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Daily Dose: Peters Listed Among NFL's 10 Best New Additions

Check out photos from Phase Two, Day Three of Rams offseason workouts.

This offseason, 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 Friday, May 4th about your Los Angeles Rams:

Peters Among NFL's 10 Best New Additions

This offseason was filled with interesting moves, including big-name trades, notable acquisitions, and several releases. In light of all the headlines surrounding this year's free agency period and NFL Draft, NFL Network analyst and former NFL quarterback David Carr is listing the 10 best new additions for 2018 — including free agents, trade acquisitions, and rookies.

The Rams new cornerback Marcus Peters, acquired in a trade with the Chiefs, is one of the top 10 additions.


Rank No. 4: Marcus Peters, CB, Rams*

Old team: Kansas City Chiefs.

Les Snead had one of the best offseasons of any general manager as he added playmaker after playmaker. Quarterbacks often avoid Peters, who was shipped to Los Angeles via trade, unless they have a better-than-average WR1 to work with. Couple this young talent with Aqib Talib, and the Rams suddenly have one of the best cornerback tandems in the league, especially when playing behind a defensive front that already included Aaron Donald and just added Ndamukong Suh. Defensive coordinator Wade Phillips must be licking his chops right now.

NFLPA Forecasts Next Group Of Top-Selling Players On New "Rising Stars" List

This week, the NFLPA released its “Rising Stars” list detailing the names of young players who are expected to be among the best merchandise sellers in 2018. As the NFLPA puts it, "The list aims to identify the next crop of players poised to have an instant impact on consumer sales and ultimately rank among top sellers of all player-identified merchandise."

Defensive tackle Aaron Donald was ranked among the Veterans, while wide receiver Brandin Cooks was named to the Familiar Faces, New Places list.

Check out the full list of names below:


Alvin Kamara, RB, New Orleans Saints
Leonard Fournette, RB, Jacksonville Jaguars
Patrick Mahomes, QB, Kansas City Chiefs
Jalen Ramsey, CB, Jacksonville Jaguars
Dalvin Cook, RB, Minnesota Vikings
Michael Thomas, WR, New Orleans Saints
Alex Collins, RB, Baltimore Ravens
Davante Adams, WR, Green Bay Packers
Aaron Donald, DT, Los Angeles Rams
Derrick Henry, RB, Tennessee Titans

Familiar Faces, New Places

Case Keenum, QB, Denver Broncos
Allen Hurns, WR, Dallas Cowboys
Brandin Cooks, WR, Los Angeles Rams
Allen Robinson, WR, Chicago Bears
Jerick McKinnon, RB, San Francisco 49ers

Check out the jersey numbers that have been assigned to the Rams' draft picks and undrafted free agents.

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