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Random Ramsdom 8/19: Todd Gurley Set For Debut, Goff Inching Towards Starting Week 1

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Rams’ Practice Report, 8/18: Gurley to Make 2016 Debut | Rams’ Official Site

As we all saw in 2015, running back Todd Gurley doesn’t need preseason snaps to have a successful year.

Gurley Ready Set for Preseason Debut | Fox Sports

Coach Jeff Fisher said Thursday that Gurley would play one series against the Kansas City Chiefs, perhaps two before taking a seat.

Goff Runs with First Team Offense, Should Again On Saturday | ESPN

Jared Goff, the No. 1 overall pick who is being groomed to eventually become the Los Angeles Rams' starting quarterback, took a handful of snaps with the first-team offense during Wednesday's practice and is expected to do so in an actual game on Saturday.

Goff Improving, But Keenum "Still Clearly Ahead" in QB Race | L.A. Daily News

On Wednesday afternoon, Jared Goff took snaps from Tim Barnes, the Rams’ first-string center. He took snaps from Eric Kush, the backup center.

Reporter’s Notebook: Goff’s Progress = More First Team Reps |

On the surface, it might seem that Rams quarterback Jared Goff didn't show much in his team's 28-24 preseason-opening victory over Dallas, especially since Cowboys rookie QB Dak Prescott, a fourth-round pick, showed out as his team's starter.

Goff Could Start in Week 1, but Has Little Fantasy Value as Rookie | SB Nation

The Rams appear to be leaning towards starting their No. 1 overall pick in Week 1. We break down the fantasy implications.

Higbee, Kendricks Will Get Chances With Cook Gone | ESPN

The Los Angeles Rams cut one of their most productive receivers over the offseason, shedding the salary of veteran tight end Jared Cook largely for salary-cap purposes.

Rams v. Seahawks: How They Compare | L.A Times

LAST YEAR: The Rams swept the serieslast season. In their opener, they posted a 34-31 overtime victory at home that included a 75-yard punt return for a touchdown by Tavon Austin and a game-clinching stuff of Marshawn Lynch on fourth down.

Memo to Rams: Make Jeff Fisher Earn an Extension | CBS Sports

Los Angeles Rams coach Jeff Fisher is a lot of things. He's an intense, engaging, interesting presence on "Hard Knocks." He's good at peppering his speech with F-bombs, and then, charmingly, he let us know his mother was quite disappointed in his swear words. He's funny. He's a good guy. He's been in the NFL for a very long time.

You know what he is not?

He is not a guy who deserves, in the slightest, a contract extension.

Cole Hartley of SB Nation's Big Cat Country spliced together an alternate version of Fisher's urgent address.

Gurley’s 2016 Stat Predictions | Turf Show Times

Our very own Misone takes a look at how the 2016 season will pan out for star running back Todd Gurley, should he play the entire 16-game slate