- Nov 12, 2015
Defense has been flagged a league-high 17 times for offside or neutral zone infractions.
michael brockers "We’re a ‘get-off’ unit, We want to get in the backfield, we want to destroy stuff."
michael brockers "It’s hard to play penalty free, but I think as a defense we should know that people are trying to keep us from rushing the passer, And trying to keep us from getting in the backfield. So they’re gonna hard-count us. We have to look at that, and learn from it, and just get better from it."
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- Nov 3, 2015
Coach says last thing he wants is for Rams to feel self-satisfied after back-to-back wins by a combined score of 51-12.
michael brockers "And I appreciate that, because it just shows this team is growing, So many times in the past years, we’d look at a win — we’d be so high on that win, we’d end up not focusing on the game ahead."
- Apr 30, 2015
On an otherwise well-stocked roster, holes remain on offensive line.
michael brockers "Better chance of Wainwright pitching this week than Brockers being traded."
- Apr 29, 2015
Rams notebook • Snead, Fisher say that off-field issues must be and will be factored in evaluations.
- Apr 28, 2015
Rams now hold contract rights on Brockers through 2016 season.
- Dec 18, 2014
"Anything for this team,' he says of switching to nose tackle, which has helped Rams rookie Donald to flourish.
michael brockers "It’s a very humbling position, And for me, my attitude was great going into it. Because I’m a team guy. I’d do anything for this team. I’ll take on those double teams, and it’s been great. Our defense has been doing better with it like this, so let’s just keep it going."
michael brockers "I feel great where I’m at, I think I’m very powerful for my size."
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- Dec 5, 2014
Club has five starters from the deal that landed Robert Griffin III in Washington — where he is now benched.
michael brockers "So I was like, man, what’s up? When it came down to it, the Rams picked me up and, you know, happy ever since."
michael brockers "Now, you look back at it, and we got some good players from the trade,"
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ST. LOUIS — Michael Sam is confident he'll be judged on performance. The first openly gay player drafted in the NFL said Friday there have been no issues fitting in with his St. Louis Rams teammates, no awkward moments in the locker room and that he was accepted right away. ...
michael brockers "We don’t really focus on the outside stuff, He’s our brother, he’s on our D-line and that’s where it sits."
- Jun 6, 2014
Michael Sam realizes he must step up game to stick around with St. Louis Rams
- May 12, 2014
Rams' seventh-round pick joins what many observers regard as one of the deepest and best defensive fronts in the NFL — if not the best.
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Missouri draft prospect who came out could be a defensive end or outside linebacker.
Rams coach Jeff Fisher said on Monday that “it was clear to everybody that there was a mistake made” when officials penalized defensive tackle Michael Brockers for roughing Bears quarterback Josh McCown during last Sunday’s Rams win. The NFL agreed with Fisher’s assertion that referee Jerome Boger’s crew blundered when they threw a flag on…
Rams defensive lineman Michael Brockers was flagged for what looked like a good, clean sack and forced fumble on Bears quarterback Josh McCown on Sunday, a hit so clean that when Brockers saw a flag come in, he assumed one of his teammates must have committed a penalty. “To be honest with you I didn’t…
michael brockers "To be honest with you I didn’t know it was a roughing the passer until I got on the sideline, I thought it was a pass interference call because [the hit] was so clean."
michael brockers "The athletes in this league are so big and so strong, I mean, stuff happens quick, And you can’t expect the referees — the human eye — to catch everything."
- Nov 26, 2013
Criticism muted by the fact that Rams won game.
michael brockers "I thought I got him clean in his shoulder, That’s what we’re taught to do. Defenders come in on the quarterback and it’s ‘don’t hit him low, don’t hit him too high.’"
michael brockers "To be honest with you I didn’t know it was a roughing the passer until I got on the sideline, I thought it was a pass interference call because it (the hit) was so clean."
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- Nov 20, 2013
But even with 2-8 Tampa Bay among remaining opponents, Rams face the NFL's second-toughest closing schedule.
michael brockers "Just a run, Just a run for the playoffs. I think that’s what every team is looking for these last six games. The ultimate goal is to win out and get in. That’s the only goal."
michael brockers "That’s a prime example, Over the past three games or whatever, we’re putting games together. But the first two (Seattle and Tennessee), we really weren’t finishing. In Indy I think everything came together the way we wanted. If we can keep that momentum going and keep games like that going, who knows what we can be at the end of this thing?"
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- Oct 18, 2013
The Rams' Michael Brockers -- one of the most efficient tackles of 2013 -- is thriving under Jeff Fisher.
Rams coach Jeff Fisher agreed with the assessment that defensive tackle Michael Brockers was a difference-maker in last Sunday's win over Houston.
michael brockers "Any day you have two sacks, a couple of tackles for loss, it's a good day. I think it just happened like that. I did my job. I'm just a soldier in this unit."
The ugliest performance of this Sunday in the NFL belonged to the Houston Texans, who were absolutely dreadful in all three phases of the game, getting destroyed by the Rams. The flip side is that St. Louis, a team that hasn’t gotten much credit this season, turned in an impressive performance, winning 38-13 and improving…
- Jul 30, 2013
Defensive tackle returns bigger and stronger this year.
michael brockers "It’s coming along very well, At LSU, I just had a little chin (hair) going, but now I think the all-out beard really makes me look dominant. Beard equals sacks. And I think sacks are good for me right now."
michael brockers "I can’t even see the ceiling yet, I want to keep progressing from here on in, and I just keep doing my thing. The ankle is fine. I have no excuses now and I’m putting a lot of pressure on myself to do great things."
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Every NFL team has a handful of players that not only serve as the face of the franchise, but as the heart and soul—they are the vital organs of the team's body.
The success or failure of the team lands on their shoulders. When they thrive on the field, the rest of the team thrives. When they struggle, the whole team enters a rut.
The St. Louis Rams are no exception. Their 2013 s
- Apr 27, 2013
Alec Ogletree's stock was hurt by his off-the-field issues. But Fisher was surprised the linebacker fell to No. 30 overall.
- Feb 26, 2013
Mizzou standout considered one of the top defensive tackles available in the draft.
- Jan 9, 2013
No Rams defensive player had been named to the team since LB Pisa Tinoisamoa in 2003.
- Dec 26, 2012
Balky ankle isn’t slowing down Rams DT Michael Brockers.
Don't call them busts just yet. A handful of 2012 rookies started rather slowly in their first professional seasons, but have demonstrated terrific resiliency to become important facets of their respective teams. Justin Blackmon instantly comes to mind as a player who has turned it around, but he's not the only one. Begin Slideshow
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Here is a look at the expected starters in today's game versus the Minnesota Vikings.