Each weekday, theRams.com will be taking a look around the internet for the top Rams headlines of the day. Here's a look at what's out there for Tuesday, February 26th about your Los Angeles Rams.
POSITION TO WATCH AT COMBINE
The 2019 NFL Scouting Combine kicks off on Tuesday in Indianapolis and ESPN's NFL Nation reporters have picked a position to watch for their respective team.
For the Rams, Lindsey Thiry says to keep an eye on edge rushers at the combine, especially considering what the Los Angeles defense could lose in free agency.
Edge rusher - "Though the pass rush was dynamic at times, the Rams were unable to create consistent pressure from the edge last season despite acquiring outside linebacker Dante Fowler Jr. at the trade deadline. Fowler is now a pending unrestricted free agent, as is Matt Longacre, whom Fowler replaced. Opposite of Fowler was Samson Ebukam, a second-year pro and first-year starter, and after he produced three sacks in 18 starts, including the playoffs, it's uncertain whether he is a long-term solution."
More positions to watch: CB, S, OL
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ROB'S RUN BLOCKING
Pro Football Focus gave fourth-year right tackle Rob Havenstein the highest run blocking grade among all offensive linemen in 2018.
Havenstein's offensive line took home the Built Ford Tough Offensive Line of the Year award at the 2019 NFL Honors earlier this month.
ANDERSON JOINS SCHEFTER
Running back C.J. Anderson sat down with ESPN's Adam Schefter on The Adam Schefter Podcast on Monday.
Anderson, a pending free agent, talked with Schefter about upcoming free agency, his playoff run with the Rams alongside running back Todd Gurley, and more.
GOFF REACTS TO WHIT'S RETURN
A few days after the Rams' 13-3 loss to the Patriots in Super Bowl LIII, quarterback Jared Goff was candid when asked about the possible retirement of his veteran left tackle Andrew Whitworth.
"Yeah, I would love to have them both back," Goff said of Whitworth and pending free agent left guard Rodger Saffold. "They're both tremendous players. Guys that have been huge for us up front, leadership every day in meetings, everything, they've been so big for us."
On Tuesday morning Whitworth tweeted that he'd be returning for the 2019 season, and his signal caller was pleased.