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AP NFL Defensive Rookie Of The Year

Feb. 08, 2024 21:35 PM EST

The National Football League’s Defensive Rookie of the Year named by the Associated Press and selected each year by a nationwide panel of media: 2023 — Will Anderson, DE, Houston 2022 — Sauce Gardner, DB, New York Jets 2021 — Micah Parsons, LB,...

AP NFL Defensive Player of the Year

Feb. 08, 2024 21:32 PM EST

The NFL Defensive Player of the Year as awarded by The Associated Press and selected by a nationwide panel of media: 2023 — Myles Garrett, Cleveland, DE 2022 — Nick Bosa, San Francisco, DE 2021 — T.J. Watt, Pittsburgh, Edge 2020 —...

Overachieving Rams head into a brighter future after discouraging one-point playoff loss to Lions

Jan. 15, 2024 18:37 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams improved more quickly and won more games than almost anybody expected this season. That didn't make their one-point road playoff loss to the Detroit Lions on Sunday any less painful in the moment. But once the sting wears off,...

NFL All-Pro: McCaffrey, Hill, Warner unanimous; 14 first-timers

Jan. 12, 2024 12:29 PM EST

Christian McCaffrey, Tyreek Hill and Fred Warner are unanimous choices for The Associated Press 2023 NFL All-Pro Team. The 49ers’ McCaffrey and Warner and the Dolphins’ Hill received first-team votes from all 50 members of a nationwide panel of media members who regularly cover...

Surprising Rams roll into playoffs with momentum from 7 wins in 8 games since their bye week

Jan. 08, 2024 20:07 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Not many teams are heading into the postseason playing better football than the Los Angeles Rams, who have won seven of eight since their bye week to earn a history-rich playoff showdown in Detroit. And while momentum doesn't always mean much in the playoff...

49ers and Rams turn to some reserves headed into low-impact finale

Jan. 04, 2024 18:53 PM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Figuring out how many players he can rest for the playoffs while still fielding a team in a meaningless Week 18 game is a new challenge for San Francisco 49ers coach Kyle Shanahan. It sure beats the alternative of still having plenty at stake in the...

LA Rams rookie sensations Kobie Turner, Byron Young chase sacks and history together

Jan. 04, 2024 18:42 PM EST

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Kobie Turner and Byron Young trained together for months before the Los Angeles Rams drafted them 12 picks apart in the third round. They've been two of the league's best defensive rookies, and now they're neck and neck in the NFL rookie sacks race...

Rams will sit Stafford, Kupp, Donald, Kyren in regular-season finale vs 49ers to rest for playoffs

Jan. 03, 2024 19:31 PM EST

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Matthew Stafford, Aaron Donald, Kyren Williams, Cooper Kupp and linebacker Ernest Jones will not play in the playoff-bound Los Angeles Rams' regular-season finale at San Francisco. Carson Wentz will make his first start for the Rams (9-7) on Sunday,...

Sean McVay's fingerprints are all over the Rams' second-half surge into playoff contention

Dec. 22, 2023 15:56 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Safety John Johnson re-signed with the Los Angeles Rams during training camp, when most NFL observers thought this rebuilding team coming off a dismal 5-12 season had only a slim chance of even contending for a playoff spot this year. That didn't deter Johnson,...

Rams star Aaron Donald downgraded to questionable with groin tightness for game vs Washington

Dec. 16, 2023 17:14 PM EST

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Aaron Donald has been downgraded to questionable for the Los Angeles Rams' game against Washington on Sunday due to groin tightness. The seven-time All-Pro defensive lineman was added to the Rams' injury report Saturday after he practiced during the...