Rams News of the Day: Sept. 15th

Opponent Breakdown: Is McVay’s Familiarity with Washington an Advantage?

Rams head coach Sean McVay facing his former team on Sunday has been a storyline all week long.
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Practice Report: Robey-Coleman Prepares to Start, LaFleur Talks Washington

With just two days remaining until the Rams meet Washington, Los Angeles held a non-padded practice at Cal Lutheran on Friday. The team will have one final walk-thru on Saturday before Sunday’s matchup at the Coliseum.
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Game Preview: Rams to Take On Washington in Week 2

Week 2 of the NFL season has arrived with Rams set to take on the Redskins on Sunday afternoon at the Coliseum. The contest carries a certain level of familiarity for both the players and coaching staff, pitting head coach Sean McVay against his former team and defensive coordinator Wade Phillips against his son Wes, Washington’s tight ends coach.
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Sean McVay faces the Washington friends who helped make him a head coach

Kirk Cousins quickly spotted the boyish blond guy who darted around the Washington practice field in 2012.
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Rams vs. Washington: Who has the edge?

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McVay: Aaron Donald will Start vs. Washington

While there may have been some speculation early in the week on the subject, head coach Sean McVay made it official on Friday: defensive tackle Aaron Donald will start in Sunday’s game against Washington.
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What the Rams Need To Do Win Against Redskins

Be Careful, The Light At The End Of Tunnel Might Be A Train
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Simmons/Farr Recap Colts Victory and Preview the Redskins Game –Audio

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What the Rams Need To Do Win Against Redskins

Be Careful, The Light At The End Of Tunnel Might Be A Train
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Sean McVay knows all the Redskins’ secrets –Wash. Post

On Sunday when the Redskins face the Rams at the Los Angeles Coliseum, secrecy will largely be tossed out the window.
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Rams vs. Washington Redskins Bold Predictions: Coach McVay Becomes McSlay

Get your popcorn, Rams fans! Jared Goff and the Rams’ elite defense are about to show the NFL that they are ready for prime time.
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Los Angeles Rams vs Washington Redskins: Matchups to Watch

The Los Angeles Rams head into Week 2 riding a high from their blowout victory over the Indianapolis Colts – not to mention getting All-World DT Aaron Donald back in tow.
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Can Sean McVay do for Jared Goff what he did for Kirk Cousins? –ESPN

Jared Goff and Kirk Cousins met in Houston in the days leading up to Super Bowl LI, three weeks after the Los Angeles Rams hired a 31-year-old offensive coordinator named Sean McVay to be their new coach. They chatted for only about five minutes, and Cousins, Goff said, had “nothing but good things to say” about McVay.
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Aaron Donald is already dominating Rams practices –ESPN

The Los Angeles Rams ran a play that called for Sam Rogers to take a handoff during Wednesday’s practice. But Aaron Donald penetrated the line of scrimmage and worked his way into the backfield before the rookie fullback could even touch the ball. And that’s when Todd Gurley knew that Donald was really back.

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Rams News of the Day: Sept. 14th

Rams might limit Aaron Donald’s snaps against the Washington Redskins on Sunday, but in practice he seemed up to speed –LA Times

With only three practices to prepare for his season debut, Aaron Donald will play a limited role Sunday when the Rams face the Washington Redskins at the Coliseum.
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Andrew Whitworth still rooting for Bengals despite leaving for Rams

Once a Bengal, always a Bengal… That seems to be how Andrew Whitworth sees it.
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Redskins face suddenly daunting task in Rams

When the 2017 schedule was released, the Redskins’ Week 2 matchup against the Los Angeles Rams seemed like one of the easier games to pencil in as a win. Not anymore.
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Sunday’s Matchup a Phillips Family Affair

When he speaks to the media, defensive coordinator Wade Phillips usually begins with an opening statement.
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Wade Phillips plans a pitch count for Aaron Donald

The Rams have yet to definitively say that defensive tackle Aaron Donald will play on Sunday against Washington. Defensive coordinator Wade Phillips made it fairly clear that Donald will indeed go.
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Rams game vs. Washington will put family on opposite sides

Washington’s tight ends are, almost literally, family to the Rams.
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Practice Report: Getting the Run Game Going and Building on Momentum

The Rams held a padded practice at Cal Lutheran on Thursday. Head coach Sean McVay characterized the afternoon as a “good, physical practice on both sides of the ball,” leading up to the the team’s Week 2 matchup against Washington. On Friday, the team will return to the field for a final non-padded session.
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Phillips Ready to Implement Donald in Defense

Aaron Donald is back on the practice field this week and defensive coordinator Wade Phillips said on Thursday he can tell the unit has already gotten an emotional lift from the defensive tackle’s presence.
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Washington Redskins: 3 Bold predictions vs Rams in Week 2

The Washington Redskins head to Los Angeles in Week 2 to face old offensive coordinator Sean McVay and the Rams.
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5 Storylines to follow as the Rams play the Redskins on Sunday

The Washington Redskins come out west to play the Los Angeles Rams on Sunday, and the storylines for this game are the kind fans hope for when the former student and teacher meet
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The Most Surprising Thing About The 2017 LA Rams Is Everything Going According To Plan For Sean McVay

Through training camp, the preseason and now through one game of regular season action, everything is going to plan…for the youngest head coach in the history of the NFL.
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What They’re Saying: The Washington Redskins

Heading into Week 2 of the regular season, check out what the Washington Redskins coaches and players had to say about their matchup against the Los Angeles Rams on Sunday at the Coliseum.
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Rams OLB Robert Quinn is already making an impact

Robert Quinn crept toward the line of scrimmage with just over nine minutes remaining in Sunday’s second quarter. He burst around Indianapolis Colts left tackle Anthony Castonzo at the snap, then picked himself up off the ground and wrapped his arms around the upper body of quarterback Scott Tolzien for his first sack of the year.
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Sean McVay fan club still exists among Redskins

Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden spotted it when Sean McVay was barely old enough to drink. That’s why he hired him in the UFL. And it’s why Gruden tried to hire him away from the Redskins when he landed in Cincinnati.
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Assessing Jared Goff’s Breakout Performance in Week 1 –Video

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Redskins set to pressure Rams’ Goff after effort vs Eagles

When D.J. Swearinger looks at Jared Goff so far in 2017 compared to a year ago, he sees a more comfortable quarterback.

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Rams News of the Day: Sept. 13th

Sean McVay fan club still exists among Redskins –ESPN

Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden spotted it when Sean McVay was barely old enough to drink. That’s why he hired him in the UFL. And it’s why Gruden tried to hire him away from the Redskins when he landed in Cincinnati.
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Practice Report: McVay Prepares for Former Team, Donald Returns to Practice

The Rams were back on the practice field for the first time since their dominant win over the Colts last weekend. With just four days until Los Angeles’ Week 2 matchup with Washington, the team completed a non-padded session on Wednesday afternoon. L.A. is slated to work in full pads on Thursday.
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Aaron Donald Press Conference 9-13 –Video

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Rams Report: Aaron Donald Practices with the Rams –Video

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Rams DT Aaron Donald downplays absence of long-term deal

Aaron Donald held out as long as he possibly could without missing a game check. He showed up Saturday, joined his Los Angeles Rams teammates for film sessions Monday and went through a full practice for the first time Wednesday.
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Donald Looks ‘Fast’ and ‘Fresh’ at Wednesday’s Practice

After reporting to the Rams on Saturday, defensive tackle Aaron Donald returned to practice on Wednesday. And if the week continues like today’s session, head coach Sean McVay expects Donald not only to play, but also to start on Sunday against Washington.
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Bonsignore: For now, anyway, Aaron Donald is back in the Rams’ fold

Aaron Donald emerged from the Rams weight room at their Thousand Oaks training facility on Wednesday, flashed a bit of a grin to some nearby observers, then made his way to the nearby practice field.
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Aaron Donald is back at practice, and Rams think he’s ready to start Sunday’s game –OC Register

Aaron Donald sat at his locker, head down, seemingly resigned to the fact that he’d have to tolerate some good-natured teasing from teammates in the Rams’ locker room Wednesday.
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5 reasons Cooper Kupp could lead entire NFL in receptions as a rookie

Here are five reasons why Cooper Kupp of the Los Angeles Rams has what it takes to lead the entire NFL in receptions as a rookie in 2017.
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Redskins HC Jay Gruden Conference Call

Jay Gruden chimes in on friend and former colleague, and current Rams HC Sean McVay
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Five Takeaways: Kirk Cousins’s Rams Week Presser

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Aaron Donald Returns to Rams Practice for 1st Time Since Ending Holdout

The Los Angeles Rams are going to get more dangerous on defense with All-Pro Aaron Donald returning to the practice field on Wednesday.
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Rams Finding Structure with McVay –Audio

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Klein/Thiry Podcast: Rams rout Colts & Aaron Donald Ends Holdout –Audio

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All-22: Cooper Kupp’s TD vs. Colts –Video

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Cooper Kupp on his Way to 100 Receptions? –Video

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Rams Will be Dangerous with Aaron Donald Back –Video

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Rams CB Trumaine Johnson named NFC Defensive Player of the Week

Trumaine Johnson is the highest-paid cornerback in the NFL, and on Sunday against the Indianapolis Colts, he played like it.
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Aaron Donald destined to be NFL’s next highest-paid non-QB –ESPN

Aaron Donald finally ended his holdout Saturday. On Monday, he worked out with his Los Angeles Rams teammates. On Tuesday, he was listed as the starting defensive tackle for Week 2 in the team’s unofficial depth chart.
It’s back to normal now — except for that whole thing about a massive contract extension.

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Rams Report: Aaron Donald Practices with the Rams –Video

Star defensive lineman Aaron Donald ended his holdout and practiced with the Rams for the first time this season. Rams coach Sean McVay says Donald is projected among the starters in Week 2 against the Washington Redskins. LA Times’ Lindsey Thiry and Gary Klein with the Rams Report from Thousand Oaks.

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