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St. Louis Rams training camp preview: Quarterback

Training camp is painfully close. One week from today, rookies will report to Rams Park while the veterans file in a few days later. We’ve spent a lot of time in the last few weeks setting our expectations for the 2014 Rams, but before any of those can become a reality, a 53-man roster must first be crafted. With that said, the first of our 2014 training camp previews focuses on...
Via cover32 - Rams
14 days ago  |  Discuss

St. Louis Rams: Which rookies will make the team?

The St. Louis Rams had one of the best drafts in franchise history, using 11 picks to fill necessary  needs at certain positions and adding depth to areas of the team like the secondary and the defensive line. It has been a while since there were legitimate position battles during OTA’s and training camp, so this is an exciting time for the Rams and the expectations are high....
Via isportsweb.com
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

New Rams QB Gilbert anxious to prove his worth on the gridiron

ST. LOUIS -- Garrett Gilbert is ready to start asking questions. Lots and lots of questions.   The quarterback the Rams selected in the sixth round on Saturday got to meet the rest of the St. Louis QBs -- Sam Bradford, Shaun Hill and Austin Davis -- on Tuesday and almost immediately began to pick their brains. "I got to start asking some questions to all three quarterbacks...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Rams Tender Offers To Three Exclusive Rights Free Agents

According to Jim Thomas of the St Louis Post-Dispatch, the Rams have tender offers to exclusive rights free agents C Tim Barnes, QB Austin Davis and WR Justin Veltung. Barnes, 25, started four games in relief of C Scott Wells who was out with injury. He played 272 snaps last season and was rated as below average player by Pro Football Focus. Davis, 24, signed with the Rams as an...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Rams Considering Their Options At Backup QB

Rams HC Jeff Fisher discussed the teams plans for their backup quarterback this offseason seeing as Kellen Clemens will be an unrestricted free agent in the coming weeks.  “Well, we’ve got Austin Davis,” Fisher said, via ESPN.com. “I was really happy with his progress. Still there’s a possibility that we would bring Kellen back. Kellen’s an outstanding locker room guy...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Brady Quinn lives! Stl. Rams desperate enough to sign him

The NFL career of Brady Quinn lives on! For at least another team. The St. Louis Rams have decided to bring aboard veteran and former Notre Dame star Brady Quinn. To make room on the active roster, the Rams will release offensive lineman Brandon Washington and place starting quarterback Sam Bradford on injured reserve. The Rams’ addition of quarterbacks Austin Davis and Brady...
Via The Sports Bank
October 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Seattle Seahawks at St. Louis Rams: Three Bold Predictions

Somehow the 2012 St. Louis Rams finished their season with the best divisional record in the NFC West. Despite being underdogs in most games against divisional foes, the Rams did not lose to the eventual Super Bowl runner up 49ers; went 2-0 against the hapless Cardinals; and split the season series with the surging Seahawks.While it didn't lead to playoff paydirt, it meant great...
Via Football Nation
October 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Rams bring in QBs Quinn, Davis for depth

ST. LOUIS (AP) The St. Louis Rams have signed Brady Quinn and Austin Davis, quickly adding quarterbacks after losing Sam Bradford to a season-ending left knee injury. Kellen Clemens, the backup the past two years, will make his first start since 2011 on Monday night against the Seahawks. Quinn was a first-round pick by the Browns in 2007. He has bounced around and was cut by the...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
October 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Rams say no to Tebow, yes to Quinn and Davis

Following a season-ending ACL injury to starting quarterback Sam Bradford, the St. Louis Rams plan to sign quarterbacks Brady Quinn and Austin Davis to their active roster, according to NFL.com’s Chris Wesseling. Unfortunately for Rams fans, neither player brings a great deal of excitement with them to St. Louis. Davis has little more than sporadic preseason success while Quinn...
Via NFL Injury Report
October 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Texans Set To Workout Three Players

#Texans are bringing WR Mike Thomas for a workout. He was a Jacksonville draft pick in 09 and can return. — Tania Ganguli (@taniaganguli) October 21, 2013   #Rams want to work out some QBs tomorrow. …. but so do the #Texans. Houston will check out John Skelton & Austin Davis, the latter an ex-Ram — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) October 21, 2013   There have been three confirmed...
Via State of the Texans
October 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Davis, Hull among Rams' cuts

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) Austin Davis, who competed with Kellen Clemens for the backup quarterback job in St. Louis, is among 22 players cut by the Rams to reach the 53-man roster limit.Linebacker Josh Hull, who made one start in 2012, also was let go on Saturday.The Rams waived wide receiver Emory Blake, defensive end Mason Brodine, linebacker-defensive end Sammy Brown, safety Cody Davis...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
September 01, 2013  |  Discuss

St. Louis Rams cut second-year QB Austin Davis

The St. Louis Rams back-up quarterback situation is certainly not in good shape, thanks to less than stellar play by Kellen Clemons and Austin Davis. Thursday night’s fourth preseason game of the year against the Baltimore Ravens figured to be an audition for both quarterbacks as to which one would stick around. Clemons got the start, which should have been a clue as to which direction...
Via STLSportsMinute
August 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Takeaways and Giveaways: Rams 2013 preseason comes to a sloppy end

First off, a confession: I didn't watch the Rams' fourth preseason game. I'm not one of those people that pooh-poohs the value of the preseason, but that last week is often a gruesome spectacle with few starters and little resemblance to actual football.  That said, we can perform a little archaeological dig through the remains before we seal the preseason up in...
Via Rams Herd
August 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Recap: Rams subs rally to beat Ravens subs 24-21

ST. LOUIS -- Bobby Rainey scored his first two touchdowns of the preseason, leading a cluster of backups fighting for jobs on both sides in the St. Louis Rams' 24-21 victory to close the preseason on Thursday night. Baltimore Ravens star running back Ray Rice watched from home, as did Super Bowl MVP Joe Flacco. The Rams (1-3) avoided their first winless preseason since 2002...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
August 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Rams subs rally to beat Ravens subs 24-21

Bobby Rainey scored his first two touchdowns of the preseason, leading a cluster of backups fighting for jobs on both sides in the St. Louis Rams' 24-21 victory to close the preseason on Thursday night. Baltimore Ravens star running back Ray Rice watched from home, as did Super Bowl MVP Joe Flacco. The Rams (1-3) avoided their first winless preseason since 2002 on an 8-yard...
Via Fox Sports
August 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Rams' young offensive unit making strides

ST. LOUIS, Mo. (AP) The St. Louis Rams' young offensive unit made some strides Saturday night in a 19-7 exhibition loss to the Green Bay Packers.The improvement just didn't translate into points."When you start looking at individual performances particularly as they relate to some younger guys improving from one week to the next, you become encouraged," coach Jeff...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
August 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Rams still searching for right man to back up Bradford

ST. LOUIS, Mo. -- Shuffling players up and down a depth chart is great when the movement is fueled by a backup who raises the bar. But this is far from that. So far the jostling between Kellen Clemens and Austin Davis for the chance to hold Sam Bradford's clipboard has seemed to be more about who underperforms less. "We'll go back to Austin this week as a two,"...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
August 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Rams still searching for right man to back up Bradford

ST. LOUIS, Mo. -- Shuffling players up and down a depth chart is great when the movement is fueled by a backup who raises the bar. But this is far from that. So far the jostling between Kellen Clemens and Austin Davis for the chance to hold Sam Bradford's clipboard has seemed to be more about who underperforms less. "We'll go back to Austin this week as a two,"...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
August 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers box up St. Louis Rams, 19-7

Recap The Green Bay Packers dominated the St. Louis Rams, holding them scoreless until late in the fourth quarter. With 1:09 remaining on the game clock, backup quarterback Austin Davis exploited a spectacularly blown coverage to connect with a wide-open Nick Johnson in the end zone for the touchdown. Head coach Jeff Fisher tried to […]The post Green Bay Packers box up St. Louis...
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August 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Early Attention for Davis

The recruiting process is beginning for Round Rock (Tex.) Stony Point 2015 offensive lineman Austin Davis, who has been hearing from programs and will camp this summer. The latest on the 6-foot-4, 260-pound prospect inside...
Via recruiting.scout.com
May 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Rams upgrade depth at quarterback; sign Kellen Clemens

In a minor move this morning, the Rams have agreed to terms with quarterback Kellen Clemens on a non-guaranteed contract, upgrading their depth at the position and pushing rookie Austin Davis back to the third string spot. Clemens previously held the primary backup spot behind starter Sam Bradford, but with his previous deal calling for a $700,000 salary, St. Louis elected to release...
Via NFL News & Rumors
September 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Austin Davis eager to seize chance with Rams

ST. LOUIS Austin Davis stands near his locker and speaks about making the most of opportunity. There were many who doubted the undrafted rookie free agent would reach this point, preparing as the St. Louis Rams' No. 2 quarterback four days before the season opener against the Detroit Lions. His work has only begun. Around him, game-week bustle at Rams Park is underway. Some...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
September 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Austin Davis eager to seize chance with Rams

ST. LOUIS Austin Davis stands near his locker and speaks about making the most of opportunity. There were many who doubted the undrafted rookie free agent would reach this point, preparing as the St. Louis Rams' No. 2 quarterback four days before the season opener against the Detroit Lions. His work has only begun. Around him, game-week bustle at Rams Park is underway. Some...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
September 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Rams still pondering final roster cuts

ST. LOUIS It figures to be a nervous couple of days around Rams Park this week. After 15 players were trimmed from the roster by Monday's deadline, the Rams still have to make 22 additional cuts by Friday at 3 p.m. to reach the regular season limit of 53 players. And with their final preseason game set for Thursday night at 6 p.m. against the Baltimore Ravens, the next few...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
August 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Rams still pondering final roster cuts

ST. LOUIS It figures to be a nervous couple of days around Rams Park this week. After 15 players were trimmed from the roster by Monday's deadline, the Rams still have to make 22 additional cuts by Friday at 3 p.m. to reach the regular season limit of 53 players. And with their final preseason game set for Thursday night at 6 p.m. against the Baltimore Ravens, the next few...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
August 28, 2012  |  Discuss
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