This is the March 19, 2013 news archive. View today's Rams rumors and news.
The Tennessee Titans announced Tuesday they have agreed to terms with former St. Louis Rams offensive lineman Rob Turner. Turner can play both guard and center and started all 16 games for the Rams last season. “Turner is a guy who got his first opportuUpvote Share Tweet
101ESPN St. Louis audio: Miklasz ShowESPN.com Updated Mar 19, 2013PHOENIX -- There are a couple sides to the Jake Long story this offseason. Version one: The St. Louis Rams added a four-time Pro Bowl left tackle when Long agreed to a four-year contract with the team. Version two: The Miami Dolphins let Long hit the ma…Upvote Share Tweet
Marshall Faulk: If runners can’t lower their heads, eliminate helmetsMarshall Faulk would rather eliminate helmets from football than tell running backs they can’t lower their heads into tacklers. Faulk, the Hall of Fame running back who played for the Colts and Rams, blasted the NFL Competition Committee’s proposal toUpvote Share Tweet
Rams aren’t concerned about switching Rodger Saffold’s positionWhen the Rams and Jake Long started their courtship last week, word circulated that the incumbent left tackle in St. Louis would ask for a trade if Long wound up signing with the team. Rodger Saffold’s agent throttled back on that over the weekend, butUpvote Share Tweet
Rule would have affected Seahawks-RamsESPN.com Updated Mar 19, 2013PHOENIX -- A 49-yard pass sparking a Seattle Seahawks scoring drive against the St. Louis Rams in Week 17 would not have stood under a rule proposed at the NFL owners meeting this week. The proposal owes its existence to the controversial, season-ending…Upvote Share Tweet
Bernie: Plenty of issues surround LongHealth and durability, recent decline in performance are chief among them. But Fisher and line coach Boudreau could boost career of Rams' new tackle.Upvote Share TweetPHOENIX, Ariz. • For only the third time in the past 12 years, the Rams received no compensatory picks for an upcoming draft. All told, 16 NFL teams were awarded 32 compensatory picks Monday.Upvote Share TweetCoach praised for his recruiting ability in getting Jake Long to play for Rams. Team's focus now turns primarily to the draft.Upvote Share Tweet
Is Seahawks-49ers best rivalry in football?Mar 19With so much youth at the quarterback position in the NFC West, the "NFL AM" guys debate if the division has the best rivalry games in the NFL.
NFL owners meetings - RB helmet rule meets resistanceMar 19The running back helmet rule met resistance, but other rules were approved at the owners meetings, writes John Clayton.
Don Banks: Some revealing nuggets from the four rookie AFC coachesMar 19PHOENIX -- Tuesday morning was the media's chance to share breakfast with the AFC head coaches at the NFL annual meeting, and it just happens to work out that there's a rookie head coach in each of the conference's four divisions: Jacksonville's Gus Bra…
Peter King: Many approaches during General Managers' Week, but which is ri…Mar 19PHOENIX -- There's one week a year that I think of as the General Managers' Week, and we've reached the end of it. The first week of free agency highlights the different jobs general managers have in the league, and what I've done here at the annual spr…
NFL owners meetings - Proposed RB helmet rule is only fairMar 19Defensive players have been forced to adjust for safety's sake, so offensive players should, too, writes Jeffri Chadiha.