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James Laurinaitis

James Laurinaitis - #55 - LB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 2"/ 250 lbs.
Birthday 12/03/1986
Birthplace Hamel, MN
College Ohio State
Years played 5
Drafted 2009, 2nd round, 3rd pick by Rams

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Tack FF Int
142 0 2

McDaniels bolsters Bradford's fantasy stock

Posted Aug. 03, 2011 @ 3:11 p.m. ET
With Josh McDaniels taking over as the Rams' new offensive coordinator, it's quite possible QB Sam Bradford's fantasy numbers could skyrocket in his second season in St. Louis.  

Report: QB Bulger decides to retire

Posted Aug. 03, 2011 @ 8:49 a.m. ET
ESPN's Adam Schefter reports that QB Marc Bulger has decided to retire.

Rams sign LB Poppinga

Posted Aug. 02, 2011 @ 7:04 p.m. ET
The Rams signed former Packers LB Brady Poppinga on Tuesday, according to multiple reports.

Report: Rams sign RB Norwood

Posted Aug. 02, 2011 @ 5:54 p.m. ET
The Rams found their complement to Steven Jackson, signing RB Jerious Norwood, to a one-year deal.

Lynch leads NFC West's fantasy sleeper pack

Posted Aug. 02, 2011 @ 4:43 p.m. ET
PFW takes a stab at identifying the NFC West's top fantasy sleepers in 2011, with Seattle RB Marshawn Lynch leading the way.  

Top 10 NFC West IDPs

Posted Aug. 02, 2011 @ 4:27 p.m. ET
With 49ers superstar LB Patrick Willis entrenched at the top of the list, Pro Football Weekly identifies the NFC West's top 10 fantasy defenders.  

Rams add former Colts DT Muir

Posted July 31, 2011 @ 6:24 p.m. ET
The Rams continued to beef up their defense, signing former Colts DT Daniel Muir to a one-year deal.

Rams thrilled with acquisition of Mikell

Posted July 31, 2011 @ 1:33 p.m. ET
Free-agent acquisition Quintin Mikell will fill the strong-safety spot in St. Louis.

Rams, first-round DE Quinn come to terms

Posted July 30, 2011 @ 6:22 p.m. ET
Rams DE Robert Quinn, the 14th overall pick in April's draft, came to terms on his rookie contract, according to PFW correspondent and St. Louis Post Dispatch writer Jim Thomas.

Rams add DT Bannan

Posted July 30, 2011 @ 4:07 p.m. ET
The Rams have signed DT Justin Bannan to a three-year contract, solidifying their defensive front.

Rams agree to one-year deal with Sims-Walker

Posted July 29, 2011 @ 9:58 p.m. ET
The Rams filled a big need by going out and getting a wide receiver, former Jaguars WR Mike Sims-Walker.

Rams to sign CB Harris, cut OG Bell

Posted July 29, 2011 @ 8:59 p.m. ET
The Rams will sign veteran CB Al Harris and release OG Jacob Bell, according to published reports.

Report: Rams agree to terms with LB Diles

Posted July 29, 2011 @ 4:21 p.m. ET
The Rams reportedly agreed to terms on a one-year deal with former Texans OLB Zac Diles.

Rams add Dahl to offensive line

Posted July 29, 2011 @ 3:24 p.m. ET
The Rams have agreed to a contract with OG Harvey Dahl, hoping to add some physicality to their offense.

Rams agree with WR Salas

Posted July 28, 2011 @ 12:46 p.m. ET
The Rams have agreed to terms with Hawaii WR Greg Salas, a fourth-round draft pick from Hawaii.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Sept. 08, 2012
St. Louis Rams middle linebacker James Laurinaitis, one of key pieces in new coach Jeff Fisher's rebuilding plan, has signed a five-year contract extension. The Rams announced the deal on their Twitter feed Saturday, saying the team was "thrilled to announce" the signing. When defensive end Chris Long got a multiyear extension on the first day of training camp, the team said Laurinaitis was also a priority.||||||| Laurinaitis, a second-round pick in 2009 out of Ohio State, has led the Rams in tackles all three of his seasons with double-digit totals every year. He's been durable, too, starting every game.
Posted July 30, 2012
Two days into training camp, Laurinaitis said he's paying zero attention to negotiations. Laurinaitis, who has led the team in tackles all three of his seasons, said Monday he'll let his play do the talking, and let his agent take care of such matters.||||||| Laurinaitis is entering the final year of a four-year, $5 million contract he signed after the Rams drafted him in the second round in 2008. He shed 10 pounds in the offseason, reporting at 242 pounds to better handle the pass defending duties in new coach Jeff Fisher's system.
Posted July 29, 2009
The Rams have signed second-round draft pick Laurinaitis, the All-America linebacker from Ohio State.||||||| Terms were not disclosed Wednesday. Laurinaitis, who had 375 tackles in college, was the 35th overall pick in the April draft.

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