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The wait’s almost over

My home town of Ottawa, Ont., finally got a team in the Canadian Football League again. We had one from 1876-1996 which ended up falling victim to poor ownership and folded. We also had a short, highly unsuccessful attempt at a re-birth in 2002 that folded only four seasons later. But this time around, it…

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Odds and Ends

Great news: there’s only one month left until the preseason starts! Bad news: we’ve still got a whole month left until the preseason starts. There’s been a whole bunch of Rams news recently, but none that particularly lends itself to long-form analysis or commentary. It’s really cool to see the players out in the community, and…

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Tim Walton “over his head”?

Goodness gracious, there’s finally actual news in Rams Nation! Well, kind of. The latest comes from former Rams cornerback Cortland Finnegan, who said former defensive coordinator Tim Walton was “in over his head” and implemented plans that “weren’t in line with a defensive coordinator who knew what he was doing.“ Um, whoa. Shots fired. Here’s…

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Is it kickoff yet?

Considering that OTAs are in full swing, it’s been a ridiculously slow news week in Rams Nation. Sure, we’ve had the typical pre-season quotes: Aaron Donald looks like a Rookie of the Year candidate  (except for the fact that we haven’t seen any rookies in game action,) that there will be competition at every position (competition, maybe, but does anyone…

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Gregg Williams “backed down” by Fisher?

  (Okay, the image is barely related, but I love this picture.) New defensive coordinator Gregg Williams’ reputation preceded him when he arrived in St. Louis, and his role in the bounty scandal in New Orleans has led many non-Rams NFL fans to wish failure upon him and to expect illegal behaviour with no indicator it…