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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 sign S Mikell

Posted July 26, 2011 @ 6:37 p.m. ET
Quintin Mikell was cut by one team and agreed to terms with another on Tuesday, although neither move will be official until Friday.

NFL releases complete 2011 preseason schedule

Posted July 26, 2011 @ 3:04 p.m. ET
The NFL released the official 2011 preseason schedule on Tuesday, finalizing times and dates for all 64 games. 

Hall of Fame game canceled

Posted July 21, 2011 @ 8:40 p.m. ET
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell announced Thursday that the 2011 Hall of Fame game between the Bears and Rams has been canceled.

If timeline holds, play the Hall of Fame game

Posted July 21, 2011 @ 1:08 p.m. ET
If the lockout ends in the coming days, and the Bears and Rams can report to camp next week, PFW's Kevin Fishbain says the Hall of Fame game should be played.

NFL: Hall of Fame game has not been canceled

Posted July 16, 2011 @ 3:37 p.m. ET
The NFL refuted a report by the Chicago Sun-Times and said the Aug. 7 Hall of Fame game between the Bears and Rams is still scheduled to be played.

Rams could be considering familiar free-agent faces

Posted July 13, 2011 @ 12:46 p.m. ET
After benefiting from the addition last season of DT Fred Robbins, we hear the Rams could be on the prowl for more familiar veteran free-agent defenders this offseason. 

Rams announce their camp will be at home facility

Posted July 11, 2011 @ 1:51 p.m. ET
The Rams have announced that they will hold their training camp in St. Louis at their home facility instead of going to a college campus, the fourth team to do so as a result of the lockout.

Rams LB Vobora best-suited as spot starter

Posted June 29, 2011 @ 5:04 p.m. ET
We hear Rams OLB David Vobora, who recently was awarded $5.4 million in a lawsuit, is more likely to be a spot starter and key special-teams player in 2011 than the starting weak-side ’backer.

NFC West best bets to break through in 2011

Posted June 24, 2011 @ 9:09 a.m. ET
PFW identifies four players from the NFC West who are ready for coming-out parties in 2011 (clockwise from left) — Dan Williams, Bradley Fletcher, Russell Okung and Anthony Davis.  

NFC West's top 40 players

Posted June 23, 2011 @ 4:40 p.m. ET
Doing his best Casey Kasem imitation, PFW executive editor Dan Arkush takes a stab at identifying the NFC West's top 40 players, regardless of position.

Readers think Jaguars most likely to move to L.A.

Posted June 20, 2011 @ 2:58 p.m. ET
Readers believe that the Jaguars will be leaving Jacksonville and heading to the West Coast after responding to the poll question, "Which NFL franchise is most likely to move to Los Angeles."

Giants can't be stunned by Umenyiora unhappiness

Posted June 17, 2011 @ 2:41 p.m. ET
The on-again, off-again relationship between the Giants and DE Osi Umenyiora hit another snag with the news that Umenyiora said GM Jerry Reese lied to him about his contract.

Rams DE Hall expected to put Quinn under wing

Posted June 16, 2011 @ 12:20 p.m. ET
The way we hear it, the Rams wouldn't mind at all if first-round rookie Robert Quinn and 11-year veteran James Hall become attached at the hip — both on and off the field.

AEG CEO talks to five teams about move to L.A.

Posted June 11, 2011 @ 1 p.m. ET
Tim Leiweke, CEO of the group trying to build a stadium in downtown Los Angeles, has spoken with representatives of the Vikings, Chargers, Raiders, Rams and Jaguars about the proposed venue.

Ex-Giants WR Burress released from jail

Posted June 06, 2011 @ 7:51 a.m. ET
After serving 20 months of a two-year sentence stemming from a gun incident at a Manhattan nightclub in late November of 2008, Plaxico Burress is being released from prison Monday.

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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