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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

Size doesn't matter for Rams' Amendola

Posted Nov. 18, 2010 @ 10:12 a.m. ET
Little did the Rams know in September 2009 when they signed Danny Amendola off the Eagles’ practice squad just how big a part of the team’s offense the feisty little receiver would become.

49ers rally with OT win over Rams

Posted Nov. 14, 2010 @ 8:15 p.m. ET
Joe Nedney kicked a 29-yard field goal with 9:38 left in overtime, and Troy Smith passed for 356 yards while leading the 49ers' late rally for a 23-20 victory over the Rams on Sunday.

Top two picks truly among best rookies

Posted Nov. 14, 2010 @ 11:34 a.m. ET
Lions DT Ndamukong Suh and Rams QB Sam Bradford, who went second and first, respectively, in the April draft, are ranked in NFList among the top three rookies at midseason.

Kehl moves up ladder in Rams' defense

Posted Nov. 11, 2010 @ 10:30 a.m. ET
Bryan Kehl is the latest member of what team insiders refer to as the Rams’ “New York Mafia” to make his presence felt in the team’s greatly improved defense.

Rams OT Smith cleared to play Sunday

Posted Nov. 11, 2010 @ 9:21 a.m. ET
Rams OT Jason Smith has been cleared to play in Sunday's game vs. the 49ers after missing Week Eight because of a concussion.

NFC West midseason reports

Posted Nov. 10, 2010 @ 12:16 p.m. ET
With three consecutive 100-yard rushing games, RB Steven Jackson has been the Rams' top offensive weapon by far. Read our midseason reports on NFC West teams.

Rams DT Gibson deserves more credit

Posted Nov. 07, 2010 @ 1:43 a.m. ET
St. Louis DRT Gary Gibson doesn't have any eye-catching stats, but he's consistently disruptive, according to one Rams insider in this week's NFC West Whispers.

Rams' Bradford living up to top billing

Posted Nov. 06, 2010 @ 12:41 p.m. ET
With the first half of his rookie season in the books, the read on Rams QB Sam Bradford couldn’t be more positive, especially in terms of his intangibles.

Q&A with Hall of Famer Eric Dickerson

Posted Nov. 05, 2010 @ 1:16 p.m. ET
Hall of Fame RB Eric Dickerson recently took the time to chat with PFW about everything from today's NFL to his glory days with the Los Angeles Rams. Dickerson saw his Rams all-time rushing record fall when RB Steven ...

Would WR-starved Rams even consider Moss?

Posted Nov. 01, 2010 @ 6:44 p.m. ET
With rookie QB Sam Bradford growing into a future star before their eyes, the Rams suddenly have turned into a bona fide playoff contender. Now just imagine if the suddenly available Randy Moss was added to Bradford’s rag-tag WR ...

Bradford throws 2 TD passes in Rams win

Posted Oct. 31, 2010 @ 4:47 p.m. ET
The Rams' defense forced four turnovers, and rookie Sam Bradford continued his solid play in a 20-10 win over the Panthers.

Rams WR Alexander out 2-4 weeks

Posted Oct. 30, 2010 @ 11:35 a.m. ET
Rams WR Danario Alexander suffered a left knee injury in Friday's practice and will miss 2-4 weeks.

Blackout averted for Rams-Panthers game

Posted Oct. 29, 2010 @ 2:43 p.m. ET
The Rams have beaten the NFL's extended Friday deadline of noon CT to sell out Sunday's game against the Panthers, successfully avoiding a blackout on local television.

Rams' offensive tackles holding their own

Posted Oct. 29, 2010 @ 11:39 a.m. ET
Team insiders tell us the Rams are happy with the job being turned in by OTs Rodger Saffold and Jason Smith on the left and right sides, respectively, so far this season.

Rams try to beat blackout deadline again

Posted Oct. 28, 2010 @ 12:33 p.m. ET
According to a report in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, the Rams must sell 800 tickets by the noon CT deadline imposed by the NFL to avoid TV blackout for the local market.

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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