Thursday, August 27, 2015

Around the Horns: St. Louis Rams’ News for August 27


Quinn Not Satisfied With Rams’ Preseason Defense |  Fox 2 

Rams All-Pro defensive end Robert Quinn isn’t satisfied with the team’s defense the first two games of the pre-season. Quinn wants to see marked improvement these next two exhibition games, before the regular season starts on September 13th when the Rams host the Seattle Seahawks. Quinn citede several good moments by the first team defense against the Raiders and Titans, but wants a more consistent effort.

Fisher Talks Focus at Wednesday’s Practice |  St. Louis Rams’ Official Site

Head coach Jeff Fisher talks to several media members after Wednesday's practice at Rams Park.

Rams Camp Practice Report |  St. Louis Rams’ Official Site

Rams Insider Myles Simmons catches you up on everything from Wednesday's practice.

Rams Camp Wired:  Case Keenum |  St. Louis Rams’ Official Site

See Rams Training Camp through the eyes of quarterback Case Keenum and his GoPro helmet cam.

Long Road Back...But Expect Quick on Saturday |  Fox Sports 

It's been a long road back for Brian Quick. The finish line is in sight for the St. Louis Rams wide receiver.

Lingering Calf Injury Has Slowed Wichmann |  St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Cody Wichmann, a sixth-round draft pick from Fresno State, went down with a calf injury in the second organized team activity in early June.

Westbrooks Trying to Make His Own Story |  St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Last year at this time, defensive end Ethan Westbrooks was nothing short of a camp sensation, a small-college find from West Texas A&M. He’s the guy that kept Michael Sam off the Rams’ roster when the final cuts were made in early September.

With Foles in the Fold, Four Rams Who Should Be Next To Sign |  ESPN

The St. Louis Rams took care of a major piece of business in the first week of training camp when they signed quarterback Nick Foles to a two-year contract extension. But the off-field business doesn’t end there for a team that still has 16 players scheduled to become unrestricted free agents after the season.

Joyner Jumps Into Nickel With Something to Prove |  ESPN

For as long as he can remember, football came easy to St. Louis Rams cornerback Lamarcus Joyner. Until last season.

Using Foles’ Place Amongst Starting QB’s to Project Wins |  ESPN

Earlier this summer, ESPN NFL Insider Mike Sando posted his now annual quarterback tiers story. In it, he revealed how personnel types around the league view the starting quarterbacks for all 32 teams.

Rams Working On Run Game |  ESPN

The St. Louis Rams sent a resounding message about what type of offense they want to be this offseason when they spent five draft picks on offensive linemen and spent the No. 10 overall pick on running back Todd Gurley.

Rams Cook Up Meals for Senior Citizens |  Fox 2 Now

The Rams football season may just be getting underway, but that’s not stopping the organization from its other passion of charity work. The organization made a big play Wednesday off the field when it teamed up to feed seniors in East St. Louis.

Lawmaker Opposition Casts Doubt On New Stadium In St. Louis |  Fox Sports

Missouri's legislative budget leaders said they oppose spending taxpayer money on a new St. Louis football stadium, casting serious doubts on whether supporters can cobble together enough money for the facility before an approaching NFL vote on whether to relocate the Rams.

Rams vs. Colts Preview |  Bleacher Report

The St. Louis Rams will face the Indianapolis Colts for Week 3 of the NFL preseason. This will be St. Louis' first home game of 2015.

10 Training Camp Risers |  NFL.com

NFL.com’s Gil Brandt has seen a few folks in camp that are impressing.  One, in particular, plays defense for the Rams...

Ranking the Top 10 RB Units in the NFL |  Pro Football Focus

The Rams have a good thing going with Todd Gurley, Tre Mason, and Benny Cunningham...but are they good enough to crack the league’s Top 10 running back units?

Every NFL Teams Non-QB Indispensable Player |  Sporting News

Other than Nick Foles, who’s the one Rams’ player that the team just can’t win without?

Most Hated Player in Every NFL Franchise’s History |  Rant Sports

Being hated is something that comes along with being a professional athlete, especially if you’re one of the sport’s biggest stars. Throughout the history of the NFL, many of football’s biggest names have been despised by fans, opposing players, and sometimes even their own teammates.

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