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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

Line injuries gutting Rams up front on both sides of ball

Posted Sept. 13, 2012 @ 5:16 p.m. ET
After a relatively healthy preseason, the Rams have suddenly been shell-shocked by injuries up front on both sides of the ball.

Rams re-sign QB Clemens, release DT Scott

Posted Sept. 13, 2012 @ 3:58 p.m. ET
The Rams are bringing back QB Kellen Clemens Thursday after releasing him during the team's final roster cuts on Aug. 31.

NFC West Spin cycle: Week One

Posted Sept. 10, 2012 @ 6:28 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor Dan Arkush offers his weekly team-by-team take on the state of the NFC West.

Rams place C Wells on new injured reserve

Posted Sept. 10, 2012 @ 5:52 p.m. ET
Rams C Scott Wells suffered a fractured foot and will be placed on the "designated for return" injured reserve, head coach Jeff Fisher said Monday.

Lions rally late to beat Rams

Posted Sept. 09, 2012 @ 4:30 p.m. ET
Matthew Stafford threw a 5-yard touchdown pass to Kevin Smith with 10 seconds left, lifting the Lions to a 27-23 win over the Rams on Sunday.

Rams OLT Saffold carted off

Posted Sept. 09, 2012 @ 3:52 p.m. ET
Rams OLT Rodger Saffold was carted off the field on a stretcher in the Week One game against the Lions.

Rams sign LB Laurinaitis to five-year extension

Posted Sept. 08, 2012 @ 12:55 p.m. ET
The Rams have signed LB James Laurinaitis to a five-year contract extension, the club announced Saturday. 

Rams' release of Clemens raised plenty of eyebrows

Posted Sept. 07, 2012 @ 10:50 a.m. ET
Of all the personnel moves the Rams have made lately, the one that surprised observers the most was the release of QB Kellen Clemens.

TE Hoomanawanui signs with Patriots

Posted Sept. 05, 2012 @ 5:15 p.m. ET
The Patriots added another tight end on Wednesday, signing ex-Ram Michael Hoomanawanui.

Rams release TE Hoomanawanui

Posted Sept. 02, 2012 @ 8:03 p.m. ET
The Rams announced Sunday that they have released oft-injured TE Michael Hoomanawanui and OG Quinn Ojinnaka.

Patriots trade for Rams WR Salas

Posted Sept. 01, 2012 @ 4:25 p.m. ET
The Patriots have traded for ex-Rams WR Greg Salas, the team announced Saturday.

Rams DT Brockers suffers ankle injury

Posted Aug. 30, 2012 @ 8:19 p.m. ET
Rams rookie DT Michael Brockers was helped off the field after suffering a right ankle injury Thursday in St. Louis' preseason game against the Ravens.

Jets, Rams finalize trade of right tackles

Posted Aug. 28, 2012 @ 9:52 p.m. ET
The Jason Smith-Wayne Hunter trade between the Rams and Jets became official on Tuesday.

Report: Rams, Jets swapping tackles

Posted Aug. 27, 2012 @ 8:34 p.m. ET
he Jets reportedly are working on acquiring former first-round OT Jason Smith from the Rams in exchange for demoted Jets ORT Wayne Hunter.

Eldridge one of Rams' cuts

Posted Aug. 27, 2012 @ 4:09 p.m. ET
The Rams released 13 players, including TE Brody Eldridge, on Monday in order to get down to the 75-player limit.

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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