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Random Ramsdom; July 1, 2015

The stadium issue keeps grinding along with even Rams tight end Jared Cook weighing in. Meanwhile in Seattle Russell Wilson asks for $25 million and some predict coach Fisher's seat getting warm.

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St. Louis stadium plans. Options, options, options -CBS Sports

At this stage of a St. Louis Rams stadium chase that I began covering prior to the initiation of the Edward Jones Dome-related arbitration case, many fans and media alike insist that if the franchise is to remain in the Gateway City, it will be through involuntary means.

While that currently looks to be a very reasonable and sound assertion, it is nonetheless not necessarily correct

Move to block involvement of Governor Jay Nixon on St. Louis stadium proposal -ESPN

Republican Rep. Jay Barnes of Jefferson City represented a group of six lawmakers suing Nixon and officials who oversee the current Rams stadium. They want to block Nixon and the Regional Convention and Sports Complex Authority from taking action on a new stadium, saying they don't have the authority to do so.

A year ago, I predicted lawsuits over this issue of moving/stadiums etc. and a friend told me I was crazy.

Did St. Louis wait too long to propose a new stadium? Bernie, isn't having it -101 Sports

Bernie Miklasz "It's just so stupid"

TE Jared Cook talks, Foles, LA move -Fox Sports

Cook, though, also knows how Rams players handle the issue of the club potentially finding a new home in 2016 will play a big part in determining whether St. Louis ends an 11-year streak without a playoff appearance.

Cook said Tuesday night that he and his teammates are already being constantly besieged with questions about whether Rams owner Stan Kroenke will be moving the squad to Los Angeles. Such speculation may very well become a reality before the 2015 season ends, which could then develop into the type of off-field distraction that affects on-field performance.

Blast from the Past!

Jeff Fisher- on the hot seat? -The Route Tree

After surviving three sub-.500 seasons in St. Louis, the pressure is really on Jeff Fisher as he looks to ensure that the Rams can drop their dark horse tag and become genuine contenders.

A look around the NFC West -AZ Cardinals

Always keeping an eye on the enemy...

Russell Wilson asking for $25 million? -ESPN

I'm not the quarterback whisperer, but there seems to be a bit of tension underlying his comments in this interview.

6 players doomed to disappoint this year -NFL

Rams fans just might want to make sure they have their meds handy before reading this.

How's this for a closer?