Michael Sam Selected By St. Louis Rams With 249th Overall Pick

With just eight picks remaining in the 2014 draft, the St. Louis Rams selected SEC Defensive Player of the Year Michael Sam. It took nearly the whole damned draft for Sam to get selected—consider in the last six years no SEC Defensive Player of the Year had been selected later than 17th overall before him—but Sam… » 5/10/14 7:01pm 5/10/14 7:01pm

Cortland Finnegan Uses Twitter To Tell The Rams He's Leaving

CB Cortland Finnegan followed Jeff Fisher to the Rams, but in his second season in St. Louis he's been terrible and injured. He's due $6 million next year, and would count for $10 million against the salary cap. Since this is the NFL and contracts mean nothing, the Rams sure as hell weren't going to pay that. So they… » 3/05/14 5:05pm 3/05/14 5:05pm

Rams Owner Buys Stadium-Sized Site In Los Angeles

There have been so many rumors and pie-in-the-sky dreams about a Los Angeles football stadium that we won't believe it's happening until they actually cut the ribbon. But so far, nothing has come to nothing because those dreams were held by rich men hoping to lure an NFL team to L.A. This one's different. The man who… » 1/31/14 9:19am 1/31/14 9:19am

Report: Rob Ryan Quit Rams Gig And Immediately Ate McDonald's

Before Rob Ryan was hired as the Saints' defensive coordinator, he went to the St. Louis Rams, a gig he held for 6,899 minutes. Differences with head coach Jeff Fisher led Ryan to quit and then—reportedly—to celebrate his new unemployment by immediately getting some fast food. It was 7:30 in the goddamn morning. » 12/15/13 11:28am 12/15/13 11:28am

Chris Long Did Not Have Much Fun Playing Against His Brother Yesterday

Everyone loves football games that come with a built-in subplot, so it's no surprise that yesterday's Bears-Rams game received some extra hype due to the brother-on-brother matchup of defensive end Chris Long and offensive guard Kyle Long. Two brothers enter, but only one can win! It'll be just like when they used to… » 11/25/13 9:44am 11/25/13 9:44am

Judge Finds That NFL Arbitration Has "Potential For Very Real Bias"

A Missouri Court of Appeals judge has declared the NFL's arbitration policy "unconscionable and unenforceable," writing that "the Arbitration Provision does not afford a mechanism to ensure the fairness and impartiality of the arbitration proceeding." It's important reading for any football player who's ever wondered… » 10/28/13 4:22pm 10/28/13 4:22pm