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Random Ramsdom 2/26: Stadium Plans, Bradford Plans, & Impending Free Agency

Did the St. Louis Rams move one step closer to relocation? Is Sam Bradford going to be playing for another team in 2015? We’ve got answers to those questions...and plenty more!

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-- In Stadium News --

Inglewood Approves Stadium Plans |  ESPN

The Inglewood City Council late Tuesday night approved plans to build a football stadium that includes St. Louis Rams owner Stan Kroenke as a partner, clearing a path for the NFL to return to the Los Angeles area for the first time in two decades.

Chargers, Raiders Stadium Ballot Initiative Complete |  Sports Illustrated

A new joint $1.7 billion stadium plan in Carson, Calif. for the San Diego Chargers and Oakland Raiders is one step closer to a vote, as drafting of a ballot initiative is done and expected to be made to the public soon, reports the Los Angeles Times.

If the Rams Move to LA, the Raiders Might Move to St. Louis |  Sports Grid

Rams owner Stan Kroenke seems intent on moving from St. Louis despite whatever the city can come up with. But that doesn’t mean another team couldn’t take advantage of that situation.

LA Rams’ Fans Celebrate Stadium Vote |  St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Rams fans in southern California get more optimistic by the day about regaining their long-lost team.   They showed up in full force in Inglewood as the city council there voted 5-0 to fast-track Stan Kroenke's stadium plan.

-- Free Agency --

Offseason Forecast - Rams’ Edition |

With the offseason officially underway, Around The NFL will examine what's next for all 32 teams. The series continues with the St. Louis Rams. What’s changing, who’s leaving...and the offseason Crystal Ball.

Rams’ Potential Salary Cap Cuts |  Gridiron Gateway

A.J. Hawk and Reggie Bush were two of the notable players released on Wednesday. They followed veterans like DeAngelo Williams and Mathias Kiwanuka who were cut earlier in the week.  The St. Louis Rams didn’t really tip their hand regarding upcoming roster decisions when general manager Les Snead and head coach Jeff Fisher met with the media in Indianapolis.

Rams’ Free Agency News and Rumors |  Bleacher Report

With NFL free agency approximately two weeks away, the St. Louis Rams undoubtedly have a game plan in place. Until the market opens, we'll have to rely on news reports, rumors and observations to gain an understanding on what direction St. Louis will take.

Free Agency Do’s and Dont’s |  St. Louis American

A big day is on the horizon for the St. Louis Rams, and this has nothing to do with a stadium. On March 10 at 4 p.m. Eastern time, free agency begins in the NFL.

Free Agency Preview:  Tight Ends |  ESPN

The free-agent market is scheduled to open March 10 and teams may begin negotiations with those poised to hit the market beginning March 7. We'll count down to that with a position-by-position look at what the St. Louis Rams have in place, who is set to hit the market, what they might need and who might fit the bill.

-- The Random --

Snead Likes Bradford, Hates Analytics...Which Hate BradfordSharp Football

Rams’ GM Les Snead isn’t a huge fan of analytics.  And analytics aren’t a huge fan of Sam Bradford.  Warren Sharp breaks down some of Bradford’s career stats and just how he stacks up against other NFL quarterbacks.

Jeff Fisher Explains Why Mason Sat First Four Games in 2014 |

Running back Tre Mason didn't play a single snap in the St. Louis Rams' first four games of the 2014 season. When the third-round draft choice from Auburn finally made his NFL debut in Week 5, Mason went on to lead the Rams in rushing in each of their remaining 12 games.

About Those Daily Sam Bradford Rumors |  ESPN

In the latest churn of the Sam Bradford rumor mill, reports surfaced Tuesday that the Buffalo Bills are considering making a trade offer for the St. Louis Rams quarterback.

St. Louis’ Battered Star |  Pro Football Spot

April 22nd, 2010: "With the first pick in the 2010 NFL the St. Louis Ram’s select: Sam Bradford, Quarterback-Oklahoma." The words of Roger Goodell echoed in Radio City Music Hall. The future looked bright for the 6’4’’ former Sooner and Heisman Trophy winner...

Mariota Drops to Rams in Latest Mock Draft |

NFL Media analyst Daniel Jeremiah released the third edition of his mock draft on Wednesday, with the benefit of information gathered from the 2015 NFL Scouting Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. Here are five interesting changes from Jeremiah's previous mock.

Rams Show Interest in Reese Dismukes |  Gridiron Gateway

The St. Louis Rams leaned on their connections to the Auburn University program to select two Tigers in the 2014 Draft: offensive tackle Greg Robinson and running back Tre Mason. It’s possible that they could add another Auburn prospect in the 2015 Draft.

Potential 2015 NFL Rule Changes |  SB Nation

Could every play become reviewable? Should pass interference be a standard 15-yard penalty? Those are among the potential rule changes that could be on the table at the league meetings in March.

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