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Rams' scary D should only get better

How young is the Rams' defense? New acquisition Nick Fairley, 27, is a senior member on what should be the league's youngest unit for the second consecutive season. Considering that youth is already producing, this may be the league's best defense in the coming years. Schatz: Defenses with future in mind (Insider)

Rams look to contain Palmer this season

Josh Weinfuss asks how will the Rams compete with the Cardinals now that Carson Palmer should be back in the starting lineup. Palmer was injured in a game against the Rams last season. NFC West Roundtable

Which NFL defenses are built to win right now? (2:20)
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Rams' offense young and getting younger

The rebuild of the St. Louis Rams' offensive line could result in the youngest offensive unit in the league next season. Offenses built for future (Insider)

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Future Power Rankings: Rams no. 17

St. Louis' losing records over the past three years is baffling given their talent on the field. This year, QB Nick Foles and first-time offensive coordinator Frank Cignetti will take their crack at the NFC West title. Future Power Rankings (Insider)

Russell Wilson -- He's no backup

Russell Wilson's $1.54M base salary is in line with his draft position, but consider this: Eight backup QBs are scheduled to make a higher base salary than Wilson next season, including THIRD STRINGER Charlie Whitehurst.

Rams: RB Todd Gurley tells SiriusXM Radio his ACL rehab is going well; will be re-evaluated in the next few weeks

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Yates: Not worth extending Foles now

Insider Field Yates notes that an early deal for Nick Foles could turn into a team-friendly deal but there are too many unknowns to lock him up now. Patience can pay off (Insider)

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Yates: Is Nick Foles worth extending?

The Rams could get a team-friendly deal by extending QB Nick Foles' contract now, but it's a risky proposition. Field Yates breaks down both sides of the situation.

Rams could stand pat with offensive line (1:02)


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