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FILE - In this Dec. 15, 2019, file photo, Los Angeles Rams defensive coordinator Wade Phillips watches as they play the Dallas Cowboys in an NFL football game in Dallas. Veteran defensive coordinator Wade Phillips has been fired by the Los Angeles Rams after three winning seasons. Phillips announced Monday, Jan. 6, 2020, on Twitter that the Rams are not renewing his contract. (AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth, File)

LA Rams fire veteran defensive coordinator Wade Phillips

Jan. 6, 2020 5:16 PM EST

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Veteran defensive coordinator Wade Phillips has been fired by the Los Angeles Rams after three winning seasons. Phillips announced Monday on Twitter that the Rams are not renewing his contract, and the team later confirmed it. The 72-year-old former head coach of a record six...

Los Angeles Rams quarterback Jared Goff greets fans after their win against the Arizona Cardinals during second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Rams disappointed by playoff absence despite winning season

Dec. 30, 2019 6:55 PM EST

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams have learned all about the minuscule differences between a Super Bowl run and an early offseason. Despite finishing 9-7, coach Sean McVay's team missed the playoffs for the first time in his three seasons in charge. One year after winning the NFC title and...

Los Angeles Rams running back Todd Gurley (30) is tackled by Arizona Cardinals middle linebacker Jordan Hicks (58) and strong safety Budda Baker during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

LA Rams host Cardinals in quiet farewell to fabled Coliseum

Dec. 26, 2019 1:36 PM EST

The Los Angeles Rams’ second residency at the Coliseum will end quietly Sunday when they finish out their disappointing season against Arizona. And if the Cardinals are bidding goodbye to Larry Fitzgerald at the same time, they’re also doing it without fanfare — which is just how their...

Los Angeles Rams quarterback Jared Goff, left, sits on the bench with teammates during the second half of the team's NFL football game against the San Francisco 49ers in Santa Clara, Calif., Saturday, Dec. 21, 2019. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)

Rams reduced to playoff observers after season of setbacks

Dec. 23, 2019 3:57 PM EST

Only five teams in the last 10 years failed to make the playoffs in the season after they reached the Super Bowl. The Los Angeles Rams (8-7) officially joined that disappointing group Saturday night. Their last-second loss at San Francisco encapsulated so much of what went just wrong enough this season for coach...

Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan (2) works in the pocket against the Carolina Panthers during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Ryan expecting another sparse crowd in Falcons' home finale

Dec. 19, 2019 6:19 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Quarterback Matt Ryan does not blame Falcons fans for poor attendance at home games the last couple of years. Atlanta is out of the playoffs for the second straight season and Ryan, the 2016 NFL MVP, knows another sparse crowd awaits when the Falcons host Jacksonville in Sunday's home...

Jacksonville Jaguars head coach Doug Marrone watches during the first half of an NFL football game against the Indianapolis Colts, Sunday, Nov. 17, 2019, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Jaguars adjust clocks with Coughlin gone, stump for Marrone

Dec. 19, 2019 5:05 PM EST

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — About 12 hours after Jaguars owner Shad Khan fired top executive Tom Coughlin, all the clocks inside the building were reset. There was no more "Coughlin Time" in Jacksonville. It could be the franchise's most significant change. There's growing belief that Khan plans to keep...

File-This photo taken Aug. 29, 2019, shows Tom Coughlin, executive vice president of football operations for the Jacksonville Jaguars watching players warm up before an NFL preseason football game in Jacksonville, Fla. Owner Shad Khan has a decision to make about the Jaguars (4-7), who are on the verge of missing the playoffs for the 11th time in the last 12 years. Khan hired Coughlin and head coach Doug Marrone at the same time in 2017, adding them to incumbent general manager Dave Caldwell and creating a triumvirate that worked well for two seasons. It now appears to be falling apart. Marrone took a shot at Coughlin on Tuesday, the first clear sign of internal strife. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton, File)

Jaguars fire Coughlin amid 3rd season, following NFLPA shot

Dec. 18, 2019 9:18 PM EST

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars fired top executive Tom Coughlin on Wednesday, parting ways with the two-time Super Bowl-winning coach a little more than a day after the NFL Players Union took a sledgehammer to his reputation. Coughlin served as executive vice president of football...

Los Angeles Rams cornerback Jalen Ramsey (20) celebrates his interception against the Arizona Cardinals with teammate defensive end Dante Fowler during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

LA Rams' Fowler confirms fine drama with Coughlin, Jags

Dec. 18, 2019 9:09 PM EST

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — For Dante Fowler and Jalen Ramsey, the drama around the Jacksonville Jaguars this week has been just one more reminder of how happy they are to be in LA. Two of the Los Angeles Rams' three prominent former Jaguars were involved in multiple conflicts with top executive Tom...

File-This photo taken Aug. 29, 2019, shows Tom Coughlin, executive vice president of football operations for the Jacksonville Jaguars watching players warm up before an NFL preseason football game in Jacksonville, Fla. Owner Shad Khan has a decision to make about the Jaguars (4-7), who are on the verge of missing the playoffs for the 11th time in the last 12 years. Khan hired Coughlin and head coach Doug Marrone at the same time in 2017, adding them to incumbent general manager Dave Caldwell and creating a triumvirate that worked well for two seasons. It now appears to be falling apart. Marrone took a shot at Coughlin on Tuesday, the first clear sign of internal strife. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton, File)

Arbitrator rules against Jaguars in grievance with NFLPA

Dec. 16, 2019 4:41 PM EST

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Tom Coughlin tried to fine former Jacksonville Jaguars defensive end Dante Fowler more than $700,000 for missing “mandatory” appointments with a team trainer or physician. It was just one example of how Coughlin has run roughshod over players since his return to...

Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray is sacked by Los Angeles Rams defensive end Dante Fowler during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

Sack binge sends LA Rams defense past last season's total

Dec. 11, 2019 8:35 PM EST

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams have put consistent, strong pressure on opposing quarterbacks for the past two months. Linebacker Clay Matthews realizes sacks and pressures don't win games by themselves, but the Rams' success in pursuing passers is playing a significant role in their...