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Top Raymond Calais News

  • Rams' Raymond Calais: Let go by Rams

    Calais was waived by the Rams on Saturday, James Palmer of NFL Network reports.

    Calais recorded 14 yards on four rushes to go along with 10 yards on four targets in Friday's 24-20 preseason loss to the Texans. It was apparently not a good enough showing to keep him on the roster going forward. Fellow back A.J. Rose as also waived, which leaves the Rams with five running backs going forward as they look to solidify their final 53-man roster.

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  • Rams' Raymond Calais: Six touches in loss

    Calais rushed four times for 14 yards and secured two of four targets for 10 yards in Friday's 24-20 preseason loss to the Texans. He also returned one kick for 15 yards.

    The battle for one of the depth positions at running back for the Rams didn't gain much clarity Friday, and Calais followed up his first mediocre preseason performance (8-25-0) with another against the Texans. Calais did at least showcase some pass-catching ability, as Jake Funk was the only other running back out of the four that saw the field to snag a reception. With just one preseason game remaining, Calais will need to make an impact against the Bengals next Friday to move off of the roster bubble.

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  • Rams' Raymond Calais: Eight rushes Saturday

    Calais rushed eight times for 25 yards in Saturday's 29-22 victory over the Chargers.

    Calais is competing for a depth role with Jake Funk, Kyren Williams (foot), A.J. Rose and Trey Ragas, and he didn't move the needle much with his eight touches, maxing out with a six-yard run. Calais still led his fellow running backs in yards and tied for the most rushes with Rose, leaving the competition for a spot behind starters Cam Akers and Darrell Henderson still wide open after the first preseason game.

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  • Rams' Raymond Calais: Able to practice during offseason

    Calais (foot) participated in the Rams' offseason practices, Jordan Rodrigue of The Athletic reports.

    Calais spent the entire 2021 campaign on injured reserve after breaking his foot during the preseason. Now that he's healthy, the 2020 seventh-round pick will compete for a depth spot in Los Angeles' backfield, but his best path to a roster spot may be as a kick returner.

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  • Rams' Raymond Calais: Shifts to IR

    Calais (foot) was activated from the reserve/COVID-19 list Monday and moved back to injured reserve.

    Calais moved to the COVID-19 list last week but now is back on injured reserve after clearing league protocols. He's been on the shelf all season after suffering a mid-foot fracture in August and undergoing surgery.

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  • Rams' Raymond Calais: Shifts to COVID list

    Calais (foot) was transferred to the reserve/COVID-19 list Wednesday.

    Calais has been on injured reserve since suffering a mid-foot fracture in late August and subsequently undergoing surgery. He'll now be on the COVID list until he clears the health and safety protocols, when he'll revert back to injured reserve.

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  • Rams' Raymond Calais: Reverts to injured reserve

    Calais (foot) reverted to the Rams' injured reserve after he cleared waivers Tuesday.

    Calais sustained a mid-foot fracture in Saturday's preseason game against the Raiders and will require surgery. The injury carries a 4-to-6 month recovery timetable, and the 23-year-old will be forced to miss the entire 2021 campaign unless he reaches an injury settlement with the team.

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  • Raymond Calais: Waived by Rams

    Calais (foot) was waived/injured by the Rams on Monday, Jourdan Rodrigue of The Athletic reports.

    Calais suffered a a mid-foot fracture in Saturday's preseason game, and he will undergo surgery that carries a 4-to-6 month recovery timetable. The 23-year-old running back, Rodrigue added, has the ability to revert to IR once he clears waivers. Calais could potentially make a return to the field in the 2021 season if his recovery lands somewhere at the beginning of his timeline. In his absence, Xavier Jones, Jake Funk and Otis Anderson will compete for touches behind starter Darrell Henderson.

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  • Rams' Raymond Calais: Out for 4-to-6 months

    Calais will undergo surgery on a mid-foot fracture, which will be accompanied by a 4-to-6-month recovery timetable, Tom Pelissero of NFL Network reports.

    In the wake of Cam Akers' Achilles tear, Calais was in contention for RB reps behind starter Darrell Henderson, but the injury suffered in Saturday's preseason game is threatening to wipe out his entire 2021 campaign. If Calais is fortunate enough to uphold the front end of the given timeline, he may be a candidate to return late in the regular season and/or the playoffs, if the Rams make it. With Calais out of the picture for the time being, Xavier Jones, Jake Funk and Otis Anderson are the trio vying for depth chart slotting behind Henderson.

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  • Rams' Raymond Calais: Will have foot procedure

    Coach Sean McVay noted that Calais suffered a foot injury in Saturday's preseason game against the Raiders that will require surgery, Gary Klein of the Los Angeles Times reports.

    Calais had been looking to carve out a depth RB/return role with the Rams, but he's clearly going to miss some time and could be an IR candidate, depending on the nature of his procedure and expected recovery time. Expect the team to look into adding backfield reinforcement in short order.

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  • Rams' Raymond Calais: Questionable to return Saturday

    Calais (ankle) is listed as questionable to return to Saturday's preseason contest against the Raiders.

    Last year, Calais appeared in four games and recorded 152 kick-return yards, but he now faces competition in the return game from seventh-round pick Jake Funk and veteran DeSean Jackson. The extent of his injury is unknown, but his roster spot may be in jeopardy if he is forced to miss extended time.

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  • Rams' Raymond Calais: Facing competition after draft

    Calais is expected to compete for special-teams work with 2021 NFL Draft seventh-round selection Jake Funk, Jourdan Rodrigue of The Athletic reports.

    A star on special teams in college, Calais is a speedster who played four games and recorded 152 kick-return yards as a rookie for the Rams last season. Not only will he compete with Funk for work, Los Angeles also added wide receiver DeSean Jackson through free agency, and the veteran could also be in the return-game mix. Incumbent returner Nsimba Watson is also still in the picture.

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  • Rams' Raymond Calais: Could emerge as return specialist

    Calais could compete for a return specialist job this season, Jourdan Rodrigue of The Athletic reports.

    The 2020 seventh-round selection was scooped off the Buccaneers practice squad last preseason and went on to play 34 special-teams snaps across four games for the Rams. Calais is an explosive speedster who piled up 2,493 kickoff return yards over four collegiate seasons with Louisiana-Lafayette. The Rams could add a running back in the 2021 NFL Draft or through free agency to make Calais' path to a roster spot more difficult, but as it stands, he appears set to compete with wide receiver Nsimba Webster for punt- and kick-return duties.

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  • Rams' Raymond Calais: Lands on IR

    Calais (undisclosed) was placed on injured reserve Friday, NFL.com reports.

    Calais played in just four games for the Rams this year, logging all of his snaps on special teams. As a kick returner, he recorded 152 yards on seven returns. Heading into the playoffs, Cam Akers, Malcolm Brown and Xavier Jones are the Rams' only running backs.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 5-9, 188 lbs
Birthplace: Lafayette, LA
Age: 25
School: Louisiana
Experience: 3