by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com (9/14/14) Rams safety Rodney McLeod came down with his first interception of the season Week 2 at Tampa Bay. It was his third career pick. He picked off Josh McCown in the first quarter. He registered five total tackles -- all solo -- and one pass defended in a 19-17 victory.
Rams do just enough to get the job done vs. Bucs
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com (9/14/14) The Rams defense did just enough to get the job done in Week 2 at Tampa Bay.
The Rams were unable to solve Tampa Bay's rushing attack, as Bobby Rainey gashed the defense for 144 yards on the ground. St. Louis forced one turnover and recorded one sack. Rodney McLeod came down with the game's only interception in the first quarter. E.J. Gaines and Eugene Sims shared the only sack of the day for the Rams.
The Rams will be back at home to host the Cowboys in Week 3.
Matt Conrath promoted as Chris Long heads to short-term IR
by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com (9/11/14) The Rams officially placed defensive end Chris Long (ankle) on short-term injured reserve Thursday, according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Defensive lineman Matt Conrath was promoted from the practice squad to take Long's roster spot.
Trumaine Johnson to miss 4-6 weeks with knee injury
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com (8/24/14) Rams head coach Jeff Fisher announced that cornerback Trumaine Johnson will miss 4-6 weeks with a sprained MCL, the team announced.
Rams lose three defensive players in preseason game
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com (8/24/14) Rams cornerback Trumaine Johnson (knee) and defensive tackles Michael Brockers (ankle) and Kendall Langford (ankle) each left Saturday's preseason game against the Browns with injuries. All three players left in the first half and were unable to return to the game, per ESPN.