Gone camping: St. Louis Rams 7/29 practice

After a private special teams practice yesterday, the Rams opened their practice back up to the public today at 3:30 p.m. at Rams park. Let’s take a look at what happened. Strong performance again from WR Brian Quick, who had a handful of big plays in team drills. Kenny Britt in on the action also. — Nick Wagoner (@nwagoner) July 29, 2014 First day in full pads today .! #BangBang...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 NFL Team Previews: St. Louis Rams

Key AdditionsQB Shaun Hill, WR Kenny Britt, G Davin Joseph, DE/DT Alex Carrington, OT Greg Robinson (draft), DT Aaron Donald (draft), CB/S Lamarcus Joyner (draft), RB Tre Mason (draft), CB E.J. Gaines (draft)Key LossesQB Kellen Clemens, G Harvey Dahl, G Shelley Smith, G Chris Williams, CB Cortland Finnegan, S Darian Stewart.Team AnalysisIf you placed the Rams in any division but...
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10 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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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Position Preview: Who will be the third quarterback for the Detroit Lions?

There is no quarterback controversy in Detroit as the Lions will continue to rely on their former first overall pick Matthew Stafford to be their starter and leader of their offense. Stafford was plagued by injuries during his first two seasons, but has not missed a game during the last three years while compiling stats at a record pace. Shaun Hill had been the backup for years...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Lots of OTA reps, closer to home -- what's not to like for Hill in the STL?

ST. LOUIS -- Moving closer to home often is among the factors in a relocation, and that was the case with free-agent quarterback Shaun Hill. But there was more to it than that. "A lot of things," Hill told on Tuesday. "My wife and I just had our first kid, so being close to home was really a nice part of it," said Hill, who grew up in Kansas...
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June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

New Rams QB Gilbert anxious to prove his worth on the gridiron

ST. LOUIS -- Garrett Gilbert is ready to start asking questions. Lots and lots of questions.   The quarterback the Rams selected in the sixth round on Saturday got to meet the rest of the St. Louis QBs -- Sam Bradford, Shaun Hill and Austin Davis -- on Tuesday and almost immediately began to pick their brains. "I got to start asking some questions to all three quarterbacks...
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May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

St. Louis Rams select Mizzou cornerback E.J. Gaines

I’m not going to lie, I don’t always know a lot – or really anything – about some of these late-round picks. But I’m a Mizzou fan, and therefore know a ton about the guy the Rams just picked, E.J. Gaines. Gaines was the best cornerback on Mizzou’s roster for the past three seasons. In 2013, Gaines earned first-team all-SEC honors. His best game came against Texas A&...
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May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Dan Orlovsky returns to Lions to back up Matthew Stafford

Back in 2005 the Lions thought quarterback Dan Orlovsky could be part of their future. Now the Lions believe he can part of their present. The Lions on Tuesday signed Orlovsky to replace Shaun Hill as the backup to Matthew Stafford. Orlovsky was signed to a one-year deal. Hill signed with the Rams last week. The Lions were also believed to be interested in Luke McCown, who signed...
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April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Weekly Rewind: Rams sign a couple free agents; Chris Long twitter feud recap

Here’s a recap of what you may have missed this past week. cover32 Rams Local Content - What to think of the Shaun Hill signing? (READ) - The St. Louis Rams should steer clear of Kenny Britt. (READ) - Twitter Tuesday: Could the St. Louis Rams and Atlanta Falcons be trade partners again? (READ) - Top-5 Recent St. Louis Rams Draft Screw-ups, Re-drafted. (READ) - Chris Long lays...
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March 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions running out of options at backup quarterback

Shaun Hill will be moving on from the Detroit Lions and instead be serving as the backup quarterback for the St Louis Rams. Hill was acquired in a trade with the San Francisco 49ers in 2010 and has served as the backup to Matthew Stafford since then. Hill was widely considered one of the NFL’s better backup quarterbacks. He was a steady hand the Lions knew they could count on...
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March 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Rams sign backups for Bradford and the defensive line

ST. LOUIS -- The Rams added a backup quarterback on Wednesday when veteran Shaun Hill, formerly of the Detroit Lions, agreed to a one-year deal with the club. Hill, 34, made a free-agent visit to St. Louis in 2012 but chose to re-sign with Detroit instead. Hill will back up Sam Bradford but gives the Rams some insurance at the position with Bradford returning from a knee injury...
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March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Shaun Hill agrees to a one-year deal with the Rams

Matthew Stafford has started every game over the last three seasons, but the Detroit Lions always knew they had the ideal security blanket just in case anything happened to him. Not anymore. Shaun Hill, who has spent the last four years as Stafford's backup, agreed to terms Wednesday on a one-year deal with the St. Louis Rams. Hill was an unrestricted free agent and had considered...
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March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Rams Expected To Sign QB Shaun Hill

  ESPN’s Adam Caplan reports that the Rams are expected to sign veteran QB Shaun Hill to a one-year contract. Hill was scheduled to meet with the Rams on Monday and should be an upgrade to Kellen Clemens who recently signed with San Diego. Jim Thomas reported on Tuesday that Hill’s market may have been affected by a recent foot surgery. Hill, 34, signed a two-year deal with...
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March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Lions 'certainly' could draft a QB this year

Shaun Hill still hasn’t closed the door on a return to the Detroit Lions in free agency, but if Hill leaves for the St. Louis Rams or another team, the Lions might turn to the NFL draft for his replacement. Lions general manager Martin Mayhew said at the NFL ownersmeetings this week that he “definitely would consider drafting a quarterback” to back up Matthew Stafford this...
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March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Lions free agency: Week 1 recap

The first week of the NFL's free agency is coming to an end. Here's an update of what the Detroit Lions did, didn't do and what they still need to do: MARQUEE ADDITION Denver's Eric Decker and the New York Giants' Hakeem Nicks got more publicity, but Seattle's Golden Tate actually might have been the best free-agent receiver this year. The Lions made Tate...
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March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Veteran QB Shaun Hill Visiting With Rams Monday

  Jim Thomas of the St. Louis Dispatch reports that the veteran QB Shaun Hill will visit with the Rams on Monday. St. Louis just lost Kellen Clemens to the Chargers a few days ago, so they could really use a solid backup quarterback given that Sam Bradford is coming off of a serious knee injury. Hill, 34, signed a two-year deal with the Lions back in 2012 and spent the past two...
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March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Pettigrew among 12 Lions who became free agents Tuesday

Tight end Brandon Pettigrew, defensive end Willie Young, cornerback Rashean Mathis and backup quarterback Shaun Hill were among 12 Detroit Lions who officially became unrestricted free agents Tuesday at 4 p.m. The Lions had identified Pettigrew as a priority to re-sign, but they're going to have some competition now because this is considered a weak group of free agents at his...
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March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Jets Reportedly Have Shown Interest In QB Shaun Hill

  Seth Walder of the New York Daily News reports that the Jets have expressed “some level” of interest in Lions free agent QB Shaun Hill. Ian Rapoport recently reported that the Buccaneers could be an option for Hill, but the Jets were expected to monitor the quarterback market in the coming days, so this doesn’t come as a huge surprise. Josh McCown and Michael Vick have...
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March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Bucs expected to show interest in Josh McCown and Shaun Hill

var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network,  the Buccaneers are expected to show interest in Josh McCown and Shaun Hill when free agency opens up. Talked backup QBs on Total Access: #Bucs are in the market for a backup. They’ll be looking at #Bears QB Josh McCown & #Lions QB Shaun...
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March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay looking at Josh McCown and Shaun Hill as QB options

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are unsure of Mike Glennon. With Lovie Smith set to coach his first year, it is understandable that he has some reservations about the current signal caller. Mike Glennon was drafted by the old regime in Tampa Bay. While the Buccaneers could draft a quarterback, it is widely expected that the team will seek a free agent to compete for the starters role in...
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Josh McCown & Shaun Hill Expected To Be On Buccaneers’ Radar In Free Agency

Ian Rapoport reports that the Buccaneers will be in the market for a backup quarterback in the coming weeks. According to Rapoport, Tampa Bay will specifically be looking at Bears QB Josh McCown and Lions QB Shaun Hill. The Buccaneers have been rumored to have interest in McCown for a few months, so this isn’t all that surprising to hear. However, this is the first we’ve regarding...
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March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Lions looking of backup QB

The Detroit Lions had an offense in 2013 that looked like it would be explosive, but certain things didn’t work and the season fizzled out fast. But one thing the Lions will need to improve over the offseason doesn’t have to do with their starting roster, rather a guy playing behind them. According to the Detroit Free Press the Lions are in the market for a backup quarterback...
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February 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Should the Detroit Lions be in the market for a free-agent QB?

Only one player threw a pass for the Detroit Lions in 2013 – Matthew Stafford. And for good reason, as the 26-year-old quarterback is the face of the franchise in the Motor City; he’s the former No. 1 overall pick who has been tasked with carrying the team on his shoulders. For the most part, he’s done just that. Yes, there are some occasional decisions that are head scratchers...
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February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Jets Free Agency Primer (Quarterbacks)

With approximately $30-40 million in cap space, the New York Jets are pegged to be players when the new league year begins on March 3rd, 2013. Today, we look at free agent quarterbacks. It is no secret the Jets botched Mark Sanchez’s career here. Anointing Sanchez the starter from day one, with no competition to speak of, was one of many missteps the they made. It appears that...
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January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Giants at Detroit Lions: 2013 Week 16 NFL Pick

New York Giants (5-9) at Detroit Lions (7-7) In case you’ve been living under a rock for the past week, the Lions have a turnover problem. Despite their 7-7 record, the Lions have a turnover margin of -13, which is 4th worst in the NFL and their 31 turnovers are the 2nd most in the NFL. The narrative around this has ranged from everything from fire Jim Schwartz (because, apparently...
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December 18, 2013  |  Discuss
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