Ramblin’ Fans’ Monday Morning Links: Luck Vs. Bradford, Salary Caps, And Replacements


Long weekend? Too early of a morning? Start the week off with the best St. Louis Rams articles from the weekend that you might have missed, right here at Ramblin’ Fan…

Friday Toss-Up: Sam Bradford vs. Andrew Luck

Sports Illustrated’s Chris Burke has recently begun a series, debating which player will be “better” in 2013. His matchup this week was between Sam Bradford and the sophomore, Andrew Luck. This overall analysis of each player is fair, but fails in his rational behind his choice between the two: 1) Amendola and Gibson were Brandford’s leading receivers in 2012? Not so much… 2) Luck more “consistent” last season? 54.1% overall completion percentage (seven games with 50% or lower), 23 touchdowns/23 turnovers, five games with 2+ interceptions….

Salary Re-Capping: The Post-June 1 Designation And Quintin Mikell

Curious how the St. Louis Rams are faring under the cap now that free agency has essentially ended for the team. For those “number hungry” Rams’ fans, this is a must-read!

5 Things We Learned from St. Louis Rams OTAs

For once, there appear to be fewer question marks than answers as the St. Louis Rams make their way through the offseason workouts. Bleacher Report breaks down several of those, most of which should be music to the desperate fans’ ears!

The replacements: Outlooks for players stepping in for big names

This isn’t specifically about the Rams, but Peter Prisco does touch on how the St. Louis Rams will replace the once-tenured Steven Jackson in the backfield. Is it possible that there could still be a 1,000-yard rusher on the roster? He thinks so…

St. Louis Rams Training Camp Profile: Zac Stacy

Rant Sports has been breaking down all of the Rams’ rookies in their “Training Camp” series. Most fans are fairly well-acquainted by now with the “stars” of the draft, like Tavon Austin and Alec Ogletree. However, little has been written about the other potential replacement for Steven Jackson.