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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

Agency rejects Rams' proposal to upgrade stadium

Posted June 01, 2012 @ 12:24 p.m. ET
The agency that operates the Edward Jones Dome has rejected an improvement plan proposed by the St. Louis Rams.

Former equipment manager sues Rams

Posted May 31, 2012 @ 7:05 p.m. ET
Longtime Rams equipment manager Todd Hewitt is suing the team, alleging he was fired last year due to age discrimination.

Free-agent OLBs Dunbar, Haggan will likely start for Rams

Posted May 26, 2012 @ 12:08 p.m. ET
Following in the footsteps of fellow free-agent addition Jo-Lonn Dunbar, Mario Haggan is a strong candidate for the starting SLB job.

NFC West players in the crosshairs

Posted May 24, 2012 @ 3:45 p.m. ET
Here's a look at the players on each NFC West team who will be most heavily scrutinized, including Seahawks WR Sidney Rice.

Rams' Fisher not pleased with missing rookies

Posted May 16, 2012 @ 5:18 p.m. ET
Rams head coach Jeff Fisher is not happy that three of his draft choices can't attend the team's OTAs because of a scheduling conflict with an NFLPA event.

Rams add LB Haggan, OT Richardson

Posted May 15, 2012 @ 4:51 p.m. ET
The Rams signed veteran free agents LB Mario Haggan and OT Barry Richardson, the team announced Tuesday.

Part of Rams' dome improvement plan revealed

Posted May 14, 2012 @ 1:15 p.m. ET
Missouri attorney general Chris Koster released details to improve the Rams’ stadium, which would include a roof panel to allow more natural light.

Rams get a kick out of rookies Zuerlein, Hekker

Posted May 11, 2012 @ 4:28 p.m. ET
Figuring their special teams can't be any worse than they were last season, it appears the Rams are more than willing to go with rookies at both placekicker and punter.

OG Bell decides to retire

Posted May 09, 2012 @ 11:24 a.m. ET
OG Jacob Bell is retiring after eight seasons in the NFL, one month after signing with the Bengals, saying he wants to leave on his own terms before his long-term health is affected.

Missouri AG says he will release dome proposal

Posted May 08, 2012 @ 2:20 p.m. ET
The Missouri attorney general will release details on how the Rams want to renovate the Edward Jones Dome despite the team's desire to keep the plan secret.

Vikings in limbo and expansion not on NFL's radar

Posted May 05, 2012 @ 3:49 p.m. ET
The difficulty the Vikings are experiencing in getting a new stadium is similar to predicaments that are looming in other NFL cities.

Former NFL team executive Beam dies

Posted May 05, 2012 @ 2:40 p.m. ET
Former Rams and Buccaneers executive Dick Beam has passed away. He was 75.

Jets sign PK Brown

Posted May 01, 2012 @ 6:18 p.m. ET
The Jets have agreed to terms with PK Josh Brown, according to multiple reports.

Rams submit plan to upgrade dome

Posted May 01, 2012 @ 12:45 p.m. ET
The Rams have submitted plans to upgrade the Edward Jones Dome, a key step to making sure the team doesn't leave town.

Rams cut PK Brown

Posted April 29, 2012 @ 3:18 p.m. ET
The Rams released PK Josh Brown, according to PFW correspondent and St. Louis Post Dispatch writer Jim Thomas.

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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