Latest Los Angeles Rams News

Rams rework Matthew Stafford's contract to avoid holdout, but no extension for QB

Jul. 23, 2024 17:35 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams have come to a resolution with quarterback Matthew Stafford to avoid a potential holdout during training camp, which starts Wednesday at Loyola Marymount University. Coach Sean McVay said the agreement does not include a contract extension...

Rams re-sign veteran safety John Johnson after successful return last season

Jul. 04, 2024 13:37 PM EDT

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Veteran safety John Johnson has re-signed with the Los Angeles Rams after his successful return to the team last season. The Rams announced the new deal Thursday for Johnson, a third-round draft pick in 2017. Johnson spent his first four...

Athletics to move to 1st week of 2028 Olympics, swimming to 2nd week, plus some venues changed

Jun. 21, 2024 15:23 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The 2028 Los Angeles Olympics on Friday announced changes to its venue plan that it says will create an estimated $156 million in combined savings and revenue increases. Swimming will be held in a temporary pool at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, with its 38,000...

NFL running backs in new places could struggle to match the production they had with original teams

Jun. 18, 2024 11:27 AM EDT

Saquon Barkley’s move from one NFC East team to another gives Philadelphia Eagles coach Nick Sirianni the opportunity to deliver a stinging response whenever a rival fan shouts “Go Giants” at him. “I typically let it go,” Sirianni said. "But if the guy gets me good enough,...

At 76, Wade Phillips hopes to get elusive first title as a head coach in Sunday's UFL Championship

Jun. 15, 2024 06:11 AM EDT

Wade Phillips has long been considered one of the best defensive coordinators in pro football. His track record as a head coach though, especially when it comes to the postseason, hasn't been looked on as kindly. However, Phillips has a chance to get an elusive...

Jets sign defensive lineman Takkarist McKinley after he had a tryout in minicamp

Jun. 13, 2024 16:34 PM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets signed defensive lineman Takkarist McKinley on Thursday after he had a tryout with the team during its two-day minicamp. McKinley was the 26th overall pick by Atlanta in 2017 and has 20 career sacks, but hasn’t played in a...

QB-receiver tandem of Baker Mayfield and Sterling Shepard are excited to be reunited with Bucs

Jun. 13, 2024 14:46 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Baker Mayfield jumpstarted his NFL career with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Now, the quarterback is hoping to help a former college teammate do the same. Sterling Shepard, the ex-New York Giants receiver who played with the No. 1 overall pick from...

After 8 modest years in Thousand Oaks, the Los Angeles Rams leave their 'temporary' training home

Jun. 11, 2024 19:31 PM EDT

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — When Sean McVay became the Los Angeles Rams' head coach, he was told the team's decidedly modest training complex in a back corner of the city's outer suburbs was only a temporary arrangement. “Temporary” turned out to mean eight years. ...

Rams QB Stetson Bennett says he stepped away from football last year to address mental health

May. 28, 2024 21:41 PM EDT

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles Rams quarterback Stetson Bennett says he stepped away from football last year to address his mental health. Bennett said Tuesday that he feels recharged and ready to play again. The two-time national champion at the University of Georgia is...

49ers assistant Brandon Staley looks for a coaching 'reset' after firing by Chargers

May. 23, 2024 06:01 AM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Brandon Staley's rise up the coaching ranks was meteoric, going from a Division III defensive coordinator to head coach in the NFL in a dizzying five-year span. Staley's stay at the top of the football coaching profession proved to be brief as he was...