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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: Shurmur to interview with Browns

Posted Jan. 04, 2011 @ 4:52 p.m. ET
The Browns will reportedly interview Pat Shurmur for their vacant head coaching position.

Seahawks-Rams garners record ratings for Week 17 game

Posted Jan. 03, 2011 @ 1:15 p.m. ET
The final "Sunday Night Football" game of the season earned the best overnight rating since 2002 for the NFL's season-ending game.

Seahawks top Rams, win NFC West

Posted Jan. 03, 2011 @ 12:04 a.m. ET
Laugh all you want, the 7-9 Seattle Seahawks are going to the playoffs as champions of the NFC West.

Game times announced for NFL playoffs

Posted Jan. 02, 2011 @ 8:01 p.m. ET
The Jets-Colts wild-card game will be the Saturday night game in the first weekend of the NFL playoffs.

Forgotten: Harold Jackson

Posted Dec. 31, 2010 @ 4:33 p.m. ET
When he walked away from the NFL in 1983, Harold Jackson was one of two wide receivers in history with 10,000 or more yards. Mike Beacom examines why, almost 30 years later, all of Jackson's accomplishments have been ...

Fells quietly makes presence felt for Rams

Posted Dec. 30, 2010 @ 4:14 p.m. ET
The Rams could be facing an interesting decision on versatile TE Daniel Fells, a potential free agent who has become a very reliable receiving weapon this season.

Whitehurst to start for Seattle in Week 17

Posted Dec. 27, 2010 @ 6:28 p.m. ET
Charlie Whitehurst has started only once in his five-year NFL career. Start No. 2 will come in one of the most important games of the entire 2010 season.

Week 17 game times changed

Posted Dec. 26, 2010 @ 10:19 p.m. ET
The NFL has announced time changes for several key Week 17 matchups.

Rams eliminate 49ers from playoff contention

Posted Dec. 26, 2010 @ 4:19 p.m. ET
Sam Bradford set an NFL record for completions in a rookie season and his first touchdown pass in four games gave the Rams breathing room in a 25-17 victory over the 49ers on Sunday.

Rams' interior offensive linemen struggling

Posted Dec. 25, 2010 @ 2:31 a.m. ET
Although St. Louis' offensive guards have been the subjects of considerable criticism, we hear that highly paid C Jason Brown has been a weak link, too. Read about this and more in NFC West Whispers.

More high-powered weapons for Bradford top Rams' wish list

Posted Dec. 23, 2010 @ 4:48 p.m. ET
The consensus among team insiders is that, while the Rams appear to have more than a few major needs on both sides of the ball, a few more high-powered playmakers would be difficult to pass up high in the next ...

49ers pick Troy Smith to start vs. Rams

Posted Dec. 23, 2010 @ 4:15 p.m. ET
The 49ers are in must-win mode with two weeks to play and the team has announced Troy Smith will be their starting quarterback for at least the first of those games, this coming Sunday against the Rams.

Rams in dire need of rebound against Niners

Posted Dec. 20, 2010 @ 7:40 p.m. ET
If the Rams continue to perform like they did in their 27-13 loss to the Chiefs in Week 15, they are going to have a very tough time making the playoffs.

Cassel return to help Chiefs top Rams

Posted Dec. 19, 2010 @ 5:15 p.m. ET
Chiefs QB Matt Cassel went the distance only 11 days after an emergency appendectomy, leading the way in a 27-13 victory over the suddenly sagging St. Louis Rams on Sunday.

Cassel active, but still may be backup

Posted Dec. 19, 2010 @ 12:05 p.m. ET
Chiefs QB Matt Cassel is active for the team's game Sunday vs. St. Louis, but it is unknown if he or Brodie Croyle will start.

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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