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Head Coach Sean McVay postgame presser | The Los Angeles Rams’ official site

Sean McVay talks about the Rams’ weak performance in week one. Mainly referencing the high penalty count and sloppy play (drops). McVay also gives credit to backup QB Blake Bortles who was solid in his short amount of playing time, as well as rookie safety Taylor Rapp

Seven stats from preseason week one | The Rams’ official site

Rams insider Myles Simmons shares seven interesting stats from the first contest which includes an interception parade, as well as rookie safety Taylor Rapp’s performance

Rams at Raiders: Three things we learned | Just Blog Baby

Taking a look at the opponents side of things, Jordan Alexis analyzes the Raiders’ play from the first preseason game. He discusses Mike Glennon’s inconsistency, some nice flashes from edge rusher Arden Key, and the fast moving defense which clamped the Rams’ offense all game

Winners and losers from Rams’ 14-3 loss to Raiders | Rams Wire

Cam DaSilva name drops safety Taylor Rapp, cornerback Kevin Peterson, and nose tackle Greg Gaines — among a few more — as winners from the week one contest. Some of the names under the losers column: wide receiver JoJo Natson, the backup offensive lineman, and quarterback Brandon Allen

Five key takeaways from Rams’ preseason opener | Rams Wire

Cam’s five takeaways from the game delve into the offensive line proving they’re still a work in progress, Sean McVay taking a break from coaching (kinda) during the preseason, as well as the backup defensive front showing inconsistent play

Buffalo Bills sign OL Demetrius Rhaney | Buffalo Rumblings

Remember Big Ol’ Demetrius? Well, the former seventh-round draft pick spent two seasons with the Rams

New York Jets CB Trumaine Johnson hurts hamstring | ESPN

Unfortunately for former Rams cornerback Trumaine Johnson, health has been an issue since signing the dotted line in New York. Tru will be sidelined indefinitely after injuring his hamstring in a Sunday practice

Rams - Raiders: Live updates from Oakland | OC Register

If for whatever reason you missed the game, here’s a timeline of tweets during the game that can help illustrate the performance of both teams

PFF’s team of the week | Pro Football Focus

Rams cornerback Kevin Peterson makes the list as his 91.0 grade is the highest among all cornerbacks this week

PFF Refocused: Rams versus Raiders | Pro Football Focus

The team over at PFF runs through both the Raiders’ and Rams’ standout and weak performances, highlighting wide receiver KhaDarel Hodge, quarterback Brandon Allen, and backup offensive lineman Aaron Neary