Found December 11, 2012 on Fox Sports Midwest:
ST. LOUIS - Asking Rams coach Jeff Fisher about his team's playoff chances won't get you very far. In fact, it might get you a dirty look. Always one to focus on the present and not look too far into the future, the first-year Rams coach won't yet let himself or his team think about the possibility of them making the playoffs just yet. "No, we have the Vikings coming to town this week so that's our focus," Fisher says bluntly. But at 6-6-1 following their third straight win Sunday in Buffalo, the Rams have put themselves back into the playoff talk. Sure the chances are not great with four teams ahead of them for the sixth and final spot in the NFC, but they have at least gotten back into the mix something they couldn't say at this point last year. "It feels great man, but we're not done yet," said Rams defensive back Quintin Mikell. "We're happy with the progress that we're making. It's a good time right now. Hopefull...

Rams get first 3-game winning streak since '06

ST. LOUIS (AP) The St. Louis Rams have their first three-game winning streak since the end of the 2006 season and they're making no apologies for the way they're doing it. Coach Jeff Fisher said Monday he's less concerned about how his team wins than actually getting the victory. The Rams are coming off a 15-12 victory at Buffalo on Sunday in which the defense held the...

Rams undefeated in the NFC West

There are a lot of things that can be taken away from recent weeks in NFC Football. Among them the reemergence of the NFC West, Sam Bradford and Steven Jackson. The 2011 season saw the San Francisco 49ers represent the NFC West in a time when the division was setting the foundations for rising from the NFL basement. A new season and the NFC West has stood up for itself. The Niners...

Danny Amendola Has A “Much Better Chance” Of Playing Against Minnesota

Rams head coach Jeff Fisher mentioned that WR Danny Amendola has a “much better chance” of suiting up against the Vikings this weekend, via Amendola has been inactive for the team’s last two games, so there’s no question that they would welcome his return. Amendola has been amazingly effective when healthy this season, so they could really use him for...

Rams have first 3-game winning streak since 2006

(Eds: Updates. With AP Photos.) By JASON YOUNG Associated Press The St. Louis Rams have their first three-game winning streak since the end of the 2006 season and they're making no apologies for the way they're doing it. Coach Jeff Fisher said Monday he's less concerned about how his team wins than actually getting the victory. The Rams are coming off a 15-12 victory...

Danny Amendola Has Better Chance To Play This Week

Rams receiver Danny Amendola (heel) has a "much better chance" to play this week after sitting out his second straight game Sunday, St. Louis coach Jeff Fisher said. SOURCE: StLouisRams.comFantasy Spin:Amendola tried to work out during pre-game warmups but the team decided to keep him out another week to further heal. The receiver is still not guaranteed to play Sunday...

Rams in contention despite baffling numbers

The St. Louis Rams are back in the playoff hunt despite a bevy of numbers that say they shouldn’t be. They may not make the playoffs, but they have certainly had an impact on them to this point with wins over contending teams.

Bradford leads Rams to 15-12 win over Bills

Steven Jackson has been around for enough of the bad times in St. Louis to appreciate what it means to still be in the playoff hunt at this time of year. Slim as the Rams' hopes might be, Jackson's going to enjoy this as much - and for as long - as he can. ''At this point in December, for us to still have meaningful games, for guys to come collectively together...

NFL Cougar Highlights: Week 14

AFTER BEING SHUTDOWN the past two weeks, St. Louis receiver Brandon Gibson rebounded with arguably his strongest performance of the season, Sunday. The Washington State great caught six passes for 100 yards—including the game-winning touchdown—in the Rams’ 15-12 defeat of Buffalo.

Vikings-Rams Preview

Sunday's meeting between the Minnesota Vikings and St. Louis Rams could serve as all but an elimination game in the NFC playoff race. While St. Louis might need a win at home to remain in the hunt, Minnesota could move into a tie for a wild-card spot or potentially make its road to the postseason significantly tougher. The Vikings (7-6) ended a two-game skid and breathed life...

Film Review: Rams' game-winning drive vs. Bills

Going into Week 14, the Buffalo Bills had won two of their past three games, largely thanks to a quickly-improving defense. And while most of Sunday's 15-12 loss to the St. Louis Rams was a continuation of that improvement, ultimately it was the defense that surrendered a game-winning drive to the visiting Rams.Even during that final St. Louis possession, Buffalo's effort...

Rams on the rise as visiting Vikings arrive

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. The Minnesota Vikings and St. Louis Rams each had matching 2-12 records heading into Week 16 last year and were basically slotted into the second and third picks in the upcoming NFL draft, with the Indianapolis Colts essentially having the worst record clinched by that time. On Dec. 24, Minnesota went to Washington and pulled out a 33-26 win that left players...

NFL Power Rankings: Rams knocking on the door of the upper bracket

One Two of these years are not like the others.  The Rams (ranked 17th) have reached their highest point in the ESPN Power Rankings since 2010, and are knocking on the door of the upper bracket for only the second time in the last six years. Now, the worth of these kinds of rankings is next to none when it comes to matching up on the football field, but they provide an easy...
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