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Pead waived — what’s next for the embattled RB?

After his injury on the first kickoff return of Saturday’s pre-season game against the Packers, it came as no surprise yesterday that former 2nd round pick Isaiah Pead was waived. As big of a disappointment as he’s been in the blue and gold, I doubt any of us wanted to see his season — and quite…

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ProFootballFocus shows Rams D no love

You might remember an early June article by ESPN’s ProFootballFocus in which they ranked the Rams’ roster 31st out of 32 in talent. Surprise, surprise, they’re at it again. This time, though, their ranking focus on the defence. Of course, I think you’d be hard-pressed to find even the most optimistic Rams fan who doesn’t…

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Bradford likely out for Saints pre-season game

It should come as no surprise, but according to this article QB Sam Bradford won’t play in Friday night’s pre-season game against the Saints. Also missing will be OT Jake Long and (likely) C Scott Wells. I’m torn on this. From a fan’s perspective I don’t like it, because it gives us that much less to dissect,…

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Rams Season in Review: a breakdown

Good news, everybody! If re-living a season full of unfulfilled promise, heartbreaking losses and devastating injury sounds like fun to you… well, first off, you’re a fan of the right team. Secondly, the Rams published a 2013 season-in-review video yesterday. You can catch the full thing here. I’ll be adding my thoughts on the video,…

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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…