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Random Ramsdom 8/8: Los Angeles Rams’ News, Family Day Recap, & Hall of Fame Speeches

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Goff Finishes Week on a "Really Good Note" |  Pro Football Talk

Case Keenum will start the Rams’ first game in Los Angeles since returning to the city when the Cowboys visit the Coliseum next Saturday, but it’s just a matter of time before first overall pick Jared Goff will be running the team’s offense.


Rams’ Rookie Goff Shines in Scrimmage |  ESPN

Los Angeles Rams coach Jeff Fisher had to catch himself. He has been so excited about the team’s return to the Coliseum Saturday, he forgot to mention the one player who clearly stood out.

Goff Continues to Make Progress During Rams Scrimmage at Coliseum |  L.A. Times

He has yet to take a first-team snap in a training-camp practice.

He has not stared across the line of scrimmage at middle linebacker Alec Ogletree, felt pressure from two-time Pro Bowl tackle Aaron Donald or tried to fit a pass by franchise cornerback Trumaine Johnson.

But Rams rookie quarterback Jared Goff is making progress.

Jeff Fisher Family Day Presser, 8/6 (VIDEO) |  Rams’ Official Site

Head coach Jeff Fisher talks to the media after the team’s Family Day at the Coliseum.



Photos: Rams’ Family Day |  Rams’ Official Site

Check out Rams’ photographer Jeff Lewis’ best photos from Rams’ Family Day at the Coliseum.

A Game of Musical Chairs Awaits the Offensive Line |  L.A. Times

As the Rams get to work at training camp at UC Irvine, we’ll take a look at the team’s roster, position by position. Today, the offensive line.

Johnson and Gaines in Prove-It Mode with the Secondary |  L.A. Times

As the Rams get to work at training camp at UC Irvine, we’ll take a look at the team’s roster, position by position. Today, the defensive secondary.

Rams Legend Pace Joins Football Greats in Hall of Fame |  St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Orlando Pace was almost shy for much of his time with the St. Louis Rams. He never sought the spotlight or was the type to toot his own horn. He looked the part of the gentle giant.

Rams’ Change in Scheme Propelled Greene to Hall of Fame Career |  L.A. Daily News

It’s almost most absurd to think about it now, what with Kevin Greene donning the iconic gold jacket signifying membership into the Pro Football Hall of Fame and his bust soon on display in Canton.

But back in the mid 1980s the rangy fifth-round pick from Auburn was so starved for playing time he was literally begging then Los Angeles Rams coach John Robinson for a chance to play.


Kevin Greene's Hall of Fame bust might be the handsomest bust to ever handsome


The 54th NFL Hall of Fame class was inducted Saturday night, pushing the total of enshrined football greats to 303.

The busts of Brett Favre, Kevin Greene, Eddie Debartolo Jr., Ken Stabler, Dick Stanfel, Orlando Pace, Tony Dungy and Marvin Harrison were unveiled. Here are the highlights from all of the speeches

Smallest Player on Defense Could Be Filling Some Big Shoes |  L.A. Times

At 5-feet-8 and 184 pounds, cornerback Lamarcus Joyner is the smallest player on the Rams’ defense.

Enjoy the Rams Nostalgia While it Lasts |  OC Register

The nostalgia will wear off at some point. Sooner or later the Rams will blend back into Los Angeles as if they never left for St. Louis and spent two decades away from the region they called home for nearly 50 years.

Rams Return to Coliseum to End First Week of Camp |  Ventura County Star

The old team with the new stars emerged from a Coliseum tunnel wrapped in blue and white. The public address announcer roared "Touchdown, Los Angeles!" It may take some getting used to, but nearly 30,000 fans gathered Saturday afternoon to see it with their own eyes.



"Hard Knocks" Rams are Ready for Their Close-Up | L.A. Times

The legendary Steve Sabol, late president and cornerstone of NFL Films, used to say that the frantic process of producing "Hard Knocks" – the HBO show that takes viewers into the inner sanctum of an NFL training.


Rams’ Lynch Refuses to Be Ignored |  OC Register

A year ago, there was one difference between graduate school and the NFL for Cameron Lynch.

Graduate school wanted him.


Jared Goff is the Rams’ starting quarterback of the future, but he’s not their starting quarterback of the present.


Rams reporter Dani Klupenger chats with quarterback Case Keenum at Family Day.


"Are you buying this notion that Case Keenum is the Rams’ starting quarterback? Yeah, I’m not either."