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Rookie QBs whine while Brady, Brees continue

While Drew Brees and Tom Brady continue making history, the rookie quarterbacks are making their mark.Brees broke Peyton Manning’s record for career passing yards on Monday night and Brady became the third quarterback to throw 500 touchdown passes last Thursday night. Brady is 40 TD passes away from passing Manning for first on the career […]

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Even at 5-0, LA Rams still determined to improve run defense

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Although the Los Angeles Rams have few areas of major concern after their impressive 5-0 start, Aaron Donald thinks their rushing defense is something that needs fixing on this smoothly running machine.The All-Pro defensive tackle intends to make sure they repair it.The Rams are a modest 18th in the league […]

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Scuffling cornerback Roby keeps starting job

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Bradley Roby’s poor play against the Jets and failure to promptly call in sick the next day didn’t cost the struggling Denver Broncos cornerback his starting job.”Right now, he is the starter, yes,” coach Vance Joseph said Wednesday.Joseph also said he won’t be taking away Joe Woods’ play-calling duties, either, when […]

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Desmond Howard stands by comments on Clemson running game

ESPN’s Desmond Howard insists he did not know his comments about No. 4 Clemson would offend an assistant coach and upset its fan base.The “College GameDay” analyst, though, stands by his analysis, saying the Tigers run the ball with finesse in the in the latest episode of “PodcastOne Sports Now” with guest host Larry Lage. […]

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Gurley’s 3 TDs keep Rams perfect in 33-31 win over Seahawks

SEATTLE (AP) — Andrew Whitworth was sitting on the bench with his helmet on the ground. Jared Goff was busy in conversation with referee Clete Blakeman about a previous play. Initially, the Los Angeles Rams believed coach Sean McVay would take the safe play and punt rather than the risk of going for it on […]

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Rams OLB Dominique Easley undergoes fourth knee surgery

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams moved Dominique Easley to outside linebacker during training camp partly with the hope of minimizing the risks to his frequently injured knees.It didn’t work.Easley underwent surgery to repair a torn meniscus in his right knee Monday, his fourth major knee surgery since 2011.Rams coach Sean McVay […]

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Rams 2-0 for first time since 2001 after blanking Cardinals

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams had a short week to prepare for Sunday’s game against the Arizona Cardinals.It didn’t look as if they needed extra time.The Rams dominated the Cardinals 34-0. Los Angeles has won its first two games for the first time since 2001, when it started 6-0 en route to […]

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Rams’ Aaron Donald ready to make an impact against Cardinals

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Aaron Donald is his own worst critic. Nothing is going to change that, not even a contract extension that briefly made the Los Angeles Rams’ All-Pro lineman the highest-paid defender in NFL history.Donald was not pleased with his performance in the Rams’ opener, recording one tackle in the 33-13 victory […]

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Rams spoil Gruden’s return with 33-13 win over Raiders

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Once Jared Goff and the Los Angeles Rams offense got started after sitting out the entire preseason, they couldn’t be stopped.Goff threw two touchdown passes, newcomer Marcus Peters returned an interception 50 yards for a touchdown and the Rams used a dominant second half to spoil coach Jon Gruden’s much-anticipated return […]

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