Found November 10, 2011 on The Penalty Flag:
The St Louis Rams, formerly ‘The Greatest Show on Turf’ – mostly because of their very fast and oft-open receivers took another blow last Sunday with the season loss of WR/ PR Greg Salas, whose rookie season so far had been top shelf. It’s been a terrible season for the Rams, injury and execution plagued – the latter condition displayed last week on a punt return coverage failure to lose the game in overtime against the Cardinals. And despite the occasional flashes of strong play they have shown in close games and their sole tromping thus far this season against the heavily favored Saints, the Rams just can’t stay healthy and get it together. To add to their woes Sam Bradford and Steven Jackson were limited in practice this week, both of whom are absolutely necessary if the Rams want to salvage anything respectful out of this year. So now the Rams are going to be depending on the protection of their offensive line, which hasn’t been good, as well as a patchwork of rookie and just off the injured list receivers to fuel any semblance of an aerial attack. The rookies include Austin Pettis, and the injured include veterans [...]

Rams expected to activate WR Clayton

The St. Louis Rams are expected to activate wide receiver Mark Clayton on Wednesday. Clayton has been on the physically unable to perform list while recovering from a ruptured patellar tendon ended his season in Week 5 in 2010. The Rams have been hit hard by injuries at wide receiver, losing Danny Amendola earlier in the season and rookie Greg Salas to a broken leg on Sunday. ...

Rams activate WR Clayton from PUP list

The St. Louis Rams activated wide receiver Mark Clayton from the physically unable to perform list on Wednesday. Clayton, who has been sidelined while recovering from a ruptured patellar tendon ended his season in Week 5 in 2010, is expected to be in the lineup for Sunday's game against Cleveland. The Rams have been hit hard by injuries at wide receiver, losing Danny Amendola...

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Rams activate WR Clayton

The Rams put another piece of the offense back in position Wednesday, when they placed wide receiver Mark Clayton on the active roster.

Rams activate Mark Clayton from PUP list

Sam Bradford is getting some help at wide receiver. The Rams have activated Mark Clayton from the PUP list, as reported by Jim Thomas of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, and he’s expected be in the lineup when the team plays the Browns this weekend. Clayton has been out since injuring his knee in the fifth…

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