Rams Rumors & News

  • 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

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    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

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    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

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    Jim Thomas @jthom1

    Rams must create additional roster spot later in the week when they activate DE Chris Long from IR/designated for return, as expected

  • San Diego wins 27-24 after almost losing to St. Louis

    Bolts From The Blue "I have absolutely no idea how the San Diego Chargers won that game, but I can assure you that they did. Ryan Mathews averaged 8.8 yards per carry, for a total of 105 yards on 12 carries, and had a 32-yard TD run to boot. He was probably the best player on the entire team and he barely played..." November 24

  • Emmanuel Sanders: Was a legal hit

    ESPN.com "Denver Broncos wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders said Friday he's ready to play Sunday against the Miami Dolphins and that St. Louis Rams safety Rodney McLeod made "a legal hit'' on the tackle that resulted in Sanders' concussion. Sanders did add, however, he believed McLeod could have made more..." November 23

  • Michael Sam discusses horrible childhood in GQ Magazine

    Sporting News "It's no secret that Michael Sam doesn't have the best relationship with certain members of his family. He's now opening up more and more about what he went through growing up. In a recent interview with GQ Magazine, Sam had this to say about his brothers. I still got beat up a lot. We called..." November 21

  • Rams' Rodney McLeod not fined by NFL for hit on Emmanuel Sanders

    Denver Post "St. Louis Rams safety Rodney McLeod was not fined for a hit that left Broncos receiver Emmanuel Sanders concussed, a league source said Friday. McLeod delivered a vicious shot to a diving Sanders in the Broncos' 22-7 loss last Sunday. Sanders remained down for several minutes, and he did not..." November 21

  • Chris Long likely to sit out one more week

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "The Rams closed out their practice week Friday afternoon at Rams Park. They fly to California later Friday and will take on the Chargers in a 3:05 p.m. game Sunday in San Diego. The Rams (4-6) are coming off a 22-7 upset win over Denver and are looking for their first back-to-back wins of the..." November 21

  • Rams' gamble on Britt pays dividends

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Kenny Britt hasn’t set the world on fire, but he is providing a spark for the Rams’ wide receiver corps. With 25 catches for 440 yards, Britt is on pace for 40 catches and 700 yards this season. Last week he became the first Rams receiver to top 100 yards in a game with four catches for 128. And..." November 19

  • Rams shock Manning, Broncos 22-7

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "The Rams defense has arrived — better late than never. Quarterback Shaun Hill finally got a chance to show what he could do. Again, better late than never. And with help from linebacker Alex Ogletree, running back Tre Mason, and wide receiver Kenny Britt, the Rams pulled off their second huge..." November 17

  • Broncos banged up in St. Louis

    ESPN.com "The Denver Broncos' trip to this city has been a painful one. Tight end Julius Thomas, running back Montee Ball and wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders all suffered injuries in the game against the Rams. Thomas played just two series for the Broncos before leaving the game with an ankle injury and..." November 16

  • Chris Long returns to practice

    ESPN.com "St. Louis Rams defensive end Chris Long returned to practice Wednesday afternoon, opening his window to return from the team's injured reserve/designated to return list. Long, of course, has been working his way back from an ankle injury suffered in the season opener against Minnesota on Sept...." November 12

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    Jim Thomas @jthom1

    Fisher changes mind. Will start Shaun Hill vs Denver at QB

  • Stanton, defense lift Cardinals past Rams 17h

    Arizona Republic "As Carson Palmer struggled to get on the cart that carried him off the field at University of Phoenix Stadium on Sunday afternoon, there was every reason to think the Cardinals' chances of winning that day, and future days, were being carried away, too. It was midway through the fourth quarter..." November 10

  • Rams set Jan. 28 evaluation date

    ESPN.com "One way or another, the muddy future of the Rams in St. Louis will gain clarity in the next 60 days. Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon participated in a 24-minute conference call with local reporters Wednesday morning with the objective to discuss the state and city's desire to retain the NFL..." November 05

  • Wary of Losing Rams, St. Louis Is Set to Huddle on Stadium

    New York Times "For beleaguered Rams fans, it was the happiest of celebrations: Last month, the team that won the franchise’s only Super Bowl title gathered for a 15th-anniversary reunion. Marshall Faulk, Kurt Warner and four dozen other members of the Greatest Show on Turf were bathed in cheers from fans who..." November 05

  • NFLPA pushing league to collectively bargain over personal conduct policy changes

    SB Nation "The NFLPA has been adamant that any changes to the league's personal conduct policy must be collectively bargained. The NFL has been resistant, however. The NFL Players Association are butting heads once again, this time over how to negotiate changes to the league's personal conduct policy. The..." November 04

  • Banged-up Rams stun San Francisco

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "They were given up for dead a week ago in Kansas City. Battered, bruised and beaten. Two starters lost for the season. An injury report twice as long as the team’s sack total for the season. And yes, another second-half meltdown. So no one saw this coming, certainly not the San Francisco 49ers...." November 03

  • Ref says replay of controversial 49ers fumble was inconclusive

    SB Nation "The San Francisco 49ers were victims of inconclusive evidence in their 13-10 loss to the St. Louis Rams, according to the ref who made the controversial ruling on Colin Kaepernick's late goal line fumble. Screened by a mass of limbs and bodies, referee Jerome Boger said he was unable to..." November 03

  • Robinson takes over at left tackle

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "The Rams drafted Greg Robinson to be their tackle of the future. Following Jake Long’s season-ending knee injury against Kansas City, the future is now. Robinson, the No. 2 overall pick in the 2014 draft, will make his first NFL start at left tackle Sunday in San Francisco. After four weeks of..." November 01

  • Lovie Smith takes a jab at Mark Barron’s “passive” comment

    Pro Football Talk "Now-Rams safety Mark Barron took a shot at his former team on the way out the door, so they returned fire. After Barron referred to the Buccaneers Defense as “passive,” Bucs coach Lovie Smith took a dig at the former first round pick. Via Greg Auman of the Tampa Bay Times, Smith was asked..." October 31

  • Decimated Rams start 2015 build-up

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "The Rams will absorb some gruesome beatings from here on out and everybody knows it. They just lost left tackle Jake Long and top receiver Brian Quick to season-ending injuries. Roughly a fourth of the surviving Rams made the official injury report Wednesday. New Rams safety Mark Barron made..." October 30

  • Rams waive quarterback Keenum

    NFL.com "Case Keenum's St. Louis Rams career has ended without a single pass attempt. The team waived Keenum after acquiring safety Mark Barron on Tuesday, per the league's transaction wire. Claimed off waivers from the Houston Texans on Sept. 1, Keenum was a healthy scratch in all seven games this..." October 28

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Bucs finalized a trade of S Mark Barron to Rams, per source.

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    Jim Thomas @jthom1

    Fisher confirms Jake Long (knee) and WR Brian Quick (shoulder) are out of the season. Says Quick needs surgery; date not set.

  • Rams left tackle Jake Long has torn his ACL again

    Pro Football Talk "The Rams weren’t necessarily expecting any good news, but that doesn’t mean they’re not disappointed. A league sources tells PFT that Long has indeed torn his ACL, which will cost him the rest of the season. That leaves two of the Rams’ highest-paid players in rehab for now, and limbo for..." October 27

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    ProFootballTalk @ProFootballTalk

    Per league source, Rams fear LT Jake Long suffered torn ACL today.

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    Another name to watch come Tuesday: #Rams DT Kendall Langford. Versatile veteran, replaced as starter in STL, teams making calls for him