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ST. LOUIS Brian Schottenheimer was hired to heal. The new St. Louis Rams offensive coordinator will be asked to do many things to repair one of the NFLs worst units last season, but mainly, his job is to make his franchises greatest weakness become a strength.
With that task, hes eager to revive his career in the Gateway City. Its shown in moments like Thursday afternoon, when the former New York Jets coordinator stands near a practice field at Rams Park as players scatter after minicamp.
Hes speaking about progress since he was hired in January as Sam Bradfords third coordinator in as many years. He says about 90 percent of his West Coast-like system has been installed and that mentoring a quarterback with elite potential excites him.
What we tried to do was overload them a little bit in the beginning, Schottenheimersays of introducing the offense. We tried to go back and repeat things so they could hear it a second, third, fourth and fifth time. But Im very, very pleased.
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New head coach of the St. Louis Rams, Jeff Fisher, has expressed his conifidence when the Rams drafted Janoris Jenkins. According to Fisher the Rams did a tremendous amount of research into Jenkins and he is sure they got a good NFL cornerback, in fact he expects Jenkins to start opposite Cortland Finnegan. While the Rams were
Robert Quinn was a 1st round pick of the St. Louis Rams in the 2011 NFL Draft and he was viewed as such a steal at 14 that the Rams took him even though they didn’t have an immediate need at the position. Quinn played in a situational role last season as a rookie, with 6 sacks, 9 quarterback hits, and 21 quarterback pressures, though he graded out negatively against the run on...
Who are the most overrated and underrated players on the Rams roster? That depends on who you ask. However, there are two players that stand out in my mind based on their statistics. It was hard to pick two players considering that the Rams have hired Jeff Fisher and a whole new coaching staff. The future is looking good for St. Louis but I'm basing the list based on the past...
ST. LOUIS You ask Lance Kendricks about the new guy in town. You want to know more about the arrival's impact. You want to know what he means for the St. Louis Rams' depth at tight end, what he'll do on Sundays to make memories. You want to know what makes him tick.
You ask Kendricks about Matthew Mulligan the former New York Jets tight end who signed as a free agent...
ST. LOUIS (AP) St. Louis Rams defensive end Chris Long is hitting the playbook again, learning another defense. It's nothing new for the former No. 2 draft pick.
"This is like my fourth system I've learned," Long, entering his fifth season, said Wednesday after the second day of Rams minicamp. "The fourth time around in a new system, I know how to study and...
It looks like good news for St. Louis Rams’ fans. In a live chat with Rams’ VP of Football Operations and COO Kevin Demoff it was revealed that although DE Chris Long and LB James Laurinaitis will be free agent’s after this season, the plan is to resign both of them.
In fact, contract negotiations have already begun with each player. Thanks to an ongoing focus over the last...
St. Louis Rams running back Steven Jackson voiced words of support for new coach Jeff Fisher as the Rams prepare for the 2012 season. - Photo courtesy of Getty Images
Over the years, St. Louis Rams stud running back Steven Jackson has matured as one of the leaders of the team and is literally the face of the Rams franchise.
So when the running back went out of his way and told...
The Rams finally did a couple of things that we and many others have been calling for - they took the WR seriously early in the draft by selecting Brian Quick and they addressed my biggest gripe with them for years by drafting RB with Isiah Pead. This team has done a disservice to Steven Jackson by not providing him with a real backup. Remember when they played him in 2010 with...
The St. Louis Rams and outside linebacker Rocky McIntosh, a starter for most of six seasons with the Redskins, have signed a free-agent contract.
The 29-year-old McIntosh could challenge for a starting spot in St. Louis, which has also signed Jo-Lonn Dunbar and Mario Haggan to contracts at the position.
McIntosh was a second-round draft pick in 2006 and played under Gregg Williams...
A bulked up and healthy Rodger Saffold can only help Sam Bradford in 2012. - (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
St. Louis Rams left tackle Rodger Saffold had a disappointing season in 2011. Even before his season was cut short by a torn pectoral muscle, Saffold did not seem to improve upon what was an impressive rookie season and was part of possibly one of the worst offensive lines in...
The Rams have signed free agent outside linebacker Rocky McIntosh. It’s June so there are not a lot of impact signings, if any, but this move might have any impact for the Rams. McIntosh was only still available on the market this long because he struggled in Washington’s 3-4 over the last 2 seasons, losing his starting job to Perry Riley in the middle of last season. However...
There are several sports stories and headlines for you to keep up with this weekend. Every Friday in the Bommarito Sports Update we will help sift through it all to keep you updated. Some of the key storylines to follow this weekend are...
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OUT WITH THE OLD
New offensive coordinator, Brian Schottenheimer's job is to make the Rams' greatest weakness...