7 LA Rams sneak preview keys for mandatory minicamp in mid June 2024

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Sneak Preview I: Rams receivers

The LA Rams wide receiver room in 2023 seemed to be a bit chaotic, as the team enjoyed unprecedented success from rookie WR Puka Nacua, but struggled to get veteran WR Cooper Kupp on a clean bill of health. That status of uncertainty seemed to be the theme to the team's early season struggles that led to a pedestrian start of 3-6.

It was not until the team discovered just how productive WR Demarcus Robinson could be in this offense in the second half of the season that success seemed to happen far more consistently and easily. But did the team learn enough from 2023 to prevent another slow start to the 2024 NFL season? And did the team do enough in the offseason to bolster the potential for the team's passing game?

Or, as we have mentioned in other articles, have the team's initiatives to bolster the offensive line, tight ends, and backfield become a harbinger of a more run-centric offense this year?

While definitive answers to those questions will have to wait, the team has a lot of new faces in the receiver room to put through their paces this offseason. Perhaps the greatest enigma of the group is rookie WR Jordan Whittington. Despite modest projections in his draft profile, Whittington seems to embody all of the basic principles for a receiver who will flourish in this offense. Now the question is, will he?

But even as the team tries to determine the strengths of rookies, many veterans are still seeking their big breakout year. Can Tutu Atwell finally break out in the final year of his rookie contract? Can WR Tyler Johnson contribute this season? Can Cooper Kupp put injuries behind him, and reclaim his All-Pro form in 2024?

Ultimately, do the Rams have enough horsepower in the receiver room? Or will the team need to sign additional help?

The LA Rams Mandatory Minicamp happens this week. Stay tuned.

And as always, thanks for reading.