OXNARD, CA - MAY 06:  Jared Goff #16 of the Los Angeles Rams comes off the field before the start of a Los Angeles Rams rookie camp on May 06, 2016 in Oxnard, California.  (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Report: Jared Goff has ‘a long way to go’

It’s one thing to hear that Case Keenum will enter training camp as the Rams’ starting quarterback. Just about every rookie quarterback faces a learning curve, even a No. 1 overall pick like Jared Goff. Much more sobering for Rams fans is the report from NFL Media analyst Steve Wyche that Jared Goff “is nowhere […]

OAKLAND, CA - DECEMBER 21:  Derek Carr #4 of the Oakland Raiders celebrates a touchdown in the fourth quarter against the Buffalo Bills at O.co Coliseum on December 21, 2014 in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Five NFL teams that improved during the 2016 offseason

Rex Ryan can claim that the Bills are the NFL’s 2016 offseason champions, but since pads aren’t worn during the offseason, that hollow title is up for debate. Offseason activities across the league ended Thursday with 25 teams wrapping up their mandatory minicamps. The other seven teams finished last week. So now we can look back at free […]

OXNARD, CA - MAY 06:  Jared Goff #16 of the Los Angeles Rams throws during a Los Angeles Rams rookie camp on May 06, 2016 in Oxnard, California.  (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Jared Goff rides Quidditch broom

The first pick in the 2016 NFL Draft is preparing to ride into the upcoming season on…a broomstick. No, really. Los Angeles Rams rookie quarterback Jared Goff was pictured recently with a green screen behind him riding a Quidditch broom. Jared Goff rode a Quidditch broom. Go Rams? pic.twitter.com/q7AbV6nMjL — Dr Cork Gaines (@CorkGaines)

CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 28: Roger Goodell announces a draft pick during the 2016 NFL Draft at the Auditorium Theater on April 28, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Roger Goodell jokes about ‘death’ after being hacked

The NFL’s Twitter account was hacked on Tuesday afternoon, and it was “reported” that NFL commissioner Roger Goodell had died. He didn’t, though. It didn’t take long for news to surface that the commish was alive and well, and that the league’s account had been hacked. Goodell was supposedly playing golf with HOF quarterback Jim […]

CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 28:  NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell speaks during the first round of the 2016 NFL Draft at the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University on April 28, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Jon Durr/Getty Images)

NFL’s Twitter account hacked, fakes Roger Goodell’s death

Everyone’s getting hacked these days. Folks can no longer give an eye roll when an NFL player claims one of his social media accounts got hacked. Why? Tuesday it happened to the NFL in epic fashion. A prankster got ahold of the account one way or another and spoofed the death of commissioner Roger Goodell: […]

CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 28:  NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell speaks during the first round of the 2016 NFL Draft at the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University on April 28, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Jon Durr/Getty Images)

NFL’s Twitter account hacked, fakes Roger Goodell’s death

Everyone’s getting hacked these days. Folks can no longer give an eye roll when an NFL player claims one of his social media accounts got hacked. Why? Tuesday it happened to the NFL in epic fashion. A prankster got ahold of the account one way or another and spoofed the death of commissioner Roger Goodell: […]

LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 06:  Jared Goff #16 of the Los Angeles Rams tosses a football to manager Dave Roberts #30 prior to throwing out a ceremonial first pitch before the game against the Colorado Rockies at Dodger Stadium on June 6, 2016 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Jared Goff, Yasiel Puig at Dodger Stadium

Yasiel Puig welcomed Jared Goff to Los Angeles when the two hung out at Dodger Stadium on Monday. Puig honored his word when he said he’d show Goff around L.A. after the Rams drafted the quarterback. This came after Goff joked that he hoped Puig would get hit by a fastball in his ribs.

NEW ORLEANS, LA - NOVEMBER 01:  Drew Brees #9 of the New Orleans Saints reacts to a touchdown during the third quarter of a game against the New York Giants at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on November 1, 2015 in New Orleans, Louisiana.  (Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images)

Predicting the NFL’s next big contract extensions

Over the past week, Jacksonville Jaguars receiver Allen Hurns and Minnesota Vikings safety Harrison Smith cashed in with huge contract extensions. Hurns, a former undrafted free agent, signed a four-year, $40 million deal, while Smith became the league’s highest paid safety with a five-year, $51.2 million extension. The pair won’t be the last to sign […]

OXNARD, CA - MAY 06:  Jared Goff #16 of the Los Angeles Rams throws during a Los Angeles Rams rookie camp on May 06, 2016 in Oxnard, California.  (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Jared Goff says he’s learning fast

So far, so good for Jared Goff. There’s a long way to go before we know just how good the Rams quarterback will be, but after his second organized team activity session Wednesday he told the team’s website that he feels like he’s learning quickly. “I’m picking it up at a pretty good pace, I […]

ST. LOUIS, MO - DECEMBER 17: Tavon Austin #11 of the St. Louis Rams adjusts his helmet prior to a game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at the Edward Jones Dome on December 17, 2015 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Michael B. Thomas/Getty Images)

Jeff Fisher says Tavon Austin could catch 100 passes in 2016

Tavon Austin will be a star in L.A. if he meets Jeff Fisher’s lofty expectations. Austin caught a career-high 52 passes in 2015, but the Rams head coach told the team’s website that if opposing defenses focus on stopping running back Todd Gurley it would give Austin a chance to double that reception total in 2016. […]

MIAMI GARDENS, FL - DECEMBER 27: T.Y. Hilton #13 of the Indianapolis Colts is chased by Kelvin Sheppard #52 of the Miami Dolphins during the second quarter of the game at Sun Life Stadium on December 27, 2015 in Miami Gardens, Florida.  (Photo by Rob Foldy/Getty Images)

Eight takeaways from NFL OTAs

The 2016 NFL season is fast approaching and organized team activities are in full swing. Thirty-one teams held OTA sessions this week. The Rams begin theirs on May 31. These practices aren’t in pads, so there’s only so much that can be taken from them. But it’s the first time the rookies and veterans are […]

NEW ORLEANS, LA - JANUARY 01:  Laquon Treadwell #1 of the Mississippi Rebels celebrates scoring a 14-yard touchdown against the Oklahoma State Cowboys during the fourth quarter of the Allstate Sugar Bowl at Mercedes-Benz Superdome on January 1, 2016 in New Orleans, Louisiana.  (Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images)

Eight rookies to watch during OTAs

Organized team activities, commonly known as OTAs, begin in earnest this week in the NFL. Each team is allowed 10 OTA sessions. The Cardinals, Browns, Colts, Eagles and 49ers began their OTAs last week and 26 teams begin theirs this week. The Rams start their OTAs on May 31. Rookies have had their orientation at rookie […]

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L.A. Rams release ‘Hard Knocks’ trailer

The Los Angeles Rams have a fresh start in California and HBO wants to play off that angle and show it to the rest of the world. “Hard Knocks” will be focusing on the Rams and new quarterback, Jared Goff, and it certainly looks like this year’s edition will be a bit more “Hollywood” and […]

LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 29:  Quarterback Jared Goff of the Los Angeles Rams holds up his jersey prior to a press conference to introduce him on April 29, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. Goff was the first overall pick of the 2016 NFL Draft. (Photo by Victor Decolongon/Getty Images)

Rams owner likens Jared Goff to Kurt Warner

The Los Angeles Rams are all in on Jared Goff. They have to be. After trading away most of this year’s draft picks along with some of next year’s to move up and take the former Cal quarterback with the first selection, the Rams are betting it all on Goff to be the franchise’s next […]

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