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  Rams | Matthew Stafford taking normal reps    Sat Aug 6, 05:09 PM

Los Angeles Rams QB Matthew Stafford (elbow) appeared to be taking normal reps during individual and 7-on-7 drills during training camp practice Saturday, Aug. 6.

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  Rams | Jalen Ramsey makes padded debut    Sat Aug 6, 03:54 PM

Los Angeles Rams CB Jalen Ramsey (shoulder) practiced in pads for the first time in training camp on Saturday, Aug. 6.

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  Rams | Kyle Markway moved to IR    Fri Aug 5, 06:52 PM

Los Angeles Rams TE Kyle Markway (undisclosed) was reverted to the Reserve/Injured list Friday, Aug. 5, after he cleared waivers.

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  Rams | Matthew Stafford has tricky elbow situation    Fri Aug 5, 08:55 AM

Updating previous reports, Los Angeles Rams QB Matthew Stafford (elbow) is a tricky situation that quarterbacks generally don't go through and baseball players do, according to head coach Sean McVay. He said Stafford looked great in limited repetitions Thursday, Aug. 4.

Footballguys view: We shouldn't feel free to ignore this. The Rams have a plan to get Stafford ready for Week 1, but that means he's not 100% certain for Week 1 and we might not know his status until the practices leading up to the Thursday night game with the Bills. Stafford is in a great offense and he will play through pain, but all of this news about his elbow should compel you to take a strong QB2 if Stafford is your QB1, and it adds more risk to all Rams players as the dropoff to John Wolford is steep.

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  Rams | Jacob Harris to miss time    Thu Aug 4, 06:40 PM

Los Angeles Rams TE Jacob Harris (groin) is expected to miss a few weeks because of a strained groin, according to head coach Sean McVay.

Footballguys view: Harris is a converted wide receiver to tight end who switched back to wide receiver this year. He's injury prone, and this latest injury won't help his chances of making the 53-man roster. We like him still, but only in super deep dynasty formats.

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  Rams | LA Rams add Austin Trammell    Thu Aug 4, 03:47 PM

Free-agent WR Austin Trammell signed an undisclosed contract with the Los Angeles Rams on Thursday, Aug. 4. TE Kyle Markway (undisclosed) was waived with an injury designation to free up a spot on the roster.

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  Rams | Matthew Stafford to take it easy    Thu Aug 4, 03:40 PM

Los Angeles Rams QB Matthew Stafford (elbow) is not expected to throw much over the next few days in practice as he deals with 'bad tendinitis,' according to NFL Media's Ian Rapoport.

Footballguys view: Stafford has been dealing with this elbow problem for some time. The Rams are wisely monitoring him closely, and he's been limited in what he's done this offseason. Expect this to be the way things are with Stafford early on this season, and the team should continue to manage the tendinitis.

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  Rams | Van Jefferson to play Week 1?    Wed Aug 3, 10:11 PM

Los Angeles Rams WR Van Jefferson (knee) had successful knee surgery and has a 'realistic' chance to be ready for Week 1, according to Jourdan Rodrigue of The Athletic.

Footballguys view: Jefferson is going to miss a few weeks as he recovers from knee surgery per Rams head coach Sean McVay. That timetable gets him back into action around the start of the regular season. Jefferson then will have to work himself back into football shape which means even if he's available it's unlikely he will be 100 percent when the Rams take on the Bills in Week 1.

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  Rams | Matthew Stafford to be limited    Wed Aug 3, 06:18 PM

Los Angeles Rams QB Matthew Stafford (elbow) is not expected to throw in any team drills for at least the next week.

Footballguys view: Stafford was getting injections in his elbow this offseason, and the team has monitored how much he's thrown over the last few months. Head coach Sean McVay said Stafford has not suffered any setbacks and that the team wants him to be healthy for the start of the regular season.

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  Rams | Van Jefferson to miss multiple weeks    Mon Aug 1, 06:12 PM

Los Angeles Rams WR Van Jefferson (knee) is scheduled to undergo surgery on his injured knee and will be sidelined for multiple weeks, according to head coach Sean McVay.

Footballguys view: It's a bummer for Jefferson, who is working as the no.3 receiver behind Allen Robinson and Cooper Kupp. This injury opens the door of opportunity for WR Tutu Atwell. We'll see if he can use that speed to get open as a deep threat for QB Matthew Stafford.

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  Rams | Allen Robinson standing out at camp    Sun Jul 31, 11:02 PM

Los Angeles Rams WR Allen Robinson has been one of the biggest standouts at training camp thus far, Gilbert Manzano of the Orange County Register wrote on Saturday, July 30.

Footballguys view: That sounds about right. Robinson gets to play with the best quarterback he's ever caught passes from this season with Matthew Stafford. Robinson will be the team's no.2 target behind only WR Cooper Kupp. He's a WR2 with upside for Fantasy GMs in any format.

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  Rams | Rams still want OBJ back    Sun Jul 31, 05:32 PM

Free-agent WR Odell Beckham Jr. (Rams) is still wanted by the Los Angeles Rams, head coach Sean McVay said on Saturday, July 30. 'Hopefully we'll get Odell back at some point. If you're out there Odell, I know you heard that.'

Footballguys view: Beckham should be ready sometime later in the fall, and at that time we should see him back in the league. The Rams added Allen Robinson this offseason, but they could still bring Beckham back for a playoff run later this year.

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  Rams | Van Jefferson to visit knee specialist    Sun Jul 31, 11:42 AM

Los Angeles Rams WR Van Jefferson (knee) will visit a specialist Monday, Aug. 1, regarding a lingering knee issue, according to a source.

Footballguys view: Some bad news for the Rams here. Jefferson is working as the no.3 receiver on the depth chart behind Cooper Kupp and Allen Robinson. There is the possibility that Jefferson could be sidelined for several weeks and may need to undergo surgery. That means guys like Tutu Atwell - who has been getting quite a bit of positive reports about his game - will get an opportunity to do more in training camp.

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  Rams | Trey Ragas joins LAR    Fri Jul 29, 07:32 PM

Free-agent RB Trey Ragas (Raiders) signed with the Los Angeles Rams Friday, July 29. Terms of the contract were not disclosed. The team also waived/injured RB Xavier Jones (undisclosed).

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  Rams | Allen Robinson impressing staff    Wed Jul 27, 09:43 PM

Los Angeles Rams WR Allen Robinson has impressed the coaching staff with his approach and his route tree, according to Robert Mays of The Athletic, and Mays believes a 'potential monster year' is on tap for Robinson.

Footballguys view: There is no doubt that Robinson could be in for a monster season. He's playing with the best quarterback of his career in Matthew Stafford, and his teammate WR Cooper Kupp is going to take a lot of defensive attention. We like Robinson as a WR2 with upside for Fantasy GMs this season.

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  Rams | Jalen Ramsey optimistic about Week 1    Mon Jul 25, 05:49 PM

Los Angeles Rams CB Jalen Ramsey (shoulder) said he will be ready for the start of the regular season.

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  Rams | Matthew Stafford will be on pitch count    Mon Jul 25, 10:19 AM

Los Angeles Rams QB Matthew Stafford (elbow) will be on a pitch count in training camp, but it didn't restrict him from doing anything Sunday, July 24, according to head coach Sean McVay.

Footballguys view: This isn't enough to lower the projections/rankings for Stafford or any of his targets, but we should be monitoring Rams practice reports for any signs of a setback, and be ready during the early season games to change our position on Stafford and this passing game if he struggles to make throws that he is usually able to make.

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  Rams | Jalen Ramsey won't go on PUP    Sun Jul 24, 06:28 PM

Los Angeles Rams CB Jalen Ramsey (shoulder) won't start training camp on the Active/Physically Unable to Perform list, head coach Sean McVay said on Sunday, July 24. McVay noted that the Rams originally intended to put him on the list, but Ramsey was cleared by doctors to do 'above the neck' drills. Ramsey is recovering from offseason shoulder surgery.

Footballguys view: We'll watch for setbacks or any sign that Ramsey's shoulder isn't right, but take this as a good sign that Ramsey will be ready for Week 1, when the Rams face Josh Allen, Stefon Diggs, and the Bills.

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  Rams | Kyren Williams sheds walking boot    Sun Jul 24, 06:23 PM

Los Angeles Rams RB Kyren Williams (foot) is no longer in a walking boot and could be ready to practice by Week 3 of the preseason, head coach Sean McVay said on Sunday, July 24.

Footballguys view: This is good news for the prospects of Williams being on the Week 1 roster, but the missed time will make it harder for him to challenge Darrell Henderson for playing time, and it could make the chances of Jake Funk and/or Xavier Jones making the team higher if the Rams don't think Williams is ready to play when the season opens.

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  Rams | Warren Jackson opens camp on PUP    Sun Jul 24, 04:51 PM

Los Angeles Rams WR Warren Jackson (undisclosed) was placed on Active/Physically Unable to Perform list on Sunday, July 24.

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  Rams | WR Jefferson '100 Percent Healthy'    Sat Jul 23, 03:57 PM

Jourdan Rodrigue, from The Athletic, reports Los Angeles Rams WR Van Jefferson is "100 percent healthy" and cleared for year three after getting a cleanup procedure on the knee problem that bothered him late in 2021.

Footballguys view: Jefferson played with this minor knee problem late last season and in the playoff run to the Super Bowl. With Allen Robinson and Cooper Kupp, Jefferson should work as the no.3 receiver for the Rams this season. If/when the team signs free agent Odell Beckham Jr then Jefferson could likely drop down the depth chart one spot. From a fantasy perspective, Jefferson is a WR4/deep flex option.

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  Rams | Van Jefferson played through knee injury    Sat Jul 23, 03:42 PM

Los Angeles Rams WR Van Jefferson says he played through a knee injury late in the 2021 season and had a minor procedure done this offseason to fix it but is '100 percent healthy' and ready to go for the 2022 campaign.

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  Rams | Luis Perez reunites with Rams    Sat Jul 23, 02:28 PM

Free-agent QB Luis Perez signed an undisclosed contract with the Los Angeles Rams on Saturday, July 23.

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  Rams | Travin Howard set for surgery    Sat Jul 23, 02:25 PM

Los Angeles Rams LB Travin Howard (groin) will have core muscle surgery this week, per sources on Saturday, July 23. Howard still has a chance to be ready for the start of the season.

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  Rams | Brian Allen ready for training camp    Sat Jul 23, 01:53 PM

Los Angeles Rams C Brian Allen (knee) says he's healthy and ready for training camp after sitting out organized team activities out of precaution for his knee.

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  Rams | Travin Howard injury update    Fri Jul 22, 08:37 PM

Updating a previous report, Los Angeles Rams LB Travin Howard (groin) will be placed on the Active/Physically Unable to Perform list because of a groin injury he suffered during the offseason, according to head coach Sean McVay.

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  Rams | Four to start camp on PUP list    Fri Jul 22, 06:02 PM

Los Angeles Rams CB Jalen Ramsey (undisclosed), LB Travin Howard (undisclosed), S Quentin Lake (undisclosed) and RB Kyren Williams (undisclosed) will start training camp on the Active/Physically Unable to Perform list.

Footballguys view: Williams had questions about his long speed coming out of Notre Dame. He's a gifted runner and receiver out of the backfield who could eventually win a role as a reserve back. Williams broke his foot in rookie minicamp and could be facing a redshirt season in 2022.

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  Rams | Matthew Stafford ready for practice    Fri Jul 22, 05:04 PM

Los Angeles Rams QB Matthew Stafford (elbow) is feeling good and will be ready to practice at the start of training camp, according to head coach Sean McVay.

Footballguys view: Stafford had injections in his elbow this offseason to manage the injury. It's a concern to be sure, but it sounds like Stafford has things under control. He did not throw during OTAs to rest his arm, but reports indicate he will definitely be throwing to begin training camp. We like him in the 9-12 range for fantasy quarterbacks this season, and Stafford has said he has a better understanding of the offense heading into year two with the Rams.

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  Rams | Travin Howard could miss significant time    Fri Jul 22, 04:40 PM

Los Angeles Rams LB Travin Howard (groin) recently suffered a groin injury while training offsite that may require surgery, according to head coach Sean McVay.

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  Rams | Bobby Brown III receives six-game ban    Mon Jul 18, 03:37 PM

Los Angeles Rams DL Bobby Brown III was suspended without pay for the first six games of the 2022 season for violating the league's policy on performance-enhancing substances Monday, July 18.

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  Rams | Bobby Wagner expecting big year    Sat Jul 16, 10:17 PM

Los Angeles Rams LB Bobby Wagner said he expects to thrive in his first year in the Los Angeles defense. 'I think that I'm in a better position to make plays and I think I'm going to have more opportunities to do some of the things that I was doing early on in my career,' Wagner said.

Footballguys view: The Seahawks had to let Wagner go after he put together as good a career as any Seahawks linebacker in the history of the franchise, if not better. The five-year, $50 million contract he signed in Los Angeles was reasonable for a player who hasn't declined significantly. He fills a spot that has long been an issue in the otherwise stacked Rams defense.

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  Rams | Good news for Tyler Higbee    Sat Jul 16, 11:34 AM

Los Angeles Rams TE Tyler Higbee (knee) is expected to be fully cleared from the knee injury that he suffered in last season's NFC Championship Game by the start of the regular season, if not sooner.

Footballguys view: We should see the Rams take it easy on Higbee through training camp. In fact, we'd be surprised if we see him in the preseason at all. Higbee did participate in some on-field activities during OTAs, so it's no surprise he's on track to be ready for Week 1. Last year, Higbee finished as the no.14 tight end (in standard scoring leagues) and we've got him projected in a similar spot this season.

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  Rams | QB Stafford Has Better Understanding    Fri Jul 8, 01:55 PM

Stu Jackson, from TheRams.com, reports Los Angeles Rams QB Matthew Stafford has a better understanding of the Rams offense than he did in 2021.

Footballguys view: The Shanahan offense that Sean McVay runs with the Rams is one of the most complex in the league. It's not only the language of the offense, it's the fact that various terms can mean something completely different based on the personnel placed on the field. Now that Stafford is more comfortable in the nuances of the offense, he should be able to make it even more of a high-powered unit than it was last year when the Rams won the Super Bowl. Stafford is currently going off the board at QB9 (7.02) in 12-team PPR leagues.

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  Rams | Inaccurate throws foiled Allen Robinson last year    Thu Jul 7, 11:38 PM

Los Angeles Rams WR Allen Robinson was thrown a catchable ball on only 46 of his 67 targets in 2021 as a member of the Chicago Bears, according to Sports Info Solutions. The resulting catch percentage of 68.7 was the seventh-lowest mark of any receiver with at least 50 targets last year.

Footballguys view: Robinson has never played with a quarterback like Matthew Stafford. For the entirety of his career, Robinson has had to perform with substandard quarterback play. That won't be the case in 2022, and it's why we're excited about his prospects this season. His current ADP is WR29 (6.10) in 12-team PPR leagues. Even with WR Cooper Kupp there as a WR1, Robinson could post career-best numbers as a WR2 in 2022.

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  Rams | WR Atwell Making a Positive Impression    Tue Jul 5, 01:26 PM

Sarah Barshop, from ESPN.com, reports Los Angeles Rams WR Tutu Atwell has been a standout for the team this offseason during workouts and mandatory minicamp.

Footballguys view: Atwell, a second-round pick in the 2021 NFL draft, is still buried on the depth chart for the Rams. He's currently behind Allen Robinson, Cooper Kupp, and Van Jefferson in the pecking order. Atwell could further be pushed down if/when the Rams bring back WR Odell Beckham Jr. This is a nice report for dynasty GMs to monitor as Atwell works to further impress in his second pro season.

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  Rams | Matthew Stafford tops in red zone last season    Thu Jun 30, 03:44 PM

Los Angeles Rams QB Matthew Stafford posted a league-high 32 touchdowns versus only one interception inside the 20 last season, according to Pro Football Reference.

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  Rams | Cautious approach with Tyler Higbee    Sat Jun 25, 10:21 PM

Los Angeles Rams TE Tyler Higbee (knee) said the Rams plans to bring him along slowly, 'knowing we have some time before the season.'

Footballguys view: Higbee had surgery after his injury in the NFC Championship game and missed the Super Bowl. He's cheap in redraft leagues for a proven tight end in a great offense, but that's because he wasn't consistent or even that explosive in fantasy leagues last year in the same situation. He's a better late round pick in best ball than redraft right now and could get off to a slow start with the team's cautious approach to his recovery.

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  Rams | RB Akers is '100 Percent'    Wed Jun 22, 03:51 PM

Jourdan Rodrigue, from The Athletic, reports Los Angeles Rams RB Cam Akers told him that he's '100 percent' during the team's recent minicamp.

Footballguys view: Not only is Akers fully recovered from the Achilles' injury he suffered last year (then rushed back for the playoffs), but there are reports of him being used more in the passing game this season. Fantasy GMs can get Akers currently at RB25 (5.06) in 12-team PPR leagues, but that could change if he gets more positive buzz during training camp. Darrell Henderson will backup Akers once again in 2022, and he's currently at RB39 (8.12).

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  Rams | Jalen Ramsey injury update    Tue Jun 21, 10:57 PM

Updating a previous report, Los Angeles Rams CB Jalen Ramsey (shoulder) had surgery on Tuesday, June 21, to repair an acromioclavicular joint injury, according to a source. Ramsey is expected to be ready by the start of the season.

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  Rams | Jalen Ramsey had shoulder surgery    Tue Jun 21, 10:06 PM

Los Angeles Rams CB Jalen Ramsey (shoulder) underwent surgery for an unspecified shoulder injury on Tuesday, June 22, according to a source. He is expected to be ready for the start of the season.

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  Rams | OBJ could be out until November    Mon Jun 20, 12:05 PM

Free-agent WR Odell Beckham Jr. (knee) might not be a full-go until October or November as he continues to recover from a torn anterior cruciate ligament, teams are telling ESPN's Jeremy Fowler. 'But Beckham could take his time here because talking to teams, they don't expect Beckham to be healthy until October or maybe even November, as far as 'full-go' back from that ACL,' Fowler said. 'So Beckham can take his time, maybe even wait until the first couple of weeks of the season, see who's hot, who needs a receiver. He will likely go to a contender.'

Footballguys view: The Rams seem like the most likely destination for Beckham when he gets a new contract. The team knows his timetable and knows how he fits in with their offense. In an interview with The Athletic, Rams COO Kevin Demoff said the team is optimistic that they can get a deal done.

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  Rams | Allen Robinson impressing    Mon Jun 20, 10:24 AM

Los Angeles Rams WR Allen Robinson has impressed QB Matthew Stafford with his production growth in the offense thus far. 'I've been very, very impressed with his ability to grasp our offense, his role in our offense,' Stafford said. 'His understanding, even when he might miss something or mess something up, the reason is so sound on why he did something - he heard this and thought that, and I'm like, 'That's a great thought.' It's really productive growth for him in our offense. '

Footballguys view: Robinson gets to play with the best quarterback he's ever had in his pro career. He will serve as the team's no.2 receiver opposite of Cooper Kupp, and Robinson has low-end WR1 upside for Fantasy GMs with his new team. His current ADP of WR32 (7.02) in 12-team PPR leagues won't be like that forever, and he should ascend into WR2 range during fantasy drafts in August.

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  Rams | LAR signs two players    Wed Jun 15, 02:04 PM

Free-agent TE Jared Pinkney (Lions) and RB A.J. Rose (Vikings) were signed to undisclosed contracts by the Los Angeles Rams on Wednesday, June 15.

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  Rams | Optimistic About Deal with WR Beckham    Tue Jun 14, 03:50 PM

In an interview with The Athletic, Rams COO Kevin Demoff said the team is optimistic that they can get a deal done with Odell Beckham Jr. "If we didn't have a salary cap, we could've signed Odell months ago and would've loved to," Demoff said. "Is it a multi-year deal, is it a one-year deal? All kinds of variables that come into Odell. The one variable that hasn't changed is how much we love him and want him to be here. I think he's expressed, over social, his desire to be here. Am I optimistic we can get a deal done over time? Yes."

Footballguys view: Beckham has not generated much interest on the open market, in part because he's recovering from the ACL injury he suffered in the Super Bowl with the Rams. It sounds like they'll be ready to bring him back at the right time. Reports from earlier this offseason indicated Beckham will not be ready for the start of the regular season. That means starting on the PUP list is most likely for the veteran receiver when he's signed by a team...likely the Rams.

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  Rams | Travin Howard back with LA Rams    Tue Jun 14, 01:12 PM

Free-agent LB Travin Howard (Rams) agreed to terms on a one-year contract to return to the Los Angeles Rams on Tuesday, June 14.

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  Rams | Cooper Kupp contract details    Sat Jun 11, 02:18 PM

Updating a previous report, Los Angeles Rams WR Cooper Kupp's three-year, $80 million contract extension has $35 million fully guaranteed at signing and roster bonuses of $5 million in 2023, 2024 and 2026, and $7.5 million in 2025, per source. His base salaries are $10 million, $15 million, $15 million, $12.5 million and $14.85 million over the course of the next five years. The extension carries a new-money average of $26.7 million per year and lowers Kupp's 2022 cap hit from $18.6 million to $17.8 million, per Spotrac.

Footballguys view: Kupp gets a new deal, and the Rams secure his services through the 2026 season. With QB Matthew Stafford tossing him passes, Kupp should continue to be a huge part of the Rams offense and a favorite of Fantasy GMs in all formats. He's an easy call as a first-round pick in fantasy drafts, and there's a good chance if y you don't have a top-5 pick you won't get Kupp on your team.

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  Rams | Three-year extension for Cooper Kupp    Wed Jun 8, 07:30 PM

Los Angeles Rams WR Cooper Kupp agreed to terms on a three-year contract extension with the Rams Wednesday, June 8, worth around $80 million, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport and Tom Pelissero. He is now under contract through the 2026 season.

Footballguys view: Kupp now makes around $22 million per year, and he's one of the highest paid wide receivers in the NFL with this new deal. He is a no-brainer WR1 for Fantasy GMs and a huge part of the Rams passing game.

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  Rams | Cooper Kupp makes progress in extension talks    Wed Jun 8, 06:49 PM

Los Angeles Rams WR Cooper Kupp has made significant progress in contract extension talks with the Rams on a possible three-year deal that could be worth around $25 million per season, according to sources.

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  Rams | Matthew Stafford will be ready to throw    Wed Jun 8, 05:58 PM

Los Angeles Rams QB Matthew Stafford (elbow) said he will be able to start throwing again before the start of training camp.

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  Rams | Travin Howard let go    Wed Jun 8, 03:58 PM

Los Angeles Rams LB Travin Howard was waived Wednesday, June 8.

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