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Random Ramsdom 10/9: Even Jared Goff seemed surprised by the Rams’ daring 4th-down gamble

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And apparently Andrew Whitworth has a “Pout Mode”?

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Even Jared Goff seemed surprised by the Rams’ daring 4th-down gamble | Rams Wire

I thought it was Jared Goff that talked McVay into going for it, but apparently Goff and Whitworth weren’t in on the decision.

Rams hopeful for return of Brandin Cooks and Cooper Kupp, but pleased with their replacements | OC Register

No one will argue that KhaDarel Hodge and Josh Reynolds didn’t hold their own when asked to fill some big shoes. And while I’m excited to see Cooper Kupp and Brandin Cooks back on the field, I also want to be sure they’re 100%. Concussions are no joke.

The Seven Plays That Explain NFL Week 5 | The Ringer

The Rams’ win assuring QB Sneak makes the list. Praised are McVay’s cajones for making the call and his overall aggressive play-calling style.

Refocused, NFL Week 5: Los Angeles Rams 33, Seattle Seahawks 31 | PFF

Todd Gurley did good. Jared Goff started off rough but got it together. Marcus Peters... was there? Aaron Donald is the truth.

Rams have a firm grip on NFC West into Week 6 | Niner’s Nation

Like I said last week, I love it when one our NFC West sister sites has to admit the Rams are great. Niner’s Nation continues to give me what I want.

Cairo Santos gets redemption by kicking deciding field goal in Rams’ 33-31 victory over Seattle | LA Times

Cairo Santos had a painful missed PAT, but made a 39 yarder through the uprights when it counted.

6 crazy stats from the Rams’ 33-31 win vs. Seattle | Rams Wire

These ARE crazy, but not as crazy as the Rams still being undefeated 5 weeks in. I’m still not completely processing that.

Perfect Rams respond when faced with adversity in Seattle | Fox Sports

The Rams got the “W” in Seattle, but it came at a price. Brandin Cooks and Cooper Kupp went out with concussions. Luckily, the Rams took the challenge in stride.