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Has Les Snead’s decisions helped or hurt the St. Louis Rams?

Photo courtesy of Stlouistoday.comThe future is something that is very hard to predict, but it is task general managers get paid millions of dollars to do. You can gather up all of the statistics and 40 times on a player in order to make the right decision. No matter how much film you watch not one player is a sure thing. In the end it is all a crapshoot. St. Louis Rams general manager...
November 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Brockers optomistic on making NFL debut

ST. LOUIS Michael Brockers wouldnt say what he did with the big, bulky boot he was forced to wear on his right foot the past few weeks. But rest assured, he gladly disposed of it. Oh yeah, its gone, Brockers said. Thats a taboo. You dont want to keep that around. Get that thing away. The defensive lineman was back on the field Wednesday, practicing for the first time since suffering...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
September 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Brockers' injury part of risk to improve

ST. LOUIS On one hand, time on the field is necessary, each repetition crucial in helping a young player develop before results are real. On the other, injuries understand no difference between preseason and snaps that count toward true victory and defeat. Pain can strike on a tired Thursday in late August or on a Sunday with playoff berths at stake late in the fall. There are...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
August 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Michael Brockers suffered a sprained ankle

Getty St. Louis Rams rookie defensive tackle Michael Brockers left tonight’s preseason finale with an ankle injury according to the Rams official Twitter account. DT Michael Brockers has a right ankle injury. Return questionable. — St. Louis Rams (@STLouisRams) August 30, 2012 “He’s got an ankle (injury), not too serious,” Fisher said at halftime per, “but sometimes...
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August 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Brockers happy after first full-pad Rams practice

Michael Brockers said it was nice to finally hit someone after the St. Louis Rams took to the field Thursday night for their first practice with full pads. ''Oh, yeah, loved it,'' said the rookie defensive tackle out of LSU. ''As a defensive player that's what you love to see. That's what you love to do. You love to hit. We got out here in our pads...
Via AP on Fox
August 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Big deal: Brockers' contract free of "offset language"

At first glance, the four-year contract signed by St. Louis rookie defensive tackle Michael Brockers late last week conforms perfectly in terms of total value, allocation and signing bonus to the numbers allocated by the NFL for the No. 14 overall slot in the 2012 draft. However, the $9.52 million deal includes a few details that could make things downright devilish for some unsigned...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Rams first-round pick Brockers settling in

ST. LOUIS The old clich proves true for Rams defensive end Michael Brockers: What a difference a year makes. This time last year, Brockers was preparing for his first as a starter on the LSU defensive line. Now, the 6-5, 322-pound Brockers is a multi-millionaire experiencing his first taste of the NFL. The Rams selected the talented run-stopping Brockers with the No. 14 overall...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
June 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Rams top pick Brockers still a Cowboys fan

While in New York for the NFL Draft in April, LSU defensive lineman Michael Brockers said he would always be a Dallas Cowboys fan. Despite being selected by the St. Louis Rams, Brockers showed on Thursday that he is still supporting the Cowboys even when he signs a contract with another NFL team. In a photo posted on the Rams' official Twitter feed, Brockers can be seen signing...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
June 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Rams sign first-round pick Brockers

The St. Louis Rams signed their first-round draft pick, defensive tackle Michael Brockers, to a four-year contract, the team announced Thursday. Brockers' contract is worth $9.52 -- with a $5.36 million signing bonus -- and has a fifth-year option, NFL Network reported. Brockers, who played at LSU and is expected to become a starter immediately for the Rams, is the 14th first...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Rams feel Brockers makes the defensive line the strongest unit

Many NFL scouts called Michael Brockers, the 14th overall pick of the St. Louis Rams, the most complete defensive tackle in the 2012 NFL draft. While the Rams and head coach Jeff Fisher seem to be happy with the selection there were a number of doubters.
Via The Penalty Flag
May 24, 2012  |  Discuss
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