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2016 Schedule
7-9, 3rd in NFC West
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Franchise tag may be temporary

Rams CB Jermaine Johnson will play under the franchise tag this season. If he hits the free agency market next offseason, he should generate plenty of interest, writes John Clayton. Clayton: 2017 best free agents (Insider)

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Goff, Wentz share same Madden rating

Rookie QBs Jared Goff and Carson Wentz, the No. 1 and 2 picks in the NFL draft, were given identical 77 overall ratings in the Madden NFL 17 video game. Madden rookie ratings

Screens didn't work vs. Rams defense

The Rams faced the highest number of screens from receivers and running backs last season, but they were good against both. Sneaky strengths (Insider)

Holgorson brings Stedman Bailey on as student assistant coach (0:55)
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NFC West Comings and Goings

The offseason has brought a variety of new faces to NFC West teams. The division brings in a first overall pick and Pro Bowl defensive end, among others. Meanwhile, the Seahawks lost two starters from their Super Bowl winning team and signed another to a lucrative extension.

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Under-the-radar strength of every NFL offense

Patriots RB Dion Lewis dominated opponents after the catch, while Washington QB Kirk Cousins thrived on play-action. Aaron Schatz delves into the hidden strength of each offense.

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WR Bailey joins WVU staff as student assistant

Former Rams WR Stedman Bailey will join West Virginia's staff as a student assistant coach as he continues to recover from two gunshot wounds to the head suffered last November.

Training camp 60 second preview (1:07)

Hayre on contracts & Rams expectations

Will there be a day when a NFL player gets his whole contract guaranteed? Plus, Chris Hayre discusses Von Miller's deal & explains what we can expect from the Rams.


Rams: Goff's impact & upcoming season

What kind of impact will Jared Goff make? Plus, Mason & Ireland compare Goff to Ryan and explain why they optimistic about the Rams upcoming season.

After offseason of change, Rams have many questions to answer (1:50)
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No sophomore slump for Gurley?

While QBs Russell Wilson and Carson Palmer are the popular NFC West MVP picks among our experts, one reporter is picking Rams RB Todd Gurley. Division MVPs


Will Rams, Johnson strike a deal?

CB Trumaine Johnson ranked third in the NFL in interceptions last season with seven and led the Rams with 12 pass breakups. His salary numbers will rank with the most impressive among 2016 franchise-tag players if he doesn't land a long-term contract with L.A. by Friday's deadline.

Excited Sensabaugh says Rams will put great product on field (1:09)
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Trumaine Johnson second in interceptions

The Rams placed the franchise tag on the cornerback. With the deadline to extend franchise tagged players on Friday, Johnson's numbers give him a good case for a long-term deal.

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Crystal ball: Goff key to Rams' future

No. 1 pick Jared Goff might not be the starter in September for the Rams, but John Clayton writes that Goff will take the reins sooner rather than later in Los Angeles. Clayton: 30 predictions (Insider)

Rams in no rush to get deal done with Trumaine Johnson (1:25)

Team Stats

Passing Yards175.332nd
Rushing Yards122.37th
Points For17.529th
Points Against20.613th

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