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Rams coach Sean McVay ‘not being an idiot,’ using running back Todd Gurley more

[ad_1] 9:18 PM ETLindsey ThiryESPN Close Covered Rams for two years for Los Angeles Times Previously covered the Falcons Has covered the NBA and college football and basketballTHOUSAND OAKS, Calif. -- Todd Gurley's role in the Los Angeles Rams' offense has recently increased.The reason, according to Rams coach Sean McVay, is quite simple."Me not being an idiot," McVay said Wednesday.The Rams have sputtered through a 7-5 season as McVay has
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Week 14 NFL Power Rankings — 1-32 poll, plus who’s under fire in the final month

[ad_1] 6:40 AM ETNFL NationESPN The NFL Power Rankings looked at players, coaches and executives on the hot seat in the preseason. Now that we're in the home stretch of the regular season, we figured we'd revisit this subject and see who was under fire going into the final month.From players with rocky futures, coaches who might have to update their résumés or executives whose rosters are under scrutiny, our
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Taylor Rapp’s first interception is pick-six of Kyler Murray

[ad_1] 6:18 PM ETLindsey ThiryESPN Close Covered Rams for two years for Los Angeles Times Previously covered the Falcons Has covered the NBA and college football and basketballGLENDALE, Ariz. -- Los Angeles Rams safety Taylor Rapp stared down Kyler Murray, then jumped a throw to Larry Fitzgerald to intercept Murray's pass and return it 31 yards for a touchdown in the third quarter.Took it to the TRapp house! Congrats, @trapp07!
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The Rams have major salary-cap issues. Is their title window already closing?

[ad_1] Going "all-in" is a popular expression, but the 2019 Los Angeles Rams really were. After Monday Night's brutal loss to the red-hot Baltimore Ravens, it appears as if the Rams are almost all-out -- out of the hunt for the playoffs and a return to the Super Bowl.The ESPN Football Power Index gives the Rams an 8.8% chance to make the playoffs. Barring a surprise comeback in their final
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Week 13 NFL Power Rankings

[ad_1] 6:40 AM ETNFL NationESPN The NFL Power Rankings are all about Thanksgiving. Not only are we looking forward to feasting with friends and family, but this holiday gives us a chance to look back at what we cherish the most. NFL teams are no different in this regard.Each team (yes, even the Bengals) has something to be thankful for this season. From superstar players to hotshot rookies to schedules
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Ravens’ Marcus Peters, Rams’ Jalen Ramsey involved in postgame spat

[ad_1] 1:03 AM ETLindsey ThiryCloseESPN Covered Rams for two years for Los Angeles Times Previously covered the Falcons Has covered the NBA and college football and basketballJamison HensleyCloseESPN Staff WriterUniversity of Maryland graduate Lives in the Baltimore area with his wife and sonLOS ANGELES -- Apparently Marcus Peters had more hard feelings about the Los Angeles Rams' decision to trade him to the Baltimore Ravens last month than the cornerback
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Rams receiver Robert Woods active for Ravens game

[ad_1] Los Angeles Rams receiver Robert Woods is active for Monday night's game against the Baltimore Ravens, the team announced.Woods did not play last week because of personal reasons.He did not inform the team that he would be out last week until about three hours before kickoff, sources told ESPN's Adam Schefter.Woods missed more practice time this past week before returning to work Thursday and proclaiming that he planned to