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ST. LOUIS -- Sam Bradford learned something about the Rams during their two-hour-plus workout at the Edward Jones Dome on Saturday. As quick as his new teammates have been scurrying around on the grass fields at Rams Park, they look even quicker on the artificial turf where the team will play its home games.
"We do play faster," Bradford said. "In here today, there was a lot of speed."
The fastest of the new Rams, rookie receiver Tavon Austin, noticed a difference, too.
"I felt like I was home back at West Virginia," Austin said. "It felt good to get out there and make a couple of plays, show the fans what I can do."
Bradford actually noticed the Rams moving faster Friday when weather forced the team to move part of practice into its indoor facility at Rams Park. "When we got on that artificial turf, there was a noticeable difference about how much faster we were," Bradford said.
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St. Louis Rams cornerback Cortland Finnegan introduced the game “Smack Cam” to his teammates to get a few laughs as they get through training camp. Here are the rules from the Rams team website: Players only. If any player is at any time wearing team issued Rams gear, he’s
The St. Louis Rams knew at the end of the 2012 season that they needed to surround QB Sam Bradford with some weapons if they expected their young signal caller to go to the next level.
TE Jared Cook was one of their free agent targets. A big (6'5, 248) and athletic pass catcher who has just started to become a threat, but the Rams think his upside is considerable.
The St Louis Rams have already proven they have a defense that could finish in the top ten when the season ends, but they have shown in the past few seasons that having a solid defense doesn’t necessarily translate into wins. The team still needs play makers on offense to score some points for them.
The Rams made significant signings during the offseason to help move the ball...
Former St. Louis Rams great WR Isaac Bruce stopped by the team’s camp to lend some advice to the team’s young receivers Tavon Austin and Stedman Bailey.
The two former West Virginia players met with former Rams All-Pro WR Isaac Bruce following the team's practice session.
"It's just a blessing to talk to someone like that," Bailey said, via Steve Overbay...
ST. LOUIS -- All the oohs and ahs emanating from the early training camp workouts at Rams Park haven't been reserved for the playmaking of the flashy new receivers and the occasional big hits from the defense.
The punter has wowed the record crowds, too. That's right. The punter. Given a chance to punt in front of last Saturday's record crowd, Johnny Hekker was launching...
ST. LOUIS, Mo. -- If you showed up late, you missed it.
Sam Bradford's handoff to receiver Tavon Austin was the first play of Saturday's scrimmage at the Edward Jones Dome.
It was also the first play Austin was asked about after the practice session came to its end.
"That's where my heart has always been," Austin said with a smile. "Running back. That&...
Jared Cook blocking for Bradford Photo by Jeff Curry/ USA Today Sports
3. Jared Cook
Heading into the offseason the St Louis Rams needed to surround quarterback Sam Bradford with some firepower on offense. One of the biggest surprises came when they signed tight end Jared Cook to a five-year $35 million deal.
Cook stands at 6-foot-5 and weighs 248 pounds, with wide receiver speed...
A lot of questions at the running back position were abound after the departure of star RB Steven Jackson, but things seem to be looking on the upside for the Saint Louis Rams in training camp.
Not one, or two, but three young backs - Isaiah Pead, Daryl Richardson and 5th round pick Zac Stacy, could form quite a formidable triple threat if things progress the way head coach...
Cornerback has started a bit of whipped cream warfare at St. Louis Rams training camp. Finnegan started the “Smack Cam” movement that involves one person slamming a whipped cream pie into the face of another and it has quickly caught on with his teammates.
Finnegan still boasts the most impressive and creative Smack Cam attacks, including the one you can see above, which victimizes...
The St. Louis Rams’ locker room has turned into a massive war of smack cam, and we are loving every second of it. Below are just a few of the videos being posted which feature Rams players putting whipped cream on a plate and smacking a teammate in the face. Simple, right? Some official rules courtesy of the Rams:
The rules are pretty simple: it’s a game for players only....
(Eds: With AP Photos.) Will Witherspoon's return gave the St. Louis Rams veteran insurance at linebacker and a mentor for first-round pick Alec Ogletree.
It also put Witherspoon much closer to the farm where he's raising grass-fed beef.
The 6-foot-1, 240-pound Witherspoon signed July 18 with St. Louis to begin a second stint with the Rams.
''It's good to be...
For those of you who haven’t seen it, “smack cam” is one of the latest — and most violent — trends that is sweeping the world of social media. Basically, smack cam consists of people whacking their friends in the face with any item that is readily accessible and posting a short video of it [...]