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There is plenty to like about Steve Spagnuolo, as many of his players will attest, but a coach is measured on wins, and he simply hasn't had enough victories in his three seasons in St. Louis. And that’s why Spags will be packing his bags after Sunday’s game against the 49ers ends one of the worst coaching tenures since the 1970 NFL/AFL merger.

Requiem on Steve Spagnuolo: The Little Things Didn't Add Up To Big Things

Steve Spagnuolo approached his job as head coach of the Rams with a simple mantra: do the little things right, and the rest (i.e. winning) will take care of itself. Unfortunately for him, he didn't get the little things right. And the rest did not, in fact, take care of itself. Bernie Miklasz wrote yesterday about the Rams and their culture of "Try," which was...

Rams fire coach, GM after another dismal year

The St. Louis Rams have fired coach Steve Spagnuolo and general manager Billy Devaney.

Steve Spagnuolo Is Fired By Rams, Now Will Next Shoe Drop

As expected the St. Louis Rams have fired head coach Steve Spagnuolo.  Jay Glazer of Fox Sports was the first to make the report that Rams owner Stan Kroenko had let Spags go.  He former Eagles linebacker coach is expected to be one of the hottest defensive coordinator candidates on the market this off season. He [...]

Bradford’s contract could make it hard to trade him

Every new G.M. wants to hire his own coach, and every new coach wants to find his own quarterback.  And so, with both G.M. Billy Devaney and coach Steve Spagnuolo in danger of being fired by the Rams after Sunday’s season finale against the 49ers, there’s no guarantee that their replacements will want to keep…

Rams wrap up season with questions lingering

ST. LOUIS An offseason of unknowns began with a handshake. The final seconds ticked toward his 38th loss in 48 games as the St. Louis Rams' embattled coach, and Steve Spagnuolo paced his sideline searching for players to greet. He walked to his left and found long snapper Jake McQuaide and punter Donnie Jones. Then he jogged near midfield and wrapped his left arm around San...

Steve Spagnuolo Fired By Rams

Jay Glazer of FOX Sports reports that the St. Louis Rams have fired coach Steve Spagnuolo. The news has been verified on ESPN as well as More details on Steve Spagnuolo being fired and the future of Billy Devaney to come.By Stlvinnie -

First To Fall: Coach Spagnuolo and GM Devaney Fired By The Rams

In the first of a long and bloody parade of day-after coaching exits, the St Louis Rams (and by "the Rams" I mean owner Stan Kroenke) have decided to completely clean house by firing Coach Steve Spagnuolo and GM Billy Devaney. You can praise the effort that Spagnuolo's team gave until the end, and you can shake Mr. Devaney by the hand for leading a complete franchise...

Rams general manager Devaney officially out in St. Louis

The Rams are officially cleaning house. The team announced Monday that G.M. Billy Devaney is out, in addition to coach Steve Spagnuolo. “I would like to personally thank Steve and Billy for their dedication to the St. Louis Rams organization over the past several seasons,” said Rams owner E. Stan Kroenke in a team statement.…

Monday Notebook: Giants-’Boys a Ratings Boon for NBC

As predicted, the Giants-Cowboys NFC East championship showdown was a huge hit with television viewers. According to USA Today….the game registered a 17.1 rating,  the highest prime time overnight rating for any Sunday night or Monday night football game in 13 years. And the highest overnight in the 6-year history of NBC’s Sunday Night Football. The number surpassed SNF’s...
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