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Random Ramsdom, 9/10: Todd Gurley's Primed, Case Keenum’s Geared Up, and Rams at 49ers Previews

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Rams’ Practice Report: Gurley Primed for Strong Year Two | Rams’ Official Site

If you’re a competitor like Rams running back Todd Gurley, the preseason probably isn’t much fun.

After almost every practice, star running back Todd Gurley will put his helmet back on, situate himself in front of the Jugs machine and catch passes for a few minutes.

The backdrop was carried into the locker room, Case Keenum took his place in the middle of it and a mob of media members swelled around him late Thursday afternoon, four days before the Los Angeles Rams will open their season. Then came the first question …

Case Keenum realized it was only a slip of the tongue when a reporter asked him how he felt about getting his first NFL start on Monday night.

Goff Must Learn to Be a Backup | L.A. Daily News

The starting point is nowhere near were Jared Goff originally imagined. In that respect, he’s no different than anyone else. The Rams included.

For the record, it’s been hard to knock these two things out of our head since the Rams’ Emmy-losing performance on HBO’s "Hard Knocks":

There’s that opening episode where head coach Jeff Fisher tries to shame his players in a meeting by telling them they’re "too talented" to be making "7-9 mistakes" … "and I’m not (bleeping) going 7-9, or 8-8, or 9-7."

Jackie and Vince joined Liz Habib on Friday night for a Pigskin Preview.

When the Los Angeles Rams visit the San Francisco 49ers on Monday night at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, there will be so many major narratives surrounding this game that the key one is often lost in translation.

Rams at 49ers Preview | iSportsWeb

With a fresh start in a new city the Los Angeles Rams are hoping that the move to LA not only paid off financially but also reinvigorated a team that has not had a winning season since 2003. In week 1 the Rams will begin their season at the San Francisco 49ers and while they won’t be at home they will be playing their first game in their new home state.

In Case You Missed It At TST...

When the Los Angeles Rams OL was riddled with injuries in 2015, Garrett Reynolds was a solid starter. He wasn’t flashy, but he wasn’t injured either. Unfortunately we can’t say the same about him for the 2016 season.

Rams at 49ers: Three Matchups to Watch | Turf Show Times

Anything can happen early in the season. Roster turnover, coaching / schematicchanges, and player development leave a lot of uncertainty.


Dan Graziano breaks down the second Monday Night Football game with 49ers reporter Nick Wagoner and Rams reporter Alden Gonzalez.

VIDEO (via Rams’ Official Site)