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Have the Rams Solved Their Offensive Line Issues? |  ESPN

The St. Louis Rams made some rare mid-July news this week when they used a fifth-round supplemental draft pick on Clemson offensive tackle Isaiah Battle.

That move brought their haul of rookie offensive linemen added this offseason to a whopping five. It also coincides with the return of the Twitter mailbag. And, as you'd expect, there were questions about Battle and the line.

Mailbag: Is the Rams’ Defense Ready to Take Off? |  ESPN

Can a defense entering its second season under Gregg Williams use that experience to start fast and meet expectations. All that and more in this version of our Rams Twitter Mailbag.


ESPN Rams reporter Nick Wagoner says there are football-specific reasons for the Rams' dual practices with the Cowboys in California that have fans worried about relocation.


With St. Louis Rams owner Stan Kroenke proposing a stadium in Inglewood, and the owners of the San Diego Chargers and Oakland Raiders backing a competing project in Carson, the stars are aligned for something to happen. The league could be on the verge of solving a 20-year riddle and returning to Los Angeles.


It’s not looking good.

Three Moves the Rams Should’ve Made This Offseason |  Bleacher Report

Every NFL team attempts to maximize its offseason resources, but each team ultimately misses an opportunity. It's unavoidable. The St. Louis Rams made some excellent decisions in free agency and the draft.

Janoris Really Likes L.A. |  CBS Sports

Fans of football in St. Louis are sensitive right now about the whole issue involving their beloved Rams being stuffed into a moving truck and taken to Los Angeles.

Ranking the Top 5 Underrated QB’s in the NFL |  Yard Barker

Whether it’s because they don’t put up monster numbers and are more game mangers than superstars, or whether it’s due to the fact that they’re young, there are quite a few players that deserve much more attention heading into the 2015 season.

Roster Preview:  Rams’ Offensive Line |  NFL Spin Zone

The key to any successful, championship contending team is strength along both lines.  A good quarterback can elevate teams to be in true contention, but without a solid line in front of him that quarterback is at a severe disadvantage.

Stat Predictions for Top Rams Players |  NFL Spin Zone

Have a look at some...optimistic [?] stat predictions for a few of the Rams’ top skill players heading into 2015.

Four Rams That HAVE TO Produce in 2015 |  iSportsWeb

Since Jeff Fisher took over the team in 2012, the St. Louis Rams have always fielded a competitive and fiery squad that seems just a few players away from making the playoffs. Entering his fourth year as the head coach, simply being a few players away from the playoffs is no longer enough.

Can Long Bounce Back in 2015? |  iSportsWeb

The St. Louis Rams are known to have a great defensive line year in and year out, last season one of their key defensive linemen; Chris Long missed two-thirds of the season due to an ankle injury that required surgery.

Carter Graduate Reynolds Get "New Opportunity" With Rams |  Knoxville News Sentinel

Offensive lineman Garrett Reynolds is geared up and ready for the next phase of his NFL career.  The Carter High School graduate soon begins the 2015 season with his third NFL team, the St. Louis Rams.

Can the Rams Dispel the Penalty Curse in 2015? |  Ramblin’ Fan

In 2014, the Rams gave up 1139 yards in penalties, third in the NFL. In 2013 it was 1009 (6th) and in 2012 it was 973 (5th). No other team has been featured in the league’s top six in total penalty yards in each of the last three seasons. The Rams three-year total of 3121 is surpassed only by Baltimore (3226) and Seattle (3552).

2015 Fan Equity Rankings |  Emory Sports Marketing Analytics

For the past three years, we have tried to answer the question of which teams have the "best" fans. "Best" is a funny word that can mean a lot of things but what we are really trying to get at is what team has the most avid, engaged, passionate and supportive fans. The twist is that we are doing this using hard data, and that we are doing it in a very controlled and statistically careful fashion.

ESPN’s John Clayton Talks Rams, Gurley, Foles, & More

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