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Random Ramsdom 7/13: Hot Seats, Relocation Fees, and the Rams’ Forbes Listing

It’s time to put up or shut up, Lester

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Who Has the Hottest Seat in the NFC West? | ESPN

ESPN’s NFL Nation writers for the NFC West each take a stab at who they think has the hottest seat in the division in 2017. Hint: they all think it’s the same guy.

PFT Preseason Power Rankings No. 27: LA Rams | Pro Football Talk

The Los Angeles Rams have not made the postseason since 2004. We don’t expect that to change in 2017.

Which Disappointing 2016 Rookies Will Bounce Back? | Bleacher Report

The path to becoming a regular contributor is often winding. There are early pitfalls due to injuries or a stocked depth chart above a rookie. Even the most talented college prospects often need time to make the transition and develop at the professional level.

Barwin an Overlooked Addition for the Rams? | Pro Football Focus

PFF takes a quick look at one of the Rams’ offseason additions that no one’s really talking about: Connor Barwin.

Ranking All 32 Team's Front Seven-s Heading into the 2017 Season | Pro Football Focus

Here are PFF’s exclusive rankings for each team’s front seven headed into 2017 as a unit.

Rams Offer Exciting Trade Possibility for Redskins | Riggo’s Rag

With the possibility of Kirk Cousins leaving, Redskins fans are left to wonder what, if anything, would be considered equitable compensation for their star quarterback. Here is one trade scenario to think about: What if the Rams were to trade for Cousins?

Rams Projected Starting Lineup for 2017 | Real Sport 101

Just weeks away from the Rams' training camp beginning, who could be in the starting lineup for this rejuvenated team?

Will the Rams Be a Surprise Team This Year? | End Zone Score

The Los Angeles Rams expect to improve this upcoming season. Particularly after a 4-12 season. Most NFL circles predict that the Rams will be better than their 4-12 season but how much better exactly?

Non-moving Teams to Rake in $55M from Rams, Chargers, Raiders | Pro Football Talk

The Rams and Chargers and Raiders are adding value to their franchises by moving. But it’s lucrative for the teams staying put as well.

Relocation fees to cost Rams, Chargers $645M, Raiders $378M | ESPN

The 29 NFL teams that are staying put will each receive a gross sum of $55.2 million over a period of up to 11 years from the relocation fees associated with the moves of the Rams, Chargers and Raiders, sources told ESPN on Wednesday.

Johnson Plays the Year-to-Year Tag Game to Perfection, Too | Pro Football Talk

Rams cornerback Trumaine Johnson has proven the value of going year-to-year under the tag.

World’s Most Valuable Sports Teams of 2017 | Forbes

The Rams were the biggest gainer, moving from outside the top 50 to No. 12 with a worth of $2.9 billion. The value of the franchise doubled by our count with the team’s relocation from St. Louis to Los Angeles last year.

Rams, Kroenke Seek Arbitration in Lawsuit | St. Louis Post Dispatch

Things are starting to heat up in the St. Louis lawsuit against the Rams and the NFL over the relocation of the team to Los Angeles.