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Rookie Micah Kiser Already Benefiting from Rams’ Financial Lessons | Rams Wire

The financial management training is one thing I’m glad the Rams kept around from the Jeff Fisher era. Making sure that players learn not to spend their money as fast as they can make it is valuable knowledge so that when the end of their careers comes, be it sooner or later, they have something to fall back on.

Wade Phillips: I’d be surprised if we weren’t really good on pass defense | Pro Football Talk

Wade Phillips is all of Rams fandom right now.

Ranking Every NFL Team’s Backup QB Situation | Bleacher Report

Just a year ago, Mannion was receiving so much hype that there were suggestions he could steal Goff’s job. That won’t happen, but only because Goff became a star in 2017. To Mannion’s credit, the 26-year-old 2015 third-round pick put together another superb preseason last August.

Pharoh Cooper Shares the Very Simple Story Behind His Unique Name | Rams Wire

In addition to being the NFL’s best return specialist last season, Pharoh Cooper also carries one of the coolest names in football. It’s made even better by his absolutely perfect Twitter handle – @KingTutt_chdown – a play on words from King Tut’s name.

The NFL’s Prototypical Wide Receiver for Each Alignment | ProFootballFocus

None of the Rams Receiving Corps. gets the top spot in any category, but there are a couple honorable mentions for Cooper Kupp and Brandin Cooks.

Rams Fans Need to Keep Some Perspective With Quarterback Jared Goff | Ramblin’ Fan

Everything this offseason that has to do with the Los Angeles Rams is dripping with the potential good fortune. Like most everyone else. I’ve certainly opined of what looks to be a possible champion kind of season, or at the very least, one that is very interesting.

All that said, the idea that Rams quarterback Jared Goff is being touted as having the kind of MVP odds on par with Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger and New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees may be a bridge too far.

Former Rams WR Nelson Spruce Felt a Breakout Coming in L.A. | Rams Wire

I was so hyped for Nelson Spruce in 2016. I was really disappointed when he got injured in the preseason, and even more so that he never healed enough to see a snap in the regular season. He seems like a great guy and I hope he gets a chance to show what he can do this season back in LA, even if it is with that other team.