The current starting quarterbacks for St. Louis and Arizona became friends when they were the backups to Detroit’s Matt Stafford in 2010 and 2011. They both moved on to new teams after that, but have remained friends throughout.
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Rams will host Big Red and a national TV audience when NFL Network’s Thursday Night Football comes to the Edward Jones Dome this week.
Head coach would prefer to not get involved in any protest or political debates.
Both teams played in blowouts Sunday — the Rams beat Oakland 52-0, and the ‘Skins lost to Indianapolis 49-27.
Rams coach Jeff Fisher says team COO Kevin Demoff has spoken with law enforcement about the gesture.
Before trotting onto the field for their pregame introductions, five St. Louis Rams players stood with their hands raised in a show of compassion and solidarity for Ferguson protesters.
Sunday’s 52-0 victory over Oakland was by far St. Louis’ best performance of the season, and it was second-largest victory, based on final margin, in franchise history.
Rams defensive captain has been on injured list since Week 1, but appears ready to play Sunday at the Dome.
Rams head coach is a longtime member of the NFL’s Competition Committee, but even he is baffled by some of the penalties being called against his team recently.
The Blue & Gold was in San Diego for a key matchup against the AFC West’s Chargers, and for fans of the club, it had to feel good to watch their team battle to the end against a quality team that made the playoffs last year.
But like so many (and too many) Rams’ performances in recent memory, Sunday’s contest ended in heartache, as St. Louis fell just short (again) in a 27-24 loss to San Diego.