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Random Ramsdom, 8/17: Game Day. Rams take on the Cowboys in Honolulu on Saturday night

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LA Rams headlines for Saturday, August 17th

Divisional Round - Dallas Cowboys v Los Angeles Rams Photo by John McCoy/Getty Images

(WATCH) McVay putting final touches on game plan against Cowboys | Rams’ official site

Head coach Sean McVay addresses the media after the team’s practice in Hawaii ahead of the Cowboys preseason game.

Rams hold first practice in Honolulu ahead of sold out game | Honolulu News Now

The team participated in a 45-minute walk-through in shorts, and ran through special teams drills as members of the media and the University of Hawaii football team came out to take in professional football in Manoa.

Rams, Cowboys face off in Honolulu | Yahoo! Sports

The Dallas Cowboys and Los Angeles Rams meet Saturday night in Honolulu, a place that used to be a regular NFL stop for the Pro Bowl. Instead, Hawaiians will see lots of backups for both teams, who faced off in a playoff game in January won by LA on its way to the Super Bowl.

5 players to watch in Rams’ second preseason game against Cowboys | Rams’ official site

Many of the Rams’ starters did not travel to Hawaii for this week’s preseason game against the Cowboys, which means several reserves will be in action. With that in mind, here are five players to watch against Dallas on Saturday.

Cowboys’ “Who to Watch”: Opportunities for rookie DT’s | Cowboys’ official site

The last time the Cowboys faced the Rams, the stakes were much higher obviously. But the defense didn’t have its best performance that night in LA, and saw the season come to a crashing end.

The players will be different for both teams, but for some of the individuals, this is a huge moment to make a case for their roster spot.

Bortles expected the make the start again in Hawaii against Cowboys | LA Times

Many established Rams players might not make the trip to Hawaii for a preseason game against the Cowboys, but quarterback Blake Bortles still provides some marquee value.

Henderson deserves more action in second preseason game | Ramblin Fan

Darrell Henderson will hopefully see significant action for the Los Angeles Rams during their second preseason game against the Dallas Cowboys.

Rams haven’t named starting NT yet, but battle is “really sorting itself out” | Rams Wire

The Los Angeles Rams entered this offseason knowing Ndamukong Suh likely wasn’t going to return. They prepared for his eventual departure by drafting Sebastian Joseph-Day in 2018 and Greg Gaines this year, while also keeping Tanzel Smart around.

McVay shares insight on “ascending” rookie CB David Long | Rams Wire

There’s been a lot of chatter this summer about the Los Angeles Rams’ rookies. Taylor Rapp has stood out as an impact player at safety, Greg Gaines is a potential starter on the defensive line and the Darrell Henderson hype train is full-steam ahead.

One rookie who hasn’t gotten much attention is David Long Jr., the cornerback out of Michigan.

Who will be the Rams number one receiver? | LA Sports Hub

The same offense that the Los Angeles Rams receivers fed upon last season. Robert Woods, Brandin Cooks, and Cooper Kupp all are a vital part of that offense. But who out of the three will rise above the rest to be the Los Angeles Rams number one receiver?

Going to the Rams-Cowboys game? Arrive early, pack light | Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Going to the Los Angeles Rams-Dallas Cowboys preseason football game tomorrow? If you are, arrive early and beware what you can’t bring. Aloha Stadium officials say anyone who plans to attend the sold-out NFL showcase game should arrive early.