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Todd Gurley wins offensive player of the year

The Rams picked up their second big award of the night with running back Todd Gurley winning offensive player of the year. Gurley garnered 37 votes to eight for Antonio Brown, four for Tom Brady and one for DeAndre Hopkins. Gurley ranked second in the NFL in rushing with 1,305 yards, and he led the [more]

Aaron Donald wins defensive player of the year

Rams defensive tackle Aaron Donald won the NFL’s defensive player of the year, which was announced Saturday night at NFL Honors. Donald became the first defensive tackle to win the award since Warren Sapp in 1999. “That’s one of the best to ever do it,” Donald said, via Myles Simmons of the team website. “For [more]

Carson Wentz, Todd Gurley named FedEx Air and Ground players of the year

Patriots quarterback Tom Brady may be the MVP, but a guy who missed three games due to injury has secured one of the league’s better-known awards. Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz and Rams running back Todd Gurley have been named the FedEx Air and Ground Players of the Year.¬†FedEx will donate $50,000 to the USO in [more]

Jared Goff doesn’t want Kirk Cousins going to the Cardinals

Patrick Peterson and Larry Fitzgerald want Kirk Cousins to sign with the Cardinals. A member of a team that competes with the Cardinals doesn’t. Rams quarterback Jared Goff has no interest in seeing Cousins twice per year. “I’m hoping he doesn’t,” Goff said in a visit to the PFT Live set on Friday. “He’s a [more]

Friday’s PFT PM has a strong L.A. vibe

We’re still in Minnesota, but Friday’s PFT PM carries a distinct L.A. feel. Guests for the interview-only edition of the show include Rams quarterback Jared Goff, Rams running back Todd Gurley, Chargers president of football operations John Spanos, and Chargers president of business operations A.G. Spanos. The fifth guests plays for a team that won [more]

Rams, Chiefs to play in Mexico City in 2018

The Rams will host the Chiefs in Mexico City in 2018, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell announced during his press conference Wednesday. The league will determine the date and the time of the game later this spring. It becomes the fourth international game the league has confirmed for next season, adding to the three previously announced [more]

Orlando Pace still bitter about the Patriots, 16 years later

It’s been 16 years since the Patriots’ dynasty began with an upset win over the Rams in Super Bowl XXXVI. It’s been 10 years since the Boston Herald reported that the Patriots taped the Rams’ walk-through practice the day before that Super Bowl. And it’s been nine and a half years since the Boston Herald [more]

Rams promote two with Matt LaFleur off to Tennessee

Matt LaFleur’s tenure as the Rams offensive coordinator came to an end with Tuesday’s announcement that he is taking the same job with the Titans. The Rams followed up the Titans’ announcement with one that explained how they’ll change their offensive coaching staff with LaFleur out of the picture. The Rams will promote offensive line [more]

Titans hiring Matt LaFleur as offensive coordinator

Titans coach Mike Vrabel now has his coordinators in place. According to Paul Kuharsky of PaulKuharsky.com, the Titans are expected to name Matt LaFleur as their offensive coordinator. The 38-year-old LaFleur spent last year as Sean McVay’s offensive coordinator with the Rams, though he did not call plays. He also interviewed for the Titans head [more]

Les Snead: Rams will “always keep room in the budget” for Aaron Donald

Getting a new contract done with star defensive tackle Aaron Donald is perhaps the single most important task of the offseason for Los Angeles Rams general manager Les Snead. Snead has called getting a deal done a “major priority” for the franchise this offseason. It would also be nice for the team to not have [more]

Rams hire Jedd Fisch as senior offensive assistant

The Rams have made an addition to their offensive coaching staff. The team announced on Wednesday that Jedd Fisch — Jedd Fisch, not Jeff Fisher — is joining the team as a senior offensive assistant. Fisch’s name previously came up in conjunction with the Falcons’ search for a quarterbacks coach, but they opted to hire [more]

Jared Goff is going to the Pro Bowl

There wasn’t any need to wait to see if the Eagles advanced to the Super Bowl before replacing quarterback Carson Wentz on the NFC Pro Bowl roster because Wentz’ torn ACL means he wouldn’t play regardless of what happened in the NFC Championship Game. The league did wait before naming a replacement, however. It will [more]

Jaguars go from run of top-five picks to 29th

The Jaguars are going to have to scout differently this year. With yesterday’s loss to the Patriots, the Jaguars will pick 29th in the 2018 NFL Draft, the lowest they’ve picked in the first round since 2000, when they burned the 29th pick on R. Jay Soward. But the draft status also shows how far [more]

Titans interviewing Matt LaFleur today

With a coaching search delayed by an unexpected playoff win (and the resulting temporary lack of a vacancy) and then a blizzard, the Titans are a little behind on the process. But they’re catching up as much as they can before Sunday’s conference championship games. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, the Titans are interviewing [more]

Connor Barwin hopes to return to Rams

Linebacker Connor Barwin signed with the Rams as a free agent last March, which gave him a chance to take part in one of the bigger turnarounds in the NFL this year. Barwin would like to help the Rams keep their newfound perch at the top of the NFC West. Barwin is set for free [more]

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