Found April 05, 2012 on Football Nation:
5. Cortland Finnegan, CB, St. Louis Rams Cortland Finnegan, who recently signed a massive five-year deal with the St. Louis Rams after becoming a Pro Bowl cornerback with the Tennessee Titans, would love to be called the NFL's dirtiest player (as he has once declared). Don't let his diminutive stature (5-foot-9, 190 pounds) fool you; he's one pesky, annoying man. Heck, everyone remembers the Andre Johnson incident during the 2010 regular season. Finnegan annoyed the soft-spoken, usually calm Johnson to the point where fists were thrown and punches were connected. Johnson may have won the fist fight, but Finnegan got in his head nonetheless. And that's just what he does: plays head-games with his opponents. While it might not be entirely dirty by definition, there are many other instances of foul play, particularly in recent years. For example, in September 2010, Finnegan was fined $5,000 for throwing then-New York Giants WR Steve Smith to the ground by his helmet. ...

Carter: Ban Gregg Williams for life

If it were up to Cris Carter, Gregg Williams would never set foot on an NFL sideline ever again. 

Fisher explains thinking behind trade

Rams coach Jeff Fisher says a trade up with Cleveland to the fourth pick in the first round is a possibility and also acknowledged there were teams that inquired about trading for quarterback Sam Bradford. Since being hired, both Fisher and general manager Les Snead insisted they were committing to Bradford. That was confirmed when the Rams traded the second overall pick in next...

Bound to be asked by someone; Should the Rams have kept their pick and drafted Robert Griffin ...

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Jason Brown will visit the 49ers

According to Adam Caplan of, free agent center Jason Brown is scheduled to visit the San Francisco 49ers this weekend. The 28 year-old Brown has played the past three seasons in St. Louis. Before then he started out his career with the Baltimore Ravens. Brown has been very durable, after he’s only missed two starts over the past five seasons.

Rams sign DE William Hayes to one-year deal

The St. Louis Rams have signed former Tennessee Titans defensive end William Hayes to a one year deal. The addition of Hayes helps the Rams shore up their defensive line with the departure of James Hall. A four-year veteran, Hayes had his best season in 2009 when he started 11 games and had 50 total tackles with 4 sacks.  Hayes is primarily thought of as a run stuffer and could...

Rams announce preseason schedule

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Report: Rams to work out WR Simpson on Wednesday

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Robert Griffin III: Are The St. Louis Rams Making A Huge Mistake?

Nobody knows anything.   That’s the title of chapter five in Brian Billick’s book “More Than A Game”, in which Coach Billick describes how teams are about 50/50 when it comes to drafting a quarterback with the first overall pick. The underlying theme suggests that no matter how much film study a team does and no matter how good a player is in college or at the combine, none...
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