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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

Three wide receivers included in Rams' cuts

Posted Sept. 03, 2011 @ 7:32 p.m. ET
Wide receiver was considered a position of weakness for the Rams entering the offseason, and the position will have a revamped group when the regular season begins.

Kendricks one sure thing in Rams' receiving corps

Posted Sept. 03, 2011 @ 2:22 p.m. ET
As murky as the Rams' overall receiving situation seems to be, we hear the one guarantee is that second-round rookie TE Lance Kendricks will be counted on prominently.

Rams finish preseason 4-0 behind sharp Bradford

Posted Sept. 01, 2011 @ 11:34 p.m. ET
Sam Bradford completed 7 of 11 passes for 133 yards and a touchdown, and the Rams beat the Jaguars 24-17 in the preseason finale Thursday night.

Ten reasons to really like the Rams

Posted Sept. 01, 2011 @ 2:22 p.m. ET
The way PFW executive editor Dan Arkush sees it, St. Louis will finish 10-6 in 2011. Check out his 10 key reasons behind that prediction.  

Rams re-sign WR Clayton

Posted Aug. 31, 2011 @ 4:06 p.m. ET
The Rams have re-signed WR Mark Clayton, adding more depth at that position.

Bradford sharp as Rams hold off Chiefs 14-10

Posted Aug. 26, 2011 @ 11:34 p.m. ET
Sam Bradford led St. Louis to a pair of touchdowns, and its defense made life miserable for Chiefs QB Matt Cassel in a 14-10 preseason victory Friday night.

Rams beat Titans on Brown's FG

Posted Aug. 20, 2011 @ 11:39 p.m. ET
Josh Brown kicked a 42-yard field goal as time expired to lift St. Louis to a 17-16 win over Tennessee, with the aid of a second-half rally the Rams' reserves.

Rams' LB situation very fluid on the flanks

Posted Aug. 20, 2011 @ 6:15 p.m. ET
With the exception of rock-solid James Laurinaitis manning the middle, it appears the Rams' situation at linebacker remains a bit tenuous.  

NFC West training-camp reports

Posted Aug. 15, 2011 @ 9:25 p.m. ET
Can veteran Alex Smith hold off rookie Colin Kaepernick in the battle for the Niners' starting QB job? That's one of the juicy story lines in the NFC West as PFW looks at all four teams.

Rams whip Colts 33-10 in preseason opener

Posted Aug. 13, 2011 @ 11:11 p.m. ET
Sam Bradford produced 17 points in four possessions with big help from his defense as the Rams posted a 33-10 win over the Colts on Saturday night.

Report: LB Leber chooses Rams

Posted Aug. 09, 2011 @ 5:39 p.m. ET
The Rams have added another linebacker, agreeing to terms on a one-year deal with former Vikings LB Ben Leber.

Rams re-sign Goldberg; add Ojinnaka

Posted Aug. 06, 2011 @ 4:19 p.m. ET
The Rams re-signed OG Adam Goldberg and added OT Quinn Ojinnaka on Saturday,.

Dahl gives Rams big upgrade at right guard

Posted Aug. 05, 2011 @ 12:56 p.m. ET
It would appear the most popular free-agent move by the Rams was the signing of ex-Falcon Harvey Dahl, who provides a big upgrade at right guard.

Rams re-sign DT Gibson

Posted Aug. 04, 2011 @ 12:46 p.m. ET
Despite adding two free agents at the position, the Rams re-signed DT Gary Gibson to a one-year deal.

Rams add RB Williams

Posted Aug. 03, 2011 @ 5:38 p.m. ET
The Rams continue to add insurance for RB Steven Jackson, reportedly agreeing with free agent RB Carnell 'Cadillac' Williams to a contract on 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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