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Random Ramsdom 6/20: Mob Squad Highlights, Keenum’s the Starter, & Donald >> J.J. Watt

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Mob Squad OTA Highlights (VIDEO) |  Rams’ Official Site

Wrap up Rams organized team activities with this OTA highlight reel.

OTA One-on-One with Gurley (VIDEO) |  Rams’ Official Site

Rams reporter Dani Klupenger talks with Todd Gurley about his plans for the upcoming season.

Donald on a J.J. Watt-like Career Path |  Pro Football Focus

For each of the last five years, PFF has made a list of the top 101 players from the previous season. For three straight years, Texans defensive lineman J.J. Watt sat comfortably at the No. 1 spot, but in 2015, Rams defensive tackle Aaron Donald took over the throne.

Goff Saying the Right Things, But Still Not the Starter | L.A. Times

As Jared Goff addressed his status as the face of an NFL franchise in the country’s second-largest market, he sounded awfully similar to the most dominant athlete in town.

Fisher Has No Intention of Abandoning Plan to Start Keenum |  Today’s Pigskin

It wasn’t exactly Phil Jackson "Zen Master" next-level stuff when it comes to motivational techniques, but Jeff Fisher is hellbent on not handing Jared Goff anything.

Rams Not Rushing Coronation for Top Pick Goff |  USA Today

As the Los Angeles Rams pivot to a new era, the franchise has made evident its level of investment in No. 1 overall pick Jared Goff. Yet even after parting with six draft picks in a package to move up and select him, the Rams haven't handed Goff the starting position.

Which QB Competitions are Legit? |  Football Insiders

Each year there are a few quarterback competitions around the league. They are often won by the younger guy, especially if the team doesn’t figure to be a real contender. We’re going to look at and determine whether the current quarterback quandaries are legit, or if coaches and general managers are just saying "the right things."

Behind Gurley, Rams Rely on Crew of UDFA Running Backs |  L.A. Daily News

That the Rams are relying on so many once-unheralded names could, on one hand, be seen as an uncomfortable position. But could it also indicate a successful scouting strategy?

OTA’s In Oxnard Help Rams Evaluate Progress Since Move |  Ventura County Star

Veterans have scattered around the country, the rookies are completing their professional orientation and the Los Angeles Rams are once again packing up.

Rookie LB Forrest Has "Moved Up Quite a Bit" with the Rams |  Kentucky Sports

Glance across the field and it’s easy to spot Los Angeles Rams rookie Josh Forrest among the linebackers. The 6-foot-3 Forrest, a sixth-round draft pick out of the University of Kentucky, peers over most of the other players at his position, but stands eye to eye with veteran Akeem Ayers.

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Spruce Impressed at Rams’ OTA’s | Ralphie Report

We already knew Nelson Spruce could catch the ball. Finishing his career with 294 receptions, which leads the Pac-12, should have gotten him drafted, but the Los Angeles Rams community is starting to believe in the hype as he apparently has not dropped a single pass since joining the team as an undrafted free agent on May 3rd.

Rams’ Outlook Matches L.A. Weather: Sunny and Bright |  L.A. Times

The sunny disposition of nearly all players, coaches and front-office personnel is expected to last at least through mid-September.

Why the Rams are Doomed to Mediocrity Again | iSportsWeb

The city may have changed, but there is a lot about the Los Angeles Rams that is still the same. General manager Les Snead is still there, as well as head coach Jeff Fisher.

Former Rams Upset Team Won’t Wear Classic Blue and Yellow-s |  ESPN

The Los Angeles Rams were back at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on Thursday night for their first event at their old (and new) home since returning in January. It was a day many former Rams players thought they would never see, but there is still one lingering issue.

Fred Dryer States the Obvious About the Uniforms |  Cover 32 Rams

"If you look at the Rams horns right now, they’re a disgrace," says the Rams’ former defensive end.