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St. Louis Rams
The St. Louis Rams had to turn the page quickly and forget about Mondays night 14-9 loss to the Seattle Seahawks, a missed opportunity to steal a victory that instead turned into their second consecutive defeat.
The Rams had a short turnaround to prepare for their Super Bowl XXXIV rematch with coach Jeff Fishers former team, the Tennessee Titans, on Sunday.
Here are three things to watch as the Rams (3-5) host the Titans (3-4) at the Edward Jones Dome:
Kellen Clemens, Take 2
Veteran backup quarterback Kellen Clemens produced some mixed results in his first start following the season-ending injury to Sam Bradford.
He completed just 15-of-31 passes for 158 yards, with two interceptions, and a quarterback rating of 36.8 --after two games, Clemens QB rating of 39.8 is only slightly better than Rams punter Johnny Hekkers 39.6 for his one incomplete pass in Week 3.
But it was Clemens who drove the offense 96 yards in 12 plays over the final 5:42 and had St. Louis in position to...
BEST OF MAXIM
This week the St. Louis Rams will face Jeff Fisher’s former football team the Tennessee Titans. Jake locker is expected to be back and play against the St. Louis Rams. The Rams lost a very close game to the Seattle Seahawks on Monday night. The Seattle team put up a struggle against the Rams outstanding […]
St. Louis Rams rookie WR Tavon Austin was a star at West Virginia as an all-purpose threat who could make big plays all over the field, but it hasn’t turned out quite the way he thought. Austin leads the Rams with 31 catches, however, he has just 207 receiving yards with a very low average of 6.7 yards a catch. Austin says that the adjustment from college to the pros has been a...
The St. Louis Rams have struggled as a franchise since the departure of Kurt Warner, but help was supposed to be on the way when the team drafted quarterback Sam Bradford. To date, that draft selection simply hasn’t panned out in the Rams’ favor, and Bradford has become the poster boy for CBA ensured structuring of rookie contracts.
When Bradford entered the NFL, he signed...
ST. LOUIS, Mo. (AP) Rams tight end Lance Kendricks has developed into more than just a red zone threat. He has at least two catches inside the opponents' 20 or a touchdown in each of his last five games.
The 6-foot-3, 250-pound Kendricks also is a solid blocker and has helped improve the Rams' running game in the past three weeks.
It's the best start for Kendricks since...
Tavon Austin has been given numerous chances by the St. Louis Rams, and he has not really been able to burst out of his shell. In college for the University of West Virginia he was one of the most productive offensive weapons in college football. He forced the St. Louis Rams to give up several […]
Last week: 28 (+0)
Kellen Clemens was essentially as you’d expect him against one of the league’s premier defenses, as he completed 15 of 31 for 158 yards and 2 interceptions in leading the Rams to 9 total points. The Rams’ defense kept them competitive against an elite team in a 14-9 loss, which might give Rams fans some hope for the rest of the season, but I question...
It's back to the Q&A grind this week, as Will of Rams Herd, Bloguin's St. Louis Rams blog, stops by to answer a few questions about this week's big matchup at the Edward Jones Dome against Cortland Finnegan, Jared Cook, William Hayes, some Rams players who did not in fact ever play for the Titans, and, oh yes, Jeff Fisher's mustache.
The last game between...
After being drubbed 35-11 by the San Francisco 49ers on a nationally televised game on Sept. 26, the Rams were 1-3 and looking for answers.
They decided to get back to the basics, to re-emphasize the run game and return to the power football that head coach Jeff Fisher is known for.
“We’re a different team,” said Fisher, whose Rams take on his former NFL team, the Tennessee...
Zac Stacy provided a much needed burst to the St. Louis Rams offense on Monday night against the Seattle Seahawks. Stacy turned in the first 100-yard performance for the Rams of the season as he rushed for 134 yards on 26 carries against a very stingy Seattle defense. It was just the second 100-yard runner allowed by the Seahawks this season, the other coming in week four when Houston...
Sometimes making the adjustment from college to the NFL seems easy. Other times, its pretty difficult and take a couple years. Rams WR and return man Tavon Austin says that his transition has been harder than he expected:
“This isn’t supposed to be easy,” he said. “Maybe it was a little harder than I thought at first. But all I can do is keep working.”
“It’s all about...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Throughout the St. Louis Rams' facility, there are various visual reminders of the franchise's crowning moment.
It was Super Bowl XXXIV in Atlanta on Jan. 30, 2000, and Tennessee Titans receiver Kevin Dyson is outstretched and reaching one yard short of the goal line to tie the game while being tackled by Rams linebacker Mike Jones as time expires. It...
Really Tavon, no sh*t.
Former West Virginia and St. Louis Rams rookie wide receiver Tavon Austin had hopes of being the NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year.
Instead, through 8 weeks, Austin leads the Rams with 31 catches, 207 receiving yard, while also averaging just 2.5 yards running the ball and 3.9 yards returning punts.
Austin spoke with the Associated Press, and admitted that...
Titans -3 at Rams
One of the biggest surprises from last week was the ground production of the Rams against the Seahawks. While projections and common sense told fantasy football players to stay clear of Zac Stacy, he had other ideas running for 136 yards against what was supposed to be a stingy Seattle defense. Unfortunately for the Rams, the rest of the offense wasn’t nearly...