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Should the St. Louis Rams consider a TE in the NFL draft?

It may not seem like a glamourous position, as tight end is still viewed by many as a job that is as much about being an offensive lineman as it is a wide receiver. But that’s a notion that is quickly changing, becoming more and more outdated with each passing season. Across the NFL, tight ends are a major part of passing attacks. And their role isn’t just as a possession receiver...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Should the St. Louis Rams consider a TE during free agency?

It may not seem like a glamourous position, as tight end is still viewed by many as a job that is as much about being an offensive lineman as it is a wide receiver. But that’s a notion that is quickly changing, becoming more and more outdated with each passing season. Across the NFL, tight ends are a major part of passing attacks. And their role isn’t just as a possession receiver...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Rams' staff promotions -- congrats, Cignetti and Boras -- become official

ST. LOUIS -- A pair of promotions finally became official for Rams coach Jeff Fisher's staff Thursday afternoon. As mentioned in several reports last week, quarterbacks coach Frank Cignetti will become the new offensive coordinator, replacing the departed Brian Schottenheimer. Cignetti reportedly edged out tight ends coach Rob Boras, who has been promoted to assistant head coach...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Rams owner Stan Kroenke plans to build NFL stadium in L.A.

St. Louis Rams owner Stan Kroenke plans to build an NFL stadium in Inglewood, the Los Angeles Times reported Monday. Kroenke purchased 60 acres of land a year ago in Inglewood adjacent to the Forum and Hollywood Park.  He has  joined forces with the owners of the 238-acre Hollywood Park site, Stockbridge Capital Group. According to the Times, they plan to build an 80,000 seast...
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January 05, 2015  |  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...
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December 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Rams' Cook: Poor choice of words led to meeting with Fisher

  Jared Cook spoke eloquently about why he and four St. Louis Rams teammates did the ''Hands Up'' gesture, but comments about his coach get him in trouble last week. It's ''not just a Ferguson thing,'' the Rams tight end said earlier this month. ''It's a worldwide thing. You don't need to burn down your community, you don't need to harm others to get your message across.'' However...
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December 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Cook's critical words after Rams' loss leads to meeting with Fisher

ST. LOUIS -- Jared Cook spoke eloquently about why he and four St. Louis Rams teammates did the "Hands Up" gesture, but comments about his coach get him in trouble last week. It's "not just a Ferguson thing," the Rams tight end said earlier this month. "It's a worldwide thing. You don't need to burn down your community, you don't need to harm others to get your message across." However...
Via AP on Fox
December 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Cook's critical words after Rams' loss leads to meeting with Fisher

ST. LOUIS -- Jared Cook spoke eloquently about why he and four St. Louis Rams teammates did the "Hands Up" gesture, but comments about his coach get him in trouble last week. It's "not just a Ferguson thing," the Rams tight end said earlier this month. "It's a worldwide thing. You don't need to burn down your community, you don't need to harm others to get your message across." However...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
December 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Rams' Cook: Poor choice of words led to Fisher meeting

ST. LOUIS (AP) Jared Cook spoke eloquently about why he and four St. Louis Rams teammates did the ''Hands Up'' gesture, but comments about his coach get him in trouble last week. It's ''not just a Ferguson thing,'' the Rams tight end said earlier this month. ''It's a worldwide thing. You don't need to burn down your community, you don't need to harm others to get your message across...
Via AP on Fox
December 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Cook has been a go-to guy for Rams both on and off the field

ST. LOUIS -- Jared Cook had his most productive game of the season for the St. Louis Rams after being cleared for concussion-like symptoms. He's been a go-to guy off the field, too. "Things happen all the time. It's all about resiliency in this game," Cook said after catching two touchdown passes in last week's 24-0 victory at Washington. "You have to bounce back." The tight end...
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December 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Cook has been a go-to guy for Rams both on and off the field

ST. LOUIS -- Jared Cook had his most productive game of the season for the St. Louis Rams after being cleared for concussion-like symptoms. He's been a go-to guy off the field, too. "Things happen all the time. It's all about resiliency in this game," Cook said after catching two touchdown passes in last week's 24-0 victory at Washington. "You have to bounce back." The tight end...
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December 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Tight end Cook helping team on/off field

ST. LOUIS (AP) Jared Cook had his most productive game of the season for the St. Louis Rams after being cleared for concussion-like symptoms. He's been a go-to guy off the field, too. ''Things happen all the time. It's all about resiliency in this game,'' Cook said after catching two touchdown passes in last week's 24-0 victory at Washington. ''You have to bounce back.'' The tight...
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December 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Five things we learned from the Washington Redskins loss to the St. Louis Rams

Just when you think things can’t get any worse . . . The Redskins fell 24-0 to the previously 5-7 Rams.  With a cloud of controversy swirling around the team, Washington was unable to muster any semblance of an offense against the formidable St. Louis defense.  Here are five things we learned from the latest game in another rough season: 1. The Redskins blow more coverages than...
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December 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Rams top Redskins 24-0 for 2nd straight shutout

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) The St. Louis Rams have back-to-back shutouts for the first time since 1945, beating the Washington Redskins 24-0 Sunday and giving them their first winning streak of the season. Jared Cook caught two touchdown passes, Tavon Austin returned a punt 78 yards for a score, and the defense allowed 206 total yards as the Rams improved to 5-7. The Rams sacked Colt McCoy...
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December 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Why the Arizona Cardinals Must Win Against the Chiefs to Keep Playoff Hope Alive

The Arizona Cardinals are essentially in a must-win situation this week against the Kansas City Chiefs if they want to make the playoffs. Let’s examine why this is true. The other three opponents on the schedule are the full compliment of NFC West foes. That is going to be tough seeing how St. Louis looked real sharp in demolishing Oakland last week and are playing solid football...
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December 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Jared Cook says he's received threats for ‘hands up, don’t shoot’ gesture

Jared Cook was one of a handful of St. Louis Rams players who took the field last Sunday doing a “hands up, don’t shoot” gesture. Not surprisingly, the political statement has led to threats on social media. On Wednesday night, Cook told The Associated Press that he believes the “world understands” why the players did...Read More
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December 04, 2014  |  Discuss

No disrespect: Rams' Cook sets the record straight on Ferguson gesture

ST. LOUIS -- Three days later, Rams coach Jeff Fisher still wasn't talking about the protest five of his receivers staged last Sunday when they ran onto the field at the Edward Jones Dome in the "Hands Up, Don't Shoot" gesture. And really, it's difficult to fault him. "I'm a football coach," he said Wednesday. Considering all that has gone on with and around his team this season...
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December 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Rams' Cook would "absolutely" do it all over again

ST. LOUIS (AP) Jared Cook said he'd ''absolutely'' repeat the ''Hands Up, Don't Shoot'' gesture he and four teammates made during Sunday's game. Even if he's receiving threats or it costs the St. Louis Rams some fans. The tight end was designated spokesman Wednesday for the five-player group that made the gesture before Sunday's win over Oakland. He explained it was not just a show...
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December 03, 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...
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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,...
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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...
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December 01, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL, Rams Won’t Discipline Players For Ferguson Demonstrations

NFL, Rams Won’t Discipline Players For Ferguson Demonstrations Prior to Week 13’s game against the Oakland Raiders, several players of the St. Louis Rams decided to make a statement on the field and join the national outrage caused by the shooting incident in Ferguson that left 18-yo Michael Brown dead. Members of the team entered the field with hands raised in a symbolic ...
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December 01, 2014  |  Discuss

The NFL Won’t Discipline St. Louis Rams Players For “Hands Up, Don’t Shoot” Protest On Sunday

Despite some complaining from the St. Louis Police Officer’s Association, the NFL will not discipline any of the St. Louis Rams who took part in a pre-game Ferguson protest on Sunday. During the pre-game introductions, Rams players Steadman Bailey, Jared Cook, Chris Givens, Kenny Britt and Tavon Austin entered the field of play with their Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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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...
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December 01, 2014  |  Discuss

St. Louis police group criticizes Rams players

ST. LOUIS -- The St. Louis Police Officers Association says the five Rams players who stood with their hands raised before Sunday's game should be disciplined and the NFL should publicly apologize. Some witnesses said Michael Brown, who was black, had his hands up before being fatally shot by white officer Darren Wilson in August. Wilson testified to the grand jury that Brown hit...
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December 01, 2014  |  Discuss
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