Apr 26, 2013; St. Louis, MO, USA; St. Louis Rams general manager Les Snead during a press conference at ContinuityX Training Center. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Curry-USA TODAY Sports

Ramblin' Fans' Lunchtime Links: Quarterback Worth, Rookies, And $19,000 Gasoline

 

How many victories QBs are really worth

If you follow ESPN with any regularity, you are well aware of the QBR statistic that they are attempting to incorporate into the larger sports world, specifically aimed at more accurately grading quarterbacks.  Mike Sando attempts to use this figure to determine “how many wins” a quarterback is worth in the NFC West. Surprisingly, he half-heartedly suggests the Rams could make it to double-digit wins if Sam Bradford can continue his progression.

 

Rams Add 22 Rookie Free Agents

Nick Wagoner lists the entire list of undrafted free agents, combined with a compelling argument for why some “top rated” rookies might choose the Rams over another organization. Who will make the cut this year?

 

For Fisher, big part of job is keeping up with youth

Jeff Fisher has always been known as a “player’s coach,” something that has help him with building rapport and chemistry throughout his career. In this piece, courtesy of Jim Thomas, you can snag a little insight into Fisher’s mindset… and, if you thought that $4.00/gallon was high, wait until you hear how much one rookie had to pay.

 

Backup quarterbacks helped Rams decide on Austin, Bailey

For those who were on the Tavon Austin bandwagon prior to the Rams selecting him 8th overall in the draft, you can thank Austin Davis and Kellen Clemens. According to Les Snead, the two backups played a fairly significant role in nailing down the decision to move up and snag the WVU playmaker.

 

Why the St. Louis Rams Won the 2013 NFL Draft

Bleacher Report takes an in-depth look at the 2013 offseason, including all of the precursor events leading up the 2013 NFL Draft. From every free agent signing to every draft selection, the St. Louis Rams’ appeared to be in control of their own destiny since the season ended in February. Here is why they won…

 

The Panic Room

If you missed the “War Room” article on Monday from Sports Illustrated’s Peter King, you are truly missing out. The article is so amazing, I won’t even give a teaser… just check it out.

 

 

 

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