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Dynamic Amendola still ticking after taking licking in San Fran…

Dynamic Amendola still ticking after taking licking in San Francisco

stltoday.com Updated Nov 12, 2012
He’s moving a little gingerly, looks less than tip-top. But there will be no need to the check active list, he’s ready and willing.
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  • Fisher explains clock management, alignment gaffes

    Fisher explains clock management, alignment gaffes

    stltoday.com Nov 12, 2012
    In the two weeks since the Rams’ 45-7 thrashing against New England, coach Jeff Fisher said the team emphasized scoring touchdowns, creating takeaways and improving third-down efficiency (on b…
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  • Clock errors nothing new for a Rams game

    Clock errors nothing new for a Rams game

    ESPN.com Nov 12, 2012
    The St. Louis Rams keep encountering in-game administrative miscues beyond their control. It happened in Week 1 when the clock operator in Detroit failed to start the clock on time while the Rams were protecting a three-point lead in the final minutes. …
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  • Fisher: Late timeout enabled go-ahead TD

    Fisher: Late timeout enabled go-ahead TD

    ESPN.com Nov 12, 2012
    The St. Louis Rams' fourth-quarter decision to call timeout with 1:13 remaining in their 24-24 tie at San Francisco invited criticism Sunday. Several people asked me about it via Twitter as the game was ending. I meant to ask Rams coach Jeff Fisher abou…
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  • Concussed Smith threw TD with blurred vision

    Concussed Smith threw TD with blurred vision

    ESPN.com Nov 12, 2012
    San Francisco 49ers quarterback Alex Smith threw a 14-yard touchdown pass in the second quarter of Sunday's 24-24 tie against the Rams while playing with blurred vision before coming out with a concussion.
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  • Jim Harbaugh: 49ers prepared all week for Rams’ fake punts

    Jim Harbaugh: 49ers prepared all week for Rams’ fake punts

    profootballtalk.com Nov 12, 2012
    It’s not often that an NFL team successfully executes two fake punts in one game, but that’s what the Rams did to the 49ers on Sunday. That’s particularly galling to 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh because he says his team spent much of the last week of pr
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  • At Least Two Players Had No Idea Rams-49ers Could End In A Tie

    At Least Two Players Had No Idea Rams-49ers Could End In A Tie

    deadspin.com Nov 12, 2012
    A tie! Nothing brings more joy to fans of novelty, more consternation to playoff-scenario-figure-outers, or more mercy to viewers than a tie. The first in the NFL since 2008, the second in a decade, the 24-24 final score of yesterday's St. Louis-San Fra…
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  • QBR ranks: Sam Bradford answers call

    QBR ranks: Sam Bradford answers call

    ESPN.com stltoday.com Nov 12, 2012
    SAN FRANCISCO -- Sam Bradford showed Sunday what he can do when armed with a talented receiver he trusts implicitly. The St. Louis Rams' third-year quarterback completed 11 of 12 passes when targeting Danny Amendola during a 24-24 tie against the San Fr…
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  • Highlighting the top stories for awards week

    Highlighting the top stories for awards week

    CNNSI.com Nov 12, 2012
    Baseball kicks off its award week today -- the list of finalists and announcement times can be found on the BBWAA's website -- and it features many of the game's boldest-face names in Miguel Cabrera, Buster Posey, Justin Verlander, Mike Trout and Bryce …
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  • So, how far back is Seattle in NFC West?

    So, how far back is Seattle in NFC West?

    ESPN.com Nov 12, 2012
    SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- The NFC West standings are tougher to calculate after the St. Louis Rams and San Francisco 49ers played to a 24-24 tie Sunday. The 49ers lead the division at 6-2-1. The Seattle Seahawks are second at 6-4 (.600), followed by the Ar…
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  • Curfew violation ends with Jenkins, Givens running stadium stai…

    Curfew violation ends with Jenkins, Givens running stadium stairs

    profootballtalk.com Nov 12, 2012
    It was known on Sunday that Rams coach Jeff Fisher had decided to deactivate rookie cornerback Janoris Jenkins and rookie receiver Chris Givens for violating an unspecified team rule.  The violation wasn’t known. Per a league source, Jenkins and Givens
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  • Rams-49ers tie left players and coaches confused

    Rams-49ers tie left players and coaches confused

    profootballtalk.com Nov 12, 2012
    You’d think with all the static Donovan McNabb heard for not knowing the overtime rules, the message would have gotten out. But after yesterday’s 24-24 tie between the Rams and 49ers, there were still folks unsure why it ended. For 49ers safety Dashon
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  • Around the NFC West: Rams' fakes for real

    Around the NFC West: Rams' fakes for real

    ESPN.com Nov 12, 2012
    The most painful moment for the 2011 St. Louis Rams, by far, came when the San Francisco 49ers beat them with a fake field goal for a touchdown in the Edward Jones Dome. It was not the play that cost coach Steve Spagnuolo his job, but it did punctuate a…
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  • 49ers and Rams players fail the test when asked about overtime …

    49ers and Rams players fail the test when asked about overtime rules

    yahoo.com Nov 12, 2012
    OK, Donovan McNabb -- you're off the hook. In November of 2008, the Philadelphia Eagles and Cincinnati Bengals played to a 13-13 tie, and McNabb, then the Eagles' quarterback, took a great deal of heat for not knowing the rules of overtime. "I've n…
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  • Holder takes blame for delay of game penalty

    Holder takes blame for delay of game penalty

    stltoday.com Nov 12, 2012
    SAN FRANCISCO • Holder Johnny Hekker said he didn’t signal for the ball from long-snapper Jake McQuaide quickly enough in overtime, causing a delay of game that wiped out what would’ve been a …
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  • Rams Report Card: Special teams flunk

    Rams Report Card: Special teams flunk

    stltoday.com Nov 12, 2012
    Coaching grade not much better as Rams are undone by wholesale sloppiness nine games into the season.
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  • Video - NFL Live OT: It's A Tie 01:48

    NFL Live OT: It's A Tie

    Nov 12
    Trey Wingo and Eric Mangini discuss the tie game between the Rams and 49ers.
  • Video - 'The Coaches Show': Is St. Louis Rams head coach Jeff Fisher to blame for tie? 00:42

    'The Coaches Show': Is St. Louis Rams head coach Jeff Fisher to blame for tie?

    Nov 12
    Should St. Louis Rams head coach Jeff Fisher take the blame for not calling a timeout and allowing the delay of game penalty to happen? Our coaches discuss why Fisher was in a tough spot.
  • Video - GameDay: St. Louis Rams vs. San Francisco 49ers highlights 03:46

    GameDay: St. Louis Rams vs. San Francisco 49ers highlights

    Nov 12
    Catch the highlights from San Francisco as neither the 49ers nor St. Louis Rams walked out with a victory.

Sports Columnists

  • East Side -- Mike D'Antoni was right call for Los Angeles Lakers

    Nov 12
    Fans may not like it at first, but Mike D'Antoni is the coach Los Angeles Lakers need
  • Adande: Phil Jackson was Lakers' man

    Nov 12
    Despite high price, Phil Jackson's history of success was worth it for L.A. Lakers
  • Peter King: Lots to like in Week 10, but one weird game stands above the r…

    Nov 12
    Tie Trivia as we wrap up another week in the playoff race to determine who'll square off in New Orleans:
  • Don Banks: Texans prove they're ready for the elements

    Nov 12
    CHICAGO -- Covering a Ravens-Texans game last month on a beautiful sun-splashed Sunday afternoon in Houston, I couldn't help but notice the powers that be elected to keep the roof at Reliant Stadium closed, even though the weather couldn't have been muc…