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      Rams confident in Hill


      ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Shaun Hill has been here before.


      A career backup quarterback, Hill is certain he will be able to successfully run the St. Louis Rams' offense after Sam Bradford suffered a season-ending knee injury during the weekend.


      Hill has been forced into an extended relief role for the second time in his 13-year career. He replaced Detroit quarterback Matthew Stafford for 10 games in 2010 when Stafford went down with a shoulder injury.


      St. Louis coach Jeff Fisher has the utmost confidence in Hill, who Fisher said looked good handling the offense in practice on Monday.


      Hill admits he is a little rusty as he attempted just 36 passes as a backup in Detroit the last three seasons. However, he is ready to embrace his new role since he was signed to a one-year deal by the Rams in March with this scenario in mind.

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