Rams Rumors & News

  • NFL.com Introduces “Roster Options,” Which Is Basically a Way to Profit Off People Cheating at Fantasy Football

    Total Pro Sports "One of the key components of fantasy football is agonizing over your weekly roster, trying to decide which players are due for a big game and which should remain on the bench. It’s what makes fantasy football gratifying. If we didn’t have to use knowledge and instinct to make tough choices, we..." October 22

  • Robert Quinn, William Hayes questionable for Sunday

    Pro Football Talk "The Rams have been dealing with injuries to three of their starting defensive linemen in recent weeks and final word on how many of them will be available this Sunday in London won’t come until Sunday morning. Defensive ends Robert Quinn and William Hayes are both listed as questionable for the..." October 21

  • Aaron Donald fined for crashing Lions kneeldown

    Pro Football Talk "At the end of last Sunday’s victory over the Rams, the Lions lined up for quarterback Matthew Stafford to take the familiar kneeldowns that run out the clock on a win. The Rams weren’t willing to concede defeat, however, and defensive tackles Aaron Donald and Dominique Easley crashed into the..." October 21

  • Agent's Take: Here's 11 QBs who could be starting elsewhere in 2017, like Tony Romo

    CBS Sports "Everything starts with the quarterback in today's NFL. Sustained NFL success is difficult without good quarterback play, although the Broncos won Super Bowl 50 because of a suffocating defense. The search for the ever-elusive franchise quarterback drives some of the NFL's most important..." October 21

  • Rams' Fisher believes Beckham Jr. could become all-time best WR

    ESPN "The Los Angeles Rams have a history with Giants receiver Odell Beckham Jr., which probably shouldn't surprise you. Doesn't every team? Anyway, theirs took place during the second-to-last game of the 2014 season. Beckham boisterously celebrated a touchdown, as he is prone to do. And on the..." October 21

  • No. 1 overall pick Goff to get extended reps in Rams practice

    NFL.com "Case Keenum has played better than anyone could reasonably expect this season, especially last week in Detroit. But that doesn't mean the Los Angeles Rams have forgotten about their No. 1 overall draft pick. NFL Network's Steve Wyche reported on Thursday's Up to the Minute Live that Goff will..." October 21

  • The NFL is cracking down hard on illegal celebrations. Players and fans ask, why?

    Washington Post "Twerking? Don’t do it, Antonio Brown. Shooting a fake bow and arrow? No way, Josh Norman and Brandin Cooks. Taking off your helmet? Nope, Odell Beckham Jr. Shooting a jump shot over the crossbar? Forget about it, Vernon Davis. NFL officials are throwing penalty flags for illegal..." October 20

  • Sagging NFL TV ratings leave owners scrambling for answers

    USA Today "It’s an election year, silly. That wasn’t the entire company line, but the impact of the dramatic presidential election cycle was certainly a prevailing sentiment as NFL owners gathered Tuesday for their quarterly meeting and assessed the league's unusual and precipitous dip in TV..." October 19

  • Sean McDonough rips NFL officiating, blames it for ratings decline

    Larry Brown Sports "The Arizona Cardinals and New York Jets did not exactly put on a great show Monday night, and the officiating didn’t help. Head official Jerome Boger and his crew threw a whopping 19 penalty flags, making the game — which was never close — extremely hard to watch. Ratings have been down across..." October 18

  • Even in a loss, Rams WR Kenny Britt continues to shine

    ESPN "Kenny Britt has been in the NFL for eight years and has never reached 800 yards receiving in a season. By the time Sunday's 31-28 loss to the Detroit Lions ended, he was on pace for 1,312. The 28-year-old receiver put together one of his best performances Sunday for the Los Angeles Rams,..." October 17

  • Jeff Fisher apologizes to Lions' Jim Caldwell for kneel-down scrum

    Detroit Free Press "Los Angeles Rams coach Jeff Fisher said today that he apologized to Jim Caldwell for his team's play at the end of Sunday's 31-28 loss to the Detroit Lions, and that the decision to play through the victory formation "did not come from the sideline." "It was not a call. It was not something..." October 17

  • Stafford, Lions outlast Keenum, Rams

    The Sports Xchange "DETROIT -- Crucial throws by Matthew Stafford. A go-ahead field goal with under two minutes to play. A game-sealing interception. The Detroit Lions are living dangerously but they've discovered a winning formula. Their 31-28 victory over the Los Angeles Rams on Sunday at Ford Field was..." October 16

  • Kroenke attributes Rams’ recent struggles to youth

    Pro Football Talk "The Rams, for now, remain on the right side of .500, with a 3-2 record that could eventually result in a postseason berth. If, however, that becomes another 7-9 finish, owner Stan Kroenke apparently will understand. “We’re young,” Kroenke told the Associated Press while walking his dog at the..." October 15

  • L.A. Rams' T.J. McDonald Pleads Not Guilty To DUI ... Must Attend AA Meetings

    TMZ "L.A. Rams player T.J. McDonald has pled not guilty to his DUI charge stemming from his arrest back in May ... TMZ Sports has learned. As we previously reported, the 25-year-old safety was busted for a non-alcohol related DUI in Los Angeles on May 10th after he crashed into a parked car...." October 15

  • Is rookie Jared Goff's turn approaching for Rams?

    ESPN "The Los Angeles Rams fly to Detroit on Friday to face the Lions at Ford Field early Sunday afternoon. They'll then head directly to London later that night for a matchup the following Sunday against the New York Giants at Twickenham Stadium. And then they'll have their bye week. This could be a..." October 13

  • Donald Trump makes fun of NFL concussion protocol

    247 Sports "Donald Trump is apparently not a fan of the NFL's concussion protocol. The Republican nominee for president made fun of the amount of time players miss now due to head injuries. The NFL has made significant changes in its concussion protocol over the past few years. While players often miss a..." October 13

  • Fisher says Trumaine Johnson week-to-week

    Pro Football Talk "Rams Coach Jeff Fisher told reporters Tuesday that cornerback Trumaine Johnson will be “week-to-week” with the ankle injury he suffered in last week’s loss to the Bills. Fisher offered no further update. Johnson was carted off with what’s believed to be a high ankle sprain Sunday. " October 12

  • Rams claim former Jaguars CB Dwayne Gratz off waivers

    Today's Pigskin "The Los Angeles Rams got a boost to their secondary on Tuesday afternoon. According to sources, the team claimed former Jacksonville Jaguars cornerback Dwayne Gratz off waivers today. The Jaguars originally drafted Gratz in the third round of the 2013 draft out of the University of Connecticut...." October 11

  • Injury leaves Rams' standout cornerback in crutches

    Los Angeles Times "A 30-19 defeat to the Buffalo Bills on Sunday at the Coliseum was not the only loss suffered by the Rams. Cornerback Trumaine Johnson left the game because of an ankle injury. He was on crutches and his right foot was in a large protective boot as he exited the locker room. Johnson, who is..." October 10

  • Jeff Fisher Doesn't Make Excuses, Except this One

    The Big Lead "The Los Angeles Rams fell to 3-2 with a home loss to the Buffalo Bills on Sunday, moving Jeff Fisher one step closer to his natural equilibrium of .500. The defeat also yielded a tremendous and confounding postgame quote. “We don’t make excuses,” Fisher said. “But three of our four starting..." October 10

  • Coty Sensabaugh gets $4.5 million for four games with the Rams

    Pro Football Talk "It’s good work if you can get it. Cornerback Coty Sensabaugh, signed by the Rams after Janoris Jenkins defected for the Giants, received $4.5 million fully guaranteed in March. The Rams cut Sensabaugh on Saturday, four games into his three-year deal. Sensabaugh’s roster spot was filled by..." October 09

  • Bills outclass Rams for third consecutive win

    The Sports Xchange "LOS ANGELES -- LeSean McCoy ran for 150 yards, but the Buffalo Bills running back wasn't satisfied. "I should have had 200 yards," McCoy said. A go-ahead interception by cornerback Nickell Robey-Coleman, a late Tyrod Taylor touchdown pass and the running of McCoy lifted the Bills to a..." October 09

  • How can an NFL player go broke?

    Sporting News "How can an NFL player go broke? Originally answered on Sept. 7, 2016. This question originally appeared on Quora , the knowledge-sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. You can follow Quora on Twitter , Facebook , and Google+ . Any number of..." October 08

  • Frustrated on the ground, Rams' Gurley works on his receiving skills

    Los Angeles Times "Todd Gurley catches footballs before, during and sometimes long after Rams practices. He requests extra pass routes with quarterbacks, and grabs ball after ball after ball shot out of a machine. The work paid off for the running back in last week’s victory over Arizona. He caught five..." October 08

  • Report: NFL Threatens To Fine Teams If They Use Too Much Footage On Social Media

    Deadspin "Buried in Albert Breer’s column for MMQB this morning was a nugget suggesting just how seriously the NFL is taking their declining primetime TV audiences. Ratings in the 18-t0-49 demographic have fallen between 12 and 16 percent for Thursday, Sunday, and Monday night games, and the NFL,..." October 07

  • Ratings Fumble for NFL Surprises Networks, Advertisers

    Pro Football Talk "Fewer people have been watching the NFL on TV this year. The NFL previously had said nothing about it. Now, the NFL has. And it’s along the lines of, “All is well.” “We’re missing some stars out there,” NFL media chief Brian Rolapp said, via the Wall Street Journal. Indeed they are, in part..." October 07

  • Rams and the play of quarterback Case Keenum are surprising

    Los Angeles Times "the 2012 NFL draft class was loaded with high-profile quarterback prospects. Case Keenum was not one of them. Andrew Luck was chosen first overall, Robert Griffin III was second. Ryan Tannehill and Brandon Weeden also were first-round picks. Brock Osweiler went in the second round,..." October 06

  • Rams' Tavon Austin: Expected to play Sunday

    CBS Sports "Austin (shoulder) is expected to play Sunday against Arizona, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter." October 02

  • Rams hand disappointing Cards another loss

    The Sports Xchange "GLENDALE, Ariz. -- The Los Angeles Rams forced five turnovers, knocked Carson Palmer out of the game with a head injury and hung on to beat the Arizona Cardinals 17-13 on Sunday at University of Phoenix Stadium. Case Keenum connected with Brian Quick on a 4-yard touchdown pass with 2:36 left..." October 02

  • 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