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Random Ramsdom 12/5: The Rams fall to the Patriots, 26-10. But they tried hard, and that’s what truly matters

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Sure the Rams lost to the Patriots and are now 4-8 on the season..but man did they look good doing it!

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Good morning, Los Angeles Rams’ fans, and happy Monday to you! We haven’t had a Monday feel this good in a long time. The Rams solidified some stability for the next few years by signing Jeff Fisher to an extension yesterday. You can say buh-bye to any concerns of Jared Goff’s development. This extension couldn’t have come at a better time! And despite losing to the Patriots, the Rams offense was able to move the ball efficiently enough to put up 10 points yesterday. Not too shabby!

It’s not all about winning though. It’s about going out there, giving it your best, enjoying a few orange slices with your pals, and being a good sport about it, regardless of the outcome. There’s always next week.

But, until then, here are a few links from yesterday that’ll help kick off this highly spirited Monday. GoooOOOOooooo Rams!


Rams Struggle Offensively, Fall 26-10 to Patriots | Rams’ Official Site

The Rams’ offense could not get anything going against the Patriots’ defense, leading to a lopsided 26-10 loss on the road.

Brady Leads Patriots To Victory Over Rams, 26-10 | L.A. Times

Jeff Fisher and the Rams traveled across the country nearly 3,000 miles, but they could not escape controversy.

Rams Manhandled by Patriots Hours After Fisher Extension Reported | ESPN

News leaked Sunday morning that Jeff Fisher has an extension in place to return as the Los Angeles Rams’ coach next season, and then his team showed how far away it is from being a legitimate contender.

Inept Rams’ Offense Can’t Keep Up with Patriots | NFL.com

The Patriots (10-2) pounded a lethargic and ammo-less Rams team, 26-10, on Sunday to give Tom Brady career win No. 201. He surpasses Peyton Manning as the winningest quarterback in league history. Here's what we learned from the Patriots’ victory...

LeGarrette Blount: Rams “Bail” in 1-on-1 Tackling | NFL.com

The Rams hit hard in groups, but Patriots running back LeGarrette Blount isn't all that impressed with their solo tackling skills.

Fisher Gets Extension, But Lots of Questions Remain | San Diego Union Tribune

Rams Coach Jeff Fisher said he wasn’t going to put up with that 7-9 B.S. Suddenly, that B.S. stands for best scenario.

Fisher, Snead Signed for Two More Years | O.C. Register

Nearing the end of what seems likely to be a fifth consecutive losing season, Rams coach Jeff Fisher and General Manager Les Snead already have signed two-year contract extensions, a team source confirmed Sunday morning.

Week 13 Grades: Rams Get “F” for Loss, Fisher Extension | CBS Sports

If news of Jeff Fisher’s contract extension was supposed to inspire the Rams on Sunday, someone forgot to tell the Rams.

Despite Extension Rams, Fisher Likely Headed for Divorce | O.C. Register

As far as renewing wedding vows go, this is about as apprehensive as it gets.

Why Fisher’s Extension Means Pretty Much Nothing | Sporting News

Don’t cross Jeff Fisher’s name off your hot-seat list just yet. While the Los Angeles Rams have signed coach Fisher to a two-year contract extension that would keep him with the team through 2018, ESPN reported it is not known whether the deal includes team options, and cautions, “As a fact, nothing is guaranteed beyond this season.”

Goff Pays the Price for Lackluster Offense in Loss to Patriots | L.A. Times

It was a brief exchange near midfield in Gillette Stadium, after the New England Patriots thoroughly dominated the Rams in a 26-10 victory that wasn’t nearly as close as the score would indicate.

Goff Doesn’t Get Much Help Against Patriots’ Defensive Masterminds | O.C. Register

There are better, safer places to make your third career NFL start than cold and windy New England against Bill Belichick, Tom Brady and the Patriots.

Chris Long “Blessed” to be with Patriots, Praises Goff | L.A. Daily News

Chris Long said all the proper things this week, and so did the Rams. But when Long arose from the Gillette Stadium turf Sunday afternoon, he couldn’t hide his extra joy.

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