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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' moves making first-round QB more likely

Posted March 18, 2010 @ 3:01 p.m. ET
Word is the recent free-agent signings of QB A.J. Feeley and DT Fred Robbins appear to have tipped the Rams’ first-round draft scale decidedly more in the direction of a quarterback than a defensive tackle.

Cardinals sign free-agent LB Lenon

Posted March 15, 2010 @ 1 p.m. ET
The Cardinals have agreed to terms on a three-year contract with free-agent LB Paris Lenon, who played most recently with the division-rival Rams.

Rams sign free agent C Fraley

Posted March 14, 2010 @ 5:27 p.m. ET
The Rams added depth to their offensive line with the signing of veteran C Hank Fraley, who was recently released by the Browns. Fraley’s agent, Ralph Cindrich, announced the signing on Twitter.

Merlin Olsen dies at age 69

Posted March 11, 2010 @ 11:25 a.m. ET
Multiple media outlets are reporting that Merlin Olsen — a Hall of Fame member of the Rams’ “Fearsome Foursome” who went on to portray “Father Murphy” in a long-running TV show after his football career ended — has died at the age ...

Lions trade for Falcons CB Houston; sign Wade

Posted March 08, 2010 @ 6:50 p.m. ET
The Lions traded a sixth-round pick in April’s draft for Falcons CB Chris Houston and signed former Rams CB Jonathan Wade.

Rams sign ex-Giants DT Robbins

Posted March 08, 2010 @ 2:08 p.m. ET
The Rams have agreed to terms on a three-year deal with free-agent DT Fred Robbins, a key cog in the Giants’ defense during their 2007 run to the Super Bowl.

Rams sign QB Feeley

Posted March 05, 2010 @ 4:57 p.m. ET
The Rams have agreed to terms on a two-year deal with A.J. Feeley, who will presumably compete for the team’s backup QB job with Keith Null, who ended last season as the starter.

Rams far from deciding on top pick

Posted March 05, 2010 @ 12:01 p.m. ET
Unless they trade down, the Rams are considering DTs Gerald McCoy and Ndamukong Suh and QBs Sam Bradford and Jimmy Clausen with the first overall pick in the April draft, but their preference among the four is expected to change ...

NFC West team needs

Posted March 01, 2010 @ 2:56 p.m. ET
With Marc Bulger showing that he was not the answer and having been released, the Rams desperately need to find a quarterback they can build their offense around. PFW continues its analysis of team needs with a look at the ...

Devaney focused on QB, DT at top of draft

Posted Feb. 26, 2010 @ 12:55 p.m. ET
Rams GM Billy Devaney said there remains an enormous amount of research and scouting left to do before the draft, but he sounds like he's focused on a pair of quarterbacks and defensive tackles when it comes to the ...

Rams' majority sale likely to be approved

Posted Feb. 18, 2010 @ 9:26 a.m. ET
We hear the odds are about 90 percent that NFL owners will approve the sale of the Rams’ majority ownership to Illinois-based billionaire and loyal Rams fan Shahid Khan.

Rosenbloom, Rodriguez to sell Rams to Khan

Posted Feb. 11, 2010 @ 7:39 a.m. ET
The Rams have announced that owners Chip Rosenbloom and Lucia Rodriguez have entered into a signed agreement to sell the team to Illinois-based auto-parts manufacturer Shahid Khan.

Uncertainty abounds in Rams Nation

Posted Feb. 04, 2010 @ 11:22 a.m. ET
There are a lot more questions than answers at present regarding the potential sale of the Rams, the future of their marquee player and their first-round drafting strategy.

Rams RB Jackson accused of beating girlfriend

Posted Jan. 28, 2010 @ 2:55 p.m. ET
Rams RB Steven Jackson has been accused of beating up former girlfriend Supriya Harris while she was nine months pregnant with his child, according to TMZ.com.

More punch at tight end could serve Rams well

Posted Jan. 23, 2010 @ 1:35 p.m. ET
Don’t be stunned if the Rams reach high in the draft for a receiving tight end capable of expanding an offense in dire need of expansion.

Arrow pointing up for Rams DE Long

Posted Jan. 14, 2010 @ 4:56 p.m. ET
Although it has taken a lot longer than many Rams fans would have preferred, it appears DE Chris Long finally could be starting to live up to his first-round billing.

Rams' QB situation couldn't be any cloudier

Posted Jan. 09, 2010 @ 9:36 a.m. ET
It's anybody's guess as to who might end up being the Rams' starting quarterback entering next season, especially in the wake of Marc Bulger retirement rumors.

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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