Found December 11, 2013 on Fox Sports Midwest:
ST. LOUIS -- St. Louis Rams rookie receiver Tavon Austin and cornerback Janoris Jenkins sat out practice Wednesday. Austin injured his left ankle when he was tackled on a 56-yard run in the second half of the Rams' loss at Arizona on Sunday. Jenkins, the team's top cornerback, was listed Wednesday as having a back injury. Cornerback Brandon McGee (foot) and running back Daryl Richardson (thigh) also were held out. Both were inactive against the Cardinals. Richardson began the year as the starter, but has missed the last five games. He previously had been sidelined with a foot injury.

Rams WR Austin misses 2nd day of practice

ST. LOUIS -- Tavon Austin sat out his second straight practice on Thursday, and his availability for the St. Louis Rams' game on Sunday is in question. Despite his small stature, the wide receiver from West Virginia - who was the Rams' No. 1 pick - never missed a practice in college. Rams coach Jeff Fisher had no update on the condition of Austin, who injured his left ankle...

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Rams backup Clemens taking hard knocks

ST. LOUIS -- Missing starting quarterback Sam Bradford, the St. Louis Rams' offense has suffered. Kellen Clemens' best quality might be durability. "Mondays are a little tougher than they were the first seven weeks of the season, but that's part of the job," Clemens said Wednesday. Clemens is set to make his seventh start as Bradford's stand-in Sunday...

Rams WR Tavon Austin misses practice due to ankle injury

St. Louis Rams wide receiver Tavon Austin missed practice yesterday due to his ankle injury, according to Joe Lyons of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Austin suffered the injury during his 56-yard run in the third quarter of last weekend's contest against the Arizona Cardinals.Given his absence from Wednesday's practice session, Austin is questionable to suit up against the...

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Rams: Brian Quick continues to be a drag on team’s progress

As St. Louis Rams fans watched Monday Night football this week, many had to be asking themselves, “What if the Rams had drafted Alshon Jeffrey?” In the 2012 draft, the Rams chose to select Brian Quick with the team’s firsts pick in the second round, even with Jeffrey on the board. Since, Quick has struggled to find playing time and has had trouble grasping NFL offensive concepts...

Rams' Dunbar gets first crack at former team

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Rams Place C Scott Wells On Season-Ending Injured Reserve

Jim Thomas of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the Rams have placed C Scott Wells on season-ending injured reserve with a fractured fibula. The Rams subsequently signed G Brandon Washington to their active roster. Wells, 32, has been a pretty big disappointment since he signed with St. Louis back in 2012. The Rams gave him a four-year contract worth $24 million...

Rams are guaranteed another non-winning season

ST. LOUIS (AP) The St. Louis Rams are in a familiar spot, playing out the string in December and assured of the franchise's 10th consecutive season without a winning record. With some of their goals missed, the players will just have to keep pushing. "We have to finish strong," defensive end Robert Quinn said after the 30-10 loss at Arizona on Sunday. "You don...

Rams' WR Austin in walking boot, questionable vs Saints

Rookie wide receiver Tavon Austin was in a walking boot at practice and is questionable for the St. Louis Rams' game against the New Orleans Saints. Cornerback Janoris Jenkins (back), guard Harvey Dahl (knee) and running back Daryl Richardson (thigh) also are questionable for Sunday. Coach Jeff Fisher declined to elaborate Friday about Austin's chances of playing. Austin...
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