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XFL ratings dip on ABC in Week Two

The XFL had very strong ratings in Week One of the return from its 19-year hiatus. The Week Two ratios were strong to quite strong. According to Jake Russell of the Washington Post, the Week Two ABC games drew an average audience of 2.127 million on Saturday (New York Guardians at D.C. Defenders) and an [more]

Sean McVay says he’s “more rejuvenated and reinvigorated” than ever

Sean McVay missed the playoffs for the first time in his three years as Rams head coach last season, but he’s not letting that get him down. McVay says he’s feeling more optimistic than ever and excited about the offseason ahead. “I’m excited and motivated and, really, I would say more rejuvenated and reinvigorated than [more]

Brandon Staley says Rams defense will have “a lot of carryover”

The Rams said goodbye to Wade Phillips after three years as their defensive coordinator and replaced him with former Broncos outside linebackers coach Brandon Staley, but it doesn’t look like they will be making radical changes to their scheme with new management in place. Staley worked for Vic Fangio in Chicago and Denver, which means [more]

Rams hire Tory Woodbury as assistant special teams coach

The Rams have hired two more assistant coaches, announcing the additions of Tory Woodbury and Jonathan Cooley to the staff. Woodbury will serve as an assistant special teams coach. He has spent the past three seasons working with the team, the last two in the scouting department. Before joining the organization in 2017, Woodbury worked [more]

Brandin Cooks: Jared Goff is absolutely the guy

The Rams’ slide from making the Super Bowl to missing the playoffs raised many questions about the team heading into the future. Some of those questions focused on quarterback Jared Goff‘s fit as the franchise quarterback as he failed to match his production of the previous two seasons. Wide receiver Brandin Cooks doesn’t need any [more]

Rams add Jonathan Cooley as defensive assistant

The Rams officially announced the hirings of three new coordinators on Monday and they aren’t done making additions to the coaching staff. Jonathan Cooley is making the move from Akron defensive backs coach to the team’s defensive staff. Cooley changed his Twitter profile picture to a Rams logo and Bruce Feldman of FOX Sports reports [more]

Rams announce hirings of Kevin O’Connell, Brandon Staley, John Bonamego

The Rams announced their new coordinators Monday, making official the hirings of Kevin O’Connell, Brandon Staley and John Bonamego. The team will hold an introductory press conference Wednesday. O’Connell, 34, will serve as offensive coordinator after spending the previous three seasons with Washington. He worked his way up from quarterbacks coach in 2017 to offensive [more]

New L.A. stadium will host WrestleMania before it hosts the Super Bowl

Later this year, the new L.A. football stadium will open. Early next year, it will host WrestleMania 37. According to Arash Markazi of the Los Angeles Times, SoFi Stadium in Inglewood will host WWE’s marquee event on March 28, 2021. “Many people are more excited about us hosting WrestleMania than the Olympics,” Inglewood mayor James [more]

Rams adding South Carolina running backs coach

The Rams are trying to figure out how to proceed with Todd Gurley, and they’re adding another former Georgia Bulldog to their backfield mix. According to Bruce Feldman of TheAthletic.com, the Rams are hiring former South Carolina running backs coach Thomas Brown. Brown played at Georgia and coached there on either side of Gurley’s time [more]

Eric Weddle: It was time to go when I realized my heart wasn’t in it

Safety Eric Weddle‘s Twitter post announcing his retirement didn’t include any discussion of why he was choosing to walk away from the game, but he has since expanded on the reasons for the decision. Weddle said 2019 was “a long season” that he spent playing in Los Angeles for the Rams and seeing his family [more]

Kenny Britt arrested in New Jersey for marijuana

Former NFL wide receiver Kenny Britt was arrested over the weekend in his New Jersey hometown on marijuana charges. According to Ron Zeitlinger of NJ.com, Britt was charged with possession of marijuana 50 grams or less, and he was also issued summonses for possession of a controlled dangerous substance in a motor vehicle and obstructing [more]

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