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Can the St. Louis Rams afford to pass on a quarterback in the draft?

The Rams made one of the league’s early splashes in this year’s free agent period by shipping quarterback Sam Bradford to Philly for quarterback Nick Foles and a second-round draft pick. In doing so, they seemingly answered the team’s longest-lingering personnel question, which was “Who is this team’s long-term answer under center?” Foles, 26, is entering the prime of...
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18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Breaking Down the Eagles Roster: Quarterbacks

This is the first entry in a series going in-depth on every Eagles player. Each segment will be a different position. To start the series off we are taking an inside look at the Quarterback room.The Quarterback position is the most important in football, and it's not even close. You can do fine without a franchise QB, but to thrive..that's a different story. Chip Kelly's system has...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Fisher: Rams will draft quarterback this year

The St. Louis Rams will be drafting a quarterback this April, according to Head Coach Jeff Fisher via nfl.comHe and General Manager Les Snead hitched themselves to former Ram Sam Bradford for three seasons and were reluctant to invest in help at the position through the draft. In 2014, they drafted Southern Methodist quarterback Garrett Gilbert, but Gilbert was a sixth-round choice...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Grade Day: Is signing Michael Crabtree a good idea for the St. Louis Rams?

Recently, our colleagues at Turf Show Times wrote an article outlying five reasons why the Rams should sign Michael Crabtree. At first glance, the idea of Crabtree on the receiving corps does sound like a solid idea. Despite the diva label, Crabtree is a six-year vet with a decent body of work and still in the prime of his career. He carries a lot of baggage but could help solidify...
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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...
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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...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

The Rams are still planning on drafting a quarterback

The St. Louis Rams just acquired quarterback Nick Foles from the Philadelphia Eagles a couple of short weeks ago. However, the Foles trade is not preventing the team from seeking another quarterback in this year’s NFL draft. Head coach Jeff Fisher announced earlier this week the team’s plans include to add a rookie (via the St. Louis Post-Dispatch). It’s our intention to...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Chip Kelly Reportedly Wanted Sam Bradford Without Losing Nick Foles

Reportedly, Philadelphia Eagles’ head coach Chip Kelly wanted to trade with the St. Louis Rams to acquire quarterback Sam Bradford and still keep Nick Foles with the team. This would have likely resulted in the Eagles letting quarterback Mark Sanchez leave in free agency. However, the Rams only entertained the trade if they could get Foles. Kelly described the whole trade process...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeff Fisher says the St. Louis Rams still intend to draft a quarterback

We learned some interesting things today from St. Louis Rams head coach Jeff Fisher when he spoke with the media at the owner’s meetings in Arizona. Most of the questions revolved around the quarterback position in the wake of the Nick Foles trade. Fisher admitted that the Cleveland Browns did in fact call him about Sam Bradford… Jeff Fisher admits the Browns called about Sam...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Mailbag: Is the offensive line still the biggest need for the St. Louis Rams?

Is the offensive line still the biggest need for the St. Louis Rams? – Josh, St. Louis This topic has an odd dichotomy. Not only has this question been asked and asked to the point of exhaustion, it is still the most interesting and frustrating question moving forward. The Rams’ offseason wasn’t lackluster, nor was it ground breaking. They added former Lions Nick Fairley, and...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: New St. Louis Rams quarterback Nick Foles is cool under pressure

St. Louis Rams fans probably have a lot of questions about their new quarterback Nick Foles. How he will fit in with Jeff Fisher’s system and take control of the offense remains to be seen, but we do know some things about Foles thanks to his time with the Eagles… AROUND COVER32 Five Things: The biggest losers in free agency NFL Draft: The 10 best defensive tackle prospects...
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In Depth 2015: St. Louis Rams

The NFC West is as competitive a division as the NFL has seen in years, but as the St. Louis Rams entered the 2014 season, hopes were high that a strong defense and a healthy Sam Bradford could bring the team closer to the postseason. Then disaster struck. Bradford again tore his ACL, missing the entire season and sending the team on a slow tailspin. There were moments of hope ...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Weekly Rewind: Carolina Panthers push for defensive backfield overhaul

Panthers Columns - Twitter Tuesday: Carolina adds two new players to secondary (READ) - Panthers add another veterna cornerback to the mix (READ) - Graham Gano has an awesome idea for new NFL rule (READ) - Is NBA superstar Stephen Curry the next great Panther? (WATCH)   You may also be interested in: Weekly Rewind: Carolina Panthers push for defensive backfield overhaul Former...
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Nick Foles was blindsided when the Philadelphia Eagles traded him to the Rams

Either Nick Foles pays no attention to NFL rumors whatsoever or he’s a very bad liar. According to a conversation Foles had with Jenny Ventras from MMQB, he had no idea that the Philadelphia Eagles were about to trade him and he was blindsided by the whole thing… AROUND COVER32 First and 10: Ten rule changes the NFL should make immediately Bold Prediction: Five things that will...
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Nick Foles ‘wasn’t even thinking about’ being traded by Eagles

Like most of folks who follow the NFL, Nick Foles indicates he was blindsided when the Philadelphia Eagles executed a trade that shipped him to the St. Louis Rams in exchange for Sam Bradford. Now that some time has passed since the surprising deal since he was left reeling while trying to wrap his brain...Read More The post Nick Foles ‘wasn’t even thinking about’ being traded...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Nick Foles, Ray Rice, Cardinals, Eagles, & Saints

Nick Foles New Rams QB Nick Foles mentions that he had no idea he was being traded to St. Louis until he received the call from HC Chip Kelly. “The second I got a phone call, and Chip Kelly told me I was traded. That was the first time,” Foles told Jenny Vrentas of MMQB.com. ... The post NFL Notes: Nick Foles, Ray Rice, Cardinals, Eagles, & Saints appeared first on NFL Trade Rumors -.
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Talk Yourself Into Sam Bradford Yet? The Power of Suggestion

When the Eagles traded Nick Foles for Sam Bradford, what was your very first reaction?  Be honest, what were your initial thoughts on the news immediately after finding out? If you were like most people, you had some variation of a “WTF?!” reaction. Shocked.  Disbelief.  Anger.  Bewilderment.  Denial. Those would describe the vast majority of reactions to the move that I...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Quotable Thursday: Are the St. Louis Rams looking to add another quarterback?

The Rams opened Free Agency in a big way this year by trading their former franchise quarterback Sam Bradford to the Philadelphia Eagles in exchange for quarterback Nick Foles , and a 2nd round draft pick in 2016. They also worked a deal with a 7th round draft pick in 2016 for Houston Texans’ Case Keenum. While it looks like the Rams have their fill at quarterback, Foles is entering...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Mock Draft: The first ten picks

With the NFL Draft just a few weeks off in Chicago and free agency well under way, I look into each team’s needs and the players available to make what I believe would be the best decision available. Below are the first 10 picks in this year’s draft. One bold trade headlines the moves in the top 10 of my first 2015 NFL mock draft. 1. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Jameis Winston With...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Sam Bradford, Nick Foles, RGIII, and the Snisher legacy in St. Louis

Well then. We’ve got ourselves an offseason. A week that began with the Rams shipping quarterback Sam Bradford to Philadelphia for quarterback Nick Foles (surprise!) ended with a heavy gust of fresh air through the city of St. Louis as the 2015 free agency period kicked off with a bang. In one fell swoop, the Rams got a clean slate at quarterback and a boatload of newfound cap...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Grade Day: St. Louis Rams offseason grades, thus far

The St. Louis Rams jumped into the deep end straight away and made a splash entrance into free agency with the bold move of moving Sam Bradford and acquiring Nick Foles from the Philadelphia Eagles – while adding more than $10 million in cap space in the process. Next, the Rams used some of that cap space to re-sign tight end Lance Kendricks and wide receiver Kenny Britt – two...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Rams Re-sign Kenny Britt to Two-Year Deal

New St. Louis Rams quarterback Nick Foles will have himself a solid target on the outside for the upcoming season. The team re-signed wide receiver Kenny Britt to a two-year, $14 million contract with $4.3 million guaranteed. Almost out of the league just a couple years back, the former first-round pick of the Tennessee Titans resurrected his career with the Rams this past season...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Rams sign DT Fairley, introduce new QB Foles

ST. LOUIS -- Momentarily, the Nick on display in St. Louis was not who everyone expected. The St. Louis Rams agreed to terms with defensive tackle Nick Fairley on a one-year free agent deal, bringing in Fairley to a news conference as a brief surprise before introducing new quarterback Nick Foles. ''We all know why we're here,'' Rams coach Jeff Fisher began. `'This is a special time...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Why the St. Louis Rams are now the greatest threat to the Seattle Seahawks

Yesterday our rookie sensation Ricky Rath wrote about the devolution of the San Francisco 49ers and concluded that they’re no longer a threat to the Seattle Seahawks. At the end of the article we added a poll asking fans which NFC West team was the biggest threat to Seattle. The Arizona Cardinals won the vote in a landslide:   With all due respect to our readers, I disagreed...
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Rams agree to terms with DT Nick Fairley

The St. Louis Rams announced Friday that they have signed defensive tackle Nick Fairley. BOOM! pic.twitter.com/tDG0SYucHh — St. Louis Rams (@STLouisRams) March 13, 2015   Fairley spent the past four seasons with the Detroit Lions. He had 13.5 sacks, four forced fumbles, three fumble recoveries and 98 tackles in 46 career games. In 2014, Fairley played in only eight...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss
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