IRVINE — As Rams practice began Wednesday afternoon, a coach worked intensely with three defensive backs in a corner of a field, teaching the art of establishing leverage against a wide receiver from the line of scrimmage. The coach talked non-stop about foot and hand position, often stepping up to position the players manually. At one point he brushed aside second-year pro … [Read more...] about First impression of Rams’ Raheem Morris: He’s ‘different’
John McCoy-USA TODAY Sports Your source for Rams and NFL News from around the web. Since the start of the Los Angeles Rams training camp, it seems that running back Darrell Henderson Jr. will be the starting running back for 2021 after the season ending injury to Cam Akers. The question becomes who would be the backup to take the next biggest load of carries after … [Read more...] about Random Ramsdom: Is Xavier Jones the backup running back to Darrell Henderson?
John McCoy-USA TODAY Sports Cooper Kupp makes highlight play Back at Los Angeles Rams training camp on day six. It’s the first day in pads and the first time working through an injury scenario with our new QB1. After banging his throwing hand thumb on a helmet on Monday, pulling out of practice early, and having X-Rays which came back clean, Matthew Stafford was back as … [Read more...] about 10 observations from day six of training camp
Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images There has already been talk this week that new Detroit Lions quarterback Jared Goff isn’t exactly “throwing deep” in training camp so far. Goff has dusted that noise off by saying that he can only take what the defense gives him — and I’ll rush to his defense to say that “a few practices” does not make a full report — but it’s not a new … [Read more...] about Lions writer: ‘Vast difference’ between Jared Goff and Matthew Stafford
Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports How are things looking around the division? That collective sigh you notice hanging over the air is Rams fans feeling highly relieved that Matthew Stafford hasn’t been diagnosed with the Carson Wentz-level injury. On Monday, Stafford banged his surgically repaired thumb on a helmet and will be forced to miss a few days of practice. As of … [Read more...] about NFC West Lookaround: Updates on Cardinals, 49ers and Seahawks