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Random Ramsdom, 10/10: Rams prepping for 49ers, potentially without their starting RB

Los Angeles Rams headlines for Thursday, Oct. 10

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Gurley day-to-day with a thigh contusion | NFL Network

Todd Gurley popped up on Los Angeles’ first injury report of the week. The Rams running back did not practice Wednesday with a quad injury. Rams coach Sean McVay told reporters Gurley is “day-to-day” with a left thigh contusion.

Rams off to uneven start, but don’t plan to relinquish NFC West | ESPN

A moment after Greg Zuerlein’s 44-yard field goal attempt missed by inches, Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll threw off his headset and jubilantly sprinted from the sideline. Seahawks players embraced and chest bumped. Fans inside CenturyLink Field went wild during the 30-29 win over the Los Angeles Rams.

Rams need to fix turnover deficit is one key takeaway from slow start | OC Register

It was the first minute of the Rams’ game in Seattle last Thursday night. They’d pinned the Seahawks’ offense deep in its own end by stifling a run and drawing a holding penalty. After a scrambling Russell Wilson completed a pass to Jaron Brown at the left sideline, L.A.’s Nickell Robey-Coleman ripped the ball out of the receiver’s hands, and Marcus Peters picked it up on a bounce.

Peters says Rams need to eliminate big plays with 49ers up next | CBS Sports

The Los Angeles Rams’ defense appears to have a problem. We all were surprised when the Tampa Bay Buccaneers dropped a franchise record 55 points on them in Week 4, and the Rams followed up that abysmal performance with a one-point loss to the divisional rival Seattle Seahawks the following Thursday night.

Weddle: Rams DB’s “trying to do a little too much” lately | Rams Wire

Big plays have been an important aspect of the Los Angeles Rams offense the last two years. Unfortunately, they’ve also plagued the defense this season – specifically in the last two weeks.

Rams vs. 49ers: 6 things to know for Week 6 matchup | Rams Wire

For the second time in as many weeks, the Los Angeles Rams will face a divisional opponent in arguably the most important game of their season. Last week, they lost to the Seattle Seahawks, but they’ll get a chance to bounce back from that defeat against the San Francisco 49ers at home on Sunday.

PFF rankings: Top 25 wide receivers through Week 5 | Pro Football Focus

The passing game is king in the NFL in 2019, and thankfully the league has plenty of wide receivers who are making waves through the first five weeks of the 2019 season. We’ve seen highlight-reel grabs, rookies balling out and some of the old guard continuing to make plays. Here’s a look at the 25 highest-graded receivers in the NFL so far this season.

Two huge x-factors for Rams in Week 6 vs. 49ers | Clutch Points

Who would have thought that in Week 6, the San Francisco 49ers would be atop the NFC West with a 4-0 record. The reigning NFC Champion Los Angeles Rams are currently in third at 3-2. The Rams fell to the Seattle Seahawks in Week 5 on a Greg Zuerlein missed field goal. The 49ers blew out the Cleveland Browns on Monday night 31-3.

Post Malone coughs up $20k to YG after losing Rams-Cowboys bet | Pop Culture

Rapper Post Malone learned during the 2018 playoffs that making wagers can often backfire at inopportune times. This knowledge came courtesy of a bet he made with YG in which he said the Dallas Cowboys would defeat the Los Angeles Rams and move further into the postseason. The game did not pan out as expected as the Rams finished the day with a 30-22 victory, and now Malone has parted ways with $20k of hard-earned money.

Three trade targets for the Rams from the Dallas Cowboys before deadline | Ramblin Fan

Here are three trade targets for the Los Angeles Rams to consider from the Dallas Cowboys before the deadline at the end of October.

LA firefighter who formerly played for the Rams battling ALS | KTLA 5

A 30-year-old Los Angeles firefighter has been “stopped in his tracks” after being diagnosed with Lou Gehrig’s disease, the Fire Department announced Wednesday.