Rams rebuilding job leans heavily on kids

ST. LOUIS -- St. Louis Rams players are assigned parking spots outside the training facility based on seniority, and the roster is so heavy on youth, quarterback Sam Bradford is close to the front of the line. At age 26, the first overall pick in 2010 is a grizzled veteran on this team. "Yeah, it's interesting," Bradford said. "Feeling a little older every year...
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9 hours ago  |  Discuss

St. Louis Rams: Kurt Warner throws passes at Day 3 of training camp

The starting quarterback of the St. Louis Rams is clearly Sam Bradford.  Coming off a torn ACL injury, all reports say that Bradford is healthy.  He is ready to go.  He is ready to lead the charge back to the playoffs. There is little doubt that Sam Bradford is the man in St. Louis.  But Kurt Warner use to be the man in St. Louis, and the former two-time NFL MVP was not there...
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17 hours ago  |  Discuss

St. Louis Rams: Chris Long says team should not believe the hype

The St. Louis Rams are receiving a lot of respect from national pundits and are everyone's "sexy" pick to surprise and make a splash this season.  Many are excited about the defense's potential with new defensive coordinator Gregg Williams.  Many are excited to see what Sam Bradford can do with the running game the Rams found after he was injured last season....
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

St. Louis Rams 2014 Outlook

St. Louis Rams:  This is a team that nobody wanted to play against on Sunday afternoons.  Despite a (7 - 9) record, the Rams were a force to be dealt with especially on defense...well primarily on defense.  That is their problem.  This team has a major issue generating offense on any consistent level.  They allowed more points than they scored but that's because the offense...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rams: No restrictions on Bradford

ST. LOUIS -- At times, Sam Bradford forgot all about his surgically repaired left knee. Except for a brace, the St. Louis Rams have no restrictions in training camp for their quarterback, either. The first overall pick of the 2010 draft missed the last nine games last season and is a key to a franchise seeking a breakthrough season. "I feel great, my knee really feels good,...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Sam Bradford a full go for Rams’ training camp

The St. Louis Rams are one of the more interesting teams heading into the 2014 season, but their entire year hinges around the health of quarterback Sam Bradford. He is coming off of an ACL tear last season, but appears to be ready to get back on the field and prepare for the upcoming season. According to Rams head coach Jeff Fisher, Bradford is a full go for Rams’ training camp...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Fisher says Bradford is 'full-go'

When the Rams hit the practice field at 3:30 p.m. today for the start of training camp, quarterback Sam Bradford will be “full-go” according to coach Jeff Fisher. “Sam is in great shape,” Fisher said. “He’s ready to go. We don’t have (reservations) — right now as we speak, as camp starts — he’s full-go. If we need to back him down here and there, we’ll back...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeff Fisher: Michael Sam ‘absolutely not’ a distraction for Rams

St. Louis Rams coach Jeff Fisher told ESPN Radio on Wednesday that openly gay rookie linebacker Michael Sam has “absolutely not” been a distraction. Fisher was asked on “Mike and Mike” to respond to Tony Dungy’s comments that the media coverage surrounding Sam would have caused him to pass on drafting him if he were still an NFL coach. “Let’s define distraction...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Is this Sam Bradford's last chance in St. Louis?

Sam Bradford is on the cusp of living up to expectations or finding himself fighting for the title as 'starting quarterback' in St. Louis. The Rams have expressed a willingness and patience on the fifth-year veteran. Bradford was enjoying early success his rookie season when injuries derailed him in his second and fourth years, where he missed a combined 12 games. In 2014, h...
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Sam Bradford’s Time Is Now To Prove The St. Louis Rams He’s A No. 1 Pick

Sam Bradford’s starting job in St. Louis will surely be evaluated after next season – Mandatory Credit: Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images via The St. Louis Rams are heading into the 2014 season with a retooled roster and better expectations. Better, not high, because of the grueling division they’re in, but they have a promising outlook. Bringing in a few pieces to help...
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7 days ago  |  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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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 5 St. Louis Rams fantasy sleepers

The Rams have become a team who, in recent years, have had a list of fantasy-caliber players that has read, from top to bottom: Steven Jackson And that’s it. With leagues beginning to reconvene from a months-long drought of (sometimes) friendly trash talk, one of the things that I love and hate the most in this world is now right around the corner. Now, the Rams do have a trio...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Mailbag: Will the St. Louis Rams youngsters take the team to the next level?

Mailbag: Will the Rams’ young team be able to perform well enough to put the Rams in the spotlight and ultimately the playoffs? – Tyler, Phoenix The Rams’ team age cannot and should not, play a factor in the whether or not the team makes the playoffs. Coach Fisher has adamantly for years said that the team’s age won’t be a factor, and he expects big things from the group...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

St. Louis Rams training camp preview: Quarterback

Training camp is painfully close. One week from today, rookies will report to Rams Park while the veterans file in a few days later. We’ve spent a lot of time in the last few weeks setting our expectations for the 2014 Rams, but before any of those can become a reality, a 53-man roster must first be crafted. With that said, the first of our 2014 training camp previews focuses on...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Offseason Position Preview: Quarterbacks

Despite his numbers throughout the first five weeks of the 2013 season, Sam Bradford wasn’t having the best season. The team was 1-3 with him starting under center and 2-0 the next two weeks, thanks to special teams and the defense taking advantage of a weak Jacksonville offense.Bradford was completing around 60 percent of his passes and the only quarterback to throw fewer interceptions...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 5 boom or bust St. Louis Rams players

With training camp less than two weeks away, there are a handful of players on the Rams roster that will look to elevate their respective games to ensure a spot on the 2014 roster. Beyond that, they’ll want to have an even greater impact on the season as a whole after performing below expectations in the past few seasons. With that said, our weekly Top 5 attempts to rank the players...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Eight benchmarks the St. Louis Rams need to hit to ensure success

With just about two weeks left before team activities resume with training camp, NFL fans (and writers) are just about out of the dreaded mid-summer vacuum of content regarding their favorite teams. Listicles abound, and HOT TAKES are at a peak, but this time of the year (in my opinion) is best-served for expectation setting. It’s too early to tell what the 2014 Rams can be, as...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Who’s the most likely St. Louis Ram to suffer a sophomore slump?

It’s not a fun topic to discuss, but with the Rams heading into training camp expecting starting-caliber production from many of their soon-to-be second-year players, the effect of one or more of them hitting a sophomore slump stands to hit this team pretty hard. It’s never pretty, but sophomore slumps are fairly common and sometimes even necessary in a player’s growth process...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Why the Rams should stick with Sam Bradford

Coming out of college, the expectations were extremely high for former Oklahoma quarterback Sam Bradford. The Heisman trophy winner with a Golden arm signed the richest rookie deal ever with over 20 million in guaranteed money. There was an immense amount of pressure on him to perform at a high level, and he did. In his rookie season in 2010, Bradford won the NFC offensive rookie...
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Sam Bradford wins starting gig by default

Sam Bradford better thank his lucky stars, the tarot cards, or maybe just the organization for his position. Luckily for Bradford, the only option the St. Louis Rams have right now is Shaun Hill, but that doesn’t mean his job is safe for 2015. The emergence of both Tavon Austin and Zac Stacy, and the talented defense have taken some of the pressure off Bradford. But all that...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

St. Louis Rams should circle this particular game on their calendar in 2014

As World Cup fever lingers stateside for at least 24 more hours, many of you reading this are plotting ways to skip work and catch the US National Team as they take on the Germans in their final match of group play with knockout round advancement on the line. It was the same plotting you had to do on Monday of last week when the team kicked off their campaign against Ghana, and you...
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June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Rams QB Bradford not worried about knee

ST. LOUIS -- Sam Bradford knows how well he's feeling. The St. Louis Rams quarterback doesn't care what anybody else thinks about his surgically repaired left knee -- or a career that's yet to take off. The team concluded workouts Thursday and Bradford headed for home in Oklahoma City, confident he'll be back as good as ever when training camp begins in late July...
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June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Will the St. Louis Rams pick up the pace in 2014?

In 2013, the Rams featured one of the slowest-paced offenses in the NFL. On the surface, that can likely be attributed to the on the ongoing evolution of the running game in the wake of quarterback Sam Bradford’s Week 7 injury and the subsequent emergence of rookie running back Zac Stacy. Is a slow offense a bad thing, though? And if so, are the Rams equipped to speed things up...
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June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Rams Injury Update: Sam Bradford, Jake Long

The St. Louis Rams suffered a number of catastrophic losses to their offense down the stretch last season which led to a less than satisfying record of seven wins and nine losses. As for the status of two key players that went down, quarterback Sam Bradford and offensive tackle Jake Long, Adam Schefter of ESPN has some good news and some bad. #185429558 / gettyimages.comThe good...
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June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Sam Bradford doing more than expected at Rams’ OTAs

So many NFL players recovering from injuries in recent years have boasted that they’re “ahead of schedule” that it sometimes seems like it’s time to change the schedule. But Rams quarterback Sam Bradford does appear to be ahead of schedule in his recovery from a torn ACL. Bradford is doing more than he was expected to do at the Rams’ Organized Team Activities, participating...
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June 08, 2014  |  Discuss
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