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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

Manning, Hixon lead Giants over Rams

Posted Sept. 20, 2011 @ 12:14 a.m. ET
Eli Manning threw two TD passes and WR Domenik Hixon made a juggling TD catch to lead New York to a 28-16 victory over mistake-prone St. Louis on Monday night.

Rams RB Jackson inactive for Monday nighter

Posted Sept. 19, 2011 @ 7 p.m. ET
Rams RB Steven Jackson will not play in Monday night's game against the Giants because of an injured quad.

Rams' decision to sit Quinn puzzling

Posted Sept. 17, 2011 @ 7:36 p.m. ET
Rams observers are still scratching their heads over Steve Spagnuolo's decision to deactivate first-round pick Robert Quinn for the season opener, according to NFC Whispers.

Rams' woes at cornerback a major concern

Posted Sept. 16, 2011 @ 3:07 a.m. ET
When the smoke cleared from a Week One loss filled with injuries to key players, the Rams' CB corps seemed to have taken the most serious hit.

Rams CB Bartell done for the season

Posted Sept. 13, 2011 @ 7:03 p.m. ET
Rams CB Ron Bartell will miss the rest of the 2011 season with a fractured bone in his lower neck but plans to play in 2012.

First Fifteen: Early look at Week Two games

Posted Sept. 13, 2011 @ 12:37 p.m. ET
In scripting the 15 most compelling story lines this week, we look at Matt Ryan and the Falcons' attempt to bounce back from a Week One drubbing.

Rams' latest news on injury front a mixed bag

Posted Sept. 12, 2011 @ 6:41 p.m. ET
It appears Rams QB Sam Bradford's injured finger suffered in Week One will not be a long-term problem. But starting CB Ron Bartell wasn't as lucky.

Rams' injury updates following Week One loss

Posted Sept. 12, 2011 @ 4:06 p.m. ET
The Rams could be without some of their top players for the coming weeks after releasing a lengthy injury update on Monday.

Eagles beat injury-ravaged Rams

Posted Sept. 11, 2011 @ 4:36 p.m. ET
Michael Vick rushed for 98 yards, LeSean McCoy scored twice and DeSean Jackson topped 100 yards receiving as the Eagles began their self-proclaimed Super Bowl drive with a 31-13 victory over the Rams on Sunday.

Painful Week One for Rams

Posted Sept. 11, 2011 @ 4:15 p.m. ET
The Rams had a painful Week One, as multiple key players suffered injuries.

Eagles rule Young, Watkins out; Smith active

Posted Sept. 11, 2011 @ 11:30 a.m. ET
The Eagles ruled QB Vince Young and rookie OG Danny Watkins inactive for their Week One game against the Rams, while WR Steve Smith will be active.

Only Bucs fail to avoid blackout

Posted Sept. 08, 2011 @ 5:48 p.m. ET
The Cardinals, Chargers and Rams announced on Thursday they have avoided blackouts and that their Week One games will be shown on local TV.

Respondents to poll most impressed with Lions

Posted Sept. 07, 2011 @ 1:48 p.m. ET
Respondents to a PFW web poll asking, "Which team impressed you the most this preseason?" overwhelmingly selected the Lions.

The First Fifteen: Early Week One primer

Posted Sept. 06, 2011 @ 3:13 p.m. ET
In the inaugural edition of "The First Fifteen," we look at the 15 most compelling story lines as we enter Week One.

Rams 2011 preview

Posted Sept. 05, 2011 @ 2:29 p.m. ET
Second-year QB Sam Bradford has a new offensive coordinator in Josh McDaniels, but there's no reason to believe the pair won't have St. Louis' offense humming this season.

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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