Rams Rumors & News

  • 6d
    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    The #Rams also sent in a request to speak with #Packers QB coach Alex Van Pelt for their OC opening, source said.

  • 6d
    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    The #Rams have requested permission to speak with #Colts special assistant Rob Chudzinski for their OC opening, source said.

  • 7d
    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    #Broncos OC Adam Gase interviews with #Jaguars for OC today. Plenty of options, tho. OAK, STL, ATL & CHI have permission to talk to him

  • Rams need to follow NFL process to move to L.A.: stadium panel chief

    Los Angeles Times "Pittsburgh Steelers owner Art Rooney II, chairman of the NFL's stadium committee, had a simple message this week for St. Louis Rams owner Stan Kroenke, who has announced plans to build an 80,000-seat football venue in Inglewood: Not so fast. "There are still cards to be played," Rooney told The..." January 18

  • Goodell, Jones have a talk about Rams comments

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "NFL commissioner Roger Goodell personally called Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones this week to get clarification on Jones’ comments to the New York Times suggesting Stan Kroenke can move the Rams to Los Angeles if he wants — with or without league approval. “Put (Jones' remarks) in context,” NFL..." January 16

  • Could Peyton play elsewhere in 2015?

    Pro Football Talk "With the Broncos and coach John Fox engaging in the most recent NFL “mutual parting,” the biggest question moving forward is whether the Broncos and quarterback Peyton Manning will have a “mutual parting,” too. Manning, who abhors change, may not want to return — if he decides to keep playing...." January 13

  • Rams GM says relocation threat won't affect free agency

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "The topic of relocation barely came up during the just-completed regular season for the Rams. About the only time it was a subject of discussion with coach Jeff Fisher and Rams players came in mid-November when Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon announced the formation of a two-man task force – Dave..." January 13

  • Report: Chargers could sue to keep Rams out of L.A.

    Sporting News "The Chargers are currently the only NFL team in Southern California, and they want to keep it that way. An unnamed member of the Chargers organization has reportedly suggested that the team could possibly sue the Rams if they attempt to move to Los Angeles, according to the Sports Business..." January 12

  • 15d
    Jim Thomas @jthom1

    Rams granted permission to speak with Greg Roman, who has been in San Francisco, for their offensive coordinator job.

  • St. Louis Unveils Stadium Plan on North Riverfront

    Turf Show Times "Just more than two months ago, Missouri Governor Jay Nixon tapped Anheuser-Busch President Dave Peacock and local attorney Bob Blitz to spearhead the effort to come up with a stadium plan to keep NFL football in St. Louis. First, some specifics: - The plan called for an open-air stadium..." January 10

  • Seau, Warner, Pace make HOF cut

    ESPN.com "First-year candidates Junior Seau, Kurt Warner and Orlando Pace are among 18 finalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The list of nominees was reduced Thursday to 15 from the modern era, one senior and two contributors. A finalist must receive at least 80 percent of the votes from the..." January 09

  • Rams are snubbing St. Louis

    Pro Football Talk "Silent Stan is giving St. Louis the silent treatment. With Rams owner Stan Kroenke announcing plans to build a football stadium in Los Angeles, the powers-that-be in St. Louis still intend to propose a new building that would keep the Rams in Missouri. But the powers-that-be in St. Louis..." January 08

  • 18d
    Nick Wagoner @nwagoner

    Rams confirm. Brian Schottenheimer headed to Georgia. Rams are officially in market for an offensive coordinator.

  • Reports: Stan Kroenke intends to move the team to Los Angeles "with or without" league approval.

    Pro Football Talk "After months of saying nothing about whether he’ll keep the Rams in St. Louis or move them, owner Stan Kroenke has made his intentions clear by announcing that he plans to build a football stadium in Inglewood, California. The NFL believes that, whenever Kroenke applies to move, he’ll need a..." January 07

  • Missouri governor: We're committed to keeping Rams in St. Louis

    The Score "If the St. Louis Rams head west to Los Angeles, it won't be without a fight from Missouri leaders. "St. Louis is an NFL city and I am committed to keeping it that way," Missouri governor Jay Nixon said in a written statement, ESPN.com reports. Nixon is working to present Rams owner Stan..." January 06

  • Rams owner planning L.A. stadium

    Los Angeles Times "The owner of the St. Louis Rams plans to build an NFL stadium in Inglewood, which could pave the way for the league's return to Los Angeles. Rams owner Stan Kroenke, who bought 60 acres adjacent to the Forum a year ago, has joined forces with the owners of the 238-acre Hollywood Park site,..." January 06

  • St. Louis fans praised for supporting lousy Rams

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Another lousy year on the field, another noble year in the television ratings. The Rams completed their 11th consecutive non-winning season on Sunday, clunking in with a 6-10 record. And they tied for the fifth-worst television rating in their 20 seasons in St. Louis as talk that the team will..." January 02

  • 2014 AP All-Pro Team

    Pro Football Talk "Via USA Today and NFL.com, here is the first-team All-Pro squad as announced by The Associated Press on Friday. Fifty NFL writers compose the AP’s voting panel: OFFENSE Quarterback: Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay. Running back: DeMarco Murray, Dallas; Le’Veon Bell, Pittsburgh. Fullback: John..." January 02

  • Sam Bradford will face competition for Rams job in '15

    NFL.com "Sam Bradford might or might not be in the Rams' plans for 2015. The former No. 1 overall pick, who has completed just two full seasons under center and has a career 18-30-1 record as a starter, will return from his ACL injury to face stiff competition. The most interesting part, according to..." December 31

  • 26d
    Jim Thomas @jthom1

    QB Sam Bradford just finished session w/local media. Says he was so low mentally after 2nd injury, he wondered if he wanted to still play.

  • 26d
    Jim Thomas @jthom1

    Fisher says Greg Robinson will be the team's LT next season. Says he's not sure if Jake Long wants to continue playing.

  • Seahawks take down Rams, win NFC West, lock up NFC's #1 seed

    Field Gulls "The Seahawks locked up the NFC's No. 1 seed for the second season in a row by knocking off the Rams at home, 20-6. Seattle will now have homefield advantage throughout the Playoffs, and the road to the Super Bowl once again goes through CenturyLink Field. The Seahawks have won 9 of their..." December 29

  • Sam: Coming out was right thing to do

    San Francisco Chronicle "Michael Sam dismissed the thought that his sexuality has cost him a spot in the NFL. "I don't like to think that way," Sam said in an Oprah Winfrey Network documentary that aired Saturday night. "But I do believe I'm a very talented football player and I'm going to continue working hard and..." December 28

  • 2015 Pro Bowl: Complete roster

    NFL.com "The rosters for the 2015 Pro Bowl, which will be Jan. 25, 2015 at 8 p.m. ET on ESPN in Glendale, Arizona, the site of Super Bowl XLIV, were announced Tuesday. Like last year, it's the unconferenced format with players selected without regard to conference in voting by fans, coaches and..." December 24

  • Rams coach Jeff Fisher: Giants to blame for melee

    New York Post "Rams coach Jeff Fisher said his team did not instigate what turned into a wild second-quarter brawl in the Giants’ 37-27 win at St. Louis Sunday. He pinned the blame on the way the Giants responded after receiver Odell Beckham Jr. was thrown down out of bounds by Rams linebacker Alec..." December 24

  • Michael Sam says gay players in the NFL have reached out to him

    Larry Brown Sports "Michael Sam was the first openly gay player to be drafted to an NFL team, with “openly” being the key word. Several current and former NFL players have revealed that they have played alongside gay teammates, and Sam reiterated that during his lengthy interview with Oprah Winfrey that will air on..." December 23

  • Odell Beckham Jr. makes difference again for NY Giants in 37-27 win over Rams

    New York Daily News "Ten games of Odell Beckham have produced a litany of explosive plays. But no play was quite as explosive as his six-yard catch at the end of the first half on Sunday. This is what happens when you try to target the Giants’ most dynamic weapon. On Sunday afternoon at the Edward Jones Dome, the..." December 22

  • Huge fight in Giants-Rams game leads to 3 ejections

    CBSSports.com "You knew it was coming. The Giants and Rams had been chippy for much of the first half and it finally came to a head just before the two-minute warning when Rams linebacker Alec Ogletree tackled Gaints wide receiver Odell Beckham out of bounds. Giants punter Steve Weatherford restrained Beckham..." December 22

  • Roger Goodell nixes L.A. team in 2015

    ESPN Los Angeles "As if there were any questions, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell put an end to them this week when he told the San Diego Chargers, Oakland Raiders and St. Louis Rams that there will not be a team that moves to Los Angeles for next season, according to league sources. Goodell also told the..." December 21

  • Rams move unlikely for 2015

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "By now you’ve heard it, discussed it, and maybe even fretted over the question: Could Sunday’s contest against the New York Giants be the Rams’ final home game played in St. Louis? Not the last game of the 2014 season. But the final game as in … forever. Is this The End? Will the Rams call Los..." December 18

  • No fines for Reggie Bush, Davin Joseph

    Pro Football Talk "Last Sunday, multiple players displayed the “I can’t breathe” message, a reference to the death of Eric Garner during an altercation with police. The NFL has fined none of them. For Lions running back Reggie Bush, the message was displayed on a T-shirt that he wore in pregame warmups. For..." December 13

  • It's all defense as Rams fall to Arizona

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "The Rams were so very close to the elusive .500 mark for much of Thursday evening, not to mention a third straight victory. But in a game of field goals, without a touchdown scored by either team, the NFC West-leading Arizona Cardinals held on for a 12-6 victory at the Edward Jones..." December 12

  • Oprah Winfrey -- Back in Business with Michael Sam

    TMZ.com "Oprah Winfrey hasn't written off Michael Sam after all ... with her OWN Network announcing they will air a 90-minute special on the football star later this month ... plus a sit-down interview. Initially, Sam was reportedly supposed to be a part a docu-series -- just like the network did with..." December 11

  • 45d
    Albert Breer @AlbertBreer

    Bradford is the only Rams QB under contract for 2015. His numbers ($16.6M cap/$13.0M cash) will need working. But the brass wants him back.

  • NFL salary cap projected at $138.6 million

    Covers.com "The NFL salary cap is projected to be $138.6 million in 2015, a 4.21 percent increase over this year's $133 million. The projection was revealed to NFL owners at their meeting in Irving, Texas. That number could rise as high as $141 million, two team executives told USA Today. Last year,..." December 11

  • NFL approves new personal conduct policy

    SB Nation "Roger Goodell announced a new personal conduct policy at the NFL owners meetings Wednesday. The new policy will make several changes to how policy violations are handled. For example, accused players are expected to immediately be placed on paid leave after they have been charged. In addition, the..." December 10

  • Fisher defends choice of players for coin toss

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "A day later, Rams coach Jeff Fisher is taking a bit of heat for sending out Stedman Bailey, Michael Brockers, Janoris Jenkins, Alec Ogletree, Zac Stacy and Greg Robinson for the coin toss Sunday against the Washington Redskins at FedEx Field. Those were the six players on the roster who were..." December 09

  • St. Louis Dumps Washington, 24-0

    Turf Show Times "I'm kind of out of words. The Rams just finished a 24-0 rout of Washington for a second consecutive shutout, history in the making. The Rams defense is playing lights out. The offense is taking advantage of opportunities. And even on a day like today when Greg Zuerlein did everything he..." December 08

  • 51d
    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Rams signed Pro-Bowl P Johnny Hekker to 6-year, $18 million extension, including $9 million guaranteed, highest guarantee given to a P or K.

  • Fisher states the obvious on Griffin trade

    Pro Football Talk "Earlier this week, Jon Stewart suggested that Rams coach Jeff Fisher has a little Nick Nolte vibe. On Wednesday, Fisher opted to play the role of Captain Obvious. Does he have any regrets giving up the second overall pick in the 2012 draft for the sixth overall pick, two more first-round..." December 04

  • AEG adding staff to prepare for NFL team in L.A.

    The Beast 980 "On The Home Team this morning, Jeanne Zelasko reported that she had been making calls in regards to an NFL team coming to Los Angeles and found out that AEG (who is currently working on the downtown Farmer’s Field location outside of Staples Center) has been working to hire a Public Relations..." December 04

  • Michael Sam -- I'm Not in the NFL ... Because I'm Gay

    TMZ.com "Michael Sam believes he's not on a NFL roster because of the fact he's openly gay -- telling TMZ Sports he strongly believes he's got the talent to play in the league. Sam was at LAX this morning when he was asked if he thinks NFL teams are shying away from him because of his sexual..." December 04

  • Mike Ditka: 'I'm embarrassed for (Rams) players more than anything'

    CBSSports.com "Former Bears coach Mike Ditka has a weekly column in the Chicago Sun-Times, and he used the space to weigh in on the decision of some Rams players to take the field on Sunday with the "hands up, don't shoot" gesture, which was a show of solidarity with Ferguson, Missouri protesters following the..." December 03

  • NFL says it won't discipline Rams players for Ferguson protest

    USA Today "The NFL will not adhere to a request from the St. Louis Police Officer’s Association to discipline St. Louis Rams players who did the “hands up, don’t shoot” pose used by protesters in Ferguson, Mo. during pre-game introductions on Sunday. “We respect and understand the concerns of all..." December 02

  • Rare laugher: Rams clobber Raiders 52-0

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "The only bad thing about Sunday's 52-0 smashing of Oakland? It only counts as one victory. For the first time all season, the Rams enjoyed a laugher — a laugher of near epic proportions. Scoring on their first six possessions Sunday at the Edward Jones Dome, the Rams led 38-0 at halftime and..." December 01

  • No fines for Rams players' salute

    ESPN.com "The five Rams players who entered the field before Sunday's game against the Oakland Raiders in St. Louis with their hands in the air in "don't shoot" poses will not be fined for their actions, NFL and team sources tell ESPN's Chris Mortensen. The players had used the team's pregame..." December 01

  • St. Louis Police Officers Association condemns Rams' gesture

    KSDK "The St. Louis Police Officers Association has released a statement condemning the St. Louis Rams football players who entered the field displaying the "hands up don't shoot" pose. A spokesman for the St. Louis Rams says the team was unaware of the demonstration before the game. " December 01

  • Rams players salute Ferguson

    ESPN.com "Five Rams players used the team's pregame introductions to offer a show of support for nearby Ferguson before Sunday's game against the Oakland Raiders. As the offense was introduced, Rams tight end Jared Cook and receivers Kenny Britt, Stedman Bailey, Chris Givens and Tavon Austin stopped near..." November 30

  • Chris Long expects to play Sunday

    ESPN.com "St. Louis Rams defensive end Chris Long believes he has turned the corner in his recovery from the ankle surgery that landed him on the injured reserve list with the designation to return, and he is expected to be officially activated from IR on Saturday afternoon, clearing the path for him to..." November 29

  • Small possibility that Rams-Raiders is moved to Indy

    CBSSports.com "The NFL could be looking at its second relocated game in two weeks. Due to civil unrest in Ferguson, Mo., there's a chance the Rams-Raiders game scheduled for Sunday in St. Louis could be moved to Monday in Indianapolis, according to the Indianapolis Star. However, the paper notes that it's..." November 27