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With the 60th overall pick in Round 2, the LA Rams select

Darius Robinson, a defensive end out of Missouri. Robinson arrives and immediately is slotted in to compete for former DE Jonah Williams' defensive snaps. Standing 6-foot-5 and weighing a burly 285 pounds, Robinson is an ideal successor to a position that has boasted 6-foot-5, 275-pound DE Jonah Williams, and 6-foot-3 275-pound DE Morgan Fox before that.

I love Robinson here, and on the defensive front with his hand in the dirt. But he has extensive experience in both a two-point and three-point stance, allowing the team to create unfathomable stunts that will baffle even the most prepared offenses. Robinson has mad skills for his position, and will give the Rams front seven a boost in both run and pass defense.

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Despite projecting Robinson as a defensive end, he instantly competes for the starting role and brings a robust pass rush with him. In his final two seasons with the Missouri Tigers, Robinson sacked opposing quarterbacks 12.0 times. In 2023, he put up 8.5 quarterback sacks, so yes, he brings a quality set of pass rush skills.

Because he is agile, big, power-packed, ferocious, and passionate, he has the ability to give the Rams a viable lineman who can line up anywhere for specific sub packages. Even in a rotational role, his skills are an ideal change up to that of DE Desjuan Johnson. Without Aaron Donald on the defensive line, the Rams will likely need to consider bulking up a bit to ensure a quality run defense. Darius Robinson checks all the boxes.