• by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com

    Rams LB Alec Ogeltree out at least eight weeks following surgery

    Rams linebacker Alec Ogletree underwent surgery Tuesday on a fractured fibula and will be miss at least eight weeks, Jim Thomas of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.What was initially termed an ankle injury has been confirmed as a broken leg, threatening the remainder of Ogletree's season. He was easily on pace to achieve a third 100-tackle campaign in a row to kick off his career. However, his absence will make way for Akeem Ayers to serve as the Rams' weak-side linebacker.

  • by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com

    Rams LB Alec Ogletree needs ankle surgery; season at jeopardy

    Rams linebacker Alec Ogletree will need ankle surgery and may miss the rest of the season, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.Ogletree will either be placed on injured reserve/designated to return or season-ending injured reserve. He can safely be ruled out through November, and can therefore be dropped in IDP leagues. It's a big loss for the Rams, with some combination of Akeem Ayers, Bryce Hager and Cameron Lynch likely to take on Ogletree's snaps.

  • by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com

    Rams LB Alec Ogeltree suffers apparent leg injury Sunday vs. Cardinals

    Rams linebacker Alec Ogletree was carted off the field in Sunday's game against the Cardinals, Kent Somers of AZCentral Sports reports.Ogletree suffered a leg injury and his return to the game is questionable. He has 18 tackles through the first three games of the season. Look for Cameron Lynch to play in his place if Ogletree can't make it back into the game.

  • by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com

    Rams linebacker Alec Ogletree notches two sacks in Week 3

    Rams linebacker Alec Ogletree recorded a pair of sacks, nine tackles and a tackle for loss in a 12-6 loss to Pittsburgh on Sunday. Ogletree is off to a dynamite start to the season, averaging more than 10 tackles a game and now adding a couple sacks. He's turning into a star in this league and will be a solid IDP option for years to come.

  • by Larry Hartstein | Senior Analyst

    Kenny Britt, Jared Cook among Rams cleared Week 13

    Rams wideout Kenny Britt (back) and tight end Jared Cook (back) are active for the game against the Raiders after being listed as probable. Also suiting up for St. Louis are cornerback E.J. Gaines (knee), tight end Cory Harkey (thigh), linebacker Will Herring (foot), linebacker James Laurinaitis (ankle) and linebacker Alec Ogletree (illness).

  • by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

    Rams list 14 players on final injury report for Oakland game

    The Rams unveiled a lengthy injury report which included 14 players on the list for Sunday's game against the Raiders. Rookie cornerback Marcus Roberson (ankle) was unable to practice all week and was the only player on the report ruled as doubtful. Defensive end Eugene Sims missed practice all week due to a death in the family, but is expected to play, per the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. He was deemed as probable. Defensive back Lamarcus Joyner (groin) and defensive tackle Alex Carrington (thigh) are questionable. Meanwhile, the following players were designated as probable: Center Scott Wells (rest), defensive end Robert Quinn (rest) and guard Davin Joseph (rest), linebacker James Laurinaitis (ankle), wide receiver Kenny Britt (back), cornerback E.J. Gaines (knee), tight end Cory Harkey (thigh), tight end Jared Cook (back), linebacker Will Herring (foot) and linebacker Alec Ogletree

  • by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

    Rams defense struggles vs. Vikings in Week 1

    The Rams defense came up short in Week 1, recording just one sack and no turnovers in the team's 34-6 loss to the Vikings. Linebackers Jo-Lonn Dunbar and Alec Ogletree split the sack, leaving the Rams' vaunted front four to be shut out in the game. Minnesota quarterback Matt Cassel was able to complete 68 percent of his passes, and the Rams surrendered a long rushing touchdown to wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson, though they did do a good job limiting Adrian Peterson to 75 rushing yards on 21 carries. The Rams will hope to bounce back in Week 2 against the Buccaneers.

  • by Larry Hartstein | Senior Analyst

    Alec Ogletree 'an ideal fit' for Gregg Williams' defense

    Rams linebacker Alec Ogletree "would seem to be an ideal fit for Gregg Williams' attack-style defense," reports the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Ogletree had 117 tackles, six forced fumbles, an interception and 1.5 sacks as a rookie. "It's a lot of the same stuff we did last year, but it's just a lot more aggressive,'' Ogletree said. Ogletree said he feels ready to take a step forward in Year 2. "It's like night and day,'' he said. "When I first started last year, I was kind of nervous, trying to learn the position and to learn what I needed to do on the play. This year, I feel a lot more comfortable. I just feel like I'm able to go out there and just play and have fun."

  • by Larry Hartstein | Senior Analyst

    Alec Ogletree to increase sack total?

    With the Rams hiring Gregg Williams as defensive coordinator, the team likely will blitz more on third down, reports the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. That could mean more "pass-rush sorties" by linebacker Alec Ogletree, the report said. Ogletree had 1.5 sacks during a fine rookie year in which he recorded 118 tackles, nine passes defensed, six forced fumbles and an interception.

  • by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com

    Alec Ogletree forces two fumbles in win

    Rams linebacker Alec Ogletree continued to build on his solid rookie campaign in Week 16, in a 23-13 win over the Buccaneers. Ogletree racked up a team-high eight tackles -- five solo -- including a half sack and two forced fumbles.