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2. (57) Tutu Atwell, WR, Louisville

3. (103) Ernst Jones, LB, South Carolina

4. (117) Bobby Brown, DT, Texas A&M

4. (130 Robert Rochelle, CB, Central Arkansas

4. (141) Jacob Harris, WR, UCF

5. (174) Earnest Brown, DE, Northwestern

7. (233) Jake Funk, RB, Maryland

7. (249) Ben Skowronek, WR, Notre Dame

7. (252) Chris Garrett, DE, Concordia ST.Paul

UDFA

Alaric Jackson T Iowa

Troy Warner S Brigham Young

George Silvanic DT Air Force

Max Roberts OLB Boston College

Jordan Meredith G Western Kentucky

Paris Ford S Pittsburgh

Jeremiah Haydel WR Texas State

Brontae Harris CB Alabama-Birmingham

Landen Akers WR Iowa State

Jovan Grant S Merrimack

Apparently the Rams were all about finding a homerun hitter down the field this off season. They signed DJack, who can still run some, and punched their first pick of the draft on tiny speedster Atwell, who's actually 15lbs lighter than Jackson coming out. McVay has had success with WR's so I guess he gets the benefit of the doubt here.

 

LB Jones has talent but was consistently out of position and false stepping at South Carolina. There's upside there but he's a project. DT Brown fills a needed hole and could contribute straight away. He's a true 0 that's tough to dictate to at the los.

 

CB Rochelle is a long corner with some ability but he doesn't come near enough to make up for the losses in the secondary. UCF WR Harris is a solid mid round flier but could struggle for snaps in a crowded WR group.

 

DE Earnest Brown looks like a solid sturdy mid round pick. WR Skowronek is big target with sticky hands but has to rely on contested catches to win. RB Funk and DE Garrett are strictly practice squad material.

 

2. (56) Dee Eskridge, WR, Western Michigan

4. (137) Tre Brown, CB, Oklahoma

6. (208) Stone Forsythe, OT, Florida

UDFA

Connor Wedington WR Stanford

Bryan Mills CB North Carolina Central

Tamorrion Terry WR Florida State

Jake Curhan T California

Jon Rhattigan LB Army

Cade Johnson WR South Dakota State

B.J. Emmons, RB, Florida Atlantic

WR Eskridge is a legit burner that should open up the field and help the offense become more dynamic. Staying healthy may be his biggest obstacle.

 

CB Brown has all the tools but wasn't especially productive at Oklahoma. He's a high upside project. OT Forsythe was projected by many to go a lot higher. He's a giant with decent feet but struggles against top tier quickness.

 

A couple of UDFA WR's most considered draftable were Terry and PFF favorite Johnson. Both will have a solid opportunity to earn a role.

 

1. (3) Trey Lance, QB, North Dakota St

2. (48) Aaron Banks, OG, Notre Dame

3. (88) Trey Sermon, RB, Ohio State

3. (102) Ambry Thomas, CB, Michigan

5. (155) Jaylon Moore, OT, Western Michigan

5. (172) Deommondre Lenoir, CB, Oregon

5. (180) Talanoa Hufanga, S, USC

6. (194) Elijah Mitchell, RB, Louisiana

UDFA

Louisiana Monroe TE Josh Pederson

Ohio St. WLB Justin Hilliard

UAB WR Austin Watkins

Kansas LB Elijah Sullivan

Shanahan & Lynch paid a ransom to take a project with limited experience. QB Lance is an intriguing talent and Shanahan is arguably the best offensive coach in the league but woo boy.

 

OG Banks is a solid scheme fit but I didn't think his talent was worthy of a 2nd round pick. Time will tell. Talented RB Sermon is also a solid scheme fit and could potentially put in end to the RB by committee. As per usual with backs in this scheme, health is the primary obstacle.

 

CB's Thomas and Lenoir have pro skill sets and will need to contribute. The Oregon corner is a much better value pick, imo then Thomas, who was a clear reach for me.

 

OT Moore was a potential steal. Another great scheme fit that should eventually start. S Hufanga has a good opportunity to outplay his draft slot. I had him as high as a 2nd rounder at one point. RB Mitchell was apparently too good to pass up despite crowding the RB room. Carries a near identical skill set to Sermon but is even slower.

 

1. (16) Zaven Collins, LB, Tulsa

2. (49) Rondale Moore, WR, Purdue

4. (136) Marco Wilson, CB, Florida

6. (210 Victor Dimukeje, DE, Duke

6. (223) Tay Gowan, CB, UCF

7. (243) James Wiggins, S, Missouri

7. (247) Mike Menet, OC, Penn State

UDFA

Cary Angeline, TE, NC State

Lorenzo Burns,CB, Arizona

Darece Roberson, WR, Wayne St

LB Collins with the first pick represents a doubling down of sorts for GM Keim. Last year's #1 that some thought was the biggest unicorn of the draft, really stumbled out the gate before flashing late in the season. Collins has a similar skill set and play style. The question is whether a pair of off ball LBs are the difference makers in this defensive scheme in the first place.

 

WR Moore is explosive and seemingly a great fit for the scheme but he'll enter a crowded WR room and could lose out on snaps he needs to polish his game early on.

 

CB Wilson is a hard nosed competitor that flirts with Pi's but is a solid mid rounder that's more than likely to outplay his slot. DE Dimukeje is a decent 5 technique project. CB Gowan is a worthy late round flier that's the favorite of some draftniks. S Wiggins is a special teams standout that adds depth. OC Menet is practice squad material for now.