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 width=>>Rams On A Bye

(St. Louis, MO) -- The Rams get a chance to rest up this weekend as they have their bye in Week Four. The Rams are looking to regroup after blowing a 21-0 lead against Dallas on Sunday, losing 34-31 to fall to 1-and-2. The Rams' next game is a week from Sunday against the Eagles in Philadelphia.

>>Rams' Quarterback Controversy?

(St. Louis, MO) -- The Rams may have a quarterback controversy on their hands when they return to action next weekend. Backup Austin Davis has played well in place of starter Shaun Hill, who has been out with a quad injury since Week One. Head coach Jeff Fisher maintains Hill will start if healthy.

>>Report: Bironas Threatened To Kill Students Before Crash

(Undated) -- The story behind the deadly crash involving former Titans kicker Rod Bironas continues to evolve. A Belmont University student tells "The Tennessean" that Bironas threatened to kill the four passengers in his vehicle and attempted to sideswipe their truck during a confrontation.  width=Connor Fraley said his car was behind Bironas when they smelled something burning from his vehicle. Fraley told Bironas of the smell while driving and the kicker responded with a threat, saying he was going to kill everybody in the car.

The Belmont student said Bironas kept pace with them afterward and tried to hit the side of his truck. Fraley said they were driving at about 110 miles-per-hour when they got away. The incident is said to have occurred before Bironas tried to run a couple off the road later that night. Nashville police say Bironas died in a single-car accident near his home on Saturday night. Bironas lost control of his SUV on a curve and crashed less than a mile from home and was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

>>NFL Won't Suspend Redskins Baker

(Undated) -- Washington Redskins defensive lineman Chris Baker will not be suspended by the NFL following his blindside hit on Eagles quarterback Nick Foles on Sunday, according to the "Washington Post." The hit sparked a brawl on the field which led to Baker and Eagles left tackle Jason Peters being ejected. NFL Executive Vice President of football operations Troy Vincent said that Baker did not do anything wrong and that he would not be fined for his hit. Vincent also said he looked at the hit very closely and saw that Baker did not hit Foles in the head or neck. Baker could still face a fine for the incident involving Peters.

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