Reports: Rams WR Stedman Bailey Shot In The Head (UPDATES)

St. Louis Rams wide receiver Stedman Bailey was shot in the head tonight in South Florida while in a car with his family, according to a report from Mike Silver of and another from Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle. The reports indicate that his injuries are non-life-threatening. Bailey is currently… »Wednesday 12:31am11/25/15 12:31am


Report: NFL Might Not Come To Los Angeles Until 2017

An NFL team moving to Los Angeles next season has felt inevitable for most of the year, but that might not be the case anymore. According to a report from’s Ian Rapoport, sources close to negotiations have expressed doubt that a deal to move one-to-three of the Rams, Chargers, and Raiders to L.A. will be able… »11/22/15 3:08pm11/22/15 3:08pm

Wes Welker Is Back And It Feels Terrible

By all accounts—his own, his teams’, and a top NFL-affiliated concussion specialist’s—Wes Welker is healthy and ready to play. St. Louis badly needs a receiver. Still, when the Rams announced they signed Welker to bolster their etiolated passing attack, my first reaction was disappointment. It’s a strange feeling, to… »11/10/15 9:44am11/10/15 9:44am

Rams Owner Stan Kroenke Is A Bathroom Hog

With the Vikings playing in the University of Minnesota’s stadium until their own new building is complete, visiting dignitaries don’t have the level of luxury they may be used to. Wherever Rams owner Stan Kroenke watched the game from, it didn’t have adequate private restrooms. So he commandeered the one in the press… »11/09/15 11:02am11/09/15 11:02am

Vikings Angry At "Cheap" Rams After Late Hits On Teddy Bridgewater

Vikings players and coaches had strong words for the Rams—and especially defensive coordinator Gregg Williams—after Minnesota’s 21-18 overtime win, completed without QB Teddy Bridgewater, who left early in the fourth after being knocked unconscious by a shoulder to the head from CB Lamarcus Joyner. »11/09/15 10:13am11/09/15 10:13am

Reggie Bush Is The Latest Victim Of The Rams' Concrete Ring Of Death

The 49ers believe Reggie Bush’s injury, suffered yesterday against the Rams, is a torn ACL, a season-ender. It’s a particularly frustrating one for Bush, who’s had trouble staying healthy throughout his career, because it had basically nothing to do with football. Bush was just the latest victim of a dangerous-as-hell… »11/02/15 2:55pm11/02/15 2:55pm

Proposed Rams Stadium Would Cost Taxpayers A Hell Of A Lot More Than Promised

It’s a truly bizarre situation in St. Louis, with Rams owner Stan Kroenke desperate to leave for Los Angeles, and (some) local politicians desperate to build him a stadium to get him to stay. Problem is, according to documents FOIA’d by St. Louis Magazine, taxpayers would be on the hook for a lot more money than those… »10/07/15 10:50am10/07/15 10:50am

The NFL Wants Players To Help Pay For New Los Angeles Stadium

The NFL is coming to Los Angeles soon, no matter what Oaklanders, St. Louisans, San Diegans, or local labor groups have to say about it. The sheer amount of money behind the proposed moves of one or all of the Rams, Chargers, or Raiders, coupled with the NFL’s desire to break into the country’s #2 market means… »9/26/15 2:35pm9/26/15 2:35pm

Surprise Military Reunions At NFL Games Reach Peak Bullshit

During last weekend’s preseason St. Louis Rams game, a familiar ritual played out: With a stadium full of fans and a television audience watching, Rams cheerleader Candace Ruocco Valentine was surprised by the arrival of her husband August Valentine, a Marine Corps first lieutenant, who had just returned home from… »9/02/15 11:15am9/02/15 11:15am

I Don't See Any Way The Raiders Stay In Oakland

The NFL’s Los Angeles tarantella has felt interminable, but it has finally reached a critical stage. With three teams seeking to move, and the league hell-bent on relocating one or two of them, everything comes down to the battle between St. Louis, San Diego, and Oakland to tender their respective teams the most money… »8/12/15 1:17pm8/12/15 1:17pm