4 Rams players who are as good as gone in 2024

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3. Christian Rozeboom, LB

Continuing the theme of talking defense, this Rams defense is hopefully going to look a lot different in 2024, and another position that should change is the current one occupied by linebacker Christian Rozeboom. This year, Rozeboom is second in total snaps among Rams linebackers with 437. He has also been incredibly ineffective in both coverage and against the run.

Rozeboom has specifically been bad against the run, if we're going to point out one glaring weakness. On the season, he has 43 solo tackles and 12 missed tackles, per Pro Football Focus. In a division where he has to play against guys like Christian McCaffrey, the underrated James Conner and a tandem like Kenneth Walker and Zach Charbonnet, the Rams need more from him.

His 17.9 percent missed tackle rate is unacceptable. Los Angeles is sorely missing a guy like Bobby Wagner, whose stint may have been short, but also showed the team what was possible. In next year's draft and free agency class, L.A. needs to address linebacker in a major way. Maybe someone like a Patrick Queen should be at the forefront of priorities, or even Josey Jewell. Both would be welcomed signings.