Welcome to Scribd, the world's digital library. Read, publish, and share books and documents. See more
Download
Standard view
Full view
of .
Look up keyword
Like this
0Activity
0 of .
Results for:
No results containing your search query
P. 1
2013PreWeek3 Rams at Denver

2013PreWeek3 Rams at Denver

Ratings: (0)|Views: 2 |Likes:
Published by JMOTTUTN
release
release

More info:

Published by: JMOTTUTN on Aug 20, 2013
Copyright:Attribution Non-commercial

Availability:

Read on Scribd mobile: iPhone, iPad and Android.
download as PDF, TXT or read online from Scribd
See more
See less

08/20/2013

pdf

text

original

 
PRESEASON - WEEK 3
St. Louis Rams
(0-2) at
Denver Broncos
(1-1)
Saturday, August 24, 2013
Sports Authority Field
7 p.m. CT
 The St. Louis Rams wrap up their preseason road scheduleas they travel to Denver Saturday night or a nationally-televised game against the Broncos.Saturday’s game marks the ninth preseason meetingbetween the two teams with Denver holding a 6-2 advan-tage in the preseason series. The Rams and Broncos havenot aced each other in the preseason since 1998, and theRams’ last preseason trip to Denver came in 1989. The twoteams last played in the regular season in 2010, a gamethe Rams won in Denver, 36-33.As is typical o the third preseason game, the Rams’ start-ers are expected to see their most action to date when theteam takes the ield Saturday night. That means the spot-light will be on ourth-year QB Sam Bradord. In limitedaction this summer, Bradord has been sharp. He’s completed 65 percent o his passesand racked up 258 yards on just 20 attempts. His passer rating through two games is125.0, and he’s twice connected with WR Chris Givens or a play o 50 yards or more.
RAMS FACE BRONCOS ON NATIONAL TV
LB James Laurinaitis
ARTIS TWYMAN:
 
SENIOR DIRECTOR, COMMUNICATIONS
ATwyman@Rams.NFL.com - 314-516-8759
JULIA FARON:
 
MANAGER, MEDIA RELATIONS
JFaron@Rams.NFL.com - 314-516-8766
CASEY PEARCE:
 
MANAGER, MEDIA INFORMATION
CPearce@Rams.NFL.com - 314-516-8765
TIFFANY WHITE:
 
Communications Assistant
TWhite@Rams.NFL.com - 314-516-8770
RAMS PUBLIC RELATIONS2013 SCHEDULE
PRESEASON (0-2)
Aug. 8 @ Cleveland L, 27-19
Aug. 17 Green Bay
L, 19-7Aug. 24 @ Denver 7 p.m. CBS
Aug. 29 Baltimore 7 p.m. RBNREGULAR SEASONSept. 8 Arizona 3:25 p.m. Fox
Sept. 15 @ Atlanta Noon FoxSept. 22 @ Dallas Noon Fox
Sept. 26 San Francisco (Thurs.) 7:25 p.m. NFLNOct. 6 Jacksonville Noon CBS
Oct. 13 @ Houston Noon FoxOct. 20 @ Carolina Noon Fox
Oct. 28 Seattle (Mon.) 7:40 p.m. ESPNNov. 3 Tennessee Noon CBS
Nov. 10 @ Indianapolis Noon FoxNov. 17 BYE
Nov. 24 Chicago Noon Fox
Dec. 1 @ San Francisco 3:25 p.m. FoxDec. 8 @ Arizona 3:25 p.m. Fox
Dec. 15 New Orleans Noon FoxDec. 22 Tampa Bay Noon Fox
Dec. 29 @ Seattle 3:25 p.m. Fox
MEDIA AVAILABILITY
Mon., Aug. 19
Practice 3:30 - 5:30 p.m.Coach Fisher, Players Available on feld
Tues., Aug. 20
Practice 4 - 6 p.m.Coach Fisher, Players Available on feld
 Wed., Aug. 21
Practice 3:30 - 5:30 p.m.Coach Fisher, Players Available on feld
Thu., Aug. 22
Practice 4 - 6 p.m.Coach Fisher Available on feldPlayers Available on feld
Fri., Aug. 23
 Travel Day - No Availability
Sat., Aug. 24
RAMS AT BRONCOSSports Authority Field7 p.m. (CT)
Visit the Rams Newsroom and media website at media.stlouisrams.comand follow us@StLouisRams
RAMS MEDIA HUBBROADCAST INFORMATION
TELEVISION:
CBSPlay-By-Play:
Greg Gumble
Color Analysts:
Dan Dierdor 
Sideline Reporter:
Allie LaForce
RAMS RADIO:
WXOS, 101.1 FM
 
Play-By-Play:
Steve Savard
Color Analyst:
D’Marco Farr
Sideline Reporter:
 Tony Sotli
 
WR Chris Givens
– Led Rams in receiving yards and inished tied orthird in catches with 42 rec. or 698 yards as a rookie. Scored threetouchdowns and averaged 16.6 yards per catch.
LT Jake Long
Four-time Pro Bowler signed with the Rams inFebruary. Was top overall pick in 2008 NFL Drat.
LG Chris Williams
Signed with the Rams prior to Week 8 o the 2012season and appeared in three games with St. Louis. Former irst roundpick o the Chicago Bears has seen action at our dierent positions.
C Scott Wells
Started seven games in 2012, his irst season with theRams. Suered oot injury in Week 1 that sidelined him or nine contests.Pro Bowler signed with St. Louis ater eight seasons with Green Bay.
RG Harvey Dahl
Started 14 games at right guard beore an arminjury ended his season in December. Mauling road grader has started30 games in two seasons with St. Louis.
RT Rodger Saffold
Moves to the right side ater starting 35 games atlet tackle during irst three seasons. Former second-round pick started10 games in 2012.
TE Jared Cook
Signed with the Rams in February ollowing our sea-sons with Tennessee. Career totals include 131 catches or 1,717 yardsand eight touchdowns.
TE Lance Kendricks
 Tied or third among Rams with 42 catchesin 2012 and tied or second with our touchdown receptions. Caught80-yard touchdown pass in Week 16 last season. Was team’s second-round pick in 2011.
WR Austin Pettis
Caught 30 passes or 261 yards and our touch-downs in second NFL season. Was a third-round pick o the Rams in2011.
QB Sam Bradford
 Top overall pick in 2010 NFL Drat recorded newcareer highs in yards (3,702), touchdowns (21) and passer rating (82.5).Led the team to our ourth-quarter comebacks.
RB Daryl Richardson
Rushed or 475 yards on 98 carries as a rookie,an average o 4.8 yards per attempt while serving as the team’s primarybackup.
KEY CONTRIBUTORSRB Isaiah Pead
Had 10 carries or 54 yards as a rookie and caughtthree passes. Also returned 10 kickos.
WR Brian Quick 
Team’s second round pick in 2012 caught 11 passesor 156 yards and two touchdowns as a rookie.
WR Tavon Austin –
Was eighth overall selection in April’s drat. NamedAll-American ater recording 114 receptions or 1,289 yards and 12touchdowns as a senior. Also rushed or 680 yards and three scores.
RB Zac Stacy
Fith-round pick rushed or 1,141 yards and 10 touch-downs as a senior to become Vanderbilt’s all-time leading rusher.
WR Stedman Bailey
 Third round pick caught 114 passes and scored25 touchdowns as a senior at West Virginia.
OFFENSE
LDE Chris Long
Led Rams with 11.5 sacks last season, his secondconsecutive year leading the team and second in a row in double digits.Also had 50 QB pressures to lead Rams.
LDT Kendall Langford -
 Tallied 57 tackles in irst season with Ramsand added 2.0 sacks and 20 QB pressures. Started all 16 games in 2012.
RDT Michael Brockers
Rams top drat pick in 2012 was named toAll-Rookie Team by
Pro Football Weekly 
and the PFWA ater posting 63tackles, 4.0 sacks and 13 pressures.
RDE Robert Quinn
Second among Rams with 10.5 sacks in 2012,his irst campaign in double digits. Former irst round drat pick was alsosecond in QB pressures (25) and QB hits (17).
LLB Alec Ogletree
Rams’ second o two irst-round picks in April’sdrat. Named First-Team All-SEC last all at Georgia. Led Bulldogs in tack-les in each o team’s inal six games.
MLB James Laurinaitis
Recorded a career high 174 tackles last sea-son. Led the Rams in tackles or the ourth time in as many NFL seasons.Has reached 100 tackles in each o his our NFL campaigns. Interceptedtwo passes and recorded eight passes deensed.
RLB Will Witherspoon
 Tweth-year pro signed with the Rams asa ree agent in July. Also played or St. Louis rom 2006-09. Spent lastthree seasons with Tennessee. Career Totals include 939 tackles, 26sacks and 13 interceptions.
LCB Cortland Finnegan
Veteran leader o secondary was ourthon team with 113 tackles. Recorded one interception in each o irstthree games as a Ram. Boasts 17 career INTs. Returned INT 31 yards or atouchdown in Week 1. Former Pro Bowler has 94 career starts.
RCB Janoris Jenkins
Named to All-Rookie Team by
Pro Football Weekly 
and PFWA ater leading Rams with our interceptions and 15passes deensed. Scored our return touchdown as a rookie (3 INT, 1Fumble).
FS T.J. McDonald
 Third round pick was Second-Team All-Pac 12as a senior and inished USC career with eight interceptions.
SS Darian Stewart
Fourth year pro appeared in 12 games lastyear. Second among Rams with 100 tackles in 2011. Also had a sack, ourorced umbles and two interceptions in 2011.
KEY CONTRIBUTORSDE William Hayes
 Third among Rams with a career high 7.0 sackslast season, his irst in St. Louis. Posted 13 pressures and ive QB hits in2012.
DT Jermelle Cudjo
Played in 15 games with our starts in 2012.Recorded 39 tackles and one sack.
CB Trumaine Johnson
 Third-round pick in 2012 had two intercep-tions and eight passes deensed as a rookie. Posted 35 tackles whileplaying primarily in the team’s sub packages.
S Rodney McLeod
Led Rams with 16 special teams tackles andlooks to take on a role on deense. Made roster as an undrated rookieree agent in 2012 and played in all 16 games, mostly on special teams.
DEFENSE
2013 RAMS PROJECTED STARTERS
 
Final 2012 StatisticsRams (rank) Broncos (rank) 
18.7 (25)
Points Per Game
30.1 (2)
 
314.3 (23)
Total Offense
397.9 (4)
 
107.1 (23)
Rush Offense
114.5 (16)
 
221.9 (19)
Pass Offense
283.4 (5)
 
28:54
Average T.O.P.
31:16
 
21.8 (14t)
Opp. Points Per Game
18.1 (4)
 
342.6 (14)
Total Defense
290.8 (2)
 
117.5 (15)
Rush Defense
91.1 (3)
 
225.1 (15)
Pass Defense
199.6 (3)
 
52/325
Sacks Made/Yards
52/364
 
17/382
Interceptions By/Yards
16/347
 
-1 (17t)
Turnover Differential
-1 (17t)
 
6.6 (31)
Punt Return Average
9.3 (18)
 
21.0 (26)
Kickoff Return Average
23.1 (18)
 
9.8 (17)
Punt Coverage
6.2 (2)
 
24.3 (19)
Kickoff Coverage
22.1 (7)
TALE OF THE TAPE
P
RESEASON
W
EEK
3: S
T
. L
OUIS
R
AMS
 
AT
D
ENVER
B
RONCOS
Former Rams:
• Broncos Head Coach
 John Fox
served as a consultant with the Rams in 1996.• Broncos Assistant Special Teams Coach
Derius Swinton
held the same positionwith the Rams rom 2009-11.
Former Broncos:
• Rams Linebackers Coach
Frank Bush
spent nine seasons as an assistant on MikeShanahan’s sta with the Broncos (1995-03).• Rams Special Teams Coordinator
 John Fassel
is the son o ormer BroncosOensive Coordinator
 Jim Fassel.Colorado Ties:
• Rams
QB Tim Jenkins
is rom Highlands Ranch, Colorado and played at FortLewis College.• Rams Scout
Brian Heimerdinger
played at Colorado State and NorthernColorado.
St. Louis Ties:
• Broncos
RB Montee Ball
is a St. Louis native.• Broncos Deensive Line Coach
 Jay Rodgers
played and coached at Missouri State.
Coaching Connections:
• Rams Tight Ends Coach
Rob Boras
held the same position in Jacksonville whenBroncos Deensive Coordinator
 Jack Del Rio
was the Jaguars head coach.• Broncos Tight Ends Coach
Clancy Barone
, Quarterbacks Coach
Greg Knapp
 and Deensive Quality Control coach
Chris Beake
were on Atlanta’s coachingsta when Rams General Manager
Les Snead
and Director o Player Personnel
Taylor Morton
worked on the Falcons personnel sta.• Broncos Linebackers Coach
Richard Smith
and Rams Linebackers Coach
Frank Bush
coached together with the Houston Texans.
NFL Teammate Connections:
• Broncos
QB Peyton Manning
and Rams
S Matt Giordano
were teammateswith the Colts.
College Teammate Connections:
• Broncos
RB Montee Ball
played with Rams
TE Lance Kendricks
at Wisconsin.• Broncos
C/G Philip Blake
played with Rams
RB Terrance Ganaway
at Baylor.• Broncos
LB Stewart Bradley
played with Rams
TE Zach Potter
at Nebraska.• Broncos
S Quinton Carter
played with Rams
QB Sam Bradford
at Oklahoma.• Broncos
T Ryan Clady
played with Rams
WR Austin Pettis
at Boise State.• Broncos
S Rahim Moore
and Rams
TE Cory Harkey
played together at UCLA.• Broncos
DT Sylvester Williams
and Rams
DE Robert Quinn
played together atNorth Carolina.
NOTABLE CONNECTIONS
• Overall Regular Season Series:
Rams lead series, 6-5
• Overall Preseason Series:
Broncos lead series, 6-2
• Rams Regular Season Home Record vs. Broncos:
4-2
• Rams Regular Season Road Record Broncos:
2-3
• Current Streak:
Rams, two games (2006, 2010)
• Rams Longest Streak:
 Two games (1974-79)
• Broncos Longest Streak:
One game, five times
• Regular Season Point Total:
Rams 249 - Broncos 271
• Most Points, Rams:
41, Rams 41-36 (2000)
• Most Points, Broncos:
35, twice: Broncos 35-14 (1997); 35-24 (1988)
• Most Points, both teams:
77, Rams 41-36 (2000)
• Fewest Points, Rams:
9, Broncos 13-9 (1979)
• Fewest Points, Broncos:
10, twice, last Rams 18-10
SERIES AT GLANCESERIES HISTORY VS. BRONCOS
Regular SeasonRams lead, 7-5Year Result Location
1972 Broncos, 16-10 LA1974 Rams, 17-10 DEN1979 Rams, 13-9 DEN1982 Broncos, 27-24 LA1985 Rams, 20-16 LA1988 Broncos, 35-24 DEN1994 Rams, 27-21 LA1997 Broncos, 35-14 DEN2000 Rams, 41-36 StL2002 Broncos, 23-16 DEN2006 Rams, 18-10 StL2010 Rams, 36-33 DEN

You're Reading a Free Preview

Download
scribd
/*********** DO NOT ALTER ANYTHING BELOW THIS LINE ! ************/ var s_code=s.t();if(s_code)document.write(s_code)//-->