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Eagles QB’s splashy extension raises Jared Goff’s sticker price

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Carson Wentz contract extension should be good news for Rams’ Jared Goff | LA Times

Carson Wentz extension adds pressure to Rams taking care of Jared Goff | FanSided

Projecting Jared Goff, Dak Prescott New Contracts After Carson Wentz’s Extension | Bleacher Report

Three articles with three different angles on the Carson Wentz extension. Given his injury history and uneven performance to date, the $32M annual figure (making him the 4th highest paid QB in the NFL) underscores the skyrocketing salaries of franchise QBs, warts and all. Both Dak Prescott and Rams QB Jared Goff must be licking their chops. Prescott’s deal is looming, and if Goff balls out this season? He has a chance to become the highest paid player in NFL history.

MJD: Rams want Todd Gurley to be ‘fresh year-round’ | NFL.com

Another take on Todd Gurley’s projected usage and his beleaguered bellcow status — this one from former UCLA RB Maurice Jones-Drew.

After missing 2018 due to injury, DL Morgan Fox happy to be back | Rams Official

A forgotten man, can DL Morgan Fox expand on the promise of his 2017 season? The Rams will surely welcome his experience and savvy as a solid rotational piece in 2019.

10 Observations from OTA No. 10 | Rams Official

Newsflash: Johnny Hekker is in midseason form. For real, though, one of the bigger takeaways from OTAs has been the play of Jared Goff. Is he poised for a quantum leap?

Daily Dose: RB Darrell Henderson tabbed as a top rookie fit heading into 2019 | Rams Official

See: Gurley workload reduction. See: 8.9 yards per carry at Memphis. See: home run threat.

Dante Fowler’s 1st offseason with Rams should make huge difference | RamsWire

I’m buying some serious Dante Fowler shares heading into this season. His playoff performance was a great sign, and his stated desire to remain a Ram beyond his 1-year “prove it” deal is also a welcome sentiment. I think the former #3 overall pick might just play up to his draft status this year.