Found August 09, 2012 on
The most intriguing home game on the slate for the Rams this season jumps off the page for a laundry list of reasons. They already will have had a tough first-half schedule leading up to this contest, facing Detroit, Chicago, and Green Bay, along with a couple divisional games against the Cardinals and Seahawks.
After all of that, they will square off with the New England Patriots.
With a much more manageable schedule in the second half of the season, this home contest could become a statement game for a developing Rams team. If they are keeping pace at around a 3-4 record, a win could spark a run at a possible wild card spot.
What adds to the uncertainty of the home field advantage is that the St. Louis Rams are hosting the game in London.
Playing on the pitch in Wembley Stadium, the Rams are going up against a team usually devoid of distractions. If anyone can keep the outside world out of the inside of the locker room, it is Bill Belichick.
On the other hand, many distractio...
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ST. LOUIS This is a moment Lance Kendricks will work to forget.
Its early in a drill Wednesday at Rams Park. The second-year St. Louis Rams tight end jogs toward the middle of a practice field, churning and grinding and laboring with his 6-foot-3, 247-pound tank of a frame while trying to leave a positive impression on new offensive coordinator Brian Schottenheimer.
ST. LOUIS -- Here Isaiah Pead stands, yards behind Steven Jackson as the ninth-year veteran cradles a pass from reserve quarterback Tom Brandstater during drills at Rams Park, the rookie resembling the lightning to Jackson's thunder.
"Of course, we're two different types of running backs," says Pead, all of 5-feet-10, 197 pounds. "But you can always learn...
The St. Louis Rams appear to have options in easing the workload on running back Steven Jackson.
Jackson remains the feature back but he might find himself getting fewer carries - and fewer bumps and bruises - after recording 70 percent of the team's carries the past seven seasons.
St. Louis took two backs in this year's draft, grabbing Isaiah Pead with the third of three...
Today we tackle the St. Louis Rams cheerleaders and superfans. Like most of you, we are itching for football season to start. In the midst of the dog days of summer, many get sick of baseball and start turning their attention to football. Don’t blame you a bit. To help quench your thirst, BC is going on a 32 team, 32 day, 32 gallery tour of NFL cheerleaders & superfans. Sorry...
Rookie Janoris Jenkins draws a vivid description of how he wants to play cornerback for the St. Louis Rams.
''I play like a ninja, an assassin,'' Jenkins said Thursday after practice at Rams Park. ''I love to be around the ball. I'm quick and physical. I just play the position with a chip on my shoulder.''
The 5-foot-10, 193-pound Jenkins has...
ST. LOUIS, Mo. (AP) -- The St. Louis Rams appear to have options in easing the workload on running back Steven Jackson.
Jackson remains the feature back but he might find himself getting fewer carries -- and fewer bumps and bruises -- after recording 70 percent of the team's carries the past seven seasons.
St. Louis took two backs in this year's draft, grabbing Isaiah Pead...
St. Louis Rams quarterback Sam Bradford recently claimed that his ankle still isn’t 100 percent. Head coach Jeff Fisher isn’t concerned about it.
“There’s going to be residual effects from high-ankle sprains, especially when you come back into practice like he is,” Fisher said.
“But we don’t anticipate it to be a problem, and it hasn’t been one. He’s...
Rams running back Steven Jackson remains the feature back in town but he might find himself getting fewer carries - and fewer bumps and bruises. The Rams selected Isaiah Pead with the third of three second-round picks out of Cincinnati and has been especially impressive during training camp. He ran with the first team Wednesday while Jackson rested and seems cemented in the No. 2...
ST. LOUIS, Mo. (AP) -- Rodger Saffold is feeling better than at any other time in his NFL career.
The Rams left tackle is relatively healthy after undergoing season-ending surgery to repair a pectoral injury late last season. He practiced Tuesday after sitting out the previous two days with minor soreness in his groin.
Saffold said only when he's forced to reach out for someone...
By X Ramsondemand.com Jeff Curry/US Presswire It’s still early, and you can only put so much stock in reports coming out of Rams Camp right now, but when reports start
Jeff Fisher did his best to relieve concerns that Sam Bradfords left ankle will be a problem again this season. The St. Louis Rams quarterback struggled with a high-ankle sprain in 2011 and caused a bit of a panic when he said on Saturday that he still was not 100 percent. Theres going to be residual effects from high-ankle sprains, especially when you come back into practice...
Do the Rams finally have plan in place to protect Steven Jackson?
For what appears to be the first time since splitting time with Hall of Famer Marshall Faulk the St. Louis Rams appear to have options in easing the workload on running back Steven Jackson.
One year closer to the ominous wall of turning 30 as an NFL running back. Jackson remains the feature back but he might...