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Could the Rams Super Bowl window already be closing?

An aging OL and poor QB play may sink 2018, but the Rams might have bigger problems in the not too distant future With a flurry of acquisitions this spring, the Los Angeles Rams firmly pushed all of their chips to the center of the table for Super Bowl 53. They weren’t shy about it either, relishing in the media attention that it brought the team. Nine months later and the 2018 Rams are at a crossroads that their 11-3 record fails to portray. The combination of consecutive losses, injuries, and poor play by key players has us rightfully questioning the Rams viability as a legitimate Super...

ClutchPoints

Rams waive WR Pharoh Cooper

The Los Angeles Rams have waived wide receiver Pharoh Cooper, according to Myles Simmons of the Rams’ official team website. Known for his kick-return skills, Cooper suffered an ankle injury in the Rams’ Week 1 victory over the Oakland Raiders. He would undergo surgery and miss most of the year, finally returning to the field […] The post Rams waive WR Pharoh Cooper appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Rams sign RB C.J. Anderson

The Rams are going to bolster their RB group after Todd Gurley and Justin Davis sustained injuries With RB’s Todd Gurley and Justin Davis sustaining injuries on Sunday Night Football, the Los Angeles Rams bolstered their running back room by signing free agent C.J. Anderson: Discussed with @TomPelissero on @nflnetwork earlier whether the #Rams would bring in a veteran behind Todd Gurley and, sure enough, they’re signing RB C.J. Anderson, source says. Anderson was available after a brief stint in Oakland. Gurley is dealing with knee inflammation.— Mike Garafolo (@MikeGarafolo)...

Ramblin' Fan

3 reasons Sean McVay is facing heavy pressure to get Rams back on track

Here are three reasons why Sean McVay is facing more pressure than ever to get the Los Angeles Rams back on track before it’s too late. When looking at the favorable matchup they had to work with against the Philadelphia Eagles with all of the injuries the defending champions were dealing with, the Los Angeles […] 3 reasons Sean McVay is facing heavy pressure to get Rams back on track - Ramblin Fan - Ramblin Fan - A Los Angeles Rams Site (formerly St. Louis Rams Fan) - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

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TRANSCRIPT: McVay, December 17 press conference

Here’s what McVay had to say today after the Rams dropped a second consecutive Sunday Night Football contest. Los Angeles Rams HC Sean McVay (Opening statement) “From an injury standpoint yesterday, (RB) Todd’s (Gurley II) knee had some inflammation, but we think he’s going to be okay, day-to-day. Then, (RB) Justin Davis got his shoulder. He’ll be day-to-day and we’ll see if he’s available for the game this week.” (On if there is anything that is leading to the recent decreased production on first down) ”I think the (Chicago) Bears was a different type of game. Yesterday,...

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Week 15 perspective recap

Hello, adversity. Los Angeles Rams 23, Philadelphia Eagles 30. Comfort 0, narrative onslaught 1. Injuries The Rams picked up two notable ones at one position, one looming quite obviously over the other. Reserve RB Justin Davis picked up a shoulder injury which, along with backup RB Malcolm Brown being out for the remainder of the season with a clavicle injury, left rookie reserve RB John Kelly as the only option to backup RB Todd Gurley... ...who got injured himself. Gurley picked up a knee injury that altered the gameplan per Head Coach Sean McVay and altered it significantly: Yeah, a lot....

ClutchPoints

Rams news: Todd Gurley questionable to return in Eagles game with knee injury

Los Angeles Rams star running back Todd Gurley is deemed questionable to return to the game against the Philadelphia Eagles due to a knee injury, according to the Rams’ official Twitter account. Injury Update: Todd Gurley is questionable to return with a knee injury. — Los Angeles Rams (@RamsNFL) December 17, 2018 More details to […] The post Rams news: Todd Gurley questionable to return in Eagles game with knee injury appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Ramblin' Fan

Los Angeles Rams need to be cautious with Todd Gurley after knee injury scare

For the sake of their playoff hopes, the Los Angeles Rams better hope the knee injury Todd Gurley was dealing with during Sunday’s contest against the Philadelphia Eagles ends up being minor. Despite being one of the top teams in the NFL heading into Sunday’s contest against the Philadelphia Eagles, the Los Angeles Rams knew […] Los Angeles Rams need to be cautious with Todd Gurley after knee injury scare - Ramblin Fan - Ramblin Fan - A Los Angeles Rams Site (formerly St. Louis Rams Fan) - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

Ramblin' Fan

Rams a team struggling to live up to their own expectations

With a 30-23 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles to close out Week 15, the Los Angeles Rams are a team not living up to their own expectations. The Los Angeles Rams lost their second straight game when they yakked one up to the injury riddled Philadelphia Eagles 30-23, in a game that had them a double-digit […] Rams a team struggling to live up to their own expectations - Ramblin Fan - Ramblin Fan - A Los Angeles Rams Site (formerly St. Louis Rams Fan) - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

OC Register

Todd Gurley’s injury derails Rams running plans in Eagles loss

The Rams' best offensive weapon was partially disabled by a knee problem Sunday night, and they were hurting without him in the game.

Niner Nation

Eagles-Rams closes out the day with Sunday Night Football

We’re back to close out today with Week 15 Sunday Night Football. The Los Angeles Rams host the Philadelphia Eagles at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, with kickoff set for 5:20 p.m. PT on NBC. Al Michaels and Cris Collinsworth are calling the game from the booth, and Michele Tafoya is handling sideline duties. The Rams have locked up the NFC West, while the Eagles are on the periphery of the wild card race. The Rams are a 13-point favorite, according to sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark. The line opened with the Rams as 8.5-point favorites, but Carson Wentz’s back injury has sent...

Bleeding Green Nation

Eagles v. Rams: 15 winners, losers, and I dunnos

GUESS WHICH GROUP THE EAGLES ARE IN (somehow) Winners The Philadelphia Eagles Here is a story in three tweets If Foles plays and we beat the Rams I swear I will never log on to this website ever again. The takes would be astronomical. https://t.co/WCzgEFEkw9— Benjamin Solak (@BenjaminSolak) December 12, 2018 “...and by the Week 15 game against the Rams, they’ll be sending out hype photos with Josh Adams bc Carson Wentz is out with injury.”“Yeah, right.” https://t.co/dYAHcHJFKT— Benjamin Solak (@BenjaminSolak) December 16, 2018 this is the dumbest season ever I am...

Silver And Black Pride

Sunday Night Football open thread: Eagles vs. Rams

There’s one more game tonight, and it’s a battle between the defending Super Bowl Champion Eagles and the host team, the NFC West winners, the Los Angeles Rams. The Rams are fresh off a demoralizing loss to the Bears where their offense couldn’t get snything going all night, while the Eagles also had a terrible overtime loss to the Cowboys where they couldn’t contain Amari Cooper. Carson Wentz suffered a back injury and his availability the remainder of the season is in doubt. If the Eagles couldn’t contain Cooper, they’re going to have a rough time time tonight against the...

Inside the Iggles

5 Philadelphia Eagles who MUST step up versus Los Angeles Rams

Thanks to injuries, the Philadelphia Eagles will need all hands on deck for a win versus the Rams. That means both unknowns and veterans need to step up. It’s almost unconscionable to think that anyone would have figured that this many important players and starters would have ended up on the Philadelphia Eagles‘ IR when […] 5 Philadelphia Eagles who MUST step up versus Los Angeles Rams - Inside the Iggles - Inside the Iggles - A Philadelphia Eagles Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

Bleeding Green Nation

Eagles vs. Rams game watching guide

Everything you need to know about Philadelphia’s Week 15 matchup. Oh, that’s right, the Philadelphia Eagles are playing a football game this week. It’s easy to forget about that given all the rightful focus on Carson Wentz and his injury situation. But today’s not about the Eagles’ long-term outlook. Rather, it’s about their Week 15 matchup against the Los Angeles Rams on Sunday Night Football. This game was supposed to be an epic rematch of last year’s battle between two NFC heavyweights. Instead, it’s a battle between one team that’s still among the NFC elite and...

Bleeding Green Nation

Eagles fans among least confident in the NFL heading into Week 15

FanPulse update. Welcome to SB Nation FanPulse, a survey of fans across the NFL powered by SurveyMonkey. Each week, we send 32 polls to 100+ plugged in fans from each team. Eagles fans, sign up HERE to join FanPulse. Heading into their Week 15 matchup against the Los Angeles Rams, the Philadelphia Eagles have some of the least confident fans in the entire league. SB Nation’s latest FanPulse results show that the Eagles only have a 18% fan confidence rating. That figure was polled prior to this week’s Carson Wentz injury news, so it’s probably even lower than 18% right now. Here’s a...

SportsDay

Eagles QB Carson Wentz (back) ruled out for showdown vs. Rams

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Carson Wentz's back injury will sideline him for Sunday's game at the Los Angeles Rams.With the Eagles' No. 1 quarterback out, Nick Foles gets another opportunity to rescue the team he led to a Super Bowl victory last season.The Eagles moved Wentz from doubtful to out on the injury list Saturday.Eagles coach Doug Pederson said Friday that Wentz does not require surgery for a stress fracture in his back and the injury could take up to three months to heal. But Pederson wouldn't rule him out for the rest of this season. The Eagles (6-7) are still in the chase for a playoff...

ClutchPoints

Lions QB Matthew Stafford planning on playing through back injury

Throughout his NFL career, Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford has played through numerous injuries, which become a part of his strong reputation. This has once again been the case as Stafford is currently dealing with a back injury that he suffered back on Dec. 2 against the Los Angeles Rams. Despite it continuing to be […] The post Lions QB Matthew Stafford planning on playing through back injury appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz ruled out against Rams

The Philadelphia Eagles have been put into another tough situation with star quarterback Carson Wentz dealing with another major injury as he’s working through a back fracture. This had put into question his availability for the rest of the season given the type of injury suffered. The Eagles officially made that decision on Saturday morning […] The post Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz ruled out against Rams appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Bleeding Green Nation

Carson Wentz update: Eagles quarterback officially ruled out for Rams game

Shocker. The Philadelphia Eagles made a change to their injury report on Saturday morning: Carson Wentz is now officially OUT for Sunday’s game against the Los Angeles Rams. Wentz was originally ruled “doubtful” on Friday’s final injury report despite the fact Doug Pederson said he was going to be ruled “questionable.” Of course, Wentz being questionable would’ve never made sense since he’s dealing with a stress fracture in his back that could take up to “three months”, according to Pederson, to recover. Wentz did not participate in practice this week. For some reason,...

Big Easy Mafia

Eagles' Wentz out for Sunday with stress fracture in back

PHILADELPHIA -- Carson Wentz's back injury will sideline him for Sunday's game at the Los Angeles Rams. With the Eagles' No. 1 quarterback out, Nick ...

ClutchPoints

Why the Eagles should be worried about Carson Wentz’s longevity

Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz is one of the most consistent players in the NFL; you can always count on him sustaining an injury at some point in the season. That point has finally arrived leading up to Week 15. Wentz is likely out for Sunday night’s primetime matchup against the Los Angeles Rams. It’s […] The post Why the Eagles should be worried about Carson Wentz’s longevity appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Rams-Eagles opponent scouting report

The injury-ravaged Philadelphia Eagles will show up battling for their playoff lives on Sunday. Last February, the Eagles’ Super Bowl victory over the New England Patriots was a triumphant breakthrough for long-suffering Eagles fans. In the wake of their historic playoff run behind unlikely backup-turned-starter Nick Foles, most pundits figured the Eagles would be among the NFC elite again this season, with starting quarterback Carson Wentz returning to form. Fast-forward to 2018, and the Eagles haven’t flown much. Their wings are fractured. Their backs are fractured, ACLs torn, knees...

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Eagles at Rams: Friday injury report

Everyone was back out on the field for Los Angeles on Friday. The same cannot be said for Philly. The Los Angeles Rams (11-2) will head into Week 15 with a healthy squad. The same cannot be said for their opponent, the Philadelphia Eagles (6-7). On Thursday, a few names popped up on the Rams’ injury report but, as usual, those were just guys the head coach felt needed some rest. And rest they did. But not on Friday, as everyone was back on the field in preparation for the Sunday nighter. The Eagles get the same size table for their injuries and boy did they max that bad...

Bleeding Green Nation

Eagles vs. Rams Final Injury Report: Carson Wentz doubtful, 4 players out, 3 questionable

Final injury update. The Philadelphia Eagles released their third and final official injury report on Friday in advance of their Week 15 game against the Los Angeles Rams. Carson Wentz, who missed the entire week of practice, has been ruled doubtful to play despite the fact Doug Pederson labeled him as “questionable” earlier in the day. Pederson said Wentz will travel with the team to Los Angeles. With Wentz likely out, it’ll be Super Bowl MVP Nick Foles starting for the Eagles on Sunday. Nate Sudfeld will be Foles’ backup. Four players have been ruled OUT: Jordan Hicks, Timmy...

Bleeding Green Nation

What Carson Wentz’s back injury means for the Eagles (plus a Rams preview)

BGN Radio Episode 27! The 2018 Philadelphia Eagles just keeps getting worse. As if losing to the Cowboys in Dallas wasn’t bad enough, now Carson Wentz is dealing with a back injury that could cause him to miss the rest of the season. There’s a lot of to unpack with this Wentz stuff. Is he an injury prone quarterback? Is the Eagles’ medical staff truly awful? John Stolnis and I got together to have some good conservation about these topics and more: Quick thoughts on the loss to the Cowboys and the botched opening call What to make of former players ripping the Eagles’ medical...

Bleeding Green Nation

Doug Pederson says Carson Wentz is questionable for Eagles vs. Rams game despite the fact his recovery could take three months

Plus, he talked about his confidence in the Eagles medical staff despite several players suffering setbacks this year. Coming off a terrible loss to the Cowboys on Sunday, Eagles head coach Doug Pederson only added to the misery on Wednesday, announcing that Carson Wentz would miss practice with back soreness. About 24 hours later, we learned that the quarterback actually has a fracture in his back, and Pederson confirmed the injury and noted he is questionable to play on Sunday. Pederson spoke to reporters Friday morning before practice, and was on the receiving end of a lot of questions...