Latest LA Rams Mock Draft plays the numbers game to address vital needs

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Round 2: With the 52nd pick

The LA Rams select DT Ruke Orhorhoro, Clemson. While it's unusual for the team to target the same college in successive picks, Ruke Orhorhoro is too good to resist in the second round. Orhorhoro is a versatile defensive lineman, and a wonder new face to a defensive line who will be led by DL Coach Giff Smith.

Orhorhoro is a player who can line up practically anywhere on the team's defensive front, allowing the defensive line rotation to change throughout the season to ensure that the best players are rested and in the best position to make an impact. A nose tackle/defensive tackle by trade, the 6-foot-4, 294-pound Orhorhoro is a long-armed nightmare for offensive coordinators.

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Because he is so versatile, he can sub in at any position, while giving the team a powerful fire-hydrant-like option for goal line and short-yardage scenarios. Though tall, he has great instincts at leverage, getting under an offensive lineman's pads and giving him the advantage at the point of attack.

Building a better pass rush is not just about the edge. The Rams defense necessitates one outside linebacker take coverage duties, so drafting an edge rusher simply means that rookie, or Byron Young, are covering the flat. WIth a player like Orhorhoro, you get pure pass rush boost.

Two picks and two defenders. When will the LA Rams turn to the offensive side of the football?