One series into Sunday’s Week 2 matchup against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers looked a whole lot like last week’s Week 1 contest against the Minnesota Vikings — the St. Louis Rams were getting pushed around the field and seemed unable to do anything about it.
The former Tennessee Titans wide receiver is also enjoying his new role as a veteran leader of the Rams’ young receiving corps.
When the Rams selected Lamarcus Joyner in the second round of the draft back in May, they showed they weren’t afraid of taking a chance on an undersized player if they think he can play.
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Offensive starters Clemens, Stacy, Long, and Wells were all back at practice on Thursday, while leading sack man Quinn sits out.
Home team snapped a three-game losing streak with 34-20 win over Jacksonville, but dropped passes, bad coverage in the secondary, and penalties on special teams continue to be problems for St. Louis.
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Wide receiver has been a surprising bright spot for the Rams through two games.
Rams RB Steven Jackson missed practice Wednesday with a strained groin. Coach Jeff Fisher said the running back is “day-to-day.”
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Wide receiver appeared to be the neediest position entering the draft for the Rams.