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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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    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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    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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    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 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 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 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 7, 2011

    Ben Guidugli Back in the Fold With the Rams

    ​One of the players who really made a big impression with the Rams this preseason is back with the team -- on the practice squad, specifically -- after having been cut earlier this week. Ben Guidugli, tight end and undrafted free agent out of Cincinnati (which gave us Mardy Gilyard, but don't hold ... More >>

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    August 4, 2011

    Rams Notes: Leasing a Cadillac, Umenyiora off the Market, and a Camp Surprise

    We should all pray to whatever gods there may be that the Rams' new Cadillac is half as sweet as this one. ​The Rams put what will probably be their finishing touches on the offseason yesterday, signing Cadillac Williams to what appears to be a one-year deal. By adding Williams, the Rams went from ... More >>

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    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 >>

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    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 >>

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    April 30, 2011

    Day Two of The Rams' Draft Offers Surprises Galore

    It was either this or a picture of Pussy Galore. I stand by my decision. ​First things first: Surprises Galore is the worst Bond Girl name ever. You know it, I know it, the American people know it. So don't be afraid to say so. Anyhow, rounds two and three of the NFL have come and gone, and t ... More >>

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    April 12, 2011

    Stan Kroenke Now Owns a True Football Team -- Arsenal of British Premier League

    Stan Kroenke's fabulous life just got fabulouser. ​Stan Kroenke, owner of the St. Louis Rams, is now the majority owner of a legitimate football squad. You know, the variation of the sport that -- as its name suggests -- is played with the feet. Yes, here in the U.S. of A. we call that soccer. Why ... 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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    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 9, 2010

    Rams 2011 Draft Needs, Part 5: Running Back

    I'm not going to lie. The 2010 draft will almost assuredly not include anyone with hair that can match up to Eric Dickerson's. That shouldn't stop the Rams from at least considering taking a player at his old position, though. ​To review so far: Priority one: receivers. Priority two: out ... 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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    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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    November 2, 2010

    Steven Jackson, Tony La Russa Remind You (Via Twitter) to Vote

    Yes, if you've somehow managed to miss it, today is election day. To that end, two of the biggest names in St. Louis sports are encouraging you to vote. Tony La Russa (@TonyLaRussa) reminds every Missourian to vote "yes" on Proposition B to limit the size and increase the oversight of dog-breeding f ... 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 4, 2010

    Rams 20 - Seahawks 3: A Team That Can Win Any Given Sunday?

    Image viaDid Steve Spagnuolo do his Al Pacino impression before the game yesterday?​Sometime in the second half of yesterday's impressive thumping of the Seattle Seahawks, Al Pacino appeared on the Jumbotron at the Edward Jones Dome. It was the scene from Any Given Sunday, in which Pacino plays an ... 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

    Five Things to Watch: Rams vs. Seahawks

    ​After their inspiring, exciting win over the Washington Redskins last week, the Rams take on the surprising Seattle Seahawks this Sunday. I write "surprising" because the Seahawks find themselves at 2-1 on the season and well ahead of the pack in the NFC West thanks to the disastrous st ... 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 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 >>

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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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    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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    August 3, 2010

    Rookies Shine at Rams Training Camp, Have Yet to Become Tainted

    A few hundred fans made the trek out to the Rams training grounds yesterday in the 96-degree heat to check in on our bruisin' losers. Daily RFT was on hand to catch a glimpse of Sam "The Great White Hope" Bradford and get a few pictures of him while he's still a rather handsome young man -- and not ... More >>

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    February 10, 2010

    Latest on Steven Jackson: Las Vegas Police Find "Insufficient Evidence"

    Neither police complaints nor linebackers stop Steven Jackson.​St. Louis Rams running back Steven Jackson won't be charged for assault over allegations that he beat his then-pregnant girlfriend in Las Vegas last March. The ex-girlfriend, Supriya Harris, filed a complaint with the Las Vegas police ... More >>

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    November 16, 2009

    Game Notes: Saints 28, Rams 23 -- The Great Leap Forward

    Okay, Rams fans, now you should be excited. ​Two weeks ago, after the Rams beat the Detroit Lions for their first victory in over a year, I played the role of buzzkill, trying to explain why it wasn't all that encouraging the Rams won. Sure, it was nice to finally erase that big ugly zero fro ... More >>

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    November 2, 2009

    On Any Given Sunday: The Horrific St. Louis Rams Can Beat the Terrible Detroit Lions

    www.stlouisrams.comRare sighting: Steven Jackson's TD dance​Yes, this is why we love the NFL! It's so unpredictable. Like yesterday, when you have a classic matchup such as the Rams vs. the Lions. Here's a team -- St. Louis -- that until yesterday had lost 17 straight games playing against a Detro ... More >>

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    November 2, 2009

    Rams Win! Rams Win! The RAAAMMMS WIIINNN!​It finally happened: The 2009 St. Louis Rams ran into a team worse than them. It wasn't pretty (only this team could turn an interception into a safety) but the Rams finally came through when it counted. Steven Jackson finally broke the touchdown jinx that hounded him all seaso ... More >>

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    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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    October 29, 2009

    Missouri Loves Company: St. Louis and Detroit Sadly Aren't so Different

    What could possibly be intriguing about the St. Louis Rams vs. Detroit Lions match-up on Sunday -- the game that pits the two worst NFL teams in recent memory against each other? pre-grame graphic on the Detroit Lions web site seems to promise helmet-smashing footbal ... More >>

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    August 11, 2009

    Donnie Avery to Miss 4-6 Weeks; Local Sportswriter to Have Panic Attack

    Sigh. Rams' training camp is just now getting into full swing, and I'm already having to talk myself off the ledge. The reason? The injuries have begun. Coming into the season, Donnie Avery was supposed to be the Rams' number one receiver. That alone is reason for concern, not because Avery isn ... More >>

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    December 29, 2008

    The End of the Whole Mess: Five Things to Take from the Rams' Painful Season

    Well, the Rams' 2008 campaign has finally, mercifully, come to an end. And you know what's just a little bit sad about that fact? They actually started to look a little bit like a real team there toward the end. Yes, they lost to the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday afternoon. But guess what? The ... More >>

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    December 15, 2008

    Sunday, Bloody Sunday: The Rams Do It Again

    So there I was yesterday, typing happily away as the Rams' fourth quarter wound down. I had most of a column done, and I felt pretty damn good about it. I had a column nearly ready to go about how the Rams had just barely held on to beat the Seahawks, despite not putting the Seattle team away w ... More >>

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    December 1, 2008

    Steven Jackson to whip youngsters into (pear) shape?

    After getting schooled, yet again, on Sunday, the St. Louis Rams are ready to return the favor Tuesday morning at Barrington Elementary.Read about how one running back will save the day after the jump... 

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    November 26, 2008

    Go! Thanksgiving Weekend Calendar, November 26-30

    Looking for someplace to escape the clutches of family and in-laws with a few friends? Admit it, you may feel that way sometime over the next few days.Looking for live music? Here's your St. Louis weekend concert calendar.

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    November 3, 2008

    Rams Update: Bulger's Bleeps and Haslett's Headache

    All along, I've tried to avoid getting in on the Jim Haslett bandwagon. I really have. Games like the one that took place yesterday ("Cardinals Rout Rams," "Cardinals Crush Rams," "Kurt Warner Leads High-Flying Cardinal Offense") are the reason why. See, I actually really like Jim Haslett; I think ... More >>

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    November 14, 2007

    Sno Luck

    Man is it nice to kick the ol' crapola out of Louisville, Grand Rapids and Roanoke at something!

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