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Jared Goff plays briefly, Rams score a flukey touchdown

Given how poorly the Rams’ offense played last season with Jared Goff running the show, they’ll take any touchdown, no matter how flukey. And a flukey touchdown was what the Rams got during Goff’s brief appearance with the first-string offense tonight against the Cowboys. Goff came out for the opening possession and the Rams went [more]

Sammy Watkins was “shocked just like everybody else”

It you were surprised by the news that the Bills had traded receiver Sammy Watkins to the Rams, you weren’t alone. Watkins was, too. “I was shocked just like everybody else,” Watkins told reporters on Saturday. “I have to get to know everybody on the staff and the team, and let everybody earn my trust [more]

Rams and Aaron Donald have had no movement toward a new contract

As Rams defensive tackle Aaron Donald continues his training camp holdout, he’s no closer to a new contract. Rams General Manager Les Snead said there hasn’t been any movement from either side toward meeting somewhere in the middle on a long-term extension for Donald. “Not any movement,” Snead said, via ESPN. “There is hope. There’s [more]

Brandon Beane: We aren’t throwing in towel on this season

The Bills made a pair of big trades on Friday when they sent wide receiver Sammy Watkins to the Rams and cornerback Ronald Darby to the Eagles. They got cornerback E.J. Gaines and a 2018 second-round pick from the Rams and wide receiver Jordan Matthews and a 2018 third-round pick from the Eagles, which gives [more]

Rams aren’t shopping Tavon Austin

The arrival of Robert Woods via free agency, Cooper Kupp via the draft, and Sammy Watkins via trade has suddenly given the Rams a crowded house at receiver. But this doesn’t mean Tavon Austin is the odd man out. Per multiple sources, the Rams aren’t shopping Austin — and don’t intend to. As one source [more]

So who got the best of the Bills, Rams and Eagles trades?

The two biggest trades so far this preseason happened simultaneously today, as the Bills announced a trade with the Rams and a related trade with the Eagles. So who got the best end of the deal? To recap, here’s what each team ends up with after the two trades: Bills get: The Rams’ second-round draft [more]

Bills trade Sammy Watkins to Rams, get Jordan Matthews from Eagles

Three years after using two first-round draft picks and a fourth-round draft pick to acquire him, the Bills are moving on from Sammy Watkins. Watkins, the talented but so far disappointing wide receiver, has been traded to the Rams. To replace him, the Bills have acquired receiver Jordan Matthews from the Eagles. The Bills announced [more]

Rams sign kicker Travis Coons

The Rams signed kicker Travis Coons, the team announced Thursday. Coons last played in the NFL in 2015 when he appeared in all 16 games for the Browns, making 28 of his 32 field-goal attempts and all but two of his PAT tries (22-of-24). Coons, 25, played his college ball at Washington before being signed [more]

Rams, Chargers rivalry quickly gets interesting

The Fight For L.A. became literal on Wednesday, and the combatants seemed to enjoy it. For most teams, fights during joint practices become real reason for concern. Based on the comments emerging after multiple skirmishes at a Chargers-Rams joint practice, the notion of the two teams vying for the same market exchanging blows after the [more]

Rams, Chargers throw punches in joint practices

The Rams and Chargers are sharing the Los Angeles market for the first time this year. They’ve also been sharing a practice field this week as the two teams have engaged in joint practices at the Rams’ practice facility in Irvine, Calif. Those practices led to several scuffles during Wednesday’s session. According to Greg Beachem [more]

UCLA quarterback takes flak for speaking the truth about college football

UCLA quarterback Josh Rosen recently made waves by articulating hard but obvious truths about college football, a multi-billion-dollar business built on the outdated notion that football is an extracurricular activity. The fact that Rosen is catching some heat for it doesn’t make his remarks any less accurate. “Look, football and school don’t go together,” Rosen [more]

Sean McVay declares Kayvon Webster a starter at cornerback for Rams

After struggling to find a way onto the field behind Aqib Talib, Chris Harris and Bradley Roby in Denver, Kayvon Webster has found himself a starting job with the Los Angeles Rams. Webster signed a two-year deal with the Rams in March and appears set to be deployed opposite of Trumaine Johnson when the Rams [more]

Aaron Donald loses an accrued season as of Wednesday (but it doesn’t really matter)

Of the three players currently holding out while under contract, only one of them — Rams defensive tackle Aaron Donald — has fewer than four accrued seasons. Because he didn’t report to training camp within 30 days before the first regular-season game of the 2017 season, Donald will remain at three accrued seasons for at [more]

Sean McVay: Rookie receiver Cooper Kupp sees game like a quarterback

Los Angeles Rams third round pick Cooper Kupp is already making a strong impression in training camp. The rookie receiver from Eastern Washington was listed as a starter in the team’s preliminary depth chart and has a real chance to factor heavily into the Rams’ offense this season. Part of that optimism for Kupp stems [more]

Cooper Kupp debuts as a starter in Rams offense

Last year, the Rams’ first-round pick didn’t start for a while. This year, a third-rounder is on track to hit the ground sprinting. The first unofficial depth chart of training camp shows receiver Cooper Kupp as a starter for the Rams.  The rookie from Eastern Washington broke Jerry Rice’s FCS career receiver yardage record of [more]

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