St. Louis Rams’ Notebook, Week 7 – Entering Rougher Waters
October 23rd, 2012 at 3:49 PM
Forgive me for sounding like the eternal optimist, but the St. Louis Rams are just fine. They've already exceeded their win total from an abysmal 2011 campaign. On eye test alone, the defense looks like a completely different beast than any Rams team since the franchise arrived in St. Louis. In...
Rams 101 Closer Look – Second-Round Selections Quick, Pead Remain Behind Curtain
October 18th, 2012 at 5:15 PM
Michael Brockers. Brian Quick. Isaiah Pead. Everyone tuned in to the 2012 NFL Draft heard these names called on behalf of the St. Louis Rams in late April, but we haven't heard them much since. Why? Let's take a closer look. (more...)
St. Louis Rams 101 Fantasy Report, Week 4: Trending Forward
October 3rd, 2012 at 5:00 AM
Through a quarter of the young 2012 season, many NFL teams have either fulfilled or sabotaged the predictions of experts and fans alike. The New Orleans Saints are 0-4, while the Arizona Cardinals of the lowly NFC West are undefeated. 10 of the 32 NFL franchises currently sit at .500, and...
St. Louis Rams’ Notebook, Week 4 – Winning Ugly is Still Winning
October 2nd, 2012 at 12:28 AM
The St. Louis Rams currently sit at 2-2, only good enough for third place in the surprisingly-good NFC West. Despite the offensively-challenged performances the Rams have displayed through the quarter-pole of the 2012 season, the two wins have already matched their total for last season. A .500 record is promising...
St. Louis Rams’ Notebook – Week 3: Weak Links Better Identified
September 26th, 2012 at 1:13 AM
Although controversial calls — or, in some instances, the lack thereof — have certainly marred the first three weeks of the NFL season, an objective look at each team's performance will show that this is probably the most competitive season the league has had in a while. No one could have...
St. Louis Rams’ Notebook – Week 1: Don’t Let the ‘L’ Fool You
September 12th, 2012 at 3:09 AM
The St. Louis Rams started the 2012 season on the wrong side of the win-loss column, but showed promise on both sides of the ball, promise that hasn't been seen in Week 1 for several years. Forcing three turnovers and a touchdown on defense and moving the ball effectively in...
Fantasy Football Projections: St. Louis Rams’ Offense
September 3rd, 2012 at 2:07 PM
For those of you who haven't yet conducted your fantasy football drafts, I encourage you to take a closer look at the St. Louis Rams' roster. For those of you who've got your team set, I encourage you to take a closer look at the St. Louis' Rams roster. (more...)
St. Louis Rams’ Notebook – Preseason Wrap-up: Improvement on the Horizon
September 1st, 2012 at 2:56 PM
***PHOTO1*** GAME NOTES —Michael Brockers went down with a lower leg injury on the last play of the first quarter against the Baltimore Ravens. Brockers was caught in a ‘high-low’ block on a stretch play. The injury has since been diagnosed as a high ankle sprain, and will sideline the rookie defensive...
St. Louis Rams Training Camp Preview: Receivers and Tight Ends
July 31st, 2012 at 12:28 AM
***PHOTO2*** 292. 3,258. 9. 3. 193. If these were winning lottery numbers, the St. Louis Rams would have hit the jackpot last fall. However, these totals represent the Rams' receiving numbers at the end of the 2011 season. The stats are for receptions, yards, touchdowns, plays of 40+ yards, and points, respectively;...
St. Louis Rams Training Camp Preview: Running Backs and Fullbacks
July 27th, 2012 at 3:56 AM
***PHOTO1*** As mentioned in the first installment of this series, the one stable position on the St. Louis Rams' roster for the past decade has been running back. After Hall-of-Famer Marshall Faulk passed the torch in 2006, Steven Jackson picked up right where he left off. Jackson enters his ninth training camp...
St. Louis Rams Training Camp Preview: Quarterbacks
July 26th, 2012 at 1:56 AM
***PHOTO1*** After a tumultuous 2011 season that saw them -- unfortunately -- secure the #2 overall pick, the St. Louis Rams look to rebound in 2012. As with most good football teams, the first step in finding success usually begins with the quarterback position. Entering training camp, former #1 overall pick Sam...
Steven Jackson Celebrates His 29th Birthday
July 22nd, 2012 at 10:21 PM
***PHOTO1*** St. Louis Rams' running back Steven Jackson celebrates his 29th birthday today. Jackson, a native of Las Vegas, NV, was born on a cusp day between being a Cancer and a Leo (for those into horoscopes). He spent his weekend at home preparing for his ninth training camp with the...
St. Louis Rams Round up 2012 NFL Draft Picks
June 15th, 2012 at 8:48 PM
The St. Louis Rams have signed eight of their 10 draft picks from April. Thanks to a clause in the NFL’s new collective bargaining agreement, rookies have a ceiling on how much they can make coming out of college, and they actually have to earn their stripes on the NFL gridiron....
St. Louis Rams Reviving ‘The Greatest Show on Turf’?
May 2nd, 2012 at 9:29 PM
The St. Louis Cardinals will continue to carry the torch for the city, despite Albert Pujols’... departure (yes, it still hurts). Currently sitting in a second-place tie in the NL Central with upstart Pittsburgh, the Redbirds’ are in good shape to routinely be a contender for the pennant after ending a...