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Random Ramsdom 9/9: A look around the league on Sunday

Your LA Rams don’t take the field until Monday night. Let’s take a closer look at Sunday’s matchups

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Sadly, Los Angeles Rams’ fans, you will have to wait another day to see your favorite football team take the field. They’ll take on the Oakland Raiders in the late game on Monday Night Football.

But there’s no shortage of football on Sunday. Here’s a look around the league with a little assist from our sister sites at SB Nation. What games are you most looking forward to today?

Bills at Ravens

Five questions with Baltimore Beatdown | Buffalo Rumblings

We got to chat with Baltimore Beatdown to talk about their expectations for the team up to this point and how they will look moving forward with their own rookie quarterback.

Bold predictions for the Ravens | Baltimore Beatdown

While the Ravens are heavily favored to win their home opener against the Bills, the Baltimore Beatdown staff has some unconventional thoughts about how players will perform and how story of the game will take form.

Jaguars at Giants

Key matchups, storylines, predictions, and more for Week 1 | Big Cat Country

The Jacksonville Jaguars will be in a Duval state of mind despite making the trek to the Big Apple to take on the New York Giants this Sunday at 1:00pm EST.

5 questions, answers about Jacksonville | Big Blue View

We have been studying the Jacksonville Jaguars from a variety of angles this week. Today, let’s go right to the heart, right into Big Cat Country, for some information. Ryan O’Bleness answers our 5 questions about the Jaguars, whom the New York Giants face on Sunday.

Buccaneers at Saints

Grimes injury will lead to big opportunity for Buccaneer rookie corners | Bucs Nation

Without Brent Grimes, the Buccaneers will have to lean heavily on some players playing in their very first NFL game

Bucs at Saints bold predictions | Canal Street Chronicles

Here are a few of the bold predictions provided by some of the contributors at Canal Street Chronicles

Texans at Patriots

Six things to watch for | Battle Red Blog

Matt Weston gives you SIX things to watch for when the Texans play the Patriots.

Under-the-radar players you should be watching | Pats Pulpit

Keep an eye on these Patriots in today’s game.

49ers at Vikings

4 players that needs to step up for the 49ers in Week 1 | Niners Nation

If these guys perform well, San Francisco may return home 1-0.

Three things to watch: 49ers at Vikings | Daily Norseman

A lot of questions will be answered come Sunday when the Vikings face the San Francisco 49ers in its regular-season home opener at U.S. Bank Stadium. But, regardless if those questions will be answered, it’s finally time for Sunday lounging, day drinking and regular-season football. Here are things to pay attention to.

Titans at Dolphins

Titans-Dolphins preview with Phinsider | Music City Miracles

Kevin Nogle of The Phinsider was nice enough to answer 5 questions about his Miami Dolphins ahead of the opener.

What to watch for Miami | The Phinsider

The Miami Dolphins open their 2018 season later today, hosting the Tennessee Titans at Hard Rock Stadium.

Bengals at Colts

Indianapolis can take a punch and not wilt | Cincy Jungle

We spoke with Chris Blystone of Stampede Blue to get an inside look at the Bengals’ Week 1 opponent, the Indianapolis Colts.

5 Colts to watch in Week 1 | Stampede Blue

Key players to keep an eye on in the season opener against the Bengals.

Steelers at Browns

How the Steelers can abuse the Browns’ O-line and pressure Tyrod | Behind the Steel Curtain

I sit down with Chris Pokorny of Dawgs by Nature to get the lowdown on the Steelers vs. Browns Week 1 game, from the Cleveland perspective.

Browns-Steelers: NFL Week 1 preview and prediction | Dawgs by Nature

Can Hue Jackson and the Browns put 1-31 behind them with a new collection of talent?

Chiefs at Chargers

Five things to watch as Chiefs face Chargers on Sunday | Arrowhead Pride

Carefully enumerated thoughts about the Week 1 matchup with the team largely favored to win the AFC West

A trio of things to watch against the Chiefs | Bolts from the Blue

After 8 consecutive losses to the Chiefs, is this the year the Bolts start to flip the script?

Seahawks at Broncos

Seahawks activate Thomas, who is expected to play | Field Gulls

It’s official, Earl Thomas is back. The Seattle Seahawks announced on Saturday that the superstar, future hall-of-fame safety has been activated to the 53-man roster just in time for the team’s season opener against the Denver Broncos.

Broncos-Seahawks: No bull questions | Mile High Report

The Denver Broncos face the Seattle Seahawks for week 1 of the 2018 NFL season. Questions abound...join the discussion and tell Broncos Country what you are looking for in this game

Cowboys at Panthers

Carolina has a variety of weapons to throw at Dallas | Blogging the Boys

Let’s look at the Panthers’ offensive personnel.

Panthers-Cowboys: Key matchups | Cat Scratch Reader

The Carolina Panthers face the Dallas Cowboys for the season opener. Luke Kuechly and the linebackers will be key. Here are your key match ups.

Redskins at Cardinals

Should the Skins be worried about the Cardinals? | Hogs Haven

In the first in a series, Tom Garrett looks at how worried the Redskins should be by their non-division opponents in 2018

Cardinals sign Johnson to 3-year extension | Revenge of the Birds

The Arizona Cardinals signed their franchise running back to a 3-year deal.

Bears at Packers

Five questions with Acme Packing Co | Windy City Gridiron

It’s Packers week and we’ve got questions for our frenemies to the north.

Q&A: Chicago fans tired of hearing Bears drafted wrong QB | Acme Packing Co.

Lester Wiltfong of SB Nation’s Chicago Bears blog Windy City Gridiron answers our questions about the Khalil Mack trade, Matt Nagy’s new offense, and what he expects from Bears vs. Packers.