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    September 4, 2014

    Edward Jones Dome Goes Local for the Rams' 2014-15 Season

    It's officially football season! The Rams didn't pick up Michael Sam, and Sam Bradford is out for the season, but we have a feeling this just may be our year (OK, not really, but we can dream). Even if the Rams aren't winning, there's a pretty good reason to head over to the Edward Jones Dome (701 C ... More >>

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    August 26, 2014

    With Sam Bradford Gone, St. Louis Wonders: Who Cursed the Rams?

    Have you heard? The St. Louis Rams are cursed -- cuuuurrrsed! Indeed, quarterback Sam Bradford's season-ending knee injury on Saturday has sports journalists and fans contemplating the supernatural to explain both the Ram's bad fortune and Bradford's ever-so-delicate ligaments. Bernie Miklasz's ... More >>

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    August 7, 2014
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    November 27, 2013

    6 People Who Should Take David Freese's Place as Imo's Pizza Spokesperson

    As David Freese leaves the Cardinals to play ball with Albert Pujols in Los Angeles, Daily RFT began to wonder: Who should fill the baseball all-star's three-year contract to be the spokester for St. Louis staple Imo's Pizza? We have a few ideas.

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    May 23, 2013

    St. Louis Rams Quarterback Sam Bradford, Mayor Team Up For Oklahoma City Relief Effort

    Sam Bradford, quarterback for the St. Louis Rams, is trying to help draw attention to the devastation and difficult relief effort in Oklahoma City after an incredibly powerful tornado hit on Monday, killing dozens, including children, destroying homes and schools and more. Oklahoma City is, after ... More >>

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    December 2, 2012

    Three Keys to Victory: 49ers at Rams, 2nd December 2012

    The San Francisco 49ers will visit the Edward Jones Dome today, looking to avenge (sort of), the tie they and the Rams played to last month in Frisco. Question: does one avenge a tie? It is even possible to do so? I suppose if you feel you were clearly superior, to the point a draw feels like a ... More >>

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    November 12, 2012

    The Rams Play To a Beautiful Tie

    You know, I have never been on the Jeff Fisher bandwagon. From the beginning, I thought it was an uninspired hire by the Rams, bringing in an overrated coach who probably won't let the team be quite as mind-meltingly awful as they've been the past couple seasons but isn't going to win the big one an ... More >>

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    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 >>

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    August 13, 2012

    Rams: Same Sorry-Ass Team in Jeff Fisher's Debut

    The Indianapolis Colts had just scored their third touchdown of the game -- on the way to a 38-3 rout of the Rams on Sunday -- when Fox broadcaster Andrew Siciliano turned to his partner in the booth, Marshall Faulk, and delivered a sermon of sorts about how important it is for St. Louis fans to pac ... More >>

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    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 >>

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    January 4, 2012

    Spagnuolo and Devaney: What Went Wrong

    These guys had it right all along. ​Steve Spagnuolo, head coach of the St. Louis Rams, gone. Billy Devaney, general manager of the St. Louis Rams, gone. The two architects of this most recent era of Rams football were both fired Monday. It should come as no surprise to anyone, really, co ... More >>

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    December 22, 2011

    St. Louis Rams Wanna Wish You a Merry Christmas

    ​And how do they hope to accomplish that? A. By winning their last two games to improve their 2011 win percentage from .166 to .250? B. By intentionally losing their last two games in order to get the team a higher draft pick? C. By sending out a virtual holiday card wishing you and your family a ... More >>

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    December 19, 2011

    The Same Old Story For the Rams

    Bring back the yellow and blues! ​The Rams lost yesterday. I know, nothing new there, right? Well, you think it was nothing new, and you're right, but you may not realize just how right you are. The Rams lost yesterday. In virtually the exact same way they've lost every other game this year. ... More >>

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    December 4, 2011

    Three Keys to Victory: Rams at 49ers

    ​For two teams who were projected to be duking it out at right around .500 for the lead in the NFL West, the Rams and 49ers could not have had much different seasons. San Francisco, led by their first-year coach Jim Harbaugh, has turned into the juggernaut their defensive talent has suggested ... More >>

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    November 23, 2011

    The Firing of Steve Spagnuolo

    ​​Things are bad for the Rams this season. I'm sure you didn't need me to tell you that, but there it is anyway. They were thought to be the class of a very weak NFC West division coming in, but such has not been the case. Instead, the San Francisco 49ers have emerged as the sleeping power so ma ... More >>

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    November 21, 2011

    Three Keys to Victory Redux: Seahawks 24, Rams 7

    ​There's no way the Ram offense can really be this bad, right? I mean, they're just playing for draft position or something. Has to be it. Because otherwise, I just don't understand how the Rams can possibly be dead last in the NFL in points scored, with a truly pitiful 113 points through the firs ... More >>

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    November 20, 2011

    Three Keys to Victory: Seahawks at Rams

    ​The news just keeps getting worse for the Rams, who found out late this week they'll be without their starting left tackle, Rodger Saffold, for the rest of the season after he tore a pectoral muscle lifting weights. Saffold had struggled at times this year, taking a step backward after a brillian ... More >>

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    October 4, 2011

    Rams' Awfulness Explained in One Series of Downs

    ​I can tell you everything you need to know about the Rams' loss to the Washington Redskins Sunday -- and really, the Rams' whole season to this point -- with just one series of plays. It began with James Laurinaitis picking off Rex Grossman deep in Redskins' territory, returning the intercep ... More >>

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    September 30, 2011

    Three Keys to Victory: Rams at Redskins

    ​The St. Louis Rams are in bad shape. Three games in, they have yet to get their first victory of the season, nor have they looked at all good yet in losing. This weekend they welcome in the Washington Redskins to the Edward Jones Dome, who come in with a 2-1 record built on the back of a surprisi ... More >>

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    September 22, 2011

    Giants' Fake Injuries Against Rams Lead to NFL Warning

    Okay, so we all saw the embarrassing flop job in the game Monday night. No, not the flop job the Rams pulled in losing, the other embarrassing flop job. The one the Giants pulled when the Rams' hurry-up offense was threatening to wash them off the field early. Just in case anyone didn't witness ... More >>

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    September 20, 2011

    The Rams Embarrass Themselves Again

    The Newsboys: totally not ashamed. The Rams: totally should be. ​In what is quickly becoming St. Louis's version of Groundhog Day, the Rams beat themselves last night, with turnovers, foolish penalties, and pretty much any other variety of mistake you can think of the order of the day. It did ... More >>

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    August 18, 2011
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    August 15, 2011

    Stocks Up, Stocks Down From the Rams' Preseason Opener

    Wow, fantasy football has really gotten complex, hasn't it? ​I have to tell you, after watching the Rams run roughshod all over the Indianapolis Colts Saturday night, it's tough to remember the preseason mantra. "These games don't count. These games don't count. These games don't count." Repeat it ... More >>

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    April 29, 2011

    Winners and Losers On Day One Of the Draft

    ​The first round of the 2011 NFL Draft is in the books, and there's plenty to talk about before round two starts up again tonight. Cam Newton was picked first overall and fellated unceasingly by pretty much everyone with a microphone for the rest of the night. The lockout scared a bunch of teams i ... More >>

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    February 7, 2011

    Rams Also Winners on Super Bowl Weekend

    commons.wikimedia.orgMarshall Faulk, playing what I imagine is a digital version of himself in an XBox football game. ​So there was this game held over the weekend, called the Super Bowl, and the St. Louis Rams were, sadly, not a part of it. Shocking, I know, but them's the breaks. I would argue, ... More >>

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    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 >>

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    December 28, 2010

    Rams Report Card, Week 17: More A's than D's

    ​The Rams had a chance to put their collective foot on the throat of the San Francisco 49ers a month ago, but couldn't get the job done. At the time San Fran was barely relevant in the NFC West playoff picture, the Rams were looking more and more like a team emerging as a serious playoff threat, a ... More >>

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    December 6, 2010

    Rams 2011 Draft Needs, Part 3: Interior Offensive Line

    Steven Jackson has found little open space to run in this season, thanks in large part to a soft interior offensive line. ​Last week, we looked at what I consider to be the two biggest areas of need for the Rams to address as they plan for the 2011 NFL draft. Wide receiver topped the list, as Sam ... More >>

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    December 2, 2010

    Rams 2011 Draft Needs, Part 1: Wide Receiver

    How I'd pick 'em.​We're coming up on the three-quarter mark of the NFL season, meaning our beloved Rams are just about to enter the home stretch. It's been a remarkably exciting season to this point, as well, if not entirely satisfying at times. (read: the San Francisco loss, the Oakland loss, the ... More >>

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    November 19, 2010

    Sam's Rams or The Vick-y Suh Show?

    ​Okay, so that title probably doesn't make any sense at all to you just yet, but I promise it will. I'd like to play Janus for a bit this morning, and I hope you'll indulge me. A little over halfway through the football season, the Rams' rookie sensation quarterback, Sam Bradford, is turning ... More >>

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    November 15, 2010

    Dissecting Yesterday's Collapse: Rams 20, 49ers 23

    I feel your pain, anime protagonist. ​The Rams kicked off the second half of their season Sunday with one of the most frustrating, heartbreaking losses we've seen all year. I don't say that lightly, either, as there have been several games already in 2010 the Rams were perfectly capable of winning ... More >>

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    October 18, 2010

    Rams 20 - Chargers 17: Bringing the Big 12 to the NFL

    Image viaBad memories be damned, Mizzou fans shouldn't mind that Bradford is a Sooner.​Raise your hand if you thought Danario Alexander was going to emerge as the deep threat the Rams so desperately need this season.You there, way in the back wearing the black-and-gold Mizzou jersey, step forward ... More >>

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    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 >>

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    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 >>

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    October 4, 2010

    The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly: Rams 20, Seahawks 3

    Ladies and gentlemen, your first place St. Louis Rams. ​Just let that sink in for a minute. First place. Feels good, doesn't it? To have a first place team again on the football field here in St. Louis? You're damned right it feels good. It feels...right. Like all the world is where it's ... More >>

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    October 1, 2010

    September 2010 Openings and Closings

    Ian FroebBistro 1130 opened in Town and Country.​Ah, September. The weather has been lovely. Football is back, and this year's Rams look to be far less embarrassing than last year's model. The about that Sam Bradford?As for restaurants, it was a fairly busy month, ... More >>

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    September 27, 2010

    Rams 30 - Redskins 16: Rammin Home A Victory in the Edward Jones Dome

    Not only did the Rams win in St. Louis for the first time in nearly two years (October 19, 2008 against Dallas, if your memory needs jogging) they did it largely without the help of their two best players -- OJ Atogwe and Steven Jackson both left the game with minor injuries early in the game. They ... More >>

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    September 27, 2010

    The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly: Rams 30, Redskins 16

    ​I have to admit, I'm a little bit concerned. About the Rams, I mean. Oh, yeah, sure, they won yesterday, and I'm sure that's just ducky for all the rest of you. But what about me? I have exactly zero experience in writing about a good football team, and honestly, I don't even know where to b ... More >>

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    September 14, 2010

    Analyzing the Good, Bad and Ugly of Rams Opener

    Don't worry, guys. I think the day just might be coming when you can take those bags off. ​Okay, hold your hand up in front of your face. Extend your index finger. Now, take your thumb and hold it about half an inch away from you finger. Resist the temptation to pretend you're crushing someone's h ... More >>

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    September 13, 2010

    Rams Season Opener: Moral Victory, Literal Defeat

    Image viaSam Bradford gazes longingly into the future.​"I thought this was going to be a new year."That was the too-true statement uttered by the bartender at McGurk's yesterday afternoon after the Cardinals blocked Josh Brown's 34-yard field goal attempt early in the first half. A sizable crowd g ... More >>

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    September 3, 2010

    Reviewing the Rams' Final Preseason Game

    Hope. (Yes, Sandoval. Still, Hope.)​The Rams finished their preseason schedule on a high note, beating the Baltimore Ravens last night 27-21. I know preseason games don't count, and they very rarely actually translate into real season results, but I'll take fake wins that don't count over no wins ... More >>

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    August 27, 2010

    Bradford Dazzles in Surprisingly Exciting Pre-Season Game​For a moment last night I thought I was watching the 2008 Big 12 Championship game -- the one in which the soon-to-be Heisman Trophy winner Sam Bradford led his Oklahoma Sooners to 63-21 trouncing over Mizzou. Okay, so perhaps Bradford wasn't quite as dominating last night in his f ... More >>

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    August 23, 2010

    Confidential: Jason Brown's Butt Makes Sam Bradford Quiver

    Image viaWait, how did Sam Bradford hurt his arm again?​Or at least that's the the take home message from the Rams installment of's "Camp Confidential" series.  The column is the work of several ESPN writers on a tour of the training camps of every team in the NFL. The Rams' time in ... More >>

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    August 13, 2010

    10 Things to Do for $10 This Weekend in St. Louis, Aug. 13-15, 2010

    As the temperature tops 100, RFT has discovered some cool ways to stay, well, cool in these dog days of summer. We've got art, music, magic and more indoors, plus a skate show and bike race for you daredevils who want to brave the heat. Viva la air conditioning!

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    April 28, 2010

    Ridiculously Premature Thoughts on the Rams' Draft Picks, Vol. 2

    The first picks are predictable, the latter are where the fun can be had.​I've already gone through the picks the Rams made in the early rounds of this year's draft, and I like what they did. The big question, of course, is Sam Bradford, who will likely make or break the Rams' draft pretty mu ... More >>

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    April 27, 2010

    Ridiculously Premature Thoughts on the Rams' Draft Picks, Vol. 1

    I've been told premature opinions aren't a big deal, and they happen to every guy sometimes, but I have a sneaking suspicion that's a lie. ​I'll own up to it: last year I tried to do an actual report card on the Rams' draft. I gave actual letter grades to all the picks, in spite of the fact none o ... More >>

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    April 23, 2010

    Rams Draft Sam Bradford No. 1; Mizzou's Sean Weatherspoon Goes in First Round

    If you somehow haven't heard yet, the Rams yesterday picked Oklahoma Sooners quarterback Sam Bradford as the team's first pick (and No. 1 overall pick) in the NFL draft. Mizzou linebacker Sean Weatherspoon also went in the first round yesterday as the No. 19 overall pick to the Atlanta Falcons. Cong ... More >>

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    April 23, 2010

    Looking Ahead to Day Two of the Draft

    ​In the end, things probably worked out the way they had to in the first round of the draft. The Rams took their quarterback, and all we can hope for now is Sam Bradford turns out to be who they think he'll be. You know, you would think drafting a possible franchise quarterback would have bee ... More >>

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    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 >>

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