WR Brandon Gibson
– Caught 36 passes for 431 yards and atouchdown last season.
LT Rodger Saffold –
Started first 25 games of his careerbefore a pectoral injury ended his 2011 season after nine games.Was a 2010 All-Rookie selection.
LG Quinn Ojinnaka –
Versatile lineman has started 50 gameswith Colts, Falcons and Patriots; spent 2011 training camp withRams.
C Scott Wells –
Signed with Rams in March after eight sea-sons with Packers. Named to Pro Bowl last season. Started 100games with Green Bay from 2004-11.
RG Harvey Dahl –
Mauling road grater enters second seasonwith St. Louis. Started all 16 games last season, including 10 at RGand six at RT after injuries forced him to slide over.
RT Jason Smith –
Former second-overall pick started 15 ofthe team’s 16 games at right tackle in 2010 before seeing his 2011season cut short by injury.
TE Lance Kendricks –
Second round pick in 2011 had 28receptions for 352 yards as a rookie.
WR Danny Amendola
Missed 15 games last season after suf-fering season-ending elbow injury in opener. In 2010, led the Ramswith 85 receptions for 689 yards and tied for the team lead withthree touchdown catches.
QB Sam Bradford –
2010 NFL Offensive Rookie of the Yearcompleted 191 passes for 2,164 yards in 10 games last season.
FB Brit Miller –
Appeared in 12 games with two starts at full-back last season and was a key contributor on special teams.
RB Steven Jackson –
Three-time Pro Bowler rushed for 1,145yards last season. Is leading rusher among active NFL runningbacks and holds NFL’s longest active streak of consecutive 1,000-yard seasons (7).
TE Michael Hoomanawanui –
Caught seven passes for 83yards before suffering a season-ending knee injury last season.
WR Greg Salas –
Caught 27 passes for 261 yards before suf-fering a season-ending leg injury that cut his rookie campaign shortafter six games.
WR Brian Quick –
First of three second round picks byRams caught 202 passes for 3,418 yards and 31 touchdowns atAppalachian State. Holds the school career-record for receptionsand ranks fifth in Southern Conference history.
RB Isaiah Pead –
Second round pick was First-Team All-BigEast and Big East Offensive Player of the Year in 2012. Ranks thirdin Bearcats history with 3,288 rushing yards and 27 rushing touch-downs.
WR Steve Smith
– Led the NFC with 107 rec. in 2009. Careertotals include 231 catches for 2,510 yards and 12 touchdowns.
TE Matthew Mulligan
– Appeared in 34 career games with theJets & started 11 while playing for Rams Offensive CoordinatorBrian Schottenheimer.
LDE Chris Long –
Led the Rams with career-high 13.0 sacks in2011. Also added 15 pressures and 16 QB hits to go along with 33tackles. Signed four-year contract extension in July.
LDT Kendall Langford -
Signed with Rams as a free agent inMarch. Played in 64 games with 55 starts with Miami. Collectedeight career sacks and posted 141 career tackles (101 solo).
RDT Michael Brockers –
First-round draft pick was a Second-Team All-SEC selection at LSU. Started 15 games in two seasonsand was credited with 79 tackles (34 solo), two sacks (16 yards), 11tackles for loss (33 yards) and
ve quarterback pressures.
RDE Robert Quinn –
Rams’ 2011 top draft choice had 5.0 sacksand 14 quarterback hits in 15 games. Was NFC Special TeamsPlayer of the Week in Week 8 after blocking a punt that led to a TDand blocked or partially blocked three punts.
SLB Mario Haggan –
Tenth-year pro has appeared in 121games; spent four seasons in Denver after five with Buffalo; specialteams standout.
MLB James Laurinaitis –
Led the Rams in tackles for third timein as many seasons with the club. Posted 142 stops. Has at least100 tackles in each of his first three NFL seasons. Also had 3.0sacks and two interceptions.
WLB Jo-Lonn Dunbar –
Led all Saints linebackers with 90 tacklesin 2011; started 14 games last season; played four years in NewOrleans.
LCB Cortland Finnegan –
Signed with St. Louis during openingweek of free agency after standout career in Tennessee. FormerPro Bowler has 79 career starts. Career totals include 14 intercep-tions, 2 forced fumbles, 2 fumble recoveries and 4 touchdowns.
RCB Bradley Fletcher –
Missed 12 games due to knee injurylast season. Led Rams with 4 interceptions in 2010. Has 22 careerstarts in three NFL seasons.
SS Craig Dahl –
Totaled 54 tackles on defense and tied for theteam lead with 14 special teams stops.
FS Quintin Mikell –
Second among Rams with 100 tackles.Also had a sack, four forced fumbles and two interceptions. Veteranfree agent joined St. Louis prior to 2011 after eight seasonswith Eagles.
DE William Hayes –
Played in 48 games with 12 starts forTitans over a four-year campaign. Collected 181 career tackles(105 solo) and 8.0 sacks.
S Darian Stewart –
Third-year pro finished third amongRams with 91 tackles in 2011. Led team with 10 passes defensedand had 3.0 sacks and one interception.
CB Josh Gordy –
Led the Rams with three interceptions lastseason. Posted 53 tackles and three passes defensed while start-ing eight games.
DT Trevor Laws –
Joins Rams after four seasons with Eagles;notched a career-high 40 tackles to go along with 16 quarterbackpressures in 2011.
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