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Rodger Saffold

Rodger Saffold - #76 - T

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 5"/ 314 lbs.
Birthday 06/06/1988
Birthplace Bedford, OH
College Indiana
Years played 4
Drafted 2010, 2nd round, 1st pick by Rams

Rams grab another target for Bradford at top of Round Four

Posted April 28, 2012 @ 2:02 p.m. ET
The Rams continued addressing their serious need at wide receiver with the fourth-round selection of Wake Forest WR Chris Givens.

Fantasy spin: Rams RB Isaiah Pead

Posted April 27, 2012 @ 9:39 p.m. ET
Isaiah Pead is a likely handcuff to Steven Jackson, and should fill a change-of-pace role for the Rams this season.

Rams get good return on second-round investments

Posted April 27, 2012 @ 8:55 p.m. ET
The Rams certainly didn't hurt themselves with what appear to be three very solid second-round picks in Brian Quick, CB Janoris Jenkins and RB Isaiah Pead.

Fantasy spin: Rams WR Brian Quick

Posted April 27, 2012 @ 7:37 p.m. ET
Brian Quick has the athletic ability to be a downfield threat as a rookie for the Rams.

More deals coming as NFL draft continues?

Posted April 27, 2012 @ 1:10 p.m. ET
The second round begins Friday night with St. Louis on the clock. Unless, of course, the Rams and the rest of the teams are still in a trading mood.

Rams bag monster run stuffer in Brockers

Posted April 26, 2012 @ 10:22 p.m. ET
With WR Justin Blackmon stolen away by Jacksonville, the Rams switched gears and traded down to take big-time run stuffer Michael Brockers.

Report: WR Simpson faces three-game suspension

Posted April 24, 2012 @ 9:34 a.m. ET
The NFL will suspend former Bengals WR Jerome Simpson for three games, ESPN's Adam Schefter reported.

Rams OT Smith agrees to major pay cut

Posted April 21, 2012 @ 6:41 p.m. ET
Rams OT Jason Smith has agreed to restructure his contract to give the team more salary-cap space. 

Rams feeling good about 1-2 punch at QB

Posted April 19, 2012 @ 7:39 p.m. ET
The Rams have more holes than most teams, but we hear they are very comfortable with Sam Bradford and Kellen Clemens at the all-important QB position.

Rams re-sign QB Clemens

Posted April 17, 2012 @ 5:37 p.m. ET
The Rams have reached a one-year deal with QB Kellen Clemens, according to PFW correspondent Jim Thomas of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Financial terms were not announced.

Never say never in the NFC West

Posted April 17, 2012 @ 1:06 p.m. ET
Could the high-flying Niners stumble while the down-and-out Rams rise up in the NFC West? PFW executive editor Dan Arkush won’t rule out those possibilities.

Report: Several teams contact Browns about No. 4 pick

Posted April 14, 2012 @ 2:58 a.m. ET
Several teams have contacted the Browns about their fourth overall pick in the draft, The (Cleveland) Plain Dealer reported Friday night.

Broncos, DT Bannan reach deal

Posted April 11, 2012 @ 12:53 p.m. ET
The Broncos have signed DL Justin Bannan, giving the team another body at a position of need. Terms and conditions of the deal were not announced.

Fisher finalizes coaching staff

Posted April 10, 2012 @ 2:33 p.m. ET
Rams head coach Jeff Fisher finalized his coaching staff today and named Dave McGinnis as assistant head coach.

Report: Bengals reach agreement with ex-Rams OG Bell

Posted April 06, 2012 @ 9:14 p.m. ET
Cincinnati has come to an agreement with ex-Rams free-agent OG Jacob Bell on a one-year contract, Pro Football Talk reports.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Sept. 17, 2012
Saffold will be out at least a month with a right knee injury.||||||| Coach Jeff Fisher said Saffold has a third-degree MCL sprain and other damage to the knee, but said it was not season-ending. Saffold was hurt advancing a fumble in the first quarter Sunday in the Rams' 31-28 victory over the Redskins. He was a surprise starter after being hospitalized with a neck strain in Detroit after the opener and listed as questionable prior to the game.
Posted Sept. 10, 2012
Saffold will start in Sunday's home opener against Washington.||||||| Saffold was a full participant Thursday and Friday, days after being hospitalized for several hours with what the team termed a significant neck strain. He was carted off the field in Detroit when he was injured in the opener.
Posted Sept. 09, 2012
Saffold has been carted off the field with an injury in the fourth quarter of Sunday's game against the Detroit Lions.||||||| Saffold crumpled awkwardly after disengaging from Lions safety John Wendling on a long St. Louis pass. The Rams scored a touchdown on the play to take a 20-13 lead with 9:45 remaining. Saffold remained down for several minutes, and some Rams players held hands and formed a prayer circle on their sideline. Saffold was eventually lifted onto the cart but did not appear to be moving much.
Posted Nov. 20, 2011
Saffold has been placed on injured reserve with a torn pectoral muscle.||||||| Saffold was a second round draft pick last year and was immediately plugged into the lineup at left tackle.
Posted Nov. 22, 2010
Saffold's injured left shoulder were negative, and he wa active for Sunday's game at Denver.||||||| Saffold aggravated an injury sustained earlier in the season on pass protecting late in Sunday's 34-17 loss to the Atlanta Falcons. Saffold said Monday the shoulder was very sore, but he anticipated that rehab would help keep him on the field. He was the first pick of the second round in this year's draft and has started every game at left tackle. Coach Steve Spagnuolo said Saffold was day to day.

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