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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 RB Jackson misses Wednesday practice

Posted Oct. 27, 2010 @ 4:19 p.m. ET
Rams RB Steven Jackson missed practice on Wednesday. He had surgery on his left ring finger on Monday and his status for Sunday's game against the Panthers is unknown.

Rams sign S Lewis; place DT Ryan on I.R.

Posted Oct. 27, 2010 @ 3:31 p.m. ET
The Rams have signed veteran SS Michael Lewis and placed DT Clifton Ryan on injured reserve.

Rams RB Jackson has finger surgery

Posted Oct. 25, 2010 @ 4:31 p.m. ET
Rams RB Steven Jackson had surgery Monday to repair a crack in his left ring finger, but is not expected to miss any game time.

More running room leading to increased production for Jackson

Posted Oct. 25, 2010 @ 3:44 p.m. ET
Concerns about the Rams' offense caused many owners to pass on RB Steven Jackson this summer. But thanks to an improved passing game, Jackson is doing just fine.

Bucs come back to top Rams on late TD

Posted Oct. 24, 2010 @ 4:37 p.m. ET
Josh Freeman led another Tampa Bay fourth-quarter comeback, throwing a 1-yard touchdown pass to Cadillac Williams with 10 seconds remaining Sunday to give the Buccaneers an 18-17 victory over the St. Louis Rams.

Jackson passes Dickerson as Rams' all-time leading rusher

Posted Oct. 24, 2010 @ 2:38 p.m. ET
A three-yard run in the second quarter on Sunday made RB Steven Jackson the Rams' all-time leading rusher, passing Hall of Famer Eric Dickerson.

Long: More comfort with scheme key behind Rams' improved pass rush

Posted Oct. 22, 2010 @ 10:45 a.m. ET
Why is the Rams' pass rush so much better this season? Starting DLE Chris Long told PFW that another year in the system is the biggest reason.

Rookie Meter: Undrafted Ivory makes a splash

Posted Oct. 19, 2010 @ 5:33 p.m. ET
Rams QB Sam Bradford regains the top spot in this week's Rookie Meter, but last Sunday belonged to undrafted Saints RB Chris Ivory.

Rams follow Spagnuolo's blueprint to a tee

Posted Oct. 18, 2010 @ 11:07 p.m. ET
For the first time in his two years as head coach of the Rams, Steve Spagnuolo’s master plan was masterfully carried out by his troops on both sides of the ball in Week Six.

Defense key as Rams upset Chargers 20-17

Posted Oct. 17, 2010 @ 4:25 p.m. ET
The Rams pummeled Chargers QB Philip Rivers, stuffing the league's No. 1 offense, and prevailed with a 20-17 victory.

Forgotten: Billy Wade

Posted Oct. 15, 2010 @ 11:21 a.m. ET
Mike Beacom looks at the up-and-down career of Billy Wade, who went from heralded college star to bench-warmer in Los Angeles to championship signalcaller in Chicago before exiting the NFL at the age of 36.

Rams game to appear on local TV

Posted Oct. 14, 2010 @ 6:39 p.m. ET
St. Louis fans will be able to watch their team play on Sunday, after the Rams announced they have avoided a local blackout for Week Six thanks to some last-minute help from their sponsors.

Rams are going to really miss Clayton

Posted Oct. 14, 2010 @ 12:43 p.m. ET
There's no way around the fact that the Rams are going to have a very difficult time compensating for the loss of WR Mark Clayton with a season-ending knee injury.

Rams promote WR Alexander, place TE Johnson on I.R.

Posted Oct. 12, 2010 @ 7:05 p.m. ET
The Rams promoted WR Danario Alexander from the practice squad on Tuesday after officially placing WR Mark Clayton on the season-ending injured reserve list.

Losing Clayton bad news for Bradford

Posted Oct. 11, 2010 @ 1:16 p.m. ET
Rams QB Sam Bradford quickly developed a nice rapport with WR Mark Clayton, but now he'll have to get used to life without his top target.

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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