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Winston Moss makes pitch to stay with XFL

Long-time Packers assistant Winston Moss had served as the head coach of the XFL 2.0’s Los Angeles franchise. Moss hopes to keep working for XFL 3.0, which subject to bankruptcy court approval will be owned in part by Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. “I was excited to hear the news,” Moss told TMZ.com. “I’ve been on [more]

Rams announce Scouting Apprenticeship program

The Rams announced an inaugural Scouting Apprenticeship program for 10 deserving minority and female candidates to strengthen their pursuit of a career in scouting. The program will engage participants in experiential training, one-on-one mentorship and networking opportunities through virtual summits and touchpoints, the team said in a release. The program begins this month and goes [more]

Jalen Ramsey unconcerned about contract

The Rams have established at least one new tradition since moving back to Los Angeles in 2016: They announce megacontract extensions on the eve of seasons openers. It happened with Jared Goff, Aaron Donald and Tyler Higbee. If their recent history follows form, the Rams soon will have a new deal completed with Jalen Ramsey. [more]

New XFL owners “love” having eight teams, and eventually having more than eight

The re-resurrected XFL will move forward under the management of Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, his ex-wife and current business manager Dany Garcia, and RedBird Capital. Garcia spoke to Daniel Kaplan of TheAthletic.com regarding the vision for XFL 3.0, if/when the bankruptcy court approves the transaction. For starters, Garcia suggested that the XFL will have eight [more]

Jared Goff glad to finally be able to work in person with Kevin O’Connell

Los Angeles Rams quarterback Jared Goff has known he would have a new offensive coordinator since the team hired Kevin O’Connell in January. But outside of video conferences, Goff hadn’t had a chance to get on a field and work with his new coordinator in person until now. While the conference calls have served as [more]

Todd Gurley “appreciative and grateful” for a sixth year to do what he loves

Todd Gurley turned 26 Monday. It was the first day of the rest of his career, too, as the Falcons returned to some sort of normalcy. “A lot of people want to die to play this game so for me to be 26, and it [to] be my sixth year in the league and still [more]

Which teams should pursue Antonio Brown?

The NFL finally has given receiver Antonio Brown an answer, sort of, regarding his status. The question now becomes whether a team will sign him. Monday’s PFT Live included a draft of the teams that should consider signing Brown, one of the NFL’s best receivers of the past decade and a guy who has plenty [more]

Sean McVay feeling better about logistics of playing football this year

Rams head coach Sean McVay was skeptical about how the NFL would be able to operate amid the COVID-19 pandemic in June. McVay said “it’s really hard for me to understand” how the team was going to employ virus mitigation strategies like social distancing while getting ready to play football this season. The Rams have [more]

Rams to add some scrimmages to camp mix

Players are going to get a chance to acclimate to a new season, and that goes for new buildings too. According to Jourdan Rodrigue of TheAthletic.com, Rams coach Sean McVay said that his team would hold a couple of scrimmages in SoFi Stadium prior to the regular season opener. That will give his team a [more]

Rams waive four players, drop to 80-man limit

Four undrafted rookies saw their chances of making the Rams come to an end on Saturday. The Rams announced that they have waived linebacker Daniel Bituli, running back James Gilbert, defensive end Greg Reaves and defensive tackle Sam Renner. The moves cut the roster to 80 players, which means the Rams won’t have to do [more]

Rams announce Chandler Brewer opts out, two players on COVID list

Tackle Chandler Brewer will not be playing for the Rams this season. Brewer has decided to opt out of playing because he is a cancer survivor. Brewer made the Rams as an undrafted free agent last year and appeared in seven games. “With my history with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, I am at high risk and will [more]

2020 could be strangest NFL season since 1943

The 101st season of the National Football League could end up being the strangest one since the 24th. In 1943, World War II caused the league to shrink from 10 to eight teams, and to institute out of necessity one specific rule change that revolutionized the game. The depleted supply of players due to World [more]

Patrick Mahomes comes in at No. 4 on the NFL’s top 100 list

When sitting atop the NFL’s mountain, it often can be hard to find motivation. Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes has found some, thanks to the NFL’s annual list of the top 100 players in the NFL. Mahomes landed at No. 4, behind Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson (No. 1), Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson (No. 2), and Rams [more]

Rams start signing picks

The Rams didn’t have a first-rounder, but they have started signing their top picks. According ton Ian Rapoport of NFL Network, the Rams have agreed to terms with four picks. That group includes second-rounders Cam Akers and Van Jeffeson and third-rounders Terrell Lewis and Terrell Burgess. The Rams were without their first-rounder from the Jalen [more]

Rams cut Jake Gervase, Ethan Wolf, Greg Dortch, Nate Trewyn

All teams will have to release players soon to get to 80, and the Rams have begun that process. The Rams announced Saturday they have cut safety Jake Gervase, tight end Ethan Wolf, receiver Greg Dortch and center Nate Trewyn. Trewyn, 24, went undrafted in 2019 out of Wisconsin-Whitewater but signed with the Buccaneers as [more]

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