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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

Report: Bills players paid for 'knockout shots' in Williams' tenure

Posted March 03, 2012 @ 10:32 p.m. ET
There are allegations of yet another bounty program implemented by one of Gregg Williams' former teams. This time it's the Bills.

Free-agent scouting report: Rams WR Brandon Lloyd

Posted March 03, 2012 @ 1:41 p.m. ET
Of all the Rams' 20 UFAs, WR Brandon Lloyd would appear to be the most desirable keeper, but he might be looking to follow Josh McDaniels to New England.  

Report: Williams ran bounty system with Redskins

Posted March 02, 2012 @ 6:29 p.m. ET
The Redskins had a similar bounty system to the one revealed by the NFL in an investigation of the Saints under Gregg Williams.

Williams 'truly sorry' for role in 'bounty' program

Posted March 02, 2012 @ 5:31 p.m. ET
Gregg Williams released a statement taking responsibility for his role in the "pay for performance" program that he administered in New Orleans.

Tough time to be a Saints fan

Posted March 02, 2012 @ 4:36 p.m. ET
The Saints' season ended with a feeling of woulda, shoulda, coulda. This next one is likely to begin with a sense of serious regret over the past.

Rams say no to dome plan; will submit their own

Posted March 01, 2012 @ 11:56 a.m. ET
The Rams have rejected the initial proposal to upgrade the Edward Jones Dome and will submit their own improvement plan.

Rams' fantasy questions for the offseason

Posted Feb. 29, 2012 @ 9:40 a.m. ET
How much will the new regime turn this roster over? That's one of several questions surrounding the Rams this offseason. 

Rams have urgency with trading No. 2

Posted Feb. 28, 2012 @ 12:58 p.m. ET
The Rams have let the NFL know that their No. 2 overall pick is very much for sale. They have good reason to do so relatively early in the draft process.

Report: Rams have trade discussions for No. 2 pick

Posted Feb. 28, 2012 @ 10:34 a.m. ET
Robert Griffin III's impressive showing at the Combine has made the No. 2 draft position the big story, and trade discussions have reportedly begun.

Rams couldn't be more committed to Bradford

Posted Feb. 26, 2012 @ 3:05 p.m. ET
Take it from both new Rams head coach Fisher and new Rams GM Les Snead: Starting QB Sam Bradford isn't going anywhere else anytime soon.

Fisher: Rams won't trade Bradford

Posted Feb. 24, 2012 @ 10:48 p.m. ET
New Rams head coach Jeff Fisher said Friday the team would listen to offers for the second overall pick in the draft, but he added that the club had no intention of trading QB Sam Bradford.

Blackmon tackles speed questions at Combine

Posted Feb. 24, 2012 @ 5:07 p.m. ET
Oklahoma State WR Justin Blackmon addressed his height and speed during his session with the media at the Combine on Friday.

Report: Rams getting interest in No. 2 pick

Posted Feb. 23, 2012 @ 11:25 p.m. ET
The Rams are open to trading out of the No. 2 overall pick if the price is right, ESPN's Adam Schefter reported Thursday.

Rams reach deal to play in London in 2012

Posted Feb. 22, 2012 @ 1:24 p.m. ET
The Rams have settled a lease dispute with the St. Louis Convention and Visitors Bureau, allowing them to play a "home" game in London next season.

NFC West catchphrase: Show me the WRs

Posted Feb. 21, 2012 @ 1:09 p.m. ET
All four NFC West teams need to upgrade at WR, and there are several talented UFAs who could help, including the Saints' Marques Colston.

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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