Recapping the Rams' offseason: St. Louis Rams official website
The St. Louis Rams have had yet another eventful spring and early summer, albeit for various reasons. The team cut ties with a few notable veterans while choosing to avoid any flashy free agent signings, but they made up for it with several significant draft acquisitions. Read how the Rams roster has changed since last season.
The league's best defensive lines: Field Gulls
Danny Kelly of SB Nation's Seattle Seahawks blog, Field Gulls, takes a look at the premier defensive fronts in the NFL. Kelly gives his take on each team in the NFC West, while mentioning several others around the league, but No. 1 on his list should matter to you the most.
St. Louis Rams offensive position outlooks: ESPN NFC West Blog
St. Louis Rams defensive position outlooks: ESPN NFC West Blog
St. Louis Rams special teams outlook: ESPN NFC West Blog
Tackling the issues in the NFC West: ESPN NFC West Blog
All four of the ESPN NFC West guru's, including the Rams' own Nick Wagoner, weigh in on certain issues facing the teams in the division. It isn't difficult the guess where the scrutiny falls on the team from St. Louis -- it's been a motif for the last two years -- but what are the question marks for the Cardinals, Seahawks and 49ers?
Pair of undrafted D2 standouts has the Rams' attention: The Post-Dispatch
Jeff Fisher and Co. have seemingly done well with undrafted free agents so far in St. Louis, including linebacker Ray-Ray Armstrong and running back Benny Cunningham. The coaching staffs hopes to have found a couple more hidden gems in former West Texas A&M defensive tackle Ethan Westbrooks and former North Alabama linebacker Tavarius Wilson.
Can the Rams win against best the West?: Ramblin' Fan
The NFC West is not that far removed from being the undisputed worst division in football. At the same time, the Rams are nearly a decade removed from capitalizing on their rivals' shortcomings. Does Earth City have what it takes to reclaim the thrown?
Seahawks opt against signing Finley: NFL.com
Jermichael Finley seems almost certain to play football somewhere this season, but it appears (right now) that he won't be doing so in the NFC West. The Seahawks have reportedly opted out of the Finley "sweepstakes." Still, it seems that the former Packers tight end has millions of reasons to rest in 2014.
Five potential breakout candidates: Bleacher Report
The Rams, to the surprise of many, have recently become a farm for breakout players. (See: Robert Quinn, Rodger Saffold and Zac Stacy) What players might be primed for a breakout in 2014.
Will 49ers sophomores make an impact?: Niners Nation
In 2013, much like this year, the San Francisco 49ers boasted a plethora of draft picks. They used them to stockpile for the future, but it remains unclear how distant in the future the team was thinking, if at all. When will Tank Carradine, Marcus Lattimore and others make their mark in the Bay Area?
**Spoiler Alert!** If you watch HBO's Game of Thrones, then you likely are not a fan of Gregor "The Mountain" Clegane, otherwise -- and less frequently -- known as Hafthor Bjornsson. Before taking a role on primetime premium cable, Hafthor once received attention from the Indianapolis Colts.