2020 NFL Draft options
While any possible trade involving RB Todd Gurley may help the Rams financial situation, it will create a new huge talent hole in the roster. Without some help in the draft by adding picks, the LA Rams are fairly limited as to a “splash” move for the 2020 NFL Draft.
That is not to say that the draft has few options. To be fair, solid rushing talent can be found throughout the draft. To date, we’ve run several mock drafts with blind eyes to adding new rushing talent to the roster. After all, the Rams used a valuable 2019 third-round pick to bring Memphis speedster Darrell Henderson to the team. Ironically, Henderson did not get much use in 2019. Instead, the team became a pass-heavy offense.
The Rams have options at undrafted free agents in 2020. We had explored some post-draft rookie prospects for fullback in a previous article, and believe that is one option for the team as soon as the draft concludes. We also believe a speedster running back may fall out of the draft, like Washington Husky running back Salvon Ahmed.
But filling a vacancy like RB Todd Gurley‘s cannot be left to who might fall to day three or out of the draft altogether. That type of void would require a top rated running back, likely with the Rams round two pick at 52. Who might the Rams target in the draft to take over at running back? We have a few prospects: