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Random Ramsdom 4/11: Destination team

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The rumor is getting out that NFL players want to join the Los Angeles Rams.

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The Rams have quickly become the NFL’s destination team | ESPN

Is it the culture of the Los Angeles Rams or the draw of southern California that makes players want to play for the Rams? Alden Gonzalez makes the case that it’s the former.

Les Snead: Aaron Donald “on the verge” of big contract | Pro Football Talk

Sounds like GM Les Snead is confident that he’ll get a deal done this offseason to make DT Aaron Donald a very, very, very rich man.

Utah OLB Kylie Fitts visting Rams Tuesday | Rams Wire

As a potential Day 2 or 3 prospect, Kylie Fitts could very well provide the Rams with a promising edge rusher. He’s at least on the list of guys the front office is interested in.

Rams make big splash, Chargers take patient approach in battle for LA | ESPN

They do have lightning bolts on their pants, so I wouldn’t say the battle with the Los Angeles Chargers has been won just yet...

LA Rams: Way-too-early skill position projections for 2018 season | LA Sports Hub

Want to read some optimistic statistical guesses for what the Rams will accomplish next year? Me too. Hey look, QB Jared Goff is going to throw for 4,200 yards. Sweet!

Wade Phillips: “I don’t manage players, I work with players” | Rams official site

Some great quotes from Wade in this piece by Rams insider Myles Simmons.

Are the LA Rams a dream team? | The Fan

Calm down.

Los Angeles Rams could reshape how teams approach the NFL draft | Bleacher Report

This is an interesting theory that’s been the big topic for the offseason in my opinion: the idea that a team’s window closes once they have to give a big contract to their first round QB.

Look: Rams’ 2018 NFL draft hat unveiled | Rams Wire

Who doesn’t like to click on links about uniforms? The only people that will have to wear these Mob Squad hats are the draft picks of your Los Angeles Rams. For an hour. Then they’ll pass it along to a close family member. They’ll hang onto it for a while, but it’ll just sit on a shelf, too valuable to be worn (just coincidentally ugly), and it will finally live in a box for 175 years.

GM Les Snead: Rams’ bold offseason moves were inspired by Eagles | CBS Sports

Looks like Snead took a page from the head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles, Doug Peterson. This is a fun read — check it out!

Cooks eager to work with new teammates | Rams official

WR Brandin Cooks, a Stockton, California native, is ready to be on the west coast.