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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.....

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

laram1383August 08, 2017 05:17PM

  Well said.. very well said...

JamesJM253August 08, 2017 05:24PM

  Re:Take a look at this Jimmy..

laram203August 09, 2017 04:43AM

  Too much youth at wr imo

RFIP219August 08, 2017 05:33PM

  Some WR's are born old...

JamesJM221August 08, 2017 05:36PM

  Re:Look around the league..

laram237August 08, 2017 05:43PM

  You might want to tell that to...

RFIP172August 09, 2017 02:05AM

  I agree with Vinnie

droopy231August 08, 2017 06:12PM

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

max155August 09, 2017 04:06AM

  The 2016 Patriots

RamFanEsq152August 09, 2017 04:16AM

  X factor

RFIP164August 09, 2017 04:25AM

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

max162August 09, 2017 04:30AM


RamFanEsq142August 09, 2017 05:08AM

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

Rams43194August 08, 2017 06:13PM

  Re: No doubt about it

merlin168August 08, 2017 06:56PM

  I hope so

NewMexicoRam140August 08, 2017 07:02PM

  Whoever you are, stop hacking laram's login!

Saguaro200August 08, 2017 07:13PM

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

Rampage2K-173August 08, 2017 07:42PM

  Re: Yeah...

dzrams146August 08, 2017 08:13PM

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

laram122August 09, 2017 04:27AM

  Well, I always said...

Saguaro174August 09, 2017 05:15AM

  I agree

zn184August 08, 2017 08:13PM

  Re: I agree

Killrazor167August 09, 2017 12:59AM

  Re: I agree

zn177August 09, 2017 01:15AM

  Offense has tremendously underachieved

Rams_81171August 09, 2017 01:43AM

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

RockRam175August 09, 2017 02:25AM


RFIP171August 09, 2017 02:30AM

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

RockRam129August 09, 2017 02:42AM

  It's not even debatable

RFIP157August 09, 2017 03:00AM

  Re: NE

Rams43149August 09, 2017 05:10AM

  I concur

RFIP156August 09, 2017 05:17AM

  Re: if Goff...

Speed_Kills171August 09, 2017 02:42AM

  its all relative though.....

wv ram163August 09, 2017 02:48AM

  Now THAT is a good question.

RockRam182August 09, 2017 03:04AM

  Re: its all relative though.....

max142August 09, 2017 04:47AM

  Re: its all relative though? well yes and no

zn188August 09, 2017 09:16AM

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

Crazylegs146August 09, 2017 03:54AM

  Yes but

RFIP159August 09, 2017 04:03AM

  Rams need "chain movers that can extend drives"

LMU93168August 09, 2017 04:48AM

  great point nm

21Dog141August 09, 2017 05:20AM

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

CraigMatson145August 09, 2017 08:48AM

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

rambleon170August 09, 2017 08:11AM

  All of these weapons have huge question marks

TonyHunter87148August 09, 2017 10:06AM

  True. But I think that's the point.

RFL201August 09, 2017 10:50AM

  Re: Precisely RFL...NM

laram148August 09, 2017 11:25AM


wv ram144August 09, 2017 12:27PM

  That, too!

RFL161August 09, 2017 12:34PM

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

Florida_Ram205August 09, 2017 02:27PM

  Yes they are weapons

no name149August 09, 2017 02:10PM

  interesting analogy nm

21Dog138August 09, 2017 03:17PM

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

Classicalwit132August 09, 2017 04:40PM

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

zn151August 09, 2017 05:11PM

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

Florida_Ram147November 14, 2017 05:28PM