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Random Ramsdom, 10/8: Niners Week

Los Angeles Rams headlines for Tuesday, Oct. 8

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Rams’ Super Bowl odds drop after disappointing 3-2 start | RamsWire

It’s not surprising to see the Rams fall in Vegas sportsbooks and NFL power rankings. A win against the undefeated 49ers would be a good way to flip the script.

Cooper Kupp could set new career highs with Rams by end of October | FanSided

Is Cooper Kupp the Rams’ best WR? That’s debatable. Is he the most critical to the Rams’ offensive success? Without a doubt.

As Matthews’ fill-in, Ebukam hopes to go beyond his one-game fame | LA Times

It was one of the most productive performances by a defensive player in NFL history — and Rams linebacker Samson Ebukam produced it on “Monday Night Football” in only his second season.

Rams’ Samson Ebukam gets new opportunity after Clay Matthews’ injury | Press Enterprise

A few articles on Samson Ebukam, who will take over Clay Matthews’ starting role at EDGE while he recovers from a broken jaw. I know it’s fun to call him Ebulamb, but I think he’s played very well in a more limited role this season. Let’s see if he can finally relive the promise he showed during his career game against the Chiefs last season.

Andrew Whitworth reflects on reaching 200 career starts | Rams Official

All class and HOF talent. Watching Greg Robinson’s turnstile act against SF last night, I wondered: What if the Rams had never signed Whitworth? Would Sean McVay still be lauded as a genius? Would Jared Goff be the highest paid player in the NFL?

Rams tight ends capitalize on opportunities against Seahawks | Rams Official

As the Rams run more 2 TE sets, it’s reasonable to suggest the uptick in TE production would follow. Goff and Co. downplay it, but at least in the case of Gerald Everett, I think there’s clearly a conscious effort to get him more involved.

Sean McVay shares injury updates on Taylor Rapp and Clay Matthews | RamsWire

Good news visa vi Taylor Rapp. We know the story on Matthews, but let’s just hope they can keep his weight up with his jaw wired shut.

Todd Gurley, Rams RBs must get going in passing game | RamsWire

Even when the Rams DO target Todd Gurley, his catch rate and YAC are indicative of the ongoing TG narrative. Is it time for third round pick Darrell Henderson to inject some life into the Rams’ screen game?