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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

Is NFC West still 'NFC Worst'?

Posted April 28, 2010 @ 5:03 p.m. ET
PFW's Dan Arkush ponders 10 questions about a division that looks like it could be on an upwardly mobile path following an excellent drafting effort.

2010 draft choices by team: Rams

Posted April 24, 2010 @ 11:03 p.m. ET
Here are the players who were chosen by the St. Louis Rams in the 2010 NFL draft.

Will Saffold replace Barron in St. Louis?

Posted April 23, 2010 @ 6:58 p.m. ET
Don't be shocked if Rodger Saffold, the Rams' first pick in the second round, replaces Alex Barron as the team's starting right tackle.

Bradford should start for Rams right away

Posted April 22, 2010 @ 8:07 p.m. ET
The Rams would be making a big mistake if they didn't start No. 1 pick Sam Bradford from the get-go.

Rams trade Carriker to Redskins, sign RFA Ryan

Posted April 20, 2010 @ 3:39 p.m. ET
The Rams remained busy on the DT front Tuesday, trading former first-round draft pick Adam Carriker to the Redskins and signing starting DT Clifton Ryan to a one-year tender offer.

Kroenke throws Rams a curve ball

Posted April 15, 2010 @ 10:35 a.m. ET
Don’t expect closure on the sale of the Rams any time soon in the wake of minority owner Stan Kroenke’s very surprising decision to exercise his right of first refusal to purchase the 60 percent share of the ...

Kroenke exercises option to buy Rams

Posted April 12, 2010 @ 10:22 p.m. ET
Rams minority Stan Kroenke has decided to exercise his option to purchase the 60 percent interest in the Rams that he doesn't already own, superseding an offer made by Illinois businessman Shahid Khan in February.

New LB Diggs figures to start somewhere for Rams

Posted April 08, 2010 @ 2:22 p.m. ET
While it remains to be seen whether newly acquired Rams LB Na’il Diggs will play on the weak side or strong side, we hear the odds are strong that he will be starting at one of those positions.

Rams sign veteran LB Diggs

Posted April 07, 2010 @ 2:32 p.m. ET
The Rams solidified their LB corps Wednesday with the official announcement that they have signed former Panthers and Packers OLB Na’il Diggs.

Q&A with Oklahoma QB Sam Bradford

Posted April 06, 2010 @ 10:23 a.m. ET
Sam Bradford is a busy man these days, but he took a few minutes to chat with PFW about his shoulder, his favorite throw to make, the one sport he's not good at and his Draft Day wardrobe.

Rams release QB Bulger

Posted April 05, 2010 @ 3:57 p.m. ET
Not surprisingly, the Rams announced Monday afternoon that they had released longtime starting QB Marc Bulger, who had more downs than ups in his last three seasons in St. Louis.

Bradford clears way for blockbuster trade?

Posted March 30, 2010 @ 6 p.m. ET
Sam Bradford's pro-day workout Monday was so stellar that it may have driven up the price for an interested suitor in the trade market. Meanwhile, Northwestern DE Corey Wootton still has questions to answer after his pro-day workout.

Merlin Olsen: football legend, remarkable human being

Posted March 28, 2010 @ 8:11 p.m. ET
Columnist Mike Beacom says that somewhere, in the long list of hats he wore, Merlin Olsen the football star almost gets lost.

Atogwe tender still puzzles Rams insiders

Posted March 28, 2010 @ 11:36 a.m. ET
The Rams' decision to tender O.J. Atogwe at the lowest level risks the loss of one of their few quality players, according to NFC Whispers.

Rams re-sign DE Hall

Posted March 22, 2010 @ 1:53 p.m. ET
The Rams announced the re-signing of veteran DE James Hall on Monday. Hall, 33, had been an unrestricted free agent.

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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