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Random Ramsdom 8/10: It’s just the first preseason game

The sky is falling in LA, Sean Mannion is not good, and other tidbits from Baltimore and beyond

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4 Takeaways from the Rams’ first preseason game | RamsWire

Cam DaSilva’s quickie observations from the Rams egg-laying in Maryland.

5 Takeaways: Running Backs impress in Rams’ Preseason Opener | Rams Official

Myles Simmons’ fast 5 with a positive take on the Rams RBs. Could Malcolm Brown be the odd man out? Justin Davis and John Kelly impressed on a night where little else went right.

Running Back Justin Davis has a better grip in preseason opener | LA Times

A more in-depth look at former USC Trojan Justin Davis, whose fumbling woes cost him a shot at meaningful playing time in 2017.

Mannion struggles in preseason loss | Press-Enterprise

They once called him Heismannion at Oregon State. Just once, like 6 years ago. He’s tall. He’s not gud.

McVay showed Goff clips of getting hit to improve his game | Ramblin’ Fan

Sometimes you have to watch yourself get annihilated by 300 pound men to become a better QB. McVay shows Goff some hard knocks to season his young QB.

Donald faces $405k fine for skipping preseason opener | UPI

When/if Donald signs his deal, this fine will be eradicated. And also the exact amount AD will find in his couch cushions after we #paytheman.

Madden 19 Gameplay Commentary Says Charger Still in San Diego | Bleacher Report

Renters gon’ rent. Even EA Sports would prefer the Chargers remain in San Diego, as evidenced by a pretty major gaffe in gameplay commentary. Patch available soon.

Rams to have 2 of NFL’s first male cheerleaders | Daily Mail

Napoleon Jinnies is an excellent name. For anyone, really, but especially for one of the Rams male cheerleaders. Rumor is that a few TST staffers tried out, but weren’t quite flexible enough to make the cut.