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All the fresh links as the Rams prepare for the NFC Championship game in New Orleans

Divisional Round - Dallas Cowboys v Los Angeles Rams

Rams thin on playoff experience, hungry for Super Bowl run | Associated Press

Thin / hungry. Get it? With last week’s victory and some of the new playoff-tested players on the roster, it’s less inexperience than last year, but these Rams still have a lot to prove.

Los Angeles Rams: The one reason why the Rams will defeat the Saints | FanSided

I don’t want to spoil it, but I’m banging the Sheldon Rankins drum pretty hard. That 2nd-ranked rush defense just lost their best player at a time when the LA Rams ground game is humming.

Rams’ Suh seeks to cash in on Saints game | LA Times

With another performance like last Saturday’s, Rams faithful will start a new #paytheman campaign. I’d like to see him play that way for 16 games, but if he’s solid in the regular season and money in the playoffs, I’ll jump on that bandwagon.

How Aaron Kromer has Rams offensive line surging at precisely the right time | Press-Enterprise

Booze. Cigarettes. And chicken wings. Duh.

Thoughts, Saints fans? Rams’ Robert Woods says Superdome crowd ‘won’t have an impact’ | New Orleans Advocate

Bobby Trees giving the Saints fans a little something to yell about.

Saints defense will try to avoid another slow start vs. Rams: ‘We have to come out rolling’ | New Orleans Advocate

Rolling joints? Because you’ve gotta be high to think you’re going to slow down this Rams offense.

C.J. Anderson: ‘I’m the freshest running back’ in NFL | NFL.com

Yes, he means in the Will Smith kind of way.

McVay trusts preparation, gut feel when being aggressive in situational football | Rams Official

It took stones to go for it on 4th down last Saturday. But guess what? Stones beget stones. Let’s go!

Whitworth: “I think we kind of feel like we were born for this moment and this opportunity.” | Rams Official

Big Whit has played a lot of games in the Superdome. He’s comfy there. This team has faced a lot of adversity, and now it’s time to put it all together.

Rams’ Jared Goff is a great quarterback ... occasionally | Canoe

Interesting analysis here. If you’re not planning on clicking, I’ll give you the Cliff’s Notes: Goff fumbles a lot, Brees and Brady do not.

Saints fans: Sean Payton needs Superdome raucous vs. Rams -- but with some new requests | New Orleans Advocate

More from NOLA: sounds like Payton’s got another bounty program in place for fans.

How Rams plan to stop Michael Thomas in NFC Championship | 247 Sports

Four words: helmet to helmet contact. JUST. KIDDING. Alas, if we can slow Thomas down, we can beat the Saints.

Rams vs. Saints: 6 key matchups to watch in NFC championship | RamsWire

A breakdown of some key one-on-ones heading into Sunday’s tilt.

Sean Payton says Rams look a lot different than they did in Week 9 | RamsWire

I was hoping he wouldn’t notice. CB Aqib Talib, EDGE Dante Fowler and RB C.J. Anderson are three Rams who didn’t make the trip last time.