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Which offensive lineman do the St. Louis Rams need to grab in free agency?

It’s a tough position to evaluate. There aren’t a lot of stats to help with the cause. Styles of play can sometimes skew opinions. And the difference between a win and a loss on any given play isn’t always black and white. But what is clear is that it’s a vital position. Whether a team is run-first or pass-happy, the ability to control the line of scrimmage is the key to...
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First black quarterback James Harris retires after 46 seasons with NFL

You are probably looking at the title and thinking to yourselves really?  How can this happen, but James Harris the former Buffalo Bills eighth round pick of the 1969 NFL Draft has finally retired from the NFL. The man who became the first African-American quarterback to start a regular-season opener and who went on to […] The post First black quarterback James Harris retires...
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Steven Jackson vows to continue playing after release: 'I can still punish a defense'

Soon after running back Steven Jackson was released by the Atlanta Falcons after two seasons, he took to his official website: “A lot has been written lately about my future,” Jackson wrote. “There are questions about my age, and what I have left in the tank. Of that, I will simply say this. For the first nine years of my career, I was used like a battering ram, punishing...
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Falcons release Steven Jackson

The hits keep coming for NFL running backs. A day after the Detroit Lions sent Reggie Bush packing, veteran running back Steven Jackson was released by the Atlanta Falcons. On the surface, this move is not surprising. Jackson, 31, put up 1,250 yards and 12 touchdowns in two seasons with the Falcons. The former Pro Bowler was set to count $4.92 million against the cap in 2015. By...
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Rams release DT Kendall Langford

ST. LOUIS -- The St. Louis Rams have released defensive tackle Kendall Langford, who lost his starting spot to rookie Aaron Donald last season. The move frees up $6 million in salary-cap space heading into free agency. The 29-year-old Langford had been entering the final season of a four-year, $22 million free-agent deal. He's a former third-round draft pick by Miami. Langford started...
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Report: St. Louis Rams save six million by cutting defensive tackle

Defensive tackle Kendall Langford’s days with the St. Louis Rams are over. According to a report by Jim Thomas of the St. Louis Post Dispatch, the team has released him: Rams have released DT Kendall Langford. Saves $6 million in salary cap space. — Jim Thomas (@jthom1) February 26, 2015 As Thomas mentions in his twitter update, the move will save $6 million in cap space. Langford’s...
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Rams release veteran defensive tackle Kendall Langford; Save 6 million in cap 

Jim Thomas of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch is reporting that the defensive tackle Kendall Langford has been released, saving the team $6 million in cap space. @jthom1: Rams have released DT Kendall Langford. Saves $6 million in salary cap space. @jthom1: Langford has been starter his first two seasons in St. Louis, but lost starting […] The post Rams...
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Rams Release DT Kendall Langford, Free Up $6M In Cap Space

Jim Thomas of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the St. Louis Rams have released veteran DT Kendall Langford. The post Rams Release DT Kendall Langford, Free Up $6M In Cap Space appeared first on NFL Trade Rumors -.
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Quotable Thursday: St. Louis Rams have options at offensive line

The St. Louis Rams’ offensive line limped into the offseason this year with former starting left tackle Jake Long, nursing his second consecutive ACL tear, new starting left tackle Greg Robinson needing surgery on his toe, Roger Saffold nursing a sore shoulder and Scott Wells and Davin Joseph coming off of their worst seasons as pros. “It’s already a given the Rams will need...
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St Louis Rams: Case for Kevin White

The St Louis Rams’ offense needs a spark. They have been sputtering the last couple years, unable to find an identity and constantly finding themselves at the bottom of league by the time the end of the year rolls around. The front office has not been able to find that physical playmaker that all the good offenses have. They have tried with guys like Tavon Austin and Brian Quick...
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Inglewood approves construction for NFL stadium

Early Wednesday morning east coast time, the city of Inglewood in Southern California unanimously approved the construction of an 80.000-seat NFL stadium. The city council bypassed voters in coming to the agreement, which means construction on the stadium will start later this year. BREAKING: Inglewood City Council approves NFL stadium, bypassing city voters. Construction starts...
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City Council approves construction of Los Angeles-area stadium backed by St. Louis Rams owner

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) City Council approves construction of Los Angeles-area stadium backed by St. Louis Rams owner.
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Still A Chance Jake Long Could Be Back With The Rams Next Season

According to Nick Wagoner of ESPN, the St. Louis Rams are discussing their options with OT Jake Long if he’s healthy enough to return from a season-ending ACL injury. Long has come up as a potential cap casualty for the Rams based on the fact that he’ll count $10.5 million against the team’s salary cap in 2015 and another $9.25 million in 2016. Wagoner mentions that releasing Long...
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Michael Sam to appear on ‘Dancing with the Stars’

March figures to be quite a busy month for Michael Sam. The former Cowboys and Rams linebacker was the first openly gay NFL player to be drafted by an NFL team. But he still hasn’t played in a regular season game. He’s hoping to rectify that by participating in the veteran’s combine, which will take place on March 22. Sam will attempt to prove to NFL teams that his skill...
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Report: Browns Interested In Trading For Sam Bradford

Another off-season, another quarterback rollercoaster for the Browns. In what seems like an annual pursuit for Cleveland, they are once again looking for someone to lead their offense. According to Jason Cole of Bleacher Report, the Browns are interested in trading for St. Louis Rams’ quarterback, Sam Bradford. In the final year of his six-year, $78 million contract, Bradford...
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With just five picks, Rams' evolving draft strategy will have to stay smart

INDIANAPOLIS -- The Rams find themselves in an unusual place as draft and free-agency preparations ramp up this week at the Scouting Combine in frigid Indianapolis. The Jeff Fisher and Les Snead era began three years ago with the blockbuster trade of the second overall draft pick to the Washington Redskins, a deal that set the stage for several other moves in three drafts that resulted...
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Jeff Fisher: NFL committee to discuss football inflation

INDIANAPOLIS — The NFL pretended that they took football inflation extremely seriously when they launched their DeflateGate investigation. It turns out that’s far from the truth as more details have come pouring out over the NFL’s process. NFL VP of officiating Dean Blandino even admitted before the Super Bowl that officials don’t log the footballs’ PSI before games...
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Are the Rams quietly plotting a move to Los Angeles?

Amid the backdrop of St. Louis Rams’ owner Stan Kroenke planning to build a brand-new football stadium in Southern California, comes this stunning report from SB Nation that might shed more light on what is happening behind the scenes in St. Louis. According to SB Nation’s Ryan Van Bibber, the Rams have told staffers that the team will not be holding its annual fan fest in...
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St. Louis Rams need better play from the quarterback position

St. Louis Rams QB Sam Bradford In order to make the upcoming 2015 season a successful one, the St. Louis Rams need to focus on addressing the issues at the quarterback position. Mediocre quarterback play has largely contributed to keeping the team out of the playoffs since the 2004 season and prevented a winning season since 2003. Additionally, the Rams finished dead last in the...
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Reports: Rams hire ex-Heisman winner Weinke as QB coach

ST. LOUIS -- The Rams have signed a former Heisman Trophy winner to be their new quarterbacks coach, according to reports from ESPN's Derek Tyson and Nick Wagoner. Former Florida State quarterback Chris Weinke has no NFL coaching experience, but he has been developing young players since 2010 as the director of the IMG Madden Football Academy in Bradenton, Florida. He worked significantly...
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Photo: WVU Great Tavon Austin Posted A Selfie While Having The School’s Logo Tattooed On His Chest

Tavon Austin was one of the most exciting players in college football during his time at West Virginia, and now he’s ready to rep his alma mater forever. Austin posted a selfie while getting the West Virginia logo tattooed on his chest to Instagram. That is some serious dedication.   I bleed this WV **** #AWESOME #Monster24k #WVU I love yall Tattoo by: @davincitattoos A photo...
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Report: Rams give Sam Bradford permission to seek trade

The St. Louis Rams reportedly have given Sam Bradford permission to seek a trade, though the team’s GM indicates they still want to bring back the former No. 1 overall pick. CBS Sports’ Jason La Canfora reported Wednesday that the Rams have given Bradford permission to seek a trade. Sam Bradford has permission to seek...Read More
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SPOT: 2014 St. Louis Rams Season in Review: Defense

Defensive Line:There was a lot of talk heading into the season about how the Rams defensive line should be regarded as the greatest in the league. Despite this positive projection, this unit was able to only rack up one sack through its first five games of the season. That was the lowest total at that point in a season for any NFL team in history since the sack became an official...
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Chris Long complains about NFL drug tests with hilarious tweets

St. Louis Rams defensive end Chris Long sent a series of hilarious tweets on Monday night to complain about some drug tests he received from the NFL. Long said he was drug tested twice in a matter of five days, which led him to be annoyed. He responded by sending several sarcastic and joking tweets....Read More
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

St Louis Rams hire Frank Cignetti as OC

After an exhaustive search that ended in disappointed, the St Louis Rams have promoted quarterbacks coach Frank Cignetti to be their new offensive coordinator. This seems like a desperation move to get a guy in place instead of finding the guy best suited for the job. The Rams lost out on Nathaniel Hackett, who joined the Jaguars staff. He was set to interview for the vacancy for...
16 days ago  |  Discuss

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