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Random Ramsdom 9/4: Rams Finalize 53-Man Roster & Announce Practice Squad

The LA Rams say goodbye to Mike Jordan and others as they add role players in an eventful Labor Day weekend.

NFL: Los Angeles Rams-Minicamp Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

Rams Claim Three Players Off Waivers And Lose Mike Jordan | Ramswire

Obviously not happy with their depth on the offensive and defensive line, the Rams signed OL Aaron Neary from the Eagles, OL J.J. Dielman from the Bengals, and DL Quinton Jefferson from the hated Seattle Seahawks.

Les Snead Talks Roster Moves | Rams News

(VIDEO) The Rams GM goes over the busy weekend from his POV in the front office.

The Rams Have The Second Youngest Roster | Ramswire

No longer the youngest team for four years running, the Rams are now the second youngest team. Congrats, Cleveland.

The Five Most Surprising Players To Get Cut | Ramswire

USA Today’s Ramswire takes a look at the key players that are no longer on the 53-Man roster for the Rams.

The LA Rams Practice Squad Is Announced | ESPN

Players like FB Sam Rogers, OL Jake Eldrenkamp, and TE Travis Wilson will live on as members of the Rams practice squad.

Todd Gurley Looks To atone For Last Season | LA Times

Third year RB Todd Gurley recounts last year’s nightmare of a season and takes responsibility for his lackluster numbers.

Coach McVay Is Not Bothered By The Doubters | LA Times

Think we’re done with talk about Coach McVay’s age? We’re just getting started. McVay admits that he deserves some skepticism because he hasn’t won anything yet.

Dan Orlovsky May Be Brought Back After Week One | Pro Football Talk

Coach McVay said that non-fan favorite QB Dan Orlovsky could return to the roster as a mentor to his two young quarterbacks, Jared Goff and Sean Mannion.

The LA Rams’ Stadium Could Have Priciest Tickets In NFL History | Curbed LA

Set to open in 2020, the stadium looks to be state of the art and ridiculously expensive. Season tickets could run 400 dollars a game.

As Rams Finalize Their Roster, Still No Aaron Donald | OC Register

Vincent Bonsignore continues his inside reporting on the contract negotiations with the star defensive player for the Rams. Spoiler: he hasn’t signed yet and the lid is being kept pretty tight on both sides.

The Rams Trade for Redskins Tight End Derek Carrier | The Rams official site

The Rams bring in Carrier, a player from Coach McVay’s days in Washington who possesses legit blocking ability, sacrificing a 7th round draft pick.

The Rams Decide On 53-Man Roster | Yahoo Sports

Notable Rams such as CB Mike Jordan were sent packing as the Rams penciled in their roster.

CB Mike Jordan signs with Cleveland Browns | NBC Cleveland

It didn’t take long for the cornerback to find a new home with the Browns. Let’s hope that the Rams’ front office won’t come to regret this move.

Injured Fan Favorite Nelson Spruce Released by the Rams | Ventura County Star

The Spruce is finally cut loose. I’m so sorry.

Three Takeaways From the Rams Preseason | Endzone Score

Another look at the notable storylines with the LA Rams: Aaron Donald’s holdout, injury concerns, and QB Jared Goff’s improvement under Coach Sean McVay.

Coach McVay Provides An Update Aaron Donald | The Rams official site

Coach McVay reveals that he’s been in contact with Aaron Donald, but not in regards to his contract, only speaking to him about football.

Rams Cut Corey Harkey and Dan Orlovsky and McVay Chases Donald | LA Times

The LA Times discuss some of the more interesting cuts to the Rams’ roster and McVay’s sound bite in which he relates their courtship with Aaron Donald as “like chasing a girl in high school.” Adorable.

Despite Conflicting Reports, Rams & Aaron Donald are “Not Close” | Pro Football Talk

Mike Florio explains that the contract extension is more complicated than previously thought and can’t be fixed with a simple plane trip to visit Donald’s reps.