The Rams' return to Los Angeles has stirred a celebratory atmosphere. Fans cheered during a raucous news conference at the Forum and rushed to make deposits for season tickets.
Will they be as enthusiastic once the team starts playing?
Not if the losing continues.
"We're close," owner Stan Kroenke said. "We've got some things to do."
In St. Louis, the Rams won the Super Bowl after the 1999 season, but they have made only five playoff appearances in 21 years, the last in 2004. The Rams have not had a winning record since 2003, and they are coming off a 7-9 season.
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