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Todd Gurley Remaining Cryptic About Left Knee

Apr 15, 2019 6:31 PM

Todd Gurley has remained cryptic about hte health of his left knee.

Gurley said only that he is "feeling good" after some offseason travel and two months of rest. Gurley rushed for just 45 combined yards and caught two passes in the NFC championship game and the Super Bowl.

Gurley was in camp for the start of the Los Angeles Rams' offseason program on Monday.

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Cowboys-Rams Will Play Preseason Game In Hawaii

Mar 22, 2019 8:21 AM

The Los Angeles Rams and Dallas Cowboys will play a preseason game in Hawaii on Aug. 17.

The game will take place in Honolulu at Aloha Stadium, which hosted the Pro Bowl before the exhibition game was moved to Orlando in 2016.

The Rams and Cowboys also are scheduled to meet in the 2019 regular season.

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Clay Matthews Agrees To Two-Year Deal With Rams

Mar 20, 2019 7:29 AM

Clay Matthews has agreed to terms with the Los Angeles Rams on a two-year contract. Matthews is coming off a five-year, $66 million contract with the Green Bay Packers at the age of 32.

Matthews registered only 3.5 sacks last season, the lowest single-season total of his career. 

Matthews will likely play some at inside linebacker this season despite primarily playing as an outside linebacker and edge rusher during his career.

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Blake Bortles Reaches Deal With Rams To Backup Jared Goff

Mar 19, 2019 8:21 AM

The Los Angeles Rams have reached an agreement with Blake Bortles on a one-year deal to serve as Jared Goff's backup.

Bortles was waived by the Jacksonville Jaguars after five seasons and the signing of Nick Foles.

Sean Mannion, a free agent, spent the past four seasons as a backup with the Rams.

Bortles was the third overall pick in 2014.

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Rams, Dante Fowler Agree Upon One-Year, $14M Deal

Mar 11, 2019 8:25 AM

The Los Angeles Rams have agreed to re-sign Dante Fowler on a one-year deal.

According to a report, Fowler's salary for 2019 will be $14 million.

The Rams acquired Fowler from the Jacksonville Jaguars at midseason last year. L.A. sent a third-round draft pick in 2019 and a fifth-round selection in 2020 to Jacksonville in the deal.

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Rams Agree To Two-Year, $10.5M Deal With Eric Weddle

Mar 8, 2019 5:02 PM

The Los Angeles Rams have agreed upon a two-year, $10.5 million contract with Eric Weddle.

Weddle was released recently by the Baltimore Ravens.

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Rams Release Mark Barron, Expected To Be Active In Free Agency

Mar 5, 2019 4:53 PM

The Los Angeles Rams have released Mark Barron, which is a surprise cut.

The move signals the Rams intend to be active in free agency as they were last offseason.

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Todd Gurley Has Arthritis In Left Knee

Mar 4, 2019 3:17 PM

Todd Gurley has arthritis in his left knee.

Gurley underwent an ACL repair in 2014.

The Los Angeles Rams used Gurley sparingly during the playoffs. The Rams have not commented on Gurley's reported diagnosis or potential treatments.

Gurley finished the season with 1,251 yards on 256 attempts and an additional 580 yards on 59 receptions for 21 total touchdowns.

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Rams, Cowboys Could Play Preseason Game In Hawaii

Mar 4, 2019 3:10 PM

The Dallas Cowboys and Los Angeles Rams are in discussions on playing a preseason game in Honolulu this August.

The Rams announced in November they would play a preseason game in Hawaii in 2019 but that an opponent had not been selected. The Rams are partnering with the Hawaii Tourism Authority on the game.

For years, Aloha Stadium hosted the Pro Bowl, but the NFL has not staged its all-star game there since 2015. 

The Rams and Cowboys will also play each other in the regular season.

 

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Andrew Whitworth To Return To Rams In 2019

Feb 26, 2019 11:05 AM

Andrew Whitworth will return to the Los Angeles Rams for the 2019 season.

Whitworth notified the Rams two days after the Super Bowl that he would be returning.

Whitworth would not publicly comment on his future plans immediately after the Rams' 13-3 loss to the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LIII.

Whitworth will be playing on the final season of a three-year, $33.75 million contact that he signed with the Rams as a free agent in 2017 for a scheduled base salary of $10.25 million.

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2019 NFL Draft Mock Draft 2.0: Pre-Combine Edition
The Combine at the end of February into early March will provide even more clarity.

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C.J. Anderson: Todd Gurley 'More Hurt' Than Rams Thought
Todd Gurley dealt with a knee injury late in the season and C.J. Anderson says his teammate was "more hurt" than the Rams thought.

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First Quarter Of SB Had Lower Rating Than End Of AFC Championship
The Super Bowl had its lowest rating since 2009 and many blamed the lack of scoring and the frequency of punts, but it had a low rating from the start.

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Sean McVay: Todd Gurley Was Limited By Opportunities, Not Plan
Sean McVay says the game plan going into Super Bowl LIII was to have running backs Todd Gurley and C.J. Anderson share the workload against the Patriots.

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Zac Taylor: I'm Not Going To Be Sean McVay
Zac Taylor knows he'll face comparisons to Sean McVay as the new head coach of the Bengals.

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Los Angeles Had Lower Rating For Super Bowl Than Rest Of Country
Los Angeles had its highest rated Super Bowl since 1996.

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Ratings For Super Bowl Down To Lowest Mark Since 2009
The ratings loss ran counter to the gains the NFL made up during the season.

Kevin Draper/New York Times

Sean McVay: I Got Out-Coached
The Rams managed just 260 yards of offense in Super Bowl LIII and Sean McVay wasn't happy with himself afterward.

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Vegas Tabs Chiefs As Early Favorites To Win Super Bowl LIV
The Patriots have won two of the last three Super Bowls, but the Chiefs are the early favorites to win Super Bowl LIV.

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Todd Gurley 'Felt Good,' Not Bothered By Low Usage
Todd Gurley had just 11 touches for 34 total yards in the Rams' loss to the Patriots in Super Bowl LIII.

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Patriots-Chiefs Or Rams-Saints Likely To Open 2019 Season
There are, however, no assurances that the Super Bowl champion will open the 2019 season at home.

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Judge Won't Order 'Do-Over' Of Rams-Saints Game
A federal judge has rejected a request by two Saints ticket holders to force a full or partial do-over of this year's NFC Championship Game.

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DeSean Jackson Says He'd Like To Play For Rams
DeSean Jackson is still under contract with the Buccaneers for another season.

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Aaron Donald: Los Angeles Is 'A Football Town Now'
Headed to the Super Bowl in their third season back in Los Angeles, the Rams feel like they've transformed the city.

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Four Officials From Rams-Saints Game Had Southern California Ties
There is some concern in league circles about the NFL's judgment in allowing four game officials who live in Southern California to work the NFC Championship Game between the Rams and Saints, accordi

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Americans Expected To Bet $6B On Super Bowl LIII
An estimated $6 billion will be wagered by Americans on Super Bowl LIII, according to survey results released Monday by the American Gaming Association.

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Greg Zuerlein Kept Foot Injury Secret From Rams
Greg Zuerlein strained his planting foot while warming up at halftime of the NFC Championship Game, but elected not to tell the Rams.

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Brandin Cooks Purposely Dropped Pass Before Game-Winning FG
Brandin Cooks caught seven passes for 107 yards in the NFC Championship Game, but it was one pass that he didn't catch that propelled the Rams to victory.

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Rams Contend Refs Also Had Blatant Facemask No-Call
A.J. Klein grabbed Jared Goff's facemack, which would have given the Rams a first down on the Saints' one-yard line to take a 24-20 lead.

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Late Window Ratings Up, Early Game Down For Championship Sunday
New England's win over the Chiefs had a 31.2 overnight rating, which is the highest overnight rating for the evening game since the Giants' win over the 49ers in 2012.

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