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Rams' heavy usage of dime defense will put spotlight on young DBs

May 21, 2020 05:35AM
Rams' heavy usage of dime defense will put spotlight on young DBs

Cameron DaSilva

Whether they’re ready or not, the Los Angeles Rams’ young defensive backs will be in the spotlight a lot next season. After Eric Weddle’s retirement and the team’s decision to let Nickell Robey-Coleman become a free agent, Los Angeles is banking on first- and second-year players to step up in those voids.

Taylor Rapp is already a proven starter after replacing John Johnson last season, but Terrell Burgess, David Long Jr. and Jordan Fuller will all likely be called upon at some point to contribute.

That’s especially likely if the Rams continue using dime personnel packages as much as they did in 2019. According to Pro Football Focus, the Rams used their dime defense more than every team in the NFL but one (the Packers) last year.

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