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IDP Rankings, Week 8: Barron Mark of St. Louis

Sometimes it takes players a few years to find their footing in the NFL. Whether it's experience, a new coach, or a change of scenery, some guys just need a little extra something to jumpstart their careers. In the case of Mark Barron, he checked pretty much all of those boxes. He played a lot as a rookie, got traded to the Rams in his third year, and had two very different coaching...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Barron's seamless transition to LB gives Rams leeway with Ogletree

Mark Barron registered a team-high 16 tackles in his first game at linebacker. Matt Kartozian USA TODAY SportsIt took the St. Louis Rams three weeks to figure out what to do with injured linebacker Alec Ogletree.Mark Barron helped make that decision easier for the team in his first game subbing at linebacker for Ogletree, who was placed on the injured reserve-designated to return...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Safety valve: Rams' Barron racks up 16 tackles in move to linebacker

Mark Barron registered 16 tackles in his move from safety to linebacker. Jasen Vinlove USA TODAY SportsThe St. Louis Rams absorbed a big blow on defense when outside linebacker Alec Ogletree suffered a fractured right fibula that left his season in doubt.Replacing the team's leading tackler from each of the past two seasons would be no easy task, but the Week 6 bye allowed the Rams...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Big Ben wants to play, but longshot for Week 6

There isn’t a player in the NFL tougher than Ben Roethlisberger, who is reportedly aiming for a return in Week 6 to play against his old offensive coordinator Bruce Arians, now head coach of the Arizona Cardinals. ESPN’s Adam Schefter has the details, and he says the “Steelers have not ruled out” the possibility of Big Ben playing, but noted it’s a “longshot.” Roethlisberger...
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October 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Roethlisberger on Mark Barron’s hit: ‘I don’t think it was dirty’

While Ben Roethlisberger’s comments about the hit by St. Louis Rams safety Mark Barron probably stand in stark contrast to fans of the Pittsburgh Steelers, the quarterback on Tuesday nevertheless said he doesn’t believe the play that knocked him out for the next four to six weeks due to an MCL sprain in his left knee involved a cheap shot. NFL Media’s Aditi Kinkhabwala tweeted...
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September 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Steelers Ben Roethlisberger Says Mark Barron’s Tackle Was Illegal, Not Dirty

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger doesn’t believe that St. Louis Rams safety Mark Barron purposely tried to injure his left knee Sunday. However, he does believe that Barron shouldve been flagged just the same. According to Gerry Dulac of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Roethlisberger told the media on Tuesday that Barron’s... The post Steelers Ben Roethlisberger...
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September 29, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Draft needs for the St. Louis Rams

St. Louis Rams head coach Jeff Fisher and general manager Les Snead will have a chance to fill some of the teams major needs during the NFL Draft, which starts on April 2. Unlike the last few years, the duo will only have five picks to work with as they traded the Rams fourth and sixth round picks to Tampa Bay for safety Mark Barron midway through last season. Here are the top five...
March 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Mailbag: What upside does Mark Barron give the St. Louis Rams?

What upside does Mark Barron provide the Rams? – Tim, St. Louis The Rams made a surprising move just before the NFL trade deadline passed trading a fourth and sixth-round pick to the Buccaneers for former 2012 seventh overall pick Mark Barron. The strategy behind the pick? Simple: Physicality. With the Rams’ season beginning to look like a flop, the Rams added a hammer in the...
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October 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Buccaneers Trade Mark Barron to the Rams

One major deal went down during the NFL trade deadline. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have reportedly sent former top-10 pick Mark Barron to the St. Louis Rams for undisclosed compensation. Bucs finalized a trade of S Mark Barron to Rams, per source. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) October 28, 2014 Barron, who was the seventh overall pick in the 2012 NFL draft, has started 37 of...
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October 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Bucs game status and injury report against St. Louis

The Bucs left last week’s game against the Rams a bit banged up and fly up to face the St. Louis Rams with some injured players.  Defensive end Da’Quan Bowers is out and saftey Mark Barron is questionable. Below is the rest of the game status and injury report for Tampa Bay. Da’Quan Bowers (DE) Practice: Did Not Participate In Practice Knee, – Game: Out –, – ...
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December 20, 2013  |  Discuss

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