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Jim Thomas of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that St. Louis Rams cornerback Bradley Fletcher is ahead of schedule in his recovery from a torn ACL he suffered in practice during week five of last season. Fletcher participated in the Rams mini-camp last week, although it was on a limited basis.
“I’m ahead of schedule right now and things are going well,” said Fletcher. “My knee’s feeling really good. It’s holding up right now.”
This will be Fletcher’s fourth year with the St. Louis Rams, having been drafted by them in the third round of the 2009 NFL draft. Fletcher’s torn ACL last season was extremely unfortunate as he had a solid campaign the previous year, starting in 15 out of 16 regular season games and racking up 75 total tackles, 11 passes defensed, and 4 interceptions.
The Rams secondary got a lot stronger this off-season with the signing of former Titans cornerback Cortland Finnegan. A report by Dan Arkush at ProFootballWeekly.com from earlier this month indicated tha...
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According to Michael Lombardi of the NFL Network via Rotoworld.com, St. Louis Rams running back Steven Jackson wants a new contract. He’s scheduled to make $7 million in both 2012 and 2013.
Lombardi believes the Rams will try to draft Alabama’s Trent Richardson as soon as possible in order to get rid of Jackson.
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The most pressing need in the upcoming 2012 NFL Draft for the St. Louis Rams is a no-brainer—wide receiver.
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St. Louis’ star running back Steven Jackson agrees with this consensus assessment, albeit he’s also said he could be cool with the possible scenario of the team taking Trent Richardson instead.
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Rams offensive tackle Jason Smith agreed to restructure his contract this week, a league source confirmed on Saturday. Signed to a five-year, $54 million contract as the No. 2 overall pick of the 2009 NFL Draft, Smith had been scheduled to earn $10 million in base salary in 2012 and $12 million in base salary 2013, with 2014 being a voidable year. Under the restructure, Smith'...
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ST. LOUIS—You can say a lot of things about new Rams linebacker Jo-Lonn Dunbar but disloyal can’t be one of them.
At a time in his career when the former Saints defender should have the term ‘ no comment’ tattooed on his forehead, Dunbar is actually stepping up and taking a stand on behalf of his former DC Gregg Williams.
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Rams running back Steven Jackson is unhappy with his current contract and would like to re-negotiate it, a league source said Monday. Jackson signed a six-year deal in 2008 that was set to run through the 2013 season. Given Jackson's dissatisfaction, it would make sense for the Rams to try to select a running back, such as Alabama product Trent Richardson, in the 2012 NFL Draft...