Rams Video: Johnny Hekker & Cooper Kupp Join L.A. Teams In Thanking Essential Workers Amid Coronavirus Pandemic
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The Los Angeles Rams have had to take unprecedented action this offseason in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Fortunately, they have been able to navigate through uncharted waters, most notably with the remote 2020 NFL Draft. The Rams are certainly confident that they re much better off heading into the 2020 NFL season than they were at the beginning of the offseason when the events initially unfolded.

Unfortunately, not everyone has had the luxury of being able to work from home during these trying times. Los Angeles has since made sure that the efforts of those helping to curve the ongoing pandemic.

Rams wide receiver Cooper Kupp and punter Johnny Hekker helped thank essential workers on behalf of the Rams along with all the other sports teams in L.A., via the Rams’ official Twitter:

The situation certainly hits close to home for the Rams after it was revealed that one of their own in center Brian Allen tested positive for COVID-19. Fortunately, players have once again made sure to do their part when it comes to providing assistance in a time of crisis. Quarterback Jared Goff and left tackle Andrew Whitworth paired up to help the L.A. Regional Food Bank provide two million meals to the local community by kickstarting the “Te’LA’thon,” on KABC with a $250,000 donation.

Meanwhile, cornerback Troy Hill also got in the Easter spirit when he gifted baskets containing cleaning supplies, grocery gift cards, and even an iPad to help the kids keep up with school.

There has been plenty of speculation regarding a potential return to action for sports as fans and players alike anxiously wait out the pandemic. Regardless, it is important to remember that public safety is a top priority and it is important to be mindful of those that are risking their lives in order to help bring a return to normalcy.