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Random Ramsdom, 1/5: Wild Card weekend news and notes for the LA Rams

A pair of the Rams divisional round opponents square off on Saturday

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Donald on preparing for the playoffs: “You’ve got to leave it all out there” | Rams’ official site

With just his second taste of the intensity of playoff football coming next Saturday, Aaron Donald is excited for the opportunity at hand.

Donald: We’ve got a lot more football left | NFL Network

It should come as no surprise that Donald hopes and expects the season to continue for a while longer for his NFC second-seeded Los Angeles Rams.

Top plays of Weeks 1-8 | Rams official site

The Rams entered the 2018 season with high expectations, and met them during the regular season to go 13-3 — winning back-to-back NFC West titles for the first time since 1978 and 1979. Here’s Part I of a week-by-week look at the top play from each game.

Gurley hopes coming back from knee injury is like riding a bike | LA Times

After sitting out two games because of left knee soreness, Rams running back Todd Gurley is on the road to recovery. And he spent this week navigating it on a bike — a stationary one.

Top 10 10-plus year veterans of 2018 | Pro Football Focus

The NFL is increasingly becoming a young man’s game. Back in 2006, 10-plus year veterans played a total of 105,771 snaps over the course of the season, a figure which dropped to 85,012 snaps by the end of the 2012 season and fell even further to 67,596 snaps at the close of the 2018 campaign.

All pro voting points to Mahomes as MVP | Pro Football Talk

Given that Rams defensive tackle Aaron Donald didn’t set the single-season sack record, it would be more than a shock at this point if Patrick Mahomes isn’t named the MVP the night before the Super Bowl.

Former Rams’ QB eyes 2020 winter curling | Pro Football Talk

The four players – Jared Allen, Michael Roos, Marc Bulger and Keith Bulluck – formed a curling team with the name All-Pro Curling Team as three of the four players were All-Pro football players at some point in their NFL careers. Bulger was a two-time Pro Bowl selection as well.

5 things for the Rams to watch during the wild card round | Ramblin Fan

Here are five things the Los Angeles Rams can watch this weekend during the 2019 Wild Card Round.

Ranking Rams three potential divisional opponents | Rams Wire

Of the four NFC teams playing on wild-card weekend, the Rams can only face three of them with the Philadelphia Eagles being the only exception.

Wild card picks: who experts think the Rams will play in divisional round | Rams Wire

The Los Angeles Rams won’t know who they’ll play in the divisional round until Sunday afternoon following the conclusion of the Chicago Bears-Philadelphia Eagles game.

3 reasons the Rams are the team to beat in the NFC | Clutch Points

With the post-season right around the corner, here are three reasons why the Rams are still the team to beat in the NFC.