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, June 4 about your Los Angeles Rams.
Four Rams were named to Sports Illustrated’s ‘All-Slow Team’ — a roster built of players who posted a 40-yard-dash time that was .05 seconds slower than the position average at their respective combine. Right tackle Rob Havenstein is the Rams offensive representation on the “slow” squad. He is joined by cornerback Marcus Peters, safety John Johnson, and defensive tackle Michael Brockers on defense.
Despite their 40 times, each has become a successful pro.
For the full All-Slow team and more on each Ram, click here.
Bleacher Report’s Kristopher Knox compiled a list of the biggest risks each team is taking in 2019, and for the Rams he points to the trenches.
Knox says the Rams might be approaching the 2019 campaign with too little experience on the offensive line. He also raises concerns about replacing defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh.
Here’s what Knox had to say about replacing left guard Rodger Saffold and center John Sullivan:
“Saffold is one of the league's most underrated offensive linemen; he was named a second-team All-Pro in 2017. He opened holes in the running game and helped keep Jared Goff clean in the pocket. Center John Sullivan is also gone, which means Los Angeles will rely on two new starters on the offensive line.”
For each NFL team’s biggest risk headed into 2019, click here.
2019 TRAVEL MILES
The Rams will cover some serious ground in 2019, trailing only the Raiders in travel miles, who will also play an international game in London next season.
The Rams are currently slated for 29,974 miles of travel in year three under head coach Sean McVay. Here’s a look at the top-10 mile totals for 2019. (Road games where team travels more than 2,000 miles in parentheses)
1. Raiders: 32,023* (1)
2. Rams: 29,974* (3)
3. Chargers: 28,262** (2)
4. Seahawks: 27,484 (5)
5. 49ers: 25,512 (4)
6. Buccaneers: 24,532* (2)
7. Jaguars: 22,508* (1)
8. Panthers: 22,008* (1)
9. Cardinals: 21,774
10. Texans: 21,368* (1)
For the complete list of travel miles for 2019, click here.
TRAINING CAMP HATS
USA Today’s Cameron DaSilva shared a first look at the Rams’ four hats to hit shelves for next month’s training camp.