3 reasons why the LA Rams roster will best PFF's paltry projections

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Reason I: Rams had far better 2024 draft than many realize

It's almost impossible to alter a national narrative regarding an NFL team once that narrative becomes a cliche. For the Philadelphia Eagles, they will never lose the reputation of the fanbase that snowballed Santa. For the Dallas Cowboys, they will always be referred to as "America's Team," despite their lack of ultimate success. For the New England Patriots, their reputation for defying rules will haunt them for many years to come. And for the Los Angeles Rams, the reputation as a team that claims "F Them Picks," in the NFL Draft is far too commonplace.

The team had a first-round pick in the 2024 NFL Draft and made a selection with the 19th overall pick. In fact, the Rams possess their first-round picks in all future drafts as far as the eye can see. But those are details that only Rams fans pay attention to. Casual NFL analysts ignore the team's draft far too regularly.

The team added 10 players in the draft this year. Even with conservative estimates, the team has four or more potential starters out of this draft class. Optimistically speaking, all but two are likely to be key contributors this season.

That works out to eight players who could see meaningful action for the team this year.

In any given year, a good rookie class yields three players who make meaningful contributions that season. A great rookie class produces four meaningful contributors. This year's class could be the perfect encore from a sensational 2023 draft class, and could outshine last year's class with even more contributors.

Perhaps most of all, the LA Rams are not subject to random chance or coincidence. The team's coaching staff has and continues to skew the results of young prospect additions to the team towards positive and productive careers. Even as the NFL continues to search for a secret sauce to success, they fail to grasp what this team has done all along.

Coaches coach up players. Players execute the coaches' plays on the football field. The NFL team that executes plays more consistently finds more success. And that has only improved for the Los Angeles Rams for 2024.

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