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Draft Scout Austin Pettis News
10/20/14 - WR Austin Pettis was waived by the Rams Monday (Oct. 20) two days after he was late for a team meeting, which was reported by FoxSports.
Austin missed practice last Wednesday because of an ankle injury after participating in 39 snaps in the Monday night game against San Francisco. He returned to practice Thursday and Friday with full participation, but was inactive for Sunday's game against Seattle.
Wide receiver Chris Givens was active Sunday after being inactive for the previous two games and had a 30-yard reception in the Rams' drive for their final touchdown in the win over the Seahawks.
Coach Jeff Fisher said Monday that Pettis' release occurred because the Rams have other needs on their roster, but would not reveal their plans.
Fisher also said wide receiver Stedman Bailey, who missed the first two games of the season because of an NFL PED suspension "will get more and more involved." Bailey played just two offensive snaps against Seattle.
Pettis finished the season with 12 receptions for 118 yards and one touchdown. He had an important 27-yard catch that set up the Rams for the winning field goal in their Week 2 19-17 win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, but he later had two drops in the team's final possession of a Week 5 34-28 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles.
10/17/14 - WR Austin Pettis was a new addition to the injury report, and did not practice Wednesday because of an ankle injury. He then had full participation Thursday and Friday.
10/15/14 - WR Austin Pettis is a new addition to the injury report, and did not practice Wednesday because of an ankle injury.
10/31/13 - --WR Austin Pettis (thigh), who did not practice Wednesday, fully participated Thursday.
10/30/13 - WR Austin Pettis (thigh) did not practice Wednesday, but is expected to practice Thursday or Friday.