We’ve been a little tough on Rams center Scott Wells, who ranks near the bottom of all NFL centers, according to Pro Football Focus.
But thanks to an article in today’s St. Louis Post Dispatch, we may now have an explanation for Wells’ slow start.
In June, Wells missed some time during Rams OTA’s when he had to spend four days in the ICU fighting off a bacterial infection...
According to ESPN’s Field Yates, the Rams have restructed the contract of starting center Scott Wells.
From our @FieldYates, #Rams center Scott Wells reworks contract, saving team $2.2125 million in 2014. … http://t.co/yame0fMOVX
— Nick Wagoner (@nwagoner) June 9, 2014
The restructure includes base salary reductions for both the upcoming season and the next, which will round...
The St. Louis Rams are the youngest team in the NFL; so there are not many veterans on the team who are in danger of losing their spots. Most of the Rams main players like Robert Quinn, Zac Stacy, and Sam Bradford are all either in or entering the prime of their careers. The Rams see this as a good thing because their future looks bright but realize that veteran experience is healthy...
ST. LOUIS -- Rams center Scott Wells is likely out for the rest of the season after he broke his left ankle in the first half of Sunday's 23-13 loss at San Francisco.
Wells started the first 12 games of the year. Tim Barnes, in his second season in the NFL, replaced Wells against the 49ers and likely will get the start on Sunday at Arizona.
Wells spent his first eight seasons...
ST. LOUIS Like most fathers of six kids, Scott Wells expects Christmas morning to be quite the show at his home. Wrapping paper will fly. There will be few hours of sleep. At some point during the blizzard of activity near the tree, he'll give thanks for three gifts.
"It will be chaos," said Wells, the St. Louis Rams' center, who in August adopted three Ugandan...
Scott Wells and his wife experienced tragedy in 2005 when they lost twins born severely premature shortly after their birth, but have since adopted three orphans from Uganda.
(Updates.) Scott Wells has had a busy offseason.
After signing a four-year, $24 million contract with the St. Louis Rams, the former Green Bay Packers center had knee surgery that kept him from most of the team's activities.
While rehabbing, Wells and his wife recently completed the adoption of three orphans from Uganda, a process that took nearly 18 months.
As they prepare...
Via AP on Fox
August 30, 2012
Free-agent center Scott Wells is on his way out of Green Bay after agreeing to a contract with the St. Louis Rams on Friday.
Agent Brian Parker said the longtime Packers starter agreed to terms with the Rams on Friday after a free-agent visit there. Parker did not disclose terms of the deal.
Wells will give the Rams a veteran leader on their offensive line, continuing their offseason...
Via AP on Fox
March 17, 2012