What a lovely July morning. Wait ... it's only May. Ugh. Not only has the heat started a little earlier than my liking, football is about to enter the doldrums. Not to worry, TST is here to keep you warm, or cool, as the case may be. And what's the latest in the world of the St. Louis Rams? Let's review.
Which St. Louis Rams defensive backs were the most productive pass rushers? AND MORE!
2011 Pass Rushing Productivity: Defensive Backs - Quarterbacks opposing the St. Louis Rams could be seeing defensive backs up close and personal this year. Pro Football Focus looked at the pass rushing productivity of the NFL's defensive backs, and there are some familiar names on the list. Cortland Finnegan, Darian Stewart and Quintin Mikell were all up there in terms of frequency and efficiency.
After breakout 2011 season, Chris Long still striving to get better - Chris Long has gotten better in each of his four NFL seasons, culminating with a 13-sack performance in 2011. So what does he have planned for an encore this year?
Is Matt Barkley the favorite to go No.1 in 2013? - Not that it really matters for the St. Louis Rams, but it is an interesting read since we've been talking about the 2013 draft already.
NFP Sunday Blitz - Rams UDFA Sammy Brown - The Rams may have found a diamond in the rough with undrafted free agent linebacker Sammy Brown. He has the motor and a college track record for getting to the quarterback, but he struggles with "diagnosing and shedding." The University of Houston will be an interesting player to watch with the Rams through training camp.
Tanier’s Team Reports: The St. Louis Rams, via ‘The Gregg Williams Replacements’ - What if the players and coaches themselves gave you an offseason report card? It would probably sound like a bunch of talking points that you already knew. Not in this case, not from the imagination of the guys over at Shutdown Corner.