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Random Ramsdom 11/15: Ready for prime time

The Rams’ upcoming schedule isn’t pulling any punches with the Minnesota Vikings on deck.

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Goff and the Rams weren’t supposed to be this good | Five Thirty Eight

Pojected to win only 6 games at the beginning of the season, the LA Rams had a 13 percent chance to make the playoffs. Read this piece to get just how significant Jared Goff’s historic improvement really is.

How the Rams are adjusting their mindset this season | NFL Network

Steve Wyche, Michael Silver, and Heath Evans go into detail about the new expectations of the 2017 LA Rams.

Rodger Saffold nominated for Art Rooney Sportsmanship Award | Rams official site

Saffold is one 32 players nominated for this award, which is a huge honor. The award recognizes players who display excellent sportsmanship such as fair play, respect for the game and opponents, and integrity in competition.

Rams-Saints game gets flex treatment from Fox to CBS | Rams official site

Most fans were hoping that the Rams-Saints game would have been moved to Sunday Night Football, but we will get the next best thing with a late afternoon “cross-flex” game (1:25pm) that 80% of the country will be able to see.

Move the Sticks: Rams-Vikings game preview | NFL Network

Daniel Jeremiah and Bucky Brooks take a look at the Week 11 matchup between the Los Angeles Rams and the Minnesota Vikings.

As offense cooks, the Rams stingy defense continues to cause turnovers | LA Times

More praise for the defense that has helped the Rams win 4 straight games. Gary Klein uses several quotes from the team to bring home the idea that the Rams aren’t just a high-scoring offense; their defense is also a turnover machine.

Vikings unhappy with Greg Olsen calling Rams game |

Sitting out with an injury, Fox’s decision to invite Carolina Panthers TE Greg Olden into the booth for the Minnesota-Los Angeles game has ruffled the feathers in the Vikings front office, especially since the Panthers will play the Vikings on Dec. 10.

Jared Goff and Cooper Kupp - the roommates | Rams Official Site

This video is actually kind of great. You get a tour of Jared Goff’s home, stories about Goff and Kupp living together, and other insights (darts!) that you’ll have to check out for yourself.

3 reasons Jared Goff and the Rams are primed for a playoff push | SB Nation

Goff is finally getting credit for what he’s done with the Rams. But what exactly has he done? Take a look at the 3 key aspects to Jared Goff’s success.

First place Rams have second-toughest remaining schedule | ESPN

This is the strongest narrative following the LA Rams this week. The Rams' remaining opponents have a combined .609 winning percentage — this is where the Rams show the NFL who they are really are.

Rams or Vikings will be among several teams to see their fortunes change | LA Times

In a week where several teams with winning records face each other, something’s got to give. And the matchup with the Rams and Vikings is no exception.

Case Keenum reveals which Rams player will try to get into his head | Rams Wire

Being so familiar with the Rams team, QB Case Keenum went on the Dan Patrick show to talk about his days with the Rams. This is a guy who has faced the Rams defense a lot, so he has his stories. It’s definitely worth checking out.

Rams remain as a top-tier team in NFL power rankings | Rams official site

All of these rankings aren’t much of an indicator of how good the Rams are until their next handful of games play out. However, the Rams are still getting respect, so that’s cool.