5 best-case schedule scenarios for the LA Rams in the 2024 season

With the new season's schedule due out this week, what are some of the best-case scenarios that LA Rams fans can hope for?
Matthew Stafford, Kyren Williams, Los Angeles Rams
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After rebounding to end the 2023 NFL season with a record of 10-7, LA Rams and fans have every reason to feel hopeful that the 2024 NFL season will produce even better results. Of course, expectations can be problematic if they are not addressed with careful planning, hard work, and a humble perspective that takes nothing for granted.

Timing and durability are two factors that can be the difference between competing in the NFL Championship Game or not earning a berth in the NFL Playoffs. And it's that razor thin margin of error that is so difficult to address with a roster makeup, coaching, or the quality of an NFL team's training camp.

The durabilty of players can be managed as long as the players, trainers, and coaches are all on the same page in terms of managing workloads and ensuring that players are not ridden hard through the season. To that objective, the team has taken steps to overlap depth and skillsets to offer alternatives and options to keep the team humming throughout the game and the season, even if key players need to rest.

But the NFL schedule always seems to fall into that 'it is what it is,' category. And that can be problematic. The two NFL teams that met in the Super Bowl LVIII, the Kansas City Chiefs and the San Francisco 49ers, each benefitted from a rather favorable 2023 NFL schedule, plus enduring the 17-game season relatively healthy. The Chiefs faced two opponents after their BYE, and enjoyed a Week 10 BYE. The 49ers enjoyed a Week 9 BYE, but faced four opponents in 2023 after their BYE, a similar number to that of the LA Rams.

Still, that was then, this is now. The LA Rams have a new season ahead, with a brand new roster that is bursting with energy and passion. So, will the NFL schedulers have a heart and not pit these Rams against NFL teams coming off their BYE in 2024? As a matter of fact, what would be the best-case scenario for the LA Rams 2024 NFL schedule? Let's check it out: