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ST. LOUIS (AP) A 21-second YouTube video helped Canadian long snapper Jorgen Hus get a taste of training camp with the St. Louis Rams. That he's back on the street after the first round of cuts did not come as a surprise to anyone.
Long before the dreaded summons earlier this week, he had been appreciative of the opportunity and realistic. Hopeful also that the video accumulated during the summer would help him land a shot somewhere else.
"If nothing else, worst-case scenario, I'll put out good game tape for the other 31 teams," Hus said.
The final public tryout session for the Rams (0-3) is Thursday night against the Super Bowl champion Baltimore Ravens (2-1) and both teams probably have just a handful of roster spots up for grabs. The ultimate goal for the Rams, who might give starters some action, and the Ravens, who figure to go with a cast of backups and won't use quarterback Joe Flacco, is to emerge healthy for the games that count.
When incumbent lon...
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St. Louis Rams quarterback Sam Bradford on the run against the Broncos(Photo by AP Photo/Joe Mahoney)
The St. Louis Rams have started the preseason 0-3 leaving fans wondering if it is any indication of what to expect during the regular season. We always say the preseason record does not mean a thing, but it can serve as an good eye test as to how the team is performing as a whole...
ST. LOUIS -- As a general rule, NFL players do not lose their job just because they get hurt. Seems fair enough. To get demoted because of a hamstring pull would be like penalizing a 9-to-5 worker for catching the flu.
But general rules can be broken, too.
Look at the Rams. Safety Rodney McLeod has all but taken over the starting job that belonged to Darian Stewart entering the...
ST. LOUIS -- Unlike many NFL coaches, Rams coach Jeff Fisher is not one who typically rests his first-teamers in the preseason finale. Sam Bradford, for example, played long enough to throw for three touchdowns in the final exhibition a year ago.
Fisher, however, might be changing his way of thinking for the Rams' preseason finale Thursday night against the Super Bowl champion...
According to Michael David Smith of Profootballtalk.com, St. Louis coach Jeff Fisher said that what Rams fans saw in the preseason with Tavon Austin is just the tip of the iceberg.
ST. LOUIS -- Matt Daniels spoiled the jokes.
Final NFL preseason games are often so ugly they're funny. They're the last showing of a movie no one really wants to see once, let alone four times. Starters are sidelined after a few snaps, or kept off the field entirely. Play calling is vanilla flavored, served with a cardboard spoon.
There are penalties a plenty (sometimes...
by Bo Marchionte
Former University of Miami safety Ray Ray Armstrong, whose college career was derailed by off-the-field issues, signed with the St. Louis Rams as a free agent after the NFL Draft. Armstrong possesses rare athletic skills. Upon his junior season at Miami Armstrong rated in the top-twenty of top NFL Prospect. Eventually, Armstrong transferred to Faulkner ...
The St.Louis Rams are counting on their new dynamic playmaker Tavon Austin to add some spark to their offense.
Their immediate plan according to coach Jeff Fisher is that they won’t unveil their deployment for Austin until the regular season.
Fisher was on the Jim Rome Show and made it clear that Austin will be a force when it counts for real.
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by Bo Marchionte
I know my grandmother is looking down on me now, said Gerald Rivers. Rivers went undrafted out of Ole Miss after sitting out his senior year in part because of the passing of his grandmother. She's proud of me now, Rivers said and adding, it sparked a fire in me. Not playing his senior season hampered his draft value, and now Rivers is fighting to maintai...
The St. Louis Rams head into their final preseason game against Baltimore at 0-3.
Losses aside, the goal for the Rams and the Super Bowl champion Ravens (2-1) is to emerge healthy from Thursday night's game. Both teams probably have just a handful of roster spots up for grabs.
The Rams have at least one starting spot to decide with Chris Williams apparently holding an edge...
ST. LOUIS -- The Super Bowl champion Baltimore Ravens are coming to town, but you can be forgiven for not excitedly counting down the hours to 7 p.m. Thursday.
The Ravens are visiting for a preseason game against the Rams, the fourth and final one, at that. Most teams tend to sit their regulars in the preseason finale under normal circumstances, and the Ravens have even more reason...
ST. LOUIS -- Bobby Rainey scored his first two touchdowns of the preseason, leading a cluster of backups fighting for jobs on both sides in the St. Louis Rams' 24-21 victory to close the preseason on Thursday night.
Baltimore Ravens star running back Ray Rice watched from home, as did Super Bowl MVP Joe Flacco.
The Rams (1-3) avoided their first winless preseason since 2002...
If you let Jeff Fisher tell it, the St. Louis Rams have big plans for rookie wide receiver Tavon Austin.
What Fisher won’t do, is tell you what exactly the Rams have in store for Austin. While talking to Jim Rome, Fisher stated that the “Rams haven’t shown what they really plan to do.”
We have a pretty good idea [how we'll use him] but we haven’t shown it,” Fisher...
DENVER -- If the Miami Dolphins had gotten into a bidding war to bring back Jake Long, could they have won it?
While it is generally believed the Dolphins weren't willing to pay the left tackle as a free agent an amount similar to the four-year, 36 million deal he got last March from St. Louis, Long said the Dolphins had little chance of signing him after his first...