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Rams, ESPN 101 Radio Announce Radio Game Talent & Special Programming

Posted Aug 1, 2014

The St. Louis Rams, along with their official radio partner and flagship station of the Rams Radio Network 101 ESPN Radio St. Louis, announced today that Steve Savard, D’Marco Farr and Will Witherspoon will serve as the team’s game broadcast crew for the 2014 season.

The St. Louis Rams, along with their official radio partner and flagship station of the Rams Radio Network 101 ESPN Radio St. Louis, announced today that Steve Savard, D’Marco Farr and Will Witherspoon will serve as the team’s game broadcast crew for the 2014 season.

Also, the team and 101 ESPN unveiled a new programming schedule that features four Rams-themed shows that will air each week.

“I believe our fans will really enjoy the unique content that we’ve put together to inform and entertain them throughout the week,” Rams C.O.O./Executive Vice President of Football Operations Kevin Demoff said. “We’re very glad to have the opportunity to add another one of our former players to the game broadcasts as well, and we believe Will’s unique insight will provide an excellent complement to the work of Steve and D’Marco in the booth.”

Each Monday, Savard and Farr will host “The Jeff Fisher Show” at Buffalo Wild Wings in Creve Coeur, which will air on 101 ESPN and throughout the Rams Radio Network. The cast will be joined by a different Rams player each week, and fans will have the opportunity to ask the head coach questions and hear him break down the previous day’s game.

Tuesday evenings will feature “Rams Playmakers,” a show that will focus on a player of the week from each Rams Game. The show will feature contributions from Andrew Siciliano, an NFL Network host who is also the preseason television voice of the Rams.

On Wednesday, Rams All-Pro punter Johnny Hekker will join Rams multimedia specialist Casey Phillips to host “What The Hekk Wednesday.” Each Thursday night, fans can hear “Rams Playbook,” during which Anthony Stalter, host of 101 ESPN’s “The Turn,” to break down the keys to the upcoming game.

Savard returns for his 15th season as the play-by-play voice of the Rams. The St. Louis native has worked at KMOV Channel 4 since 1994. He currently anchors the 6 p.m. and 10 p.m. news for the St. Louis CBS affiliate.

Farr, who co-hosts “The Fast Lane,” 101 ESPN’s popular afternoon drive show, enters his sixth season as the color commentator on Rams game broadcasts. He played seven NFL seasons, all with the Rams, and went to the Pro Bowl following the 1999 season, one in which he played a key role on the defense of the Super Bowl XXXV champions.

Witherspoon, who will serve as the sideline reporter on all Rams game broadcasts, recently concluded a 12-season playing career that included two stints with the Rams. He also spent time with the Carolina Panthers, Philadelphia Eagles and Tennessee Titans. Witherspoon started 153 games and tallied 26 career sacks and 929 tackles during his career.