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Rams working to stem defensive regression from 2020 heights

Oct. 05, 2021 19:23 PM EDT

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams had the NFL's top defense in 2020, and a certain amount of regression was almost inevitable this year. Losing a brilliant coordinator, four starters and a couple of key backups will do that. Four...

New coach, new QB, same early results for struggling Lions

Sep. 21, 2021 00:24 AM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Detroit Lions’ new coach and quarterback are off to a start that resembles the team's previous regimes. Detroit brought in Dan Campbell to replace the fired Matt Patricia. When longtime quarterback Matthew Stafford wanted out, the Lions sent...

Lions RB D'Andre Swift active for game against Packers

Sep. 20, 2021 19:51 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Detroit Lions running back D'Andre Swift will be available for his team's Monday night game against the Green Bay Packers. Swift had been listed as questionable because of a groin injury, though he was a full participant in Saturday's practice....

Lions' Jamaal Williams ready for his return to Green Bay

Sep. 18, 2021 16:06 PM EDT

Detroit Lions running back Jamaal Williams addresses the prospect of facing his former team with the candor and humor that made him such a popular figure throughout his four seasons with the Green Bay Packers. Williams rushed for over 2,000 yards...

Lance cleared for 49ers opener, Decker sidelined for Lions

Sep. 10, 2021 17:51 PM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Rookie quarterback Trey Lance made it through a week of practice with no setbacks to his injured right index finger and is cleared to play in the San Francisco 49ers’ season-opener at Detroit. Lance suffered a small chip fracture in the...

Veteran QBs Stafford, Dalton debut when Rams host Bears

Sep. 09, 2021 17:33 PM EDT

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Two accomplished, 33-year-old veteran quarterbacks are making their debuts with new teams Sunday night at SoFi Stadium. And that's where the similarities end. Matthew Stafford is the Los Angeles Rams' future, their hopes of...

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 leads Rams into race for hometown Super Bowl berth

Sep. 01, 2021 12:29 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES RAMS (11-7) New faces: QB Matthew Stafford, defensive coordinator Raheem Morris, WR DeSean Jackson, RB Sony Michel, WR Tutu Atwell. Key losses: Defensive coordinator Brandon Staley, QB Jared Goff, pass game coordinator Shane Waldron, run...

Michel surprised by trade to Rams, but eager to get running

Aug. 26, 2021 17:37 PM EDT

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Sony Michel might have been the only person around the NFL who was shocked to hear he had been traded by the New England Patriots. The running back still seems pleased he landed with the Los Angeles Rams. After Michel...

Help wanted: Rams looking for sacks beyond Donald, Floyd

Aug. 04, 2021 23:17 PM EDT

IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — You can never have enough capable pass rushers in the NFL. Sure, the Los Angeles Rams have the most disruptive interior defensive lineman in the game in Aaron Donald and outside linebacker Leonard Floyd, who signed a four-year contract worth $64...