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Random Ramsdom: McVay won’t name starting QB ahead of game day

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So far this week, fans have been left to speculate whether or not they’ll get to see Jared Goff back on the field this weekend to take on the Seahawks or if the team will be forced to trot out John Wolford once again.

Well, if you thought we’d get that sweet piece of information sometime this week, guess again.

Sean McVay made it known on Tuesday during his press conference that he will not be answering the question of who will start for the Rams at quarterback this week. Goff reportedly was able to get some snaps in during Tuesday’s practice, so that’s good news. However, game day will be roughly 12 days removed from having surgery on his thumb, so expectations must be tempered.

In my heart of hearts, I believe he suits up and gives it a shot. Whether he actually finishes the game or not will be something we’ll have to wait and see for.

Now for today’s links.

Rams News:

Van Jefferson was mic’d up against the Cardinals (TheRams.com)

The Rams are expected to wear a new uniform combination against Seattle (The Rams Wire)

Bret Stuter highlights why it’s a good thing that the Rams are underdogs in the playoffs (Ramblin’ Fan)

Listen to the latest comments from the podium (TheRams.com)

NFL News:

The Pro Football Hall of Fame announced their 2021 finalists (Pro Football Talk)

The Giants are retaining GM Dave Gettleman (ESPN)

Experts predict the wild card games (ESPN)

The NFL announced the notable players from Week 17 (NFL.com)

Regular season finale power rankings (CBS Sports)

John Breech picks games from the wildcard slate (CBS Sports)