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AUSTIN PETTIS RUMORS

Rams Restructure WR Austin Pettis’ Contract

  According to Jason Fitzgerald of OverTheCap.com, is appears as though the St. Louis Rams have restructured the contract of WR Austin Pettis. Fitzgerald mentions that Pettis’ 2014 base salary has dropped from $1.431 million to $700,000. Fitzgerald adds that Pettis received a $250,000 signing bonus as part of his contract. Given that the Rams included a signing bonus in...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Gone camping: St. Louis Rams 8/4 practice (FIGHT ALERT!)

After spending Saturday down at the Edward Jones Dome, the Rams returned to Rams Park today to get back in the swing of training camp. Here is a recap of what happened, including a fight! Let’s get straight to the good stuff, then we’ll backtrack to an actual recap of the practice. First a little foreshadowing… Joyner hits like a mac-truck for a guy of his size. But we knew...
Via cover32 - Rams
August 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Brian Quick and Austin Pettis: A cautionary tale about training camp hype

I know we’ve been hyping Brian Quick and Kenny Britt quite a bit this week as the big-bodied duo have put on an impressive showing during the Rams’ training camp. A lot of other outlets have been hyping the duo as well. I’m here to splash a bit of cold water on your face. Last year, in the Rams’ 2013 training camp, do you recall which Rams wide receiver was receiving (pun...
Via cover32 - Rams
August 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Austin Pettis Reels in 2 TDs vs. Jaguars

Rams receiver Austin Pettis caught two touchdowns Sunday against the Jaguars.Fantasy Spin:Pettis only caught four passes for 49 yards, but he made them count. The receiver has 19 catches, 206 yards and four touchdowns over his last four games and should be added as a bye-week fill-in WR3.
Via Fantasy Football Champs
October 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Fantasy Football Week 5: The Creeper Report

Eddie Royal or Golden Tate? That was my biggest fantasy football debate this week. Admittedly, I was very slim at flex in Andy’s league. [Then I step through the fog and I creep through the smog Cuz I'm Snoop Doggy (Who?) Doggy (What?) Doggy Dogg.] Royal was ranked higher, but I feel rankers are always stingy with Seattle’s wide receivers. So I threw the question on Twitter...
Via The Penalty Flag
October 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Rams finally figured out Bradford

It took three seasons, but the St. Louis Rams may have finally figured out what makes Sam Bradford tick. The conventional wisdom has been to surround Bradford with big and tall wide receivers like Austin Pettis or Brian Quick that can go up and get the ball down the field. Every offseason, rumors swirled that all Bradford needed was a big and fast receiver. That’s why Greg Jennings...
Via The Penalty Flag
May 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Pettis impressing early in camp

ST. LOUIS Last year was quite the rookie season for Rams wide receiver Austin Pettis. The third round draft pick out of Boise State didn't even dress until week three and then missed the final two games of the season as part of a four-game suspension for testing positive for a performance enhancing substance. In between, he had 27 catches for 256 yards in 12 games and returned...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
August 15, 2012  |  Discuss

The NFL suspends WR Austin Pettis of the St. Louis Rams

The NFL has suspended rookie WR Austin Pettis for the next four games for testing positive for a performance enhancing drug.  Pettis played in 12 games (3 starts) for the Rams this year and he caught 27 passes for 256 yards (9.5 avg).  He also returned 15 punts for 139 yards (9.3 avg) and he returned 3 kickoffs for 62 yards (20.7 avg) this year.  This is a disappointing end to...
Via Rams Locker
December 22, 2011  |  Discuss

Rams WR Austin Pettis Suspended

Just when you thought things couldn’t get worse for the St. Louis Rams, the NFL announced on Wednesday that rookie WR Austin Pettis has been suspended for 4 weeks for violating the league’s substance abuse policy. According to the report, Pettis … [visit site to read more] Rams WR Austin Pettis Suspended - Ramblin' Fan - Ramblin' Fan - A St. Louis Rams Fan Site - News...
Via Ramblin' Fan
December 22, 2011  |  Discuss

Rams WR Pettis suspended four games

The NFL suspended St. Louis Rams wide receiver Austin Pettis for four games Wednesday for violating the league's performance-enhancing drug policy, the team announced. The rookie third-round pick out of Boise State will be suspended without pay for the final two games of this season and the first two of next season. The suspension can be appealed. Pettis is still allowed to...
Via Fox Sports
December 21, 2011  |  Discuss
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