3 veterans who won't make LA Rams roster Week 1

The 2023 LA Rams are out to prove they can once again contend with veteran talent, but some veterans won't be so lucky

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Sean McVay has many of his key veterans back and healthy for the 2023 season, and that's why this LA Rams team is one that should not be counted out.

Yet, no one is really talking about the Rams as a threat, even though just two years ago this organization was celebrating with a Lombardi Trophy.

With two of the best offensive and defensive players in the league on the same roster, no one should count the Rams out. Speaking of that roster, it will begin to take shape as the summer rolls on.

Come Week 1, some veterans won't be so fortunate to make this final roster.

Larrell Murchison, DT

If you're playing defensive tackle for the Rams, rule number one is pretty simple: you will not be starting unless your name is Aaron Donald. It's going to be tough to supplant arguably the most dominant defensive player in the league, so let's clear that up right away.

The Rams also went out and spent a valuable draft pick on Wake Forest defensive tackle Kobie Turner in the third round this year. Turner is going to get some run, and won't have to worry about making this team in the least bit. He'll be an asset to this defensive line rotation, no question.

Whether we're talking nose tackle, defensive tackle or end, veteran Larrell Murchison has at least six players ahead of him on the depth chart, currently. Not to mention, next to him are a few other players vying for a spot, including a pair of rookies.

While Murchison did notch a pair of sacks in three games last year for the Rams, he also faces an uphill battle. He'll more than likely be a practice squad candidate come Week 1.