Rams Rumors & News

  • 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

  • Martz compares Goff, Wentz to Rams legend Warner

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "During the predraft process, longtime college and NFL coach Ted Tollner helped quarterbacks Jared Goff and Carson Wentz get ready for the pro game. His son, Ryan Tollner, is their agent. One day, long before the NFL Scouting Combine, Ted wasn’t available to guide the highly-touted prospects..." May 16

  • NFL has no comment on possible violation by Eagles with Wentz/Goff talks

    Pro Football Talk "On Thursday, PFT reported that the Eagles secured a verbal commitment from quarterbacks Jared Goff and Carson Wentz that both would accept offsets if the Eagles traded up to No. 2 and made one of them the selection. Some have suggested that the Eagles violated the rules by engaging in pre-draft..." May 13

  • 10 players on the roster bubble heading into training camp

    The Score "The most exciting stage of free agency has come and gone, but there are still plenty of moves to be made before the 2016 season gets underway. With the NFL draft now in the books, and teams having added plenty of competition to their respective rosters, a number of veteran players will be..." May 11

  • Study reveals interesting data about NFL player suicide rate

    The Comeback "According to government research, NFL players are less likely to commit suicide than the average man in the general population. The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health performed research on over 3,000 retired players, and that research showed that NFL players were less likely..." May 11

  • L.A. Rams' T.J. McDonald -- Arrested for DUI ... Allegedly Hits Parked Car

    TMZ "L.A. Rams safety T.J. McDonald was arrested for DUI early Tuesday morning after cops say he crashed into a parked car ... TMZ Sports has learned. We're told McDonald waited for police to arrive and when they got there, cops noticed something was off about the 25-year-old ... so they brought..." May 11

  • 10 NFL players who are destined for breakout seasons in 2016

    USA Today "As rookie camps and OTAs get going around the league, prepare yourself for hype season. You know, that’s the time of the year when you start to hear that Young Player X is dominating in practice and primed for a big year. We’ve picked out ten players who will undoubtedly create that buzz over the..." May 11

  • N.F.L. Concussion Payouts Have Lenders Circling

    New York Times "The offers seem too good to pass up: Loans worth tens of thousands of dollars with no money down and no time limit for paying it back. The main catch, sometimes buried in the fine print, is the interest rate of 40 percent or higher. “We take the weight off your shoulders,” reads one pitch,..." May 09

  • Rams’ Jared Goff ‘doing great job’ learning offense

    Sportsnaut "Jared Goff’s first introduction to the Los Angeles Rams’ offense went swimmingly, based on comments made by head coach Jeff Fisher during the team’s rookie mini-camp over the weekend. “He’s doing a great job picking up our offense,” Fisher said, per the team’s website. “We’ve given him a lot..." May 09

  • Jeff Fisher: Jared Goff is “doing a great job” of picking up the offense

    Pro Football Talk "Only nine days ago, the Rams made quarterback Jared Goff the first pick in the draft. Through two days of rookie minicamp, Goff is doing well. “As far as Jared is concerned, I thought he did a really good job,” Fisher told reporters on Saturday. “A little frustrated at times for him because..." May 08

  • Stan Kroenke compares Jared Goff to Kurt Warner, who he endorsed

    USA Today "Stan Kroenke couldn’t help but get a bit nostalgic. Betting the farm on prized rookie Jared Goff reminds the Los Angeles Rams owner of the time he signed off on another quarterback, one who went on to make quite a name for himself — Kurt Warner. It was the summer of 1998. Warner, who spent..." May 06

  • Jared Goff might be only rookie quarterback to start Week 1

    This Given Sunday "We haven’t been without a Week 1 rookie starting quarterback since 2007, and we haven’t been without at least one rookie starting QB for a full week of the regular season since Week 10 of that year. In other words, we’ve had 143 consecutive weeks with at least one rookie starter, dating back..." May 06

  • Rams Sign 19 Undrafted Free Agents

    Pro Football Rumors "After including a handful of their 2016 draft picks in the trade package that allowed them to move up to No. 1 to snag California quarterback Jared Goff, the Rams only drafted six players last week, with all of them but Goff coming off the board on Day 3. However, Los Angeles has supplemented its..." May 05

  • Rams, Jared Goff hoping to buck trend of 'Air Raid' misses

    ESPN "At first blush, the pairing of quarterback Jared Goff and the Los Angeles Rams doesn't make much sense from a schematic standpoint. Goff spent 99 percent of his college career at California lined up in the shotgun or pistol formation. The Rams spent less time in those formations than any NFL..." May 04

  • NFLPA warns players against meat that could trigger positive PED test

    Fox Sports "Almost every athlete who tests positive for a banned PED says he must have ingested something unknowingly, and now there’s evidence that can actually happen – if you eat a lot of meat in China or Mexico. The NFL Players Association sent a letter to its members this week warning them that eating..." May 03

  • Art of the Deals: How QBs Goff, Wentz and Lynch got drafted

    SI "It was as if Paxton Lynch knew something. The genial and power-forward-sized quarterback out of Memphis politely declined the NFL’s invitation to spend the first night of the draft in the Green Room at the Auditorium Theatre in Chicago, choosing instead to throw a draft/bowling party for himself..." May 03

  • Rams use late rounds in NFL draft to create arsenal for Goff

    CSN Bay Area "Two days after landing Jared Goff, the Los Angeles Rams went out and got him a whole bunch of targets in the later rounds of the NFL draft. The Rams picked troubled Western Kentucky tight end Tyler Higbee and South Carolina receiver Pharoh Cooper in the fourth round. Los Angeles chose another..." May 02

  • Rams take tight end facing assault charges

    Pro Football Talk "The Rams got quarterback Jared Goff a tight end early in the fourth round, and the Rams apparently don’t mind that Tyler Higbee is facing assault charges. Higbee was arrested earlier this month near the Western Kentucky campus and charged with second degree assault, second degree evading police..." April 30

  • Rams add weapon for Goff with WR Pharoh Cooper in 4th round

    The Score "The Los Angeles Rams have selected receiver Pharoh Cooper out of South Carolina in the fourth round of the 2016 NFL Draft, 117th overall. A highly productive player in college, Cooper brings some versatility to the Rams' receiving corps." April 30

  • Mike Maccagnan denies report Jets are discussing Nick Foles trade

    Newark Star-Ledger "Shortly before Jets general manager Mike Maccagnan met with reporters Saturday, for the final time in this year's NFL Draft, a report emerged that the Jets were discussing a trade for Rams quarterback Nick Foles. It came from The Huffington Post's Jordan Schultz Maccagnan essentially denied..." April 30

  • Report: Rams put Nick Foles and Case Keenum on trade block

    Sportsnaut "One day after the Los Angeles Rams selected Jared Goff with the No. 1 pick of the 2016 NFL Draft, the franchise has put Nick Foles and Case Keenum up for auction on the trade block, per Mike Silver of NFL Network. While neither quarterback is a treasured prospect, the Rams might see some action..." April 29

  • Top pick Goff calls himself 'good fit' for Rams

    The Score "The Los Angeles Rams felt they needed to make a big splash in their return to one of the biggest markets in the country, and they did so by selecting a California boy with the first overall pick. While it was generally considered a lock for Jared Goff to be taken No. 1 leading up to the draft,..." April 29

  • Rams select Cal QB Jared Goff with No.1 overall pick

    ESPN "For the second time in seven years, the Los Angeles Rams used the first overall pick in the NFL draft on a quarterback, kicking off Thursday's festivities by selecting California's Jared Goff. Goff is the 22nd quarterback taken with the first overall pick in the common draft era (since 1967)..." April 29

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    Manish Mehta @MMehtaNYDN

    Los Angeles Rams select QB Jared Goff with the first pick of the 2016 NFL Draft. ... Eagles are on the clock and will select Carson Wentz.

  • “4 Or 5” Teams Have Reached Out To Rams About QB Nick Foles

    NFL Trade Rumors "Nick Wagoner of ESPN reports that “4 or 5” teams have reached out to the Rams about QB Nick Foles. However, they still want to see how things go in the draft before getting serious about a potential deal. Wagoner adds that the Rams are hoping to move Foles via a trade after they come away..." April 28

  • Cris Collinsworth to call Thursday Night Football with Mike Tirico

    Awful Announcing "It’s been widely reported that Mike Tirico will be joining NBC and calling Thursday Night Football this season. According to the Miami Herald’s Barry Jackson, his partner will be Sunday Night Football analyst Cris Collinsworth: At the NFL owners meetings in Boca Raton last month, NBC Sports..." April 28

  • Rams won't inform Goff or Wentz of decision until they're on the clock

    The Score "The Los Angeles Rams have made it clear they intend to keep the NFL world guessing right up until they make their selection with the No. 1 overall pick in Thursday's draft. That apparently includes the two quarterback prospects they're choosing between, Jared Goff and Carson Wentz. Los..." April 28

  • How quickly will the Rams lean on their No. 1-drafted QB?

    L.A. Daily News "When Jared Goff and Carson Wentz finished their respective visits with the Rams a week ago, head coach Jeff Fisher gave them both a simple message. “Get used to handing the ball to 30.” That, of course, being star tailback Todd Gurley, the reigning NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year who is..." April 28

  • Rams won’t tell Jared Goff or Carson Wentz who they will draft No. 1

    Sportsnaut "The Los Angeles Rams are either still debating who they are taking No. 1 overall or they are following league orders to remain mum on the subject. Either way, neither Jared Goff nor Carson Wentz will get a phone call until right before they are called up to the podium on Thurasday night in..." April 26

  • From DeflateGate to tampering, how 4 teams forfeited picks in the 2016 NFL Draft

    SB Nation "Forfeited draft picks are a rare occurrence in the NFL, but they do happen -- just not as frequently as they did this year. In fact, the 2016 NFL Draft will have four teams forced to give up a pick due to various infractions. This is the biggest amount of lost picks since 2012, when the New..." April 26

  • Report: Mike Tirico is leaving ESPN for NBC

    Sports Business Daily "Mike Tirico, one of ESPN’s best known on-air voices, is leaving the network for NBC, according to several sources. Tirico has been a mainstay with ESPN since '91, and given his many roles at ESPN, he will be an incredibly difficult talent to replace. Tirico has been ESPN's on-air face of the NFL,..." April 25

  • NFL asked Rams to keep their plans for first pick quiet

    The Big Lead "Jared Goff is going 1st in the NFL Draft Thursday. It’s a 100% lock. The Los Angeles Rams didn’t trade up for Carson Wentz, who isn’t NFL ready. Everyone credible who reports on these matters has said so. Including Mike Silver, who was in the Rams’ war room three of the last four years. Silver..." April 25

  • Several teams interested in Nick Foles

    NFL Trade Rumors "ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that “several” teams have interest in Rams QB Nick Foles, and he believes this could be something to watch in the coming days. Peter King adds that the Rams could get a 2016 draft pick for Foles. However, King doesn’t see the Broncos will be interested in acquiring..." April 25

  • Report: '99.9%' Rams to Take Goff with No. 1 Pick

    Bleacher Report "Jordan Raanan of NJ.com reported that he heard Goff is "99.9 percent the pick at No. 1," adding that the "entire league knows" the Los Angeles Rams will select the former California quarterback. On April 21, the Rams announced they recently hosted Goff on a visit a week after the franchise..." April 24

  • NFL players investing in cannabis pain-management

    Denver Post "The former Broncos’ quarterback and other retired and active NFL players believe Cannabidiol, or CBD, a nonpsychoactive compound in cannabis, could be an alternative to potent painkillers used by players in the league. Nestled at the base of the Flatirons and tucked behind a dog park is Jake..." April 23

  • Stan Kroenke says Rams’ trade to No. 1 was “purely football”

    Pro Football Talk "The Rams may want to make a splash in Los Angeles, but that’s not why they traded up to the first overall pick in the draft. That’s the word from Rams owner Stan Kroenke, who says the team made a decision based entirely on getting better on the field, not on selling tickets or building buzz..." April 22