Rams seeking consistency on offense

It's no coincidence the Rams have struggled to sustain any type of offensive rhythm through the first two weeks. In implementing a new quarterback under center, plus new faces along the offensive line (including two rookies), the growing pains were to be expected. But through two games, the Rams time of possession (25:24) ranks 30th in the NFL. In turn, that means the defense...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Here’s a handy-dandy guide for spelling your favorite St. Louis Rams players’ names

Hi guys, how about that Rams game this past Sunday, huh? What a wild and awesome win! I had a blast watching the game and following along on Twitter. AROUND COVER32 Power Rankings: How does the NFL stack up after Week 1 of the season? Heroes and Goats: Who managed to stand out above the rest in Week 1? Gut Reactions: The five biggest overreactions from Week 1 National Tweetcap:...
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St. Louis Rams position preview: Offensive line

One of the position groups for the St. Louis Rams that has many people waiting to see how it will turn out is the offensive line. The Rams invested heavy in this year’s draft on offensive linemen by drafting four of them. This move showed that coach Jeff Fisher’s philosophy of run and pound the football will be in full effect this season. Saturday afternoon the Rams announced...
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Rodger Saffold: 'I'm here to be that versatile guy'

The Rams offensive line has been a hot topic heading into the season, and it's far from settled.But Rodger Saffold's versatility to play multiple positions along the offensive line should only help the coaching staff as they try to figure out the best unit up front. Saffold has played left tackle, left guard and right guard for the Rams during his five seasons in St. Louis. He's...
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September 01, 2015  |  Discuss

St. Louis Rams vs. Tennessee Titans: Three things to watch

The Rams face the Titans in Nashville tonight for their second preseason game. Both teams are coming off losses in their first respective preseason games. The Titans lost 31-24 to the Falcons, and the Rams lost an ugly 18-3 slugfest to the Oakland Raiders. Tonight the Rams will look to rebound and show improvement across the board. Here, then, are three things to watch for. 1. As...
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August 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Filling in holes: Recapping the St. Louis Rams’ draft

Three days ago, fans of the St. Louis Rams had a plethora of questions about the future of their team. Today, the 2015 NFL Draft wrapped up with rounds four through seven, and hopefully most of those questions have been answered. They entered with only six picks, but a trade with the Carolina Panthers brought them an extra third and sixth round pick, while sending disgruntled running...
May 02, 2015  |  Discuss

St. Louis Rams: How to avoid disaster via the NFL Draft

The St. Louis Rams are on the rise. Jeff Fisher and Les Snead have changed the complexion of the team since arriving prior to the 2012 season, and given it a tough and nasty edge. The problem is, since that first season of the current regime, the Rams seem to be stuck in neutral. Injuries to key players, most notably Sam Bradford, as well as fierce competition in the NFC West have...
April 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Rams G Saffold to undergo shoulder surgery

ST. LOUIS -- St. Louis Rams guard Rodger Saffold will undergo left shoulder surgery next month for an injury that's bothered him throughout the year. Before the season finale at Seattle, Saffold said he wanted to have the procedure done as soon as possible. He's worn a brace much of the year but started every game for the first time since his rookie season in 2010. The operation...
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December 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Rams G Saffold to undergo shoulder surgery

ST. LOUIS (AP) St. Louis Rams guard Rodger Saffold will undergo left shoulder surgery next month for an injury that's bothered him throughout the year. Before the season finale at Seattle, Saffold said he wanted to have the procedure done as soon as possible. He's worn a brace much of the year but started every game for the first time since his rookie season in 2010. The operation...
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December 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Rams lose Quick, Saffold to injuries against Chiefs

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The St. Louis Rams lost wide receiver Brian Quick and right guard Rodger Saffold to injuries just two plays apart early in the second quarter of Sunday's game against the Chiefs. Quick hurt his shoulder while getting tackled near the Kansas City sideline on the first play of the Rams' drive, and Saffold hurt his shoulder while blocking for running back Zac Stacy...
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October 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Are the Oakland Raiders the most dysfunctional team in football?

The Arizona Cardinals take on the Oakland Raiders this week at Coliseum in the Bay Area. This game sets up to be a classic trap game for the 4-1 Cardinals against the 0-5 Raiders. The Raiders haven’t won a game since a 28-23 win over Houston on November 17 of last season. That was a win over a Texans team that was in the throes of losing 14 straight games en route to the number...
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October 17, 2014  |  Discuss

St. Louis Rams right tackle Joe Barksdale is playing out of his mind

Almost exactly two years ago, the Rams were awarded Joe Barksdale off of waivers. The move barely made a ripple in the Rams community. Roster churn among the bottom 10-20 percent of NFL rosters is a common thing, whether it’s due to injuries, poor performance by incumbents or some other reason. But Barksdale, 25, has turned out to be one of those rare afterthought waiver-wire acquisitions...
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September 23, 2014  |  Discuss

St. Louis Rams training camp preview: Offensive line

With the St. Louis Rams inching closer and closer to training camp, one group that is still sort of up in the air is the offensive line. Les Snead and Jeff Fisher have reached out and signed veterans and have stockpiled young players from the draft. The Rams have many options and scenarios that could unfold with injury or a great camp by an unproven younger player. The Players: Tackles...
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July 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Saffold knows he'll get punked, but still being a Ram makes it all good

ST. LOUIS -- Rodger Saffold knows something is coming. The St. Louis Rams' offensive lineman can feel it. He just isn't sure when. But, yes, he's well aware that his offseason free agency odyssey from St. Louis to Oakland and then back to St. Louis has provided some material for his wannabe prank-artist teammates. "I know that they are planning and scheming," Saffold tells FOXSportsMidwest...
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May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Top-5 offseason moves for the St. Louis Rams…so far

With the acquisitions part of the NFL offseason all but completed, I thought I’d attempt to rank the top five offseason moves the Rams have made in 2014. It’s fairly comprehensive, as the team made some big headlines via the draft, free agency, contract extensions and some surprise internal hires. Let’s get started: 5. Drafting Michael Sam The Rams made international headlines...
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May 22, 2014  |  Discuss

St. Louis Rams get an offensive and defensive weapon in cover32 Mock Draft 1.0

Our cover32 senior editors put together a Round One NFL Mock Draft 1.0 for your consumption, and the Rams came out pretty well. I’m a strong advocate for the Rams selecting Jadeveon Clowney if available. But in this mock, the Texans pick Clowney first overall, which seems like a pretty likely scenario in real life, leaving the Rams with a variety of options with the no. 2 pick...
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April 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Twitter Tuesday: Rodger Saffold lifts weights – lots of them

Put up 440 today with ease it's gonna be an exciting season #RamsNation — Rodger Saffold (@Rodger_Saffold) April 15, 2014 Holy crap. Assuming the newly re-signed guard is talking about the bench press, that’s a pretty sizable amount of pounds. The good news is that my max is only 40 pounds away from reaching the amount Saffold easily put up…divided by two. Moving on, let...
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April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

What St. Louis Rams free agency inactivity means

We are a couple of months into free agency and from the little moves the St. Louis Rams have made thus far in that time period, it looks like most of their moves will be on draft night. The Rams have let go a few of their integral pieces from last season like offensive lineman Shelley Smith, Chris Williams, and released corner Cortland Finnegan. As far as additions, they resigned...
April 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Auburn OT Greg Robinson Visiting Rams Wednesday

  Jeremy Fowler of CBS Sports reports that Auburn OT Greg Robinson is visiting with the Rams on Wednesday. Robinson has been a very popular name mentioned in connection to the Rams at No. 2 overall. St. Louis is believed to be willing to trade their No. 2 pick, but should they stay there, Robinson could be a great addition to the Rams offensive line. They are currently without...
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April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Making sense of the Rodger Saffold situation

Full disclosure: I’m a highly patient and deliberate man. I don’t like to react immediately to things because it takes me time to sift through the complicated and often conflicting details that emerge from the various reports. The situation with Rodger Saffold is particularly complicated because it looks so bad for the franchise. If perception is reality, then the Raiders...
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April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Former Colts OL Mike McGlynn Visiting Rams Today

Per a league source, free agent OL Mike McGlynn is visiting the Rams today, via Pro Football Talk. McGlynn visited with the Redskins earlier this week. McGlynn, 29, started games last season at right guard and center.  The Rams have pursued depth all across their offensive line this offseason, making the versatile McGlynn a decent fit.  The Rams need interior depth even if Rodger...
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March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

St. Louis Rams re-sign G Rodger Saffold

Rodger Saffold originally signed a 5-year, 42.5 million dollar deal with the Raiders, which would have made him the 2nd highest paid left tackle this off-season on a loaded left tackle market, which would have been an atrocity. However, Saffold failed his physical when Raider team doctors (possibly at the behest of an angry Marc Davis, the Raiders owner) said Saffold would need surgery...
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March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

St. Louis Rams are loaded at defensive end, but here are the top prospects anyway

We’ve already explored the possibility of the Rams adding Jadeveon Clowney in this year’s draft, despite the Rams already being loaded at the defensive end position. The thinking is that Clowney would by far be the best player available at no. 2 if he’s there, and the Rams would be short-sighted to reach and fill a need rather than simply take a guy as good as Clowney. As you...
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March 17, 2014  |  1 Comment

Weekly Rewind: Rodger Saffold’s crazy week + full free agency recap

Quite the crazy week for the St. Louis Rams. First, the team waved good bye to Rodger Saffold. Then Chris Williams. But wait! Saffold was back! But is it a good contract or not? Time will tell. Anyway, get caught up on anything you might’ve missed here. cover32 Rams Local Content - Rodger Saffold leaves the Rams for Oakland… (READ) - …And then reportedly “fails his physical”...
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March 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Rodger Saffold: Raiders doctor told me I passed physical

Offensive lineman Rodger Saffold ended up back with the St. Louis Rams after a free agent contract he and the Oakland Raiders agreed to was voided when he failed a physical. The Raiders had an issue with Saffold’s shoulder and wanted him to have surgery, while the Rams obviously did not have a medical issue […]
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March 14, 2014  |  Discuss
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