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Random Ramsdom 12/8: Goff’s Illness, Contract Extension Reactions, & Rams vs. Falcons Preview

Jared Goff was excused from Wednesday’s practice due to illness. Head Coach Jeff Fisher says it shouldn’t set him back.

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Rams Junior High: Inside a Dysfunctional Front Office | MMQB

Jeff Fisher’s recent comments revealed a giant riff between coaches and personnel, with both sides bickering about who’s to blame for the team’s failings.

Goff Excused From Wednesday Practice with Illness | Rams’ Official Site

Rams rookie quarterback Jared Goff was absent from Wednesday’s practice after coming down with an illness. But, according to head coach Jeff Fisher, Goff should still be in solid position to start and play well on Sunday.

Rams Set to Face Another Potent Offense in Matt Ryan’s Falcons | ESPN

Julio Jones, quite possibly the game’s greatest receiver, has turf toe, and there’s a belief that the wise, pragmatic thing would be for Atlanta to let him rest for at least a week or two. The Los Angeles Rams’ likely response: “Yes, please.

Goff Isn’t Feeling Well, and Rams’ Offense Has Been Sickly | L.A. Times

The Rams offense, stricken by a chronic case of lethargy and ineffectiveness throughout the season, suffered another mild setback Wednesday

Will Fisher, Snead Choose Self-Preservation Over Unified Front? | O.C. Register

At this point, very little about Jeff Fisher’s situation with the Rams surprises us anymore. Not sure if that’s a good thing or bad, either.

Snead Says Extension Signifies “Unfinished Business” | Fox Sports

The Los Angeles Rams have endured yet another disappointing season at the hands of Jeff Fisher, sitting at 4-8 and staring a sub-.500 year in the face once again. That didn’t stop the team from extending both Fisher and general manager Les Snead, however.

Fisher’s Contract Extension Ensure Rams Go Nowhere Fast | Global Times

As the 2016 NFL regular season enters its final month, head coaches whose teams have underperformed will be given pink slips.

Fisher and His New Contract Can Explain Why the Rams are Terrible | CBS Sports

The Rams re-upped both the head coach and general manager responsible for 31 wins in 76 games

Is Matt Ryan a Best-Case Projection for Goff? | O.C. Register

On Sunday, the Rams will try to beat the Falcons (7-5) and quarterback Matt Ryan, the most oft-cited pre-draft comparison for rookie Jared Goff.

Britt Approaching First 1,000 Yard Season | ESPN

Los Angeles Rams receiver Kenny Britt was asked what it would mean to reach 1,000 yards, and his eyes lit up.

Tru Says He’s Ready to Shadow Julio Jones | ESPN

Trumaine Johnson is now the Los Angeles Rams’ primary cornerback, but he hasn’t spent much time shadowing an opposing team’s No. 1 receiver this season.