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What will Rams need to do to make the playoffs?

What will Rams need to do to make the playoffs?

stltoday.com Updated Dec 4, 2012
Writers say winning out is probably a must, and even that might not be good enough. 
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  • Role player deluxe: Hayes making it happen

    Role player deluxe: Hayes making it happen

    stltoday.com Dec 4, 2012
    There probably isn’t a more valuable role player on the Rams’ defense than end William Hayes, a fifth-year pro out of Winston-Salem State.
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  • Quiet Cards stay the course on Day 2 of Meetings

    Quiet Cards stay the course on Day 2 of Meetings

    MLB.com Dec 4, 2012
    Having spent much of Tuesday meeting with agents and holding internal discussions about various players, Cardinals general manager John Mozeliak said late in the afternoon that "nothing's changed really" in the level of activity over the past 24 hours.
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  • Fumbling for answers to bad recovery rate

    Fumbling for answers to bad recovery rate

    ESPN.com Dec 4, 2012
    Janoris Jenkins' critical fumble return for a touchdown Sunday was a long time coming for the St. Louis Rams. The team had recovered only one opponent's fumble all season, the last one coming against Arizona's Kevin Kolb in Week 5. 2012 Fewest Opponent …
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  • The Rebirth of a Fan

    The Rebirth of a Fan

    ramsgab.com Dec 4, 2012
    By Laurie Brown I went to bed Sunday night a different Rams fan than I had woken up that morning and it took approximately fifteen minutes to change everything. When I moved to St. Louis I decided I wanted to be a home town fan of one of the three sport…
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  • Ignore the haters - Bradford is improving

    Ignore the haters - Bradford is improving

    stltoday.com Dec 4, 2012
    Bernie Miklasz writes: Sunday’s game was a brawl, but QB's calmness, intelligence and efficiency served his team well.
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  • Don Banks: Costly losses give Ravens, Bears something to worry …

    Don Banks: Costly losses give Ravens, Bears something to worry about in race

    CNNSI.com Dec 4, 2012
    Week 13 in the NFL had its requisite amount of 16 losers -- and, yes, we know the Rams and 49ers nearly tied once again -- but nobody in the league lost more ground than the Bears and Ravens, both of whom were upset at home on Sunday by six-win teams, d…
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  • Tipsheet: Revisiting Bradford vs. Suh

    Tipsheet: Revisiting Bradford vs. Suh

    stltoday.com Dec 4, 2012
    Back in 2010, that was the big STL sports debate: Which player should the hapless Rams pick first overall?
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  • Charles Woodson nearing return for Packers

    Charles Woodson nearing return for Packers

    profootballtalk.com Dec 4, 2012
    Green Bay Packers defensive back Charles Woodson has missed the last five games due to a broken collarbone suffered against the St. Louis Rams in October. Now Woodson is closing in on his return to the field. According to Tyler Dunne of the Milwaukee Jo…
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  • Rams -- yes, the Rams -- creep into playoff hunt

    Rams -- yes, the Rams -- creep into playoff hunt

    stltoday.com Dec 4, 2012
    Fisher, players say their focus is firmly on meeting the Bills in Sunday’s game.
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  • Rams give faint talk of playoffs a stiff-arm

    Rams give faint talk of playoffs a stiff-arm

    stltoday.com Dec 4, 2012
    Fisher, players say their focus is firmly on meeting the Bills in Sunday’s game.
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  • Don Banks: Costly losses give Ravens, Bears something to worry about in ra…

    Dec 4
    Week 13 in the NFL had its requisite amount of 16 losers -- and, yes, we know the Rams and 49ers nearly tied once again -- but nobody in the league lost more ground than the Bears and Ravens, both of whom were upset at home on Sunday by six-win teams, d…
  • Peter King: Behind star trio, rookie QB class playing beyond its years; ma…

    Dec 4
    LANDOVER, Md. -- "It's all being ready to play at a younger age,'' Robert Griffin III said early this morning, putting those crazy striped socks on at his locker at FedEx Field. "I mean, look at how [South Carolina defensive end] Jadeveon Clow…
  • Clayton mailbag: Most disappointing teams of 2012

    Dec 4
    Before each season, experts try to pick the surprise teams. But these teams surprised us by being disappointing, writes John Clayton.
  • Peter King: RGIII helps overcome Giants as Redskins gain ground in NFC Eas…

    Dec 4
    LANDOVER, Md. -- A few minutes after Washington's 17-16 victory over the Giants on Monday night made the NFC East a competition instead of a rout with four games to play, the raucous crowd of 80,000 at FedEx Field couldn't get enough of its hero. "…