1. Rams Preseason Becoming Costly As Injuries Mount

    First came a seemingly mild ankle injury to fullback Mike Karney, but since then, the best receiver for the St. Louis Rams is laid up for the entire preseason and a safety is done for the year...

    Ron Clements Written by Ron Clements about almost 5 years ago 337 reads 6 comments

  2. Why Ted Thompson Needs to Be Fired as GM of the Green Bay Packers

    Reports are circulating that the Green Bay Packers and their general manager Ted Thompson are interested in signing maligned quarterback Michael Vick...

    Ron Clements Written by Ron Clements about almost 5 years ago 2,118 reads 163 comments

  3. Business As Usual As St. Louis Rams Prepare for First Scrimmage

    The St. Louis Rams had a largely uneventful practice Thursday morning at Rams Park, but that doesn't mean there weren't a few things to take notice of...

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  4. Rams Camp Notebook, Aug. 4: Quarterbacks, Special Teams, Sirens, and WWE

    The St. Louis Rams had four straight mornings of full-contact drills, so Tuesday afternoon, head coach Steve Spagnuolo decided to take it easy on the team...

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  5. Jason Smith Now Just Another St. Louis Rams Rookie

    He's got a brand new contract that will pay him $62 million over the next six years. He's got the charisma and media savvy of a seasoned veteran...

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  6. Spagnuolo Pleased With First Full Day of Rams Camp

    Now that day one of camp is in the books, St. Louis Rams head coach Steve Spagnuolo likes what he's seen. "They gave a good effort," Spagnuolo said Friday at Rams Park in Earth City following the team's first official day of training camp...

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  7. East Carolina's Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium Is the Gem of C-USA Venues

    Rising above the flat terrain of Greenville, NC, there is a building that dominates the skyline. It is easily the largest structure in the city of 100,000 and is owned by one of the city's largest employers...

    Ron Clements Written by Ron Clements about 5 years ago 6,766 reads 9 comments

  8. St. Louis Rams' Need for a Return Man Cannot Be Overlooked

    Special teams is one of the most overlooked, and undervalued aspects of football. That is, until the kicker misses a crucial field goal, a punt goes awry, or your team allows a 97-yard kickoff return for a touchdown...

    Ron Clements Written by Ron Clements about 5 years ago 416 reads 2 comments

  9. St. Louis Rams Schedule Full Of Obstacles

    The schedule makers didn't do the St. Louis Rams any favors. The Rams go coast to coast in the first two weeks before a home opener that could have more fans of the visiting team than the home club...

    Ron Clements Written by Ron Clements about 5 years ago 414 reads 4 comments

  10. Rams Add Needed Experience to Receiving Corps

    While it appeared the biggest weakness the St. Louis Rams would have heading into next week's training camp would be wide receiver, the team made a move Wednesday that provides invaluable experience to the position...

    Ron Clements Written by Ron Clements about 5 years ago 156 reads 2 comments

  11. Sometimes less is more

    The St. Louis Cardinals need to think more about just the bottom line, and consider the feelings of their fellow human beings. Apparently dealing with a basketcase like Khalil Greene hasn't taught the Cardinals how to deal with people...

    Ron Clements Written by Ron Clements about 5 years ago 121 reads 0 comments

  12. A Simple and Plausible College Football Playoff System

    Some people overthink things, and that's exactly why we don't have a playoff in college football. The demand is there, but stubborn thinking is the road block...

    Ron Clements Written by Ron Clements about 5 years ago 407 reads 24 comments

  13. A Brett Favre Comeback Would Taint His Legacy

    Brett Favre proved he still had it in him. He made his point, and now it's time to hang it up for good.The longer Favre waffles about a possible return to the NFL with the Minnesota Vikings, the more his legacy will be tarnished...

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  14. NBA Playoffs May Be Exciting, But Association Still Sucks

    While it's without question that Kobe Bryant, LeBron James, Dwight Howard, and Carmelo Anthony have done a phenomenal job in getting their teams to their respective conference finals, I still hate the NBA...

    Ron Clements Written by Ron Clements about 5 years ago 84 reads 0 comments

  15. If Brett Favre Wants To Keep His Legacy Intact, He Should Remain Retired

    Brett Favre proved he still had it in him. He made his point, and now it's time to hang it up for good. The longer Favre waffles about a possible return to the NFL with the Minnesota Vikings, the more his legacy will be tarnished...

    Ron Clements Written by Ron Clements about 5 years ago 238 reads 0 comments

  16. NBA Playoffs May Be Exciting, but the Association Still Sucks

    While it's without question that Kobe Bryant, LeBron James, Dwight Howard, and Carmelo Anthony have done a phenomenal job in getting their teams to their respective conference finals, I still hate the NBA...

    Ron Clements Written by Ron Clements about 5 years ago 460 reads 7 comments

  17. A Fake Interview With St. Louis Ram Richie Incognito

    Richie Incognito is far from an introvert. The St. Louis Rams guard has not exactly endeared himself to St. Louis fans since being drafted in the third round of the 2005 NFL Draft...

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  18. Coach "Spags" Gives St. Louis Rams New Look

    Steve Spagnuolo is not Mike Martz. If the former New York Giants defensive coordinator revives a St. Louis franchise that had just five wins over the last two seasons, it will not be with the same razzle-dazzle the Rams had under Martz...

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  19. The Rams Beef Up Their Line, But Glaring Weaknesses Still Exist

    Two years ago the St. Louis Rams released fullback Madison Hedgecock. While Hedgecock went on to win a Super Bowl with the New York Giants, the Rams missed the fullback as the running game suffered, and the team floundered to a three-win season...

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  20. St. Louis Rams Will Be Improved, But Don't Start Buying Playoff Tickets Just Yet

    Marc Bulger has a new coach, a revamped offensive line, and some newfound optimism. Following two seasons in which he was beaten up by both opposing defenders and media outlets, Bulger thinks ...

    Ron Clements Written by Ron Clements about 5 years ago 544 reads 5 comments