Tough guy II: Unleash the Kraken
Defensive lineman Bobby Brown was a powerful prospect chosen in the 2021 NFL Draft and has all of the tools of a disruptive presence on the line of scrimmage. While he had played behind a deep and incredibly talented defensive line, the ranks have thinned out a bit, and he is now fifth on the depth chart on a 3-4 defensive front.
So play him.
It was rather clear that the Rams defensive front has been pushed around recently. In fact, during the Monday Night Football broadcast, game commentators pointed out that the Rams 3-4 defensive configuration was just not working, and that the team would be well advised to add another down lineman to the mix. A player like Bobby Brown would be a nice addition to that line of scrimmage.
Bobby Brown is gnawing at the bit
Yes, he is a bit raw and unrefined, but experience and knowledge rise rapidly for a young defensive lineman in a game like Week 10. And what better way to gain that experience than to place him on a defensive front alongside Aaron Donald, A’Shawn Robinson, and Greg Gaines?
While Bobby Brown III may not be a fully vetted NFL star just yet, he has the right talent and culture to get there. But he cannot do so in a vacuum. At some point, he will need to test his progress and then use that to focus even more acutely on what he needs to round out his performance.
The Rams need to get more beef on that defensive front. Where’s the beef? On the Rams bench in the form of defensive lineman Bobby Brown.