s 2019 offseason2019 free agency2019 NFL DraftFull ArchiveLibrary 2019 NFL calendar2019 Rams regular season sched2019 Rams preseason schedMasthead Community Guidelines NFL Odds StubHub ✕Random Ramsdom 5 APR: Lunchtime EditionNew Custom Greg Gaines Jersey ,3commentsQB contracts and draft scenariosCDTShareTweetShareShareRandom Ramsdom 5 APR: Lunchtime EditionMatthew Emmons-USA TODAY SportsApologies for the delay today, folks. Some technical difficulties prevented me from getting these out earlier today.We’re officially in the dead period between free agency and the 2019 NFL draft, but the NFL machine never sleeps.Russell Wilson’s potential extension and why it’s important for the Rams and Jared GoffWith the no really big headlines, the mainstream media seems intent on digging into the QB market and what Russell Wilson’s potential extension means for any QB nearing the end of their contract.The most telling bit of information in either of those articles:Rams needs post-free agencyNo big surprises here. The Rams still need to replace OL Rodger Saffold as well as NT Ndamukong Suh and the pass rush will still need augmented as it has absolutely no long term solutions.Five scenarios for the Rams first 3 roundsIf you’re a fan of really digging into different scenarios for the draft Greg Gaines Los Angeles Rams Jerseys , this is a pretty good read. Also, if you’d like to put your armchair GM hat on, this is pretty nifty.Rams veteran leaders ready to get back to workLT Andrew Whitworth and WR Robert Woods are itching to get back into the action - which is excellent news for the Rams. Whitworth is known to set the example and it seems like Woods is ready to help him carry that torch.Are the San Francisco 49ers biggest threat in the NFC West?NFL network says yes, but it’s never a good idea to sleep on the Seattle Seahawks After 11 years Los Angeles Rams Jerseys Stitched , the former Ram is hanging them up." />Skip to main contentclockmenumore-arrownoyesHorizontal - WhiteTurf Show Timesa Los Angeles Rams communityLog In or Sign UpLog InSign UpSectionsLibraryMastheadCommunity GuidelinesNFL OddsStubHubMoreAll 322 blogs on Horizontal - WhiteSections 2019 offseason2019 free agency2019 NFL DraftFull ArchiveLibrary 2019 NFL calendar2019 Rams regular season sched2019 Rams preseason schedMasthead Community Guidelines NFL Odds StubHub ✕Former St. Louis Rams DE Chris Long retiresNew,78commentsAfter 11 years, the former Ram is hanging them up.CDTShareTweetShareShareFormer St. Louis Rams DE Chris Long retiresChris Long was a football player.The son of former NFL great Howie Long, Chris put together a fine career at the University of Virginia en route to being drafted second overall in the 2008 NFL Draft by the St. Louis Rams.The pick more than held up.Long played in 114 games for the Rams racking up 247 tackles and 54.5 sacks in his eight seasons in the Lou. Sadly Greg Gaines Jersey nfl draft , the team as a whole never gave Long the chance to succeed with the Rams in larger collective terms.Perhaps fittingly, Long was jettisoned as the Rams relocated to Los Angeles. The timing was right for Long to seek out the kind of environment the current Los Angeles Rams are offering talented, end-of-career veterans. And he found those environments with the New England Patriots and Philadelphia Eagles where he won Super Bowl rings, one with each.But Chris Long was more than a football player.He lived a life of charitable works that extended far beyond the football field into his Waterboys campaign to deliver clean water to parts of Africa to his efforts to raise awareness to help eliminate homelessness to becoming the first white player in the NFL to support the protests during the national anthem when he put his arm around Eagles CB Malcolm Jenkins who raised his fist just one week after the riots in Long’s hometown of Charlottesville Womens Greg Gaines Jersey , Virginia:Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty ImagesChris Long was a football player. And he was a Ram. And he was a fine one, but he was a better person. And he’s not retiring from life.Here’s to a football career but also to a better world because of it.Thanks, Chris.