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Thu, 03 Jun 2010 17:38:49 -0700
The St. Louis Rams have hired former DT La'Roi Glover to be their director of player programs, reports Bill Coats, of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Glover will help the players make the transition to pro football and assist them with various off-field matters.
Mon, 22 Jun 2009 06:36:55 -0700
PR.com reports free-agent DL La'Roi Glover (Rams) has officially announced his retirement after 13 seasons. "I'm blessed that I was able to play this game that I love for so long. It has been such an incredible journey. The players, coaches, and front office staff in the cities I've played have all given me so many great memories." Glover said. "I still love the game with the same passion I had as a young player in high school, so I plan to always be attached to it in some way, whether commentating, working in the front office, or scouting. But who knows what opportunities await in the next chapter of my life."
Fri, 26 Dec 2008 11:02:57 -0800
St. Louis Rams DL La'Roi Glover (knee) was limited in practice Friday, Dec. 26, and is probably for Week 17.
Fri, 26 Dec 2008 05:32:23 -0800
Jim Thomas, of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, reports St. Louis Rams DL La'Roi Glover (knee) will need offseason knee surgery to repair torn cartilage and is considering retirement. "I don't know yet. I really don't," Glover said when asked if he wanted to keep playing beyond this season. "We'll get the last (game) going, try to win it, take a break. See how the family's feeling. Talk to my wife about it, and go from there." However, Glover has thought about retirement enough that he has talked to other players about it. "I talked (Saturday) to a guy who was retired about trying to go out like a Michael Strahan or a Jerome Bettis," Glover said.
Wed, 24 Dec 2008 13:09:07 -0800
St. Louis Rams DT La'Roi Glover (knee) missed the team's practice Wednesday, Dec. 24, so he can rest a knee injury.
Fri, 19 Dec 2008 09:10:40 -0800
St. Louis Rams DT La'Roi Glover (knee) fully participated in practice Friday, Dec. 19. He is listed probable for the team's Week 16 game.
Thu, 18 Dec 2008 15:17:20 -0800
St. Louis Rams DT La'Roi Glover (knee) was limited in practice Thursday, Dec. 18. He might need surgery at the end of the year.
Wed, 17 Dec 2008 12:46:26 -0800
St. Louis Rams DT La'Roi Glover (knee) was limited during practice Wednesday, Dec. 17.
Fri, 12 Dec 2008 09:03:09 -0800
St. Louis Rams DT La'Roi Glover (knee) fully participated in practice Friday, Dec. 12. He is listed as probable for the team's Week 15 game.
Thu, 11 Dec 2008 14:11:25 -0800
St. Louis Rams DT La'Roi Glover (knee) fully participated in practice Thursday, Dec. 11.
Wed, 10 Dec 2008 14:16:07 -0800
St. Louis Rams DT La'Roi Glover (knee) was limited in practice Wednesday, Dec. 10.
Fri, 05 Dec 2008 11:13:52 -0800
St. Louis Rams DL La'Roi Glover (knee) was limited during practice Friday, Dec. 5. He is listed as probable for Week 14 and will play and probably start.
Thu, 04 Dec 2008 10:50:47 -0800
St. Louis Rams DL La'Roi Glover (knee) was limited during practice Thursday, Dec. 4.
Thu, 20 Nov 2008 14:01:45 -0800
St. Louis Rams DL La'Roi Glover (knee) participated in practice Thursday, Nov. 20. He is not listed on the injury report for Week 12.
Wed, 19 Nov 2008 11:03:01 -0800
St. Louis Rams DL La'Roi Glover (knee) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Nov. 19.
Mon, 17 Nov 2008 13:00:58 -0800
St. Louis Rams DT La'Roi Glover (knee) played in the team's Week 11 game. He has been playing with a torn meniscus cartilage the past couple of weeks and should continue playing through it.
Fri, 14 Nov 2008 12:13:57 -0800
St. Louis Rams DL La'Roi Glover probably will start at defensive tackle in the team's Week 11 game.
Tue, 04 Sep 2007 13:17:27 -0700
St. Louis Rams head coach Scott Linehan said DT La'Roi Glover has been voted as a team captain.
Tue, 21 Aug 2007 23:08:42 -0700
St. Louis Rams head coach Scott Linehan said DT La'Roi Glover (hip) is fine and is not expected to be limited at all during the team's next preseason game.
Thu, 16 Aug 2007 21:40:20 -0700
Nick Wagoner, of StLouisRams.com, reports St. Louis Rams DL La'Roi Glover (hip) is expected to play in the team's preseason game Saturday, Aug. 18.
Sat, 11 Aug 2007 14:18:58 -0700
Jim Thomas, of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, reports St. Louis Rams DT La'Roi Glover (hip) tweaked a hip flexor injury before the team's preseason game Friday, Aug. 10. Glover did not play and was replaced by DT Claude Wroten.
Fri, 18 May 2007 15:04:35 -0700
Bill Coats, of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, reports St. Louis Rams DT La'Roi Glover will be competing against DT Jimmy Kennedy and DT Claude Wroten for the defensive tackle position next to DE Adam Carriker, who will start at the other tackle position.
Fri, 29 Dec 2006 13:58:50 -0800
St. Louis Rams DL La'Roi Glover (ribs) practiced Friday, Dec. 29, and will play in Week 17. He is listed as probable on the team's injury report.
Thu, 28 Dec 2006 15:42:35 -0800
St. Louis Rams DT La'Roi Glover (ribs) practiced Thursday, Dec. 28, and remains probable for Week 17. He is expected to start.
Wed, 27 Dec 2006 20:28:50 -0800
St. Louis Rams DT La'Roi Glover (ribs) practiced Wednesday, Dec. 27, and is probable for the Week 17 game.
Sun, 20 Aug 2006 22:07:49 -0700
Jim Thomas, of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, reports St. Louis Rams DL La'Roi Glover uses his releases from the Oakland Raiders in 1997 as motivation. "Once I did get picked up, I kind of used that (Oakland release) as a motivation. Let's hypothetically say it's the second week of two-a-days, and I don't really feel like practicing today. It's kind of like the devil and the angel," said Glover. The approach worked and it would be eight years since he would get released again.
Thu, 03 Aug 2006 23:16:30 -0700
Jim Thomas, of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, reports St. Louis Rams DT La'Roi Glover (dehydration) continued to practice Thursday, Aug. 3.
Sat, 29 Jul 2006 20:08:14 -0700
The Associated Press reports St. Louis Rams DL La'Roi Glover missed the morning practice Saturday, July 29, because he lost too much weight, Friday, July 28, according to head coach Scott Linehan.
Sun, 11 Jun 2006 06:21:12 -0700
Steve Korte, of the News-Democrat, reports the St. Louis Rams plan to use DL Jason Fisk as part of their defensive tackle rotation along with starting DTs Jimmy Kennedy and La'Roi Glover. "We brought him in here because of his ability to be a backup nose and play when we need some help in there," Rams head coach Scott Linehan said. "When people are trying to run the ball at us, he gives us some depth on the line." Fisk is happy to be with the Rams. "It was a great opportunity for me to come in here and play with a team that has all the talent to do whatever we want." Fisk said he was glad to be playing in a 4-3 defense after playing nose tackle in a 3-4 defense with the Browns and the San Diego Chargers.
Thu, 09 Mar 2006 19:59:01 -0800
St. Louis Rams DT La'Roi Glover's new contract included base salaries of $2.5 million (2006), $3 million (2007) and $3.5 million (2008). As noted earlier, the contract included a $3 million signing bonus.
Thu, 09 Mar 2006 05:57:54 -0800
Jim Thomas, of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, reports St. Louis Rams DT La'Roi Glover received a signing bonus of $3 million, not the $3.5 originally reported. In any event, the $3 million bonus, plus a 2006 base salary of $2.506 million, adds up to his $5.506 million cap hit in 2006.
Tue, 07 Mar 2006 17:22:15 -0800
Rob Phillips, of DallasCowboys.com, reports cutting DT La'Roi Glover, now signed by the St. Louis Rams, will save the Dallas Cowboys $6 million towards the 2006 cap. The Cowboys will receive a $1.2 million cap hit for releasing Glover.
Tue, 07 Mar 2006 05:51:25 -0800
Jim Thomas, of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, reports the signing of DT La'Roi Glover by the St. Louis Rams decreases the likelihood of the Rams re-signing free agent DTs Ryan Pickett (Rams) and Damione Lewis (Rams). "It doesn't eliminate the possibility," head coach Scott Linehan said. "We still need to address our overall depth and ability inside on our defensive front. So we're still talking to those fellows about the possibility of coming back."
Tue, 07 Mar 2006 05:48:53 -0800
Jim Thomas, of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, reports the signing of DT La'Roi Glover by the St. Louis Rams almost certainly ends any interest the Rams might have in free agent DT Rocky Bernard (Seahawks), who led NFL defensive tackles in sacks last season (8 1/2).
Tue, 07 Mar 2006 05:48:31 -0800
Jim Thomas, of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, reports the three-year contract signed with the St. Louis Rams by DT La'Roi Glover is worth $12 million, including a signing bonus of $3.5 million.
Mon, 06 Mar 2006 14:52:30 -0800
ESPNews reports the St. Louis Rams have signed free agent DT La'Roi Glover (Cowboys) to a three-year deal. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Thu, 02 Mar 2006 18:20:00 -0800
Nick Eatman, of DallasCowboys.com, reports the Dallas Cowboys have officially released DT La'Roi Glover.
Thu, 02 Mar 2006 10:37:22 -0800
Jay Glazer, of FOXSports.com, reports Dallas Cowboys DL La'Roi Glover has been informed he will be released.
Wed, 01 Mar 2006 05:10:27 -0800
Clarence E. Hill Jr., of the Star-Telegram, reports Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones admitted to delaying a decision about DT La'Roi Glover's future because he's uncomfortable with the conversation. But the reality of the situation, according to Jones, is that it's a conversation the Cowboys must have because of Glover's high salary cap number and his diminished role on the team. With a $7.2 million cap figure in 2006, including a $1.5 roster bonus due Friday, the salary and production don't add up for the Cowboys, making it very likely Glover will be released this week if he doesn't agree to a huge reduction in pay.
Wed, 15 Feb 2006 05:32:34 -0800
Mac Engel, of the Star-Telegram, reports Dallas Cowboys DT La'Roi Glover's status for the 2006 season is up in the air. He wants to return to the Cowboys, but he wants to play more than when he was pushed to the backup role behind DT Jason Ferguson in early December. "That would be true. I want to play. I do want to be a full-time guy," Glover said. "I'd like to have a bigger role." Glover has had not talks with the team about his situation. He's due a $1.5 million roster bonus in March, making his return questionable.
Tue, 07 Feb 2006 18:43:16 -0800
Nick Eatman, of DallasCowboys.com, reports Dallas Cowboys DT La'Roi Glover has been named to the NFC Pro Bowl team as a replacement for Atlanta Falcons DT Rod Coleman. That brings this year's total of Cowboys in the Pro Bowl to four.
Wed, 25 Jan 2006 23:59:45 -0800
Jean-Jacques Taylor, of the Dallas Morning News, reports agent Tom Condon said he didn't know if Dallas Cowboys DT La'Roi Glover would return next season because he's scheduled to receive a $1.5 million roster bonus in March and counts more than $7 million against the team's 2006 salary cap.
Wed, 14 Sep 2005 07:10:29 -0700
Clarence E. Hill Jr., of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, reports some of the defensive linemen on the Dallas Cowboys, namely DE Greg Ellis and DT La'Roi Glover were skeptical about their roles in the new 3-4 defensive alignments heading into the season, but they've come to accept their reduced playing time for the sake of the team. "I like what he is doing," Ellis said of head coach Bill Parcells rotating his defensive linemen. "You don't just rely on one person to make all the plays. Players get tunnel vision and don't see the big picture. He is putting us in positions to do the best we can to help the football team." Glover agreed: "I wasn't winded at all in the fourth quarter. Usually I am gassed at that part of the game. But I wasn't winded or tired." Glover was able to register a fourth quarter sack in Week 1.
Thu, 01 Sep 2005 19:09:14 -0700
Rob Phillips, of DallasCowboys.com, reports Dallas Cowboys DT Jason Ferguson (ankle) is playing in the team's preseason game Thursday, Sept. 1. He is rotating at nose tackle with DT La'Roi Glover.
Tue, 16 Aug 2005 20:40:19 -0700
Chad Peters, of DallasCowboys.com, reports Dallas Cowboys DL La'Roi Glover worked at end in nickel situations in the Cowboys' 3-4 defensive alignment at practice Tuesday, Aug. 16.
Sat, 30 Jul 2005 00:07:43 -0700
Jean-Jacque Taylor, of the Dallas Morning News, reports Dallas Cowboys head coach Bill Parcells addressed the team Friday, July 29, and he implored them to put their individual agendas aside. "I'm hopeful of having a team that will subordinate its ego for the greater good," Parcells said at his first news conference of training camp. "Hopefully, we'll get some chemistry. That's what everybody is doing these days. It's nothing that's unique to the Dallas Cowboys." Parcells' words seemed directed at two of his best defensive players: DT La'Roi Glover and DE Greg Ellis because their roles are probably going to change more than any other players on the roster.
Wed, 27 Jul 2005 21:51:26 -0700
Updating ongoing reports, according to Nick Eatman of DallasCowboys.com, Dallas Cowboys head coach Bill Parcells has said he'd like to reduce DL La'Roi Glover's snaps by 15-20 percent this season in order to keep Glover fresh during the latter parts of the year.
Wed, 01 Jun 2005 17:22:34 -0700
Nick Eatman, of DallasCowboys.com, reports it has been a quiet June 1 for the Dallas Cowboys who are not expected to release anyone for salary cap reasons. There has been some wild speculation the Cowboys might be looking to release DT La'Roi Glover since he doesn't exactly fit the 3-4 defense, but that's not going to happen.
Sun, 29 May 2005 06:05:39 -0700
The Star-Telegram reports Dallas Cowboys DT La'Roi Glover is seeing some action at defensive end, in the team's new 3-4 defense, at minicamp this weekend.
Sat, 28 May 2005 22:48:39 -0700
Tom Orsborn, of the Express-News, reports Dallas Cowboys DT La'Roi Glover realizes his playing time is going to slip some this season. Early in his career he observed how veteran players reacted to reduced playing time. He found that some shrugged it off, acted professionally and benefited from the rest. Others "took it to heart" and went into "the tank." Glover is determined to make the best of his situation in Dallas, although he still expects to be on the field at key moments. "It will help to get a rest, a blow," Glover said. "But when the first-team defense goes on the field after the kickoff, I want to be part of that unit. And in the fourth quarter, when the game is on the line, I want to be on the field then as well." "I think (Glover) fits in fine," said Cowboys head coach Bill Parcells. "I think he'll be fine. I want to play him 60-65 percent of the time. He's certainly going to (play on obvious passing downs). That's half the plays right there."