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The Tennessee Titans look to make one of the most unlikely Super Bowl runs in NFL history against the Kansas City Chiefs at 12:05 PT on Sunday, followed by the Green Bay Packers and San Francisco 49ers battling for the NFC at 3:40. While you for that, or during the game, or even in the moments after, take a look at these links regarding your LA Rams and some other notes around the league.

NFL Rumors: LA Rams scouting department undergoing changes - Ramblin Fan

La Canfora then aimed at the LA Rams scouting and personnel department. With no first round pick for several years in the NFL Draft, the Rams have made up the difference by finding NFL starting player talent from among the ranks of undrafted players. ILB Cory Littleton and DE Morgan Fox are two such players from just the 2016 UDFA class. In his article, La Canfora cited several league sources indicating several Rams scouts and evaluators would be moving on this year.

Joe Barry to remain with Rams after declining USC offer - ESPN

Joe Barry has turned down an offer to become the defensive coordinator at USC and has signed a new contract to remain the Los Angeles Rams’ associate head coach and linebackers coach, a source told ESPN. USC coach Clay Helton pursued Barry to fill a role that was vacated by Clancy Pendergast, who was fired following an 8-5 season and a 49-24 loss to the Iowa Hawkeyes in the San Diego County Credit Union Holiday Bowl.

LA Rams Mock Draft: late round OL prospects abound in Shrine game - Ramblin Fan

In 2019, the Rams running game production took a dip from the previous season. The cause? Multiple injuries to the offensive linemen. That means the team will be shopping for reinforcements this off-season. The easy part is finding them. Offensive linemen can be found anywhere. The true test is identifying those good lineman who can be developed and coached up into NFL starters. Basically, elite linemen are generational.

Take a virtual tour of SoFi Stadium with views from every section - RamsWire

The Los Angeles Rams are about eight months from taking the field at SoFi Stadium, though we’re not yet sure who they’ll face in their first home game at the new venue. Fans have already been purchasing personal seat licenses (PSLs) and season tickets, so they know where they’ll be sitting when SoFi Stadium opens. They can get a view from their seats, too.

NFL Rumors: LA Rams RB Todd Gurley return in question - Ramblin Fan

The plan to keep Gurley fresh for weeks 14 through 17 did not pan out. The Rams last four opponents in 2019 were the Seattle Seahawks, Dallas Cowboys, San Francisco 49ers, and Arizona Cardinals. Gurley ran a collective 69 carries for 207 yards and 4 touchdowns. That averages 17 carries and 52 yards with 1 touchdown per game.

Rams’ Michael Brockers Guarantees Joe Burrow Will Be NFL Superstar - TMZ

“He’s got it. He’s got the juice, bro!” That’s Michael Brockers GUARANTEEING Joe Burrow is going to be a superstar in the NFL ... telling TMZ Sports straight-up the LSU QB is that damn good.

10 things with John Johnson - Rams

Sarina: Did you learn something about yourself this season because you sat out the majority of it, because of your shoulder [injury]?

John: I don’t think about myself. I think I learned a lot about the game just watching, seeing opportunities that you don’t normally see, being out there. This is the first time I actually like was down. When I got hurt, it wasn’t that I was hurt, I just didn’t have anything to do when I got home from rehab, even before the surgery. It was just weird to not have structure in my life.

Ryan Tannehill earns millions in incentives after career year - NFL

The recently named Comeback and Most Improved Player by the Pro Football Writers of America, Tannehill’s statistics earned him nearly $3.5 million in incentives, according to a source who has viewed his contract.

Tom Brady prepared to meet with teams other than the Patriots in 2020 free agency - CBS Sports

For the first time in his NFL career, Tom Brady is prepared to discuss a future with teams beyond the New England Patriots, sources said, and for the first time since he took over as a starter nearly two decades ago, the Patriots are unsure of who will be under center in 2020.

Jaguars will interview Jay Gruden for their vacant offensive coordinator job, sources say - Mike Garafolo

Jason Garrett: Giants job just felt right to me - ProFootballTalk

“I really liked how he played when we played against him and when we saw him on film this year,” Garrett said, via the team’s website. “He was tough, he was competitive, playing the game the right way, which is not easy to do as a rookie quarterback in the NFL, but certainly excited to work with Daniel.”