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Chris Long has been playing against the San Francisco 49er's twice a year since he has come into the Nation Football League.
This one however, is the first time this late in the season that the game still actually matters. The 3-5 Rams still have playoff aspirations, and an upset of the 6-2 49ers would be a great stepping stone. Jeff Fisher has brought a new attitude to St Louis, and with that comes higher expectations.
Long and the St. Louis defense will face Alex Smith and his dangerous receiving corps. It's Long's job to help slow the 49ers train down. Long spoke to 95.7 The Game in San Francisco with 'the Rise Guys' about the having to face the 49ers twice a year, and the effect Jeff Fisher has made on the Rams.
"I’ve been playing against these guys for a few years. I always enjoy playing the 49ers because I respect the guys on that team and they’re a good football team and they are well-coached. They’ve got a good coach. They have a physical mind...
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Jeff Fisher has been around the NFL for 31 seasons as both a player and a coach, so it shouldn’t come as much of surprise that the Rams head coach went old school on a pair of rookies who broke team rules.
The Rams deactivated rookie wide receiver Chris Givens and rookie cornerback Janoris Jenkins ahead of Sunday’s game against the 49ers for breaking an unspecified team rule...
St. Louis cornerback Janoris Jenkins and wide receiver Chris Givens are inactive for the Rams' game Sunday against the San Francisco 49ers for a violation of team rules.
The Rams said both players would be on the sideline and in team gear. No other details were announced.
Wideout Danny Amendola is active for St. Louis after missing the last three games with a right shoulder...
Rams receiver Chris Givens was deactivated Sunday against the 49ers for violating team rules.Fantasy Spin:Givens has a catch of 50 or more yards in five straight games, including a 50-yard TD strike against the Patriots in Week 8. Givens' absence should mean even more targets for the returning Danny Amendola.
A signature win for the St Louis Rams turned into a prime-time display of catastrophic failures that still plague this franchise, as well as the tantalizing possibilities inherent in this young and spiritied team. The result was a 24-24 tie that leaves Rams nation stunned, and gives the 49ers fans a huge sigh of relief.
The Rams had this game won - and then taken away - so many...
Danny Amendola's first game in a month for the St. Louis Rams was a huge success. And that's without the 142 yards on a pair of big plays that were nullified by penalty.
A day after repeated mistakes cost the Rams an upset at San Francisco, the wide receiver said he'd try to take the positives out the NFL's first tie game in four years.
Easy to say, hard to swallow...
For the first time in four years, a regular season contest went unresolved through five quarters.
Sunday's Week 10 game between the St. Louis Rams and San Francisco 49ers ended 27-27 in overtime, becoming the NFL's first draw since November 16, 2008 (Eagles-Bengals).
Each team had their chance to snatch victory, but missed field goals in the final stanza.
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Rams receiver Danny Amendola caught 11 passes for 102 yards Sunday against the 49ers in his return to the lineup after a three-game absence.Fantasy Spin:Amendola is clearly Sam Bradford's favorite target and the only Rams receiver who can get open consistently. The receiver actually beat San Francisco deep for an 80-yard reception on the first drive of overtime but it was called...
The St. Louis Rams and San Francisco 49ers played the NFL's first tie game in four years as both team's kickers missed overtime field goals Sunday.
Greg Zuerlein kicked a 53-yarder, but the Rams were penalized 5 yards for delay of game. He tried again from 58 as coach Jeff Fisher played for the win, and missed wide right with 2:42 left in OT.
San Francisco's David Akers...
I did predict that the game was going to be close! In fact, the game was so close that nobody ended up winning it.Shortly before the game started it was announced that the rookies Chris Givens and Janoris Jenkins were made inactive becase they had violated the team rules. Which rule or rules were broken is still unclear. However, fans are supportive of head coach Jeff Fisher...
Rams linebacker James Laurinaitis shared all kinds of dirty secrets this week about his old college roommate at Ohio State, 49ers right guard Alex Boone.
It looks like St. Louis Rams wide receiver, Danny Amendola, has got Donovan McNabb off the hook, as has San Francisco 49ers safety, Dashon Goldson. The last tie, prior to yesterday’s 24-24 deadlock between the Rams and 49ers, took place … Continue reading →