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A Very Merry Random Ramsdom

Merry Christmas, St. Louis Rams’ fans! I come bearing gifts! Well not really...they’re actually just links to matters pertinent to your favorite NFL team. But they’re almost as good as gifts!

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Rams-Seahawks Preview |  CBS Sports

An in-depth look at the Rams Week 17 matchup in Seattle.  The Rams beat the Seahawks at home earlier this season.  Can they finally secure a road win in Seattle in the season finale and carry some momentum into the offseason?

Rams Wednesday Injury Report |  ESPN

The St. Louis Rams had a few more players on their injury report Wednesday afternoon than they had last week but they still look to be in good shape heading into Sunday's game against the Seattle Seahawks.

Bates Goes Above and Beyond for the Blocked Field Goal |  St. Louis Post-Dispatch

With his team trailing by 10 with about two minutes to play in Sunday’s loss to the visiting New York Giants, second-year linebacker Daren Bates went above and beyond to at least try to give the Rams a final chance.

Sorting Through the Fines from the Rams-Giants Game |

The Giants and Rams went a little too far on Sunday in St. Louis. There were late hits, punches thrown, faces shoved, players ejected and lots of finger-pointing afterward.

Jeff Fisher Thinks the Giants’ Kicker Should’ve Been Ejected |  Pro Football Talk

Kickers aren’t often ejected from games, but Rams coach Jeff Fisher thought Giants kicker Josh Brown should have been ejected on Sunday.

Defensive Stockpile in Place, Rams Look Ahead to Critical Offseason |

Les Snead can’t sit still. He leans one way in his desk chair, then the other, spins 90 degrees, spins back. It’s a Wednesday in mid-December, and the Rams haven’t played for six days, which means their general manager has had almost a week to dwell on the past, and three more remain before the future.

Wells Tries to Rebound from Costly Botched Snaps | Fresno Bee

The St. Louis Rams center accepts a lot of the blame for last week's loss to the Giants. He botched two crucial shotgun snaps, twice hiking it over Shaun Hill's head, and playing hurt is not something he leans on.

Aaron Donald Amazed By Pro Bowl Berth |  ESPN

As NFL players go, you'd be hard-pressed to find someone more even-keeled and quiet than St. Louis Rams defensive tackle Aaron Donald.

Jenkins, Austin Named Pro Bowl Alternates |  ESPN

The Rams could actually have four players making the trip to Glendale, Ariz. for the annual all-star exhibition.

Practice Report 12/24 |  St. Louis Rams’ Official Site

With the team off for Christmas on Thursday, the Rams got in their second day of on-field work in preparation for the Seahawks on Wednesday afternoon. Here's what you should know from the session.

Christmas One-on-One's [Videos]:

*  Rams QB Austin Davis
*  Rams OT Joseph Barksdale
*  Rams LB Will Herring

Ogletree, Laurinaitis 1-2 in Tackles Entering Finale |  Miami Herald

Last year, Alec Ogletree ended James Laurinaitis' four-year run as the St. Louis Rams' leading tackler. Of course, he'd like to lead again.

Rookie Year is Humbling for Rams’ Joyner |  St. Louis Post-Dispatch

It’s not that defensive back Lamarcus Joyner has been a disappointment as an NFL rookie. It’s just that several draft picks around him — from Pro Bowl defensive tackle Aaron Donald, to left tackle Greg Robinson, to running back Tre Mason, to cornerback E.J. Gaines — have all flourished...

Rams Priorities Include Secondary |  ESPN

ESPN Rams reporter Nick Wagoner talks about shoring up the defensive secondary, which has given up seven touchdowns of 20 passing yards or longer this season.

A St. Louis Rams Letter to Santa |  Ramblin’ Fan

Dear Santa,

While I know the St. Louis Rams are more than likely on the naughty list after breaking out in a fight against the New York Giants, if you do happen to forgive them and put them back on the nice list here are a few things that the St. Louis Rams would like you to put under their tree this holiday season.

10 Best Football Gifts to Get This Holiday Season |  Football Nation

Besides all the normal gift giving this holiday season, nothing beats the surprise of an NFL gift under the tree.


Once again, I’d like to wish all the members of the Rams’ fam a very Merry Christmas.  We appreciate all you ladies and gents do to make the place better.  Feel free to share some of the nifty gizmos and gadgets Santa may have brought you this year in the comments section below.  I asked him for a win in Seattle.  I’ll keep you posted.

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