One day after not practicing at all, running back Zac Stacy returned to practice and participated in every drill and every first-team rep for the St. Louis Rams starting offense on Friday.
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.
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.
No restrictions on QB Sam Bradford after last year’s leg injury.
He’s accused of getting into a scuffle with Donte Green, a current NBA free agent, outside a Miami Beach nightclub over the weekend.
Turnovers, penalties, and ineffective play prove too much to overcome as Rams fall to Arizona team that now has eight wins and is battling for an NFC playoff spot.
Dunbar was second on the team in tackles last season, but was let go before the 2013 season opener after being hit with a four-game suspension by the NFL for violating the league’s performance-enhancing drug policy.
Linebacker was released before NFL-mandated four game suspension.
Dunbar joins Rams running back Isaiah Pead on the suspension list.