Despite the glitz and glamour of hosting ESPN’s Monday Night Football at the Edward Jones Dome on Monday, the St. Louis Rams delivered yet another not-quite-ready-for-prime-time performance, in what proved to be a 31-17 loss to the surging San Francisco 49ers.
It was almost a historic comeback for the St. Louis Rams on Sunday, who trailed 34-7 before rallying back to 34-28 late in the fourth quarter.
But Sunday proved to be just another day for another loss, as the Rams fell to the Philadelphia Eagles by that 34-28 score.
Two key members of the St. Louis Rams starting offense and defense returned to practice on Thursday, as left tackle Jake Long and outsideline linebacker Jo-Lonn Dunbar both participated fully in the club’s workout at the Rams Park training facility in Earth City.
Running back tears ACL as offensive lineman prepare to return from injuries
Rams left tackle Jake Long took a significant step forward in his return from the knee injury that ended his 2013 season when he took some reps during the team’s evening practice on Thursday.
With Rams training camp officially opening on Friday, and the team’s first preseason game a couple weeks away, we break down the top five things you should pay close attention to as Rams camp opens up.
John and Michael talk with STL Cards Broadcaster Mike Shannon on His 75th Birthday. Happy Birthday, Mike! They also talk with AP’s Mark Smith about immigration; with Ed Klein about his book, “Blood Feud”; and with Jackie Long, wife of Rams Offensive Tackle Jake Long, about the 2nd annual ladies football camp this Saturday, 7/19.
Rams tackle signs-on to help create adventure for seriously-ill children
The St. Louis Rams worked through injuries, dealt some harsh blows at times and suffered losses that they really should have won — but they were right on the cusp of the playoffs. A lot was shown in 2013, and this season paves the way for the next step that could very well come in 2014.
Injury means Rodger Saffold will start at left tackle for final game with Seattle.