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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II: Robinson scores a TD once in every 10 targets

The Rams toggled their offense through the likes of rookie wide receiver Puka Nacua, speedy wide receive Tutu Atwell, wiley veteran WR Cooper Kupp, and even former wide receiver Van Jefferson, and did so long before ever throwing a single pass in the direction of Demarcus Robinson. But despite trialing so many other receivers, Robinson truly proved to be incredibly effective when he finally got involved in the offense.

And no other receiver on the roster came close to scoring a touchdown for every 10 targets. That's saying something for a player who was not targeted at all in nine of 17 games in 2023.

While it is highly unlikely that he could sustain his pace in 2023, let's just imagine what that would have meant if other Rams receivers were as proficient at scoring. Rookie WR Puka Nacua would have scored 16 TDs versus the six touchdowns that he did score. Veteran WR Cooper Kupp would have put up 10 TDs in 2023, rather than the five touchdowns that he actually scored.

For that matter, Kupp's 2021 performance would have resulted in 20 touchdowns rather than the 16 TDs that he did score.

In 2023, Robinson averaged 14.3 yards per reception, a career-best. He also averaged 9.5 yards per target, another career high. While he may have had more receiving yards elsewhere, Robinson was never as effective and efficient as he was in the Rams offense. Had the team targeted him in 17 rather than just eight games, he would have flirted with nearly 800 yards and nine touchdowns.