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Former Giants, Rams All-Pro receiver Del Shofner dies at 85

Thursday, March 12th, 2020

Del Shofner, a five-time All-Pro wide receiver for the New York Giants and Los Angeles Rams, has died at the age of 85. According to the Associated Press, Shofner died on Wednesday in Los Angeles of natural causes. Shofner was a first-round pick of the Rams in 1957 and spent his first four seasons with the team making the Pro Bowl twice in 1958 and 1959.

Former Giants, Rams receiver Del Shofner dies at 85

Thursday, March 12th, 2020

Del Shofner, the wide receiver who combined with Hall of Fame quarterback Y.A. Tittle to give the New York Giants one of the NFL's most prolific passing threats in the early 1960s, has died. Shofner's daughter, Laurie Shofner Corwin, confirmed the death Thursday in a telephone call to The Associated Press. A family statement said the five-time Pro Bowl receiver died in Los Angeles on Wednesday of natural causes with his family by his side.

Former Giants, Rams receiver Del Shofner dies at 85

Thursday, March 12th, 2020

Del Shofner, the wide receiver who combined with Hall of Fame quarterback Y.A. Tittle to give the New York Giants one of the NFL's most prolific passing threats in the early 1960s, has died. Shofner's daughter, Laurie Shofner Corwin, confirmed the death Thursday in a telephone call to The Associated Press. A family statement said the five-time Pro Bowl receiver died in Los Angeles on Wednesday of natural causes with his family by his side.

Pete Carroll: Rashaad Penny likely to start camp on PUP, Chris Carson progressing

Wednesday, February 26th, 2020

The Seahawks lost their top three running backs to season-ending injuries in the span of 13 days in December. Rashaad Penny and Chris Carson are both still working to recover from the injuries that end their 2019 campaigns. Penny had surgery to repair a torn ACL and additional damage incurred his his left knee during a game against the Los Angeles Rams on December 8.

Rams announce hiring of 3 new coordinators on McVay’s staff

Monday, February 10th, 2020

The Los Angeles Rams have hired Denver outside linebackers coach Brandon Staley as their new defensive coordinator. The Rams also announced the hirings of offensive coordinator Kevin O'Connell and special teams coordinator John Bonamego on Monday. The three key members of Sean McVay's coaching staff will be formally introduced Wednesday, nearly a month after Staley got the job.

Rams announce hiring of 3 new coordinators on McVay’s staff

Monday, February 10th, 2020

The Los Angeles Rams have hired Denver outside linebackers coach Brandon Staley as their new defensive coordinator. The Rams also announced the hirings of offensive coordinator Kevin O'Connell and special teams coordinator John Bonamego on Monday. The three key members of Sean McVay's coaching staff will be formally introduced Wednesday, nearly a month after Staley got the job.

Veteran safety Eric Weddle announces retirement from Rams, NFL

Thursday, February 6th, 2020

After 13 seasons, three teams and six Pro Bowls, Eric Weddle is calling it quits. The veteran NFL safety who most recently played for the Los Angeles Rams announced his retirement Thursday on Twitter. Weddle's legacy, ugly split in San Diego Weddle was one of the league's most dependable and effective safeties during his career, which he played mostly with the San Diego Chargers.

Josh McDaniels’ preferred offensive coordinator, Kevin O’Connell, takes a different job

Friday, January 10th, 2020

On Friday night, the Los Angeles Rams made the move to hire Kevin O'Connell as their next offensive coordinator. O'Connell spent the 2019 season as the Washington Redskins offensive coordinator and will now work under Sean McVay. O'Connell, 38, was a former New England Patriots third-round draft pick in 2008 but spent just one season as a backup quarterback with the team before bouncing around the NFL.

Rams lose special teams coordinator John Fassel to Cowboys

Wednesday, January 8th, 2020

Special teams coordinator John Fassel is leaving the Los Angeles Rams for the same job with the Dallas Cowboys. The Rams announced the decision of their former interim head coach Wednesday on Twitter. Fassel is the second coordinator to leave Sean McVay's staff this week.

Rams lose special teams coordinator John Fassel to Cowboys

Wednesday, January 8th, 2020

Special teams coordinator John Fassel is leaving the Los Angeles Rams for the same job with the Dallas Cowboys. The Rams announced the decision of their former interim head coach Wednesday on Twitter. Fassel is the second coordinator to leave Sean McVay's staff this week.