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Tru to Play 2016 Under Franchise Tag |  ESPN

Los Angeles Rams’ cornerback Trumaine Johnson will play 2016 under the non-exclusive franchise tag (worth $13,952,000) after the sides failed to strike a long-term deal by Friday’s deadline.

Kroenke: "Why Wouldn’t L.A. Have a  Pro Football Team?" |  Yahoo! Sports

With the Los Angeles Rams taking the field at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in six weeks, team owner Stan Kroenke has to marvel at the Rams’ 21-year exile from Southern California.

Rams Select a Pair of Firms to Build Kroenkeworld |  Pro Football Talk

The biggest project in North American sports history is big enough to have two construction firms build it.

Demoff: "Two Teams in L.A. Would Be Good For Competition" |  Sports Illustrated

Los Angeles Rams executive vice president Kevin Demoff believes that having a second NFL team in Los Angeles would be good for the city, he tells Sports Illustrated's Jon Wertheim at the Sports and Entertainment Summit.

Goff’s College Coach Says Rams Have a Truly "Special" QB |  Fox Sports

Fox Sports asked Goff's former teammates and coach at Cal what Rams fans can expect from their new quarterback.

Donald, Mack Probably Very Happy About Von Miller’s New Deal |  Pro Football Rumors

The defending champions inked Miller to a six-year, $114.5MM deal with $70MM in guarantees.

Is Cameron Lynch Bound to Replace Akeem Ayers? |  Rams Wire

Right now the Rams are in the midst of building a special defense, much to the credit of head coach Jeff Fisher, general manager Les Snead and the defensive mastermind Gregg Williams.

Rams’ Secondary Has a New Look |  Ramblin Fan

The Los Angeles Rams secondary is sporting a new look after losing starters Rodney Mcleod and Janoris Jenkins in free agency. Mcleod and Jenkins were major contributors on defense last year and the Rams made efforts to retain both. However, neither are worth that kind of money and the team wisely decided not to match the offers extended by their NFC opponents.