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Random Ramsdom 8/2: Tre Mason’s Missing, Training Camp Highlight Videos, & Goff Running With 2nd Team

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Rams’ Practice Report, 8/1: First Day in Pads | Rams’ Official Site

Though OTAs and the first two days of training camp give a little taste, it doesn’t truly feel like football until the pads come on.

Rams’ Camp Highlights, Day 2 (VIDEO) | Rams’ Official Site

The Rams get down to business on the second day of training camp.

Rams’ RB Mason Missing | Turf Show Times

The Tre Mason saga has hit a somber and worrisome point. TMZ is reporting that he is "missing" and that nobody knows where he is.

Inside Training Camp: Special Teams Day (VIDEO) | Rams’ Official Site

Go inside day three of the LA Rams training camp with Rams insider, Myles Simmons as he reviews the special teams practice.

Warner and Donald Talk L.A. Training Camp (VIDEO) | Rams’ Official Site

Kurt Warner and Aaron Donald sit down (and pedal) to discuss how the Rams are adjusting to moving west.

Rams’ Camp Wired: Aaron Donald (VIDEO) | Rams’ Official Site

See the first day of Rams Training Camp through the eyes of defensive tackle Aaron Donald.

John Fassel Rams’ Camp Presser, 8/1 (VIDEO) | Rams’ Official Site

Special teams coordinator John Fassel talks about the special teams only practice being the first day of pads and the importance of special teams.

Big Man Punt Catching Challenge (VIDEO) | Rams’ Official Site

Nothing signals the end of a hard day’s work like linemen catching punts, right? Well, the Rams seem to think so, and hilarity ensues as Kurt Warner looks on at Rams Training camp.

Rams’ Front Office Impressed with Goff (VIDEO) | Rams’ Official Site

NFL Media’s Colleen Wolfe discusses Los Angeles Rams QB Jared Goff’s progress as a rookie quarterback.

In Goff, Rams See a Centerpiece for a Contender | USA Today

Jeff Fisher and Les Snead knew they lacked consistency at the quarterback position, and so they took the necessary strides to draft Jared Goff this offseason. When the Rams get him up to speed, they feel they’ve got everything they need to reach the next level.

Goff Running Second Team, For NowESPN

For now, Jared Goff is running with the second team, playing behind starter Case Keenum. At some point, whether it’s to start the season opener or somewhere later, Goff is going to start. Players taken No. 1 overall are going to start.

Rams’ CB Johnson at Home in California | L.A. Times

The Rams’ relocation from St. Louis to Los Angeles has been quite the homecoming for cornerback Trumaine Johnson.

Rams Get Spirited Practice Without Fans for First Time | USA Today

Los Angeles Rams cornerback Trumaine Johnson remembers when he was a rookie determined to make a name for himself on special teams.

Fisher Knows All the Right Moves About Relocation | L.A. Times

As rule, football coaches lead transientlives, moving from city to city, wherever the job takes them. Rams Coach Jeff Fisher is a different type of nomad.

Fisher Sleeps on Air Mattress as SoCal Odyssey Continues | USA Today

When head coach Jeff Fisher is done with his work and leaves the temporary and transitional training camp facility the team has at the University of California, Irvine, he goes home and sleeps on an air mattress.

Gaines Back With Rams After Foot Injury Cost Him 2015 | St. Louis Post-Dispatch

A sixth-round pick in 2014 out of the University of Missouri, E.J. Gaines was a pleasant surprise for the Rams as a rookie.

Tavon Learns Lesson From Dehydration | ESPN

Lessons are there to be learned at NFL training camps and not just for wide-eyed rookies.

Hekker Wears No. 3 During Camp to Honor Mike Sadler | ESPN

Los Angeles Rams punter Johnny Hekker paid tribute to former Michigan State punter Mike Sadler by wearing the jersey number of the four-time Academic All-American who was killed in a car accident in Wisconsin on July 23.

Hekker Makes Simple But Touching Gesture at Camp | Fox Sports

The college football punting community suffered a huge loss when Nebraska punter Sam Foltz and former Michigan State punter Mike Sadler died in an automobile accident two weekends ago, and one NFL player in the same line of work is making sure they haven’t been forgotten.

Rams’ Increased Spotlight Includes Taping "Hard Knocks" | ESPN

The cameras completely circle the interviewee. Reporters line two and three deep. Microphones emerge from the pack from radio types.

Gurley Healthy, Hungry Heading into Second Camp | Leader Herald

Todd Gurley watched most of his first NFL training camp from the sidelines. He would do a few individual drills on his healing knee while his Rams teammates worked together.

Rams Looking for "Hidden Gems" With Rookie Free Agents | Hollywood Patch

"We've had success over the past couple years finding undrafted rookie free agents in these types of practices," special teams coordinator John Fassel said.

Five Position Battles to Watch During Training Camp | Ramblin’ Fan

Along with the quarterback position, here’s the top eight position battles to keep an eye on for the Rams for the remainder of training camp and preseason.

The Biggest Challenge for the Rams in 2016iSportsWeb

With their return to Los Angeles, there is a lot of hope and anticipation for the 2016 Rams. The fans in Los Angeles have not had a football team dating back to 1994 which will increase the level of pressure the Rams feel to put a winning product on the field.

Goff’s NFL Debut is Only Days Away | iSportsWeb

The Los Angeles Rams are only 11 days away from their first pre-season match up against America’s team in the Dallas Cowboys.

Rams’ Training Camp From a St. Louis Perspective | L.A. Times

The Times Gary Klein and Lindsey Thiry are joined by Jim Thomas of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch at Rams training camp in Irvine.

St. Louis Must Turn It’s Back on Kroenke’s Rams | St. Louis Post-Dispatch

It’s time to move on, St. Louis.

It’s time to turn the page on the Rams, time to tell Stan Kroenke to take his hats and shove them up his crass history of indifference for the feelings of fans in the Gateway to the West.