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  1. One way to measure the Rams' progress

    Mike Sando

    Former St. Louis Rams receiver Steve Smith announced his retirement through the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Wednesday. The story by itself shouldn't mean much to Rams fans. Smith, after all, started only two games in 2012 while trying to overcome s...

    Blog | May 29, 2013
  2. 101ESPN St. Louis audio: Miklasz Show

    Mike Sando

    Fred Robbins and James Hall combined to start 31 games on the St. Louis Rams' defensive line in 2011. Rod Hood, Al Harris, Ben Leber and C.J. Ah You combined to make another 14 starts for the Rams' defense that year. None of the six was on an N...

    Blog | March 26, 2013
  3. Heading over to see the new-look Rams

    Mike Sando

    ST. LOUIS -- Good morning and welcome to Week 7. Half of the NFC West is sitting out this Sunday after San Francisco defeated Seattle in the Thursday night game. We've got the Arizona Cardinals visiting the Minnesota Vikings, and the St. Louis ...

    Blog | October 21, 2012
  4. Around the NFC West: Needing two QBs

    Mike Sando

    The Arizona Cardinals' quarterback competition will take a dramatic step toward its conclusion Thursday night. John Skelton gets the start and Kevin Kolb will come off the bench in the team's fourth of five exhibition games, this one against Tenne...

    Blog | August 23, 2012
  5. On the Rams' new deal with Chris Long

    Mike Sando

    EARTH CITY, Mo. -- With fans streaming into the St. Louis Rams' facilities for the start of training camp, the team confirmed reports that defensive lineman Chris Long had reached an agreement on a four-year extension. Long, who led the Rams with ...

    Blog | July 29, 2012
  6. Rams Camp Watch

    Mike Sando

    Three thoughts as training camps open around the NFL: One thing I'm certain of: The offensive line will remain a work in progress. The Rams feel good about new line coach Paul T. Boudreau. They think he can help tackle Jason Smith and other young ...

    Blog | July 24, 2012
  7. Following up: Getting after the quarterback

    Mike Sando

    The San Francisco 49ers' Aldon Smith and the St. Louis Rams' James Hall scored two-point plays last season with sacks resulting in safeties. The sacks these and other players collected outside the end zone affected point totals in less direct ways...

    Blog | June 26, 2012
  8. Around the NFC West: Quinn's challenge

    Mike Sando

    The eventual move away from veteran defensive end James Hall to 2011 first-round draft choice Robert Quinn was inevitable for the St. Louis Rams. At least one prominent figure in the NFC West won't miss Hall, whose release earlier this offseason h...

    Blog | June 26, 2012
  9. Around the NFC West: The pressure's on

    Mike Sando

    St. Louis Rams defensive end Robert Quinn finished his rookie season with five sacks. Two other NFC West teams had a rookie with more (Aldon Smith 14, Sam Acho seven). It's not that Quinn disappointed as a first-round choice, but the Rams expec...

    Blog | June 14, 2012
  10. Mandatory camps signal time of transition

    Mike Sando

    Three-day NFL minicamps featuring no permissible contact aren't going to settle position battles. They're unlikely to set the tone for a season still three months away. They won't reveal where teams figure to stand in December. I'm en route to the...

    Blog | June 12, 2012
  11. NFC West's hour in the 'SportsCenter' sun

    Mike Sando

    Highlights and interpretations from the recently concluded hour-long "SportsCenter" Special focusing on the NFC West: ESPN's Tedy Bruschi played for Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll in New England years ago and seemed to have a strong feel -- ...

    Blog | May 29, 2012
  12. On the rise: Rams' Quinn and a few others

    Mike Sando

    Aldon Smith's 14-sack rookie season and Bruce Irvin's recent first-round selection have obscured another young NFC West pass-rusher with great potential. Not for long, perhaps. The St. Louis Rams' Robert Quinn, chosen 14th overall in 2011, show...

    Blog | May 21, 2012
  13. Who's getting older, younger in NFC West

    Mike Sando

    NFL rosters undergo massive changes each offseason. That has been particularly true in 2012 as limits increased from 80 to 90 players. As much as I'd like to comply with requests to publish specific roster breakdowns for age and other factors, the...

    Blog | May 18, 2012
  14. Fisher, Williams and Rams' latest signing

    Mike Sando

    Twenty-one NFL players since 2008 have at least six penalties for roughing the passer, unnecessary roughness or unspecified personal fouls. The leader on that list, cornerback Cortland Finnegan, signed with the St. Louis Rams early in the free-age...

    Blog | April 06, 2012
  15. Young and old of West as free agency nears

    Mike Sando

    The Seattle Seahawks and St. Louis Rams take two of the NFL's youngest rosters into the free-agent signing period Tuesday. The first chart shows where teams in the division rank after subtracting from rosters those players scheduled to become unre...

    Blog | March 13, 2012
  16. Around the NFC West: Rams to be active

    Mike Sando

    The St. Louis Rams released or planned to release five starters Monday. "Is this a signal they aren't trying to be competitive now?" a Rams fan named Rick asked. "They are going to do another full rebuild?" The Rams were not competitive enough ...

    Blog | March 13, 2012