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Todd Gurley: Rams aren’t thinking about high expectations | Pro Football Talk

A resurgence in 2017 has given the Rams high expectations for 2018. Running back Todd Gurley says that he and his teammates aren’t paying attention to that.

Twitter celebrates ‘Jeff Fisher Day’ with hilarious memes, GIFs | Rams Wire

In four-plus seasons with the Rams, he won just 31 games, failing to reach the postseason each year. He won seven games three out of the five years he was there, never posting a winning record. As a result, his name became almost synonymous with 7–9.

Power Ranking Every Coaching Staff Heading into the 2018 NFL Season | Bleacher Report

McVay won the Coach of the Year award as the youngest head coach in NFL history in 2017. Enough said, right? The guy crushed it at Head Coach Ranking when it came to in-game adjustments, game-planning, utilizing personnel and play-calling, which explains why the Rams had the highest-scoring offense in football.

Rodger Saffold plays ‘poor man’s Stan Kroenke’ to rising esports powerhouse | ESPN

The RG for the Rams has a now not so secret side gig.

Los Angeles Rams: NFC West predictions for 2018 season | Ramblin’ Fan

Prior to last season before the Los Angeles Rams emerged as the top team, the Seattle Seahawks had dominated the NFC West by winning the division three out of the previous four seasons.

Cory Littleton’s ‘unbelievable awareness and instincts’ impress Rams coaches | Rams Wire

Part of the reason the Rams were so comfortable trading Ogletree was the presence of Cory Littleton a bit further down the depth chart. The former undrafted free agent out of Washington made a handful of plays this past season while filling in for Barron. On the year, he had 36 tackles, one sack, four passes defensed, one interception and a forced fumble.

Rams Receivers Celebrate Big Week | Rams’ Official Site

While fans are hoping to see the receiving trio of Cooper Kupp, Robert Woods and Brandin Cooks do a lot of celebrating in-season, the three wideouts did some celebrating this past week as offseason dwindles down.

Los Angeles Rams: 3 ways Jared Goff can become top quarterback in NFC West | Ramblin Fan

Around this time last year, one of the biggest questions surrounding the Los Angeles Rams was whether the team made a mistake sacrificing a first-round pick the year before to land former California star Jared Goff. For a team that had been in desperate need of finding a franchise quarterback after years of failure, the Rams were hoping that Goff would be well worth the wait, although it wasn’t all too pretty at first.

Ranking the 5 best players the Rams will face in 2018 | Rams Wire

The Los Angeles Rams have a very difficult schedule in 2018, one that features a number of Super Bowl contenders. Not coincidentally, many of those teams also have some of the best players in the NFL.