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Jeff Fisher: Case Keenum has backup QB job 'locked up'

Austin Davis filled in admirably under center last season, starting eight games and tossing more than 2,000 yards, to go along with 12 touchdowns.  However, the coaching staff may go a different route for the backup quarterback job in 2015.  Head coach Jeff Fisher acknowledged that Case Keenum has performed well through the preseason and has the advantage of now. “I think Case...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Purple Heart, Bronze Star recipient fights for Rams spot

ST. LOUIS -- Long after the rest of the St. Louis Rams have left the practice field, Daniel Rodriguez drips with sweat, running dozens of extra pass routes with backup quarterback Austin Davis, who's also getting some extra work. Rodriguez prides himself on being the first in line for the JUGS machine that spits out tight spirals before practice, too. No one can tell the fearless...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Purple Heart, Bronze Star recipient fights for Rams spot

ST. LOUIS (AP) Long after the rest of the St. Louis Rams have left the practice field, Daniel Rodriguez drips with sweat, running dozens of extra pass routes with backup quarterback Austin Davis, who's also getting some extra work. Rodriguez prides himself on being the first in line for the JUGS machine that spits out tight spirals before practice, too. No one can tell the fearless...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Rams' quarterback Austin Davis fighting to make final roster cuts

Under the circumstances, Austin Davis filled in admirably under center during the 2014 season. Undrafted and entering his third season as a pro, Davisstarted eight games, throwing for 2,01 yards, 12 touchdowns and nine interceptions. He finished with a passer rating of 85.1. Now his future is uncertain. In the offseason, the Rams traded for Nick Foles, acquired Case Keenum and...
Via Fox Sports
29 days ago  |  Discuss

St. Louis Rams position preview: Quarterbacks

After five years of Sam Bradford, the St. Louis Rams have moved in a different direction at quarterback. The change under center is coupled with a brand-new offensive philosophy, but also plenty of questions. Will the new quarterback be successful, and will the offense finally score points? But with the Rams knocking on the door of the playoffs, they need their offense to come...
Via isportsweb.com
August 05, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Cowboys, Rams, Redskins & Vikings

Cowboys Executive Stephen Jones said the Cowboys will continue to negotiate a restructured contract with CB Brandon Carr on through training camp, though he said the team is “comfortable” with his cap number, per Drew Davison. Rams Nick Wagoner of ESPN could see the Rams attempting to trade QB Case Keenum or QB Austin Davis ... The post NFL Notes: Cowboys, Rams, Redskins...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
July 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Notebook: Michigan coaches hit recruiting trail

Michigan coaches have been on the road this week as the July recruiting period is in full swing. The Wolverines have been spotted making Cassius Winston (link) and Kevin Huerter (link) priorities with multiple coaches, including John Beilein, at both prospects games. Michigan coaches have also been following the Michigan Mustangs 17U and 16U teams featuring 2016 commitment Austin...
Via UM Hoops
July 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Evaluating Rams Roster- Quarterbacks

As we have seen in the days following Kurt Warner, it has been hard for the Rams to find a legitimate starting quarterback. The carousel has included the likes of Marc Bulger, Sam Bradford, Kellen Clemens, Shaun Hill, Austin Davis, and many others. After the sudden offseason trade by the Rams, the quarterback position on the team has a new face bound to have some success. This new...
Via TopSportsReport
July 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Projecting the St. Louis Rams starters on offense for 2015

With OTA’s already wrapping up, I wanted to take a look at the St. Louis Rams roster. Projecting the lineup for the Rams could be a little more difficult than it would seem. There are a lot of young, talented players on the roster, all of whom could impact the team in one way or another. Whether it be a positional battle along the offensive line, or competing for carries in the...
Via cover32
June 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Kenny Britt on Nick Foles: “He Can Throw Every Pass in the Book”

St. Louis Rams wide receiver Kenny Britt had a breakout performance in his first season with the team last year, tallying 48 receptions for 748 yards with the likes of Austin Davis and Shaun Hill tossing him the rock. Needless to say, Britt and the rest of the Rams wide receiver group are pretty excited about the acquisition of new starting quarterback Nick Foles. “We love him...
Via Sportsnaut
June 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Point Guard Recruiting: Where Things Stand

Michigan has Tyus Battle, Jon Teske and Austin Davis in the fold in the class of 2016, but John Beilein is still searching for his point guard of the future. Derrick Walton will be a senior when the class of 2016 arrives and Beilein has always preferred to overlap his lead guards by a class. Michigan’s remaining focus in the class of 2016 is likely to shift to the point guard...
Via UM Hoops
May 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Rams draft OT Robert Havenstein with No. 57 pick

Jeff Curry-USA TODAY Sports The St. Louis Rams selected Wisconsin offensive tackle Robert Havenstein with the 57th overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft. His name hasn’t come up too much during pre-draft workouts, but he is an excellent offensive lineman that will be a big pickup for the Rams. During the first round, the Rams were able to come away with star running back Todd Gurley...
Via Sports-Glory
May 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Rams draft RB Todd Gurley with the No. 10 pick

Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports The St. Louis Rams selected running back Todd Gurley with the No. 10 overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft. Gurley is coming off an ACL injury, but could be ready to compete during training camp.  Gurley started the first five games of 2014 before being suspended for four games for violating NCAA rules. In his first game back from suspension against...
Via Sports-Glory
April 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Rams Retain Three Restricted Free Agents

The St. Louis Rams were lucky to re-sign three of their restricted free agents today after beginning the offseason on a disappointing note. Quarterback Austin Davis, fullback Cory Harkey and safety Rodney McLeod will all be returning to the Rams on one-year deals. Davis, who appeared in ten games last season, was tendered at the lowest level, $1.542 million. Filling in for Sam Bradford...
Via Pro Football Spot
April 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Rams Re-Sign RFAs QB Austin Davis, TE Cory Harkey, & S Rodney McLeod

According to Howard Balzer, the Rams re-signed restricted free agents QB Austin Davis, TE Cory Harkey, and S Rodney McLeod on Monday. St. Louis also re-signed exclusive rights free agent G Brandon Washington. The Rams used the highest qualifying offer on McLeod, who received a second-round tender worth $2.356 million while Davis and Harkey both received original round tenders...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
April 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Why the St. Louis Rams will rise in the NFC West

The St. Louis Rams have accomplished a curious and rare feat in today’s NFL. They’ve been consistently average. Or thereabouts at least, give or take a crushing loss. Jeff Fisher has been the head coach in St. Louis for three seasons, and overall his record during that time is 20-27-1. He recently concluded his worst season with the Rams, finishing 2014 at 6-10. But that was...
Via This Given Sunday
March 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Rams Tender Offers To RFAs QB Austin Davis, S Rodney McLeod & FB Cory Harkey

Jim Thomas of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the Rams have tendered contract to a number of restricted free agents including: QB Austin Davis, S Rodney McLeod and FB Cory Harkey. According to Thomas, the Rams used the highest qualifying offer on McLeod, who received a second-round tender worth $2.356 million. Both Davis and Harkey received ...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Possible landing spots for top free agent quarterbacks

In the great game of professional football, no position can impact a contest more than the quarterback. The dictator of offensive dynamics, engineers of the aerial pass and architects of the game plan—quarterbacks are the lifeline between a team’s success and failure in the NFL. Think of the dollar amounts doled out to these gunslingers as opposed to other positions. Only 14...
Via Sportsnaut
February 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Screw Suh, Time For Bears To Shop Smart

It’s nice dreaming about the idea that one big signing in free agency can solve all the problems the Chicago Bears had on defense in 2014.  In reality, like it or not, issues go far deeper than that.  So all of this talk about how Ndamukong Suh or Justin Houston can save the defense and get them back to dominant form needs to stop. This 2015 off-season need to be less about quality...
Via Sports Mockery
February 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings: Top Five Plays of 2014: #5

In Week 1 of the NFL season, the Minnesota Vikings visited the St. Louis Rams in what was expected to be a battle of two underachieving teams. That September day, the Vikings overachieved and started the year off with a bang, beating the Rams 34-6 in convincing fashion. We dive deep into Harrison Smith's fourth quarter interception, the exclamation point on an emphatic win and the...
Via Pro Football Spot
January 07, 2015  |  Discuss

St. Louis Rams ready to exact revenge on the Cardinals

Arizona Cardinals at St. Louis Rams Edward Jones Dome Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014 | 7:25 p.m. CT ________________________________________ Synopsis The last time St. Louis and Arizona faced off, it was during Week 10, and it was the last game quarterback Austin Davis would start. The Rams wound up losing to the Cardinals by a score of 31-14, and the Rams’ record would dropped to...
Via cover32 - Rams
December 11, 2014  |  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...
Via cover32 - Rams
November 14, 2014  |  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...
Via cover32 - Rams
November 13, 2014  |  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
November 12, 2014  |  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 rest...
Via AP on Fox
November 12, 2014  |  Discuss
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