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Random Ramsdom, 10/1: Todd Gurley Looking for a Breakout Performance in Arizona

NFL: St. Louis Rams at Arizona Cardinals Matt Kartozian-USA TODAY Sports

Practice Report 9/30: For Gurley, Back to Where It Began | Rams’ Official Site

In Week 4 of the 2015 season, the Rams traveled to Arizona to take on the Cardinals. The club was coming off a tough loss to the Steelers, during which running back Todd Gurley took his first NFL carries — but they didn’t go for many yards.

Gurley Looking for Breakout Performance in Arizona | L.A. Times

It was an unprecedented streak that began against the Arizona Cardinals at University of Phoenix Stadium. Rams running back Todd Gurley rushed for 146 yards in his first start last season, the first of an NFL rookie-record four consecutive games in which he ran for 125 yards or more.

Rams vs. Cardinals: Who Has the Edge? | O.C. Register

Which team has the edge when their offense is on the field? Who’s got the better head coa...haha, I almost made it through that one. And what’s the matchup to watch this Sunday?

Cooper, Spruce Ready for Return to Rams | ESPN

Los Angeles Rams coach Jeff Fisher was asked what Pharoh Cooper can bring to the offense when he’s finally able to suit up.

WR Cooper Could Be Nearing 2016 Debut | O.C. Register

Heading into October, this is the statistical impact of the Rams’ 2016 draft class: One catch, 2 receiving yards.

Gaines Ready to Help Neutralize Cardinals’ WRs | ESPN

This is probably as good a week as any for E.J. Gaines to return to the Los Angeles Rams secondary, and it looks like it will happen.

Quinn, Ogletree have Fumble Forcing Habits | O.C. Register

For anyone still worried about Robert Quinn’s health, it might be safe to exhale. After missing half of last season because of a back injury, the Rams’ defensive end has started to resemble his former All-Pro self, inducing nightmares for opposing quarterbacks.

Rams’ Opponent Breakdown: Carson Palmer | Rams’ Official Site

Arizona finished in the top echelon for most of the league’s offensive categories last year, including No. 2 in points (489), and No. 2 in first downs (373). With Arians’ vertical passing attack — in which quarterback Carson Palmer will often take deep shots regardless of the situation — the Cardinals were No. 1 at 7.8 yards per passing attempt, nearly a half-yard better than No. 2 Pittsburgh (7.4).

Gurley Soaking Up the L.A. Experience | ESPN

Todd Gurley was walking into a concert around these parts a couple of weeks ago, when suddenly he heard someone yell out his jersey number from behind him: “Thirty!

It was Snoop Dogg, giving him love, making small talk and telling him to meet up later so they can snap a picture together.

VIDEOS (via Rams’ Official Site)