LA Rams exercise 5th-year contract option on QB Jared Goff

Sports 04/23/19, 14:47

The Los Angeles Rams have exercised their fifth-year contract option on quarterback Jared Goff for the 2020 season.Rams general manager Les Snead announced the long-anticipated move Tuesday. He also affirmed the NFC champions' plan to sign Goff to a long-term contract.Goff will make $22.783 million in 2020. The No. 1 ...

Rams ponder options for first 1st-round pick of McVay era

Football 04/18/19, 14:39

Sean McVay led the Los Angeles Rams from the NFL's depths to the Super Bowl in just two seasons, and he did it without a first-round pick in the first two draft classes of his tenure. The upcoming draft is the Rams' first chance to add a truly elite talent chosen ...

Pats’ defense stifles Goff, Rams’ offense in Super Bowl win

Football 02/03/19, 22:30

For most of the season the New England Patriots have been creatures of habit on defense, sticking to their principles and making just enough plays to win.They were much more than that Sunday night against the Los Angles Rams.The Patriots battered and bewildered quarterback Jared Goff and the Rams, stifling ...

Goff, Rams’ electric offense shorts out in Super Bowl defeat

Football 02/03/19, 22:22

Jared Goff and the Los Angeles Rams' electrifying offense shorted out in the Super Bowl.Goff's 19-of-38 performance for 229 yards with a key fourth-quarter interception played a large role in the Rams' 13-3 loss to the New England Patriots on Sunday night.He got a consoling hug from coach Sean McVay ...

Heaven Can Wait: Back in LA, Rams go for a Hollywood sequel

Football 02/01/19, 02:06

Before there was Jared Goff, there was Warren Beatty.Years before Goff or any of today's Rams were born, Beatty had been carried off on his teammates' shoulders to celebrate a Rams title that only Hollywood could dream up.He played quarterback Joe Pendleton in the 1978 Academy Award nominated movie "Heaven ...

LA’s Cooks grabs 2nd shot at Super Bowl after Patriots trade

Sports 01/29/19, 16:26

In the past three NFL seasons alone, Brandin Cooks has caught passes from Drew Brees, Tom Brady and Jared Goff while playing for Sean Payton, Bill Belichick and Sean McVay."I guess I know how to pick 'em, right?" Cooks asked Tuesday with a laugh.Cooks has racked up 3,786 yards receiving ...

2 baseball scouts have intriguing ties to Super Bowl QBs

Football 01/29/19, 02:15

The Montreal Expos would be thrilled with this Super Bowl. And those who used to be part of the defunct baseball franchise's evaluation process certainly are, even all these years later.Gone from the game for nearly 15 years, the former club has ties to both quarterbacks in Sunday's NFL championship ...

Romo approaching first Super Bowl like regular season game

Sports 01/25/19, 19:03

New England's Tom Brady and Los Angeles' Jared Goff are going into the Super Bowl with plenty of momentum, but the quarterback that might be on the biggest roll is CBS analyst Tony Romo.The former Cowboys signal-caller will call his first Super Bowl on Feb. 3 coming off acclaim for ...

Blown call stands out, but Rams are still amazing LA Story

Football 01/21/19, 03:31

An egregious mistake by the refs overshadowed the Los Angeles Rams' moment of triumph.Too bad.This is one amazing L.A. Story.For all the debate stirred by a blatant penalty that wasn't called in the closing minutes of the NFC championship game, the Rams thoroughly earned their 26-23 overtime victory over the ...

NFL Today, Conference Championships

Football 01/21/19, 00:11

SCOREBOARDSunday, Jan. 27AFC vs. NFC in Pro Bowl, 3 p.m. EST. The NFL's all-star game will be played in Orlando, Florida, with Patrick Mahomes, Drew Brees, Todd Gurley and J.J. Watt all among those voted as starters.___Sunday, Feb. 3New England vs. Los Angeles Rams in Super Bowl, 6:30 p.m. EST. ...

Super Bowl: Pats vs Rams in a meeting of Past vs Future

Football 01/20/19, 22:23

It's never been so clear: This year's Super Bowl matchup between the Patriots and Rams is a showdown between the NFL's past and its future.Led by 24-year-old quarterback Jared Goff, the Rams and their 21st-century offense will take on 41-year-old Tom Brady and the Patriots, who are in search of ...

Always learning, Rams’ Goff seeks results in NFC title game

Football 01/18/19, 19:26

Although Jared Goff is uncomfortable being overly nosy when he's around the NFL's best quarterbacks, he kept a close eye on Drew Brees while they were together at the Pro Bowl in Orlando last year.The most prolific passer in NFL history had no problem sharing aspects of his mental approach ...

Patriots-Chiefs, Saints-Rams in conference championships

Football 01/13/19, 20:56

Tom Brady versus Patrick Mahomes. Drew Brees against Jared Goff.Two high-profile rematches with the Super Bowl on the line.The NFL's highest-scoring offenses face off in the conference championships next Sunday. Brady leads the New England Patriots into Kansas City to take on Mahomes and the Chiefs, and Brees and the ...

Cowboys stuff Seahawks’ run in wild-card win; it’s pass next

Football 01/06/19, 03:07

The young Dallas defense stuffed the NFL's No. 1 rushing offense in a wild-card win over the Seattle Seahawks.Now it's time for the Cowboys to take on either the league's all-time leader in yards passing in Drew Brees of New Orleans, or this year's fifth-best passing offense in Jared Goff ...

Goff, Rams return to playoffs with experience, determination

Sports 01/03/19, 19:32

Before Jared Goff led the Los Angeles Rams into the NFL playoffs last year, his only adult experience in a postseason football game was at the 2015 Armed Forces Bowl.Leading California past Air Force on a cold Tuesday afternoon in Fort Worth is a little bit different than taking on ...

Goff throws 4 TDs, Rams grab bye with 48-32 win over Niners

Football 12/30/18, 19:52

Brandin Cooks and Josh Reynolds caught two touchdown passes apiece from Jared Goff, and the Los Angeles Rams secured a first-round playoff bye with a 48-32 victory over the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday.Cory Littleton returned one of his two interceptions for a TD as the Rams (13-3) forced four ...

Playoff-bound Rams go for NFC West sweep against Niners

Football 12/27/18, 15:42

Although the Los Angeles Rams already wrapped up their second straight NFC West title four weeks ago, they're embracing the chance to rub it in.The Rams (12-3) will go for a six-game sweep of their three divisional opponents Sunday when they host the San Francisco 49ers (4-11). A win also ...

Back in the game: Foles leads Eagles past Rams 30-23

Football 12/16/18, 23:48

Nick Foles and the Philadelphia Eagles hope they're about to make another late-season run that begins with another big road win over the Rams.Foles took over for Carson Wentz and passed for 270 yards, and Wendell Smallwood rushed for two touchdowns in the Eagles' 30-23 victory over Los Angeles on ...

FANTASY PLAYS: Semifinal lineup advice for Week 15 in NFL

Football 12/13/18, 16:43

Fantasy semifinals in Week 15 give greater consequence to unexpected breakouts and duds from stars — win and you're playing for a title, lose and it's on to 2019.Playing games in mid-December also assures that weather will be a factor for some players in a week where matchups favor quarterbacks. ...

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