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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 five to practice squad

Posted Sept. 05, 2010 @ 5:49 p.m. ET
The Rams announced that they have signed the following five players to their practice squad: WR Danario Alexander, DB Marquis Johnson, OT Ryan McKee, WR Brandon McRae and OG Drew Miller.

Rams announce Bradford as starting QB

Posted Sept. 04, 2010 @ 2:19 p.m. ET
The Rams have named No. 1 overall pick Sam Bradford as their starting quarterback for the regular season.

Future is now for Rams' Bradford

Posted Sept. 04, 2010 @ 1:26 p.m. ET
One throw by rookie QB Sam Bradford cemented Rams head coach Steve Spagnuolo's belief that his team had made the correct decision in making Bradford the first overall draft choice in April.

Redskins, Rams make two trades

Posted Aug. 30, 2010 @ 4:39 p.m. ET
The Redskins and Rams made two separate trades Monday, with each team acquiring a rookie player that they believe could make the 53-man roster.

Rams high on rookie TE Hoomanawanui

Posted Aug. 27, 2010 @ 11:08 p.m. ET
We’re told there hasn’t been a more surprising player for the Rams this offseason than fifth-round TE Michael Hoomanawanui, who, aside from WR Danny Amendola, has been the team’s most reliable receiver.

Rams WR Avery out for season

Posted Aug. 27, 2010 @ 4:01 p.m. ET
The Rams announced late Friday that WR Donnie Avery suffered a season-ending knee injury in the Rams’ 36-35 preseason victory over the Patriots Thursday night.

Average value of NFL teams decreases

Posted Aug. 26, 2010 @ 1:01 p.m. ET
In Forbes magazine's annual ranking of NFL team values released Wednesday, the average value for NFL teams fell two percent.

Kroenke gives Rams badly needed stability

Posted Aug. 25, 2010 @ 3:50 p.m. ET
With Stan Kroenke officially becoming the seventh majority owner in the Rams' 73-year history Wednesday morning, the team's future in St. Louis appears to have been greatly solidified.

Kroenke officially named Rams' new owner

Posted Aug. 25, 2010 @ 12:12 p.m. ET
E. Stanley Kroenke has officially become the seventh majority owner in the team’s 73-year history. The decision was made by a vote by the league’s owners at a meeting in Atlanta Wednesday morning.

Rams' Jackson a back to build around

Posted Aug. 23, 2010 @ 2:06 p.m. ET
Rams RB Steven Jackson comes with some durability and team-offense concerns, but upon further review, he looks capable of having another very productive season, writes PFW's Mike Wilkening.

Bradford, Tate lead NFC West rookie crop

Posted Aug. 22, 2010 @ 4:14 p.m. ET
You’ll be making a mistake if you’re counting on youth to serve up much of a fantasy impact from the NFC West in 2010.

Reports: Westbrook will choose team soon

Posted Aug. 14, 2010 @ 10:04 p.m. ET
Reports are circulating that free-agent RB Brian Westbrook will make a decision Monday about which team he'll play for this season. Although one report said he'd choose the Rams, the team's contract negotiator refuted that.

Grant raises eyebrows as Rams' starting WLB

Posted Aug. 13, 2010 @ 1:01 p.m. ET
Where there's a will there's a way for LB Larry Grant, who has jumped ahead of fellow former Ohio State alum Bobby Carpenter as the starter at the “Will” position

Rams’ Bradford prepares for first big test

Posted Aug. 13, 2010 @ 10:14 a.m. ET
No. 1 overall pick Sam Bradford gets set to make his preseason debut on Saturday, but he already has impressed his coaches and teammates with his maturity and ability.

Rams S Butler out with sprained MCL

Posted Aug. 07, 2010 @ 12:35 p.m. ET
Rams head coach Steve Spagnuolo said after the team's Saturday-morning practice session that starting SS James Butler could be out for a prolonged period with a knee injury.

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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