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Rams tackle Andrew Whitworth posts pre-, post-surgery photos to instagram

Tuesday, January 7th, 2020

Los Angeles Rams left tackle Andrew Whitworth posted a handful of images to his instagram stories feed on Tuesday reflecting a post-season surgery on his right leg. Whitworth posted a short video, captured by Rich Hammond of TheAthletic.com, from the hospital with a caption of “Let's get it!” before the procedure and a follow-up shot of his right leg propped up after returning home. Whitworth has missed just two games to injury over his last 11 seasons and only nine games in total over his 14 seasons in the NFL.

Phillips out as Rams defensive coordinator

Monday, January 6th, 2020

The Los Angeles Rams will be on the hunt for a new defensive coordinator after informing Wade Phillips his contract will not be renewed. Phillips joined head coach Sean McVay's staff in 2017 and helped them win the NFC West and reach the playoffs in that season. The Rams reached Super Bowl LIII at the end of the 2018 campaign, but lost 13-3 to the New England Patriots despite a stellar effort from Phillips' defense.

Rams parting ways with defensive coordinator Wade Phillips

Monday, January 6th, 2020

The Los Angeles Rams had a disappointing post-Super Bowl season, and that has inevitably led to a coaching shakeup. Gary Klein of the Los Angeles Times reported that defensive coordinator Wade Phillips will not be retained for next season, which Phillips confirmed on his own Twitter account. Phillips, 72, joined the Rams in 2017 as part of head coach Sean McVay's staff.

2019 AP NFL All-Pro team rosters and voting

Friday, January 3rd, 2020

The Associated Press 2019 NFL All-Pro team selected by a national panel of 50 media members: OFFENSE Quarterback - Lamar Jackson, Baltimore Running Back - Christian McCaffrey, Carolina Flex - Christian McCaffrey, Carolina Tight End - George Kittle, San Francisco Wide Receivers - Michael Thomas, New Orleans; DeAndre Hopkins, Houston Left Tackle - Ronnie Stanley, Baltimore Right Tackle - Ryan Ramczyk, New Orleans Left Guard - Quenton Nelson, Indianapolis Right Guard - Zack Martin, Dallas Center - Jason Kelce, Philadelphia DEFENSE Edge Rushers - Chandler Jones, Arizona; T.J. Watt, Pittsburgh Interior Linemen - Aaron Donald, Los Angeles Rams; Cam Heyward, Pittsburgh Linebackers - Bobby Wagner, S...

Rams say goodbye to Coliseum with 31-24 win over Cardinals

Sunday, December 29th, 2019

Several Los Angeles Rams lingered on the Coliseum field after the final whistle, gazing up at the flaming Olympic cauldron atop the Peristyle and savoring the atmosphere in the 96-year-old stadium. Although the Coliseum isn't going anywhere, the Rams are heading south to palatial SoFi Stadium in Inglewood next season. Tyler Higbee and Robert Woods caught touchdown passes from Jared Goff in the fourth quarter, and the Rams secured their third straight winning season with a 31-24 victory over the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday.

Rams say goodbye to Coliseum with 31-24 win over Cardinals

Sunday, December 29th, 2019

Several Los Angeles Rams lingered on the Coliseum field after the final whistle, gazing up at the flaming Olympic cauldron atop the Peristyle and savoring the atmosphere in the 96-year-old stadium. Although the Coliseum isn't going anywhere, the Rams are heading south to palatial SoFi Stadium in Inglewood next season. Tyler Higbee and Robert Woods caught touchdown passes from Jared Goff in the fourth quarter, and the Rams secured their third straight winning season with a 31-24 victory over the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday.

Kyler Murray joins Cam Newton in exclusive dual-threat quarterback club

Sunday, December 29th, 2019

Everyone knew that Kyler Murray had a chance to turn the NFL on its head as the next great dual-threat quarterback when the Arizona Cardinals drafted him first overall in April. He hasn't done so immediately, but he still joined an exclusive club on Sunday against the Los Angeles Rams by surpassing 3,500 passing yards and 500 rushing yards on the season. Murray becomes just the sixth quarterback to accomplish the feat and the second rookie after Cam Newton (2011).

Rams DC Wade Phillips not concerned about reports of firing: ‘I don’t pay attention to rumors’

Thursday, December 26th, 2019

Though rumors have surfaced in recent weeks that defensive coordinator Wade Phillips may not be asked to return to the Los Angeles Rams next season, the longtime coach isn't concerned. As long as there is still a game on their schedule, that's where his focus will be. I don't pay attention to rumors,” said Phillips, whose contract expires at the end of the year, via the Los Angeles Times.

Rams reduced to playoff observers after season of setbacks

Monday, December 23rd, 2019

The Rams were good in 2019, and they could end up as the league's only team with a winning record to miss the playoffs. But a series of setbacks at inopportune times has left them third in the highly competitive NFC West, the only division with two 11-win teams. Los Angeles is 5-7 since a 3-0 start to this season, stumbling through blowout losses and heartbreakers alike that have left them just outside the postseason picture.

Rams reduced to playoff observers after season of setbacks

Monday, December 23rd, 2019

The Rams were good in 2019, and they could end up as the league's only team with a winning record to miss the playoffs. But a series of setbacks at inopportune times has left them third in the highly competitive NFC West, the only division with two 11-win teams. Los Angeles is 5-7 since a 3-0 start to this season, stumbling through blowout losses and heartbreakers alike that have left them just outside the postseason picture.