Los Angeles Rams: 3 questions for Week 1 preseason battle with Oakland Raiders

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1. Which rookie will shine the most?

Once again, the Rams managed to have a successful draft in April for a third year in a row, despite not actually having a first-round pick to work with.

In a way, it’s sort of amazing to look at all of the success Los Angeles has seen during their first three years under McVay without having to use a first-round pick, showing just how great of a job this team does with their homework for drafts.

From putting the team in great shape for the future at safety with Taylor Rapp to helping fill the void on defense left by Ndamukong Suh by selecting Greg Gaines, the Rams have plenty to be excited about for this year’s draft class.

As for which rookie fans should be most excited about when facing the Raiders, well it’s safe to say that all eyes will be on Darrell Henderson in the backfield when looking at all of the excitement surrounding the former Memphis star.

Even if Gurley is healthy enough to handle a heavy workload in 2019, just having Henderson present with his different style of play should give Los Angeles an extra advantage on offense in the backfield.

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Preseason may not be the most exciting thing in the world, but at least Rams fans will get a good idea of the kind of impact rookies like Henderson can make for the team during their first NFL season.