Joe Barksdale

Rams, Chargers players are learning about life in the big city since moving to L.A.

Rams, Chargers players are learning about life in the big city since moving to L.A.

Traffic. Traffic. Traffic.

It’s a hot topic among Angelenos, including the Rams and the Chargers.

“It lives up to all the hype,” Rams punter Johnny Hekker says.

It’s been 17 months since the Rams moved more than 1,800 miles from St. Louis to Los Angeles — and then bounced from Oxnard to Irvine, before planting roots in Thousand Oaks. They’re sharing laughs about the unexpected experiences of their first year, and finally, they’re settling in — on the field, and with their families.

“It’s 10 times better this year,” linebacker Alec Ogletree says. “You’re not worried about where your kids are going to go to school or where you’re going to live at.”

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