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Rams won’t play Darrell Henderson in preseason

After the Rams lost Cam Akers for the season to a torn Achilles, head coach Sean McVay said that the team would evaluate their other backs and would not immediately move to sign a veteran free agent to fill out the group. For one of the backs on hand, that evaluation process won’t include preseason [more]

Rams have discussed adding weight with Tutu Atwell

When Tutu Atwell was in the pre-draft process, one of the biggest questions surrounding the receiver was his weight. As the receiver begins his fist training camp, it’s still a topic of conversation. Atwell is technically listed at 165 pounds on the Rams’ roster. But he’s apparently not close to that, telling reporters on Sunday [more]

Matthew Stafford on Cam Akers injury: “It’s next man up”

The high expectations for the L.A. Rams became tempered last week by the season-ending injury suffered by one of the most promising young running backs in the league, Cam Akers. As quarterback Matthew Stafford arrived for his first training camp with any team other than the Lions, Stafford addressed the impact of the absence of [more]

Rams agree to terms with Ernest Jones

With rookies about to report to training camp, the Rams have taken care of one piece of business. Third-round linebacker Ernest Jones has agreed to terms on his standard rookie deal, per NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport. Jones was an inside linebacker at South Carolina, where he played 26 career games. He recorded 10.5 tackles for [more]

Eric Dickerson wants Rams to bring back Todd Gurley

Hall of Fame running back Eric Dickerson has had plenty of influence over the Rams in the past. He’s currently looking to exercise a little more influence now. Dickerson wants the Rams to re-sign running back Todd Gurley, given the season-ending injury suffered by Cam Akers. “That’s a no-brainer,” Dickerson told TMZ.com regarding the possibility [more]

49ers claim Nsimba Webster off waivers from Rams

The 49ers claimed receiver/return specialist Nsimba Webster off waivers from the Rams on Wednesday, NFL reporter Aaron Wilson reports. Webster, 25, will compete with Richie James, Brandon Aiyuk and Travis Benjamin, among others, for a return job. In 21 games over two seasons with the Rams, Webster averaged 6.3 yards on 32 punt returns and [more]

Cam Akers: I’ll be back better than ever in no time

The Rams and Cam Akers were dealt a serious blow this week, as the second-year running back tore his Achilles while training for the upcoming season. But Akers is apparently keeping a positive attitude for the long recovery process ahead of him. “I just want to thank any and every person sending prayers my way [more]

Sean McVay: Rams want young running backs to have first opportunity to replace Cam Akers

Several big-name, veteran running backs remain on the market. (They also remain on the market for a reason or reasons.) The Rams, though, aren’t looking that direction, at least not yet, after losing Cam Akers to a torn Achilles. The Rams will give Darrell Henderson, Xavier Jones, Jake Funk, Raymond Calais and Otis Anderson the [more]

Report: Rams have no immediate plans to pursue free-agent RB

Though the Rams have lost second-year running back Cam Akers for the season after he suffered a torn Achilles, they won’t look at external options right away. That’s according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, who reported Tuesday that the Rams “don’t have any immediate plans to pursue a free-agent running back.” According to Schefter, the Rams [more]

Cam Akers injury creates a real challenge for Sean McVay and the Rams

Last year, the Rams shifted from the workhorse-tailback model to the San Francisco revolving-door approach. As the season progressed, then-rookie Cam Akers showed signs that he’s ready to become the new L.A. workhorse. All indications leading up to training camp supported that idea, with coach Sean McVay repeatedly praising Akers. Given the upgrade at quarterback, [more]

Rams’ Cam Akers suffers torn Achilles

Just before the start of training camp, the Rams have suddenly lost a high-profile player. Rams running back Cam Akers suffered a torn Achilles, according to Tom Pelissero of NFL Network. That is almost always a season-ending injury, so it’s highly unlikely we’ll see Akers on the field again before 2022. As a 21-year-old rookie [more]

Ryan Fitzpatrick: This is the best situation I’ve ever had as ‘the guy’

Ryan Fitzpatrick has started 146 career games, and he has played for eight teams. The quarterback this season is the unquestioned starter for his ninth team, and Fitzpatrick rates Washington as the best opportunity he has had in his now 17-year career. “This is the best situation I’ve ever been in or the best situation [more]

21 NFL teams will hold joint practices in August

The NFL released the entire schedule of joint practices, and 21 teams will have at least one practice with another team. Only Washington, the Lions, Saints, Seahawks, Cardinals, Chiefs, Texans, Jaguars, Bengals, Steelers and Bills will not work with another team. Seven teams — the Eagles, Giants, Dolphins, Patriots, Jets, Panthers and Rams — each [more]

49ers’ Jimmie Ward: Matt Stafford is the same QB who was in Detroit and didn’t make the playoffs

The Rams have been a trendy Super Bowl pick since trading for quarterback Matthew Stafford, but 49ers safety Jimmie Ward will believe it when he sees it. Ward questioned whether Stafford is really an upgrade over Jared Goff, given the two quarterbacks’ playoff records. “I like Stafford, but they still will have the same players [more]

Jalen Ramsey directs ire at Dave Caldwell for meeting that led to Jaguars trade request

The end of Jalen Ramsey‘s tenure in Jacksonville was fairly well chronicled at the time of his departure from the team n 2019. A meeting with Jaguars’ brass irked Ramsey to the point of a trade demand that led to him being dealt to the Los Angeles Rams in October of that year. Ramsey said [more]

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