St. Louis Rams

On Further Review
Sam the Ram? Roster Spot Not Yet Locked Up
Sam the Ram? Roster Spot Not Yet Locked Up
Michael Sam has outperformed expectations for St. Louis at camp. But the NFL's first openly gay player might be headed to the practice squad instead of the 53-man roster due to the equally impressive play of another long-shot prospect
By Peter King
Monday Morning Quarterback
Why the NFL’s Best Team Won’t Win the Super Bowl
Why the NFL's Best Team Won't Win the Super Bowl
Despite Seattle being just as strong as it was in 2013—if not outright better—there’s one convincing reason it won’t lift the Lombardi again. Plus, the Rams’ sad turn, Arizona uncovers a gem and 20 thoughts after the NFL’s dress rehearsal
By Peter King
Muscle and Medicine
The NFL’s Eye in the Sky Sees Everything, Often More Than Once
The NFL’s Eye in the Sky Sees Everything, Often More Than Once
No one watches more replays than the league’s independent injury spotters, who sit high above the fields but never miss a beat of action. The MMQB was at the Rams-Saints preseason tilt to see the game through their unique perspective
By Jenny Vrentas
Training Camp 2014
Rams Report: Tough slate will mask improvement
Rams Report: Tough slate will mask improvement
The defensive front is the NFL's best and Sam Bradford's confidence is rising as the talent around him continues to grow. But surviving in division with Seahawks and 49ers might be too much to ask for Jeff Fisher and company
By Peter King
Deep Dive
Rams Preview: Defense Might Not Be Enough
Rams Preview: Defense Might Not Be Enough
Injuries forced St. Louis to change approaches on offense last season, and recent personnel moves indicate a unit still searching for an identity. Can a monstrous defensive line hold down the fort in the NFL's toughest division?
By Andy Benoit
Business of Football
In the Clear… For Now
In the Clear… For Now
Browns owner Jimmy Haslam will escape punishment for his company's misdeeds, but the government and the NFL are watching. Plus, Brandt's Rants on the Michael Sam "distraction" and the Jamaal Charles extension
By Andrew Brandt
NFL 95
Kurt Warner’s Hy-Vee
Kurt Warner’s Hy-Vee
NFL 95
A Ticket from Christmas Eve 1994: The Day the NFL Died in L.A.
A Ticket from Christmas Eve 1994: The Day the NFL Died in L.A.
On Dec. 24, 1994, the Raiders and Rams both played their last games in L.A. The stars were out—from Marcus Allen and Jerome Bettis to Whoopi Goldberg and Kelsey Grammer—as were fans desperate to hold on. But while a sense of finality hovered in the air, no one thought the void would last two decades and counting
By Emily Kaplan
Business of Football
The New Age of Rookie Contract Negotiations
The New Age of Rookie Contract Negotiations
Gone are the days of $40 million contracts being handed out to unproven players. When the NFL and NFLPA reworked the CBA three years ago, rookies lost leverage and the result has been first-year players hitting the field faster
By Andrew Brandt
Deep Dive
What It All Means: NFC Draft Breakdowns
What It All Means: NFC Draft Breakdowns
The 2014 NFL draft went down in unpredictable fashion. Now it’s time to look at what each team’s haul means going forward
By Andy Benoit