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Hello Ramily!! The wait is FINALLY over, the regular season is here and it is time for the Rams to secure their first win of the 2016 campaign. There is no better season opener then facing the San Francisco 49ers, just an hour plane ride away. I know there is a lot on the line with many contributing factors, but it all starts in Prime Time with Monday Night Football.

In my first Talking Touchdowns game preview, I take a look at who to watch and what to look out for, including:

  • The not debut of Jared Goff. The Rams’ first round draft pick is currently number three on the QB depth chart and will be inactive for the game. That’s not unusual for rookie QBs, but usually you want your number one pick that you traded the world for to start. Anyway, Case Keenum gets the nod to start after going 18-of-24 for 188 yards and a TD in his three preseason appearances.
  • The most important person on this offense – running back Todd Gurley. He averaged a second-best in the NFL 2.9 yards after contact last season. He will be up against a tough but young 49ers’ defensive front, but the Rams much-maligned offensive line seems to finally be coming together.
  • Aaron Donald and William Hayes, who will be the anchors on the defensive line, as they try to stop 49ers’ running back Carlos Hyde. They will be up against a much-improved San Francisco offensive line, but Donald and Hayes are among the league’s elite, so Hyde will have his work cut out for him.
  • How the offseason losses of Rodney McLeod and Janoris Jenkins hurt the Rams’ secondary. However, that’s a wash because the 49ers don’t have much of a receiving corps to speak of. Also, their quarterback is Blaine Gabbert.
  • And my game prediction for week one!

Thank you so much for watching!  I am so excited to continue to bring you everything Rams this season!

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Taylor Felix (Rams Fangirl)

Bringing you the latest news and commentary on the Los Angeles Rams from an LA native who loves her football!

2 Comments

  1. Great video! I am so excited for the Rams to be back in LA. I was born and raised in LA and it is so exciting to have a football team again after 20 years. I look forward to checking our your weekly previews throughout the season.

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