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WATCH: Rams' Zuerlein sets franchise record with booming 61-yard FB

St. Louis Rams kicker Greg Zuerlein set a franchise record with a 61-yard field goal at the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday.Zuerlein, with a stiff breeze to his back, tied three other kickers for the seventh-longest field goal in NFL history. He eclipsed his previous career best of 60 yards by splitting the uprights with a booming kick that reached the netting behind the end zone at...
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November 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Long-distance attempts contributing to slump of Rams' Zuerlein

The recent struggles of St. Louis Rams kicker Greg Zuerlein is not causing his coach much cause for concern.Zuerlein has misfired on five field goal attempts over the past two games, although four of them were from beyond 50 yards, which is why Rams coach Jeff Fisher said he is not fazed by his kicker's struggles."No. No, he’s hitting it really well," Fisher said. "He just needs...
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October 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Rams' Zuerlein: Coach's decision to kick 63-yarder not a long shot

St. Louis Rams kicker Greg Zuerlein earned the nickname "Legaton" during his rookie season for his ability to connect from long range.Zuerlein nailed 7-of-13 attempts from midfield or beyond in his first year and entered his fourth season by converting on 13-of-22 from at least 50 yards. So Rams coach Jeff Fisher was not shy about sending Zuerlein out to attempt a 63-yard attempt...
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October 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Rams' McQuaide is the man behind success of Zuerlein, Hekker

ST. LOUIS -- Jake McQuaide's objective is efficiency without being noticed. The long snapper is the man standing behind the curtain on St. Louis Rams special teams, getting the job done going on five NFL seasons. "I don't think he's ever had a bad day," kicker Greg Zuerlein said after practice Saturday. "I don't want to jinx him, but the ball is always where it needs to be. "Just...
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August 10, 2015  |  Discuss

St. Louis Rams kicker Greg Zuerlein recalls his draft journey

It's not often a kicker gets drafted and it's certainly not often a kicker from a non BCS school gets drafted.But that is exactly the journey St. Louis Rams kicker Greg Zuerlein took on his way to the NFL.Zuerlein knew he had a chance to get drafted, but you really never know until you get that phone call.“I knew I had a chance on it based on who I talked to and visited,” Zuerlein...
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April 30, 2015  |  Discuss

St. Louis Rams throat-stomp the Redskins in route to second straight shutout

Last week the Rams shut out the Raiders 52-0 in an absolutely dominant display of football prowess. It was the Rams’ first shutout in eight years. Rather than wait eight years again to pitch another shutout, the Rams decided seven days would suffice. This game was a little more competitive than last week’s, but the end result was similar: Rams 24, Redskins 0. The Rams have now...
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December 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Rams kicker Zuerlein has regained rookie-season form

ST. LOUIS -- Rams kicker Greg Zuerlein has regained his rookie-season form. Zuerlein was a career-best 5 for 5 with two field goals of longer than 50 yards last week, providing most of the points in a 22-7 upset over the Denver Broncos and earning NFC special teams player of the week honors. "You go out to do what you can to help your team, and that's what I'm happiest about," Zuerlein...
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November 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Zuerlein not a fan of longer extra point attempts

ST. LOUIS -- St. Louis Rams kicker Greg Zuerlein is not a fan of the longer distance for extra point attempts that is being tested in the preseason. "It's an interesting experiment, but I don't understand the reasoning behind it," Zuerlein said Wednesday after practice at Rams Park. "They're trying new things and we just deal with. I was not consulted. "I don't know why they'd change...
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August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Grade Day: The Underappreciated St. Louis Rams Special Teams

Over the past two weeks, I’ve given grades out for the offensive and defensive sides of the ball. It’s now time to grade an often overlooked, but extremely necessary group, the special teams. Kicker: A Starting the list off is Greg Zuerlein a.k.a. Greg the Leg a.k.a. Legatron. Last year was his best year in his two-year career, nailing all but two if his field goals (26-28),...
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July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

St. Louis Rams definitely don’t need one, but here are the top kicking/punting prospects

The St. Louis Rams have the best kicker/punter tandem in the NFL with All-Pro punter Johnny Hekker and titanium-legged kicker Greg Zuerlein. Both guys are only entering their third year too, so it’s safe to say they’ll both be Rams for years to come. However, it’s the offseason, and we’re scouting everyone for the upcoming draft, even the kickers and punters. So check out...
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April 28, 2014  |  Discuss

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