Random Ramsdom, June 26: Michael Sam Feels Comfortable in the NFL. Does Greg Robinson?

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Michael Sam says he’s having fun as a rookie. Meanwhile, Greg Robinson is struggling with the transition to offensive guard. What does Cortland Finnegan think?


Stacy Shares Wisdom With NFL Rookies:  St. Louis Rams’ Official Site

When Rams RB Zac Stacy received an email from the NFL Player Development department earlier this spring asking if he’d speak at the league’s annual Rookie Symposium, he immediately and eagerly responded.

"I was pretty excited when they asked me to be a part of it," Stacy said. "I had a great experience last year and I was happy to do whatever they wanted me to."



Throughout the summer, Around The League will roll out the power rankings for each specific position. NFL.com’s Chris Wesseling has the Tight Ends up first.


Former Rams cornerback Cortland Finnegan recently gave the team the figurative Andre Johnson treatment, taking a few verbal swings at the coaching staff and schemes. And like Andre Johnson, the Rams are swinging back at Finnegan, albeit privately.

And in the spirit of the moment... [note: lots of Terry Bradshaw, sooooo might be better on mute]



Should Rams Be Worried About Robinson’s Struggles?:  Bleacher Report

After making Greg Robinson the second overall pick in the 2014 NFL draft, the St. Louis Rams turned more than a few heads across the NFL by declaring their intention to move the Auburn star from tackle to guard this year. Now, those same heads are shaking even more furiously, because the early reports about that transition from the Gateway City haven't been positive.

Michael Sam Having Fun As An NFL Rookie:  Outsports

Michael Sam still has a lot of work to do before he can be the first openly gay player to play in an NFL regular season game, but so far he is fitting in well with the St. Louis Rams.




The St. Louis Rams had the opportunity tdraft Robert Griffin III in 2012. Last month, they could have taken any of the 2014 draft's top quarterbacks. But they passed, despite having two shots at Johnny Manziel and Teddy Bridgewater.  That means incumbent Rams quarterback Sam Bradford needs to justify the club's ongoing faith in him.

Rams’ Pre-Training Camp Starting Lineup:  Ramblin’ Fan

With organized team activities (OTAs) in the book, the St. Louis Rams coaching staff and players will head their separate ways for a month before reconvening at the start of training camp. With only a handful of non-padded, no-contact practices to evaluate players, it may seem a bit early to try and hammer out an opening day roster.

Best and Worst Draft Picks of the 90’s:  NFL.com

Who were the best and worst first-round NFL draft picks of the 1990s? With NFL Network celebrating '90s week, we offer a look at two strong candidates for each category in all 10 drafts of the decade. Let the debates begin!



Four Rams Other Than Tavon You Should Draft in Fantasy Football:  Ramblin’ Fan

For the most part, fantasy football owners are entering the 2014 season with their eyes on starting running back Zac Stacy, and that’s pretty much it.

It’s hard to argue with that logic, either. Stacy was the Rams’ lone stud in the fantasy scene a year ago, as quarterback Sam Bradford tore up his knee and took the St. Louis passing game down with him. Who might be worth a pick in 2014 though?


Adrian Peterson and Co. will be heading into St. Louis for Week 1’s matchup against the Rams.  Will Gregg Williams and his defense be up to the challenge?  Here’s a prediction [with analysis] for each of the Week 1 matchups.
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