Super Bowl LVI: Taylor Rapp pops question to girlfriend after championship win
There was a little romance on the field at the Super Bowl. Rapp was celebrating at SoFi Stadium with his teammates and girlfriend Dani Johnson when he abruptly left the field, SI reported. He came back, dropped to a knee and asked Johnson the big question as teammates and their friends and family cheered him on. Expand Autoplay Image 1 of 34 Scenes from Super Bowl LVI INGLEWOOD, CALIFORNIA - FEBRUARY 13: Divas of Compton perform prior to Super Bowl LVI between the Los Angeles Rams and the Cincinnati Bengals at SoFi Stadium on February 13, 2022 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images) (Mario Tama/Getty Images)Related content:•Super Bowl LVI: Rams’ Van Jefferson leaves SoFi Stadium after win to welcome new son•Super Bowl LVI: Ad spots divide viewers, but ‘Sopranos’ tribute, Doritos delight fans•Eminem: NFL officials say they knew rapper would take a knee during halftime show•Super Bowl LVI: Rams rally past Bengals, 23-20•Super Bowl LVI: Halftime hip-hop performers rap to stronger beat•Photos: Scenes from Super Bowl LVI•Photos: Super Bowl LVI celebrity sightings•Super Bowl LVI: Temperature at kickoff falls short of record high•Super Bowl LVI: Halftime show shines with hip-hop stars•Super Bowl LVI: Halftime show hits nostalgia sweet spot with viewers•Photos: Super Bowl LVI halftime show©2022 Cox Media Groupwftv.com
Veteran safety Eric Weddle rejoining LA Rams for playoffs
Rams Weddle Football FILE - Los Angeles Rams safety Eric Weddle watches during an NFL football training camp in Irvine, Calif., on July 30, 2019. Weddle is coming out of retirement to rejoin the Los Angeles Rams for the playoffs. (AP Photo/Kelvin Kuo, File) (Kelvin Kuo)LOS ANGELES — (AP) — Safety Eric Weddle is coming out of retirement to rejoin the Los Angeles Rams for the playoffs. Weddle retired in February 2020 after one season with the Rams in which he made 108 tackles and called the defense's signals. If anybody can do it, there's no doubt he can.”The Rams missed the playoffs in Weddle's only season with the team.wftv.com
Los Angeles Rams safety Taylor Rapp to launch NFT and donate funds to fight anti-Asian hate
Taylor Rapp #24 of the Los Angeles Rams warms up prior to a team scrimmage at SoFi Stadium on August 29, 2020 in Inglewood, California. Los Angeles Rams safety Taylor Rapp is joining the non-fungible token boom and donating proceeds to help Asian communities struck by recent violence. "I am Asian American, and this community means a lot to me," Rapp said. Rapp joins a growing group of Asian American athletes who are supporting their community following a recent series of attacks, including a mass shooting in Georgia. Rapp said he's seen violence against Asian American groups increase since the pandemic started early last year.cnbc.com
Rams dominate matchup of tough defenses, beat Bears 24-10
Josh Reynolds and Gerald Everett caught touchdown passes from Jared Goff, and the Rams won a matchup of dominant defenses, beating the Bears 24-10. After his first sack, Floyd jumped up and went toward the Bears sideline, shouting and gesticulating at the team that let him go. We’re just one tight unit right now.”The Rams led 10-3 at halftime after holding the Bears to 126 yards. ... TE Tyler Higbee was inactive with a hand injury, missing his second game since 2016. Johnny Mundt had a career-high 47 yards receiving in his absence, including a career-best 34-yard catch in the second quarter.