Rams Rumors & News

  • Senator introduces anti-online gambling bill to Congress

    Sportsnaut "Judicial and political systems at the state level continue to take up online gambling and daily fantasy sports. We’ve seen multiple instances in the past where online gaming itself has been banned at the state level. The most recent examples of this include daily fantasy sports in New York,..." September 29

  • Rams claim Marqui Christian off waivers from Cardinals

    Pro Football Talk "The Cardinals and Rams will square off this Sunday and the Rams have added a former member of the Arizona secondary to their roster ahead of the game. Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports that the Rams claimed safety Marqui Christian off of waivers on Wednesday, a day after the..." September 28

  • Rams' offense arrives in win over Bucs

    The Sports Xchange "TAMPA, Fla. -- Even after a 70-minute lightning delay before the final two minutes, the Los Angeles Rams held on Sunday night, getting one last stop for a 37-32 win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Raymond James Stadium. The Rams, held to nine points in their first two games, exploded for..." September 25

  • Rams-Buccaneers suspended due to weather in fourth

    NFL.com "The game between the Rams and Buccaneers has been suspended due to inclement weather." September 25

  • Eric Dickerson Says If Carson Wentz Was An L.A. Ram He'd Be Sittin' On The Bench

    TMZ "Carson Wentz is lightin' it up in the league ... but if he was on the L.A. Rams, he'd be sittin' on the bench, just like Jared Goff ... NFL Hall of Famer Eric Dickerson tells TMZ Sports. Dickerson -- one of the greatest Rams of all time -- joined "TMZ Sports" (weeknights on FS1) to discuss the..." September 25

  • Johnny Manziel at Texas A&M game wearing Rams hat

    Larry Brown Sports "Johnny Manziel is back enrolled at Texas A&M, and he’s acting like a college student and everything. The former Heisman Trophy winner took in the Aggies’ game against Arkansas Saturday at AT&T Stadium." September 25

  • Jeff Fisher won’t say which quarterback will be inactive

    Pro Football Talk "Prior to Week One against the 49ers, Rams coach Jeff Fisher said rookie quarterback Jared Goff would be inactive. Prior to Week Two against the Seahawks, Fisher said Goff would be active. Prior to Week Three at Tampa, Fisher’s not saying anything. “Don’t know yet,” Fisher told reporters on..." September 24

  • Todd Gurley feels like he’s facing 12 defenders

    Los Angeles Times "Todd Gurley lined up in the backfield, looked across the line of scrimmage and saw a crowd. A large one. The San Francisco 49ers and Seattle Seahawks stacked defenders to stop the second-year running back. Only the allowable 11 defensive players were on the other side of the ball, but it..." September 24

  • Judge says Rams must refund PSL deposits or provide tickets to some in St. Louis

    Los Angeles Times "A federal judge in St. Louis ruled Wednesday that the Rams must refund deposits to some fans who purchased personal seat licenses during the franchise’s two decades in the city and offer others the opportunity to buy season tickets to games in Los Angeles. U.S. District Judge Stephen N...." September 22

  • Why are NFL ratings plummeting this season?

    Sportsnaut "The National Football League remains the single most watched entity in North American professional sports. It’s not necessarily close. Really, the other three major sports leagues are simply battling for second place. Take the 2015 calendar year as an example of this. According to Sports..." September 21

  • Coaches complained about lack of offensive holding calls in Week One

    Pro Football Talk "Most coaches complain when too many penalties are called. Following Week One of the 2016 regular season, many coaches complained about the absence of one specific type of penalty. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, complaints arose from the absence of holding calls. And for good..." September 21

  • Case Keenum to remain Rams' starting quarterback — at least at Tampa Bay

    Los Angeles Times "Rams quarterback Case Keenum ranks near the bottom of NFL statistics in several categories. But the Rams are 1-1 and tied for first place in the NFC West after Keenum helped lead them to a victory over the Seattle Seahawks. So pump the brakes, for now, on Jared Goff. Keenum is expected to..." September 20

  • Rams reach deal with L.A. city officials to pay for stadium security

    Los Angeles Times "Los Angeles Rams owner Stan Kroenke has agreed to pay for security provided by Los Angeles police officers at football games, ending weeks of confusion over who should pick up the bill for police patrols for L.A.’s renascent NFL franchise. Mayor Eric Garcetti announced the deal Tuesday, saying..." September 19

  • Rams sack Seahawks in L.A. home opener

    The Sports Xchange "LOS ANGELES -- Despite not scoring a touchdown for the second game in a row, the Los Angeles Rams ended their home opener on a high note. Three Greg Zuerlein field goals and a late Seattle turnover boosted the Rams to a 9-3 victory over the Seahawks on Sunday at the Memorial Coliseum...." September 18

  • Rams claim to have seen signs of good defense, but it’s time to fulfill its reputation

    L.A. Daily News "The Rams will have a great defense someday. That, of course, can be a promise without end. Greg Norman was going to win the Masters someday. Healthy bacon was going to come along someday. Heck, pro football was coming back someday. The Rams fixed that, but they have brought it back to a..." September 17

  • Widespread belief exists that Rams, Fisher already have extension in place

    Pro Football Talk "The rumors that the Rams have given their head coach a new contract are growing rampant. Throughout the NFL, a strong sense has emerged that the Rams and Jeff Fisher have an extension in place, and that the extension will be announced at a time the team deems to be appropriate. For example, not..." September 17

  • Todd Gurley wants to stop 'trying to do too much'

    NFL.com "The Los Angeles Rams' season-opening loss was one to forget, for fans and players alike. L.A.'s offense, led by journeyman Case Keenum, tallied 10 punts in 14 drives in Santa Clara and never capitalized on its one strength: Todd Gurley. Entering the season with a plethora of fantasy hype and..." September 17

  • Todd Gurley guarantees Rams will beat Seahawks ‘for sure’

    Larry Brown Sports "Todd Gurley is feeling very confident about the Los Angeles Rams’ chances of taking out the Seattle Seahawks. After Thursday’s practice, Gurley rather boldly proclaimed that the Rams were definitely going to beat the Seahawks when the two teams square off Sunday. “We’re going to get a win..." September 17

  • Rams safety TJ McDonald charged with driving under the influence of drugs

    L.A. Daily News "Rams safety T.J. McDonald has been charged with one count of driving under the influence of drugs, a decision tied to McDonald’s arrest in May in Woodland Hills. The Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office announced its decision to file charges Friday afternoon. McDonald has an Oct. 7 arraignment in..." September 17

  • Jared Goff will be Rams backup quarterback this week

    Pro Football Talk "The Los Angeles Rams did not trade up tot he first pick in the draft to take an inactive third quarterback. They did it to get a backup, at least this week. Per Gary Klein of the Los Angeles Times, the Rams announced that rookie Jared Goff would be Case Keenum’s backup this week, flipping..." September 16

  • Rams' Donald receives 2 fines after ejection

    NFL.com "The ugliest moment from the Rams' Monday night shutout loss to the 49ers came when Aaron Donald lost his cool and was ejected. The NFL has responded in kind, fining Donald twice for his outburst in the 28-0 defeat in Santa Clara. Donald was fined $9,115 for unnecessary roughness and $12,154 for..." September 16

  • Report: Jared Goff might not play in 2016

    Sportsnaut "It was truly surreal watching Case Keenum get gobbled up by San Francisco’s defense in Week 1 while Jared Goff walked the sidelines in street clothes. Yet that could be a regular occurrence this year, as Mike Silver of NFL Network is reporting Goff may not play a single snap in 2016. “I know..." September 16

  • Rams coach Jeff Fisher to receive contract extension

    SI "Los Angeles Rams head coach Jeff Fisher is in line for a three-year contract extension, reports ESPN.com's John Clayton. Clayton said on 710 ESPN Radio in Seattle that Fisher's extension would be finalized soon and would be announced along with a new deal for defensive tackle Michael..." September 15

  • Rams announce three-year extension for Michael Brockers

    Pro Football Talk "Not long after the Rams were pasted by the 49ers on Monday night, Jim Thomas of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported that the team had signed defensive tackle Michael Brockers to a contract extension. Whether because there were still final details to sort out or because the team felt it was a..." September 15

  • Rams to wear throwbacks for 1st game back in L.A.

    Los Angeles Times "The Rams are reaching back for an extra dose of inspiration for Sunday’s home opener against the Seattle Seahawks. The Rams will wear royal blue throwback uniforms for the NFC West game at the Coliseum, the Rams’ first regular-season game in Southern California since 1984 and at the Coliseum..." September 15

  • Keyshawn Johnson: Jeff Fisher didn't want to take Jared Goff with top pick

    CBS Sports "When the 2016 NFL season kicked off over the weekend, there were two rookie quarterbacks on the field. However, as you may have noticed, none of them were named Jared Goff. Not only did Goff spend the first week of his NFL career on the bench, but things were so bad for him that he didn't even..." September 15

  • 49ers defense figured out Rams’ route trees

    Larry Brown Sports "The Los Angeles Rams threw up an absolute stinkbomb against the 49ers on Monday night, losing 28-0. Their offense was a disaster as they only passed for 130 yards and rushed for just 65 yards. It was pretty clear by the results that San Francisco’s defense just owned the Rams, but was that due..." September 15

  • 'Harambe' back in business after temporary jersey ban

    ESPN "Fans who want to customize their favorite team's jersey with "Harambe" on the back can do so once again as of Thursday, after the word mistakenly appeared on a retailer's list of banned words. ESPN has learned that an official with a Major League Baseball team, concerned that fans were..." September 15

  • Rams quarterback Case Keenum says he didn't trust himself in Week 1 blowout loss to the 49ers

    Los Angeles Times "The Rams put their trust in Case Keenum, making him the starting quarterback despite the selection of Jared Goff with the No. 1 pick in the draft. After playing poorly in a season-opening defeat against the San Francisco 49ers, Keenum said Wednesday that he needed to trust himself and not..." September 15

  • Harambe's legacy not respected by NFL Shop

    Sporting News "There are plenty of names you can't put on the back of jerseys at NFL Shop. BuzzFeed compiled a list of 50, and it includes names such as Ron Mexico (Michael Vick's alias), Carruth (as in Rae Carruth, the NFL player who conspired to murder his pregnant wife), He Hate Me (the popular XFL jersey)..." September 14

  • Report: Rams now worth $2.9 billion after move to Los Angeles

    Sportsnaut "The Rams’ move to Los Angeles was largely due to the fact that the organization should have never left the city. Owner Stan Kroenke’s yearning to earn more cash also played a role in the decision. According to Forbes, Kroenke has done just that. The Rams’ franchise is now worth nearly four..." September 14

  • Roger Goodell says eliminating kickoffs remains possible if the NFL can’t make them safer

    Washington Post "The NFL has enacted rule changes to try to make the kickoff safer for players. That effort will continue with further safety-related tinkering with the play, according to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. But if such maneuvers fail, the elimination of the kickoff from the sport remains a future..." September 14

  • The NFL's Most Valuable Teams 2016

    Forbes.com "Relocation and new stadiums drove NFL team values 19% higher over the past year, to an average of $2.34 billion. The Rams doubled in value, to $2.9 billion, after moving from St. Louis to Los Angeles. The Rams are scheduled to play three seasons at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum before..." September 14

  • Sorry, Jeff Fisher, but Case Keenum can no longer be your starting QB

    CBS Sports "Jeff Fisher might think he has a choice as to who starts at quarterback when the Rams host the Seahawks on Sunday. But he really doesn't. After perpetrating that debacle upon America on Monday night, Fisher had best reverse course. Against the 49ers, Fisher's Rams played something significantly..." September 14

  • NFL to launch new $100 million concussion initiatives to improve player safety

    Washington Post "The NFL is launching a new set of concussion-related initiatives under which the league will devote $60 million to technological development, aimed in part at improving helmets for players, and an additional $40 million toward funding medical research into the effects of head injuries,..." September 14

  • 49ers shut out Rams in Kelly's debut

    The Sports Xchange "SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- The San Francisco 49ers made sure new coach Chip Kelly didn't have to sweat in his debut Monday night at Levi's Stadium. Carlos Hyde ran for two scores, Blaine Gabbert threw a touchdown pass, and the 49ers rolled to a 28-0 win against the Los Angeles Rams. The..." September 13

  • Report: Rams agree to contract extension with DT Michael Brockers

    Today's Pigskin "According to Jim Thomas of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, the Los Angeles Rams have agreed to a contract extension with defensive tackle Michael Brockers on Tuesday. Brockers has been an important member of the Rams’ defense over the past five seasons, so the extension is certainly not a big..." September 13

  • Rams-49ers was lowest-rated late-window Monday Night Football game since 2008

    Awful Announcing "Monday night’s Rams-49ers game had some storylines to offer. It was the Rams first game representing Los Angeles, the start of the Chip Kelly era in San Francisco and also another chance for Colin Kaepernick to kneel during the national anthem. But, it was also a matchup of two teams that combined..." September 13

  • Rams Sticking With Case Keenum As Starter

    NFL.com "The new Los Angeles Rams had both of their pride points -- a stout, athletic defensive line and a fantastic running back -- smashed in prime time Monday night, though the quarterback position still took center stage afterward. Outside of a few fleeting thoughts, head coach Jeff Fisher didn't..." September 13

  • Lady Gaga Reportedly in Talks to Perform at Super Bowl 51 Halftime Show

    Complex "Lady Gaga is reportedly in talks to play the Super Bowl 51 halftime show in Houston in February 2017. According to Billboard, the singer could clinch the biggest stage of the year because the NFL was impressed by her performance of The Star-Spangled Banner at the 2016 Super Bowl. The last year..." September 13

  • NFL tabs Sam Rapoport to help open job 'pipeline' for women at team level

    ESPN "The NFL has created a position to address the lack of women in coaching and scouting roles at the team level and named former women's football pro tackle player Sam Rapoport as director of football development. Rapoport's role will be to identify women who are knowledgeable about the game and..." September 13

  • Aaron Donald: I made a dumb decision

    L.A. Daily News "Aaron Donald was the first to speak, the first to apologize, the first to wear the hairshirt of responsibility Monday night. In the end, he was the first and maybe the only Ram to offer resistance. Donald got kicked out of Monday night’s game, but maybe it was the Groucho Marx approach — he..." September 13

  • Rams' Quinn, Britt raise fists in protest during national anthem

    Los Angeles Times "Rams receiver Kenny Britt and defensive end Robert Quinn stood for the anthem with fists raised in the air." September 13

  • Donald Trump Wants All NFL Protesters to Leave America

    Black Sports Online "Remember Donald Trump’s campaign slogan is “Make America Great Again”. That means he obviously thinks America isn’t that great at the moment, so it is quite ironic that he wants others who have problems with the country to leave, but not himself. “Well, I think it’s a lack of respect for our..." September 12

  • Rams take wraps off Todd Gurley as regular season starts vs. 49ers

    Los Angeles Times "Todd Gurley’s national profile began rising almost immediately after the NFL approved the Rams move from St. Louis to Los Angeles. The star running back — the only player featured in the Rams’ relocation pitch to NFL owners — signed endorsement deals, appeared in television commercials and was..." September 10

  • Jeff Fisher bristles at Carson Wentz, Jared Goff comparisons

    Larry Brown Sports "As the top two picks in the 2016 NFL Draft, Jared Goff and Carson Wentz are going to be unavoidably compared as long as they are both in the NFL. For the Los Angeles Rams right now, who have Goff as their third stringer while Wentz prepares to helm the Philadelphia offense, that’s not necessarily..." September 10

  • Warrant issued for Tre Mason after court date missed

    TMZ "More troubling news for Tre Mason -- another arrest warrant has been issued for the L.A. Rams running back after he failed to show up for a mandatory court appearance ... TMZ Sports has learned. Mason was ticketed for driving with a suspended license on August 13th in Palm Beach, FL and was..." September 10

  • No new deals yet for Jeff Fisher, Les Snead

    Pro Football Talk "When last we heard from the ESPN offseason cottage industry of reporting on the contractual status of Rams coach Jeff Fisher and G.M. Les Snead, ESPN said it was “likely” that both would get new contracts before the start of the regular season. The regular season starts tonight, and neither has a..." September 08

  • Former NFL head of officiating alleges Roger Goodell assaulted him

    Sportsnaut "With the NFL season mere hours away from kicking off, it’s possible the league could find itself in the midst of yet another scandal. No. It doesn’t surround a players’ off-field issues. It’s also not involving a spat between the union and league over discipline. Instead, it’s all about NFL..." September 08

  • Every NFL Team's Best Weed Story

    Complex "You may not know this, but a lot of Americans smoke weed. And, contrary to what the National Football League wants you to believe, some of those Americans are professional football players. With the NFL season kicking off, let's take a moment to look back and appreciate some of the league's..." September 08