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Rams match Lions’ offer for Malcolm Brown

Malcolm Brown will remain in Los Angeles. The Rams are matching the offer sheet the Lions gave Brown, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports. It’s a two-year, $3.25 million deal for Brown, who gets a $100,000 signing bonus and $1 million guaranteed. He’ll serve as Todd Gurley‘s backup, and C.J. Anderson apparently won’t have a [more]

Still unsigned, C.J. Anderson feels disrespected

When Rams running back Todd Gurley got hurt late last season, C.J. Anderson came in off the street, and the Rams’ offense didn’t miss a beat with Anderson replacing Gurley. So now that Anderson is a free agent, is he a hot commodity? Nope. Anderson was asked by a fan on Twitter where he’s going [more]

Rams linebacker Samson Ebukam had knee surgery

The Rams have added some parts to their defense this offseason, but they’ll be without part of it until training camp. According to Gary Klein of the Los Angeles Times, linebacker Samson Ebukam underwent minor knee surgery (which means it wasn’t on Klein’s knee) after the season. While Ebukam is expected to be ready for [more]

Competition Committee blows it; will ownership get it right?

Only the NFL could react to a controversy that calls into question the legitimacy of a Super Bowl participant by implementing a fix that wouldn’t have avoided the controversy. That’s what the Competition Committee has done, by recommending an expansion of replay to “include all fouls for pass interference, roughing the passer, and unnecessary contact [more]

Blake Bortles wants opportunity to start again

Blake Bortles started 73 of a possible 80 games with the Jaguars, but he never proved he was a franchise quarterback. So Bortles now is a backup in hopes of getting a starting job again one day. “I want to get an opportunity to start in this league and I think in order to do [more]

Clay Matthews expects his position “to be fluid”

The Rams have added linebacker Clay Matthews. Most assume that he’ll be playing outside linebacker exclusively. That apparently won’t be the case. “Early in my career, I was predominately an edge rusher and have had success doing that,” Matthews said at his introductory press conference. “Then you saw, kind of in the middle of my [more]

Clay Matthews: Rams are “a perfect fit” for me

Clay Matthews is happy to be home. The veteran linebacker grew up in Southern California and played his college ball at USC, so he had the Rams on his mind once it became clear that he wouldn’t be returning to the Packers for an 11th season. At a Thursday press conference, Matthews said that the [more]

Sean McVay on charges against get-back coach: Some gray exists

Rams director of strength training and performance Ted Rath was arrested on Jan. 15 on charges of sexual battery. The Rams placed Rath, who doubles as the team’s get-back coach, on a leave of absence. They have not fired him. “There is some gray that exists,” Rams coach Sean McVay said Thursday, via Greg Beacham [more]

Rams, Cowboys set for August 17 preseason game in Hawaii

There was a report earlier this month that the Rams and Cowboys were in talks to play a preseason game in Hawaii this summer and no issues came up to spoil the idea. The Rams and Cowboys announced on Thursday that they will meet on August 17 at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu. It will be [more]

Report: Expanded replay could be only for flags thrown

The Competition Committee continues to discuss expanding replay on the heels of the owners’ annual spring meetings next week. It has discussed several ideas and proposals. As of their discussions Wednesday, the Competition Committee appeared to be leaning toward making pass interference and some personal fouls subject to review but only in cases in which [more]

Cooper Kupp “where I’m supposed to be” in ACL rehab

Wide receiver Cooper Kupp had a huge role in the Rams offense over the first half of the 2018 season, but he wasn’t around for the back side of the team’s run to Super Bowl LIII. Kupp tore his ACL in Week 10, which forced the team to make adjustments to their offense and put [more]

Safety Maurice Alexander visiting Bills

Free agent safety Maurice Alexander has a visit scheduled with the Buffalo Bills, according to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network. The five-year veteran spent last season with the Seattle Seahawks. Alexander appeared in just nine games and was exclusively a contributor on special teams, where he recorded all 10 of his tackles last season [more]

Clay Matthews agrees to two-year deal with Rams

Linebacker Clay Matthews already has changed his profile picture on Twitter, showing him in a Rams uniform with the familiar No. 52. Matthews reached agreement on a two-year deal with the Rams, via multiple reports. Matthews, a USC product, lives near the Rams’ training facility. The Packers’ signings of free agent linebackers Preston Smith and [more]

Vikings interested in Mannion as Siemian meets with Jets

The Vikings are in need of a No. 2 quarterback behind Kirk Cousins. Mike Garafolo of NFL Media reports that the Vikings have interest in Sean Mannion with their backup from last season, Trevor Siemian, scheduled to meet with the Jets on Wednesday. Mannion is an unrestricted free agent and won’t return to the Rams, [more]

Report: Nothing imminent on Robert Quinn front

Dolphins defensive end Robert Quinn has ended his visit to the Cowboys, and nothing appears imminent with any team. Mike Garafolo of NFL Media said it could “take a few days or more to settle.” The Cowboys and Saints both are interested in acquiring a pass rusher the Dolphins are trying to trade. Miami is [more]

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