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Rams reap benefits of Hill's experience in upset of Denver

ST. LOUIS -- It took almost four years, but Shaun Hill didn't waste his opportunity to finally play another full NFL game. The 34-year-old quarterback dealt with plenty of frustration following a groin injury in the first half of the season opener, and his wait got even longer as he watched helplessly while Austin Davis came out of nowhere to earn the starting spot. When too many...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Shaun Hill Is Still In The NFL And Tossing 63 Yard TD Bombs

The St. Louis Rams made the questionable decision to bench young and promising quarterback Austin Davis for immortal backup Shaun Hill but the move paid off early against the Denver Broncos. Already up 3-0 and nearing the end of the first quarter, Shaun Hill decided to unleash his inner dragon and the former Vikings, 49ers, Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

St. Louis Rams’ struggles are a team issue

In Week 1 against the Vikings, head coach Jeff Fisher was forced to put in quarterback Austin Davis after backup Shaun Hill went down with an injury. Though the Rams lost 34-6, Fisher kept Davis at the helm. His first start came up the following week against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, which the Rams won 19-17. That moved their record to 1-1 early on in the season. However, despite...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 5 reactions to Shaun Hill taking over at quarterback for the St. Louis Rams

Yesterday, St. Louis Rams head coach Jeff Fisher made a bit of a surprising announcement that quarterback Shaun Hill would take over under center in place of the struggling Austin Davis. The move comes just days after Fisher had reiterated that Davis would remain the team’s starter, despite some poor recent outings. If nothing else, the move is interesting due to the fact that...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Mailbag: What do the St. Louis Rams have to do to beat the Broncos?

What do the Rams have to do to beat the Broncos? – Jacob Fresh off of a bitter defeat to the Arizona Cardinals after yet another a fourth quarter meltdown (again), the Rams will face off with the 7-2 Denver Broncos in St. Louis. The Rams’ schedule is set to finish the octet of pain in a couple weeks, and sitting at 3-6, the Rams chances at finishing .500 on the season are getting...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Davis Out, Hill In As Rams Starter

Rams quarterback Shaun Hill will start against the Broncos in Week 11 according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.Fantasy Spin:Coach Jeff Fisher originally said Austin Davis would remain the starter, but he apparently changed his mind. Davis threw an interception, another interception returned for a touchdown, and lost a fumble also returned for a score on three straight possessions...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

St. Louis Rams will start Shaun Hill at quarterback

The Austin Davis era in St. Louis appears to be over, at least for now. The St. Louis Rams confirmed to NFL Media that Shaun Hill will start at quarterback this week against the Denver Broncos, replacing Davis after eight consecutive starts. Hill started the season opener before injuring his thigh. While he was ready to play by Week 3, Fisher continued to roll with Davis because...
Via Down and Distance
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Rams Bench Austin Davis in Favor of Shaun Hill

Just weeks ago, it seemed that the St. Louis Rams might have found a potential long-term replacement at quarterback in the form of Austin Davis. Now after major struggles in his last three games, head coach Jeff Fisher has made the decision to bench Davis in favor of veteran backup Shaun Hill (via St. Louis Post-Dispatch). The move comes after the team’s 31-14 loss to the Arizona...
Via Sportsnaut
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Rams to switch QBs, start Hill over Davis vs. Broncos

ST. LOUIS (AP) -- St. Louis Rams coach Jeff Fisher has benched struggling quarterback Austin Davis and will go back to veteran Shaun Hill for Sunday's game against the Denver Broncos. Fisher said Monday that he was sticking with Davis, who made his NFL debut earlier this season after Hill was sidelined with an injury. Fisher had said Davis was the starting quarterback for the...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

St. Louis Rams bench QB Austin Davis, going with Shaun Hill

Tweet The St. Louis Rams put out a clear message that they are back at square one at quarterback. Just two days after saying Austin Davis would remain the starting quarterback, St. Louis Rams coach Jeff Fisher has decided that veteran Shaun Hill now has the job, a source confirmed. Maybe Davis can reestablish himself in the Rams’ long-term plans, but Wednesday’s move wasn’t...
Via Los That Sports Blog
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Rams bench Austin Davis, Shaun Hill to start Sunday

According to Jim Thomas of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Shaun Hill will start Sunday’s game against the Broncos. After previously indicating that Davis would keep the starting job in St. Louis, Rams coach Jeff Fisher obviously changed his mind. Hill opened the season as the starter after Sam Bradford suffered a season-ending knee injury in the preseason.
Via Thacover2
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Rams bench Autsin Davis, Shaun Hill to start vs. Broncos

The St. Louis Rams will start veteran Shaun Hill, instead of Austin Davis, at quarterback this Sunday against the Denver Broncos, according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Fisher changes mind. Will start Shaun Hill vs Denver at QB — Jim Thomas (@jthom1) November 12, 2014 Rams coach Jeff Fisher said Monday that Davis would continue to be the starter, but changed his mind on Wednesday...
Via Sports-Glory
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Shaun Hill back as starter of Rams

getty images Austin Davis’ turn as the starter of the St. Louis Rams is over. The rookie has been benched by the team who will return Shaun Hill to the starters role. Davis did some nice things early during his stint as the Rams starter but once defenses adjusted he crumbled. Davis has tossed four pick-sixes and two fumble-sixes across eight starts. After an awful fourth quarter...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

BREAKING: St. Louis Rams name Shaun Hill as starting quarterback this Sunday

The Rams have officially replaced the struggling Austin Davis with veteran quarterback Shaun Hill. Fisher changes mind. Will start Shaun Hill vs Denver at QB — Jim Thomas (@jthom1) November 12, 2014 Decided to go w/experience. Informed players at team meeting this morning. — Jim Thomas (@jthom1) November 12, 2014 If you recall, Hill was supposed to be the starter all along...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Rams reportedly will start Hill at quarterback vs. Broncos

The St. Louis Rams are making yet another change at quarterback. Shaun Hill will start ahead of Austin Davis when the Rams host the Broncos on Sunday, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports. Hill began the season as the starter after Sam Bradford suffered a season-ending knee injury in the preseason. But Hill lost the job after sustaining a thigh injury in Week 1, opening the door for...
Via Fox Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Rams Benching QB Austin Davis In Favor Of Shaun Hill

Jim Thomas of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the Rams are benching QB Austin Davis and going with veteran backup QB Shaun Hill for Sunday’s game against the Broncos. Head coach Jeff Fisher recently reiterated his support for Davis being the team’s starting quarterback, but he has apparently changed his mind. The Rams decided to go with Shaun Hill as their starter...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Rams Bench Austin Davis for Shaun Hill

I thought Davis had some good moments, but Rams going with Hill. Fisher changes mind. Will start Shaun Hill vs Denver at QB — Jim Thomas (@jthom1) November 12, 2014
Via BlackSportsOnline
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Rams' Fisher keeps faith in QB Davis

ST. LOUIS -- St. Louis Rams coach Jeff Fisher indicated Monday he has no plans to replace quarterback Austin Davis despite a fourth-quarter meltdown by the offense in Sunday's 31-14 loss at Arizona. "We're going to hang in there," Fisher said. "He's working real hard. We'll see where it goes." Davis threw an interception that was returned 30 yards...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Fisher: No QB change planned

ST. LOUIS (AP) St. Louis Rams coach Jeff Fisher indicated Monday he has no plans to replace quarterback Austin Davis despite a fourth-quarter meltdown by the offense in Sunday's 31-14 loss at Arizona. ''We're going to hang in there,'' Fisher said. ''He's working real hard. We'll see where it goes.'' Davis threw an interception that...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Austin Davis has been noticeably worse without Brian Quick

Rams receiver Brian Quick was in the midst of a breakout season before suffering a season-ending shoulder injury. In his seven-plus games, the third-year pro caught 25 passes for 375 yards and three touchdowns. Not quite Pro Bowl worthy but certainly a marked improvement over his first two seasons. He’s also proven to be, in retrospect, Austin Davis’ main security blanket. Because...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

St. Louis Rams take lead into fourth quarter, but badly collapse and lose by 17

Stop me if you’ve heard this before. The Rams look pretty impressive in the first half against a superior team. They take a lead into halftime and make you think, “Wow, this team looks good. Let’s just have another half like that and escape with a win.” That happened yet again today. The Rams even knocked out Arizona’s starting quarterback Carson Palmer (who’s likely...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Tweets of the game: Austin Davis’ is a completely different player in the second half

Yet again, the St. Louis Rams had a pretty nice first half and then self-destructed in the second half. This season, the Rams have scored five second-half touchdowns as opposed to their opponents’ 21 second-half touchdowns. Quarterback Austin Davis’ numbers might help explain why. Austin Davis's QB stats by quarter.. Take a gander at the bottom, 4th QTR within 7 points.....
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals Look to Defend Turf vs Rams

After their best start since moving to the valley, the Arizona Cardinals, winners of seven of the last eight, have a golden oppurtunity in front of them.Coming off a big win on the road vs the Dallas Cowboys, the Cardinals look to solidify their spot as the number one team in the NFC when the St. Louis Rams come to town. The Rams are coming off big recent victories vs. NFC West foes...
Via Pro Football Spot
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 5 moments of the St. Louis Rams season at the midpoint

Today’s Top 5 list looks backwards at the top moments from the first half of the Rams 2014 campaign. It’s been a wildly up-and-down ride that has probably featured more bad moments than good, but no one’s going to read that list of bad moments, and I certainly don’t want to write it. With that said, here are your Top 5 moments of the Rams season so far: The Hookup In what...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Mailbag: What do the Rams have to do to Win Against the Cardinals?

What do the Rams have to do to Win Against the Cardinals? – Danny Three things, all laid out below in bold. Commit to the Run If the Rams stand any chance in the desert, they cannot abandon the run against the third-ranked rush defense in the league. The Cardinals are averaging only 79 yards allowed per game. The Rams must commit to the run and not allow the Cardinals to turn them...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss
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