Found May 11, 2012 on Fox Sports Midwest:
In the middle of last month when the Rams had a two-day veteran minicamp, Jeff Fisher talked about the simple things that coaches look for in first practices, like just getting in and out of the huddle correctly. After the first workout, Fisher was asked if the team had mastered the huddle. He smiled and said, "They got it down, yeah. And by the way, 8 looks pretty good in there too." Eight, of course, is quarterback Sam Bradford, who enters his third season in the NFL, and is learning his third offensive system. There were also rumors early in the offseason that the Rams might trade Bradford and select a quarterback with the second selection in the draft. Fisher and general manager Les Snead insisted all along that Bradford would be the team's quarterback, but persistent talk can have an impact on players. For Bradford, though, he was assured privately of what was being said publicly. Earlier this week, Bradford told NFL Network that "pretty much from the beg...

Isaiah Pead to the Rams: Fantasy Analysis

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Draft Grades: St. Louis Rams

The St. Louis Rams are in full rebuilding mode, and I wholeheartedly approve of their strategy to trade back and accumulate picks. My feelings on how they spent those picks, however, is a different story. Michael Brockers isn’t going to make the type of difference that most Rams fans were hoping for from their 1st-round pick when the season ended. But he has a ton of potential...

Rams' rookies see some familiar faces

First-round pick Michael Brockers might have an advantage when it comes to most of the 39 players at the St. Louis Rams' rookie minicamp. He has two former LSU teammates along for the ride. ''They're making me real comfortable,'' said Brockers, a defensive tackle taken 14th overall. ''Somebody to sit with at lunch and at breakfast and I don't...

Brockers to provide spark for Rams defense

ST. LOUIS They expect the joker to be a force. There's a reason why the St. Louis Rams used the 14th overall pick on defensive tackle Michael Brockers, a dynamic mix of wit and worry for anyone who lines up across the line of scrimmage from him. Scan the NFL's defensive stats from last season and his selection becomes clear: The Rams' rush defense begs for an instant...

St. Louis Is On The Clock

Now that the Minnesota Vikings seem to have their stadium issues resolved attention now turns to the city of St. Louis and the possibility the Rams might return to L.A.The St. Louis Rams appear to be the leader in the clubhouse to land in Los Angeles.  The Rams and the St. Louis Convention and Visitiors Commission are at an impasse as to how to upgrade the Edward Jones Dome.The...

NFC West 2011

St. Louis Rams In 2009, the Rams won 1 game. Rookie quarterback Sam Bradford instantly made this a better team as the Rams won 7 games and almost made the playoffs. Bradford was 354 for 590 (60.0%) for 3512 yards (6.0 YPA), 18 touchdowns and 15 interceptions. That might not sound great, but consider that he lost Mark… (read more) Prediction: 10-7 1st in NFC West, lose in NFC Wild...

Video: Behold, The Greatest Sports Catch You’ve Never Seen

While we’re on the subject of athletic feats I’d pay to see, how about the video below? I would pay to see this guy make this catch again in person. Ridiculous. Te frisbee passes him at the 25-yard line…and the guy still somehow makes the catch! (Mike Mayock just loves this guy’s recovery speed.) And just in case you are doubting whether he actually...

Pro scout Carthon to join Rams

Steve Wyche of reports that the St. Louis Rams are set to hire Falcons pro scout Ran Carthon as their pro personnel director. Carthon will re-join Les Snead, the Falcons former director of player personnel who was hired as the Rams new general manager in February. Carthon is the son of NFL assistant coach and former player Maurice Carthon, who is currently on the Kansas...
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