Saint Louis -
The shooting death of Michael Brown and subsequent violent protests has prompted one NFL football team to reach out to area youth, offering them not only a safe place to practice football, but an experience none of those involved will soon forget.
Next season is a clean slate and an opportunity for many to prove that they are Super Bowl worthy. Some teams will attempt to live up to expectations, while others will set out to prove their critics wrong.
Saint Louis -
The St Louis Rams suffered a big loss to Carolina on Sunday, but the team could also be without starting quarterback Sam Bradford after the youngster was injured late in the fourth quarter.
Saint Louis -
St Louis Rams quarterback Sam Bradford finally has some weapons to his disposal and he showed what he could do as he led the team back from 11 points down after the third quarter and opened up the 2013 NFL season with a thrilling 27-24 victory.
The St. Louis Rams were looking for some big improvements to the Edward Jones Dome, but officials have denied their request for $700 million in upgrades and that could spell trouble when the lease runs out after the 2014 season.
With the Minnesota Vikings boasting a 33-7 lead over the St Louis Rams in the fourth quarter, the home team could be forgiven for being exuberant in their celebration of a score late on in restoring some pride to the scoreline.
San Francisco -
In the NFL, many things can happen, but one of the rarest things that can happen is a tie. The San Francisco 49ers and the St. Louis Rams did just that on Sunday, raising some confusion among players about the new overtime rules.
After the way the New Orleans Saints dismantled the Indianapolis Colts, you almost expected them to do the same to the winless St. Louis Rams. Steven Jackson was the key as he had 159 yards and 2 touchdowns in a 31-21 victory.
Green Bay -
It has not been easy for the St. Louis Rams to start the season, and it did not get any easier as they had to face the Green Bay Packers. The Packers have been on a roll and came into today’s game as overwhelming favorite and they proved why.
The Eagles have been called a ‘Dream Team’, and they played like it today as they took advantage of the Rams who lost some big players. St. Louis took some pretty tough hits on the chin in their 31-13 loss to the Eagles.
With the season opening next week, teams are force to cut an 80-man roster down to 53 by Sunday morning. Some people are expected to be gone, but despite the known players getting cut, there are some surprises.
We knew Payton Manning was not going to play in the pre-season after having off-season neck surgery. Well the Rams had their starter in Sam Bradford and he looked as if he was ready for the season to start today with his accuracy.