Midseason power-rankings: Yes, the Rams are No. 1 | The Ringer
Eight weeks into the season, L.A. has shown no signs of slowing down. But as the rest of the league sorts itself out, plenty of other teams have started looking to the playoffs … or looking ahead to next year’s draft.
With the 2018 NFL season at its midpoint, our analysts revisit/revise their preseason award winners, playoff predictions and Super Bowl picks.
Midseason all-pro team | NFL Network
Eight weeks into the 2018 NFL campaign, here is my Midseason All-Pro Team, comprised of first-half studs who have made a significant impact at their position thus far.
2018 midseason awards, Super Bowl picks | CBS Sports
The CBS NFL staff takes another crack at predicting the Super Bowl champs and award winners for the 2018 season
Why isn’t the Rams defense better than it is? | SB Nation
Among teams with elite offenses, the Los Angeles defense is fine. But if we’re looking for fatal flaws in the league’s last unbeaten team, it starts on that side of the ball.
Gurley Is Amazing, Incredible, Unforgettable, but He’s Not MVP | Bleacher Report
It’s almost impossible to watch the Rams shred the NFL and not be impressed, if not stunned. They are wrecking the sport, and one of the big reasons why is running back Todd Gurley.
Can the Rams complete an undefeated season? | Chicago Tribune
It’s not ridiculous to contemplate the possibility of an unbeaten season for the Los Angeles Rams.
If Saints get the No. 1 seed, they will have earned it | Pro Football Talk
Yes, the winner of Sunday’s showdown between the Rams and Saints will have the inside track to the No. 1 seed in the NFC. But both teams will have plenty more work to do to secure the first seed and/or a bye.
Never mind the 24-hour rule. The Saints might want to roll with a 24-minute rule. That’s what a matchup against the undefeated Rams can do for a team riding the high of a statement victory on Sunday night in their personal house of horrors.
Best offseason moves of 2018 | Pro Football Focus
The 2018 free agency class was billed as one of the weakest in recent memory. So far, that’s proven to be fairly prescient. The PFF team keyed on the six big impact offseason acquisitions through the first eight weeks of the season, and of them, two were acquired via trade and two others were cut by their old teams. Let’s break down the most impactful offseason acquisitions this season.
Despite facing many double team blocks, Donald still dominates | Rams’ official site
Defensive tackle Aaron Donald leads the league with 10.0 sacks so far in 2018. Donald is also seeing more double-team blocks than any other of the league’s sack leaders by a significant margin.
Talib’s absence has been felt, on and off the field, even as the Rams have won eight straight games.
Todd Gurley is touted as an MVP contender. Jared Goff ranks among the top QBs in yardage and TD throws. Sean McVay already owns one NFL Coach of the Year award.
Rams mid-season report card for every position | Rams Wire
With eight weeks in the books, we’ve graded every position for the Rams thus far. It’s our midseason report card.
4 grades for the LA Rams for the first half of 2018 | Ramblin Fan
The Los Angeles Rams own the best record in the National Football League at 8-0, but what kind of grades do they earn for the first half of 2018?
Here are four reasons why the Los Angeles Rams will suffer their first loss of the 2018 season in Week 9 against the New Orleans Saints.
4 biggest causes for concern vs. Saints | Rams Wire
Despite now being favored in Vegas, this won’t be an easy game for Los Angeles. Here are their four biggest concerns in Week 9.