Setting the Rams on the Path to Redemption: Grantland
There's still a lot of football to be played in 2013, but nobody has a more interesting offseason ahead than the St. Louis Rams. The 6-8 Rams have had a disappointing season, with quarterback Sam Bradford suffering a season-ending injury and top pick Tavon Austin struggling to gain a steady foothold in the offense, but they have much to look forward to in 2014.
Zac Stacy is becoming a regular on the weekly award polls, whether it be for Pepsi Next or Fed Ex. Another solid [133 yard] performance in Week 15 has garnered him some more deserved attention. Do your part…vote for him. In case you need a reminder.
Week 16 Honors Stock Watch: NFL.com
Chris Wesseling provides his weekly NFL Honors Award rankings, and there’s a familiar name amongst the bunch[es]. You’ll find not one, but two Rams’ players on Wesseling’s short list[s]. With only two weeks remaining in the regular season, there’s still plenty of time to climb to the top…or in one player’s case, to stay there.
NFL Division Power Rankings: CBS Sports
The Rams win over New Orleans in Week 15 means that by the end of the season, the NFC West's last place team could have wins over first place teams from three other divisions: The Saints, the Bears and the Colts. The Rams should probably petition Roger Goodell to geographically realign the divisions next season, because St. Louis seems to be able to beat almost anyone, except other teams in the NFC West
Rams’ WR Austin No Longer In Walking Boot: Yahoo! Sports
A 2014 NFL Mock Draft: Walter Football
Rams vs. Bucs; Spead, Analysis, & Predictions: Bleacher Report
A bit of Week 16 Random for ya…[via Wikipedia]
The term "Buccaneer" for pirates or privateers, is said to be derived from buccan. In the Caribbean, these seafarers would smoke fish, wild pigs and turtles to provision their ships.