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Even with Bradford out, this could be a breakout year for Tavon Austin

Speed might be the most valuable asset at the wide receiver position, and few in the NFL can run faster than St. Louis' Tavon Austin. In the most promising game of his rookie season, he made the Indianapolis defense look like it was standing still on touchdown catches of 57 and 81 yards in a 38-8 rout of the AFC South champions. Those two plays were preceded by a 98-yard punt...
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Jeff Fisher calls ESPN’s report on Michael Sam showering habits ‘unethical’

St. Louis Rans coach Jeff Fisher told the St. Louis Post-Dispatch that it was “unethical” of ESPN’s Josina Anderson to report on defensive end Michael Sam’s “showering habits.” “I’m extremely disappointed in her piece,” Fisher told the Post-Dispatch on Wednesday, not long before the team boarded buses for Lambert Airport and the trip to Miami for Thursday’s...
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Michael Sam survives Rams first roster cuts

Scott Rovak-USA TODAY Sports The St. Louis Rams announced Tuesday that they have made four roster moves to get to the maximum of 75 players. The team waived DE Sammy Brown and S Matt Daniels and placed QB Sam Bradford and C Demetrius Rhaney on Reserve/Injured. Defensive end Michael Sam has survived the first round of cuts. Sam, the first openly gay active player in NFL history, has...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

2014 Fantasy Football: The Receiver to Own in St. Louis

Source: Joe Robbins/Getty Images North America There are a ton of questions surrounding the St. Louis Rams receiving corps. With a bunch of unproven receivers, who is the guy to own? Most will say Tavon Austin. Despite a disappointing rookie campaign, he is currently being drafted as the No. 43 WR (ADP 112.29). In this case, most people would be wrong. The next Rams WR being drafted...
Via The Fantasy Fix
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rams could look into acquiring Mallett, Barkley

The St. Louis Rams are still in shock of losing starting quarterback Sam Bradford to a re-torn ACL, and certainly have to be considering the possibility of making a move for another quarterback. There are not too many options out on the market at this point in time, but two names that have been brought up as potential targets are Ryan Mallett and Matt Barkley. From Rich Tandler of...
Via Sports-Glory
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Torry Holt bothered by Tavon Austin’s ‘very quiet’ camp

Suffice it to say, Tavon Austin has yet to live up to expectations. Austin -- the No. 8 overall pick in 2013 -- is coming off a disappointing rookie campaign that was marred by drops and ineffective route running. He blamed his struggles on not knowing the Rams' playbook, which, in his words, looked and sounded like Spanish. Seemingly out of excuses, Austin continues to...
Via Helmet2Helmet
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Rams veteran wide out Torry Holt warns fantasy owners about Tavon Austin

Just a few weeks ago Tavon Austin admitted publicly that he did not know the playbook for the Rams.  Well there is a bigger issue now. While everyone was hoping Austin would turn it around in his sophomore season he has been really quiet.  Former Rams wide out Torry Holt who always goes to Rams […] The post Rams veteran wide out Torry Holt warns fantasy owners about Tavon Austin...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Austin, Bailey ready for second season with Rams

ST. LOUIS -- Wide receiver Tavon Austin expects to make more of an impact in his second season with the St. Louis Rams. Former West Virginia teammate Stedman Bailey will be part of the plan, too, after serving a four-game suspension at the start of the season. The Rams released the depth chart for Friday's preseason opener against visiting New Orleans on Monday and the 5-foot...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Tavon Austin ‘didn’t really know what was going on’ as a St. Louis Ram

Tavon Austin said Wednesday that the St. Louis Rams’ playbook “looked like Spanish” last year. Austin, who St. Louis selected eighth overall out of West Virginia, caught 40 balls for 418 yards and four touchdowns as a rookie. A two-time First-Team All-American, Austin also rushed nine times for 151 yards and a score. “I didn’t really know what was going on,” said Austin...
Via Sports by Colin
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Tavon Austin says the game is slowing down for him now

Tavon Austin had a decent rookie season but certainly left something to be desired. Even though Austin had quite a few touchdowns in which he showed off his blazing speed, he also looked a bit lost at times and sometimes overthought his routes and the game itself. After dominating football at every level growing up, the game had finally caught up to Austin as he turned pro. As he...
Via cover32 - Rams
June 13, 2014  |  Discuss
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