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Los Angeles Rams headlines for Tuesday, Nov. 5

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Rams taking recovery of Cooks “a day at a time” | ESPN

Los Angeles Rams receiver Brandin Cooks will continue to meet with specialists regarding two concussions that he suffered last month, coach Sean McVay said Monday.

Matthews to return to practice this week | Pro Football Talk

After having his jaw broken in a Week 5 loss to the Seattle Seahawks, the Los Angeles Rams targeted their Week 10 game against the Pittsburgh Steelers as the possible point of return for linebacker Clay Matthews.

With London ready for NFL team, Chargers discussed as possible option | The Athletic

The only thing lacking is an NFL owner with the vision and boldness to see past and work around any logistical issues of playing overseas and make the leap of moving his or her franchise across the Atlantic.

That might be changing.

League has discussed possibility of Chargers moving to London | Pro Football Talk

The Chargers’ return to Los Angeles isn’t going well. And that reportedly is making them a candidate to become the NFL’s first permanent team in London.

Rams aim for strong finish after approaching collapse in first half | LA Times

The season’s second-half landscape looks and apparently feels different for the Rams.

LA Rams return from midway break with renewed optimism | The Tribune-Democrat

At the midway point of last season, the Los Angeles Rams were 8-0 and a popular Super Bowl pick. The current Rams hit their midseason break at 5-3 and a much less popular pick for postseason success.

[WATCH] Week 10 Lookahead: Rams at Steelers | CBS Sports

The SportsLine Crew picks the Week 10 matchup between the Rams and Steelers

Talib disagreed with Rams putting him on IR, shares thoughts on trade | Rams Wire

Aqib Talib was on injured reserve with broken ribs, so he wasn’t eligible to return until Week 15 anyway, but Peters was healthy and playing well before the trade. Although the moves came as somewhat of a surprise, Talib wasn’t caught off guard by the Rams trading him the Dolphins.

Snead expects to see “more and more” of Darrell Henderson | Rams Wire

Entering the 2019 draft, the Los Angeles Rams didn’t necessarily have any truly pressing needs. They traded back several times before making their first pick and bolstered the weaker areas of the depth chart with future starters, adding players such as Taylor Rapp, David Edwards and Darrell Henderson.

Rams bring back Dakota Allen, sign him to practice squad | Rams Wire

One of the more surprising moves during final cuts for the Rams was the decision to waive linebacker Dakota Allen. The 2019 seventh-round pick was playing well in the preseason and with Los Angeles having a hole at inside linebacker, he was viewed as a good depth player.

NFC playoff picture: Rams get very little help during Week 9 bye | Rams Wire

The Los Angeles Rams were one of the few teams that sat idly by over the weekend, enjoying the time off in Week 9. They watched all three of their division foes take the field, as well as several other teams in the hunt in the very competitive NFC.

A case for and against the Rams making the playoffs | LA Sports Hub

With the Los Angeles Rams coming off their bye week, we examine how it may or may not be possible for the club to make the playoffs this season.

NFC West QB’s putting pressure on Goff in second half of 2019 | Ramblin Fan

Jared Goff faces extra pressure with the Los Angeles Rams during the final stretch of the 2019 season as a result of the success from other NFC West quarterbacks.

3 teams that helped the Rams in Week 9 for 2019 playoff race | Ramblin Fan

Even though the Los Angeles Rams were on a bye in Week 9, they still received some help from across the league.

The evolution of Rams’ superstar running back Todd Gurley | Clutch Points

The saying is that running backs have a shelf life of five years in the NFL. If that’s the case, then Todd Gurley is approaching his expiration date.

Steelers’ RB Conner won’t rule himself out for Week 10 vs. Rams | Clutch Points

With starting rusher James Conner injured, the third-year local product is reportedly not ruling himself out of Pittsburgh’s Week 10 matchup with the Los Angeles Rams.

40 years ago: Seahawks play NFL’s worst game ever in loss to Rams | Seattle PI

You don’t need to know much about football to know that the most basic objective of the game is to move the ball from one end of the field to the other.

Only twice in the NFL’s 99-year history have teams lost yards in a game.