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Random Ramsdom 6/21: Tales from Lock Angeles

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Some great coverage on the LA Rams today!

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How risk-taking Aqib Talib and Marcus Peters give the Rams an edge | Sports Illustrated

MMQB has the Los Angeles Rams covered this week. This is a great read as it shines a light on the way CB Aqib Talib approached his future in the NFL. Check it out.

McVay: Longacre will be ‘ready to go’ for training camp | Rams official site

LB Matt Longacre is poised to be our starting EDGE rusher opposite OLB Samson Ebukam. Let’s hope the man is ready to rock it this season. Looking at Longacre at the OTAs and man, he kind of looks like a bartender (which is a HUGE compliment).

Sean McVay vs. Kyle Shanahan: the NFL’s best new coaching rivalry | Sports Illustrated

Hell yeah. Andy Benoit is right on with this piece — Coach Sean McVay and Kyle Shanahan are going to be great for the NFL in the next 15 years. They are star coaches working for teams that do not like each other. It’s kind of perfect.

Rams were NFL’s best team when using Cover 2 last season | Rams Wire

This is a great piece to show the specific issues the Rams defense endured last season. “The Rams ranked fifth in takeaways (28), fourth in sacks and sixth in interceptions. Despite all that, the defense still ranked just 10th in total yards allowed, largely because of their porous run defense.”

Todd Gurley drops new commercial for Gatorade | Instagram

RB Todd Gurley II has done quite his fair share of commercials in his three seasons in the NFL. I’m gonna be honest though, this commercial felt a little off for me. The digital effects were kind of distracting. I think Gurley is a funny dude, I usually like him in commercials, so maybe this will grow on me.

The NFL in California in 2018: the best year ever? | Sports Illustrated

This sets up the other articles that I’ve already posted above this one, but Andy Benoit makes the point here that the Los Angeles Chargers, Oakland Raiders, San Francisco 49ers, and our beloved Los Angeles Rams all have a chance to compete this year.

John McMullen discusses if the 2018 LA Rams are a “Dream Team” | YouTube

973espn.com Philadelphia Eagles and NFL Insider John McMullen joins The Sports Bash to talk a little bit about the LA Rams.

2018-2019 LA Rams, NFL calendar released | Turf Show Times

Our very own 3K breaks down the rest of your year for you. You can thank him later.