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St. Louis Rams off the Week 9 hot seat, but three Super Bowl contenders not so lucky

It doesn’t take long for the pressure to mount in the NFL. Just eight weeks into the 2014 season, plenty of people find themselves under the microscope, trying to answer questions about their most-recent performance. Who is in that spot? Here are five on the hot seat this weekend: *** 5. Chip Kelly This guy is a genius? Really? For all the hype surrounding his offense, the Eagles...
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Top 5 recurring excuses under Jeff Fisher’s tenure as head coach

Hello, everyone. This is managing editor Spencer Engel subbing in for your normal top-5 writer, Ted Bryant. Today, our top-5 will cover excuses, specifically those made by practically anyone associated with the Rams since Jeff Fisher took over as head coach. I’m talking coaches themselves, media, fans, players, you name them. And yes, I’ve been guilty myself of making excuses...
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St. Louis Rams fans will love new list ripping everything about rivals as overhyped

Yawn. That’s how the sports world collectively responded to Tuesday’s trade deadline in the NFL, a much-anticipated day that wound up generating less than Al Capone’s vault. Aside from a couple of transactions made by the lowly Buccaneers, involving a couple of players that most people had never heard of, the deadline came and went without anyone noticing. Given the hype that...
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St. Louis Rams head into Week 9 battered and bruised

The Rams suffered yet another disappointing loss last week, falling to the Chiefs 34-7. St. Louis scored on their opening possession, something they have done better than any team in the league (four opening possession touchdowns) with quarterback Austin Davis throwing a touchdown pass to Lance Kendricks, but aside from that, the offense was held in check. Davis went 15 for 25, with...
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Rams Rework TE Jared Cook’s Contract, Free Up $900K In Cap Space

The St. Louis Rams had to free up some extra cap space following the addition of S Mark Barron at this week’s NFL trade deadline. According to Brian McIntyre, the Rams converted a portion of TE Jared Cook’s base salary to a signing bonus and in turn created $900,000 in cap space. St. Louis has been towards the bottom of the league in regards to available cap space for almost...
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New Rams safety Mark Barron found out he was traded through the media

The Rams recently made a trade right before the trade deadline, and it happened so quickly, that Mark Barron didn’t find out until he saw in on the media. S Mark Barron said he missed the call telling him he’d been traded so he found out from the media. Said he was shocked. — Nick Wagoner (@nwagoner) October 29, 2014 Jeff Fisher said in a press conference that Barron is a player...
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Rams Add QB Case Keenum To Practice Squad After Clearing Waivers

Jim Thomas of the St. Louis Dispatch is reporting that QB Case Keenum has cleared waivers and will be added to Rams’ practice squad. The Rams cut him on Tuesday after they agreed to send their fourth and sixth round picks to the Buccaneers in return for S Mark Barron. Keenum, 26, had one year remaining on his contract and was set to earn $495,000 in the current season. Keenum...
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Was the St. Louis Rams Week 9 tilt announced as a top game to watch?

The leaves are turning. Halloween decorations are up throughout the neighborhood. And the days are getting shorter and shorter. What do those things signal? Football games are getting more and more important. This week certainly backs up that notion, as the NFL’s slate of games features plenty of match-ups with playoff implications. That may sound nutty in Week 9, but that’s...
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St. Louis Rams’ to-do list for the second half of the season

As the Rams prepare for a trip to San Francisco this Sunday, the league is in full midseason swing. The Rams, as it stands, are looking up at the rest of the NFC West with a record of 2-5 and about $43 million worth of cap money on injured reserve. It’s not pretty. However, since Monday’s column very blatantly went the doom and gloom route, today’s piece offers some commentary...
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St. Louis Rams Austin Davis’ mid-way, surprising QB ranking unveiled

Every week, from now through the Wednesday before the Super Bowl, the editors at cover32 will gather to rank the NFL’s 32 starting quarterbacks. Depending on what’s happened the previous week, some will rise and some will fall, and even some of the names on the list will change. It’s a never-ending evolution, as the status of the league’s top signal callers is always in flux...
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Mailbag: What upside does Mark Barron give the St. Louis Rams?

What upside does Mark Barron provide the Rams? – Tim, St. Louis The Rams made a surprising move just before the NFL trade deadline passed trading a fourth and sixth-round pick to the Buccaneers for former 2012 seventh overall pick Mark Barron. The strategy behind the pick? Simple: Physicality. With the Rams’ season beginning to look like a flop, the Rams added a hammer in the...
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Rams release Case Keenum; Sign Korey Toomer

Today the St. Louis Rams released Case Keenum moments after they traded for Mark Barron. The team also released Garrett Gilbert from their practice squad. In a corresponding move the team signed Korey Toomer to their active roster. @HBalzer721: Other Rams moves: QB Case Keenum waived; LB Korey Toomer signed from practice squad; QB Garrett […] The post Rams release Case Keenum;...
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St. Louis Rams mid-way point NFL Power Rankings position revealed

Just when everyone thought they had the NFL figured out, another slate of wacky games leaves fans scratching their heads. Good teams lost, bad teams won and the standings are in disarray. It’s almost impossible to make heads or tails out of what’s going on as the league hits the midway point of the season. With that as a backdrop, the editors at cover32 gathered to assemble this...
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Rams acquire Mark Barron from Bucs for draft picks

TweetThe Tampa Bay Buccaneers have traded strong safety Mark Barron, the 7th overall pick in 2012, to the St. Louis Rams: Rams traded fourth- and sixth- round picks to Buccaneers for S Mark Barron, per source. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) October 28, 2014 The Rams only had to give up fourth and sixth round pick for Barron, who at one point was regarded as one of the rising...
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St. Louis Rams acquire Mark Barron from Tampa Bay Buccaneers

As the clock struck 4:00 p.m. on the NFL trade deadline, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers began clearing house as they traded safety Mark Barron to the St. Louis Rams according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Bucs finalized a trade of S Mark Barron to Rams, per source. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) October 28, 2014 To get Barron from the Bucs, the Rams sent Tampa Bay fourth and sixth round...
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Mark Barron sent to Rams for a 4th and 6th

Today the Tampa Bay Buccaneers sent former first round safety from Alabama Mark Barron to the St. Louis Rams in exchange for a fourth round draft pick in the sixth round draft pick. @RapSheet: For Mark Barron, the #Rams send a fourth rounder and a sixth rounder to the #Bucs. Do you follow the NFL […] The post Mark Barron sent to Rams for a 4th and 6th appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.
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St. Louis Rams trade for Bucs safety Mark Barron, former no. 7 overall pick

The Rams made a move today just before the NFL trade deadline passed. The team gave up a fourth- and sixth-round pick to acquire Buccaneers safety Mark Barron, who was selected no. 7 overall just three years ago. Rams traded fourth- and sixth- round picks to Buccaneers for S Mark Barron, per source. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) October 28, 2014 Mark Barron was the No. 7 pick...
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I found something positive about the St. Louis Rams!

Guys, it’s been a long week for anyone affiliated with the Rams, and it’s only Tuesday. I mean, we try to stay pretty objective here at cover32 Rams, but even my staff and I just get beaten down after a while with this damn team. I mean, just like at poor Ted’s column from yesterday. That’s a guy who’s been kicked one too many times in the stomach by the Rams, much like...
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Twitter Tuesday: St. Louis Rams pay respect to Oscar Taveras

On Sunday night, rookie St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Oscar Taveras and his girlfriend tragically lost their lives in a car accident in the Dominican Republic. Taveras, a top prospect since he was a teenager, was only 22 years old. A few Rams players took to Twitter to express their condolences. Terribly sad news about Oscar Taveras! Praying for his family in this tragic time! —...
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Rams Injury Update: Brian Quick out for season

We're halfway through the NFL season, and the St. Louis Rams are right where they did not want to be. First, the team lost quarterback Sam Bradford for the entire season, then they lost left tackle Jake Long for the rest of the season, and now they will lose star wide-out Brian Quick.#457894168 / gettyimages.comQuick was the top pick of the second round in the 2012 NFL draft...
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This Week in Hurt: Jake Long breaks again

Every week bones break and muscles rip around the NFL. We’ll take a look at the most significant injuries, and what happens next. Being a St. Louis Rams fan was always going to be difficult this season. Sam Bradford went down in August, and he’s average at best to begin with. He was replaced first by a journeyman in Shaun Hill, and then by Austin Davis, a promising undrafted...
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Quick May Be Done For The Season With Torn Rotator Cuff

Rams receiver Brian Quick's injury is a dislocated shoulder and torn rotator cuff, according to Adam Schefter.Fantasy Spin:Quick is likely done for the season, if that's true. he had taken a giant leap forward this season and in the seven games he played, he had already set career highs for receptions (25), yards (375) and touchdowns (3).
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St. Louis Rams national confidence level is something you need to see

This week or next, every team in the NFL will hit their midway point of the season. Eight games will be in the books, with eight games still to play. As a result, there is plenty of data to analyze when it comes to each franchise; it’s now much easier to determine which teams are contenders and which ones are pretenders. What franchises fall into each category? This week’s Gut...
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Rams lose their best offense weapon for the remainder of the season

Brian Quick the former second round pick from Appalachian State was finally developing into a decent wide receiver, but with an injury to his shoulder it is a huge setback.  Quick is leading the Rams with 375 receiving yards and has been the closest thing the St. Louis offense has had to a big-play threat […] The post Rams lose their best offense weapon for the remainder of the...
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BREAKING: Brian Quick reportedly out for the season with shoulder injury

Third-year wide receiver Brian Quick is reportedly out for the season after suffering a shoulder injury in yesterday’s game. Rams WR Brian Quick has a dislocated shoulder and torn rotator cuff and is likely done for the season, per source. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) October 27, 2014 The Rams already received bad news this morning regarding left tackle Jake Long re-tearing...
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