Lookback at LA Rams 2019 NFL Draft results one year later

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LA Rams David Edwards
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Round 5 pick 169

6. player. 809. . Offensive Tackle. Badgers . David Edwards

University of Wisconsin offensive tackle David Edwards was the second of two offensive linemen selected in the 2019 NFL Draft.  A versatile player, Edwards stands 6-foot-6 while weighing in at 308 pounds. Edwards was promoted to starting right guard on the offensive line after left guard  Joseph Noteboom fell to injury.  While a tackle at college, Edwards quickly learned how to play right guard in a trial-by-fire crash course.

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He saw action in all 16 games in 2019, and started 10.  His snap count of 690 was good enough for 62 percent of the offense.  He was a true baller, playing like a veteran “in the zone” despite only his first season in the NFL.  A likely best-player-available selection who became a position of great need due to injuries, Edwards was solid.

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His performance did not go unheralded.  Despite arriving from round six, Edwards 2019 PFF grade came in at 61.0, a solid score for any rookie. While that may start a parade from a day one selection, Edwards was a round six day three rookie. Getting 10 starts on the offensive line from him was a huge success for the Rams.  Beyond that, the experience should place him in solid competition for 2020 starts as well.