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Random Ramsdom 11/18: “A New Beginning” for the Rams as They Break Ground on New $2.6B Stadium

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The Los Angeles Rams held a groundbreaking ceremony for their new stadium in Inglewood on Thursday morning

NFL: Los Angeles Rams Stadium Groundbreaking Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

Kroenke Deflects Question on Future of Fisher, Snead | O.C.Register

On a day when Rams owner Stan Kroenke beamed with pride, and even appeared to get emotional at one point as he discussed his new stadium, only one question made Kroenke chuckle.

Weinke: Goff’s Skill Sets Are “Off The Charts” | O.C. Register

Two months ago, Chris Weinke sat in a room with the rest of the Rams’ coaching staff. The second-year quarterbacks coach expounded on the virtues of rookie Jared Goff, pointing out his “great strides” and capacity to learn.

Groundbreaking Ceremony, Goff’s Debut “A New Beginning” | ESPN

It’s only a bunch of dirt now, in no way reflective of the prodigious venue it will someday be. But Kevin Demoff, the Los Angeles Rams’ chief operating officer and in many ways the orchestrator of this whole thing, already has a vision.

Rams Hold Groundbreaking Ceremony for $2.6B Stadium | ABC 7

A groundbreaking ceremony was held Thursday morning in Inglewood as construction of the Los Angeles Rams’ new $2.6-billion stadium

Vision Begins to Become Reality as Rams Break Ground | O.C. Register

It’s a well-told story but it bears repeating. Especially on a day when dreams and vision and fortitude and fortune converged in ways they never have in Los Angeles.

Kroenke, Goodell, Butts Celebrate Groundbreaking Ceremony | Rams’ Official Site

It’s not always easy to visualize the future. Right now there’s a large plot of land in the famed “City of Champions” clearly visible to anyone flying into LAX.

Getting Ready for Goff | Real Football Network

So the time has finally come. Jared Goff, the #1 overall pick in the 2016 draft will finally make his NFL debut against the Dolphins on Sunday at the LA Coliseum. He’s the eighth rookie to play in a game this season, and will try to become the first #1 overall pick to win his NFL debut since David Carr did it with Houston in 2002.

Case Keenum “Wasn’t Happy” to Be Benched | ESPN

Case Keenum lost his job Tuesday, and he wasn’t happy about it. He wasn’t going to pretend to be, either, even when the cameras were pointed in his direction the following day.

Eric Dickerson Destroys Rams’ QB Coach Weinke | Rams Wire

Eric Dickerson is at it again and this time his victim is Los Angeles Rams quarterbacks coach, Chris Weinke.

Warner, Bruce, Holt All HOF Semifinalists | ESPN

Former Rams wide receivers Isaac Bruce and Tory Holt were among 26 semifinalists for the 2017 Pro Football Hall of Fame class, joining ex-quarterback Kurt Warner, a finalist each of the last two years.

With Goff In and Rams Still Losing, Who Won RG3 Trade After All? | Sporting News

With Jared Goff making his NFL debut for the Los Angeles Rams on Sunday against the Dolphins, it’s worth noting that Goff, the No. 1 pick in last April’s draft, is the seventh Rams starting quarterback of Jeff Fisher’s five-year tenure.