This offseason, theRams.com will be taking a look around the internet for the top Rams headlines of the day. Here’s a look at what’s out there for Thursday, May 10th about your Los Angeles Rams:
Rams Listed as One of NFL’s Top-10 Offenses:
Judging the effectiveness of an NFL offense is a difficult science. Units can be measured by total yards recorded, drive success rate, weighted offensive metrics, and conventional team stats, among many other tools.
Fortunately for fans across the U.S. the NFL.com is making things easy by examining the hierarchy of NFL offenses now that free agency and the draft are giving way to OTA’s and minicamps.
The Los Angeles Rams start the offseason listed as the No. 8 offense in the league.
8) Los Angeles Rams
Quarterback: B | Jared Goff, Sean Mannion, Brandon Allen
Backfield: A- | Todd Gurley, Malcolm Brown, Justin Davis, John Kelly, Sam Rogers
Receiving corps: B | Brandin Cooks, Robert Woods, Cooper Kupp, Josh Reynolds, Pharoh Cooper, Mike Thomas, Tyler Higbee (TE), Gerald Everett (TE)
Offensive line: B | Andrew Whitworth, Rodger Saffold, John Sullivan, Jamon Brown, Rob Havenstein, Joseph Noteboom, Austin Blythe, Brian Allen, Darrell Williams, Jamil Demby
Why the Rams Lean So Heavily on the Senior Bowl
From 2017 to 2018, the Rams have drafted nine players who took part in the Senior Bowl. The number is tied with the Bills for the most in the NFL during that time frame.
Some of these players include wide receiver Cooper Kupp and tight end Gerald Everett — who both played significant roles in the team’s success last season — as well as newcomers like offensive tackle Joseph Noteboom and outside linebacker Ogbonnia Okoronkwo.
For Los Angeles, the Senior Bowl represents one of college football’s premier showcases allowing NFL scouts to take an extended look at high end prospects competing against one another.
And this week, ESPN.com’s Alden Gonzalez is taking an extended look of his own, analyzing why the Rams have leaned so heavily on the Bowl game over the past two years.
Read Gonzalez’ full article by clicking here.