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Jared Goff Carpool Chats |  Rams’ Official Site

Ride along with QB Jared Goff and player engagement director La'Roi Glover through the streets of Los Angeles.

Here’s How the Rams, Titans Made Out From Blockbuster Trade |  CBS Sports

The Rams traded up to No. 1 and selected Jared Goff, while the Eagles traded up to No. 2 and took Carson Wentz. The most important aspects of these draft-day trades will be the development of the quarterbacks. If they’re "franchise quarterback" the deal was great.

Mailbag: After Goff, Which Selection is Most Intriguing? |  ESPN

Nick Wagoner fields questions from fans after the Rams’ finish making their selections on the third and final day of the 2016 NFL Draft.

Thomas Can Develop Into Top NFL Receiver |  Pro Football Focus

This is a strange wide receiver class. The headline grabbers in Baylor’s Corey Coleman, TCU’s Josh Doctson and Ole Miss’ Laquon Treadwell all have their flaws, but if you dig a little deeper into the class, there are good No. 2-type receivers who are likely to be available on Day 2 of the draft and beyond. That’s not to say some of these sleepers can’t develop into top receivers in the NFL, however, which brings us to Southern Miss’ Michael Thomas.

On the Phone with Rookie LB Josh Forrest |  Rams’ Official Site

Listen to Kentucky LB Josh Forrest's conference call with the Los Angeles media.

On the Phone with Rookie TE Temarrick Hemingway |  Rams’ Official Site

Listen to South Carolina State TE Temarrick Hemingway's conference call with the Los Angeles media.

On the Phone with Rookie WR Pharoh Cooper |  Rams’ Official Site

Listen to South Carolina WR Pharoh Cooper's conference call with the Los Angeles media.

On the Phone with Rookie TE Tyler Higbee |  Rams’ Official Site

Listen to Western Kentucky TE Tyler Higbee's conference call with the Los Angeles media.

Rams Take Risk On Higbee As They Reload Offense |  L.A. Daily News

The Rams have taken chances on players with checkered pasts. On Saturday, as part of an effort to rebuild one of the league’s most anemic offenses, they took one more.

Broncos, Rams Two Teams that Should Get Instant Impact From Draft |  KGW Portland

Snap reactions on five teams that could get the most instant impact from their draft classes

Rams’ Invest in Offense On Final Day of the Draft |  L.A. Times

The Rams began the NFL draft by choosing quarterback Jared Goff with the No. 1 pick. They ended it Saturday by making four of five selections offensive players who can help Goff and a passing game that ranked last in the league in 2015.

Game Changers: One-handed Catching Drills With Michael Irvin

Michael Irvin puts some of the top wide receivers (to include Pharoh Cooper) in the 2016 NFL Draft through one-handed catch & celebration drills.

Draft Grades

Pete Prisco (CBS Sports) gives the Rams a B+. He goes into detail about their best pick, questionable move, third day gem, as well as overall analysis.

Steve Palazzolo hands out A-F grades for all 32 NFL franchises based on every pick made in the 2016 NFL draft. One of PFF"s finest likes what he saw from the Rams’ this weekend.

Mel Kiper Jr. wasn’t as impressed (In$ider), giving the Rams a B-.  He’s hung up on the Goff trade and it what it cost the team.

I Think I’m Crushin’ on Aaron Green, ya'll...


And watch what he does to these poor defensive players on the 2nd play of this highlight reel...


Schein Says the Rams Picked the Wrong QB at No. 1...




One on One with Former Rams’ QB Vince Ferragamo (VIDEO) | Rams’ Official Site

Rams Reporter Dani Klupenger catches up with legendary Rams QB Vince Ferragamo at the Jared Goff introductory press conference

One on One with Former Rams’ QB Jim Everett (VIDEO) |  Rams’ Official Site

Rams Reporter Dani Klupenger catches up with legendary Rams QB Jim Everett at the Jared Goff introductory press conference.

How Fisher, L.A. Decided on Goff with the First Pick |  NFL.com

Mike Silver says some of the grossest shit you’ll read all day, and it won’t take you long to see it...

Goff Warming Up to Playing in Los Angeles |  OC Register

Goff, a lifelong proud resident of Northern California, is now the face of a Southern California franchise. Less than 24 hours after the Rams made him the No. 1 pick of the NFL draft, Goff heard about it from family and friends up north, with some good-natured ribbing.