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Random Ramsdom: September 8: St. Louis Rams - The "Buc" Stops Here

Coming off a disappointing season-opening loss to the Vikings, the Rams travel to Tampa, to face the Buccaneers. Jeff Fisher needs to get this fixed, right the ship, and get the youngest team in the NFL playing to their potential.

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Dilip Vishwanat


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You bet we're dedicated. I've seen one or two opening-game losses in my 45 seasons as a Rams fan:

Words to live by for the remainder of the season:

A familiar refrain, and one high up on the list of things to fix:

That about sums it up....sooooo what are they gonna do about it??:

2015 NFL Mock Draft: SB Nation - Mocking The Draft

The 2014 NFL regular season has just begun, and the mock drafts for the 2015 NFL Draft are already starting to appear. In this mock, the Rams pick 10'th overall, and select Baylor QB Bryce Petty.

Inside J.J. Watt's big payday: National Football Post

Watt is now the highest paid non-quarterback in the NFL. His contract serves as a benchmark for the Rams, in extension talks with another superstar DE: Robert Quinn.

2014 NFL Gambling Guide: Grantland

Bill Simmons lays down some rules for betting NFL games.

Four Questions: NFC West: Pro Football Focus

Four analysts from PFF answer four questions about the four NFC West teams. I even made this the fourth link today!

Rookie Highlight Reel: DT Aaron Donald

Rams offense lost without the run: ESPN NFL Nation

When a run-first offense can't run the ball, the inevitable it did against the Vikings.

Rams embarrased, frustrated by opener: ESPN NFL Nation

I hope they're frustrated and embarrassed enough to turn it around next weekend.

How The Seattle Seahawks Changed The NFL: Wall Street Journal

The Seahawks play defense like no other team in the NFL...size does matter.

Michael Sam Finally Gets His Chance With Dallas Cowboys: Huffington Post

Sam was added the Cowboys' practice squad last week. He's a good fit for Dallas, a team bereft of defensive line talent.

Hapless Rams set ominous tone for season: St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Jeff Gordon is one unhappy Rams reporter:

"Well, actually you don't have a good football team. Good football teams don't play like that. Terrible teams play like that."

St. Louis Rams vs. Minnesota Vikings Highlights: St. Louis Rams Official Website

Highlights - and there were very few - from the Rams' home-opener against the Vikings. Game ball goes to WR Brian Quick.

The Pressers

Jeff Fisher Post-Game Press Conference: St. Louis Rams Official Website

Jeff Fisher Post-Game: Fox 2 St. Louis

Jake Long Post-Game Presser: St. Louis Rams Official Website

James Laurinaitis Post-Game Presser: St. Louis Rams Official Website

E.J. Gaines Post-Game Presser: St. Louis Rams Official Website

Brian Quick Post-Game Presser: St. Louis Rams Official Website

How Could J.J. Watt's New Contract Affect Robert Quinn?

Brian Quick One-on-One With Will Witherspoon Post-Game

St. Louis Rams Current Roster And Depth Chart

C Scott Wells Tim Barnes Barrett Jones
RG Davin Joseph
LG Rodger Saffold Greg Robinson
RT Joe Barksdale
LT Jake Long Mike Person
TE Lance Kendricks Cory Harkey
TE Jared Cook Alex Bayer
WR Tavon Austin Austin Pettis Chris Givens
WR Kenny Britt Brian Quick
RB Benny Cunningham Chase Reynolds Trey Watts
RB Zac Stacy Tre Mason
QB Shaun Hill Austin Davis Case Keenum
PK Greg Zuerlein
P John Hekker
LS Jake McQuaide
DT Kendall Langford Aaron Donald
DT Michael Brockers Alex Carrington
DE Chris Long Eugene Sims
DE Robert Quinn William Hayes Ethan Westbrooks
MLB James Laurinaitis
OLB Alec Ogletree Daren Bates
OLB Jo-Lonn Dunbar Ray Ray Armstrong
CB Janoris Jenkins Brandon McGee
CB Trumaine Johnson E.J. Gaines Marcus Roberson
FS Rodney McLeod Cody Davis Lamarcus Joyner
SS T.J. McDonald Maurice Alexander
Practice Squad Reserve/Suspended Injured Reserve
OT Mike Remmers WR Stedman Bailey TE Mason Brodine
OL Brandon Washington RB Isaiah Pead
DT Matt Conrath QB Sam Bradford
WR Justin Veltung OC Demetrius Rhaney
LB Kevin Reddick
TE Brad Smelley
QB Garrett Gilbert
FS Christian Bryant
WR Emory Blake
LB Denicos Allen

I've updated the roster to include all transactions as of 11.00 pm, Sunday, September 7.

Blast From The Past: Classic Rock Monday: Led Zeppelin - Ten Years Gone

Please have a great Monday and a Ramtastic week!!