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Random Ramsdom 5/8: Rams’ Rookies Report to Minicamp & 2015 Rookie Award Predictions

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Like Father, Like Son For Rams’ Hager |  St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Way back in 1989, Jeff Fisher was the youngest defensive coordinator in the NFL, working for head coach Buddy Ryan in Philadelphia at age 31. Not long before the ’89 draft, Fisher was asked by Ryan to study a linebacker prospect out of the University of Texas — a fellow by the name of Britt Hager.

Mannion Gets More Than A T-Shirt From the Rams |  St. Louis Post-Dispatch

It’s a tradition of sorts for teams to hand out trinkets to prospects at the NFL Scouting Combine. A hat, a T-shirt, etc.  Turns out the only T-shirt Sean Mannion got back in February in Indianapolis was from the Rams. So maybe this was meant to be.

15 Undrafted Rookies At Rams’ Minicamp |  St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The Rams are expected to have 24 rookies on the practice field Friday at their rookie minicamp, encompassing nine draft picks and 15 undrafted rookies.

Stedman Bailey Wows With Trick Catch |  ESPN

<blockquote class="twitter-video" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Hey <a href="">@SportsCenter</a>, seen any one-handed, backflip catches today? <a href="">#SCTop10</a> <a href=""></a></p>&mdash; St. Louis Rams (@STLouisRams) <a href="">May 7, 2015</a></blockquote> <script async src="//" charset="utf-8"></script>

Bailey Needs to Start at Wide Receiver |  Ramblin’ Fan

I love Stedman Bailey. He’s a hard worker, always humble, and appears to be a devoted father. That’s only half of the story though, because he has flashed some great plays over the last couple of years that prove he deserves to not only be on this roster, but should be starting for the St Louis Rams.

Mike Sando On Whether The Rams Can Overtake the Seahawks In The NFC West [3:10 in]

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Post-Gurley, Here’s How the Rams’ RB’s Could Look in 2015 |  ESPN

In the moments after the St. Louis Rams used the 10th overall pick on Georgia running back Todd Gurley in the NFL draft last week, then-Rams running back Zac Stacy summed up his feelings — and probably the feelings of other Rams running backs — in a one-word tweet.

A Look At The Rams’ Rookie Salary Poll |  ESPN

Now that the St. Louis Rams have wrapped up their 2015 draft, they must set about signing the nine-player class to rookie contracts.

Gurley The Top Rookie for Fantasy Football |  ESPN

Earlier this week, we took a look at what ESPN Fantasy analyst Christopher Harris thinks of the incoming rookie class and how he’d rank them from a fantasy perspective.

Rams 2015 Draft Recap [VIDEO] |  St. Louis Rams’ Official Site

Watch Dani Klupenger and Myles Simmons recap the Rams 2015 Draft Class. Includes analysis and highlights of each draft pick.

NFC West 2015 NFL Draft Rankings [VIDEO] |  St. Louis Rams’ Official Site

NFL Media's Jordan Babineaux ranks the 2015 NFL Draft of the NFC West teams.

The Rams, as usual, are looking pretty good on paper.  Can they put it all together and compete for a division title in 2015?

With the 2015 NFL Draft in the books, it's not too early to start thinking about which rookies are most likely to succeed next season. Here's a look at my projection for the 2015 All-Rookie team.

What about the running backs? Will Todd Gurley of the St. Louis Rams, who ended the first-round drought for ball-carriers this year, be the top dog? Or will it be Melvin Gordon of the San Diego Chargers?

Every NFL Draft pick wants to make his mark. These 10 rookies, based on their team's biggest needs and the best fits, could have the most immediate impact.

How do all the Rams wide receivers stack up against one another in terms of talent and usefulness to the team? Ever since Torry Holt and Isaac Bruce moved on in the late 2000s, the Rams have struggled to employ a dominant wide receiver.

Rams’ Game-by-Game Predictions |  Football Nation

The St. Louis Rams have been on the edge of greatness for a while now. They play great teams well and poor teams poorly.  This year is the year they will step it up.