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Random Ramsdom: Media, mascots prohibited from sideline in 2020

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Happy Thursday, everyone.

Not a ton going on in the land of news but I thought this was something worth noting.

Per NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero, the NFL has officially added on to their list of people and personnel that will not be allowed on the sideline during games this season.

That now includes the team cheerleaders, the team’s mascot, and other usual suspects such a sideline reporters and pregame television reporters. Funny enough, that means guys like Pelissero and GMFB’s Peter Schrager will be doing their normal sideline responsibilities in the stands with the rest of the members of the media.

Even though we’ve all been preparing for football to look drastically different, it’s still going to be a shock to the system when opening day finally arrives.

Now here are today’s links.

Rams News:

Stu Jackson lists 10 takeaways from the team’s second padded practice (TheRams.com)

Sean McVay has already planned two scrimmages at SoFi Stadium (The Rams Wire)

Sarina Morales gives us the top-3 moments from episode two of Hard Knocks (TheRams.com)

Bret Stuter offers up seven hypothetical trades the Rams should make prior to week one (Ramblin’Fan)

NFL News:

Bill Barnwell goes over the players with the most to lose, and gain, during the 2020 season (ESPN)

John Breech discusses which teams he thinks have the best chances of going from worst to first in their division (CBS Sports)

Brad Gagnon ranks the top-25 teams from the past 25 years in the NFL (Bleacher Report)

Get to know new Washington president Jason Wright (CBS Sports)

Washington rookie Chase Young is dealing with a hip flexor injury (Pro Football Talk)

The NFL is considering a “bubble-like situation” during the playoffs (ESPN)