John Johnson put hoop dreams aside to go from Northwestern High to Super Bowl

John Johnson, once a standout on the basketball court at Prince George’s County’s Northwestern High School, has become a rising star at safety for the Los Angeles Rams entering Super Bowl LIII.

Rams LB Micah Kiser’s football IQ dates back to time at Gilman

Long before Micah Kiser and the Rams earned a trip to Super Bowl LIII, his advanced grasp of the mental side of the game was on display at Gilman School in Baltimore.

Former Good Counsel standout Blake Countess is ‘Swiss Army knife’ of Rams’ special teams

Blake Countess hit some bumps in the road after a standout career at Good Counsel High School, but he’s found a home on the Rams’ vaunted special teams units and is an unsung hero of the team’s run to Super Bowl LIII.

Analysis: NFL teams win more after moving

Modern NFL franchises have relocated 16 times since 1921, and in the vast majority of cases, the teams improve their record following the move, a Capital News Service analysis found.

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