10 worst Rams draft picks of LA Rams GM Les Snead's era

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VIII - OLB Terrell Lewis

With the 84th overall pick in the 2020 NFL Draft, the LA Rams select outside linebacker Terrell Lewis from the University of Alabama. This was another rookie selection who had good optics on those occasions when he suited up, but then the wheels fell off.

Lewis arrived on the LA Rams roster as a 6-foot-5 262-pound behemoth at the outside linebacker position. The entire NFL was aware of medical flags, as he had suffered a torn ACL in his junior season, an injury that continued to concern NFL scouts and personnel executives in the days leading up to the 2020 NFL Draft. The LA Rams, desperate to add punch to their pass rush, took a chance on medical reports erring on the conservative side and chose Lewis in the third round.

Frankly, If not for medical concerns, the LA Rams would never have had the chance to draft Lewis. But the team did draft Lewis, and despite the complexities of running training camp with the heightened security of COVID-19 protocols, he did see action that rookie season. In fact, in just his fifth game, he recorded two quarterback sacks against the Seattle Seahawks and QB Russell Wilson.

Lewis would only get four more quarterback sacks for the LA Rams before he two was released with 1.5 years remaining on his rookie contract. He is currently playing for the Chicago Bears, and he could very well turn his career around. But he never seemed to get on track for the Rams defense.