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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

Missing coordinator far from only problem for Rams' defense

Posted April 06, 2012 @ 2:59 p.m. ET
A much bigger problem right now for the Rams' defense than the indefinite suspension of coordinator Gregg Williams is finding enough starters.

Rams add DE Hayes

Posted April 06, 2012 @ 1:59 p.m. ET
The Rams have agreed to a one-year deal with DE William Hayes, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Financial terms of the deal were not announced.

St. Louis Rams

Posted April 05, 2012 @ 4:27 p.m. ET
Here are the St. Louis Rams top three needs going into the draft, subject to any free-agent signings it may make before then.

NFC West draft needs

Posted April 05, 2012 @ 3:29 p.m. ET
Some close observers of the Rams believe the team covets Oklahoma State WR Justin Blackmon, as PFW examines the draft needs of the four NFC West teams.

Connecting the draft dots

Posted April 03, 2012 @ 2:14 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor Dan Arkush offers a creative, draft-related perspective on five of the biggest NFL moves so far this offseason.

Holt will officially retire with Rams

Posted April 02, 2012 @ 1:42 p.m. ET
WR Torry Holt will sign a one-day contract with the Rams so that he can officially retire as a member of the team. The official announcement will be made on Wednesday.

Rams sign LB Dunbar

Posted April 02, 2012 @ 1:32 p.m. ET
LB Jo-Lonn Dunbar tweeted on Monday that he has reached an agreement to sign with the Rams. The four-year vet visited St. Louis on March 22.

Rams sign versatile OL Turner

Posted March 31, 2012 @ 11:11 a.m. ET
Needing help on their offensive line, the Rams have signed versatile OL Robert Turner. Terms and conditions of the deal were not announced. 

Rams sign Miller, Ojinnaka

Posted March 26, 2012 @ 5:23 p.m. ET
The Rams signed FB Brit Miller and OL Quinn Ojinnaka on Monday.

NFL awards compensatory picks; Raiders nab third-rounder

Posted March 26, 2012 @ 4:25 p.m. ET
The NFL awarded 32 compensatory picks to 15 teams. Oakland was the only team to receive a third-rounder, the highest possible compensatory pick.

Rams add WR Smith, TE Mulligan

Posted March 26, 2012 @ 2:48 p.m. ET
The Rams have added a pair of offensive players in free agency, signing WR Steve Smith and TE Matthew Mulligan.

Saints add ex-Rams LB Chamberlain

Posted March 23, 2012 @ 7 p.m. ET
The Saints have agreed to a three-year deal with ex-Rams free-agent OLB Chris Chamberlain. Financial terms have not been announced.

Will Fisher be Rams' primary defensive voice?

Posted March 23, 2012 @ 10:47 a.m. ET
Jeff Fisher said the Rams are planning on a collective effort to replace suspended defensive coordinator Gregg Williams. But don't be shocked if he calls plays.

Fisher: 'Collective effort' expected to replace Williams

Posted March 21, 2012 @ 5:25 p.m. ET
Rams head coach Jeff Fisher said Wednesday a group effort would be used to replace suspended defensive coordinator Gregg Williams.

NFL comes down hard on Saints, Williams

Posted March 21, 2012 @ 12:53 p.m. ET
The punishment for the Saints' "bounty" program includes a one-year suspension without pay for coach Sean Payton, the NFL announced Wednesday.

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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