4 reasons why so many underestimate Rams best kept secret at WR

He was proclaimed as a really good start to the Rams free agency. So why are so many underestimating him? Here are 4 reasons why they are wrong to do so.
Los Angeles Rams Minicamp, Cooper Kupp, Matthew Stafford
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IV: He maintains a Rams perspective

In the NFL, the crying baby gets the bottle. What that translates into is the fact that far too many players talk about what they are going to do long before they ever do it. Perhaps some fans accept the new standard of NFL trash talking as the state of the game, but it never has sat well with me, and likely never will.

The Rams test their players in many ways. Perhaps the least discussed method of being tested is the manner in which the team compels players to earn offensive snaps. And for veteran wide receiver Demarcus Robinson, you near the exact opposite of indignancy and hubris. What you hear in his interview with Rams reporter J.B. Long is a mature understanding of the coaches' dilemma with trying to distribute one football among so many worthy receivers.

He even took time to praise rookie WR Puka Nacua in this interview.

Keep in mind that this interview occurred on December 13, 2023, just days before he would get his first start in the offense. It was also timed to fall in the midst of his four game scoring streak. But at no time did he turn this opportunity into a 'look at me' love fest.

Sometimes, humble soft-spoken players do not seem to get as noticed by reporters and analysts as more loud-spoken players. But I am one fan who prefers the Demarcus Robinson type of receiver. His perspective is clearly anchored in the we-not-me perspective. And when the chips are down, and the team needs players to rally and circle the wagons, the softer-spoken players seem to find ways to step up.