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Random Ramsdom 8/2: Easley’s Injury, Gurley’s Workload, and Practice Observations

The Rams await potentially bad news on DT Dom Easley, who was carted off in practice yesterday. Did Tavon only eat two bananas again?!

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Training Camp Report: First Day in Pads | Rams Official Site

The pads came on and the clouds opened up for Day 4 of Rams training camp. Tuesday afternoon’s practice marked the Rams’ first day in pads this season and the team’s first padded work under head coach Sean McVay.

Five Observations from the First Day in Pads | Rams Official Site

The Rams had their first practice of the summer in pads on Tuesday afternoon, bringing more energy to training camp. Here are five observations from the session.

Rams TE’s, Particularly Everett, Will Try to Back Up Big Talk | OC Register

There’s been some rookie hazing at Rams training camp, but it’s good-natured and, really, tight end Gerald Everett brought it upon himself with a moment of harmless hubris.

LA Rams Preview: 10 Things You Need to Know | MMQB

The MMQB’s Andy Benoit ranks every NFL team based on roster talent and gives 10 thoughts on each club throughout training camp. The No. 28 Los Angeles Rams must get more out of second-year quarterback Jared Goff, who stood tall in the pocket but was inaccurate on too many routine throws in 2016. It won’t be easy, because the Rams don’t have a game-changing receiver.

Easley to Undergo MRI After Injuring Knee in Practice | ESPN

Dominique Easley, the former first-round pick who projects to be a starter on the Los Angeles Rams' defensive line, had to be carted off the field after he sustained a knee injury during the team's first padded practice on Tuesday.

With Donald Out, Rams Lose Starting D-Lineman to Injury | OC Register

The Rams’ situation at defensive line, already tenuous because of the holdout of star Aaron Donald, took an ominous turn Tuesday when Dominique Easley had to be carted off the field.

Donald’s Holdout Becomes More Pressing Following Easley Injury | OC Register

First the dark clouds rolled in. Then the rain started. Off in the distance, the sound of thunder erupted to the west of the Rams practice field at UC Irvine. And finally, the unmistakable jolt of a lightning bolt to the north.

Rams Still Figuring Out the Right Workload for Gurley | ESPN

Lance Dunbar's prolonged injury has helped rookie head coach Sean McVay realize something: Todd Gurley is a very talented receiver.

Whitworth Loves “Challenge” of Joining Rebuilding Rams | Fox Sports

Although Andrew Whitworth had spent his entire 11-year NFL career in Cincinnati, the left tackle and his wife didn’t even wait until the school year ended to move their four kids to the Los Angeles suburbs when the Rams called.

Whitworth and Woods Key Veterans for Rams | End Zone Score

The Los Angeles Rams made two of their biggest acquisitions earlier in the offseason in the form of wide receiver Robert Woods and left tackle Andrew Whitworth. Both players have already began to set great examples in training camp with their work ethic and leadership.

Should the Rams Be Concerned About Dunbar’s Injury | Ramblin Fan

Los Angeles Rams running back Lance Dunbar started training camp on the PUP list due to a knee injury.