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Pre3 - At Dallas

Pre3 - At Dallas

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The St. Louis Rams hit the road for the second timethis preseason as they travel to Dallas to play theCowboys Saturday night at 7 p.m.The Rams and Cowboys have previously met 23times in the preseason with St. Louis holding a 13-10advantage in those contests. The regular seasonseries between the two clubs is tied at 11-11. TheCowboys beat the Rams, 34-7, in Week 7 last sea-son in Dallas.Last week, the Rams picked up their first victory ofthe preseason as they defeated the Kansas CityChiefs, 31-17. St. Louis’ starting offense scoredon each of its first two drives as QB Sam Bradfordcompleted 6-of-9 passes for 102 yards and twotouchdowns. TE Lance Kendricks and WR Danny Amendola were on the receiv-ing end of Bradford’s scoring strikes.Defensively, the Rams forced four turnovers and delivered five sacks against theChiefs. The first came after CB Janoris Jenkins forced a fumble to end KansasCity’s first drive.
RAMS VISIT COWBOYS IN PRESEASON WEEK 3
VISIT OUR MEDIA WEBSITE AT MEDIA.STLOUISRAMS.COM 
ARTIS TWYMAN
- SENIOR DIRECTOR OF COMMUNICATIONSATWYMAN@RAMS.NFL.COM - 314-516-8759
JULIA FARON
- MANAGER OF MEDIA RELATIONSJFARON@RAMS.NFL.COM - 314-516-8766
CASEY PEARCE
- MANAGER OF MEDIA INFORMATIONCPEARCE@RAMS.NFL.COM - 314-516-8765
QB Sam Bradford 
PRESEASONDay Date Opponent Time TV
Sun. 8/12 at Indianapolis L 38-3
Sat. 8/18 Kansas City W 31-17
Sat. 8/25 at Dallas 7 p.m. KTVI
Thurs. 8/30 Baltimore 7 p.m. KTVIREGULAR SEASON
Sun. 9/9 at Detroit Noon Fox
Sun. 9/16 Washington 3:05 p.m. Fox
Sun. 9/23 at Chicago Noon Fox
Sun. 9/30 Seattle Noon FoxThurs. 10/4 Arizona 7:20 p.m. NFLN
Sun. 10/14 at Miami Noon Fox
Sun. 10/21 Green Bay Noon FoxSun. 10/28 New England* Noon CBS
Sun. 11/4 BYESun. 11/11 at San Francisco 3:15 p.m. Fox
Sun. 11/18 N.Y. Jets Noon CBS
Sun. 11/25 at Arizona 3:15 p.m. Fox
Sun. 12/2 San Francisco Noon Fox
Sun. 12/9 at Buffalo Noon Fox
Sun. 12/16 Minnesota Noon Fox
Sat. 12/23 at Tampa Bay Noon FoxSun. 12/30 at Seattle 3:15 p.m. Fox
2012 SCHEDULE
2012 P
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OWBOYS
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Saturday, August 25, 2012, Cowboys Stadium, 7 p.m.
BROADCAST INFORMATION
TELEVISION
Fox (KTVI, Ch. 2 in St. Louis)
Play-by-Play:
Andrew Siciliano
Color Analysts:
Marshall Faulk, RossTucker
Sideline Reporter:
Maurice Drummond
RADIO
WXOS (101.1 FM)
Play-by-Play:
Steve Savard
Color Analyst:
D’Marco Farr
Sideline Reporter:
Tony SoftliMonday, August 20
-Practice: 3:30 p.m.-Coach Fisher available onfield after practice.-Players available on fieldafter practice
Tuesday, August 21
-Practice: 5:30 p.m.-Coach Fisher available onfield after practice-Players available on fieldafter practice
Wednesday, August 22
-Practice: 3:30 p.m.-Coach Fisher available onfield after practice-Players available on fieldafter practice
Thursday, August 23
No Practice
Friday, August 24
Travel DayNo availability
Saturday, August 25
RamsatCowboysCowboys Stadium, 7 p.m.
THIS WEEK’S MEDIA AVAILABILITY
 
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 Barry Richardson
Started 33 games at right tackle in fourseasons with Kansas City.
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).
KEY CONTRIBUTORS
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.
OFFENSE
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.
KEY CONTRIBUTORS
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.
DEFENSE
2012 RAMS PROJECTED STARTERS
 
Former Rams:
•Cowboys DL Coach
Brian Baker
held the same position in St. Louis from2006-08.• Cowboys Assistant Secondary Coach
Joe Baker
coached in St. Louis in2006.
Former Cowboys:
• Rams WR Coach
Ray Sherman
held the same position with the Cowboysfrom 2007-09.• Rams
WR Danny Amendola
went to training camp with the Cowboys in2007 and was on the team’s practice squad that season.• Rams Director of Player Development
La’Roi Glover
played for theCowboys from 2002-05 and went to the Pro Bowl in each of his four sea-sons in Dallas.• Rams Assistant LB Coach
Joe Bowden
played for the Cowboys in 2000.He is a native of Mesquite, Texas.
Dallas Ties:
• Rams Assistant Head Coach
Dave McGinnis
is a native of Snyder, Texasand played and coached at TCU.• Rams Assistant Strength Coach
Adam Bailey
is from Lindale, Texas andcoached at the University of Texas.• Rams TE Coach
Rob Boras
was an assistant at Texas from 1994-97.• Rams Head Strength Coach
Rock Gullickson
was the strength coach atTexas from 1993-97.
T Jason Smith
is a Dallas native and played at W.T. White High Schoolbefore starring at Baylor.
WR Danario Alexander
hails from Marlin, Texas.
Missouri Ties:
• Cowboys
G David Arkin
played at Missouri State.• Cowboys Linebackers Coach
Matt Eberflus
coached at Missouri from2001-08.
Coaching Connections:
• Rams Offensive Coordinator
Brian Schottenheimer
and CowboysOffensive Line Coach
Bill Callahan
worked together with the New York Jetsfrom 2008-11.• Rams General Manager
Les Snead
worked in the Falcons’ personneldepartment when Cowboys Special Teams Coordinator
Joe DeCamillis
held the same position in Atlanta.• Rams Special Teams Coordinator
John Fassel
and Cowboys DefensiveCoordinator
Rob Ryan
coached together with the Raiders in 2008.• Rams TE Coach
Rob Boras
and Cowboys QB Coach
Wade Wilson
coached together with the Bears.
NFL Teammate Connections:
• Rams
LB Justin Cole
with Cowboys
CB Brandon Carr
in Kansas City.• Rams
LB Mario Haggan
with Cowboys
QB Kyle Orton
in Denver.
College Teammate Connections:
• Cowboys
NT Josh Brent
played with Rams
FB Brit Miller
and
TEMichael Hoomanawanui
at Illinois.• Cowboys
LBs Sean Lee
and
Dan Connor
played with Rams
LB JoshHull
at Penn State.• Cowboys
RB DeMarco Murray
played with Rams
QB Sam Bradford
and
CB Brian Williams
at Oklahoma.• Cowboys
C Bill Nagy
played with Rams
TE Lance Kendricks
atWisconsin.• Cowboys
TE John Phillips
and WR
Kevin Ogletree
played with Rams
DE Chris Long
at Virginia.• Cowboys
CB Morris Claiborne
and
S Danny McCray
played with Rams
DT Michael Brockers, TE Deangelo Peterson
and
C T. Bob Hebert
atLSU.• Cowboys
TE John Phillips
and WR
Kevin Ogletree
played with Rams
DE Chris Long
at Virginia.• Cowboys
LB Bruce Carter
played with Rams
DE Robert Quinn
and
CBKendric Burney
at North Carolina.• Cowboys
DE Clifton Geathers
played with Rams
S Darian Stewart
atSouth Carolina.• Cowboys
WR Raymond Radway
played with Rams
RB DarylRichardson
at Abilene Christian.• Cowboys
CB Mike Jenkins
played with Rams
CB Jerome Murphy
atSouth Florida.
NOTABLE CONNECTIONS
 
2011 Final Stats 
Rams Cowboys12.1 (32)
Points Per Game
23.1 (15)283.6 (31)
Total Offense
375.5 (11)104.2 (23)
Rush Offense
112.9 (18)179.4 (30)
Pass Offense
262.6 (7)28:07
Time Of Possession Average
30:5526.9 (28)
Opponent Points Per Game
21.7 (16)358.4 (22)
Total Defense
343.2 (14)151.7 (31)
Rush Defense
99.1 (7)206.7 (7)
Pass Defense
244.1 (23)-5 (23)
Turnover Differential
+4 (10)
TALE OF THE TAPE
P
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AT
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C
OWBOYS
• Overall Preseason Series:
Rams lead series, 13-10
• Overall Regular Season Series:
Series, 11-11
• Overall Postseason Series:
Series is tied, 4-4
• Rams Regular Season Home Record vs. Cowboys:
6-5
• Rams Regular Season Road Record vs. Cowboys:
5-6
• Current Streak:
Cowboys, one game (2011)
• Rams Longest Streak:
Two games (1967-69)
• Cowboys Longest Streak:
Two games (1981-84)
• Regular Season Point Total:
Rams 484 - Cowboys 449
• Most Points, Rams:
38, two times, Rams 38-13 (1960); Rams38-14 (1980)
• Most Points, Cowboys:
35, Cowboys 35-7 (2007)
• Most Points, both teams:
68, Rams 37-31 (1973)
• Fewest Points, Rams:
6, Cowboys 30-6 (1979)
• Fewest Points, Cowboys:
10, Rams 29-10 (1986)
• Fewest Points, both teams:
23, Cowboys 13-10 (2002)
THE SERIES AT A GLANCESERIES HISTORY VS. COWBOYS
Regular SeasonSeries Tied, 11-11Year Result Location
1960 Rams, 38-13 DAL1962 Cowboys, 27-17 LA1967 Rams, 35-13 DAL1969 Rams, 24-23 LA1971 Cowboys, 28-21 DAL1973 Rams, 37-31 LA1975 Cowboys, 18-7 DAL1978 Rams, 27-14 LA1979 Cowboys, 30-6 DAL1980 Rams, 38-14 LA1981 Cowboys, 29-17 DAL1984 Cowboys, 20-13 LA1986 Rams, 29-10 LA1987 Cowboys, 29-21 LA1989 Rams, 35-31 DAL1990 Cowboys, 24-21 LA
Year Result Location
1992 Rams, 27-23, DAL2002 Cowboys, 13-10 StL2005 Rams, 20-10 DAL2007 Cowboys, 35-7 DAL2008 Rams, 34-14 StL2011 Cowboys, 34-7 DAL
PostseasonTied, 4-4Year Result Location
1973 Cowboys, 27-16 DAL1975 Cowboys, 37-7 LA1976 Rams, 14-12 DAL1978 Cowboys, 28-0 LA1979 Rams, 21-19 DAL1980 Cowboys, 34-13 DAL1983 Rams, 24-17 DAL1985 Rams, 20-0 LA

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