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St. Louis Rams

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    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 >>

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    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 >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • 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

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2011

    Options For the Rams at Corner

    Cornershop! Get it? Y'know, like a shop that sells corners? 'Cause the Rams...need to...you 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 >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2011

    Rams: One Step Forward, One Back with Leber Signing and Laurinaitis Injury

    commons.wikimedia.orgLaurinaitis, just hanging out and looking like a linebacker should look. ​There's a bit of very exciting news floating around Rams Park currently, as the team is reportedly very close (read: pretty much done), to having a deal in place with Vikings free agent outside linebacke ... More >>

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    August 8, 2011

    How the Rams "Snookered" St. Louis: Details of the "Most Scandalous" Stadium Deal in History

    The Rams could leave the Edward Jones Dome if the stadium isn't a top-tier facility come 2015.​Neil Demause, author of the book Field of Schemes, penned an article last week on his favorite subject: stadium-financing. The story, which originally ran in The Nation and was re-purposed on NPR, begins ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 3, 2011

    Rams: Let's Hope the Season is as Good as Free Agency

    ​Training camp for NFL franchises is well underway, and the most frantic part of free agency is now past. That's not to say there aren't still moves to be made and players to be signed, but the bulk of the important deals have already happened. We can look around and get at least a fair idea of wh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2011

    A Remarkably Good Day for the Rams

    Steve Holt is excited about the Rams' big Tuesday, and you should be too. ​The Rams may have just had one of the best days in their long history as a franchise yesterday. In fact, I would go so far as to say it was a day any fan of the Rams should remember as a day for celebration from now until t ... More >>

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    April 29, 2011

    It's Quinn In the First For the Rams

    I really should have just checked one of these for my predictions, because I clearly don't know what the hell I'm talking about. ​I made two predictions yesterday, and neither one came true. I thought for sure the Rams would trade down. They did not. I saw them picking Corey Liuget, a defensive ta ... More >>

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    March 22, 2011

    Rams' Draft 2011: Wonderlic'd

    Vince Young holds one of the most famous low Wonderlic scores in recent history, prompting plenty in the NFL to question whether he had the acumen to make it as a quarterback in the pros. ​In case you've never heard of the Wonderlic test, here's the gist of it: it's a test designed to measure the ... 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 >>

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    March 4, 2011

    Oshiomo-gone: Atogwe Takes His Talents East

    The Redskins certainly did pay a pure premium to bring in their new O.J. Oh come on, nothing? Not one single laugh? Man, tough crowd. ​You know, I had actually been considering not writing about Oshiomogho Atogwe's contract situation yesterday. I thought to myself, "Y'know Aaron, maybe you sh ... More >>

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    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 >>

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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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    February 3, 2011
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    February 3, 2011

    Missouri's Tim Barnes Getting NFL Draft Hype

    The Union Buster, preparing to take a swipe at the NFLPA Game and, possibly, Tim Barnes' future.​Tim Barnes, former center for the Missouri Tigers, is garnering some attention this week as he plays in the NFLPA Game. That's the National Football League Players' Association, better known as the Pla ... More >>

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    January 31, 2011

    A Quiet All-Star Weekend for St. Louis Sports

    City of a thousand sites, but only two all-stars. ​There were two all-star games going on in the sporting world this weekend: the NFL's Pro Bowl, a.k.a. The Least Interesting Thing Ever, and the NHL All-Star Game, a.k.a. Whoops, I Totally Forgot About Hockey For a Second There, This Might Be Less ... More >>

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    January 21, 2011

    The Rams Got Their Man. Now What?

    commons.wikimedia.orgNow tell me that's not a face that you just want to fall in love with. Go ahead. Can't do it, can you? ​It turned out to be much more interesting and convoluted than most of us had expected, with a negotiations breakdown and last-minute rumors of Seattle involvement, but in th ... More >>

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