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The St. Louis Rams have officially signed all of their 2012 NFL Draft picks, agreeing to terms with cornerbacks Janoris Jenkins and Trumaine Johnson just in time for the opening of rookie camp Wednesday. One thing the Rams haven't been accustomed to dealing with during their time in the Gateway City is players with recurring off-the-field issues. However, the "character concerns" Jenkins and Johnson presented entering the draft weren't enough to deter the Rams. The secondary is in need of lockdown talent, especially under former Tennessee Titans' head coach Jeff Fisher's new regime. Fisher loves to pressure the quarterback with his defensive lineman in an aggressive 4-3 scheme, and drafted Jenkins and Johnson to help give budding stars Chris Long and Robert Quinn more time to wreak havoc in the backfield. Along with former Titans' cornerback Cortland Finnegan, the Rams' secondary is shaping up to be one of the youngest, most physical and most ta...

Rookie oversleeps, misses first practice

A Rams rookie overslept and ended up missing his first practice with the team. Not exactly the best way to start off your career.

Rams open rookie camp

First-year Rams coach Jeff Fisher didn't mind the few hitches the team faced during the first two days of rookie camp. ''We're off to a good start,'' he said after about a 90-minute practice Thursday. Trumaine Johnson provided the final piece of the rookie class when he arrived a bit later than scheduled. A cornerback out of Montana, he slept through his...

Rams, Steven Jackson working on an extension

Steven Jackson is now 29 years old and has 2138 career carries. The average member of the top-25 all-time leaders in rushing yards has his last 1000 yard season at age 30 and 2602 career carries (Jackson currently sits at 32nd all-time and will likely finish his career in the top-25). After that players have a big drop off and they average just 169 carries per season at 3.5 yards...

Steven Jackson or Trent Richardson

We all know what S Jack can bring to the table. Seven years with at least a 1,000 yards and 5 touchdowns. Not to mention his ability to catch the ball out of the backfield. How long can this production last? His bruiser mentality makes him questionable weekly leaving owners perplexed in regards to touches and playtime. Trent Richardson is the future. I haven’t watched highlights...

St. Louis Rams Sign FB Ovie Mughelli, Bolster Backfield

The St. Louis Rams further bolstered their backfield over the weekend with the addition of free agent fullback Ovie Mughelli, the team announced on Saturday. Photo Credit: Jimmy Cribb/ Mughelli was selected in the fourth round (134th overall) out of Wake Forest by the Baltimore Ravens in the 2003 NFL Draft.  After four seasons with the Ravens, the 6-1, 250-pound...

Reconstruction truly begins in camp for Rams

ST. LOUIS It's time for the reconstruction to produce results. The past seven months have included a chance to wonder what the St. Louis Rams' new era will look like under veteran coach Jeff Fisher. Since Steve Spagnuolo was dispatched in January, along with former general manager Billy Devaney, there have been steps forward (the signing of free-agent cornerback Cortland...

Rams' picks Jenkins, Johnson agree to terms

The Rams' final two draft picks finally fell in line when cornerbacks Janoris Jenkins (second round) and Trumaine Johnson (third) agreed to contract terms. The Post-Dispatch reported that Jenkins' deal is worth "just over" $5 million with $3.1 million guaranteed. It was also reported that "according to league sources, Jenkins is believed to have the largest...

Rams Camp 2012: The Bubble Players

Anthropological research suggests that we can make strong, comfortable associations with small numbers.  ("What? Is that really how you want to start an article?" Yes, stay with me now. It'll get better, I promise.) "One" and "two" have very specific identities in our minds - the single and the pair. Likewise, "three" is the triangle...

Rams ink 2nd round pick Jenkins

Jim Thomas of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch is reporting that the St. Louis Rams and CB Janoris Jenkins have agreed to terms. The 4-year deal is for an estimated $5 million with $3.1 million guaranteed, Thomas reported. Jenkins, with his off-field college troubles, saw his draft stock dramatically after marijuana arrests. The consensus around the league saw him as a first round talent...
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