St. Louis Rams


Depth Charts ¦ Offseason Review (Coming Soon!)

2012 Selections

 

1.14 DT – Michael Brockers LSU
They missed out Blackmon,Floyd, and Claiborne, but were able to acquire more picks and still fill a position of need. Brockers is still raw, but gives the Rams more help on the DL. I think they would of been better served by staying at #6 and going with Claiborne.

2.1  WR Brian Quick, Appalachian St

  • Great move for the Rams. They had nothing but a bunch of sub par WR’s on the roster, and now Quick immediately upgrades the Rams WR corps. 

2.7 CB Janoris Jenkins, N. Alabama 

  • The Rams have done a great job at addressing thier needs. There is no doubt that Jenkins has 1st round talent, but comes with some baggage. If he can keep his head on straight, this is an excellent pick. 

2.18 RB Isaiah Pead, Cincinnati 

  • I like Pead and he gives the Rams a solid returner and change of pace back for Steven Jackson, but WR is still a big need and I think someone like Rueben Randle would of made for a better pick. 

3.2 DB Trumaine Johnson,Montana

  • Rams needed secondary help, and they land Johnson who easily could of gone in round 2. Can either play CB or FS in St. Louis.

4.1 WR Chris Givens,Wake Forest

  • Rams continue to give Sam Bradford weapons. Givens is a vertical threat that has 2nd round value. Should pair nicely with Brian Quick.

5.15 OG Kevious Watkins,South Carolina

  • Finally the Rams decide to give the Sam Bradford some protection. I like Watkins alot here, and could compete for a starting job. 

6.1 K Greg Zuerlein,Missouri Western,

  • Late in the draft is when team start addressing Kickers, so you really can’t fault the Rams at this point in the draft.

7.2 OLB Aaron Brown,Hawaii

  • Brown has a great opportunity to earn a backup job for the Rams

7.45 RB Darly Richardson,Abilene Christian

  • Richardson will have a chance to make the roster as the #3 RB and as a return man

Overall Draft Grade

Needs

Pos.
OT
WR Signed Steve Smith; Tendered Danny Amendola
CB Signed Cortland Finnegan 
DT Signed Kendall Langford
OLB Signed Jo-Lonn Dunbar
(Other Potential Needs: FS,RB,C)
Neither Roger Saffold or Jason Smith has been the OT the Rams have envisioned.  Smith can’t stay healthy and Saffold might be better inside at Guard. Look for this to be the first position the Rams address this offseason. The Rams WR corps received a boost when they traded for Brandon Lloyd, but if he can’t be retained this offseason then WR becomes just as important as OT. St. Louis also needs to look for difference makers at all 3 level on the defense, most importantly at CB.
  • Released C Jason Brown and DT’s Justin Bannon and Fred Robbins
  • Released CB Ron Bartell
  • Released DE James Hall 
  • Signed C Scott Wells
  • Signed TE Matthew Muligan
  • Signed G/C Robert Turner
  • Signed QB Tom Brandstater
  • Signed DE Williams Hayes
  • Re-signed QB Kellen Clemens

2012 Free Agents

Player 2012 Team
WR-Brandon Lloyd
DT-Gary Gibson
C-Jason Brown
P-Donnie Jones
OLB-Chris Chamberlin
CB-Ronald Bartell
CB-Rod Hood
DE-James Hall
OLB-Bryan Kehl
DT-Justin Bannon
WR-Danny Amendola
RB-Cadillac Williams
WR-Mark Clayton
TE-Stephen Spach
DT-Fred Robbins
QB-Kellen Clemens
FB-Brit Miller
OLB-Brady Poppinga
DE-CJ Ah You
QB-AJ Feeley
RB-Jerious Norwood
OT-Adam Goldberg
OT-Mark LeVoir
C-Tony Wragge
OG-Jacob Bell
TE-Bill Bajema
CB-Justin King

2011 Draft

Pick Player School Season Review
1.14 DE-Robert Quinn Seemed to get better in the second half of the season. Played great towards the end (15/1) 
2.47 TE-Lance Kendricks Has some game, but needs to more consistent (15/10) 
3.78 WR-Austin Pettis Provided a little spark, is in the middle of a 4 game suspension (12/3) 
4.112 WR-Greg Salas Suffered a broken leg down the stretch, but Rams are optimistic about his skill set (6/0) 
5.158 S-Jermale Hines Released in training camp (0/0) 
7.216 CB-Mikail Baker Placed on IR, then subsequently released (0/0) 
7.228 OLB-Jabara Williams Cut and picked up by Chicago (2/0) 
7.229 DB-Jonathan Nelson Cut and picked up by Carolina (0/0)


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