Rams Rumors & News

  • Report: Goodell earned $32M in 2015

    The Score "The NFL paid commissioner Roger Goodell $32 million for 2015, according to a tax filing obtained by Daniel Kaplan of Sports Business Journal. Since the NFL changed its status from a non-profit to a profitable venture, this is the last year Goodell's salary will be on public record. " June 30

  • Rams add Mike Singletary as defensive advisor

    The Score "The Los Angeles Rams have added Mike Singletary to their staff as a defensive advisor, Singletary said in an interview on 670 The Score on Tuesday, according to CBS Chicago. The Hall of Famer was an eight-time first-team All-Pro linebacker with the Chicago Bears from 1981-1992. He then joined..." June 28

  • NFL offseason arrests less frequent than years past

    Sportsnaut "Negative press dominates headlines, but the NFL is seeing a positive development when it comes to players getting arrested in the offseason. As detailed by Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk, only nine NFL players have been arrested this year since January 1, which is down from 13 last year, 21..." June 27

  • Dominique Easley says he won't have his kids play football

    Yardbarker "Los Angeles Rams defensive lineman Dominique Easley has no intention of letting his own children play the game of football. Speaking with The Breakfast Club (105.1 FM in New York), Easley revealed he wants his kids to go straight into baseball, instead. “I’m not putting my kids in football...." June 27

  • NFL owners haul in $222.6 million each for 2015 shared revenue

    Sportsnaut "The NFL, and its owners, just keep getting richer. In a report by Eben Novy-Williams of Bloomberg, the league divided up $7.1 billion in revenue, which is an increase of six percent from the previous year. ESPN’s Darren Rovell has done the math, and as we can see each NFL team owner received a..." June 27

  • Rams have sold 63,000 season tickets

    Pro Football Talk "Los Angeles is ready to support the Rams. Rams COO Kevin Demoff told the Ventura County Star that the Rams have already sold 63,000 season tickets. The team’s goal is to sell 70,000 season tickets and leave the remaining seats for single-game sales. The Rams plan to configure the Coliseum at..." June 25

  • NFL takes unusual step of involving position coaches in looking at more kickoff rule changes

    USA Today "The NFL is assessing the viability of further rules changes on kickoffs with unprecedented input from the league’s special teams coordinators, who want to save the exciting play from extinction. Dean Blandino, the NFL’s vice president of officiating, recently held a conference call with special..." June 21

  • For Rams rookies, a forceful caution on the perils of drinking and driving

    Los Angeles Times "On a bright, sunny Southern California day, Rams rookies sat in a dimly lighted hotel conference room Monday, wearing blank stares as the mood turned somber. Mike Lutzenkirchen had warned the players. They probably would cry when he described his son, Philip, a former Auburn tight end who tried..." June 21

  • Fans forked over $550 each for Rams “All-Access” event at L.A. Coliseum

    L.A. Daily News "Andre Jeanbart kept hovering back to the table of souvenirs. Over and over again, he wrote down his name at the Los Angeles Coliseum. He was making his mark on the silent auction, bidding for a lunch with Kevin Demoff. Finally, after his fourth try, his competitor patted him on the back and..." June 19

  • Rams' Keenum to enter training camp No. 1 on depth chart ahead of Goff

    The Score "The Los Angeles Rams will keep quarterback Case Keenum atop the depth chart heading into training camp, despite drafting Jared Goff first overall in April's draft. The move was confirmed by head coach Jeff Fisher on Thursday, and was expected, as the team hopes Goff will prove worthy of..." June 17

  • Rams owner reportedly behind St. Louis MLS stadium plan

    The Comeback "Maryland Heights, Mo., is potentially looking to build an MLS stadium for the general St. Louis area. The man behind this plan is someone very familiar and very controversial in St. Louis. It is reported by the St. Louis Port-Dispatch that Stan Kroenke is behind the plan to build the stadium..." June 16

  • Jared Goff getting snaps with Rams’ first team

    L.A. Daily News "The Rams didn’t roll out a red carpet, sprinkle rose petals or carry him on a chariot. Jared Goff, first-team quarterback, calmly stepped into the huddle and called a play. It might have been the start of something big, but that won’t be known for a while. At least for one day, during the Rams’..." June 15

  • Former Bear Bryan Robinson found dead in Milwaukee motel room

    Chicago Tribune "Former Bears defensive lineman Bryan Robinson, a 14-year NFL veteran, has died. Robinson was discovered late Saturday in a Milwaukee motel room. He was 41." June 13

  • LA Rams’ Todd Gurley could be Los Angeles’ next big star

    L.A. Daily News "If, as the saying goes, stars are made, not born, what about those who are relocated? Todd Gurley is poised to be the next big thing in Southern California sports. The Rams running back still might go unrecognized walking down local streets, particularly when his trademark shoulder-length..." June 12

  • Wes Welker joined Ravens, Dolphins as guest coach

    NFL.com "The window on Wes Welker's playing career is all but closed, but his foray into coaching is just beginning. The former Patriots, Broncos and Dolphins receiver spent two days this week serving as a guest coach for the Baltimore Ravens. Welker was on hand for organized team activities on Tuesday..." June 11

  • Rams safety Christian Bryant aims to follow Rodney McLeod's path

    ESPN "Of the many observers in NFL free agency this year, Los Angeles Rams safety Christian Bryant might have been among the most interested. First, Bryant considers fellow safety Rodney McLeod a friend, and as McLeod approached his first taste of unrestricted free agency, Bryant wanted the best for..." June 10

  • Tre Mason And Lost Causes: Has He Played His Last Snap For The Rams?

    Turf Show Times "Tre Mason is a fair microcosm of the Rams' problems in the last four years in building out a roster and getting over the .500 hump. In last year's roster preview series, I summed up the centrality of it in Mason's preview: The bigger issue is how the Rams have managed themselves into this..." June 09

  • Jared Goff to sign rookie deal with Los Angeles Rams

    NFL.com "The Los Angeles Rams are about to lock up No. 1 overall pick Jared Goff. The quarterback is expected to sign his four-year contract Thursday, per NFL Media's Steve Wyche according to a team source. As with all first-round contracts under this CBA, the deal comes with a fifth-year..." June 09

  • Report: Rams looking to extend Jeff Fisher and Les Snead

    Sportsnaut "The Los Angeles Rams may be calling a new city home in 2016. They may have a shiny new quarterback in Jared Goff under center. But it doesn’t appear the Rams are prepared to move on from those who led the organization during their St. Louis days. Vincent Bonsignore of the Los Angeles Daily..." June 09

  • Jared Goff continues to impress at Rams workouts

    Los Angeles Times "The rookie quarterback calmly surveyed the defense, took the snap and looked for receivers amid the pass rush before tucking the ball and scrambling into the end zone for a touchdown. It was one of the final plays of the Rams’ workout Wednesday, and Jared Goff continued to show something..." June 09

  • Wes Welker shows up at Dolphins practice, but team won't sign him

    CBS Sports "Wes Welker was spotted at Dolphins' organized team activities on Monday but don't expect him to suit up for the team anytime soon. Welker knows first-year coach Adam Gase from their time together in Denver, and one of the best slot receivers in NFL history is serving in an advisory role with the..." June 07

  • Rams Sign QB Dylan Thompson

    Turf Show Times "Last week, we got the news that the Los Angeles Rams were working out UDFA QB Blake Frohnapfel. I closed that piece out by asking: Does the tryout suggest something amiss with a Foles-Keenum-Mannion trio at least according to the Rams' front office? That question gets new legs tonight as..." June 07

  • Report: Rams waive Stedman Bailey with NFI designation

    The Score "The Los Angeles Rams waived wide receiver Stedman Bailey with the non-football injury designation, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter. Bailey was shot twice in the head in November while sitting in a car in Miami Gardens, Fla. The 25-year-old underwent surgery shortly thereafter. In..." June 07

  • NFL owners, coaches say a developmental league is needed and here's what's brewing

    CBS Sports "The limos were lined up bumper-to-bumper around the sprawling driveway and the private planes waited on tarmacs nearby as NFL owners scrambled to get back home after wrapping up another league meeting. In a nearby ballroom, commissioner Roger Goodell began addressing the media, his statements..." June 07

  • NFL Twitter Hacked, Announces Roger Goodell's Death

    Deadspin "Some gremlin got access to the NFL’s Twitter account today and announced the death of commissioner Roger Goodell. NFL PR flack Brian McCarthy quickly corrected the record: The other two tweets were also deleted. The NFL appears to have regained control of its account. The fake cause of..." June 07

  • 20 Different Players to Take Part in Celebrity Family Feud NFL Edition This Summer

    Total Pro Sports "If you enjoyed the Gronkowski Family‘s appearance on Celebrity Family Feud last summer, you’ll love what the NFL has in store for you this year. ABC is mixing up the format of Celebrity Family Feud for Season 2. While many of the episodes will feature celebrities and their actual families, a..." June 07

  • NFL curious about marijuana as potential medical alternative

    Sporting News "While it’s not saying so publicly, the NFL is exploring the viability of marijuana as a medical option for its players. In a profile on Ravens offensive tackle Eugene Monroe’s marijuana advocacy, the Washington Post reports NFL senior vice president for player health and safety Jeff Miller and..." June 07

  • Rams DE Robert Quinn aiming to get back to pass-rush dominance

    ESPN "Two short offseasons ago you couldn't take part in any conversation about the NFL's best pass-rushers without Los Angeles Rams defensive end Robert Quinn's name figuring prominently. Quinn was coming off a franchise record-setting 19 sacks in the 2013 season. That dominance landed him..." June 06

  • James Laurinaitis: With the Rams we couldn’t break .500, with the Saints that’s not acceptable

    Pro Football Talk "James Laurinaitis has spent his entire seven-year career with the Rams, and in those seven years the Rams never won more than seven games. Now Laurinaitis is with the Saints, and he thinks he’s in for a refreshing change. Laurinaitis noted that during his entire college career at Ohio State,..." June 04

  • Could Jets use Nick Foles as leverage against Ryan Fitzpatrick?

    Larry Brown Sports "The New York Jets may soon have another way to nudge Ryan Fitzpatrick into making some sort of decision. With the two sides still at an impasse on a new contract, there is some speculation that the Jets may want a decision as soon as possible and will either look to force the issue or look to..." June 04

  • Rams' Gurley looks to stay healthy, improve as receiver in 2nd year

    The Score "After taking home Offensive Rookie of the Year honors, finishing third in the league in rushing, and being elected to the Pro Bowl in his first season in the league, it would be understandable if Los Angeles Rams running back Todd Gurley already believed he possesses a complete skill..." June 03

  • Jeff Fisher: Tavon Austin could catch over 100 passes in 2016

    Sportsnaut "Every single year, expectations are high for Los Angeles Rams receiver Tavon Austin, the former No. 8 overall pick of the 2013 NFL Draft. This year is no different. Head coach Jeff Fisher, speaking with Rams reporter Dani Klupenger, said he could see Austin’s production double in the passing..." June 01

  • Rams QB Nick Foles skips start of OTAs

    ESPN "The selection of quarterback Jared Goff in this year's draft may not have made everyone happy in the Rams organization. Veteran quarterback Nick Foles, a regular when offseason workouts began April 18, has not participated in a team-run training session since the Rams took Goff first overall...." June 01

  • Jared Goff and his new Rams teammates will be getting their bond together at OTAs

    Los Angeles Times "He came onto their radar as a possible teammate two weeks before the NFL draft. Some might have seen Jared Goff when he played in college at California, others not until he walked onto a Chicago stage after he was announced as the No. 1 overall pick. At the team’s temporary training base in..." May 31

  • Inglewood cooked its books to lure NFL team, former accounting manager says

    Los Angeles Times "The lure of the NFL was just too much for Inglewood, a former city employee charges in a federal lawsuit. Barbara Ohno, Inglewood's former budget and accounting manager, claims that the future home of the Los Angeles Rams massaged its accounting books to mask its financial problems. In the..." May 31

  • Todd Gurley Truly Believes Rams Will Make The Super Bowl This Year

    TMZ "Rams stud Todd Gurley just made the first prediction of his young career ... saying his Rams are going to beat Los Angeles to the Super Bowl by four years ... and play in THIS YEAR'S game. Gurley was arriving at LAX when we talked to him about L.A. hosting Super Bowl LV in 2021. Obvious..." May 29

  • Wes Welker ready to retire? Receiver weighing his options

    NESN "Wes Welker isn’t quite sure what he wants to do. The 35-year-old wide receiver is coming off a lackluster season with the St. Louis Rams in which he caught just 13 passes for 102 yards in eight games. He hasn’t reached the 1,000-yard receiving mark since the 2012 season. But pulling the trigger..." May 26

  • Case Keenum knows he's listed as Rams' starting QB — in pencil

    Los Angeles Times "The trade to the top of the NFL draft did not unnerve him, the No. 1 pick was not a surprise and the aftermath, Case Keenum said, would not change the way he approaches his job. Keenum was the Rams’ presumptive starting quarterback going into off-season workouts. Nearly five months later, as..." May 26

  • Roger Goodell on NFL’s concussion issue: ‘This is our No. 1 priority’

    Sportsnaut "Holding a press conference at this week’s NFL spring meetings, commissioner Roger Goodell had to answer questions involving an Outside the Lines report suggesting that the league attempted to influence a government study on concussions. Primarily focusing on what seems to be league-mandated PR..." May 25

  • Rams GM admits Foles-Bradford trade put long-term QB situation at risk

    The Score "Los Angeles Rams general manager Les Snead admits the franchise was aware that trading Sam Bradford for Nick Foles was risky in terms of the team's long-term quarterback situation. Despite vociferously denying the team was interested in moving Bradford leading up to the eventual trade, Snead..." May 24

  • Atlanta, South Florida, L.A. chosen to host Super Bowls

    NFL.com "The NFL announced the locations for Super Bowls LIII, LIV, and LV on Tuesday, resulting in a lot of happy folks folks in Atlanta, South Florida, and Los Angeles. The NFL announced at the Spring League Meeting on Tuesday that Atlanta has won the right to host Super Bowl LIII in 2019. It will be..." May 24

  • Atlanta, L.A., Miami likely to host 2019-2021 Super Bowls

    Pro Football Talk "The NFL owners will decide on Tuesday which three cities will host the Super Bowls in 2019, 2020 and 2021, and that decision is expected to show that building a new stadium or rehabbing an old one is the path to hosting America’s biggest sporting event. Atlanta, Los Angeles and Miami are likely..." May 21

  • Report: NFL to move Pro Bowl to Orlando

    Orlando Sentinel "The National Football League is moving its Pro Bowl all-star game to Orlando, according to a report by Bloomberg.com. The Bloomberg report cited three people familiar with the matter confirming that Orlando has beaten out the event's traditional home of Honolulu, as well as Houston and Sydney,..." May 19

  • NFL owners poised to award Los Angeles a Super Bowl next week in Charlotte

    L.A. Daily News "When the Rams and Raiders bolted Los Angeles 22 years ago, it left L.A. with more than just a glaring hole relative to a National Football League team presence. It also meant the second-biggest market in the country was no longer allowed to host the Super Bowl. So for the last two decades,..." May 19

  • Free Agent S Dashon Goldson Has Reached Out To Rams & Raiders

    NFL Trade Rumors "In an interview with Sirius XM NFL Radio, free agent S Dashon Goldson mentioned that he’s reached out to the Rams and Raiders about a potential opportunity with them. Goldson added that he’s hoping to finish out his NFL career on the West Coast. The Rams actually brought Goldson in a for a..." May 18

  • Rams reach one-year deal with DT Dominique Easley, source says

    ESPN "The Los Angeles Rams have reached agreement on a one-year deal with former Patriots DT Dominique Easley, a source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter. Easley, who was projected to be the Patriots' top interior sub rusher in 2016, was surprisingly waived by the team in April. That had primarily..." May 17

  • 10 undrafted free agents who could make an impact in the NFL

    SB Nation "Carving out a spot on an NFL roster filled with veterans, free agent acquisitions and new draft selections is a lot for undrafted free agents to overcome. But every year players are able to pull it off. In 2015, there were 56 undrafted rookies who snagged a spot on a 53-man roster after..." May 17

  • NFL names new czar of discipline for on-field conduct

    Sporting News "Former All-Pro offensive tackle Jon Runyan was named the NFL's new czar of discipline for on-field conduct, the league announced Tuesday. Runyan, who also served as a congressman (R-New Jersey) from 2011-15, played 14 seasons in the NFL for four teams, most notably with the Philadelphia..." May 17

  • Ranking NFL's divisional worst-to-first contenders

    Tennessean "Optimism is never in short supply throughout the NFL offseason, even for the league's most moribund franchises. In a parity-driven league, a sudden rise never seems far off. The Washington Redskins were last season's lone worst-to-first story, but they proved it's possible to shed the standards..." May 17

  • Best offseason acquisitions for all 32 NFL teams

    ESPN "From free agents to coaches and draft picks to general managers, NFL Nation reporters select the top offseason pickup for every team: AFC EAST Buffalo Bills Outside linebacker Shaq Lawson Drafting Lawson at No. 19 overall was a steal for the Bills -- general manager Doug Whaley never..." May 16