Found September 19, 2013 on The Football Fan Spot:
Last week: 22 The Rams were getting blown out by the Falcons before garbage time and injuries almost got them back into it. The fact remains that they were getting blown out by a team that could struggle to make the playoffs in the NFC. The Rams have talent and would be more of a threat in the AFC, but it’s hard to see them making much noise in an overall loaded NFC. Week 2 Studs LT Jake Long LG Chris Williams RG Harvey Dahl RE Robert Quinn Week 2 Duds TE Jared Cook CB Cortland Finnegan

Fisher says refs burned Rams

St. Louis Rams coach Jeff Fisher is speaking out on the officiating during Sunday’s loss to the Atlanta Falcons. Please click here to read this story. The post Jeff Fisher says Rams burned by refs on Atlanta’s first drive appeared first on Players View.

Rams sign OL Max Starks, add veteran depth to offensive line

According to Jim Thomas of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, the St. Louis Rams have agreed to terms with 31-year-old tackle Max Starks. With starting right tackle Rodger Saffold suffering a knee injury, the Rams added veteran depth help along the offensive line.

Rams' Austin holds off on the touchdown celebrations -- the rookie just wants to win

ST. LOUIS -- While the nifty footwork to keep his feet inbounds was impressive, Tavon Austin's first NFL touchdown reception was more notable for another reason. When the official raised his arms, Austin simply put down the ball, stood up and made his way back to the sideline. No big deal. No choreographed histrionics, no chest thumping, no leaping into a teammate's arms...

Backup tackle Joe Barksdale is taking his talents -- and jokes -- to the Rams' main stage

ST. LOUIS -- Joe Barksdale does this thing. When reporters trickle into the St. Louis Rams locker room after practices and form tight circles around newsworthy players, the effervescent reserve tackle tries his damnedest to make the surrounded teammate crack a smile. "There you go, Gene!" he shouted when Rams defensive end Eugene Sims fielded questions about a restructured...

St. Louis Rams key to victory against Dallas Cowboys

Photo by Ronald Martinez/ Getty Images It does not seem often the St. Louis Rams face an opponent who is evenly matched. In the past five or six seasons the Rams have been the underdogs. This upcoming week the Rams will take on the Dallas Cowboys at the newly named AT&T stadium. It may seem a little odd that these two teams are evenly matched when the Cowboys are looked as a...

Hurry-up offense is enticing, but don't look for Rams to use it much

ST. LOUIS -- Listen to Rams linebacker James Laurinaitis talk about the difficulty that defenses face against hurry-up offenses and you wonder why offenses ever want to huddle. "When teams are going quick like that, the first thing you're just trying to get the call (for the defensive formation) half the time," says Laurinaitis, who as middle linebacker is in charge...

Report: Rams Sign OT Max Starks To A One-Year Deal

Jim Thomas of the St Louis Dispatch reports that the Rams have signed former Steelers OT Max Starks to a one-year deal. The Rams brought in a few veteran offensive tackles for workouts this week including Starks, Demetress Bell and R.J. Dill. This comes just days after the Rams learned that RT Rodger Saffold will likely miss a few weeks after he suffered an MCL injury last weekend...

Dez Bryant will test Rams secondary, and Jenkins can't wait

ST. LOUIS -- Janoris Jenkins swears he likes it, this gauntlet the second-year cornerback and his St. Louis Rams secondary have found themselves in to start the season. First came Larry Fitzgerald, who caught eight passes for 80 yards and two touchdowns in a Cardinals loss. Then it was Julio Jones, who pulled in 11 of 14 targets for 182 yards and a touchdown in a Falcons win. ...

Rams injury report: Chris Long in, Rodger Saffold out

The St. Louis Rams realized they would be without offensive tackle Rodger Saffoldearlier this week, according to their official team web site. As soon as it dawned on them, they went out and signed former Pittsburgh Steelers offensive lineman Max Starks. While St. Louis would obviously much rather have a healthy Saffold available on Sunday’s, Starks adds experience and versatility...

Rams sign OT Max Starks, add depth on line

The St. Louis Rams have signed offensive tackle Max Starks, who was cut by San Diego after the preseason. Tackle Rodger Saffold has a left knee injury that could sideline him for several weeks. He did not practice this week and was ruled out Friday for Sunday's game at Dallas. The Chargers signed Starks to a free agent deal in the offseason and released him after he surrendered...

Mailbag Friday: Rams Preview, Turnovers, and Mo Claiborne

The St Louis Rams come to Arlington for the second time since the stadium opened, with the first game being the most memorable run and game in DeMarco Murray's career. You can break down the memories of such an occasion here from our Xs and Os breakout from that week in 2011. Or, you can look at the video of the 91-yard run here to remember the biggest run since Tony Dorsett...

Poll: Is Dez Bryant the best WR the St. Louis Rams have faced thus far?

The St. Louis Rams are traveling to Dallas in Week 3 of the NFL season with a 1-1 record after falling to the Atlanta Falcons on the road this past Sunday. A big reason the rams fell in Week 2 was because of the outstanding play of Julio Jones, the electric Falcons wide receiver. Jones torched the Rams secondary and it was the second consecutive week where the Rams had a star wide...

Bradford has many options among receivers for Rams

(Eds: With AP Photos.) Sam Bradford and the St. Louis Rams showed last week that tight end Jared Cook is one of many options in their passing game. They're hoping their depth at wide receiver continues to pay off Sunday at Dallas. With Cook drawing increased attention, Bradford threw for 352 yards and three touchdowns in Sunday's 31-24 loss at Atlanta. It was Bradford&...
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