are active Sunday against the Chicago Bears. " November 15

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    With just a few days of practice under his belt, new #Rams WR Wes Welker will be active today, sources say. Worth watching on third downs.

  • Rams gave Wes Welker a $200,000 signing bonus

    Pro Football Talk "A week ago, receiver Wes Welker was unemployed — and sufficiently desperate to find work to go on the record with NFL.com in an effort to plead his case. It worked. Well. The next day, the Rams gave Welker a $200,000 signing bonus, according to Joe Lyons of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch...." November 15

  • Rams put padding over concrete after two players hurt after slipping

    ESPN "After two players in as many weeks suffered injuries after running on to the concrete surrounding the Edward Jones Dome field, the Rams and stadium authority took steps to prevent further issues before Sunday's game against the Chicago Bears. Earlier this week, Rams coach Jeff Fisher said he..." November 15

  • Long back on practice field for Rams

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "It will have absolutely no bearing on what happens Sunday against the Chicago Bears, but the most noteworthy thing about Friday at Rams Park was the sight of defensive end Chris Long on the practice field. The most tenured Rams player, in his eighth season with the team, Long was officially..." November 14

  • After fine for hit on Bridgewater, Joyner won’t second-guess himself

    Pro Football Talk "Rams cornerback Lamarcus Joyner was fined by the NFL for a hit that gave a concussion to a sliding Teddy Brdgewater, but Joyner doesn’t think he can worry about stuff like that while he’s on the field. Joyner said he feels terrible about hurting Bridgewater, but he also said he won’t think..." November 14

  • Gregg Williams says Rams moving past Teddy Bridgewater controversy

    ESPN "Nearly a week after Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer referenced the "history" of St. Louis Rams defensive coordinator Gregg Williams after a late hit to quarterback Teddy Bridgewater, Williams had his chance to respond Friday afternoon. For the most part, Williams declined to address..." November 14

  • Sunday is 1-year anniversary of Todd Gurley's ACL tear and he knows it

    CBS Sports "Todd Gurley is a rookie but he doesn't play like one. The St. Louis Rams running back leads the league with 110.7 rushing yards per game. The craziest part? Gurley is less than a year removed from tearing his ACL while in college. In a Saturday morning interview on 99.9 The Fan's Big Gameday..." November 14

  • Rams still haven’t decided whether Wes Welker will play

    Pro Football Talk "On Monday, the Rams quickly added receiver Wes Welker once the four-game suspension of receiver Stedman Bailey became effective. Four days later, it’s still not clear whether Welker will play on Sunday against the Bears and his most recent head coach in Denver, John Fox. “We still have some..." November 14

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    Nick Wagoner @nwagoner

    Rams coach Jeff Fisher said DE Robert Quinn, S T.J. McDonald, OT Rob Havenstein all limited in practice and will be listed as questionable.

  • NFL may wait until March to decide which team moves to L.A.

    Pro Football Talk "As the owners of the Rams, Raiders and Chargers all consider a move to Los Angeles, the owners of the NFL’s other 29 teams are taking their time about deciding which franchise or franchises they will permit to move. Jets owner Woody Johnson said today that a decision on which team will move to..." November 12

  • Wes Welker 'not worried about' concussion history

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "With his team converting third-down plays at a historically low rate, coach Jeff Fisher has a vision of how he hopes things unfold Sunday against visiting Chicago. “If he does play and he converts the first down, they’ll probably start chanting ‘Welker’ rather than ‘Gurley,’ ” Fisher..." November 11

  • Jeff Fisher takes jab at Rodney Harrison in response to criticism

    The Score "St. Louis Rams head coach Jeff Fisher used a familiar refrain to respond to Rodney Harrison's criticism over his team's injuring of Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater: Consider the source. The longtime head coach praised the former Pro Bowler on Monday while addressing the media,..." November 10

  • NFL officials in Mexico City, seeing if it’s ready for 2016 game

    Pro Football Talk "As the NFL continues to expand its inventory in England, they’re also looking at games outside our borders but on our continent. According to Albert Breer of the NFL Network, a group of league officials will be in Mexico City through Wednesday, trying to determine if Azteca Stadium is prepared..." November 10

  • 21d
    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    He’s back: The #Rams are expected to sign WR Wes Welker, source said. Working out final details now.