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Random Ramsdom: OTA Highlights, Hints at Relocation, and Les Snead’s Draft Recap

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Highlights from Day 1 of Rams’ OTA’s [VIDEO] |  St. Louis Rams’ Official Site

Football.

Jeff Fisher Addresses Upcoming Season Plans [VIDEO] |  Fox Sports

Rams head coach Jeff Fisher joins Fox 2 in studio to discuss the upcoming season and addresses his position on the team’s potential move to L.A.

Jeff Fisher To Host Annual Celebrity Softball Fundraiser [VIDEO] | Fox Sports

Instead of Sunday night football, St. Louis Rams head coach Jeff Fisher is hosting a Sunday night celebrity softball game at T.R. Hughes Ballpark to benefit local charities. Backstoppers, Jack and J.T. Snow Foundation, Mercy Ministries, the Wounded Warrior Project and Catch a Dream Foundation are some of the charities benefiting from this star-studded event.

Finding Use For Austin in a Run First Offense |  101 Sports

Two years ago, the Rams were in the midst of changing their offense in efforts to play to quarterback Sam Bradford’s strengths. They ostensibly tried to recreate Bradford’s Oklahoma offense by spreading things out and using newly-acquired toys Tavon Austin and Jared Cook to create mismatches in the passing game.

That didn’t go well.


Upon releasing veteran offensive linemen Scott Wells and Jake Long, opting not to re-sign guard Davin Joseph and choosing only to add linemen through the NFL draft, the St. Louis Rams once again committed to being young.

Governor Nixon Goes on the Offensive on St. Louis Stadium Project |  ESPN

With a pending lawsuit hanging over the head of and threatening to slow down progress on a new NFL stadium on St. Louis' north riverfront, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon went on the offensive Tuesday afternoon.

Rams’ Contracts Hint At Relocation |  St. Louis Business Journal

St. Louis Rams’ annual contracts with some seasonal contractors and advertisers have run from May to May.  But this year, while the team is rumored to be eyeing the Los Angeles market, those contracts have been changed, and now coincide with the National Football League’s deadline to submit relocation bids, according to people familiar with the matter.

Seeking Improvement In A Static Secondary |  ESPN

With OTA’s under way, Nick Wagoner takes a look at each of the Rams’ position groups, providing returning starters, roster battles to watch, and the outlook for 2015.  Let’s start with the secondary...


I think everybody knew that Aaron Donald was going to be a solid NFL player when the St. Louis Rams selected him at number 13 overall in last year’s draft, but I don’t think anybody anticipated this.

Do The Rams Have a Top 5 Defense? |  Ramblin’ Fan

As far as the defense goes, this same unit has been together for a while now, which is something you want. Regardless of age, the ability to gel as a unit is more important than anything.

If He Wasn’t Injured, Todd Gurley Could’ve Gone Number 1 Overall?  Jeff Fisher Joins the Fast Lane |


Les Snead Draft Recap