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Yet another news story confirms the St. Louis Rams’ offensive line is in rough shape

Today, ESPN’s Nick Wagoner wrote that the Rams are in no rush to name a starting center. Offensive line has been a question mark for the Rams for the entire offseason, ever since they cut Jake Long and Scott Wells and inexplicably let Joe Barksdale walk in free agency. Immediately, the Rams lost three-fifths of their starting offensive line. AROUND COVER32 First and 10: Contenders...
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August 27, 2015  |  Discuss

How the St. Louis Rams can solidify the offensive line

Despite being fairly active during the 2015 free agency period, the St. Louis Rams have yet to address glaring needs along the offensive line. The Rams got into this position by making center Scott Wells and tackle Jake Long salary cap casualties and letting guard Davin Joseph and tackle Joe Barksdale test the free agent waters. Thankfully, and much to Nick Foles’ relief, the St...
March 20, 2015  |  Discuss

A tick bite sent St. Louis Rams center Scott Wells to the ICU for four days this summer

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...
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September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

St. Louis Rams center Scott Wells restructures, helps free up over $2 million

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. … — Nick Wagoner (@nwagoner) June 9, 2014 The restructure includes base salary reductions for both the upcoming season and the next, which will round...
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June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Rams C Scott Wells Takes Pay Cut, Creates $2M In Cap Space

  Field Yates of reports that Rams C Scott Wells has agreed to restructure his contract for the 2014 and 2015 seasons. According to Yates, Wells’ 2014 base salary has been reduced from $5.5 million to $1 million, but includes a $1.65 million roster bonus that has already been paid to him. He can also earn up to $850,000 in per game roster bonuses this season. Wells’...
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June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

St Louis Rams: Why Scott Wells should be worried

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...
June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Rams C Scott Wells Unlikely To Be A Cap Casualty

According to ESPN’s Adam Caplan, “indications are that” the Rams will keep C Scott Wells for next season, despite rumors that he could be a cap casualty this offseason. Wells, 33, has two years remaining on his four-year, $24 million contract that included $13 million guaranteed. He’ll make $5.5 million in each of the next two years to go along with cap figures of $6.5...
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March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Rams Place C Scott Wells On Season-Ending Injured Reserve

Jim Thomas of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the Rams have placed C Scott Wells on season-ending injured reserve with a fractured fibula. The Rams subsequently signed G Brandon Washington to their active roster. Wells, 32, has been a pretty big disappointment since he signed with St. Louis back in 2012. The Rams gave him a four-year contract worth $24 million...
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December 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Rams C Wells sidelined with broken left ankle

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 in...
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December 02, 2013  |  Discuss

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