Found June 13, 2013 on Fox Sports Midwest:
ST. LOUIS - Why you mad? So went the question St. Louis Rams tight end Jared Cook asked rookie defensive back Robert Steeples when a scrum broke out between Steeples and receiver Chris Givens at Thursday's organized team activity. Steeples didn't answer, but he didn't need to. He was mad because Givens despite blanket coverage from the former Memphis cornerback reeled in a touchdown pass during a two-minute drill. The no-contact passing session got a little physical in the seconds that followed. Some pushing ensued. Cook's laughable line snuffed any sign of tension between the two players, but the observation was astute. Steeples, an undrafted free agent originally from the St. Louis area, is playing with a chip on his shoulder. And it appears to be working. "Hes done a good job," Rams coach Jeff Fisher said. "His background there was he played a lot of nickel and then transferred because he wanted to start. We worked him out very early and liked...

Rams kicker Greg Zuerlein seeks a consistent second season

ST. LOUIS While offensive linemen rattled a blocking sled and receivers made cuts and caught passes, Greg Zuerlein stood alone, shifting a football from one hand to the other. "It's not as lonely as people think," he said when another Rams organized team activity dismissed Tuesday afternoon. He might be out of the spotlight during spring practices, but Zuerlein,...

Father knows best, which means Rams rookie McDonald knows a lot too

ST. LOUIS -- T.J. McDonald knows his dad played a role in this. "It definitely helps, knowing my background in the game," the St. Louis Rams' rookie safety said. "But I've still got a long way to go. I'm just going to try to keep getting better." And that, after a recent Rams organized team activity ended, was about as much as T.J. McDonald wanted...

Tavon Austin jukes Rams punter so bad he has to fake an injury

During Tuesday’s practice, rookie wide receiver Tavon Austin juked punter Johnny Hekker so bad he had to fake an injury to save face (Credit: The St. Louis Rams traded up from the #16 spot to the #8 spot during the 2013 NFL Draft to select Tavon Austin from West Virginia University. After giving up a second and seventh round pick (and swapping thirds) to Buffalo, St...

Cortland Finnegan calls former teammate Dahl 'lame and weak'

Former St. Louis Rams safety Craig Dahl revealed Wednesday that that the Rams had the upperhand on his new team, the San Francisco 49ers last season because the 49ers were tipping plays on offense. "Different personnel and different alignment stuff really were the big keys as far as giveaways. It's been addressed and corrected (by 49ers coaches)," Dahl said, via...

Rams ink 8th overall pick Tavon Austin

The St. Louis Rams took care of getting their coveted rookie wide receiver Tavon Austin in the fold and ready for training camp, the team announced Thrusday. No terms of the contract have been releases, but Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network reports that the contract includes no offset language. So far, Austin has been winning over his teammates and coaches alike with his quick...

Rams sign Tavon Austin, Alec Ogletree

The St. Louis Rams have announced the signings of rookies Tavon Austin, Alec Ogletree and the rest of their entire 2013 draft class. With minicamps around the NFL wrapping up this week, we’re about six weeks away from training camps opening up. Need NFL Tickets? The post Rams sign Tavon Austin, Alec Ogletree appeared first on Pro Football Zone.

The Rams say they aren’t a haven for players with issues: ‘the perception is we’ll take anybody’

As the Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll is aware of, multiple violations of the NFL’s performance enhancing drug policy brings the stigma of ‘cheaters.’ COO Kevin Demoff wants to nip that in the bud with his St. Louis Rams, who have had their share of troubles. The suspension of running back Isaiah Pead for the first game of the 2012 season for violating the NFL’s...

Long talks smack with Niners fans

St. Louis Rams defensive end Chris Long has been engaging in some amusing and spirited smack talk on Twitter with San Francisco 49ers fans.

St. Louis Rams: Cortland Finnegan rips Craig Dahl

St. Louis Rams cornerback Cortland Finnegan has been pretty talkative this off-season. Just a few days ago, Finnegan was quoted as saying that if the Rams do not win the Super Bowl, then he feels that the Detroit Lions are the favorites, which caught some people off guard. On Wednesday, Finnegan was at it again, this time on Twitter, and ripped his former Rams teammate and fellow...

Chris Long: It’s Been 528 Days Since 49ers Beat The Rams

St. Louis Rams defensive end Chris Long hopped head first into a beef between former Rams safety Craig Dahl and current Rams cornerback Cortland Finnegan. Long was coming to the aid of Finnegan who was catching some heat from 49ers fans.  Long having had enough, went for the jugular of 49ers fans, rubbing salt in the wound, and letting them know the San Francisco 49ers haven...
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