Found December 13, 2012 on
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Last week: 21 (+3)
Net points per drive: -0.40 (25th)
DVOA: -5.3% (19th)
Weighted DVOA: -6.3% (19th)
Since the bye, the Rams have tied and beaten the 49ers, gotten road wins in Buffalo and Arizona, and only lost to the Jets, who were in a great spot. Improved health is to thank. They won’t win in Seattle, but they should win at least one of two against Minnesota in St. Louis or the Buccaneers in Tampa Bay.
WR Brandon Gibson: Caught 6 passes for 100 yards and touchdown on 9 attempts on 38 pass snaps, 4.0 YAC per catch, 1 drop
DT Kendall Langford: 2 sacks on 17 pass rush snaps, 2 assists
DT Michael Brockers: 2 sacks, 2 quarterback hits, and 1 quarterback hurry on 19 pass block snaps, 5 solo tackles, 1 assist, 6 stops
RB Steven Jackson: Rushed for 64 yards (32 after contact) and a touchdown on 19 attempts, 2 broken tackles, caught 1 pass for 9 yards on 2 attempts, 1 drop
WR Chris Givens: Caught 3 passes for 25 yards on 10 attempts on 43 pass snaps, 5.3 YAC per ...
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St. Louis Rams wide
receiver Danny Amendola and running back Stephen Jackson were limited
participants at practice Thursday, while linebacker James Laurinaitis wasn’t able
to suit up for the second day in a row.
Amendola continues to recover from a foot injury that has sidelined
him for the past few weeks. He was able to practice at a limited capacity Wednesday
ST. LOUIS (AP) Johnny Hekker is beginning to make his mark as one of five rookie punters in the NFL.
The Rams' punt team's statistics don't give much reason for pause, ranking in the bottom third in net average, percentage of punts inside the opponents' 20 yard line, fair catches forced and several other categories. But what coach Jeff Fisher likes is Hekker'...
ST. LOUIS (AP) The St. Louis Rams find themselves with an opportunity to finish with a winning record for the first time since 2003 and an outside shot of making the playoffs.
If they accomplish either, Sam Bradford and the offense won't be the main reason for the success. The Rams offense is 29th in scoring and the third-year quarterback is ranked 22nd.
Earlier in the season, the St Louis Rams made the decision to allow RB Steven Jackson to become a free agent rather than pick up his option, but he apparently “expects to be back” with the team next season.
“It’ll be something that I look forward to dealing with and handling at the end of the year,” said Jackson, via the St Louis Post-Dispatch. “I’m very optimistic...
The St. Louis Rams are back in the playoff hunt despite a bevy of numbers that say they shouldn’t be. They may not make the playoffs, but they have certainly had an impact on them to this point with wins over contending teams.
ST. LOUIS Spots are scarce. This is the time of year when the playoff race becomes a melee of gritted teeth, flying elbows and black eyes. Six slots. Many possibilities. One brawl.
Call it Elimination Sunday at the Edward Jones Dome. The St. Louis Rams (6-6-1) and Minnesota Vikings (7-6) meet as members of the "In The Hunt" club in the NFC postseason chase. By the end...
Rams receiver Danny Amendola (heel) returned to the practice field on Friday and has been upgraded to probable.Fantasy Spin:Amendola said he "will play" when asked after practice, but the more important question is whether he will make it through 60 minutes. High-risk, high-reward.
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Thanks in part to the Minnesota Vikings, the St. Louis Rams were faced with a franchise-altering moment in March when the Washington Redskins came calling.
On the table was a lucrative trade offer from Washington, which would net St. Louis six draft picks in exchange for the No. 2 overall selection and the rights to select Heisman-winning Baylor quarterback Robert...
Sunday's meeting between the Minnesota Vikings and St. Louis Rams could serve as all but an elimination game in the NFC playoff race.
While St. Louis might need a win at home to remain in the hunt, Minnesota could move into a tie for a wild-card spot or potentially make its road to the postseason significantly tougher.
The Vikings (7-6) ended a two-game skid and breathed life...