NFC North

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    September 17, 2014

    Anheuser-Busch Condemns the NFL's Handling of Domestic Violence

    Anheuser-Busch has been the official beer of the NFL since 2011, but that didn't stop the company from making its first statement on the league since the Ray Rice scandal came to light. In an official release, A-B says it is "not yet satisfied" with the NFL's handling of the situation. See also: Ju ... More >>

  • News

    May 8, 2014
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    March 10, 2014

    Sam the Ram? St. Louis Football Fans Would Welcome Michael Sam: Study

    St. Louis football fans would welcome Michael Sam to the Rams, according to a new study out of Emory University. But Sam better hope he isn't the Rams pick, or the Kansas City Chiefs', for that matter. In Missouri, there's no rule prohibiting businesses from firing employees because they're gay. S ... More >>

  • Music

    November 14, 2013
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    November 6, 2013

    Limo Company Database Hacked, Credit Card Info and Sex Toy Stories Compromised

    If you've rented a limo in the last few years, you might want to change your credit-card number because a St. Louis-based limo service technology company was hacked, and data for thousands of credit cards for people who wanted to party like a rock star were compromised. According to Krebs on Securi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2013

    The Best St. Louis Comedy Shows: October 2013

    For those in search of laughter or curious about the goings-on of the comedy scene in St. Louis, we will be making monthly recommendations for shows in (and near) the city. From sure-thing hilarious to fingers-crossed, "Oh God! I hope this works" affairs, Funny Events is your connection to sketch, s ... More >>

  • Calendar

    August 15, 2013
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    January 31, 2013

    University of Illinois Seeks New Mascot; Students Attempt to Provide

    Since the forced departure of Chief Illiniwek in February 2007, the University of Illinois has been mascot-less. While their Big Ten rivals have fielded ancient Greek warriors, oversized and suspiciously cuddly hawks, badgers and wildcats, not to mention whatever the hell Ohio State's Brutus Buckeye ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2013

    Two Arrested For Burglarizing Home of Rams Coach, Stealing Gold NFL, NCAA Rings

    Two dudes in their mid-twenties have been charged with breaking into the home of Rams tight-ends coach Rob Boras and stealing electronics, video games and jewelry -- jewelry that included Boras' NFC Championship ring and three gold NCAA rings. The crooks have been arrested, but the rings are still n ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2012

    Three Keys to Victory: Rams at Seahawks, 30th December 2012

    The final game of the regular season is here, as the Rams make the long trek to the Pacific Northwest to take on the Seattle Seahawks. The Seahawks have been one of the biggest surprises in the NFL this year, currently sporting a nifty 10-5 record and one of the most physical, dominating defenses in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2012

    Three Keys to Victory: Vikings at Rams, 16th December 2012

    If the Rams are going to make the playoffs this season, they probably need to win out. Even then, they will need a little help from some other teams, but three victories to close out the season would certainly go a long way toward making postseason football happen. They'll play their final home ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2012

    The Rams' Remaining Road

    Following their dramatic, exciting, and way too close for comfort win over the Buffalo Bills last week, the St. Louis Rams find themselves a .500 football team (sort of; the tie with San Francisco is really a pain when one is attempting to cook up a narrative), and still -- still! -- in contention f ... More >>

  • News

    October 25, 2012
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    October 23, 2012

    Debates Got You Bored? 7 Badass Feats of Strength from Politicians

    As the general election approaches, candidates try harder than ever to court voters (except not really in Missouri). If you're like Daily RFT, you've grown weary of the debates and heated verbal sparring. Back in ye olde days, when brains fell short, candidates seeking public office courted the publ ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2012

    The Rams' Offense Can't Get the Job Done

    The first two weeks of the NFL season were relatively encouraging for the St. Louis Rams. Under new coach Jeff Fisher, the Rams were competitive in week one, losing a tight game to the extremely talented (and extraordinarily nasty), Detroit Lions, then pulled out a close contest against the Washingt ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2012

    Top Five: The Five Greatest Moments in St. Louis Rams History

    The 2012 season will kick off this weekend for the St. Louis Rams, as they take on the Detroit Lions in the burned-out ruins of an abandoned auto plant, kind of a Thunderdome situation. It's going to be awesome. Okay, so the game will actually take place at Ford Stadium in Detroit, which is onl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 8, 2012

    Rams Are the Most Angelic Team in the NFL

    With the 2012 draft behind us, many NFL teams are taking stock of what they got, and possibly experiencing a touch of buyer's remorse. One such team is the Jacksonville Jaguars who already have their hands full with rookie wide receiver Justin Blackmon's DUI. Blackmon was once a prospect for the Ram ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 26, 2012

    The Rams' Draft Options: Who Does The Team Take First Tonight?

    The NFL Draft is tonight, coming to you live from New York City. This promises to be one of the least interesting drafts in recent memory, at least at the very top; there is literally no doubt in anyone's minds about who the first two picks will be. The Indianapolis Colts will begin their rebui ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2011

    Bradley Fletcher Done For the Season

    ​Question: What does a circle and the 2011 St. Louis Rams have in common? Answer: Neither one has any corners!(Cue rim job.) Wait, no. Shot. Rim shot. Damn it. I always screw those two up. Which, coincidentally, is why you never, ever, ever want to go to a comedy club with me. It te ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 22, 2011

    5 Keys to Free Agency for the Rams

    Aren't you ready for some football?​It's 120 degrees outside, maybe more. I saw a bird burst into flames a little while ago as it flew past the window, and the soles of my shoes are gummy, sticking to the pavement with every step. So, of course, the thing at the very top of my mind is America's fa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 11, 2011

    Are the Rams Really Gunning for Plaxico Burress?

    commons.wikimedia.orgBrandon Gibson has taken some flak as a member of the Rams' much-maligned receiving corps. How easy would it be to upgrade? ​Okay, so before I really even get into this I have to admit the title is really kind of a stretch. See, I'm really writing about two troubled wide recei ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 23, 2011

    NFL Free Agent Update: Sidney Rice Goes Untagged

    Tagging. It's a pun. Come on, someone has to think that's funny. ​A while back I checked out a few potential free agent targets for the Rams who, unfortunately, looked to be heading for franchise tag limbo. (Or maybe franchise tag purgatory. Some alternate plane of existence, anyway.) On the list ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 17, 2011

    The Unfortunate Franchising of The Rams' Future

    I would like to suggest to any other NFL teams out there that perhaps they would be interested in this sort of franchising, rather than continuing to deplete the pool of players the Rams can choose from. ​It's unfortunate, really, that the rest of the NFL doesn't seem at all worried about the Rams ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2011

    Dr Pepper Test Markets Manly Diet Soda

    Across the state, Dr Pepper's trying to appeal to men who enjoy diet soda but hate how drinking it makes them look oh so very girly. The Kansas City Star reports that the company's test marketing their new product, Dr Pepper 10 to the beef-loving cowboys in Kansas City. The newspaper says, "Accord ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 24, 2011

    Playing Not to Lose (Pay Attention, Spags!)

    ​I have to say, yesterday lived up to my full expectations as a football fan. I went in hoping to see two tough, hotly contested games, and neither game disappointed. Neither the NFC nor AFC Championship game was decided by more than a single score, and neither one gave fans any chance of turning ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 24, 2011

    Jay Cutler: The Most Hated Man in Chicago; Vindication for Josh McDaniels?

    Jay Cutler, shown here lounging on a plaid blanket during the Bears' playoff loss. ​We all know the story on the Rams' new offensive coordinator, Josh McDaniels. Young prodigy offensive coordinator for the Patriots, runs offense during Greatest Offensive Season Ever, snatched up by Denver Broncos, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 24, 2011

    Packers Early Favorites in Super Bowl Betting

    The NFL conference championships concluded just hours ago, and already the line has been set for the league's biggest game -- Super Bowl XLV. Heading into the February 6 contest, the Packers are the early favorites with numerous online gambling sites having Green Bay defeating the Pittsburgh Steeler ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2011

    Thoughts on Pat Shurmur's Imminent Departure

    Pat Shurmur is expected to be named the Cleveland Browns' next head coach in the very near future.​The announcement is expected to come sometime today that Pat Shurmur, current Rams' offensive coordinator and former Most Hated Man in St. Louis will be the new coach of the Cleveland Browns. (He got ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2010

    Could Randy Moss Be a Fit For the Rams?​Randy Moss's second tour of duty with the Minnesota Vikings did not go nearly as well as the first did, sadly, and it looks as if the reunion is already over. The Vikings placed Moss on waivers at 1 pm today, meaning any team has a chance to claim him for the remainder of his ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2010

    Lions 44 - Rams 6: Two Steps Forward, One Giant Leap Back

    Image viaA street sign outside of the Rams training facility?​Early in the first half of yesterday's game in Detroit, when the Rams trailed just 3-0, the offense was moving with ease toward the end zone. Sam Bradford completed a pass to Brandon Gibson, who shook off three tackles for a long gain. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2010

    Five Things to Watch: Rams at Lions

    ​I remember a time, not so long ago you see, when a Rams/Lions matchup would have been a complete joke. There would have been quips about the loser being kicked out of the league. There would have been jokes about the winner being kicked out of the league and the loser relegated to playing in the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2010

    Twelve Ways to Keep Kings Of Leon Poop-Free Tomorrow Night

    Wikimedia Commons​Tomorrow night, Kings of Leon returns to the scene of the bird-poop crime, the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater. The concert is a make-up date for the band's abbreviated July 23 show, during which pooping pigeons sent them offstage after three tunes. To ensure that tomorrow's co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 21, 2010

    Down to The Wire on Vincent Jackson

    Sure, it doesn't have anything to do with football, but Vincent Price is the best Vincent I could think of associated with St. Louis. Plus, he's awesome. So there. ​The deadline to acquire the services of Vincent Jackson is fast approaching. Well, not a deadline, exactly, as any team wanting to de ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2010

    Onion Lampoons Mike Martz's "High Powered Offense"

    A frustrated Mike Martz.​Former St. Louis Rams head coach is having some trouble installing his offense with the Chicago Bears, reports The Onion. Per the magazine: Bears players and coaches spent their first day of training camp Monday waiting for new offensive coordinator Mike Martz to install t ... More >>

  • Calendar

    August 11, 2010
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    June 24, 2010

    Mike Martz = Porn Star? Yes, According to ESPN Columnist

    Sasha Grey​Like "Entourage," a once-funny show gone downhill in the past couple years, the Bears are hoping their 2010 season is trending upward. While the HBO show added crossover adult film star Sasha Grey to its cast, the Bears added a provocateur of their own in Mike Martz, the offensive m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2010

    Dissecting the Rams Draft Deal Discussion

    The scene outside Rams Park, as protesters march against the injustice of giving $45 million to a completely unproven commodity. ​Less than a week from the NFL draft, there's been plenty to talk about lately, particularly the revelations coming from the Cleveland Browns' front office regarding tal ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2009

    Why Rams Fans Still Shouldn't Be Excited

    The St. Louis Rams won a game. Hoo-ray. Now let me tell you why I'm not excited about it, and why you shouldn't be either. Steven Jackson runs for a 17 yard gain against a werewolf. ​Okay, wait. You know what? That's too quick. I should probably take a second to properly celebrate this v ... More >>

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    March 24, 2009

    The Lions Drafting Strategy: Take Everyone!

    It looks like the Detroit Lions, who own the first pick in the NFL draft, may be planning on taking Jason Smith, the offensive tackle out of Baylor. It's upsetting for Rams fans -- because some want to see them draft him at #2. I covered Smith not too long ago, when I previewed the offensive ta ... More >>

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    February 17, 2009

    Web Find of the Week: Rams "Ram It" Video

    This is just too good not to share with the general public. Remember the Chicago Bears "Super Bowl Shuffle" back in 1985? Well, the Bears weren't the only NFL team to create and produce a horrific rap video. Our beloved Los Angeles St. Louis Rams also had a turn. Yes that's Hall-of-Famer Eric Dicker ... More >>

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    January 23, 2009

    And You Thought the Detroit Lions Couldn't Get Any Worse?

    Just wait. News today is that the Lions just signed Scott Linehan to run their awwfense offense. Oh, and statistically the Lions (0-16) could have performed worse in 2008. Last season's team won all four of its pre-season games before going belly-up for the entire regular season. Coach Linehan, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 23, 2008

    Jeff Tweedy's Son Spencer: His Blog Is Better Than Yours

    (Via Stereogum) When you were thirteen, what were you doing? Me, I listened to a lot of R.E.M., had poofy hair and braces and wrote angsty, depressed journal entries about how terrible my life was and how Spanish class sucked. But kids these days -- man, they're just so sophisticated. Take Jeff Twee ... More >>

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    December 18, 2008

    Getting Shafted: NFL Players Should Keep It Covered Up

    A man used get his sports news all in one place and never have to worry about anything, shall we say, unsavory, creeping in. Yup, just sports talk all day, every day. Made a man feel good just to feel alive, you know? Just to know that the sports world was a wholesome, all-American paradise. This is ... More >>

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    November 26, 2008

    Putting Nail Polish on a Little Kid Isn't Going to Turn Him Gay

    'Tis the season to give thanks, you know. And you want to know what I'm thankful for this year? I'm most thankful for Chicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher and Tyna Robertson. Because this kind of shit is what makes it easy to come up with something to write about every day. See, Mr. Urlacher, who ... More >>

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    November 24, 2008

    RIP: Donnie Avery's Fantasy Value

    He was hyped by optimistic, shortsighted pundits as the "2008 fantasy football sleeper at wide receiver," now the promising fantasy career of Rams rookie Donnie Avery has officially flamed out. It was a brief, meteoric rise to prominence that lasted just five weeks before ending with a whimper yeste ... More >>

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    November 17, 2008

    The Candlestick Catastrophe and Other Nicknames for the Rams '08 Season

    Well, yet another Sunday has passed for the St. Louis Rams, and yet another horrific loss. See, the Rams played the 49ers yesterday. San Francisco, in no uncertain terms, is a crappy football team. Don't get me wrong; the Rams are also a crappy football team, but this was supposed to be their chan ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2008

    Edward Jones Dome is Worst in NFL

    Sports Illustrated published its annual NFL fan survey this week and the people have spoken: The Edward Jones Dome is the worst place in America to see a professional football game.

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    September 22, 2008

    Breaking: Hundreds Fall Victim to Fatal Boredom After Linehan Speech

    ST. LOUIS -- Following a motivational speech given by St. Louis Rams head coach Scott Linehan last week at an area high school, nearly 200 members of the audience have committed suicide.

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    October 30, 2007

    Will the Rams Lose Them All? (Inaugural Edition)

    Now that the Rams' season has progressed from bad to awful to potentially historic depths of abomination, we must confront the question: Is 0-16 likely? Die-hard fans -- and, I imagine, the Rams themselves -- can take comfort in the fact that since the NFL went to a 16-gam ... More >>

  • Dining

    December 6, 2006

    Medium Well

    Ian has a Legendary™ beef with Stoney River.

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