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William Hayes says he played through a painful, uh, groin injury in 2012 and 2013

Supersub defensive end William Hayes is working his way back from multiple offseason procedures during this training camp. According to Jim Thomas of the St. Louis Post Dispatch, Hayes had three operations done over the offseason. The first two – a collarbone and an ankle procedure – were relatively routine and were completed in January. It’s the third surgery that was pretty...
Via cover32 - Rams
July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Rams veteran smashes mirror in frustration, slices forearm

The Rams have had a bit of bad luck of late, and their collective frustration finally boiled over after a tough loss to the Titans on Sunday. Rams defensive end William Hayes, who is in his second season with the team, took his frustrations out in the locker room after the 28-21 loss on Sunday, smashing a mirror with his forearm and suffering a sizable cut, according to the St. Louis...
November 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Rams DE William Hayes injures forearm smashing a mirror

St. Louis Rams defensive end William Hayes picked a fight with a mirror after his team’s frustrating loss to the Tennessee Titans on Sunday. He lost. According to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Hayes smashed a mirror with his forearm and suffered a pretty nasty cut. He received stitches to close the wound and practiced in […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Rams' Hayes Looking Forward To Playing In Home State

William Hayes played at Winston-Salem State from 2004-2007 before turning pro. (WSSU photo) The life on an NFL player is fast and furious during the season, and doesn't always offer family and friends the chance to see their hometown hero play live. Family and friends of St. Louis defensive end William Hayes will get that opportunity this weekend when the Rams travel to...
Via HBCU Gameday
October 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Rams Re-Sign DE William Hayes

Mike Garafolo reports that the Rams have re-signed DE William Hayes. This is somewhat of a surprising move given that he was a part-time player for the Rams last year and looked to be in for at least a respectable market that could result in a starting job. We had him listed as the No. 100 best available player in our Top 100 Free Agents list. The post Rams Re-Sign DE William...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions Free Agency Tracker: William Hayes to Replace Cliff Avril?

William Hayes could be on the Detroit Lions’ list of free-agent targets. The Detroit Lions head into the start of NFL free agency (March 12, 4 p.m. ET) with plenty of needs, most on defense. We’ll be tracking all the news and rumors surrounding the Lions’ free-agent pursuits — this page will be updated frequently. • Lions ‘actively pursuing’ Rams DE William Hayes It...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
March 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Lions Targeting DE William Hayes In Free Agency?

Anwar Richardson of reports that that the Lions are “one of several NFL teams” actively pursuing free agent DE William Hayes. Hayes would most likely replace DE Cliff Avril who’s expected to land a huge contract in the near future. Detroit needs an additional pass rusher and Hayes could end up being a reasonable value on the open market. Last season, Hayes was...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Rams sign DE William Hayes to one-year deal

The St. Louis Rams have signed former Tennessee Titans defensive end William Hayes to a one year deal. The addition of Hayes helps the Rams shore up their defensive line with the departure of James Hall. A four-year veteran, Hayes had his best season in 2009 when he started 11 games and had 50 total tackles with 4 sacks.  Hayes is primarily thought of as a run stuffer and could...
Via Pro Football Zone
April 06, 2012  |  Discuss

NFL fines Titans DE Hayes $15K for hit

The NFL has fined Titans defensive end William Hayes $15,000 for a hit on Atlanta quarterback Matt Ryan, a punishment he plans to appeal. Hayes said Thursday he was fined for putting too much weight on the quarterback as he hit Ryan. Hayes says he fell to Ryan's side as he hit him trying to avoid just that. He says he wants to talk to somebody in the NFL to explain the rule...
Via AP on Fox
November 24, 2011  |  Discuss

Titans' Hayes calls out Falcons O-line: 'They'll hit you late'

After watching the tape and seeing it live, Titans defensive end William Hayes believes the Falcons' offensive line is playing dirty -- but he's fine with that.
November 19, 2011  |  Discuss
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