The St. Louis Rams are preparing for another tough game this week, a home date with the Cincinnati Bengals. They may be playing the game without Sam Bradford and A.J. Feeley, turning instead to Kellen Clemens. It's been a tough season for the Rams, needless to say. How about a run around the links to get caught up on all that's news?
Bernie Bytes: Defending Sam Bradford - Bernie Miklasz blasts the Bradford is a bust talk. Some other quarterbacks who struggled in their second season, Steve Young, Troy Aikman, Terry Bradshaw and more. One bad year does not make you David Carr.
Bradford has setback with ankle - Surprise, Bradford's ankle is hurting again. He's back in a walking boot, and does not look like he'll start this week. Unless the coaches try another desperate attempt to stick him out there to save their own skin.
Throwbacks this week - The St. Louis Rams will honor Marshall Faulk for becoming the first Rams player who played the majority of his career in St. Louis to be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. And what better way to honor Faulk than wearing the 1999 throwback unis.
The Curious Case of Montee Ball - A good read about a prospect Wisconsin running back Montee Ball. Matt Waldman breaks the myth that Ball is merely a product of Wisconsin's first-rate offensive line.
Report: LaMichael James will declare for 2012 NFL Draft - A source told the Oregonian today that Oregon Ducks junior running back LaMichael James will forgo his senior season and enter the 2012 NFL Draft. The story hasn't been confirmed by James himself. If he does come out, James could be an intriguing prospect for the Rams to consider on the second day of the draft. Of course, if someone like Lamar Miller is still there when they pick in the second round...
NFL Reaches Lucrative Nine-Year Broadcast Rights Extension With CBS, FOX & NBC - The NFL agreed to nine-year extensions of their broadcast deals with CBS, FOX and NBC on Wednesday at the league owners meeting. The deal takes effect following the 2013 season and runs through 2022. It does come with a few changes that will impact your viewing.