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Rams need "chain movers that can extend drives"

August 09, 2017 04:48AM
A lot of talk of 'big-play weapons' and if the Rams do or do not have those. They probably don't (until someone like Reynolds or Thomas develops). But you know what? They need "chain movers that can extend drives" MUCH more than guys that can burn 50+ yards downfield. And with Woods, Kupp, and probably the TEs (in this scheme) they have that more now. Maybe count others there too.

We might forget just how awful this team was converting first downs. Last in the league. 31.5%. Compare that to McVay's Redskins' offense which was 5th in the league at 45.2%. Again the Rams don't have Garcon, Jackson and Reed but they do have more reliable pass catchers than what they had in 2016 and a far less predictable offense. Could they split the difference this year between those numbers (that would be 38.3%)? Well, if so that would have been good for 16th in the NFL last year. I'd sign up for that.

Let's walk before we run.....
SubjectAuthorViewsPosted

  I disagree with Vinny and some fans.....

laram1372August 08, 2017 05:17PM

  Well said.. very well said...

JamesJM252August 08, 2017 05:24PM

  Re:Take a look at this Jimmy..

laram202August 09, 2017 04:43AM

  Too much youth at wr imo

RFIP216August 08, 2017 05:33PM

  Some WR's are born old...

JamesJM218August 08, 2017 05:36PM

  Re:Look around the league..

laram236August 08, 2017 05:43PM

  You might want to tell that to...

RFIP161August 09, 2017 02:05AM

  I agree with Vinnie

droopy227August 08, 2017 06:12PM

  We got 1 guy who runs under 4.5 and he can't run routes

max154August 09, 2017 04:06AM

  The 2016 Patriots

RamFanEsq148August 09, 2017 04:16AM

  X factor

RFIP163August 09, 2017 04:25AM

  Yup. All we need is GOAT QB and we're fine

max159August 09, 2017 04:30AM

  Titans

RamFanEsq137August 09, 2017 05:08AM

  Re: I disagree with Vinny and some fans.....

Rams43191August 08, 2017 06:13PM

  Re: No doubt about it

merlin168August 08, 2017 06:56PM

  I hope so

NewMexicoRam139August 08, 2017 07:02PM

  Whoever you are, stop hacking laram's login!

Saguaro197August 08, 2017 07:13PM

  Re: Whoever you are, stop hacking laram's login!

Rampage2K-169August 08, 2017 07:42PM

  Re: Yeah...

dzrams144August 08, 2017 08:13PM

  Re: The style and outlook of the team has also changed...NM

laram118August 09, 2017 04:27AM

  Well, I always said...

Saguaro170August 09, 2017 05:15AM

  I agree

zn181August 08, 2017 08:13PM

  Re: I agree

Killrazor162August 09, 2017 12:59AM

  Re: I agree

zn175August 09, 2017 01:15AM

  Offense has tremendously underachieved

Rams_81164August 09, 2017 01:43AM

  Yep. The offense has some pieces, but it also had some under Fisher

RockRam167August 09, 2017 02:25AM

  NE

RFIP166August 09, 2017 02:30AM

  Yeah, well, certainly so on the QB.....not on the TE

RockRam126August 09, 2017 02:42AM

  It's not even debatable

RFIP155August 09, 2017 03:00AM

  Re: NE

Rams43142August 09, 2017 05:10AM

  I concur

RFIP149August 09, 2017 05:17AM

  Re: if Goff...

Speed_Kills169August 09, 2017 02:42AM

  its all relative though.....

wv ram161August 09, 2017 02:48AM

  Now THAT is a good question.

RockRam175August 09, 2017 03:04AM

  Re: its all relative though.....

max137August 09, 2017 04:47AM

  Re: its all relative though? well yes and no

zn180August 09, 2017 09:16AM

  The Rams should have had 4 more wins......

Crazylegs142August 09, 2017 03:54AM

  Yes but

RFIP155August 09, 2017 04:03AM

  Rams need "chain movers that can extend drives"

LMU93163August 09, 2017 04:48AM

  great point nm

21Dog135August 09, 2017 05:20AM

  Re: Rams need "chain movers that can extend drives"

CraigMatson140August 09, 2017 08:48AM

  None of the "weapons" you listed are proven quantities.

rambleon165August 09, 2017 08:11AM

  All of these weapons have huge question marks

TonyHunter87143August 09, 2017 10:06AM

  True. But I think that's the point.

RFL189August 09, 2017 10:50AM

  Re: Precisely RFL...NM

laram140August 09, 2017 11:25AM

  pundit-ocracy

wv ram141August 09, 2017 12:27PM

  That, too!

RFL157August 09, 2017 12:34PM

  Re: True. But I think that's the point. Double "Ditto" RFL

Florida_Ram195August 09, 2017 02:27PM

  Yes they are weapons

no name145August 09, 2017 02:10PM

  interesting analogy nm

21Dog132August 09, 2017 03:17PM

  Re: I disagree with Vinny and some fans.....

Classicalwit128August 09, 2017 04:40PM

  Re: I disagree with Vinny and some fans.....

zn144August 09, 2017 05:11PM

  I disagree with Vinny and some fans.. "weapons" Bump

Florida_Ram139November 14, 2017 05:28PM