The Rams deal with Todd Gurley left many wondering what was going on with Aaron Donald as well as just asking the general questions that naturally ensue with a market setting contract. Gregg Rosenthal provides four takeaways that he feels will add perspective to the deal.
Vincent Bonsignore throws out the idea that given the way the Rams have handled Todd Gurley and Brandin Cooks contract situations, that perhaps it’s Aaron Donald that is the holdup in his negotiations with the team, as he possibly seeks “quarterback money”.
Todd Gurley is rich. How do ya feel Lev Bell? I CBS Sports
Le’Veon Bell, who recently turned down a new deal with the Steelers and will play under the franchise tag for what may be his final season in Pittsburgh, obviously took note when Todd Gurley set the market for Running Backs with his recent extension. Lev reacted via Twitter-dot-com shortly after Gurley’s deal was announced, check it out.
Goff is so sincerious about his focus I NFL.com
Jared Goff will not get gassed up during the offseason, no matter what we say. Despite the star studded cast that will wear the curly horns this season, Goff and company plan to take a pragmatic approach to creating actual results. It does seem Goff has wholeheartedly bought into the culture that Sean McVay has helped foster.
Colin Cowherd explains why he feels that there is not only a war to be competitive among Los Angeles-based sports franchises, but also a competition to be interesting. He cites the influx of high profile athletes to Southern California since the Rams arrival in 2016. Surely there’s some truth to this, yet comparing the Lakers bringing in Rajon Rondo, JaVale McGee, and Michael Beasley to the Rams acquiring top tier talent like Marcus Peters, Aqib Talib, and Ndamukong Suh feels like a bit of a stretch at times.
Tim Hasselback and Louis Riddick seem to approve of the Todd Gurley contract extension, and feel it will be beneficial to both the team and Gurley moving forward. Yes, $60 million is almost always a good thing.
The Rams offering some new affordable ticket packages I Rams Official Site
The Rams are offering new ticket options this season. One of them, The Rams Gameday Pass, which is only $250 ($28 per game), would mean you would change seating locations on week-to-week basis. Also the team will offer flex plans that will include 4 games. All fans that purchase either of these options
Will receive a variety of perks including priority for playoff games and the new L.A Stadium at Hollywood Park, as well as more access to team to team events.