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Former Rams running back Jim Bertelsen dies at 71

Former Rams running back Jim Bertelsen died this week at the age of 71, the University of Texas announced. Bertelsen, a member of the Texas Hall of Honor, entered the NFL as a second-round choice of the Rams in 1972 after an illustrious career with the Longhorns. He spent five seasons in the NFL, all [more]

Rams claim John Daka off waivers

The Rams have added some depth to their defensive line, claiming John Daka off waivers from the Jets. Daka entered the league as an undrafted free agent with the Ravens last year out of James Madison University. Baltimore waived him during roster cuts in August. He then signed a futures deal with the Jets in [more]

Marcus Peters: Rams getting rid of me, trading for Jalen Ramsey was disrespectful

The Rams traded cornerback Marcus Peters to the Ravens in the middle of the 2019 season, and Peters still has a problem with how that all went down. On the same day the Rams traded Peters, they traded for cornerback Jalen Ramsey, and Peters says he considers it a slap in the face that the [more]

Alfredo Gutierrez allocated to 49ers, Max Pircher allocated to Rams

The NFL announced allocations of players to NFC West teams as part of the International Player Pathway Program on Tuesday. Under the program, players from outside the United States get a chance to develop their skills with NFL teams that have roster exemptions for them through the end of training camp. During the season, teams [more]

Free agent signings no longer count in compensatory pick formula

When the Ravens brought in tackle Alejandro Villanueva for a visit last month, word from Baltimore reporters was that the team was not expected to make a move until after the draft. Compensatory draft picks were central to that approach. The Ravens and other teams have prized the picks doled out to teams who see [more]

21 fifth-year options picked up for 2018 first-round picks

The deadline for NFL teams to exercise their fifth-year contract options on 2018 first-round picks passed on Monday afternoon and 21 players had those options picked up. Panthers quarterback Sam Darnold is part of that group. Carolina traded for Darnold last month and announced their decision on his option after the draft. That total is [more]

Brad Holmes: Dan Campbell, Anthony Lynn will have the right system for Jared Goff

When the Lions chose to trade quarterback Matthew Stafford to the Rams, one key piece of the deal was acquiring quarterback Jared Goff. Detroit General Manager Brad Holmes was Los Angeles’ director of college scouting when Goff was taken at No. 1 overall, so he’s as familiar as anyone in the league with the 26-year-old [more]

Major protest of Glazer family delays match between Manchester United, Liverpool

The failed Super League continues to resonate for English soccer fans, especially for the fans of teams that tried to break from the Premier League. Two of those teams are owned by NFL owners, and fans want those NFL owners out. It boiled over in a big way on Sunday, when a major protest against [more]

Rams agree to terms with nine undrafted free agents

Though they didn’t have a first-round pick, the Rams selected nine players in the 2021 draft. Los Angeles then brought in nine more rookies as undrafted free agents. The club announced it had agreed to terms with the nine players, including another pair of wide receivers. Jeremiah Haydel caught 96 passes for 1,141 yards with [more]

Rams bring in a tight end, selecting Jacob Harris in fourth round

After drafting three consecutive defensive players, the Rams have taken a developmental receiving prospect late in the fourth round. Los Angeles selected tight end Jacob Harris at No. 141 overall. Harris caught 30 passes for 539 yards with eight touchdowns in 2020. A former soccer player, Harris checked in at 6-foot-5 and 219 pounds during [more]

Rams draft picks 2021: All of Los Angeles’ selections, NFL draft results, team order

After beating the Seahawks in a 2020 Wild Card matchup, the Rams were knocked out of contention by the Packers in the Divisional Round. Two years removed from a Super Bowl appearance, head coach Sean McVay still holds a strong roster with a few gaps that can be addressed with the Rams’ six picks in the [more]

Rams make first selection of 2021 draft with Tutu Atwell

The Rams have made their first pick of the draft and they apparently had a need for speed. Los Angeles selected wide receiver Tutu Atwell out of Louisville at No. 57 overall. Atwell gives the club another receiving option for new quarterback Matthew Stafford. Robert Woods and Cooper Kupp should remain the team’s top to [more]

Les Snead tests positive for COVID-19, will draft from home

Rams General Manager Les Snead will have to conduct a second consecutive draft from home. Snead told reporters on Thursday night that he has tested positive for COVID-19 and as such will be unable to make picks from the Rams’ branded Malibu draft house. Snead was between his first and second doses of vaccine, noting [more]

Report: 49ers offered No. 3 overall pick, plus more, for Aaron Rodgers

Hoooo-boy. You want a juicy rumor? You’re getting one. It’s believed that the 49ers offered the No. 3 overall pick, quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo, other players, plus draft picks to the Green Bay Packers for quarterback Aaron Rodgers. Bill Michaels started the fire, attributing the report to Paul Allen of KFAN, with confirmation from others. As [more]

Sean McVay: Despite recent injuries, we’re confident in DeSean Jackson’s ability

Rams head coach Sean McVay and wide receiver DeSean Jackson have history. The two were together in Washington from 2014-2016, and in two of those three years Jackson led the league in yards per reception. McVay has since been with the Rams since 2017, and Jackson went to Tampa Bay for a couple of seasons [more]

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