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Random Ramsdom 10/29: Bye week begins, trade deadline approaches

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NFL Week 8 team of the week | Pro Football Focus

The team over at PFF has assembled it’s team of the week, and Los Angeles Rams wide receiver Cooper Kupp made the team. A surprising player who made the list was cornerback Troy Hill, who the PFF team credits for having a great performance on Sunday

Looking at contenders and pretenders | NFL

Adam Schein lists the Houston Texans, Rams, and Philadelphia Eagles as contenders. Shein mentions the Rams’ aggressiveness to improve and the softer schedule in the second half of the season as reasons to believe in them

Where do Rams stand in NFC playoff picture? | Yahoo Sports

The GMFB crew discuss where the Rams currently stand in the NFC playoff race (third in the NFC West), and how they could get into the big dance

Four big-name trade targets for the Rams at the trade deadline | Rams Wire

Cam DaSilva shares four names that he believes the Rams could make a move for prior to the trade deadline on Tuesday at 4 p.m. EST

Five crazy stats from Rams’ Week 8 win | Rams Wire

The Rams almost never losing when Aaron Donald secures a sack, Andrew Whitworth beating every single NFL team at some point in his career, and Sean McVay’s unbeaten record against the AFC are just some of the crazy stats Cam shares in this article

Trading Aqib Talib before deadline seems like a longshot for the Rams | Ramblin’ Fan

Dan Parzych explains why it’s unlikely the Rams find a suitor for Talib’s services before the deadline. I agree, it isn’t very likely

Ogbo Okoronkwo shows his relentless side in Bengals win | LA Times

If you can get behind the paywall, have a read on what Ogbo was able to accomplish in Sunday’s win over the Bengals. The former fifth-round pick finally secured his first sack (1.5 actually) in his NFL career

Will Rams make a trade before trade deadline? | LA Times

Gary Klein shares some interesting quotes from General Manager Les Snead and McVay to help determine whether the Rams may or may not make a deal before the trade deadline