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Random Ramsdom 4/25: The fifth year option(s)

The Los Angeles Rams showed once again that their recipe for success relies heavily on affordable rookie contracts. And Jared Goff pulled a prank!

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LA Rams exercise fifth-year contract options on Gurley and Peters | ESPN

Not a huge surprise, but still news. Todd Gurley will earn $9.63 million in ‘19, while Marcus Peters will make just over 9. Those numbers will become fully guaranteed next year.

Even as Rams get a day off, the work never ends | OC Register

Vincent Bonsignore is at it again, this time taking a big magnifying glass to the salary cap situation for the Los Angeles Rams in the next couple of years. Do they stand a chance at keeping all of their key players? Vinnie has some thoughts.

Rams are in ‘Super Bowl or bust mode’ | SB Nation

Shouldn’t every team be in this mode? But some great points are made in this piece about how the Rams have put all of their resources in making this roster top notch.

How to make the best with no early picks | LA Sports Hub

What do you think about the idea of the Rams trading up to pick 33? Read all about it in this speculative piece about what the Rams should do on draft day.

VIDEO: Jared Goff goes undercover for prank | Turf Show Times

This is pretty hilarious. Kudos to QB Jared Goff for giving these young players a day that won’t forget. And I love that he asked the QB if he was a punter. Classic Goff!

VIDEO: Les Snead and Sean McKay on the NFL Draft | Rams official site

GM Les Snead and Head Coach Sean McVay met with the media prior to this week’s NFL Draft.

A look at Les Snead’s best and worst draft picks for the Rams | Rams Wire

This list goes back to 2012. So, sit back and relieve the non-glory years and then get pumped because Les Snead just keeps getting better at this!

Les Snead won’t count out moving up 20 spots | Rams Wire

This is the smoke and mirrors section of the pre-draft process. Nothing is to believed as legit decisions made by NFL front offices will not be delivered the masses. But the idea of moving up in the draft is fun, so yeah... cool. We’re making moves again, boys!

Rams prepared to draft at no. 87 | Rams official site

Or there’s another way to look at it: WR Brandin Cooks is our first-round pick and the idea of Sammy Watkins is our second-round pick. And right now, Myles Simmons makes it seem like GM Les Snead is going to stay put with his current collection of draft picks.

TST’s own Sosa Kremenjas did some more draft research | Turf Show Times

Sosa loves talking about the draft. He eats it. He breathes it. Hell, I think he’s even whispered sweet nothings to his draft board from time to time. All of this means that the man knows what the Rams war room is going to do. So, enjoy!