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Rams play a preseason game in front of a sparse home crowd

Andrew Luck's first touchdown pass of the preseason helped get the Indianapolis Colts off to a fast start. The quarterback also took the blame for a lost fumble on his final play that handed over the lead. It was that kind of game for the Colts, who didn't exactly find their stride but had enough to beat the St. Louis Rams 24-14 on Saturday night. "We should execute preseason, regular...
Via AP on Fox
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Case Keenum throws perfect ball to Chris Givens for 80-yard TD

It wasn't until the second half did the Rams offense finally show up against the Titans. Their first points on the scoreboard was courtesy of a pretty deep ball from Case Keenum hitting Chris Givens in stride for an 80-yard score. (h/t Reddit)
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Four takeaways from the St. Louis Rams’ preseason loss to the Raiders

Week 1 of the preseason is in the books. The Rams will be staying in California this week while taking part in joint practices with the Dallas Cowboys. Here are some key notes from the first game. The running game needs some work While I wholeheartedly understand that the preseason doesn’t mean anything, the ground attack looked terrible. The starters only played a handful of snaps...
Via cover32
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Nick Foles ready to lead dynamic Rams offense

The St. Louis Rams have been slowly rebuilding their team over the last couple of seasons, and they are very happy with where they are at heading into the 2015 season. They were able to add two very important pieces to their offense this offseason, and to say that the Rams have a chance to be dynamic would be an understatement. Nick Foles was acquired by the Rams this past offseason...
Via This Given Sunday
July 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Weekly Rewind: Rams wimped out on La’el Collins; more rookie news

Here’s a recap of what you may have missed this past week. cover32 Rams Local Content - The St. Louis Rams wimped out on drafting La’el Collins (READ) - Are the stars aligning for St. Louis Rams wide receiver Chris Givens? (READ) - Mailbag: Which St. Louis Rams rookie are you most excited about? (READ) - Five positions that the St. Louis Rams have upgraded this offseason...
Via cover32
May 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Are the stars aligning for Chris Givens?

With the NFL Draft in the rearview and rookie “orientation” in full swing, it’s still a bit too early to predict which fringe players will secure roster spots and become members of the 2015 Rams this fall. However, with the influx of offensive changes that have taken place over the course of the spring, one player in particular now sticks out as a strong comeback candidate...
Via cover32
May 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Top 5 St. Louis Rams wide receivers on the current roster

Today’s top-5 was inspired by Stedman Bailey’s ridiculous one-handed backflip catch that has gone viral since being posted yesterday. It got me thinking: How do all the Rams wide receivers stack up against one another in terms of talent and usefulness to the team? Ever since Torry Holt and Isaac Bruce moved on in the late 2000s, the Rams have struggled to employ a dominant wide...
Via cover32
May 07, 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

St. Louis Rams 'Hands Up' players give back at holiday event

JENNINGS, Mo. (AP) The St. Louis Rams players who did the ''Hands Up, Don't Shoot'' gesture treated residents of nearby Ferguson to some holiday cheer on Friday. Tight end Jared Cook and wide receivers Tavon Austin, Kenny Britt, Stedman Bailey and Chris Givens donated $10,000 and participated in the inaugural holiday event co-sponsored by the St. Louis Urban League. The players...
Via AP on Fox
December 19, 2014  |  Discuss

'Hands Up' players to attend Ferguson Christmas party

ST. LOUIS -- The St. Louis Rams are following through on plans to aid residents in nearby Ferguson. The five players who did the "Hands Up, Don't Shoot" gesture before a recent home game are scheduled to appear at an Urban League of St. Louis Christmas Party on Friday for residents of Ferguson and north St. Louis County. Tight end Jared Cook and wide receivers Kenny Britt, Tavon...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
December 18, 2014  |  Discuss

St. Louis Rams' 'Hands Up' players to attend Ferguson Christmas party

ST. LOUIS -- The St. Louis Rams are following through on plans to aid residents in nearby Ferguson. The five players who did the "Hands Up, Don't Shoot" gesture before a recent home game are scheduled to appear at an Urban League of St. Louis Christmas Party on Friday for residents of Ferguson and north St. Louis County. Tight end Jared Cook and wide receivers Kenny Britt, Tavon...
Via AP on Fox
December 18, 2014  |  Discuss

'Hands Up' players to attend Ferguson Christmas party

ST. LOUIS (AP) The St. Louis Rams are following through on plans to aid residents in nearby Ferguson. The five players who did the ''Hands Up, Don't Shoot'' gesture before a recent home game are scheduled to appear at an Urban League of St. Louis Christmas Party on Friday for residents of Ferguson and north St. Louis County. Tight end Jared Cook and wide receivers Kenny Britt, Tavon...
Via AP on Fox
December 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Cardinals pair say athletes can help influence social change

TEMPE, Ariz. -- Before the Rams' game against the Raiders on Nov. 30 in St. Louis, Rams players Stedman Bailey, Tavon Austin, Jared Cook, Chris Givens and Kenny Britt walked onto the field and raised their palms in the air, demonstrating the "hands up, don't shoot" gesture that protesters in Ferguson, Mo., have been using in the wake of white police officer Darren Wilson's fatal...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
December 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Olympian John Carlos applauds Rams players for 'hands up' gesture

It wasn't so much that the five St. Louis Rams who gave the ''Hands Up, Don't Shoot'' signal during pregame introductions were using sports to make a statement -- it was the sort of statement they made that set them apart. American sprinters Tommie Smith and John Carlos set the standard for athletes hoping to take a political message to the highest level of sports -- raising their...
Via AP on Fox
December 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Rams take a memorable stance with gesture

It wasn't so much that the five St. Louis Rams who gave the ''Hands Up, Don't Shoot'' signal during pregame introductions were using sports to make a statement - it was the sort of statement they made that set them apart. American sprinters Tommie Smith and John Carlos set the standard for athletes hoping to take a political message to the highest level of sports - raising their...
Via AP on Fox
December 02, 2014  |  Discuss

BREAKING: Kevin Demoff denies apologizing to St. Louis County police

By now, you are most likely familiar with the Rams’ “hands up” gesture before yesterday’s game. Rams wide receivers Kenny Britt, Stedman Bailey, Chris Givens, Tavon Austin and tight end Jared Cook all raised their hands during pregame introductions in a nod to the situation going on in nearby Ferguson, Mo. right now. After the game, the St. Louis Police Officers’ Association...
Via cover32 - Rams
December 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Rams: Players will not be disciplined for gesture

ST. LOUIS -- The St. Louis Rams and the NFL will not discipline the five players who stood with their hands raised in a show of solidarity with Ferguson protesters before Sunday's game. Rams coach Jeff Fisher said Monday that it was his players' "choice to exercise their free speech," but he would not comment further on their actions. "It's my personal opinion, I firmly believe,...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
December 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Rams: Players will not be disciplined for gesture

ST. LOUIS (AP) The St. Louis Rams say the team and the NFL will not discipline the five players who stood with their hands raised in a show of solidarity with Ferguson protesters before Sunday's game. Rams coach Jeff Fisher said Monday he plans to talk with the players, who are all black, but those conversations will remain confidential. Jared Cook, Kenny Britt, Chris Givens, Stedman...
Via AP on Fox
December 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: NFL will not fine Rams players for Ferguson gesture

            The  NFL will not fine the five St. Louis Rams players who entered the field before Sunday’s game against the Oakland Raiders with their hands in the air in “don’t shoot” poses. The St. Louis Police Officer’s Association called for the players involved to be disciplined and for the Rams and the NFL to deliver...
Via Sports-Glory
December 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Rams raise arms in show of solidarity

ST. LOUIS (AP) Before trotting onto the field for their pregame introductions, five St. Louis Rams players stood with their hands raised in a show of compassion and solidarity for Ferguson protesters. ''I just think there has to be a change,'' tight end Jared Cook said after the Rams' 52-0 rout over the Oakland Raiders on Sunday. ''There has to be a change that starts with the people...
Via AP on Fox
November 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Rams raise arms in apparent show of solidarity

ST. LOUIS (AP) Five St. Louis Rams players stood with their arms raised in an apparent show of solidarity for Ferguson protesters before trotting onto the field for pregame introductions. A Rams spokesman said Sunday the team was not aware the gesture had been planned before the game against Oakland. Wide receivers Tavon Austin and Kenny Britt came out together first, with the move...
Via AP on Fox
November 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Rams receiving corps takes field with 'Hands up, don't shoot' Ferguson protest

The recent events in Ferguson, Mo., have touched many American lives, and that includes NFL players in St. Louis. On Sunday, the St. Louis Rams' receiving corps engaged in a very public display of support for protesters in the city, where 18-year-old African-American teen Michael Brown was shot and killed in August by white police officer Darren Wilson. The decision not to indict...
Via Fox Sports
November 30, 2014  |  Discuss

St. Louis Rams Walk Out During Intros With Hands Up to Honor Ferguson Protesters

The City of Ferguson has been in complete chaos since the grand jury decided not to indict a white police officer over the shooting death of 18-year old Michael Brown. Many figures in sports have made comments on Twitter and Facebook with their thoughts on the whole situation. During player intros the St. Louis Rams wide receivers decided to make a statement of their own.Stedman...
Via FatManWriting
November 30, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Trade Candidates, London, Broncos, Seahawks, Titans

Trade Candidates ESPN’s Adam Caplan tossed out a few names during Thursday’s NFL Insiders that could be traded before Tuesday’s deadline. According to Caplan, Raiders WR Denarius Moore, Rams WR Chris Givens, Titans WR Nate Washington and Bills WR Mike Williams could be included in trade discussions over the next few days. Other names that come up were Buccaneers WR Vincent...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
October 23, 2014  |  Discuss
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