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St. Louis Rams
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There are three phases to every football game: offense, defense and special teams. Often overlooked in the shuffle of competition is the importance of the latter phase, a phase that sees second- and third-string players who fought for roster spots in training camp take the field. On this particular afternoon, the St. Louis Rams reminded football fans just how important these fringe players are to a winning franchise. Two relatively-unknown rookies, kicker Greg Zuerlein and punter Johnny Hekker, were the stars in a 19-13 win against the visiting Seattle Seahawks. Zuerlein made all four of his field goals Sunday and became the first rookie in NFL history to make a 60-yard attempt. Hekker continued to show why he was nominated for NFL Rookie of the Week honors two weeks ago, averaging 39 yards per punt and even throwing his first career touchdown pass. Seattle continued to produce offensively after an inspiring — and controversial — performance against the Green Bay Packers last Monday...
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Leading the hit-parade was rookie Greg “The Leg” Zuerlein who booted two franchise record field goals ending up with the best at 60 yards. The Leg scored four field goals for a total of 12 of the 19 points St. Louis put on the board; the other seven came from a fake field goal also pulled off by the Rams special teams when holder John Hekker fired off a pass to Danny Amendola...
Rookie kicker Greg Zuerlein has topped the field goal record he set earlier in the Rams game against the Seahawks on Sunday with a 60-yarder in the third quarter.
Zuerlein kicked a club-record 58-yarder in the first quarter, and his 60-yarder put St. Louis ahead 16-7.
Zuerlein is a sixth-round pick out of Missouri Western, and now is 11 for 11 on field goal tries.
The St. Louis Rams came home after a brutal loss to the Chicago Bears to face the heavily favored conference rival Seattle Seahawks. No one in NFL land gave the Rams a chance against the Seahawks after their questionable win against the Green Bay Packers in week three. The Rams were considered to be the permanent basement dwellers of the NFC West, but as it has been all season...
ST. LOUIS (AP) Missouri Western was a must stop for NFL special teams coaches this spring. Everyone wanted a close look at the kicker who made 21 field goals in a row, nine of them from midfield or beyond.
The Vikings put Greg Zuerlein high on their shopping list. The Texans, made the trip to St. Joseph, Mo., too. Rams special teams coach John Fassel showed up twice.
Greg Zuerlein kicked four field goals, including a 58-yarder and a club record 60-yarder, to help the St. Louis Rams to a 19-13 win over the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday.
Special teams led the way for the Rams (2-2), with a fake field goal turning into a 2-yard touchdown pass from punter Johnny Hekker to Danny Amendola to put St. Louis ahead 10-7 late in the first half.
The St. Louis Rams used three turnovers, a trick play, and the booming leg of Greg Zuerlein to beat Seattle 19-13 Sunday.Both teams are now 2-2 overall, 2-0 at home, and 0-2 on the road.The Rams used stiff defense, a trick play, and that canon of leg attached to Zuerlein for a 13-7 half time lead.After falling behind on a Marshawn Lynch touchdown early in the first quarter the rams...
As I predicted, the Rams did beat the Seahawks. It was a tough game, but the Rams were able to pull through and win 19-13. It was a close game that couldn't have got much closer. Many of the points scored were from field goals by the rookie kicker Greg Zuerlein. Zuerlein had four field goals including a 60-yard field goal. If you haven't learned how to spell "Zuerlein...
Entering the 2012 season, the St. Louis Rams looked only to start the rebuilding of a team that went 2-14 in 2011. They started at the top with replacing General Manager Billy Devaney, and replaced him with the Atlanta Falcons Head of Player Personnel Director Les Snead. Snead immediately looked for a Head Coach and was able to lure long time Tennessee Titan Head Coach Jeff Fisher...
ST. LOUIS -- There was no fantastic finish for the Seattle Seahawks this time. Relying on thunder-footed rookie kicker Greg Zuerlein and a defense which kept the Seahawks out of the end zone after the game's first 4 minutes and 15 seconds, the St. Louis Rams matched their win total of 2011 with a 19-13 win Sunday at Edward Jones Dome. Zuerlein, a sixth-round draft pick in...
It was another tough win for the Rams, but they were able to pull it off. They are definitely grateful for another win. The Rams beat the Seahawks 19-13 mainly due to the help of kicker Greg Zuerlein. We already learned what a great kicker he is earlier in the season. Below is a list of five things we learned from this game.1. The Rams Can Win At HomeThe Rams have won both of their...
ST. LOUIS -- Relying on thunder-footed rookie kicker Greg Zuerlein and a defense which kept the Seahawks out of the end zone after the game's first 4 minutes and 15 seconds, St. Louis matched its win total of 2011 with a 19-13 verdict Sunday at Edward Jones Dome. Zuerlein, a sixth-round draft pick in April out of Missouri Western, drilled field goals of 58, 48, 60 and 24 yards...
Personally, I'm a huge fan of trick plays and this fake field goal that the St. Louis Rams pulled off against the Seattle Seahawks was a thing of beauty.
The Rams were trailing 7-3 and appeared to be kicking a short field goal to cut Seattle's lead to one.
However, the Rams called a fake field goal as punter Johnny Hekker finds Danny Amendola in the right corner of...
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10) The Bills took a big lead on the Patriots, just to show that they could still give up 52 points and get blown out anyway
9) Greg Zuerlein is the Rams' kicker, he connected from 58 and 60 yards, and honestly, it might be time to start taking the air out of the kicking balls
8) You can not stop Dwayne Bowe from providing fantasy goodness in a...