Rams committed to Sam Bradford
ST. LOUIS, MO (The Spread) – Despite conflicting reports about his contract, Sam Bradford will be the Rams’ quarterback in 2014, which was reiterated by coach Jeff Fisher.
Fisher was on ESPN’s “Mike and Mike” on Tuesday morning and was asked about Bradford, who is currently recovering from a torn knee suffered during the 2013 season. When asked about his quarterback’s future in St. Louis, Fisher was unwavering.
“He’s our quarterback, and we’ve said that,” Fisher told Mike Greenberg and Mike Golic. “We talk about extensions with all our players under contract. Whether or not we do so with him, I don’t know where all this came from, but Sam’s our quarterback.”
“Where all this came from” was CBS Sports’ Jason La Canfora, who reported over the weekend that the Rams have “absolutely no intention” of extending Bradford’s contract. He later retreated, saying that the Rams were willing to extend Bradford’s current deal, which extends through the 2015 season.
There has also been speculation that the Rams could ump Bradford, who is scheduled to count a whopping $17.6 million against the cap in 2014. St. Louis currently owns the No. 2 overall pick in May’s draft and could then select one of the top quarterback prospects available. But Fisher and GM Les Snead have remain steadfast in stating that Bradford will be the team’s quarterback next season, so chances are slim that the Rams would draft Teddy Bridgewater, Johnny Manziel or Blake Bortles.
According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Rams are 40/1 to win the 2015 Super Bowl and 25/1 to represent the NFC in next year’s title game.