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Random Ramsdom 9/20: Back To Business

Ready to rebound from Sunday’s loss in a short week against San Francisco, the LA Rams need to contain the 49ers’ rushing attack.

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Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti Thinks City Is Better Off As Rams Only | USA Today

After a 22 years without a team, L.A.’s Mayor believes that the NFL would have been better off to only send one team to the City of Los Angeles.

Wade Phillips Talks Run Defense | Rams Official Site

The secret is out: the Rams need to shore up their defensive line when they go up against RB Carlos Hyde and the San Francisco 49ers.

Read the Transcripts for Wade Phillips and Matt LaFleur | Rams Official Site

See what the offensive and defensive coordinators had to say about about their team as they prepare to face their division rivals in San Francisco. Wade Phillips came right out and adressed the elephant in the room: run defense. LaFleur discusses Watkins’ and Austin’s productivity so far in the early season.

L.A. Fans Don’t Just Give Their Devotion, Teams Have To Earn It | LA Times

Bill Plaschke shares his thoughts on the criticism that L.A. fans are under after not-so-impressive attendance numbers for the Los Angeles Rams and Los Angeles Chargers.

Brady Quinn and Pete Prisco Preview the Rams-49ers |

Rams Coach Sean McVay Quick To Put Blame On Himself | ESPN

Rather than the standard Jeff Fisher response of “we’ll fix it,” McVay is trying a new approach: the truth.

Rams Need to Boost Their Run Game By Stopping Their Opponents | OC Register

Rich Hammond has some ideas of how to fix the Rams and it starts with stopping the run and running the ball.

The Rams Prepare For Thursday By Resting | LA Times

Monday was a rest day for the Rams. But you know who isn’t resting? Coach McVay.

The Rams Are A Mixed Bag | UPI Sports Xchange

Looking at the first two games of the season, the Rams have some positives to build upon and some issues to fix.

Rams Stay Put On USA Today’s Power Ranking Despite Loss | Ramswire

The upstart Rams rank 19 on the week 3 power rankings, same as last week, even with the loss to Washington.

Coach McVay Explains Why Sammy Watkins Isn’t Getting the Ball | Ramswire

Sean McVay thinks the coverage against the Rams’ offense isn’t allowing for balls to be forced over to WR Sammy Watkins.

The Official Rams Website Went Old School | Rams Official Site

The classic colors make their way back to the official site in celebration of color rush week for the Rams. Slow news day, guys.

All-22 Covering Alec Ogletree’s 13 Yard Sack | Rams Official Site

Myles Simmons breaks down the big-time defensive sack that yielded a huge loss.

All-22 Dissects Todd Gurley’s Amazing 18 Yard TD Run | Rams Official Site

More X’s and O’s with Simmons, but this time, Gurley’s TD run and what it took for him to get into the end zone. And that leap!

Todd Gurley’s Top Five Performance | NFL Network

A highlight reel of Todd Gurley’s productive day running against Washington’s defense.

Rams Add Troy Hill To Active Roster | Rams Official Site

After serving his two game suspension, CB Troy Hill is back to add depth to the cornerback position. This is especially good news with the injury to CB Kayvon Webster.

Player Spotlight on Morgan Fox | Rams Official Site

Get to know backup defensive end Morgan Fox of the Rams and learn how he got into football.