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Random Ramsdom 12/17: Rams Hopeful for Goff’s Return. But They’ll Take No Chances

The team is 4-10, and the starting QB is going through concussion protocol. This is the state of the Los Angeles Rams in Week 15

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Three Takeaways: Rams 24-13 Loss to Seahawks | Rams’ Official Site

The Rams played the Seahawks tight in the first half of Thursday’s contest, but ultimately fell 24-3 after Seattle pulled away in the second half. After a hectic short week, here are three takeaways from the matchup, which left Los Angeles 4-10 on the 2016 season.

Goff to Go Through Concussion Protocol | Rams’ Official Site

At his Friday press conference to wrap up Thursday’s 24-3 loss to the Seahawks, Rams interim head coach said rookie quarterback Jared Goff remains in the concussion protocol.

Rams’ Rookie QB Goff Taking Way Too Many Hits | ESPN

Two meaningless runs, two vicious blows -- all in a span of four days.

Rams Hope Goff Cleared to Play, But Will Take No Chances with Concussion | O.C. Register

A game between two teams with a combined record of 5-22 isn’t an occasion for risk-taking, so the Rams will take their time with Jared Goff over the next week.

From O-Line to WR’s, Rams Provide Little Support for Goff | O.C. Register

Jared Goff didn't say much as he made his way across the Rams locker room at CenturyLink Field on Thursday night. With a sleepy look on his face and eyes that some would describe as dazed, he offered only a slight smile while giving a thumb’s-up sign.

Tavon Austin on L.A.: “It’s Very Tough Here” | ESPN

Tavon Austin learned something about Los Angeles this season.

"It’s very tough here," the Rams' receiver said. "Your rope is very short. I can say that. Your rope is very short. But that’s how I like it, though. L.A. needs to be winners. And that’s where it starts. Us knowing the pressure is on, we have to pick up our stuff."

G-Rob Hoping for Auburn-like Turnaround After Coaching Change |

Los Angeles offensive tackle Greg Robinson can only hope the Rams' coaching change works out as well as the one that he experienced at Auburn.

Fassel Calls His Debut “Pretty Crazy” | ESPN

Los Angeles Rams special-teams coordinator John Fassel had just finished his first game as the interim head coach, a position he had all of three days to prepare for. He called it "pretty crazy," then was asked about the toughest part.

John Fassel Press Conference, 12/16 | Rams’ Official Site

Interim head coach John Fassel updates on QB Jared Goff’s concussion and what he learned from Thursday Night.