Rams Rumors & News

  • Rams, Chargers to hold joint practices

    Pro Football Talk "Los Angeles has two teams now and they will start to get to know each other this summer while waiting for construction on the stadium they plan to share to be completed. The Rams and Chargers announced their training camp schedules on Thursday and they include joint practices at each team’s..." June 22

  • Rams waive defensive lineman Tyrunn Walker

    Pro Football Talk "The Rams released defensive tackle Tyrunn Walker on Thursday. They signed Walker in March to serve as a backup to Aaron Donald and Michael Brockers. Walker signed with the Saints as an undrafted free agent out of Tulsa in 2012. He made the roster but did not take the field as a rookie. Walker..." June 22

  • Women accuse former Saints, Rams defensive lineman Tyrunn Walker of rape in Lafayette

    The Advocate "Lafayette authorities are wrapping up an investigation into claims of sexual assault lodged by two women against Tyrunn Walker, a New Iberia native and former defensive lineman for the New Orleans Saints. Investigators declined to discuss the inquiry, which has been underway since March, but..." June 22

  • Rams Unlikely To Extend Trumaine Johnson

    Pro Football Rumors "The odds of the Rams reaching a long-term agreement with franchise-tagged cornerback Trumaine Johnson are extremely slim, according to Jason La Canfora of CBSSports.com. Los Angeles spoke with Johnson’s representatives regarding an extension only once, and the discussions weren’t fruitful enough..." June 20

  • Jared Goff on Rams offense: 'I've understood all of it and grasped all of it so far'

    ESPN "Sean McVay had canceled Thursday's final minicamp practice and still woke up at 4 in the morning that day. The offseason program is over, but the Los Angeles Rams' rookie coach is finding it difficult to unplug. So, he'll force himself to. Before the team reconvenes for training camp in late..." June 19

  • Jared Goff sorry to see Greg Robinson go

    Pro Football Talk "The only player on the Rams who was a higher draft pick than Greg Robinson was sorry to lose Robinson as a teammate. Rams quarterback Jared Goff, the first overall pick in last year’s draft, said he always enjoyed playing with Robinson, the second overall pick in the 2012 draft who was traded..." June 17

  • Sean McVay excited after first visit to Coliseum as Rams coach

    Los Angeles Times "Sean McVay watched from Virginia last August when the Rams played the Dallas Cowboys in a preseason game at the Coliseum that drew a crowd of more than 90,000. On Thursday night, the Rams’ new coach visited the historic stadium for the first time. “You can feel the energy here,” McVay told..." June 17

  • Greg Robinson trade illustrates a new way of thinking by the Rams

    L.A. Daily News "The writing was on the wall well before the Rams traded Greg Robinson to the Detroit Lions early Thursday morning for a sixth-round draft pick. So we won’t give them too much credit for acting decisively and wisely in completing the trade, which puts to rest the inglorious three-year Rams..." June 16

  • Pressed for a 2017 prediction, Wade Phillips aims high

    Pro Football Talk "The Rams had their annual all-access event on Thursday, where fans can plunk down an obscene amount of money to get up close and personal with current and former members of the organization. During the event, new defensive coordinator Wade Phillips was pressed for his thoughts on how the 2017..." June 16

  • Les Snead: “Nothing new” on Aaron Donald contract

    ESPN "The roars reverberated through the facility. Sean McVay informed his players on Wednesday afternoon that he was cancelling the Thursday morning practice, the final session of his offseason program, as a reward for all the hard work they put in over these past nine weeks. They were suddenly free to..." June 16

  • Sean McVay expects Tavon Austin to be a “big part” of the offense

    Pro Football Talk "Rams receiver Tavon Austin, the eighth overall pick in the 2013 draft, has for the most part underachieved during his time in the NFL, despite securing a contract extension a year ago. Now, a new coaching staff has arrived, Austin has been absent after wrist surgery, and plenty of new receivers..." June 15

  • Wade Phillips thinks his son will be a third-generation head coach

    Pro Football Talk "Six pairs of fathers and sons have been NFL head coaches, but Wade Phillips believes he’s going to be the first person ever to have both a father and a son who were NFL head coaches. Phillips said on PFT Live that his son, Washington tight ends coach Wes Phillips, has what it takes to be an NFL..." June 15

  • Rams drop down to two quarterbacks with offseason work done

    Pro Football Talk "The Rams added a third quarterback to the roster late last month, but Dylan Thompson’s time with the team has already come to an end. Thompson was waived on Thursday, a day after the Rams held the final practice of their offseason program. Thompson lasted longer with the Rams last year as he..." June 15

  • Rams trade former No. 2 pick Greg Robinson to Lions

    NFL.com "The Los Angeles Rams finally gave up on former No. 2 overall pick Greg Robinson. The Rams traded the offensive tackle to the Detroit Lions for a 2018 sixth-round pick, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported. ESPN first reported the trade. The teams later confirmed the news. The Lions..." June 15

  • Rams quarterback Jared Goff added weight this offseason

    Pro Football Talk "Rams quarterback Jared Goff is carrying a little more weight on his frame this year. Goff said Tuesday that he’s now up to 220 pounds. He was listed at 215 pounds in the Rams’ media guide last year. “Did my best in the months we had off to continue to train hard and my body continues to..." June 14

  • Rams Robert Quinn Underwent Thumb Surgery, Expected Back For Training Camp

    Pro Football Talk "Rams linebacker Robert Quinn is wearing a cast on his right hand after minor surgery, according to multiple reports. While coach Sean McVay told reporters in Los Angeles that Quinn will be ready for training camp, it continues a troubling trend for Quinn. He missed 15 games the past two..." June 14

  • Rams DT Aaron Donald Reports To Mandatory Minicamp, Despite Holdout Talk

    NFL Trade Rumors "Steve Wyche of NFL Media reports that Rams DT Aaron Donald has reported to the team for the start of mandatory minicamp on Tuesday. Yesterday, Ian Rapoport mentioned that Donald could skip minicamp workouts this week in an attempt to secure long-term extensions from their respective..." June 13

  • Aaron Donald's participation in Rams' minicamp is unclear

    Los Angeles Times "No one questions Aaron Donald’s importance to the Rams. Pro Football Focus last week called the three-time Pro Bowl defensive tackle the “single most dominant player in the NFL” heading into the 2017 season. But there is one major question about Donald on the eve of a mandatory minicamp,..." June 13

  • Le’Veon Bell and Aaron Donald could skip minicamps

    Pro Football Talk "Odell Beckham has shown up, but two other stars looking for new contracts could be skipping minicamps this week. According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell and Rams defensive tackle Aaron Donald aren’t considered locks to show up their respective teams’..." June 12

  • There are signs that second-year Rams QB Jared Goff might be much improved

    Los Angeles Times "Three weeks ago, when the Rams began organized team activity workouts, quarterback Jared Goff was asked to assess the change in offensive systems from last season. “It’s way different,” he said. That was no surprise: The Rams have a new coach in Sean McVay, a new quarterback-friendly scheme..." June 12

  • Super Bowl-pedigreed Kayvon Webster must show he can handle starting role with the Rams

    Los Angeles Times "Most of Kayvon Webster’s NFL snaps came on special teams, not in the secondary. The cornerback sat behind multiple Pro Bowl players while contributing to Denver Broncos teams that played in two Super Bowls. Now, for the first time, Webster is on track to start on defense. The Rams, with a..." June 11

  • Wade Phillips pushed for Texans to draft J.J. Watt

    Pro Football Talk "When the Rams prepare to face the Texans on November 12 in L.A., coach Sean McVay can thank defensive coordinator Wade Phillips for the lack of sleep McVay will be getting as he prepares to neutralize J.J. Watt. As explained in his book Son of Bum, Phillips had a key role in the decision of the..." June 11

  • Rams sign their top three draft picks

    Pro Football Talk "The first three picks in the Rams’ draft class all signed on Friday night. Rams second-round tight end Gerald Everett, third-round receiver Cooper Kupp and third-round safety John Johnson have signed, just after completing their work at Organized Team Activities. The Rams didn’t have a..." June 10

  • Lamarcus Joyner on bigger role with Rams: 'A dream come true'

    ESPN "Practice was over, several of his teammates had showered up and driven away, and Lamarcus Joyner remained on the field, all alone, jogging laps, dripping sweat. After three years of proving himself in a part-time role, the Los Angeles Rams are finally giving Joyner the opportunity he always wanted..." June 08

  • Eight NFL players that deserve huge raises

    Sportsnaut "Equal pay for equal play is not exactly how things roll in the NFL. This is especially true for many players drafted in the latter rounds. Those that excel end up vastly outplaying their contracts a couple of years into their careers. We are not suggesting that these particular players are..." June 08

  • Players' union believes language in many rookie deals violates CBA

    ESPN "The NFL Players Association has identified language in about 160 of this year's rookie contracts that it believes violates the collective bargaining agreement and is considering filing grievances to have the deals voided. "The union has undergone a comprehensive review of rookie contracts and..." June 07

  • Getting to know Rams linebacker and NFL hipster Connor Barwin

    ESPN "Connor Barwin, the Los Angeles Rams' new outside linebacker, doesn't fit the mold of your stereotypical football player. He is environmentally conscious, prefers getting around on his road bike, loves watching local bands, wears V-neck T-shirts and appreciates a good pourover coffee. He is, in..." June 05

  • Andrew Whitworth helping his second-year QB, and his rookie coach

    Pro Football Talk "After investing so heavily in a quarterback last offseason, the Rams made sure to protect him this offseason. And while new left tackle Andrew Whitworth has seen some good things from Jared Goff so far, he figures to play an even bigger role for the Rams than the obvious. Whitworth said that..." June 05

  • Stedman Bailey's NFL Comeback Final Surgery After Drive-By Shooting

    TMZ "Stedman Bailey is still focused on getting back in the NFL -- nearly 2 years after getting shot in the face -- and says he's undergoing one last surgery to increase his chances for a comeback. Bailey was a stud WR for the Rams before gunmen blasted on him while he was sitting in a car with..." June 05

  • Wade Phillips kicked officiating crew out of Bills’ facility over Music City Miracle

    Pro Football Talk "The new Wade Phillips book, Son of Bum, contains plenty of stories from decades of NFL experience. One story relates to the aftermath of the last time the Bills played in the postseason. In the offseason following a loss to the Titans as a result of the notorious Music City Miracle, an..." June 04

  • Potential landing spots for Jeremy Maclin

    NFL.com "Now that we've had time to digest Kansas City's Friday evening release of Jeremy Maclin, it's time to project where the veteran could be headed. At 29 years old, one would think he's got at least a couple more years of effective football left in him. As we detailed Friday, his stats did see a..." June 03

  • Is The NFLPA Still Preparing For A Lockout?

    Pro Football Rumors "We learned back in May that the NFLPA’s board of representatives had approved a plan that would set aside millions of dollars into a “work-stoppage fund,” allowing the players to make some money if an NFL season is cancelled or delayed. Now, it sounds like the Players Association wants the..." June 03

  • The NFL will allow liquor ads during their games this year

    The Comeback "You’re about to start seeing liquor ads during NFL games this season. According to the Wall Street Journal, the NFL has relented on allowing liquor ads during games, though the total spots will be limited to just four per game and two during pre and postgame shows. The NFL said it will accept..." June 03

  • Eric Dickerson, Jackie Slater attend Rams Legends event in a show of team unity across eras

    Los Angeles Times "It’s been nearly 70 years since Jim Hardy played quarterback for the Rams. But at 94, Hardy still apparently maintains his skills. “Even to this late date, I’ll get out in the neighborhood and punt and pass with the local kids,” Hardy said Thursday during a Rams Legends reunion event in..." June 02

  • Wade Phillips has a history of quickly making defenses great

    CBS Sports "Despite an offseason that qualifies as more or less successful, the Rams are being largely ignored as a potential sleeper team to make a leap in the NFC. Some projections are real down on Los Angeles, with SportsLine's computer system pegging them for a paltry four wins for the year and the worst..." June 02

  • Rams to sponsor LGBT pride event

    Sportsnaut "The Los Angeles Rams announced Thursday that they will sponsor an LGBT pride event. The Rams are participating in Venice Pride as a sponsor. As such they have adopted 14 blue lights in the “C” letter of the VENICE sign for the second annual event in Venice, Calif. “We are proud to work..." June 02

  • Sean McVay: Jared Goff has improved but the best QB will play for Rams

    CBS Sports "Jared Goff had a forgettable rookie season. There's no shame in that -- it happens every year, especially with quarterbacks drafted early and carrying the expectations of a franchise that has hit a rough patch. In seven starts in 2016, Goff, the first-overall pick, completed just 54.6 percent..." June 01

  • John Clayton cracks joke after being laid off by ESPN

    Sportsnaut "With ESPN since 1995, long-time NFL reporter John Clayton received news that he was the latest victim of layoffs from the sports leader. It’s just the latest example of ESPN cutting its budget as a way to make up for sagging ratings and profits. In confirming the news on Wednesday, the..." May 31

  • Jared Goff doesn’t seem like a lock to start at QB for Rams

    The Sports Daily "Jared Goff, the top pick in the 2016 NFL Draft, hasn’t panned out as well as the Los Angeles Rams might’ve hoped. Going into his sophomore year, it sounds like Goff might not even win the battle for the starting spot thanks to his development and a push by Sean Mannion. The team’s official..." May 31

  • NFLPA wants players to start saving money in advance of next work stoppage

    Pro Football Talk "It’s already been six years since the last NFL work stoppage. Which means that it’s only four years until, possibly, the next one. The NFL Players Association wants its players to be ready for it then by saving money now. “We wound up in a situation where unfortunately [savings] didn’t..." May 31

  • 11 recent NFL Draft picks on the verge of becoming busts

    Fox Sports "Every year, a handful of players taken in the first round turn out to be busts. It’s a disappointing trend in the NFL, but it’s the harsh reality teams and players have to face. There are a number of guys taken in recent drafts who are on the verge of becoming draft busts. Whether it’s due to..." May 31

  • Rams' franchise player Trumaine Johnson is a no-show at OTA workout

    Los Angeles Times "The long-term status of Rams cornerback Trumaine Johnson, in flux since the end of last season, took another turn Tuesday when he did not show up for an organized team activity workout. It might be innocuous — OTA workouts are voluntary — but for a team already missing star defensive tackle..." May 31

  • Rams add a third quarterback to the roster

    Pro Football Talk "With only two quarterbacks on their 90-man roster as Organized Team Activities got underway, the Rams were an outlier among the NFL’s 32 teams. That changed on Monday. The team announced that they have signed Dylan Thompson and that running back De’Mard Llorens has been waived in a..." May 30

  • Roger Goodell to speak at Rams event, tickets start at $550

    Sportsnaut "NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell will join broadcaster Al Michaels to speak at the annual Los Angeles Rams All-Access event at the Coliseum in June. This gives fans an opportunity to take photos with and chat up current and former members of the Rams. It’s also going to cost a pretty..." May 27

  • Robert Woods trying to be Rams' No. 1 receiver

    NFL.com "Back in his hometown of Los Angeles, Robert Woods is wasting no time settling in and stirring things up. Woods signed a big-time five-year contract with the Los Angeles Rams in free agency following a promising four-year stint in Buffalo. The former USC Trojan filled the void left by the..." May 27

  • NFL continues to punish top assistant coaches

    ALL 22 "There are probably a lot of disappointed assistant coaches around the NFL this week. At the beginning of the week, there was a sense of joy and triumph amongst them. However, that elation and satisfaction has been tabled. On Tuesday, when the NFL owners met in Chicago for their annual May..." May 26

  • Rams' Lamarcus Joyner happy he pushed for move from cornerback to free safety

    Los Angeles Times "The scene was among the most compelling in last year’s “Hard Knocks” series about the Rams. Lamarcus Joyner, a slot cornerback, met with former coach Jeff Fisher to explain his absence from a training camp workout. The second-round pick in the 2014 draft was frustrated about his lack of a..." May 25

  • Dickerson: Chargers have 'great shot' to outdo Rams

    San Diego Union-Tribune "Unwinding at a San Diego resort Sunday, former Los Angeles Rams great Eric Dickerson recalled his reaction 15 months ago upon learning that NFL owners had just given the San Diego Chargers the choice of joining the Rams in L.A. “I thought that was a joke – the Chargers coming to L.A.,”..." May 25

  • Super Bowl LV relocated to Tampa; L.A. to host SB LVI

    NFL.com "The Super Bowl's long-awaited return to Los Angeles will be delayed, but only for a year. Days after it was revealed the opening of the Rams and Chargers' joint stadium would be delayed by a year, league owners voted unanimously Tuesday to relocate the site of Super Bowl LV in 2021 from L.A. to..." May 23

  • Jared Goff learning new offense, trying to become a leader

    Pro Football Talk "The Rams have a new coach and a new offense and a still-kind-of-new quarterback who’s still trying to figure out how to play in the NFL. On Monday, Jared Goff addressed his adjustment to Sean McVay’s system. “It’s way different,” Goff told reporters. “It’s a way different offense. Personally,..." May 23