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2017 Schedule
4-12, 3rd in NFC West

Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer 

Among the eight West teams from 2012 to '16, the Rams, under GM Les Snead, have had the third-most draft picks, and those picks have accumulated the second-highest weighted career approximate value (AV), per Pro Football Reference. Here's a look ... Seahawks: 48 picks, 372 AV; Rams: 43 picks, 360 AV; Chiefs: 40 picks, 297 AV; Raiders: 41 picks, 287 AV; Cardinals: 36 picks, 275 AV; Broncos: 37 picks, 236 AV; Chargers: 32 picks, 231 AV; 49ers: 51 picks, 202 AV.

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Best mid-round prospect fit: Ethan Pocic

Almost any interior offensive lineman who could step in and start right away would be a fit for the Rams. Pocic is especially intriguing for his ability to play guard or center.

Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer 

Rams coach Sean McVay told reporters from Thousand Oaks that basically everyone was present for the start of the voluntary minicamp on Tuesday. Linebacker Mark Barron (shoulder) and safety Maurice Alexander (hip) did not participate, but McVay called it precautionary. This was McVay's first time on the field with his new team. "You're quickly reminded why you love coaching so much."

Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer 

The Rams are hosting a draft party from the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica on Saturday, from 11 to 3. On Friday, Jack Youngblood will announce their second-round pick and Steven Jackson will announce their third rounder from Philly. Vince Ferragamo and Jackie Slater will announce picks from Day 3.

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Best reunion games of 2017 NFL season

One week after Sean McVay makes his NFL head coaching debut, he'll welcome his former employer to the Coliseum.

Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer 

Dates, times for Rams preseason games (PT): Aug. 12, 6 pm vs the Cowboys; Aug. 26, 5 pm vs the Chargers; Aug. 31, 4 pm at the Packers. Week 2 at Raiders is still TBD.

Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer 

Guard Tre' Jackson, claimed by the Rams a couple of days ago, failed his physical and has been waived. The Boston Globe reports that it was the result of a bad knee; probably the same one that prompted him to spend all of last season on the Patriots' PUP list. Jackson will venture back onto the waiver wire.

Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer 

Last year, Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum had two instances with USC and the Rams on back-to-back days. This year, it has three: Sept. 9-10, Sept. 16-17, Oct. 7-8.

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2017 Los Angeles Rams game-by-game predictions

Sean McVay takes over in Los Angeles, looking to end the Rams' run of 10 straight losing seasons. Will starting at home and facing the AFC South help?

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Who will run L.A.: Rams or Chargers?

Which NFL team will have a bigger fan base, Rams or Chargers? Plus, The Kamenetzky's comment on Aaron Hernandez's case, the Rams schedule and wonder if the organization will tank for Sam Darnold.

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As usual, teams out west will carry the biggest travel burdens this season, with the Raiders leading the way. That said, the Dolphins, who have a Week 4 "home" game in London, aren't too far off.

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Week 2 of the NFL season will be circled in red ink on a lot of calendars, as three head coaches and two prominent players who changed squads this offseason will face their former teams for the first time.

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6dKevin Seifert

Schedule winners and losers: Oddities in L.A.

As the Rams and Chargers battle for L.A.'s heart, the NFL won't make it easy for fans to choose. The teams will have home games kicking off at the same time on three different occasions in 2017.

Team Stats

Passing Yards184.431st
Rushing Yards78.331st
Points For14.032nd
Points Against24.623rd

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