Rodger Saffold won’t holdout from Rams offseason workouts
Summary of 3 articles · Updated Apr 11, 2013
Rodger Saffold did an OK job at left tackle. That is it. Louis Rams tackle Rodger Saffold isn’t happy about his potential move to right tackle after the team signed Jake Long in free agency. Is it just me or does it seem petty for Rodger Saffold to be complaining about the Rams upgrading with Jake Long at left tackle and moving Saffold to right tackle? How is the team supposed to get better if every time they get a chance to sign a top player, someone else wants to be traded or is unhappy about it? Let's go to the numbers ... But all the leverage is with the Rams and if they don’t move him, Saffold will be all but forced to play out the final year of his contract with the team. Long before the Rams brought in free-agent left tackle Jake Long for a visit and ultimately signed him, the Rams have consistently indicated that re-signing Saffold was a priority. Those close to Saffold said he felt blindsided by the news that Long, the former Miami Dolphin, was visiting St. Louis. The Rams have run 2,015 regular-season plays from scrimmage over the past two seasons. Because of injuries R.