3 ways Los Angeles Rams can improve in Week 6 against Denver Broncos | FanSided
The boys over at FanSided have cooked up a real scoop here: Play better defense through first three quarters. Sorry, but we’re more focused on negativity than hot takes of this ilk here at TST.
Obo Okoronkwo progressing, but won’t be handed a roster spot: ‘He’s gotta earn it’ | RamsWire
For those of you expecting the 5th-round draftee out of Oklahoma to come in and be the answer to our pass-rushing woes: McVay says Obo’s gotta earn it. Did we mention he’s a 5th round rookie coming off a broken foot? We’re excited to see him suit up, but he’s not going to be a Von Miller/Khalil Mack hybrid juuuuuust yet.
Rams’ WR trio quietly made NFL history in first five games | RamsWire
After 5 games, the Rams’ talented WR trio accomplished something no other unit has done in NFL history. All while Brandin Cooks was injured and held without a catch last Sunday in Seattle. Cool story, bro: but this IS the modern NFL.
McVay not worried about snow Sunday, but it could effect Mark Barron | RamsWire
Apparently, Mark Barron won’t be signing up to be the King In The North anytime real soon. (And no, I am not referring to that one guy on Twitter who has a gnarly mancrush on Sammy Watkins). Apparently, his achilles does not put the “chill back in Achilles,” as the cold weather cost him a game in Nashville last season.
Opposing View: Broncos HC Vance Joseph knows challenge of a Wade Phillips defense | Rams Official
Earlier this week, the Denver HC went to far as to say that the Rams were a team that could embarrass them. Now, he’s saying that Wade’s hovering over him and his D like Obi-Wan after 6 Four Lokos. What’s the spread on this game again?
McVay wants to improve in the red zone | Rams Official
Even at 5-0 and leading the league in offense, Rams HC Sean McVay turns the microscope on himself and finds a weakness in red zone placyalling. It could be better.
Ndamukong Suh calls Rams’ run defense ‘terrible’ | Larry Brown Sports
He’s not wrong.
Broncos run defense looks to back bounce against Todd Gurley and the Rams | Broncos Official
I’m not sure what back-bouncing is, but I’m guessing it’s akin to bouncing back. The Donks allowed 323 on the ground last week, so if Suh thinks the Rams are ‘terrible,’ I wonder what that makes the Denver NFL team...
Wade Phillips says he got too much credit for the Broncos’ defense | CBS Sports
In his classic, gentlemanly way, Wade Phillips’ curtsies with respect to his dominant units of year’s past. The blushing is (orange) crushing. Alas, Wade’s a peach.