St. Louis Rams

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    June 18, 2012

    And the Name of the St. Louis Lingerie Football League Team Is...

    After weeks of fan voting, the Lingerie Football League this morning revealed the name and colors of St. Louis' expansion franchise, which you've no doubt been awaiting with bated, er, breath. The colors? Remarkably similar (to my tint-blind eyes, at any rate) to those of the St. Louis Rams. The nam ... More >>

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    June 14, 2012

    The CVC Votes to Kill the Suspense, Enter Arbitration Immediately

    And thus ends the swiftest-moving portion of the Edward Jones Dome saga. The St. Louis Convention and Visitors Commission reportedly voted in a teleconference this morning to file for arbitration today, rather than making everyone wait until the deadline, which was tomorrow.

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    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 >>

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    June 1, 2012

    CVC Rejects the Rams' Edward Jones Dome Proposal

    Today is the day the St. Louis Convention and Visitors' Commission was required to reject or accept the St. Louis' Rams dome renovation plan, and the CVC wasted no time in delivering its answer: REJECTED.

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    May 14, 2012

    Rams' Proposal for Edward Jones Dome Revealed

    Today Attorney General Chris Koster is expected to release details of the St. Louis Rams' counter-proposal on how to fix up the Edward Jones Dome -- despite objections from the football team and the Convention and Visitors Commission. We're not saying who, but someone very close to the negotiations ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 14, 2012

    Rams Dome Proposal: Pop-Top Stadium, Glass Wall and No Price Tag

    Attorney General Chris Koster released the St. Louis Rams' proposal for bringing the Edward Jones Dome into the "first tier" of NFL stadiums. It's a 39-page document that gets into the nitty-gritty of electrical wiring, media toilets and an innovative roof design that reminds me of the sunroof on th ... More >>

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    May 10, 2012

    Edward Jones Dome Makes Time's List of "Worst Stadiums in the World"

    Time magazine's Keeping Score blog compiled a list of the worst stadiums in the world, and in a development that's sure to please the Rams, the Edward Jones Dome came in at number seven.

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    May 8, 2012

    Mo. Attorney General To Release Dome Plans Despite Objections From Rams, CVC

    Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster said yesterday that his office plans to release details of plans to renovate the Edward Jones Dome regardless of a confidentiality agreement that has kept the proposal out of public view. Per the deal that brought the Rams to St. Louis from Los Angeles, the Ram ... More >>

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    May 1, 2012

    D-Day St. Louis: Rams Have Delivered their Dome Proposal, CVC Issues Statement

    Good morning Mr. and Mrs. St. Louis and all the ships at sea.Dateline: Downtown.We have been informed that the St. Louis Convention and Visitors Commission has, repeat, HAS RECEIVED, the St. Louis Rams counter-proposal concerning updates to the Edward Jones Dome. As you know, the CVC can not comment ... 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 >>

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    April 20, 2012

    St. Louis Earth Day Festival Food Preview

    With more live entertainment slated for the St. Louis Earth Day Festival on Sunday, April 22, than ever before, this year's celebration is bound to knock St. Louis up to the second largest Earth Day festival in the country -- after all we are world champs, at things both big and small (but mostly bi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 1, 2012

    St. Louis Rams Reject CVC Dome Proposal

    ​The St. Louis Convention and Visitors Commission just reported that the St. Louis Rams have officially notified the CVC that the team rejects the initial upgrade proposal for the Edward Jones Dome. You may recall that the proposal recommended (maybe "requested" is a better word, considering how w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 29, 2012

    Stan Kroenke Advances to Next Round of Dodgers Bidding

    ​Billionaire sports fan Stan Kroenke has been approved by the Los Angeles Dodgers (and its investment bank) to meet with Major League Baseball concerning his offer to buy the team. Kroenke is not the only big-bucks guy to get that approval. According to the anonymous sources "very close to the sal ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2012

    So, the Rams Are London Bound?

    ​Perhaps you missed it in the run-up to last night's rather big game, but Jim Thomas over at the Post-Dispatch reported late yesterday that the Rams and the Convention and Visitors Commission are very close to an agreement concerning that troubling proviso in the lease. As you may recall, the Rams ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2012

    St. Louis is Still in Super Bowl XLVI, Even Though the Rams Suck

    The Rams may not be taking the field on Sunday at Super Bowl XLVI, but someone from St. Louis will be: Nick Smarrelli, chief operating officer at St. Louis IT firm GadellNet Consulting Services. He'll be helping to escort Madonna on the field for her halftime show, as reported yesterday in an articl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 2, 2012

    Boring! CVC Fumbles Proposal for Dome

    ​If the negotiations to keep the Rams in St. Louis were a football game, it would be late in the fourth quarter with under two minutes to play. St. Louis would be trailing by a touchdown and starting out on its own 10-yard line. So, what would make the most sense on that first play of the drive? A ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2012

    What To Do While Awaiting Details of St. Louis' Proposal to Rams

    Can't Stan the suspense? Here's what to do.​Today is the big day. St. Louis Convention and Visitors Commission will offer the St. Louis Rams their proposal to keep the team in town. At this early stage of negotiations, it's unclear what kind of bells and whistles the CVC is dangling in front of Ra ... More >>

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    January 27, 2012

    St. Louis Rams: Leasebreakers?

    ​Stan Kroenke was perhaps so preoccupied with trying to buy another sports team that he neglected to read all the fine print on the St. Louis Rams paperwork. It was recently announced that the Rams would play one home game per season in London for the next three seasons, because Stan wants to show ... More >>

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    January 26, 2012
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    January 13, 2012

    Report: Jeff Fisher Takes Rams Job

    ​Sports Illustrated's Peter King tweeted this afternoon that Jeff Fisher has agreed to step in as the new head coach of the St. Louis Rams. Fisher, the former coach of the Tennessee Titans, had also interviewed with the Miami Dolphins. If it's true that Fisher has indeed taken the job, it could be ... More >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    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 5, 2011

    Rams vs. 49ers: What Went Wrong

    We're going to need much bigger trashcans than those for this season. ​Just when you think the 2011 season can't possibly get any uglier for the St. Louis Rams, along comes a game like yesterday's loss to San Francisco to prove you dead wrong. The Rams have the worst offense in the NFL. The 4 ... 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 >>

  • Blogs

    November 29, 2011

    Rams Odds of Leaving for L.A. Look Good Now That Jacksonville Has New Owner

    ​Call it The Return of Khan. Shahid Khan, the Illinois business magnate who attempted to purchase the St. Louis Rams last year before Stan Kroenke foiled his plans, is reportedly the new owner of the Jacksonville Jaguars. But here is where Khan's ascent to the NFL's ownership table could still hav ... More >>

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    November 8, 2011

    Three Keys to Victory Redux: Rams at Cardinals

    ​On Friday I boiled down the Rams' trip to Arizona to just three key areas to be addressed, three things that absolutely, positively had to happen for the Rams to emerge victorious. Well, they didn't emerge victorious, losing a heartbreaker to the Cardinals. However, the weekend was not a tot ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2011

    Three Keys to Victory: Rams at Cardinals

    Fourth thing to watch Sunday: The impressive half-time show.​Hallelujah, the Rams won a game! Oh, and now they have to go out and try to win another one this weekend as they begin divisional play for the 2011 season with a trip out into the Arizona desert. It seems odd to say this about a 1-6 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2011

    The Preseason Rams Arrive Midseason

    Steven Jackson, still the engine for the Rams' offense after all these years. ​Something odd happened on Sunday, something folks around these parts just aren't used to seeing. See, there was this football game held at the Edward Jones Dome, which isn't all that weird, and the St. Louis Rams played ... More >>

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    October 31, 2011

    Miracle Weekend for Missouri Sports: Is God to Thank?

    The gift of life and the gift of winning.​October 28-30, 2011, may just go down as the greatest weekend for Missouri sports ever. On Friday the Cardinals won their 11th World Series title in one of the greatest come-from-behind stories ever in sports. On Saturday the struggling Missouri Tigers tra ... More >>

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    October 19, 2011

    Rams: We Do NOT Have the Most Expensive Beer in NFL

    Rams shatter the assertion that their beer is priciest.​Yesterday, Daily RFT reported on a survey from Business Insider that found the St. Louis Rams had the highest-priced beer in football. But that's simply not true, according to Kevin Demoff, chief operating officer for the Rams. In an email to ... More >>

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    October 18, 2011

    Rams Have Most Expensive Beer in NFL

    Nice mug. Just wish we had the cash to fill it.​Need another reason to complain about your 0-5 St. Louis Rams? Trying swallowing this -- if you can afford it. The Rams have the most expensive beer in all of football, according to Business Insider. The St. Louis club sells its brew for $9 per beer. ... More >>

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    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 >>

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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 27, 2011

    Ryan Fitzpatrick: Did Rams Let Greatness Go?

    Hey, I totally understand if this is the only thing you know about the town of Buffalo. But there just might be a quarterback with a Rams connection worth paying attention to up there. ​I can't imagine too many Rams fans pay a whole lot of attention to the Buffalo Bills. Buffalo is far away, the B ... 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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    September 19, 2011

    Rams at Giants: The Monday Night Football Preview

    Ah, the only Monday Night Football crew worth caring about. Quite a long fall from here to the current crew. ​There was just enough hype surrounding the Rams coming into this season that the breakdown the team suffered in week one against the Eagles was actually noticed. By pretty much everyone. S ... More >>

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    September 15, 2011
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    September 14, 2011

    Rams Add Former Mizzou Tiger, Tim Barnes, to Practice Squad

    Tim Barnes, newest member of the St. Louis Rams. Now tell me that doesn't just LOOK like an offensive lineman. ​In trying to deal with the potentially devastating loss of Ron Bartell for the season (as well as some other, somewhat lesser concerns), the Rams have begun making what will surely be a ... More >>

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    September 13, 2011

    Rams Instructional Video Assumes Fans Are Complete Morons

    youtube.comJust your typical Rams "fans" this year.​Apparently going to a Rams game this year is a big costume party, if you believe that the "fans" on the team's television commercials (dressed as Elvis reenactors and clowns in blue-and-gold wigs) resemble the people you'll see at the Edward Jone ... More >>

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    September 12, 2011

    Not the Start the Rams Were Looking For

    Aw, c'mon guys. It was just one game. No need to break out the bags just yet. ​As Saturday came to a close, there was a sense of optimism and excitement in the air. The buzz was the result of a Cardinal victory over the Atlanta Braves, combined with the imminent opening of the NFL season. The Rams ... More >>

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    September 7, 2011

    Options For the Rams at Corner

    Cornershop! Get it? Y'know, like a shop that sells corners? 'Cause the Rams...need know, buy a...oh, forget it. ​The Rams have mostly put their final roster together, with just a few exceptions. We know the backup quarterback will be A.J. Feeley (boo!), we know Jabara Williams did manage ... More >>

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    September 1, 2011

    Mark Clayton Returns to the Rams

    Mark Clayton happy to be back on Rams.​Well, it took quite a bit longer than I think most expected, but the St. Louis Rams have finally come to terms with wide receiver Mark Clayton. Early in the offseason, even before the lockout began, it seemed a foregone conclusion Clayton would be back f ... More >>

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    September 1, 2011

    Five Things To Watch: Rams at Jaguars

    Up yours, Jaguar! ​The Rams are coming down to the end of the preseason now, with their final tuneup tonight in Jacksonville. Ordinarily, the fourth game of the preseason isn't much to watch unless you're specifically interested in certain roster battles taking place. The starters don't play, with ... More >>

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    August 19, 2011

    Scouting Report: Rams Can Beat Philadelphia in Week One

    It's a Scout. On a completely off-topic note, I really wish I had one of these. ​I admit, I am an obsessive watcher of sports. I love our hometown teams, of course, but I can watch a game I have no rooting interest in almost as easily. In fact, I would say close to 90% of my television viewing is ... 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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    August 11, 2011

    Go Ahead and Exhale, Rams Fans; Laurinaitis Injury Not Serious

    You can all go ahead and let it out now, ladies. JL55 is going to be just fine. ​Everybody can exhale and unclench now, hopefully. James Laurinaitis doesn't look likely to miss significant time with the pectoral injury we wrote about yesterday. He is currently listed officially as questionable, an ... More >>

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    August 11, 2011

    Los Angeles Approves Deal for Football Stadium; Could Rams Return to LaLa Land?

    Rendering for Los Angeles' proposed stadium.​The Los Angeles City Council this week approved financing for a new downtown stadium, paving the way for the NFL to return to Hollywood for the first time since the Rams left in 1995. Speculation is ripe that the Rams might be one of the teams intereste ... More >>

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