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Fantasy football running back rankings part 2

In case you missed part one of the fantasy football running back rankings, catch up on numbers 16-30 before seeing the top 15. Without further ado, I present part 2 of the fantasy football running back rankings. 15.)  Toby Gerhart, Jacksonville Jaguars After four years of backing up fantasy star Adrian Peterson, Gerhart finally gets his own opportunity as a feature back in Jacksonville...
Via isportsweb.com
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Cowboys looking to add Michael Sam to practice squad

The St. Louis Rams cut defensive end Michael Sam at the NFL’s 53-man roster deadline Saturday, but Sam might find a new home soon. NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport reported Tuesday that the Dallas Cowboys are “doing research” into the plan of signing Sam to their practice squad. #Cowboys spent today calling players, gauging reaction to signing Michael Sam. They’ll have him in...
Via NESN.com
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ethan Westbrooks put a tattoo on his face for motivation

There are many ways to find professional motivation. One is to think of a previous job you held as a student that was awful (we’ve all had a few of those), and to say to yourself “I’m never, ever doing anything like that again, because it was the worst.” Ethan Westbrooks took that several bounding steps further. The St. Louis Rams defensive end who just became one of four...
Via This Given Sunday
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

FAIL: Rams DE Ethan Westbrooks got a facial tattoo to avoid ever getting a 'normal' job

St. Louis Rams rookie defensive end Ethan Westbrooks is not that bright. See that tat on his face up there? Yeah:Westbrooks was working at a Toys ‘R’ Us in Sacramento while playing football and going to school at Sacramento City Junior College. He didn’t like the job and decided when he quit that he had no intention of working a normal job again. So he went searching for a...
Via Bob's Blitz
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rams' Westbrooks got face tat to avoid working normal jobs

TweetSometimes people have strange methods to motivate themselves… St. Louis Rams rookie defensive end (no, not THAT one) Ethan Westbrooks has revealed that the reason behind his interesting placement of a tattoo was as a way to keep him focused on playing football instead of working a regular 9-5: Westbrooks was working at a Toys ‘R’ Us in Sacramento while playing football...
Via Los That Sports Blog
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rams claim QB Case Keenum off waivers

The St. Louis Rams have claimed quarterback Case Keenum off of waivers following his release from the Texans on Sunday. THIS JUST IN: Rams claimed former Texans QB Case Keenum on waivers. (via @AdamSchefter) pic.twitter.com/tTJkpyj7nN — NFL on ESPN (@ESPNNFL) September 1, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; ...
Via Pro Football Zone
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: CFL team has reached out to Michael Sam

  Update: Ian Rapoport reports that the Montreal Alouettes have reached out to seventh-round pick DE Michael Sam about possibly signing with them, but there's currently no word regarding him playing in the CFL. Rapoport adds that the Alouettes hold the rights to Sam. St. Louis has already announced their practice squad signings and Sam is not among the players...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
2 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL 53-man cutdown update: St. Louis Rams

As of Sunday 8/31 8AM ET, Per NFL transaction wire, NFL.com: All teams down to 53 by Saturday 8/30 4PM. Players released: DE Michael Sam WR Emory Blake G Travis Bond DE Kourtnei Brown S Christian Bryant DT Matt Conrath S Avery Cunningham WR Austin Franklin QB Garrett Gilbert DT Deantre Harlan LB Aaron Hill T Sean Hooey DB Greg Reid LB Etienne...
Via 60 Max Power O
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Sam on being cut by Rams: “The journey continues.”

Former St. Louis Rams defensive end Michael Sam, the first openly gay player in the NFL, isn’t giving up on his dream of playing in the NFL despite being cut. “The most worthwhile things in life rarely come easy, this is a lesson I've always known,” Sam tweeted. “The journey continues.”
Via Intrigue Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Rams release Michael Sam

In what has to be considered surprising move, the St. Louis Rams have released rookie seventh-round pick Michael Sam. The Missouri product made news by publicly announcing that he was gay leading up to the NFL draft this past May.  No history yet…Rams released DE Michael Sam. Prime practice-squad candidate. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) August 30, 2014 The talented sack artist...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Rams Expected To Consider Bringing In QB Terrelle Pryor

  Nick Wagoner of ESPN reports that the Rams will take a look at recently released QB Terrelle Pryor as a potential backup option. Wagoner adds that this doesn’t mean they’ll claim or sign him to a contract, but they are at least expected to evaluate and discuss the idea. Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk wondered last night if the Rams could be an option for Pryor now...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Rams cut 17 players not named Sam

The Michael Sam reality show is still rolling… at least as of Saturday morning. The St. Louis Rams trimmed down their roster by cutting 17 players on Friday, but Sam made the cut once again. Teams are required to get down to the 53-man limit by 4 p.m. ET Saturday. That makes 5 more cuts to make for the Rams. In case anyone’s wondering, here’s a few player’s not named Sam...
Via Low Brow Sports
3 days ago  |  1 Comment

Why the St. Louis Rams can win with Shaun Hill at quarterback

For the second straight season, St Louis Rams quarterback Sam Bradford has torn the ACL in his left knee, leaving the team’s fan base dejected and feeling like they are about to embark on a lost season. Well Chicken Little, the sky is not falling on the Rams season, but instead they are poised to play competitive, winning football, regardless of the change under center. Historically...
Via cover32 - Rams
4 days ago  |  Discuss

St Louis Rams’ Roster: The projected 53-man team

Quarterbacks (2) Shaun Hill Austin Davis The Rams kept just two at the position last season, and Garrett Gilbert has not shown that he is NFL ready at this time. Austin Davis should not unpack his bags just yet because if a more experienced player at the position becomes available, the Rams could make a move here. Running Backs (5) Zac Stacy Benny Cunningham Tre Mason Chase Reynolds...
Via cover32 - Rams
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Here’s how St. Louis Rams quarterback Shaun Hill compare to Clemens and Bradford

It’s perfectly OK if you’re still in mourning. After quarterback Sam Bradford re-tore his left ACL in the first quarter of the Rams’ preseason game against the Browns last Saturday, the promises that come with a new season, an offensive revival, and just maybe breaking that .500 win barrier look a bit flushed. However, the show must still go on in Bradford’s absence, and...
Via cover32 - Rams
6 days ago  |  Discuss
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