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ST. LOUIS -- Like most of his teammates in this difficult season, St. Louis Rams defensive end Chris Long would rather experience group success than individual stardom.
A career-high 13 sacks? He would rather have more victories than an NFC-worst two. A chance to earn a Pro Bowl spot? He would rather compete for an opportunity to make the playoffs.
On Tuesday, Long sat in a small office at Rams Park as one of the few positives for his franchise in a disappointing year. His sack total with two games left has surpassed his previous career-best of 8 12 set last season. The fourth-year player views current hardship as a sign that future success will be more fulfilling.
"There has been a lot of adversity," Long said. "I take pride in our entire unit trying to play through some adversity, especially on the D-line. I feel like I'm proud of my D-line mates. I feel like I have been able to enjoy some successes individually, and that's all great. But I would rathe...
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The NFL has suspended rookie WR Austin Pettis for the next four games for testing positive for a performance enhancing drug. Pettis played in 12 games (3 starts) for the Rams this year and he caught 27 passes for 256 yards (9.5 avg). He also returned 15 punts for 139 yards (9.3 avg) and he returned 3 kickoffs for 62 yards (20.7 avg) this year. This is a disappointing end to...
Just when you thought things couldn’t get worse for the St. Louis Rams, the NFL announced on Wednesday that rookie WR Austin Pettis has been suspended for 4 weeks for violating the league’s substance abuse policy. According to the report, Pettis … [visit site to read more]
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(Eds: APNewsNow. Will be updated. With AP Photos.) By R.B. FALLSTROM AP Sports Writer St. Louis Rams running back Steven Jackson is on the verge of a milestone.
Just 34 more yards rushing, and he will become the seventh player in NFL history to gain 1,000 yards in seven or more consecutive seasons. Only Emmitt Smith, Barry Sanders, Curtis Martin, Thurman Thomas, Eric Dickerson and...
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St. Louis Rams vs Pittsburgh Steelers Odds
The St Louis Rams are playing out the string and could get stomped hard by a team still fighting for the AFC North title.
The Week 16 point spread between the Rams and Pittsburgh Steelers will reflect this reality when the number opens. Big Ben's ankle injury will...