Dick Vermeil thinks differently about Bradford's contract: Random Ramsdom, 8/3

Dick Vermeil thinks differently about Sam Bradford's contract.

It's another scorching hot day in the Midwest and the St. Louis Rams take the field twice today for practice. My hat's off to these guys. I can barely stand to be outside on this lovely 85 degree morning. Let's stay cool with some Random Ramsdom though, shall we?

Ramsdom2_medium

The last Rams coach to win a Super Bowl was at camp yesterday for an inspirational visit. Dick Vermeil is in town to promote his new win and stopped by to remind the boys in Golden Horns that it wasn't always 3-, 2- and 1-win seasons here. 

Speaking of Dickie V, he was not only impressed with QB Sam Bradford, he had an interesting take on the first round pick's six-year, $78 million contract:

I think if you give the money to the right kind of people, it doesn't change anything. It adds a sense of responsibility to meet that commitment that the organization has made to him.  

Danario Alexander was at Rams Park yesterday. He passed a physical given by the Rams, stay to watch practice then caught a flight for a visit with the Seattle Seahawks. You saw his hopeful tweet yesterday after the visit. 

Rams fan on the scene, @21bird, had some reports from practice yesterday. He had good things to say about Jerome Murphy's hitting, Justin King's coverage, Burton and Gibon's ability on display and more. Of particular interest was a nice rollout from Bradford to Fendi Onobun

This NFL.com report makes it sound as though Rodger Saffold has leapfrogged Jason Smith for the LT spot. I think that's a bit of a leap itself. Smith's recovering from a broken toe and has dealt with three notable injuries through his first season and second preseason in the league now. The Rams want to make sure they have an acceptable sub on the left side should Smith be out of action. Maybe. Maybe I'm just giving too much benefit of the doubt to Smith. 

In This Article

Topics
Teams
Players
X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join Turf Show Times

You must be a member of Turf Show Times to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Turf Show Times. You should read them.

Join Turf Show Times

You must be a member of Turf Show Times to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Turf Show Times. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_9341_tracker