2014 St. Louis Rams season

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2014 St. Louis Rams season
Head coach Jeff Fisher
General manager Les Snead
Owner Stan Kroenke
Home field Edward Jones Dome
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The 2014 St. Louis Rams season is the franchise's 77th season in the National Football League, the 20th overall in St. Louis and the third under head coach Jeff Fisher. The Rams will attempt to reach a playoff berth for the first time since their 2004 season.

2014 draft class[edit]

Main article: 2014 NFL Draft
Round Selection Player Position College
1 2[A] Greg Robinson Offensive tackle Auburn
13 Aaron Donald Defensive tackle Pittsburgh
2 41[B] Lamarcus Joyner Cornerback Florida State
3 75 Tre Mason Running back Auburn
4 110 Maurice Alexander Safety Utah St.
5 None[B]
6 188 E. J. Gaines Cornerback Missouri
214[C] Garrett Gilbert Quarterback SMU
7 226 Mitchell Van Dyk Offensive tackle Portland St.
241[D] Christian Bryant Free safety Ohio St.
249[C] Michael Sam Defensive end Missouri
250[C] Demetrius Rhaney Center Tennessee St.

Staff[edit]

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Current roster[edit]

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Rookies in italics
Roster updated September 26, 2014‎
Depth ChartTransactions

53 Active, 6 Inactive, 10 Practice Squad

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Schedule[edit]

Preseason[edit]

The Rams' preseason opponents were announced on April 9, 2014. The season took a turn for the worst when starting QB Sam Bradford tore his ACL against the Cleveland Browns on August 23. It was the same ACL he tore the year before that caused him to miss the last half of the year.

Week Date Kickoff Opponent Results Game site TV NFL.com
recap
Final score Team record
1 August 8 7:00 p.m. CDT New Orleans Saints L 24–26 0–1 Edward Jones Dome KTVI Recap
2 August 16 3:00 p.m. CDT Green Bay Packers L 7–21 0–2 Edward Jones Dome KTVI/NFLN Recap
3 August 23 7:00 p.m. CDT at Cleveland Browns W 33–14 1–2 FirstEnergy Stadium KTVI Recap
4 August 28 6:00 p.m. CDT at Miami Dolphins L 13–14 1–3 Sun Life Stadium KTVI Recap

Regular season[edit]

The Rams' regular season schedule was announced on April 23, 2014.

Week Date Kickoff Opponent Results Game site TV NFL.com
recap
Final score Team record
1 September 7 12:00 p.m. CDT Minnesota Vikings L 6–34 0–1 Edward Jones Dome Fox Recap
2 September 14 3:05 p.m. CDT at Tampa Bay Buccaneers W 19–17 1–1 Raymond James Stadium Fox Recap
3 September 21 12:00 p.m. CDT Dallas Cowboys L 31–34 1–2 Edward Jones Dome Fox Recap
4 Bye
5 October 5 12:00 p.m. CDT at Philadelphia Eagles Lincoln Financial Field Fox
6 October 13 7:30 p.m. CDT San Francisco 49ers Edward Jones Dome ESPN
7 October 19 12:00 p.m. CDT Seattle Seahawks Edward Jones Dome Fox
8 October 26 12:00 p.m. CDT at Kansas City Chiefs Arrowhead Stadium Fox
9 November 2 3:05 p.m. CST at San Francisco 49ers Levi's Stadium Fox
10 November 9 3:25 p.m. CST at Arizona Cardinals University of Phoenix Stadium Fox
11 November 16 12:00 p.m. CST Denver Broncos Edward Jones Dome CBS
12 November 23 3:05 p.m. CST at San Diego Chargers Qualcomm Stadium Fox
13 November 30 12:00 p.m. CST Oakland Raiders Edward Jones Dome CBS
14 December 7 12:00 p.m. CST at Washington Redskins FedEx Field Fox
15 December 11 7:25 p.m. CST Arizona Cardinals Edward Jones Dome NFLN
16 December 21 3:05 p.m. CST New York Giants Edward Jones Dome Fox
17 December 28 3:25 p.m. CST at Seattle Seahawks CenturyLink Field Fox
Notes
  • Intra-division opponents are in bold text.
  • Networks and times for Sunday games from Weeks 7–17 are subject to change as a result of flexible scheduling.[2]

Game summaries[edit]

Week 1: vs. Minnesota Vikings[edit]

Week One: Minnesota Vikings at St. Louis Rams – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Vikings 3 10 7 14 34
Rams 0 0 3 3 6

at Edward Jones Dome, St. Louis, Missouri

Game information
First quarter
  • MIN – Blair Walsh 52-yard field goal, 09:40 (MIN 3–0)
Second quarter
  • MIN – Blair Walsh 46-yard field goal, 14:21 (MIN 6–0)
  • MIN – Greg Jennings 8-yard pass from Matt Cassel, Blair Walsh kick, 00:26 (MIN 13–0)
Third quarter
Fourth quarter
  • MIN – Kyle Rudolph 7-yard pass from Matt Cassel, Blair Walsh kick, 06:35 (MIN 27–3)
  • MIN – Harrison Smith 81-yard interception return, Blair Walsh kick, 03:18 (MIN 34–3)
  • STL – Greg Zuerlein 46-yard field goal, 01:35 (MIN 34–6)
Top passers
Top rushers
Top receivers
Top tacklers

Week 2: at Tampa Bay Buccaneers[edit]

Week Two: St. Louis Rams at Tampa Bay Buccaneers – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Rams 7 3 3 6 19
Buccaneers 7 0 7 3 17

at Raymond James Stadium, Tampa, Florida

  • Date: September 14
  • Game time: 4:05 p.m. EDT/3:05 p.m. CDT
  • Game weather: 88 °F (31 °C), cloudy
  • Game attendance: 59,923
  • Referee: Jeff Triplette
  • TV announcers (Fox): Dick Stockton, Kirk Morrison and Kristina Pink
  • Recap, Gamebook
Game information
First quarter
Second quarter
Third quarter
Fourth quarter
Top passers
  • STL –
  • TB –
Top rushers
  • STL –
  • TB –
Top receivers
  • STL –
  • TB –
Top tacklers
  • STL –
  • TB –

Week 3: vs. Dallas Cowboys[edit]

Week Three: Dallas Cowboys at St. Louis Rams – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Cowboys 0 10 10 14 34
Rams 7 14 0 10 31

at Edward Jones Dome, St. Louis, Missouri

Game information
First quarter
Second quarter
Third quarter
Fourth quarter
Top passers
  • DAL –
  • STL –
Top rushers
  • DAL –
  • STL –
Top receivers
  • DAL –
  • STL –
Top tacklers
  • DAL –
  • STL –

Week 5: at Philadelphia Eagles[edit]

Week Five: St. Louis Rams at Philadelphia Eagles – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Rams 0 0 0 0 0
Eagles 0 0 0 0 0

at Lincoln Financial Field, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

  • Date: October 5
  • Game time: 1:00 p.m. EDT/12:00 p.m. CDT
  • Referee: Bill Vinovich
  • TV announcers (Fox): Kenny Albert, Daryl Johnston and Tony Siragusa
  • Preview
Game information
First quarter
Second quarter
Third quarter
Fourth quarter
Top passers
  • STL –
  • PHI –
Top rushers
  • STL –
  • PHI –
Top receivers
  • STL –
  • PHI –
Top tacklers
  • STL –
  • PHI –

Standings[edit]

NFC West
W L T PCT DIV CONF PF PA STK
Arizona Cardinals 3 0 0 1.000 1–0 2–0 66 45 W3
Seattle Seahawks 2 1 0 .667 0–0 1–0 83 66 W5
San Francisco 49ers 2 2 0 .500 0–1 2–2 88 89 W1
St. Louis Rams 1 2 0 .333 0–0 1–2 56 84 L1

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ The Rams acquired this first-round selection (No. 2 overall) as part of a trade that sent the team's 2012 first-round selection (Robert Griffin III) to the Washington Redskins.
  2. ^ a b The Rams traded their second- (No. 44 overall) and fifth- (No. 153 overall) round selections to the Buffalo Bills in exchange for the Bills' second-round selection (No. 41 overall).
  3. ^ a b c Compensatory selection.
  4. ^ The Rams acquired this seventh-round selection (No. 241 overall) in a trade that sent cornerback Josh Gordy to the Indianapolis Colts.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Wagoner, Nick (January 11, 2014). "Rams-related playoff notes: Divisional round". ESPN.com. Retrieved February 15, 2014. "Indianapolis cornerback Josh Gordy, whom the Rams receive a seventh-round draft choice for this year from a 2012 trade, made a big play to keep the Colts alive and will play the Patriots tonight." 
  2. ^ Rosenthal, Gregg (April 23, 2014). "2014 NFL Schedule: Flex games can now start in Week 5". NFL.com. Retrieved April 23, 2014. 

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