Five candidates to have a breakout season for the St. Louis Rams

Every year there are players that breakout and take their game to the next level. In 2012, Robert Quinn doubled his sack total to 10.5 sacks and is now a regular Defesive Player of the Year candidate. Here are five Rams players that could be the next breakout player in St. Louis… AROUND COVER32 Power Rankings: Fan bases most deserving of a Super Bowl 50 win Top 10: The NFL’s...
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St. Louis Rams: Defensive Line ready to break records

The St. Louis Rams have been a team that has always had a pretty great defensive line. They added to that defensive line when they signed former first-round draft pick Nick Fairley this offseason. With the addition of Fairley the Rams have a total of five first-round draft picks on the defensive line. With all that talent on the line Coach Jeff Fisher has challenged his defense this...
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Mailbag: Who will be the St. Louis Rams’ defensive MVP in 2015?

Who will be the Rams Defensive MVP in 2015? – John To answer your question, the MVP on the defensive side of the ball could come from anyone and any level. Aaron Donald flashed elite status last season, earning himself a trip to the Pro Bowl and a defensive rookie of the year award. Robert Quinn, who had a down year (by his own terms), is arguably the best pass rusher in the league...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Power Rankings: How Good are the Rams?

Once a month, TopSportsReport releases an NFL power rankings article.  Our power rankings serve as a way to measure where each NFL team’s talent level is in relation to the others.  We have just released the June edition of our NFL power rankings article. To find out where Devereaux Frazier ranks Nick Foles, Greg Robinson, Robert Quinn and the St. Louis Rams, click the link below...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

5 Reasons for Rams Fans to Be Optimistic About This Season

1.) Best Defensive Line in the NFL View image | The Rams have had one of the top defensive lines in the NFL for the past few years, and it only got better this offseason. With the addition of Nick Fairley, the Rams are boosting one of, if not, the top defensive lines in the NFL. Starting at either end position with Chris Long and Robert Quinn, those two...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Rams expecting big things from the pass rush this season

The talent is there and the St. Louis Rams want a stronger pass rush this season after many investments on the defensive side of the ball. Under defensive coordinator Gregg Williams in 2014, the pass rush showed some signs of dominance, notching 40 sacks in the final 11 games with defensive end Robert Quinn leading the team with 10 1/2 sacks. “I think guys just finally got...
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Robert Quinn ranked 44th best player in NFL; did he get snubbed?

Yesterday, NFL Network revealed numbers 50-41 of their top 100 players in the NFL, and it included a St. Louis Ram. "Obviously, I'm bias. I think @RQuinn94 is awesome." – @JOEL9ONE @nflnetwork Top 100: — St. Louis Rams (@STLouisRams) June 11, 2015 After a scintillating 2013 season, Quinn cooled off a bit in 2014 while recording...
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Mailbag: Who are the St. Louis Rams’ best players?

Who are the St. Louis Rams’ best players? – Brian It’s no question that the Rams’ defense is the more talented group in St. Louis. From their fearsome front line to their hard hitters in the back, the Rams D looks to finally make a leap to elite this year. But are all of the Rams’ best players on defense? AROUND COVER32 Top 10 in 2015: The NFL’s second-tier offensive...
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St. Louis Rams Position Preview: Defensive Ends

The StartersWho else but Robert Quinn and Chris Long?The dynamic duo have been tearing it up since 2012, when Quinn broke out, and the two show no signs of slowing down, unless they repeat 2014’s infamous cold start. Robert Quinn is a man-beast who possesses all the essentials for a great defensive end: size, speed, technique and motor. Quinn’s speed off the line is arguably...
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Rams' strong pass rush is back

ST. LOUIS (AP) The St. Louis Rams' strong pass rush is back under coordinator Gregg Williams. Defensive end Robert Quinn led the team with 10 1/2 sacks and has 29 1/2 the last two seasons. The Rams had 40 sacks in the last 11 games after getting shut out in the first five. ''I think guys just finally got into the momentum of things,'' Quinn said. ''We had a slow start, not trying...
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June 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Ranking the St. Louis Rams position groups

The St. Louis Rams have been a competitive team since head coach Jeff Fisher took over in 2012. However, there is a good deal of distance between become competitive and being a contender. Fisher opts to have his teams compete with aggressive defense and prefers to have a run-heavy offense. However, the Rams have lacked that offensive identity under Fisher, until this offseason....
June 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Quotable Thursday: St. Louis Rams’ defense to tally how many sacks in 2015?

The Rams’ defense took a step back last year in sacks. They managed to finish with 40 on the year, seven less than they allowed on offense. Those numbers were down from 2013, which saw them rack up 53 sacks to only 36 allowed. 2015’s numbers will need to reflect 2013’s numbers if the Rams want to have success this year. Chris Simms on Bleacher Report has made a guesstimate...
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June 04, 2015  |  Discuss

St. Louis Rams defensive line ranked as one of the three scariest units in the NFL

You already know that the St. Louis Rams had one of the best defensive lines in the NFL last year. Since then they have gotten even better by adding Nick Fairley. Now some analysts are saying their defensive line is one of the scariest units period in the league… AROUND COVER32 Five Things: NFL contenders that won’t even make the playoffs in 2015 Top 10 in 2015: The NFL’s...
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June 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch: Rams defensive end William Hayes gets photobombed by Robert Quinn

A couple of hours ago St. Louis Rams defensive end William Hayes appeared on Sportscenter. What happened next was one of the more epic live photobombings we have ever seen one NFL teammate give to another… AROUND COVER32 Bold Predictions: Five more stories that are bound to happen during summer camps Top 10 in 2015: The NFL’s third-tier tight ends Another funny, unprompted...
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May 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo: This just might be the cutest Seattle Seahawks fan in the world

It’s Friday afternoon, which means unless there’s real news happening we have run out of things to talk about. I could pull something like “12 reasons the Seattle Seahawks will return to the Super Bowl next year” but you already know that, so let’s not waste valuable time… AROUND COVER32 Bold Predictions: Five more stories that are bound to happen during summer camps...
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Watch: Cleveland Browns having all kinds of fun during OTAs

During OTAs it’s all about getting your work in, and the occasional drills that make for some cool videos. Here are a few from today, courtesy of the Browns Twitter handle: Just kickin' it. And… it’s good! Perfect day for football here in Berea What a fun job. AROUND COVER32 Bold Predictions: Five more stories that are bound to happen during summer camps Top 10 in 2015...
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Analyzing the St. Louis Rams by the numbers

In today’s sports world, numbers seem to dictate everything. The emergence of sabermetrics and analytics has morphed every decision into an amalgamation of probabilities and statistics. Without the tools of high-powered computers at my disposal, it still seemed important to analyze the St. Louis Rams by the numbers. While all of these numbers may not be important from the sense...
May 22, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL Post-Draft Power Rankings: How Good is the Rams Defense?

View image | The NFL Draft is now in the past.  Teams are finished assembling their 90-man rosters. Also, teams are beginning to get to work and are getting primed for serious offseason programs. As the draft has now concluded and NFL teams are now moving to a period of actual season preparation, we at TopSportsReport thought it’d be a good time to evaluate...
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May 20, 2015  |  Discuss

What is the Rams Biggest Draft Need?

Today is the NFL Draft.  We at TopSportsReport wanted to give our readers one more informative read on the draft before it gets underway and you, the fan, can begin to enjoy.  This post is one where we brought together the opinions of many of our team-based writers and had them each discuss the top need for their team. In order for Nick Foles, Robert Quinn and the Rams to reach...
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April 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Who Should the Rams Draft in Round One?

View image | The NFL Draft is a little over a week away.  This period of time is incredibly important as teams are assembling their final big boards and figuring out who their primary targets are. During this time, we at Topsportsreport decided that it would be a good idea for us to do a first round mock draft with analysis. Find out which prospect John Miceli...
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April 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Twitter Tuesday: Should the St. Louis Rams double down on a pass rusher?

At this time of year everyone and their mother has an opinion about what every NFL team should do with every pick in every round. Still, some interesting scenarios are developing around the league. What will the St. Louis Rams do in the first round? That’s anybody’s guess, but it definitely wouldn’t be crazy to assume that once again they’ll look to add more depth to their...
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April 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Quick analysis: Rams becoming a contender

The St. Louis Rams have the most dominant defensive line in football. On Friday, the Rams signed Nick Fairley to bolster the group, joining an already horrifying trio of Chris Long, Robert Quinn and Aaron Donald, per Adam Schefter of ESPN. St. Louis now has a front almost impossible to slow without keeping in tight ends and backs, hurting the offense’s ability to throw downfield...
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March 13, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Robert Quinn was mic’d up for the Pro Bowl

Check it out. Robert Quinn (@RQuinn94) was mic'd up for #ProBowl. Listen to the in-game sound. WIRED: — St. Louis Rams (@STLouisRams) January 29, 2015 You may also be interested in: WATCH: Robert Quinn was mic’d up for the Pro Bowl Rumor Central: Is Nick Foles coming to the St. Louis Rams? Oh boy, the L.A. Rams crowd is...
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January 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Robert Quinn and Aaron Donald’s team won the stupid Pro Bowl

I really hope you weren’t like me last night. I watched about an hour’s worth of the Pro Bowl, and now there is nothing I can do to get that hour of my life back. The game was actually kind of exciting for Pro Bowl’s standards. Team Irvin – the team Quinn and Donald played for – scored a go-ahead touchdown late in the fourth quarter on fourth down (Mike McCarthy surely...
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January 26, 2015  |  Discuss

The 2014 NFL All-Help Defense

We’ve already discussed the offensive All-Help team, so let’s to through the defense now: Defensive End: Robert Quinn, St. Louis Rams, Willie Young, Chicago Bears Robert Quinn is a great player, but one in a system designed to get him pass-rushing opportunities. Chris Long and Aaron Donald are both capable rushers, but they also excel at eating space. Quinn’s job is,...
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December 27, 2014  |  Discuss
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