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Random Ramsdom 9/26: LA Rams Vs Vikings. Big game, big links.

The Rams and Vikings scramble to get things in order for Thursday’s showdown.

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Melonheads and non-melonheads alike will have to leave work early to make to the Coliseum for a 5:20p kickoff this Thursday.
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Like They Never Left I NFL Films

With the relocation dust finally settling in, fans can settle back into just watching games again, regardless of what part of the country you live in. But for the many of the old hardcores that help form the foundation of a growing fanbase in Los Angeles, there are still moments when the whole thing still seems a bit surreal. This video by NFL Films tells part of the re-relocation story through the perspective of Bring Back The Los Angeles Rams founder Andy Hogan.

Calling Mr. Shields I Rams Official Site

Since training camp Rams cornerback Sam Shields has looked very impressive. Now we may get a chance to see if he can regain his former Pro Bowl form against Stefon Diggs and/or Adam Thielen this Thursday night. Depending on Marcus Peters status, Troy Hill may also be tapped. Will the Rams’ backups be up for the challenge?

Mike Zimmer thinks Goff was good, but now Goff is better I Rams Official Site

Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer seems to feel that Jared Goff has greatly improved since last season. He is also discusses how his new quarterback Kirk Cousins has faired so far.

Turf Vs Surf, who scores better? I NFL Network

How does the 2018 Rams offense compare with the 1999 Rams offense? Surf Vs Turf. Is this topic out of turn, or is it valid? You be the judge.

Vikings fans voice concerns about clash with the curly horns I Vikings Official Site

Vikings fans are not allowed near any sharp objects or ledges this week, following their teams’ home drubbing at the hands of the Bills. Check out their concerns heading into this Thursday’s showdown with the red hot Rams.

Pro Football Focus highlights from the Rams versus Chargers game I Pro Football Focus

Pro Football Focus looks back at some of the stronger performances turned in during the Rams victory over the Chargers last Sunday.

Talib timetable not yet determined I Rams Official Site

Aqib Talib will undergo surgery on Thursday, but until he does, we won’t have a timetable on his return. Marcus Peters and Dominique Easley’s status for Thursday’s game are also discussed.

Will Vikings running back Dalvin Cook be ready on for Thursday? I NBC Sports

The Vikings will already be without defensive end Everson Griffen and possibly tackle Riley Reiff. Running back Dalvin Cook, who injured his hamstring against Green Bay two weeks ago, has had limited practice and may be able to play in the Rams game.

Get there early. Get a towel. I Rams Twitter

Yes, it’s a 5:20 start at the Coliseum on Thursday in Los Angeles, and the freeway will be packed, but no excuses. It’s a huge game for the Rams, and a big chance for the fans to flip the national narrative regarding fan support in Los Angeles. Get out there. Plus if you do, you get one of these cool rally towels. Whose towel?!?!