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Random Ramsdom 8/20: Thursday Morning Links for Your Cheap Shot Rams

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The Rams Are Ready to Fight |  MMQB

Greg Bishop’s reporting from an intense Rams/Cowboys joint practice in Oxnard, Calif., says the St. Louis defensive line is among the best in the league, which leaves playoff hopes on the shoulders of new quarterback Nick Foles.

Rams Camp Report - Week 3 [VIDEO] |  St. Louis Rams’ Official Site

Watch Dani Klupenger and Myles Simmons breakdown the third week of Training Camp.

Rams Camp Under the Lights - Foles [VIDEO] |  St. Louis Rams’ Official Site

Nick Foles sits down to talk about starting his journey as the St. Louis Rams starting quarterback.

One-on-One with McLeod at Rams Camp [VIDEO] |  St. Louis Rams’ Official Site

Reporter Dani Klupenger interviews defensive back Rodney McLeod after Tuesday's workout in Oxnard, Calif.

One-on-One with Brockers at Rams Camp [VIDEO] |  St. Louis Rams’ Official Site

Reporter Dani Klupenger interviews defensive lineman Michael Brockers after Tuesday's workout in Oxnard, Calif.

Rams Visit Point Mugu Naval Base Before Leaving Cali [VIDEO] |  Fox 2

The Rams finished their Southern California trip by doing something good off the field. Head coach Jeff Fisher took his team to Point Mugu, a Naval base near Oxnard, California where the Rams had trained with and against the Dallas Cowboys the past two days.

Rams Spending the Day at Mugu Naval Base |  ESPN

Despite a strong showing from the Los Angeles Rams fans who traveled to Oxnard, California, to see the St. Louis Rams practice (and fight) Monday and Tuesday, the Rams made the decision to cancel Wednesday's solo practice in Oxnard.

Rams’ Legends Grier, Dickerson Meet With Current Line, Backs |  ESPN

Spending a couple of days in the Los Angeles area not only created the chance for fans left from the team's days on the west coast to catch up with their favorite franchise, but it also offered former players, including some who hold a strong place in St. Louis Rams' lore the chance to reconnect with the team that once employed them.

NFL Players Poised to Break Out or Get Out in 2015 |  Grantland

This list of NFL players, who are either looking to take a step up or a step down in 2015, contains one former Rams’ player and one they acquired in the most recent offseason.

One Bold Fan Holds Sign in Front of LA Supporters |  Bleacher Report

The St. Louis Rams are one of the teams reportedly considering a move to Los Angeles, so when the team held open practices in California this week, fans made sure to voice their feelings about the franchise's future.

One fan in particular was not feeling the love for Cali.

Three Rams on One ESPN Reporter’s 53-man Roster |  ESPN

In what has become an annual preseason tradition for ESPN NFL analyst Mark Dominik, the former NFL general manager offered up his ultimate 53-man roster on Tuesday.

Cowboys Session Beneficial for Road Weary Rams |  St. Louis Post-Disptach

It may fall into the category of oh, by the way. But before the brawl that ended it all, and beyond the "LA Rams" pep rally aspects of the practices with Dallas, the Rams did get good work with the Cowboys for two days.

Rams, Fisher Avoid California Dreaming |  St. Louis Post-Dispatch

After being showered with love by Los Angeles Rams fans, the team will be back on the practice field Thursday in Earth City in solitude.

Cheap Shot Rams Were Instigators in Tuesday’s Brawl |  Dallas Morning News

Special contributor Babe Laufenberg, a Dallas Cowboys radio color analyst and former NFL quarterback, answered questions in a chat Wednesday. Here are some highlights.

Despite Fights, Rams Pleased With Time In Oxnard |  ESPN

Regardless of the ugly finish to the two days the St. Louis Rams spent with the Dallas Cowboys in Oxnard, California, coach Jeff Fisher and his team had mostly positive reviews of what they were able to accomplish in two joint practices.

Rams, Cowboys Brawl a Reminder of Serious Issue for NFL |  Dallas Morning News

Two of the nine members of the NFL’s Competition Committee were on hand Tuesday to witness an all-out brawl that ended a joint practice between the Dallas Cowboys and St. Louis Rams.

Two Underrated Factors That’ll Keep the Rams’ Defense Contending | ESPN 101

How can the Rams stop Jimmy Graham? That question poured into our text line in early March when the Seahawks acquired the tight end from the Saints in exchange for Pro Bowl center Max Unger and the No. 31 overall pick in the 2015 draft.


The St. Louis Rams will face off with the Tennessee Titans on Sunday, Aug. 23, for Week 2 of the NFL preseason.  The team is coming off an 18-3 loss to the Oakland Raiders, so fans are eager to see it bounce back and correct many of the mistakes from last week.


Most fans pegged second year players E.J. Gaines as one of the most likely to break out in 2015 season, following an impressive rookie campaign.  Unfortunately he’ll be sidelined for the entirety of the season after suffering a foot injury.  Someone’s got to step up...


Left guard Mike Iupati, signed away from the San Francisco 49ers in March, is expected to undergo arthroscopic knee surgery that will sideline the three-time Pro Bowler for about six weeks, NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported Wednesday, via a source who has spoken to Iupati.


This isn't a list of overvalued players, necessarily, or projected busts. Those can be found in the 2015 Fantasy Football Draft Guide. This is a list of players Evan Silva thinks you should consider approaching with extreme caution or even scratching off your cheatsheets based on the way they're currently priced in the fantasy community. They're guys you might want to consider drafting around.


You won’t want to take in him round 2 necessarily, like the St. Louis Rams did, but there’s one wide receiver who may benefit your fantasy squad in the latter rounds of your upcoming draft.