James Laurinaitis

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Rams Team Grades: Monday Night Collapse Leads To Low Marks In Loss To 49ers

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.

10/14/2014

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Fisher Makes Statement Against Undisciplined Play, Cuts LB Ray-Ray Armstrong

One of the biggest gripes critics have had with Jeff Fisher during his three years as head coach of the St. Louis Rams is his team’s constant tendency to commit penalties.
In 2012, the Rams were the most penalized team in the NFL. Last year, they were the second-most flagged team in the league. And this year, through four games, St. Louis is averaging nine penalties a game, which is the fifth most total in the league.

10/08/2014

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Team Grades: Rams’ Horrendous Start Too Much To Overcome In Loss To Philly

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.

10/06/2014

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LATSCH: Rams Defense Falls Short of Expectations

With no game this weekend, the Rams have plenty of time to reflect on their latest loss, a 34-31 defeat against the visiting Dallas Cowboys last Sunday after leading 21-0 in the second quarter.

09/25/2014

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Come-From-Behind Victory Earns Rams Solid Marks Against Tampa Bay

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.

09/15/2014

William Hayes #95 of the St. Louis Rams praying prior to the start of his game against the San Francisco 49ers at Candlestick Park on December 1, 2013 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Rams Super Bowl Odds Sink

St. Louis players remain upbeat about road ahead, as oddsmakers cast doubt on season

09/10/2014

Minnesota Vikings Robert Blanton drags down St. Louis Rams Tavon Austin in the fourth quarter at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis on September 7, 2014.Minnesota won the game 34- 6. Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

LATSCH: Rams Disappoint in Season-Opening Loss

This loss, several players said, would not define their season.

09/08/2014

EARTH CITY, MO - MAY 16: Head coach Jeff Fisher of the St. Louis Rams directs players during a rookie minicamp at Rams Park on May 16, 2014 in Earth City, Missouri.  (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

5 Things To Look For At Rams Training Camp

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.

07/24/2014

St. Louis Blues goaltender Brian Elliott keeps an eye on the puck shot by the Buffalo Sabres in the first period at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis on April 3, 2014. Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Sports Open Line: Blues Goalie Brian Elliott, Chris Kerber with Doug Armstrong, Rams Linebacker James Laurinaitis

The St. Louis Blues sign goalie Brian Elliott to a three-year contract extension. The extension will pay the 29-year-old $7.5 million over those three years. Rams Linebacker James Laurinaitis joined Sports Open Line recapping the Rams Draft and what the team expects for the 2014 season. Chris Kerber chats with general manager Doug Armstrong following the announcement of Brian Elliott’s contract extension.

05/19/2014

ST. LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 6: James Laurinaitis #55 of the St. Louis Rams intercepts a pass in the end zone intended for Cecil Shorts #84 of the Jacksonville Jaguars at the Edward Jones Dome on October 6, 2013 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Michael Thomas/Getty Images)

Rams Get Passing Grades In Win Over Jags, But Some Problems Still Linger

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.

10/07/2013

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