Los Angeles Rams' 5 Biggest Draft Needs Heading Into 2016 Combine

By Jacob Camenker

The Los Angeles Rams are officially going to be moving to their new home this season and they are going to have to be competitive in order to win over the fanbase. In order to do that, the team needs to add some young talent in the draft, and they need to look particularly hard at these five positions.

Los Angeles Rams\' 5 Biggest Draft Needs Heading Into 2016 Combine
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5. Center

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Tim Barnes was an okay starter last season, but he can stand to be upgraded. The Rams should look into adding a center in the middle rounds as Ryan Kelly and Jack Allen will be available for the team on Day 2 of the draft.

5. Center

Tim Barnes was an okay starter last season, but he can stand to be upgraded. The Rams should look into adding a center in the middle rounds as Ryan Kelly and Jack Allen will be available for the team on Day 2 of the draft.

4. Cornerback

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Both Janoris Jenkins and Trumaine Johnson are free agents for the Rams. They should retain at least one of them. If they cannot keep both, the team should take a cornerback in the middle rounds of the draft just to ensure that they have ample depth.

4. Cornerback

Both Janoris Jenkins and Trumaine Johnson are free agents for the Rams. They should retain at least one of them. If they cannot keep both, the team should take a cornerback in the middle rounds of the draft just to ensure that they have ample depth.

3. Defensive End

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The Rams have two free agents at defensive end in William Hayes and Eugene Sims. Both are quality backups and if one is not retained, then the team will need to add a depth player who can eventually take over for Chris Long.

3. Defensive End

The Rams have two free agents at defensive end in William Hayes and Eugene Sims. Both are quality backups and if one is not retained, then the team will need to add a depth player who can eventually take over for Chris Long.

2. Wide Receiver

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Part of the issue with the Rams’ offense last season was that they did not have any receiving threats outside of Tavon Austin. The team should look into adding a new weapon for their quarterback, and Kenny Lawler may be a Day 2 option for them.

2. Wide Receiver

Part of the issue with the Rams’ offense last season was that they did not have any receiving threats outside of Tavon Austin. The team should look into adding a new weapon for their quarterback, and Kenny Lawler may be a Day 2 option for them.

1. Quarterback

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Simply put, Nick Foles and Case Keenum are not NFL level starters. The Rams need to find an upgrade at quarterback in this draft. The team should look into trading up to select California star Jared Goff in the first round.

1. Quarterback

Simply put, Nick Foles and Case Keenum are not NFL level starters. The Rams need to find an upgrade at quarterback in this draft. The team should look into trading up to select California star Jared Goff in the first round.

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