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St. Louis Rams
The Rams released veteran quarterback Kellen Clemens along with 20 other players on Friday in order to reduce the roster to the 53-man limit for the upcoming 2012 regular season.
The Rams also released quarterback Tom Brandstater and defensive end Vernon Gholston, a Jets' first-round selection in 2008 who had just signed with St. Louis on Aug. 22.
Fullback Ovie Mughelli, a nine-year vet who made the Pro Bowl with Atlanta in 2010, had his contract terminated as well.
Also let go on Friday were defensive tackle Cornell Banks, center Tim Barnes, defensive ends Mason Brodine, Jamaar Jarrett and Scott Smith, linebackers Aaron Brown and Sammy Brown, cornerback Kendric Burney, fullback Ben Guidugli, tight ends Cory Harkey and Deangelo Peterson, offensive linemen T. Bob Hebert, Joe Long, Bryan Mattison and Jose Valdez, wide receiver Nick Johnson and running back Chase Reynolds.
St. Louis also placed Austin Pettis on the reserve/suspended list and he will begin the season serving the final two tests of a four-game suspension he received last year for testing positive for a banned substance. Source: Sports Network
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Many NFL fans will probably never remember the ongoing eight year stellar career of St. Louis Rams running back Steven Jackson, but Rams fans certainly will. Steven Jackson should join an elite list of running backs whose careers were underrated because they played for mediocre teams.
ST. LOUIS On one hand, time on the field is necessary, each repetition crucial in helping a young player develop before results are real.
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The Rams have struggled in the years since the “Greatest Show on Turf” days of the late 20th century. They have a very talented running back in Steven Jackson who only experienced the playoffs in his rookie season and probably won’t as long as he is still playing, unless new Head Coach Jeff Fisher can turn this once proud ship around. To make matters worse for the Football...
St. Louis Rams rookie defensive tackle Michael Brockers injured his right ankle near the end of the first quarter of the preseason finale.
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Like a surfer on a tasty wave, the St. Louis Rams continued to win at home in the Edward Jones Dome with a convincing victory against the Baltimore Ravens. Like their beat down of the Kansas City Chiefs the last time they played at home, the Offense, defense, and special teams gave the Rams a [...]
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Isaiah Pead has failed to lock down the #2 back job behind Steven Jackson. He will split the role with follow rookie Daryl Richardson. This is good and bad news for Jackson’s fantasy stock. The good news is that there’s no immediate threat to his workload and he should see the type of carries he’s used to so long as he’s healthy and running well. The...
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The St. Louis Rams got some bad news on Friday. Rookie defensive tackle Michael Brockers does indeed have a high ankle sprain on his right ankle, an injury suffered in Thursday night's fourth and final preseason game against the Ravens.
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Sam Bradford gave the St. Louis Rams a positive experience to end the preseason.
Bradford threw three touchdown passes in 11/2 quarters giving the St. Louis Rams a 31-17 win over the Baltimore Ravens on Thursday night.
Rams coach Jeff Fisher, taking over a franchise that has totaled 15 wins in the past five seasons, used virtually all of his starters until the score was 21-0 on...
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Sam Bradford gave the St. Louis Rams a positive experience to end the preseason.
Bradford threw three touchdown passes in 112 quarters giving the St. Louis Rams a 31-17 win over the Baltimore Ravens on Thursday night.
Rams coach Jeff Fisher, taking over a franchise that has totaled 15 wins in the past five seasons, used virtually all of his starters until the...
By Anthony Caruso III
The Capital Sports Report
Owner/Managing Editor/Sr. Writer
The New England Patriots have made a trade with the St. Louis Rams to add a wide receiver.
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