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Do the St. Louis Rams have any of the top-10 most overrated players in the NFL?

Yesterday, the fine folks at Grantland released the second half of their annual NFL trade value list, which ranks each player in the league based on how much interest they would garner on the open market. It’s an interesting list, one that is fun to compare with a similar piece cover32 posted earlier in the offseason. While there were plenty of similarities between the two...
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11 hours ago  |  Discuss

St. Louis Rams’ Robert Quinn ranked as NFL’s no. 7 most valuable trade asset

Yesterday, Grantland’s Bill Barnwell released part 2 of his third annual NFL Trade Value column. Not only did Barnwell link a cover32 article in there (in the Von Miller section), he also ranked everyone’s favorite Bernie-dancing defensive end Robert Quinn as the seventh most valuable trade asset in the league. The only non-quarterback to appear ahead of Quinn is Houston’s...
Via cover32 - Rams
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Tavon Austin ‘didn’t really know what was going on’ as a St. Louis Ram

Tavon Austin said Wednesday that the St. Louis Rams’ playbook “looked like Spanish” last year. Austin, who St. Louis selected eighth overall out of West Virginia, caught 40 balls for 418 yards and four touchdowns as a rookie. A two-time First-Team All-American, Austin also rushed nine times for 151 yards and a score. “I didn’t really know what was going on,” said Austin...
Via Sports by Colin
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Mailbag: How will Schottenheimer use both Zac Stacy and Tre Mason?

Mailbag: How will Schottenheimer use both Zac Stacy and Tre Mason? Will it be a two-headed monster like he ran in 2010 with Shonn Greene and LaDainian Tomlinson on the Jets? – Jacob, Prescott Zac Stacy did exceptionally well for a rookie last year, even more impressive that he nearly topped 1,000 yards in just 12 starts. But he did amass a whopping 250 carries, which is way too...
Via cover32 - Rams
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Jeff Fisher talked about Tony Dungy’s comments on The Dan Patrick Show (Video)

Rams head coach Jeff Fisher was a guest on The Dan Patrick Show on Wednesday and addressed the comments Tony Dungy made about rookie Michael Sam. I thought he had some interesting things to say. var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Loading... ZergNet The post Jeff Fisher talked about Tony Dungy...
Via Pro Football Zone
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Jeff Fisher: Michael Sam ‘absolutely not’ a distraction for Rams

St. Louis Rams coach Jeff Fisher told ESPN Radio on Wednesday that openly gay rookie linebacker Michael Sam has “absolutely not” been a distraction. Fisher was asked on “Mike and Mike” to respond to Tony Dungy’s comments that the media coverage surrounding Sam would have caused him to pass on drafting him if he were still an NFL coach. “Let’s define distraction...
Via Sports-Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Jeff Fisher: Sam has 'absolutely not' been a distraction

The Michael Sam distraction show continued Wednesday morning with Sam’s head coach going to bat for the St. Louis Rams rookie. Sam has been in the news this week after former NFL head coach Tony Dungy said he wouldn’t have drafted the defensive end because Dungy felt Sam would be an unneeded distraction. Dungy tried to clarify those comments Tuesday, and Sam himself has chimed...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Michael Sam thanks God Tony Dungy wasn’t Rams’ head coach

Former NFL coach Tony Dungy spent all of Tuesday trying explain, and explain and explain away his comments on rookie Michael Sam. “I wouldn’t have taken him,” Dungy told the Tampa Tribune on Monday. “Not because I don’t believe Michael Sam should have a chance to play, but I wouldn’t want to deal with all of it. It’s not going to be totally smooth … things will happen...
Via Low Brow Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Michael Sam responds to Tony Dungy's comments

Tony Dungy recently came out and said he wouldn’t draft Michael Sam, and now the St. Louis Rams LB has responded to the former NFL head coach. Sam took the high road and attempted to make a joke out of the issue, and told ESPN’s Nick Wagoner he has respect for Dungy. Sam on Dungy’s comments: “Thank God he wasn’t the St. Louis Rams coach. (laughs) I have a lot of respect...
Via The Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rams land veteran linebacker Pat Schiller

Today the Saint Louis Rams signed former Atlanta Falcons linebacker Pat Schiller. Schiller is a 6’2, 235 pound linebacker from Northern Illinois. @RavensInsider: Rams sign linebacker Pat Schiller, according to his agent, @DIAMONDdavelee This is a good signing for depth. Schiller is a good special teamer. The post Rams land veteran linebacker Pat Schiller appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
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Tony Dungy releases a statement to better explain himself

Former NFL head coach Tony Dungy released the following statement following the backlash he’s received over him saying that he wouldn’t have drafted Michael Sam. “On Monday afternoon while on vacation with my family, I was quite surprised to read excerpts from an interview I gave several weeks ago related to this year’s NFL Draft, and I feel compelled to clarify those remarks...
Via Pro Football Zone
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rams Sign LB Pat Schiller

  The St. Louis Rams have signed LB Pat Schiller to a contract Tuesday, according to his agent Dave Lee. Congrats to PlayersRep client, @Pat_Schiller for signing with the Rams today!! @andysimms @wesley_spencer @CRecchion @KenSarnoff @SamRenaut — Dave Lee (@DIAMONDdavelee) July 22, 2014 Schiller, 25, was with the Falcons in 2013, but he was ultimately waived before the start...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Is this Sam Bradford's last chance in St. Louis?

Sam Bradford is on the cusp of living up to expectations or finding himself fighting for the title as 'starting quarterback' in St. Louis. The Rams have expressed a willingness and patience on the fifth-year veteran. Bradford was enjoying early success his rookie season when injuries derailed him in his second and fourth years, where he missed a combined 12 games. In 2014, h...
Via College2Pro.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Tony Dungy: I wouldn't have taken Michael Sam

Tony Dungy is no longer a head coach in the NFL, but if he was, he would have been one of the many who passed on Michael Sam at the 2014 NFL draft. Sam originally was projected as a mid-round draft pick, but he coincidentally fell all the way to the seventh round where the St. Louis Rams picked him up shortly before the draft ended. The reason for the fall, in the eyes of many...
Via NESN.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Jo-Lonn Dunbar arrested after nightclub fight

St. Louis Rams linebacker Jo-Lonn Dunbar and former Sacramento Kings guard Donte King have reportedly been arrested on battery and disorderly conduct charges in South Beach. CBS 4 in Miami reports that the Rams’ starting Sam linebacker was hanging out with King when a “physical atercation” broke out outside of Dream Nightclub and the two players were arrested early Sunday...
Via Gridiron Grit
4 days ago  |  Discuss
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