*Defensive assistant/linebackers Brian Young was a fifth round draft pick of the Rams in 2000 and played for St. Louis from 2000-03.
St. Louis strength coach Rock Gullickson served in the same position in New Orleans from 2000-05.
*Head equipment manager Dan Simmons is a St. Louis native who graduated from Meramec College. Simmons, worked for his father, Bill, who served in a similar position with the St. Louis Cardinals.
*Rams dir./player programs La’Roi Glover played for New Orleans from 1997-2001, is ranked seventh on the club’s all-time list with 50 sacks, and was inducted into the Saints Hall of Fame in 2013.
*Assistant secondary coach Andre Curtis served as defensive backs/safeties coach in St. Louis from 2009-11.
*Wide receivers coach Henry Ellard was a second-round draft pick of the Rams in 1983 and spent 11 years with the club. At the time of his retirement from the NFL in 1998, Ellard held the Rams’ team records for career receptions (593), receiving yards (9/761), 100-yard games (26), punt return average (11.3) and total offense (11,663). In 1988, he enjoyed his finest season as he led the NFC in receptions (86) and led the NFL in receiving yards (1,414)...He also coached for the Rams from 2001-08, serving as the club’s wide receivers coach his final six seasons with the club.
*Defensive coordinator Rob Ryan and Rams special teams coordinator John Fassell served on the same staff in Oakland in 2008. Ryan tutored Rams secondary coach Chuck Cecil in Arizona from 1994-95.
*Rams defensive coordinator Gregg Williams served in the same capacity for New Orleans from 2009-11.
*Rams offensive line coach Paul T. Boudreau served in the same position with the Saints from 1987-93.
*Rams quarterbacks coach Frank Cignetti served in the same position in New Orleans from 2000-01.
*St. Louis T Joe Barksdale played for LSU.
*St. Louis LB Daren Bates prepped at Olive Branch (Miss) HS.
*Rams DT Michael Brockers played at LSU from 2010-11.
*Rams QB Austin Davis starred at Southern Mississippi from 2008-11.
*Rams LB Jo-Lonn Dunbar was signed by the Saints as an undrafted free agent in 2008 and played with New Orleans for four seasons.
*Rams C/G Barrett Jones blocked for Saints RB
*Rams first round draft pick OT Greg Robinson prepped at Thibodaux (La.) HS.
*Rams RB Benny Cunningham used to take hand-offs from Saints QB
*NT Tyrone Ezell and Rams DT Aaron Donald were defensive line mates at Pittsburgh.