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Rams trying out on-the-field video system as coaching tool | OC Register

The Rams have added a coach at training camp, one that doesn’t yell at players.

“Lyvve Coach” is the official name. It’s a video system that, for the first time, allows Rams players and coaches the ability to review practice plays immediately after they take place, and make corrections.

Rams welcome fans to UC Irvine training camp | OC Register

The Rams kicked off their 2018 training camp this weekend at UC Irvine, giving fans a chance to interact with players past and present. Take a look.

Jared Goff, Brandin Cooks connection living up to hype so far | Ramblin’ Fan

After struggling for the most part as a rookie, the Los Angeles Rams made it one of their top priorities to build a better offense around Jared Goff in 2017 since they wanted to get the best from the former top overall pick.

Ndamukong Suh: Aaron Donald “deserves more than what I got” | ProFootball Talk

Once upon a time not really that long ago, Ndamukong Suh was the highest-paid defensive player in the NFL.

So it’s interesting when he declares that someone deserves more money than he received.

Top NFL WRs on go routes | PFF

Not surprisingly, Cooks saw more targets from go routes than he did from any other pass pattern last year, ending the campaign with eight catches on 17 targets for 293 yards and two touchdowns.

Aaron Donald, Joseph Noteboom among Rams camp storylines | Rams Wire

The Los Angeles Rams kicked off their training camp schedule on Thursday with their first practice, giving fans their first look at the 2018 squad. Everyone was in attendance and accounted for except for one, which is undoubtedly the biggest storyline of camp. Aaron Donald has continued his holdout as he seeks an upgraded contract from the one he’s currently playing on.

Rams’ Shields in full pads for 1st time since ’16 | ESPN

Sam Shields’ comeback continued Sunday when the Los Angeles Rams cornerback practiced in full pads for the first time since a concussion sidelined him in 2016.

“It’s hard mentally for anybody to come back and put these pads on,” Shields said after the workout. “But like I said before, I’m just happy to be here with my brothers. That’s the most important part.”

Rams experimenting with O-line versatility in training camp | Rams Wire

It’s often said that in the NFL, versatility goes a long way toward getting noticed by coaches. If a defensive end can also kick inside and play 3-technique, it boosts his value. If a safety can come down and play cornerback, he immediately becomes a greater asset.

2018 LA Rams training camp, Week 1 review | Turf Show Times

As I was making my way to my seats yesterday, I spotted a person quietly walking with a lot of security, which instantly got my attention. It was Stan Kroenke owner of the team, the man who returned the team to its rightful home, the city of Los Angeles.

At that moment all I could say was “I love you Stan.”