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Random Ramsdom 4/25: Three More Days Until the Rams Get Their Franchise QB

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Signs Point Strongly to Goff as the First Pick |  Pro Football Talk

Immediately after the Rams traded up from No. 15 to No. 1 in the draft, it seemed that the Rams would select quarterback Carson Wentz. Ultimately, conflicting reports emerged regarding whether the Rams would take Wentz or quarterback Jared Goff — and that’s perhaps exactly what the Rams wanted.

The 2016 Draft Wasn’t Going to Be All About the QB’s. But Now It Is | Washington Post

This NFL draft was not necessarily supposed to be all about the quarterbacks. It is one year after the eagerly anticipated pro-football arrivals of Jameis Winston and Marcus Mariota led to them being selected first and second overall in the 2015 draft, and this is a quarterback class without anything resembling that kind of star wattage.

Wentz Has Chance To Be Draft’s Top Pick, Stoking North Dakota’s Pride |  L.A. Times

The Rams, with the No. 1 pick in Thursday's NFL draft, will choose between North Dakota State's Wentz and California's Jared Goff. No football player from a North Dakota college has been selected in the first round of the draft, never mind the first pick.

Laid-back Nature, Blue-collar Work Ethic Could Be Goff’s First-Class Ticket to the Top of the Draft |  L.A. Times

Goff's Cal career had humble beginnings, even though he was the school's first true freshman quarterback to start the opener since at least World War II.

Mayock: Goff/Wentz Every Bit As Good As Winston-Mariota |  NFL.com

Comparing prospects across different drafts can be tricky business, but the trades of the Rams and Eagles trades into the top two spots of the 2016 NFL Draft bring one such comparison into better focus.

Rams Love Their Depth on O-Line; May Want to Supplement It | OC Register

The Rams, planning ahead, secured the bodyguards long before they selected the body.

Rams’ Rumored 2016 Draft Prospects | isportsweb

Here is a look at the players the Los Angeles Rams are rumored to be looking at with their five picks

Ranking Positional Units of All 32 Teams |  CBS Sports

There are a whole lot of "team needs" lists floating around this time of year, but we wanted to figure out how serious those needs are compared to the rest of the league. To do that, we recently asked the Eye on Football staffers (myself, Will Brinson, Ryan Wilson, John Breech, and Sean Wagner-McGough) to rank each of the league's 32 teams in the following position groups

Inside Look: Rams Scouting Department |  Rams’ Official Site

Los Angeles Rams scouts give insight about life on the road and how they evaluate talent.

Titans, Rams Have Brightest Futures of Teams Involved in Blockbuster Trades |  NFL.com

Taking what was gained/lost in the trades into account -- as well as the current state of each team's roster and coaching staff -- which franchise has the most compelling five-year outlook?

Why Are "Desperate" Eagles, Rams Betting Big on These QB’s? |  NY Post

The top of this year’s NFL draft has scouts and executives around the league scratching their heads more vigorously than they have in years.

Will Rams’ Risky Draft Move Become a Blunder? |  St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Some believe this is the closest the Titans will ever get to revenge for the Mike Jones Super Bowl. Many analytical takes on the trade suggest the Rams are buffoons.

But I hate to say it: I like the trade. I like the gamble.

Charley Casserley Talks Rams and 2016 NFL Draft

MMQB’s Andy Benoit Sits Down with Jared Goff


Todd Gurley Breaks Down His Rookie Season