Found July 07, 2013 on FatManWriting:
It's been awhile since we have had a legitimate threat from an NFL franchise to move to another city, and we still don't have one. However, if things do not change soon for the St. Louis Rams the folks in Los Angeles might want to dust off those stadium plans. The Rams were smart when they signed their contract to with the St. Louis Convention & Visitors Commission. In 2005 and in 2015 the CVC had to make whatever improvements were necessary to make the stadium a "first tier" stadium (meaning it had to rate within the top eight in the league). With the due date coming up the Rams submitted a proposal for $700 million in renovations--and were denied. To be fair, that is a lot of money and the CVC has said that they simply don't have it. However, stadiums are becoming bigger and better every day. If they don't keep up with the Jones's they might find themselves watching the moving vans as they drive out of town. Because someone will spe...

Rams RB Daryl Richardson has a leg up on the competition

St. Louis Rams running back Daryl Richardson looks to be the heir apparent to the departed Steven Jackson, but the starting job is not quite his yet. As Jackson's understudy last year, he looks to have the upper hand in the training camp battle for the starting spot with Isaiah Pead, rookie Zac Stacy and journeyman Terrance Ganaway, reports Clark Judge of Richardson...

St. Louis Rams Position Analysis: Defensive Backs

Last Year: The Rams allowed 16 touchdown passes, their fewest since 2002, and the fourth fewest in the league. Four of the TDs came in a 45-7 beat-down by Tom Brady and the Patriots. The Rams also finished tied for 11th in the league with 17 interceptions, the most for the team since 2007, and 15th in passing yards allowed. Coach: Chuck Cecil, a longtime assistant under coach Jeff...

Daryl Richardson the favorite to take over for Steven Jackson in St. Louis

Clark Judge of CBS Sports believes that Daryl Richardson is the favorite to win the Rams starting running back position now that Steven Jackson is in Atlanta. The departure of Steven Jackson means running back is wide open, with three inexperienced vets and one rookie competing for jobs. Daryl Richardson is the favorite, mostly because he’s the only guy with a resume. As Jackson’s...

Ram's request for stadium renovations shot down

The St. Louis Rams' request to the St. Louis Convention & Visitors Commission for money to complete some needed renovations to the Edward Jones Dome was rejected, reports the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Apparently $700 million was too much to ask for. A clause in the team's contract witht he city says that they must provide the Rams with a 'first-tier' stadium...

Daryl Richardson is Favorite To Start at RB For Rams

Clark Judge of CBS Sports hears that Daryl Richardson is the favorite to win the Rams' starting running back job.Fantasy Spin:Richardson racked up 475 yards as a change of pace behind Steven Jackson last season. Isaiah Pead and Zac Stacy are the team's other running back options with rookie wide receiver Tavon Austin also likely to get a few carries a game out of the backfield.

Ten Places The St. Louis Rams Could Go Next

Leave Through The Hoop Here's a small note in a weekend where just about anything can happen and not make the news, because who is paying attention on the July 4 weekend... the Rams did not get a publicly funded $700 million upgrade for their stadium, which means they can break their lease after the 2014 season.Now, I'm not going to get into the merits of this. I've...

St. Louis Rams: City’s refusal to provide $700 million improvement to Dome is step in right direction

On Friday, the city of St. Louis and more specifically, the St. Louis Convention and Visitor’s Commission, made it public that the city would not provide the $700 million in improvements that the St. Louis Rams require to upgrade the Edward Jones Dome to make it a top tier NFL facility. The move should not be considered a surprise. It was highly unlikely that tax payer dollars...
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