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Rams vs Cardinals: Official Game Day Thread

Discussion in 'RAMS - NFL TALK' started by bluecoconuts, Nov 27, 2011.

  1. Lesson

    Lesson Well-Known Member

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    Do you think it will include a new HC and GM?
  2. DR RAM

    DR RAM Rams Lifer

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    I don't know. I think there's a reasonable chance that at least one of them will not be back next season.
  3. Angry Ram

    Angry Ram aka Captain RAmerica aka the OG Rammer

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    I agree. Three things the Rams need. Luck, not Andrew. Health. And playmakers.
  4. Stranger

    Stranger How big is infinity?

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    Wow, this post surprises me coming from you, Dr. R.
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    -X- I'm the dude, man.

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    I don't know. It could happen. Could be as much as Kroenke telling McDaniels to choose his assistants (OL, WR, TE, QB coaches), getting a whole new training staff, and a President of Football Operations. That's a lot of changes that could probably do some good.
  6. Angry Ram

    Angry Ram aka Captain RAmerica aka the OG Rammer

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    I think it'll be very surprising if there WON'T be changes. I'm not gonna say who. Actually, I hope there are major changes b/c it would show me that Stan Kroenke is committed to making this team a winner.
  7. RamsSince1969

    RamsSince1969 Well-Known Member

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    That's what I was thinking too. Enough is enough.
  8. Ramhusker

    Ramhusker Well-Known Member Pick 'Em Champion Pit Boss

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    There's a breaking point for everyone. Even saints.
  9. DR RAM

    DR RAM Rams Lifer

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    The statement I made was an overall one. Coaching, player acquisition and decisions must improve. And we have a lot of free agents.

    99 Ah You, C.J. DE 6-4 270 29 3 Oklahoma
    84 Alexander, Danario WR 6-5 215 23 2 Missouri
    47 Bajema, Billy TE 6-4 259 29 7 Oklahoma State
    95 Bannan, Justin DT 6-3 310 32 10 Colorado
    63 Bell, Jacob G 6-4 300 30 8 Miami (Ohio)
    8 Bradford, Sam QB 6-4 228 24 2 Oklahoma
    60 Brown, Jason C 6-3 328 28 7 North Carolina
    3 Brown, Josh K 6-0 205 32 9 Nebraska
    37 Butler, James SS 6-3 209 29 7 Georgia Tech
    57 Chamberlain, Chris LB 6-1 230 26 4 Tulsa
    Cole, Justin LB 6-3 242 24 2 San Jose State
    15 Curry, Dominique WR 6-2 224 24 2 California, PA
    43 Dahl, Craig S 6-1 209 26 5 North Dakota State
    62 Dahl, Harvey G 6-5 305 30 6 Nevada-Reno
    4 Feeley, A.J. QA 6-3 220 34 11 Oregon
    11 Gibson, Brandon WR 6-0 210 24 2 Washington State
    71 Gibson, Gary LDT 6-3 300 29 6 Rutgers
    73 Goldberg, Adam RT 6-7 309 31 7 Wyoming
    38 Gordy, Josh DB 5-11 195 24 1 Central Michigan
    96 Hall, James RDE 6-2 281 34 10 Michigan
    26 Hood, Rod CB 5-11 201 30 9 Auburn
    70 Hughes, Kevin OT 6-4 300 R SE Louisiana
    56 Hull, Josh SLB 6-3 239 24 R Penn State
    39 Jackson, Steven RB 6-2 236 28 6 Oregon State
    5 Jones, Donnie P 6-2 225 31 7 Louisiana State
    50 Kehl, Bryan LB 6-2 237 27 3 Brigham Young

    88 Kendricks, Lance TE 6-3 247 23 R Wisconsin
    21 King, Justin LCB 5-11 188 24 3 Penn State
    55 Laurinaitis, James MLB 6-2 247 24 2 Ohio State
    59 Leber, Ben LB 6-3 244 32 10 Kansas State
    79 LeVoir, Mark G 6-7 310 29 5 Notre Dame
    83 Lloyd, Brandon WR 6-0 188 30 9 Illinois
    91 Long, Chris RDE 6-3 276 26 3 Virginia
    67 Mattison, Bryan G 6-3 310 27 2 Iowa
    44 McQuaide, Jake LS 6-2 219 R Ohio State
    27 Mikell, Quintin DB 5-10 203 31 9 Boise State
    49 Miller, Brit RB 6-0 243 25 1 Illinois
    17 Miller, Nick WR 5-9 180 24 3 Southern Utah
    30 Ness, Nate CB 6-1 190 25 2 Arizona
    53 Nixon, David LB 6-3 225 26 3 Brigham Young
    34 Norwood, Jerious RB 5-11 209 28 6 Mississippi State
    18 Pettis, Austin WR 6-2 209 R Boise State
    51 Poppinga, Brady LB 6-3 250 32 7 Brigham Young
    35 Porter, Quinn RB 6-0 205 25 1 Stillman
    94 Quinn, Robert DE 6-4 265 21 R North Carolina
    98 Robbins, Fred LDT 6-4 325 34 11 Wake Forest
    97 Scott, Darell RDT 6-3 315 25 2 Clemson

    92 Sims, Eugene RDE 6-6 250 25 R West Texas A&M
    81 Spach, Stephen TE 6-4 260 29 6 Fresno State
    20 Stewart, Darian S 5-11 215 23 R South Carolina
    72 Welch, Thomas OT 6-6 300 24 1 Vanderbilt
    33 Williams, Cadillac RB 5-11 204 29 7 Auburn
    64 Wragge, Tony G 6-4 310 32 7 New Mexico State


    Steve Spagnuolo
    Steve Loney
    Ken Flajole
    Josh McDaniels Because of Bradford.
    Nolan Cromwell
    Billy Devaney

    Orange - iffy to needs improvement.
    Red - cut or fire.
    Blue - keep and develop

    That's a lot of changes to me. I didn't include the IR players.
  10. Ramhusker

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    -X- I'm the dude, man.

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    Really? Flajole? Are you suggesting Spags take over DC duties at the same time, or bring in someone off of the same coaching tree?
  12. DR RAM

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    I think Spags IS already the D coordinator. Seems to me he took over a few weeks ago, so why keep Flajole, give someone else the spot that can get it done.
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    Remember, Stan, or whoever he brings in to run the team, is going to be thinking about these decisions from a business perspective, and that means convincing the fans that you're making enough changes so that they will opt for another season of season-tickets. So, as we've discussed here previously, some may have to go simply for marketing purposes. I don't know if or how that impacts your list, Dr Ram, but thought I should bring up the point, even though it's been addressed on this forum befor.
  14. bluecoconuts

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    If it was a pure business decision, it would be a move to LA, since AEG has already said they will pay for the move, the stadium, any penalties for leaving stadiums early, as well as pay for marketing and have a higher internal salary cap than the Rams most likely have, while still maintaining minority ownership.

    AEG has done basically everything to try to get teams to move to LA, pure business wise, it's a slam dunk to move the Rams back, given the stadium issues, and the fact they don't have to worry about a second team there (at least not at this time).
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    -X- I'm the dude, man.

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    Yeah, actually, there are about 10 guys missing from that list since they're on IR now.
  16. DR RAM

    DR RAM Rams Lifer

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    And THAT fact (in a big way) lends to the number of blue players listed, and why the Rams are what they are now. We can't compete with the talent that we currently have on our 53. You are only as good as your worst player that has to contribute in a big way, and we have too many players like that, mostly because of injuries.

    Unfortunately, players like Fletcher, Bartell, Hoomanwanui, Clayton, etc. might be orange players because of injury, when they should be blue players.
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    WOW! IS that really you ^^^ Jim Thomas??? :roll: The biggest failure of all is a fat, grown man who writes a blog using the term "epic fail".......