Ramblin’ Fans’ “Humpday” Morning Links: Training Camp Previews, Trick-Shot Videos, And Recapping The Win Over The Redskins


The most ‘Murican holiday of the calendar year is quickly approaching, which might provide a brief respite from the latter half of the week. Fireworks, grills, family and friends, what more could you ask for? So, on this lovely 4th of July Eve, here is some of the best content from the week you might have missed…

2013 NFL training camp preview: St. Louis Rams

With training camp dates set, the only thing left to do is speculate and preview the battles that will inevitably rage once the pads go on. However, in case you have been hibernating all spring/summer, here is CBS Sports’ in-depth take on the St. Louis Rams in 2013.

 St. Louis Rams specialists put together kicking trick-shot video

Aside from a handful of shanked punts last season, Johnny Hekker clearly established himself as one of the “fan favorites,” especially among the rookies. Between his interactions with fans on Twitter and clever drawings, what more could the sophomore punter do to win over Rams Nation? How about a trick-shot video?

Fantasy Football: Will Jared Cook Find the Right Recipe with the Rams?

My personal philosophy with fantasy, at least with drafting tight ends, has always been to look for the player that will see wide receiver-type targets in the passing game. More targets = more opportunities = more yards and touchdowns = more points. Bleacher Report lays out their rationale behind marking Jared Cook as potential starting on any fantasy roster.

Revisited, Week 2: Fast start, frustrating end to Redskins vs. Rams

Sometimes, in order to get a more realistic viewpoint on a situation you have to look at it from differing points-of-view. In this link, the Washington Post looks back at the Redskins’ Week 2 loss to the St. Louis Rams, giving their quarter-by-quarter breakdown of, what they deem, the most important plays of the game. Take a look, Rams Nation, and open your eye to the other side…

 Rams’ Community Work Puts Future Fan at Forefront

On the field, the St. Louis Rams’ players and front office have clearly made an effort over the last few season to truly bring the fans back into the Dome. However, 101 Sports: St. Louis tells you what these guys are doing off the field to ensure that the EJD is packed well into the future…