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Rams enjoying 4-3 start but know there's much room for growth

Linebacker James Laurinaitis celebrates after helping the Rams get a safety Sunday against the 49ers. Billy Hurst APST. LOUIS -- More and more, it's looking like the St. Louis Rams are for real.They have a consistent threat in Todd Gurley, the first rookie in NFL history to rush for 125 or more yards in his first four starts. They've got a dominant defense that has allowed just...
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Rams' Laurinaitis remains unswayed by Browns' losing record

Linebacker James Laurinaitis expects a tough test from the Browns on Sunday. Jeff Curry USA TODAY SportsWhen the Cleveland Browns come to town Sunday, the St. Louis Rams won't be thinking a 2-4 squad is on the opposing sideline.“I’m not a big fan of the whole ‘on paper’ thing,” Rams middle linebacker James Laurinaitis said. “I’ve done the on-paper, light part of the...
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October 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Aaron Rodgers has amazing interception streak broken

It only took 588 tries for a defender to finally haul in an interception on an Aaron Rodgers pass at Lambeau Field. Rodgers had been on an amazing interception-free streak that dated back to December of 2012 before Sunday. St. Louis Rams linebacker James Laurinaitis got his hands on a tipped pass, thus breaking the streak. Here is a clip of the play that broke Rodgers remarkable...
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October 11, 2015  |  Discuss

This stat about St. Louis Rams linebacker James Laurinaitis is extremely impressive

There may be no more crucial position on the field for the defense than inside linebacker. A missed tackle or a blown coverage there is the quickest way to give up six points in a hurry. Fortunately for the St. Louis Rams, they’ve got a guy. According to the experts at Pro Football Focus, Laurinaitis tackled better than anyone else at his position in 2014, only missing one for...
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July 21, 2015  |  Discuss

St. Louis Rams: what is next for 2015?

James Laurinaitis The St. Louis Rams in 2014 have had their challenges. The Rams had some bad luck with some injuries, play calling, and getting players ready to compete on a week to week basis. The Rams play calling on both sides of the ball has left a lot to be desired. This year should have been the St. Louis Rams year to make it to the playoffs but bad luck always seemed to...
December 21, 2014  |  Discuss

James Laurinaitis sums up the St. Louis Rams’ win well

The Rams pulled off an exhilarating, strange, and sometimes ugly 19-17 over the Buccaneers today. Rams middle linebacker James Laurinaitis summed up the afternoon well with this postgame tweet. Nothing like winning!!! So many gutsy performances! Never been prouder of my teammates! Wasn't pretty but I don't care! W!!!!! — James Laurinaitis (@JLaurinaitis55) September 15, 2014
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September 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Weekly Rewind: Much ado about the St. Louis Rams’ front seven

Here’s a recap of what you may have missed this past week. cover32 Rams Local Content - The Rams’ front seven will only be as good as James Laurinaitis (READ) - How does the St. Louis Rams’ front seven stack up against the NFC West? (READ) - What should the St. Louis Rams expect from Brian Quick in 2014? (READ) - The Rams are turning the running back job into a competition…sort...
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June 21, 2014  |  Discuss

The St. Louis Rams’ front seven will only be as good as James Laurinaitis

The Rams’ front seven has been the subject of much ballyhoo this offseason, including a piece from our own Sam Tramel earlier this week. With the addition of first-round pick Aaron Donald to an already stacked defensive line headlined by PFWA defensive player of the year Robert Quinn, the Rams’ defensive line would be a disappointment if it didn’t constantly disrupt quarterbacks...
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June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Let’s take a look at the St. Louis Rams’ inside linebacker needs

Yesterday, we took a look at the top inside linebacker prospects in this year’s draft. I mentioned that the Rams probably won’t take any of these guys since they are firmly entrenched with sixth-year man James Laurinaitis in the middle for 2014. However, Laurinaitis’s contract is front-loaded to the extreme. He counted $12.4 million against the Rams’ cap last year, the first...
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April 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Rams defense provides bright spot in up and down season

ST. LOUIS -- James Laurinaitis doesn't have an answer. The St. Louis Rams' middle linebacker has tried to figure out where things went wrong, why his team and his defense can look dominant in some games and struggle to stop anybody in others. Laurinaitis knows that next month, when the Rams are watching the playoffs, they are going to be watching team they beat this season -- Arizona...
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December 15, 2013  |  Discuss

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