Rams Rumors & News

  • New contract, fresh start for Dunbar

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "For Rams linebacker Jo-Lonn Dunbar, the 2013 season was like a bad dream. You know, the kind you try to forget. For starters, he had a reduced role in the defense as the strong side linebacker. After playing almost every down at weak side in 2012, he wasn’t on the field in the nickel package..." April 19

  • Rams to pick up fifth-year option on Robert Quinn

    Pro Football Talk "The Rams will reportedly add a fifth year to defensive end Robert Quinn’s contract. According to Jim Thomas of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, the club will pick up the 2015 option on Quinn, their 2011 first-round pick and one of the NFL’s top pass rushers, by the May 3 deadline. Quinn, 23,..." April 19

  • Rams to hold private workout for Watkins

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Just a few weeks ago at the NFL owners meetings, coach Jeff Fisher sounded like the Rams might pass on Sammy Watkins. But the Rams sure are taking a long look at the star wide receiver from Clemson. Widely considered the best wideout in the draft, Watkins paid a pre-draft visit to Rams Park on..." April 18

  • Sam Bradford for a cup of coffee?

    CBSSports.com "With the NFL Draft being just weeks away, our NFL Insider Jason La Canfora decided to write an in-depth piece Monday about how the Rams should consider trading quarterback Sam Bradford -- or at the very least see what kind of value he has on the open market. So we decided to pose the..." April 15

  • Rams should at least test the market for quarterback Sam Bradford

    CBSSports.com "At the risk of being inundated with phone calls from radio producers in the greater St. Louis area -- because that's what seems to happen merely by writing Sam Bradford's name in almost any context, the quarterback's very presence seemingly a hot-button issue on local sports talk -- I have a..." April 14

  • Pro Bowl to Arizona in 2015, slated to make Hawaii return in '16

    NFL.com "The National Football League announced today locations and dates for the next two Pro Bowls. The Pro Bowl following the 2014 season will be played on Sunday, January 25, 2015, and televised live on ESPN at 8 p.m. ET from University of Phoenix Stadium in Arizona, the site of Super Bowl XLIX a..." April 09

  • 10 intriguing storylines in the NFL preseason schedule

    USA Today "Are you ready for some experimental football? Granted, it's only the preseason schedule that the league announced Wednesday. Nonetheless, this summer's exhibition season provides a more compelling reason to watch -- at least during the first two weeks of games that won't seem as..." April 09

  • Rams GM Les Snead in talks with teams about trading No. 2 pick

    CBSSports.com "The Rams, because they traded away the right to draft No. 2 overall in the 2012 draft so the Redskins could take Robert Griffin III, have the No. 2 overall and the No. 13 overall picks in this year's draft. Aside from the Texans at No. 1 overall, the Rams might have the most leverage or power..." April 07

  • Rams won't be interested in acquiring RB Chris Johnson

    CBSSports.com "With Tennessee releasing running back Chris Johnson on Friday, CBSSports.com's Will Brinson speculated on where Johnson -- who has never rushed for less than 1,000 yards in a season -- would land for his new job. Though the Jets seems like a pretty good bet (even if New York reportedly hadn't..." April 05

  • A week after getting an NFL job, Greg Reid gets arrested again

    Pro Football Talk "Cornerback Greg Reid worked hard to get to the NFL. His stay may end up being a short one. According to ESPN.com, the Rams defensive back was arrested Saturday for violating probation. The specifics of the violation haven’t been disclosed. Reid had been placed on probation after a 2012..." April 01

  • Jeff Fisher could be Jaguars' nemesis one more time

    Florida Times Union "The Jaguars rivalry with coach Jeff Fisher has waned now that he is coaching the St. Louis Rams and they play the Jaguars only once every four years. It was different when he was coaching the Titans in the Jaguars division and beat them three times in 1999, including a victory in the AFC title..." April 01

  • 18d
    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Rams' 1-year deal with former Titans WR Kenny Britt includes $550K guaranteed.

  • Fisher expects more from Tavon Austin this season

    NFL.com "St. Louis Rams coach Jeff Fisher dismissed the idea that the team would use the No. 2 overall draft pick on wide receiver Sammy Watkins -- considered by many as the draft's best offensive weapon. That notion conjured some skepticism from Rams fans who don't see a game-changing player among..." March 31

  • Fisher knows there’s no RG3 deal to be had this year

    ESPN.com "Speaking to reporters at this week's owners meeting in Orlando, St. Louis Rams coach Jeff Fisher made it clear that any potential trade involving his team's No. 2 overall pick this year isn't likely to come to fruition in advance of May's draft. “(We have) not really had any discussion with..." March 30

  • Former Florida State star Greg Reid finally makes it to the NFL

    Pro Football Talk "There was a time during his college career when Greg Reid looked like a sure thing to have a good career in the NFL. He was a starting cornerback at Florida State, a bowl game MVP, and the NCAA’s punt return leader. But Reid got kicked off the team at Florida State after multiple arrests, tore his..." March 29

  • 24d
    Jim Thomas @jthom1

    Fisher, on RB Zac Stacy's evolving role with Rams: "I think over time, he'll probably be that 70-percent of the carries guy."

  • New NFL rules include more fumble reviews, higher goalposts

    USA Today "Five rules changes, an extensive crackdown on on-field taunting and abusive language and a two-game preseason experiment that will move extra-point attempts from the 2-yard line to the 20 (effectively a 38-yard try) will bring a new look to the 2014 NFL season. Representatives from all 32 teams..." March 26

  • 24d
    Adam Caplan @caplannfl

    Veteran QB Shaun Hill is expected to sign a 1-yr deal with the #Rams, per source.

  • 25d
    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    Alex Carrington has agreed to a deal with the #Rams, source says. They find their D-line help.

  • Snead says Rams have “better than 50 percent” chance of signing Britt

    Pro Football Talk "Receiver Kenny Britt remains a free agent. He may not be a free agent for much longer. The chatter at the league meetings indicates Britt could pick his next team within the next 48 hours. In an interview with PFT, Rams G.M. Les Snead pegged Britt’s chances of landing in St. Louis at “better..." March 25

  • 26d
    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Rams signed former Florida State standout CB Greg Reid, who has recovered from two ACL surgeries and worked out for teams at FSU Pro Day.

  • NFL may expand to four London games in 2015

    Pro Football Talk "The NFL isn’t done playing American football in London. In fact, not only is the NFL putting three games in London in 2014, but the London package may grow to four games in London in 2015. According to Albert Breer of NFL Network, that’s one of the subjects that will be discussed — although not..." March 24

  • Rams coach Jeff Fisher interested in Mark Sanchez

    USA Today "Count the St. Louis Rams as interested in former New York Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez following the fifth-year veteran's Friday release by the Jets. "I'd say that there is interest. I can't say how much. But there certainly would be interest,'' Rams coach Jeff Fisher told USA TODAY Sports..." March 24

  • Rams, Bills, Packers & Browns landing spots for Sanchez

    Fansided "Friday afternoon, in a move that most saw coming on the horizon, the New York Jets cut ties with their former franchise quarterback, Mark Sanchez, before he was due his roster bonus. So now, no matter what you happen to think of him, there is a quarterback on the market that has thee experience of..." March 22

  • 30d
    Ed Werder @Edwerderespn

    Source says there's trade interest inTitans RB Chris Johnson. But doesn't seem to me Rams or Cardinals involved despite RB need.

  • NFL may expand replay to personal fouls, and more

    Pro Football Talk "Two of the 13 rule changes the NFL is considering involve expanding the use of instant replay by allowing coaches to challenge personal foul penalties — and potentially much more than just that. The first proposal, put forward by Washington, is to make personal fouls reviewable. This has been..." March 20

  • Rams play waiting game with free agents

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "As NFL free agency heads into its second week, the wait continues for the Rams to sign their first free agent from another team. Quarterback Shaun Hill of Detroit completed his visit to Rams Park on Tuesday and headed home without a contract. But the parties continue to talk and it’s possible..." March 19

  • NFLPA elects new president Eric Winston

    CBSSports.com "With the tenure of NFLPA president Domonique Foxworth coming to an end, three finalists -- free agent tackle Eric Winston, free agent safety Ryan Clark and Saints tight end Ben Watson -- emerged to try to replace him. Winston ranks No. 125 on the CBSSports.com free agent list, and he was..." March 19

  • 34d
    Jim Thomas @jthom1

    Free agent QB Shaun Hill of Detroit visiting Rams on Monday. Potential backup for Bradford now that Kellen Clemens has gone to San Diego.

  • St. Louis Rams meet with Anthony Spencer

    Fansided "Free agent linebacker Anthony Spencer is going to be visiting the St. Louis Rams on Sunday and may finally find a contract that takes him off the market. Spencer is one of many Cowboys free agents who are looking for new jobs and while a return to Dallas isn’t out of the question, the Rams are..." March 16

  • Career year was good for Clemens

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Early on Friday afternoon, Rams quarterback Kellen Clemens sent out a tweet welcoming Rodger Saffold back to the team. A couple of hours later, Clemens was no longer a Ram. That’s the NFL for you. Not For Long. Clemens agreed to terms on a two-year, $3 million deal to back up Philip Rivers..." March 16

  • 34d
    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    WR Kenny Britt, who visited the #Rams today, is heading to New England to visit the #Patriots tomorrow, source says.

  • St. Louis Rams not done yet in free agency

    Fansided "Just because the St. Louis Rams re-signed a couple players in positions that they needed to address in the offseason doesn’t mean they are done going after free agents. And just because they have two of the top 13 picks in the upcoming NFL Draft doesn’t mean they are not still looking to players..." March 15

  • 36d
    Albert Breer @AlbertBreer

    The Dolphins are finalizing a 2-year deal with CB Cortland Finnegan, per source.

  • 36d
    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    #Titans WR Kenny Britt is set to visit the #Rams in the coming days, per source. Played for now-Rams coach Jeff Fisher while in Tennessee

  • 37d
    Michael Silver @MikeSilver

    According to a Raiders source Mark Davis pulled plug on Saffold deal. Could have had surgery and been ready for training camp. Mark said no

  • Rams Re-Sign LB Jo-Lonn Dunbar

    NFL Trade Rumors "Mike Garafolo reports that the Rams have re-signed LB Jo-Lonn Dunbar to a two-year contract. However, Ian Rapoport mentions that it could be as much as worth $3.5 million, so one of these figures is likely accurate. Dunbar, 29, was released Dunbar back in September of last year following a..." March 13

  • 37d
    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    The #Chargers agreed to terms with QB Kellen Clemens, former #Rams backup.

  • Rodger Saffold fails physical with Raiders, returns to Rams on five-year deal

    SI.com "On Tuesday, offensive lineman Rodger Saffold agreed to a five-year, $42.5 million deal with the Oakland Raiders. A little more than 24 hours later, he was back with the St. Louis Rams on a separate five-year contract after failing his physical in Oakland. In what has been a frantic and often..." March 13

  • Rams release guard Harvey Dahl

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "One day after learning that Rodger Saffold will not be returning to St. Louis, the Rams cut ties with another offensive lineman Tuesday, releasing veteran right guard Harvey Dahl. The move was expected. Dahl was due a $500,000 roster bonus later this week, and was scheduled to make $3.5 million..." March 12

  • 39d
    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Former Rams OT Rodger Saffold reached agreement on a 5-yr, $42.5M deal that includes $21M gtd with Raiders.

  • Rams don't expect a free-agent frenzy

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "One of the major themes at Rams Park this offseason is developing all those draft picks piled up in the past two years, not making a big splash in free agency. “When you look at free agency, this is the year we’ve targeted probably to be a little less active ... than others,” Rams executive..." March 09

  • 41d
    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    The #Rams were among the teams that inquired today on #Bills S Jairus Byrd, per source. That was a bit unexpected and interesting.

  • Rams' Saffold will hit the open market

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Although the dialogue continues between the Rams and the agents representing offensive lineman Rodger Saffold, it’s becoming evident that Saffold will not be re-signed by the start of free agency on Tuesday. In fact, one of those agents — Alan Herman — flatly stated that will be the case. “Rodger..." March 07

  • Fisher had to admit his mistake on Finnegan

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Financially speaking, cornerback Cortland Finnegan was a free-agent bust. The Rams gave Finnegan a five-year deal for $50 million, and though he didn't get all of that loot, the contract did include $27 million in guarantees. (Finnegan collected much of that $27 million, but frankly I'm..." March 06

  • 45d
    Adam Caplan @caplannfl

    While rumors persist and things could always change, indications are that the #Rams will keep C Scott Wells for next season.

  • Cortland Finnegan says his goodbye to St. Louis

    Pro Football Talk "When coach Jeff Fisher took over the Rams, bringing in Cortland Finnegan was an obvious hire, to add the kind of toughness he thought the Rams needed. With his recent play and his salary, getting rid of him was just as obvious. Finnegan just tweeted out what appears to be his goodbye to the..." March 05

  • Rams, Rodger Saffold contract talks expected to 'intensify'

    Turf Show Times "Will the Rams be able to hang onto versatile offensive lineman Rodger Saffold? They're going to give it their best shot. It may be cold outside, but it's heating up inside Rams Park! (See what we did there?) Contract talks between free agent tackle/guard/injured reserve list frequent flyer..." March 04

  • NFL might experiment with making extra-point attempts longer

    NFL.com "The NFL Competition Committee has discussed experimenting this preseason with a longer -- much longer -- extra-point try. According to one member, the committee's meetings this weekend included preliminary talks about placing the ball at the 25-yard line for the extra-point kick -- which would..." March 03

  • Jury rejects age discrimination claim against St. Louis Rams

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "A federal jury on Friday found in favor of the St. Louis Rams and against a woman who claimed she was forced out because of her age. Lory Fabian, 56 at the time, sued the Rams and associated companies in 2012, claiming that she was one of a series of older employees who lost out to “young,..." March 01