Found August 28, 2013 on
PLAYERS: Alec Ogletree
TEAMS: St. Louis Rams
by Bo Marchionte Linebacker Alec Ogletree was targeted by the Rams early in the pre-draft process. The team was in desperate need of some linebacking help, and Ogletree had the physical tools to make a substantial imprint on the roster early on. Although he slid all the way to the 30th overall pick where the Rams snagged the former Georgia Bulldog, many believe that were ...

Will the St. Louis Rams regress this season?

St. Louis Rams quarterback Sam Bradford on the run against the Broncos(Photo by AP Photo/Joe Mahoney) The St. Louis Rams have started the preseason 0-3 leaving fans wondering if it is any indication of what to expect during the regular season. We always say the preseason record does not mean a thing, but it can serve as an good eye test as to how the team is performing as a whole...

Stewart's injury opens door for Rams' McLeod at safety

ST. LOUIS -- As a general rule, NFL players do not lose their job just because they get hurt. Seems fair enough. To get demoted because of a hamstring pull would be like penalizing a 9-to-5 worker for catching the flu. But general rules can be broken, too. Look at the Rams. Safety Rodney McLeod has all but taken over the starting job that belonged to Darian Stewart entering the...

RB Cunningham, unlike starters, is sure to see significant action Thursday

ST. LOUIS -- Unlike many NFL coaches, Rams coach Jeff Fisher is not one who typically rests his first-teamers in the preseason finale. Sam Bradford, for example, played long enough to throw for three touchdowns in the final exhibition a year ago. Fisher, however, might be changing his way of thinking for the Rams' preseason finale Thursday night against the Super Bowl champion...

Jeff Fisher says WR Tavon Austin will see a lot of action once games start counting, ‘makes sense to hold those types of things for the regular season’

According to Michael David Smith of, St. Louis coach Jeff Fisher said that what Rams fans saw in the preseason with Tavon Austin is just the tip of the iceberg.

Ray Ray Armstrong Survives First Round of Cuts

by Bo Marchionte Former University of Miami safety Ray Ray Armstrong, whose college career was derailed by off-the-field issues, signed with the St. Louis Rams as a free agent after the NFL Draft. Armstrong possesses rare athletic skills. Upon his junior season at Miami Armstrong rated in the top-twenty of top NFL Prospect. Eventually, Armstrong transferred to Faulkner ...

Jeff Fisher: Rams won't show Tavon Austin’s complete package

The St.Louis Rams are counting on their new dynamic playmaker Tavon Austin to add some spark to their offense.  Their immediate plan according to coach Jeff Fisher is that they won’t unveil their deployment for Austin until the regular season. Fisher was on the Jim Rome Show and made it clear that Austin will be a force when it counts for real. Please click here to read this...

St. Louis Rams rookie Gerald Rivers

by Bo Marchionte I know my grandmother is looking down on me now, said Gerald Rivers. Rivers went undrafted out of Ole Miss after sitting out his senior year in part because of the passing of his grandmother. She's proud of me now, Rivers said and adding, it sparked a fire in me. Not playing his senior season hampered his draft value, and now Rivers is fighting to maintai...

Ravens, Rams hopefuls get final shot to impress

The St. Louis Rams head into their final preseason game against Baltimore at 0-3. Losses aside, the goal for the Rams and the Super Bowl champion Ravens (2-1) is to emerge healthy from Thursday night's game. Both teams probably have just a handful of roster spots up for grabs. The Rams have at least one starting spot to decide with Chris Williams apparently holding an edge...

What to watch in Rams' preseason finale against Ravens

ST. LOUIS -- The Super Bowl champion Baltimore Ravens are coming to town, but you can be forgiven for not excitedly counting down the hours to 7 p.m. Thursday. The Ravens are visiting for a preseason game against the Rams, the fourth and final one, at that. Most teams tend to sit their regulars in the preseason finale under normal circumstances, and the Ravens have even more reason...

Rams hopefuls get final shot to impress

ST. LOUIS (AP) A 21-second YouTube video helped Canadian long snapper Jorgen Hus get a taste of training camp with the St. Louis Rams. That he's back on the street after the first round of cuts did not come as a surprise to anyone. Long before the dreaded summons earlier this week, he had been appreciative of the opportunity and realistic. Hopeful also that the video accumulated...

Jeff Fisher: Rams ‘Haven’t Shown’ How They’ll Use Tavon Austin

If you let Jeff Fisher tell it, the St. Louis Rams have big plans for rookie wide receiver Tavon Austin. What Fisher won’t do, is tell you what exactly the Rams have in store for Austin.  While talking to Jim Rome, Fisher stated that the “Rams haven’t shown what they really plan to do.” We have a pretty good idea [how we'll use him] but we haven’t shown it,” Fisher...

Jake Long says Dolphins had little chance of re-signing him

DENVER -- If the Miami Dolphins had gotten into a bidding war to bring back Jake Long, could they have won it? Perhaps not. While it is generally believed the Dolphins weren't willing to pay the left tackle as a free agent an amount similar to the four-year, 36 million deal he got last March from St. Louis, Long said the Dolphins had little chance of signing him after his first...
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