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Stafford sees ways to improve after impressive Rams debut

Sep. 15, 2021 21:59 PM EDT

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Matthew Stafford's debut with the Los Angeles Rams was so sharp that it could have left the quarterback and his head coach struggling to find areas for improvement in Week 2. But Stafford and Sean McVay have both been in the NFL long enough...

Stafford leads LA Rams past Bears 34-14 in dynamic debut

Sep. 13, 2021 00:30 AM EDT

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Matthew Stafford's second pass for the Los Angeles Rams traveled 53 majestic yards through the air and dropped right into the hands of Van Jefferson, who fell down untouched, stood up and scored. The Rams have bet their future on Stafford being...

No surprise: NFL quarterbacks making the most money by far

Sep. 10, 2021 11:27 AM EDT

On and off the field, NFL quarterbacks — no surprise here — are making the most money. Even in a year when the salary cap has decreased, the big name passers are getting richer. According to Forbes, the 10 biggest earners will collect about $418 million in salary,...

Stafford, McVay team up to bolster reputations with Rams

Sep. 01, 2021 18:10 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Matthew Stafford is an elite quarterback with almost no significant team success during his dozen seasons in the NFL. Sean McVay is a brilliant offensive football coach whose past two teams didn't crack the NFL's top 10 in scoring. ...

Stafford, Rams struggle in joint practice with Raiders

Aug. 18, 2021 18:03 PM EDT

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — There were dark clouds over the Los Angeles Rams during their first joint practice with the Las Vegas Raiders on Wednesday, and it had nothing to do with an unusual August rainstorm that alternated from drizzling to downpour and back again during the two-hour...

Pick a number: NFL players relish new single-digit identity

Aug. 06, 2021 17:52 PM EDT

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — When Patrick Peterson found out about the NFL rule change expanding the ranges of jersey numbers that players are allowed to wear, he quickly contacted one of his new teammates on the Minnesota Vikings. The eight-time Pro Bowl cornerback wanted his...

Rams' Stafford avoids serious injury after thumb hit helmet

Aug. 03, 2021 22:35 PM EDT

IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — A piece of white tape wrapped around the base of his right thumb and a tan bandage on its joint were the only signs Tuesday that Los Angeles Rams quarterback Matthew Stafford had left practice early the previous day after hitting his throwing hand on a helmet. ...

Stafford, fans creating more spirited training camp for Rams

Jul. 31, 2021 22:57 PM EDT

IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — When the Los Angeles Rams held training camp behind closed doors last season, it started with the defense getting the better of the offense. That proved to be a preview of coming attractions, with the Rams fielding the best defense in football in...