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Ten teams scheduled for five prime-time appearances

The NFL has scheduled 10 teams to make five prime-time appearances during the 2019 season. That list includes both of the teams playing in the opening game of the year. The Packers and Bears will face off on Thursday, September 5 in a matchup chosen to celebrate the NFL’s 100th season and then go on [more]

Saints-Rams rematch highlights Week Two

The most controversial game of the postseason will have its rematch early in the regular season. The Saints are visiting Los Angeles to take on the Rams in Week Two, a 4:25 p.m. ET kickoff on FOX. That, of course, is the rematch of the NFC Championship Game, which ended in highly controversial fashion when [more]

Pre-Christmas Saturday triple header has TBD opponents

In Week 16, the NFL will stage a special pre-Christmas Saturday triple header. And none of the games have been selected for that spot, yet. Five Week 16 games have been earmarked for those three spots, to begin at 1:00 p.m. ET, 4:30 p.m. ET, and 8:15 p.m. ET: Lions at Broncos, Raiders at Chargers, [more]

Browns get four prime-time games

The aren’t your father’s Browns. Or your grandfather’s Browns. Or your great-grandfather’s Browns. Cleveland enters the 2019 season with a ton of hype — and with a minimum of four prime-time games. The official schedule has the Browns playing under the lights in Week Two at the Jets (Monday night), in Week Three against the [more]

Rams to open season at Carolina

The defending Super Bowl champions don’t get to play the first game of the year, and the runners-up have to go on the road. According to Joe Person of The Athletic, the Panthers will host the Rams in the regular season opener. The last time the two teams met (2016) was a real beauty, as [more]

Zac Taylor, Sean McVay reunion will happen in London

It’s a long way from L.A. to London, but that’s where boss and employee will be getting together, as foes. On October 27, the Rams will host the Bengals at Wembley Stadium in London. The game will begin at 1:00 p.m. ET, making in a prime-time game in England. Bengals coach Zac Taylor most recently [more]

Rams waive Kyle Murphy

The Rams opened up a roster spot on Tuesday by parting ways with an offensive lineman. The team announced that they have waived tackle Kyle Murphy with an injury designation. Murphy signed to the Rams’ practice squad in late December after being released from the Packers’ injured reserve list. He was placed on injured reserve [more]

Jared Goff: Start of offseason work helps put Super Bowl loss in past

It’s been over two months since the Rams lost Super Bowl LIII to the Patriots and quarterback Jared Goff‘s poor performance in that game has been a frequent discussion topic during that period. Monday brought Goff a step closer to a chance to start writing a new story as the team began their offseason workouts. [more]

Inglewood stadium reaches another construction benchmark

The stadium that will eventually house the Los Angeles Rams and Chargers beginning in 2020 has reached another mile post in its construction. Via Joe Reedy of the Associated Press, the outer shell of the stadium’s canopy was completed last week with stadium officials holding a ceremony Monday to mark the occasion. The stadium is [more]

Marcus Peters, Dante Fowler absent from start of Rams’ offseason workouts

The defending NFC champions opened their offseason program on Monday, without a pair of key defensive players present. Coach Sean McVay acknowledged to reporters that linebacker Dante Fowler and cornerback Marcus Peters did not attend. McVay didn’t fault them for being absent, pointing out that the workouts are “voluntary” and that they “had communicated well [more]

Todd Gurley’s left knee “feeling pretty good”

Todd Gurley avoided specifics about his left knee Monday, allowing only that “it’s feeling pretty good.” It certainly appeared Gurley had something more than inflammation in his knee late last season, and Jeff Howe of reported last month that the Rams running back has arthritis. “I mean, all I can focus on is how [more]

Rams hope to have Cooper Kupp back for season opener

Rams receiver Cooper Kupp tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee Nov. 11. He recently said he’s “where I’m supposed to be” in his rehab. Rams coach Sean McVay said Monday the goal is for Kupp to be ready for the season opener. “He’s doing great,” McVay said in his press conference, via [more]

Michael Brockers would prefer to stay at defensive end

Ndamukong Suh remains a free agent, but he won’t return to the Rams. That means the Rams will have to find somebody to play the nose. Michael Brockers, who started at defensive end last season with Suh at the nose, said Monday he would prefer to stay where he is. But Brockers added he will [more]

Blake Countess, five ERFAs sign Rams tenders

The Rams had to match an offer sheet from the Lions to hold onto restricted free agent running back Malcolm Brown, but no such machinations were necessary to hold onto defensive back Blake Countess. The team announced on Monday that Countess has signed his tender. He’ll make $2.025 million for the 2019 season and the [more]

Sean McVay: Jared Goff doesn’t have to prove he’s the man

Rams head coach Sean McVay said last month that the team is in no rush to extend quarterback Jared Goff‘s contract before his fourth NFL season and some might think that waiting to see how Goff bounces back from his rough outing in the Super Bowl is tied to the team’s approach to his next [more]

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