Five Takeaways: Rams Finish 2018 Preseason 2-2 | Rams Official
The only takeaway from this one is: burn the tape. Myles Simmons looks for the silver lining in the Rams’ meaningless, but embarrassing, final tune-up.
The Lookaround: The State of the LA Rams | Field Gulls
SB Nation colleague Kenneth Arthur with a solid, if Seahawk-centric look at the Rams by way of the Pacific Northwest (featuring guest commentary by our very own 3k).
LA Rams to play preseason game in Hawaii | Star Advertiser
If you’re looking for good excuse to spend a week in Hawaii, look no further. The Rams will likely suit up in Honolulu’s Aloha Stadium in 2019. Although, judging by the lack of star power in this year’s exhibition games, be sure to pack the golf clubs.
In the “lone bright spot” column, the Rams have themselves a run-stuffing LB in Micah Kiser. His coverage skills remain a question mark, but given the shortcomings of last year’s unit against the run, it’s a welcome sight to see some good old-fashioned tackling.
According to sports handicap site OddsShark, the Rams are in the top 5 teams Vegas predicts to finish the regular season with league’s best mark. No presh.
Is Aaron Donald deal already done? | NBC Sports
You’ve seen the Captain Obvious commercials, right? Brilliant. Apparently, NBC Sports’ Mike Florio has not only seen them, but is channeling the astute charmer from the popular ad campaign. Yeah, we’re about to pay the man, as the Whitworth and Woods restructures connote.
LA Rams adjust to Super Bowl aspirations | USA Today
It’s a worthwhile topic. The Rams are facing big expectations for the first time in 10+ years. We’re loaded, confident, and relatively healthy heading into week 1. But we sure won’t surprise anyone in 2018.
Rams should explore RG3 trade | FanSided
Yes, Sean Mannion has been bad to atrocious, depending on who you ask. Give him a first-string O-line and some weapons and maybe he’s not quite as awful as he’s looked. Would RG3 fare better if he’s released by the Ravens? It’s worth some though, or in this case, an article.
With 5 votes from the pundits over at NFL.com, the Rams are tied with New Orleans as favorites to reach the Super Bowl. Yes, tied with the same team whose 2s, 3s and 4s just ran roughshod over our soon-to-be grocery baggers. That game was meaningless, right? A bunch of guys we’ll cut against a bunch of guys they’ll cut. Still, something tells me it meant something to Saints’ HC Sean Payton.